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Fifth annual Crooks Second Line set to party and march down Duval Street

On Sunday, Jan. 26, the Bahama Village Music Program presents the fifth annual Crooks Second Line party and procession, set to celebrate the lives of musicians, community leaders and friends loved and lost with a three-tiered event that begins with a Hog’s Breath Saloon parking lot party at noon, a parade down Duval led by Grand Marshal Bill Blue at […]

Aqua Idol for the Waterfront at Aqua Nightclub

Fans of elimination-based singing competitions will be thrilled to hear that Aqua Idol to benefit the Waterfront Playhouse has returned to Aqua Nightclub on Wednesday evenings. As always, the tirelessly talent scouting Lynda Frechette has assembled an insanely talented group of singers to entertain a packed house week in and week out. Each season of Aqua Idol benefits a different […]

Christopher Peterson: The one and only EYECON

Christopher Peterson performs in the Cabaret at Key West’s LaTeDa, whose website bills him as “a master of impersonations” and calls his comic timing “impeccable.” “The show is all live, no lip-sync, and audiences will be thrilled with his characterizations of Joan Rivers, Bette Midler and more.” His Judy Garland (probably his favorite), Liza Minelli and Marilyn Monroe are uncanny, […]

Citizen Cope returns to Key West Theater


Substance. That is what you’ll find at the heart of the music Citizen Cope creates. It’s what has endeared the man born Clarence Greenwood to a legion of fans and found a number of high-profile artists, including Carlos Santana, Sheryl Crow and the late Richie Havens, recording his songs and working with him. Cope finds himself back in public eye […]

35th Key West Craft Show on tap

One of the Keys’ largest and most anticipated craft shows is right around the corner. The 35th Key West Craft Show takes place Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Over 70 local and national artists will line Whitehead and Caroline streets. The presidential gates will be open to welcome guests to […]

Tennessee Williams Theatre hosts NPR’s From The Top live


From the Top, the nationally-distributed NPR program and podcast that celebrates the voices and talents of America’s brightest young classical musicians, will bring its next live recording event to the Tennessee Williams Theatre on the campus of The College of the Florida Keys on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m., featuring two remarkable musicians and guest hosts: violinist Elena Urioste […]

Sawdust, sweat and glitter!


Zia Charters Captain and firefighter Jeremy Hackworth must have been part of the glitterati at some point. He’s been referred to as Mr. Key West too often not to. Let’s check in on his tips for carbonara, quixotic adventures on motorcycles and that one time he smuggled a keg of beer into an R2-D2. Oh, and of course, if you […]

Kentucky Headhunters perform at Smokin’ Tuna Saloon


“Rowdy, twanging, wild-eyed Southern rockers perform songs that insist on down-home roots. The Headhunters bring a sense of bar- band recklessness, riffing with unchecked muscle, combining country roots with ferocious, bluesy hard rock.” — The New York Times “Substantial, guitar-driven Southern rock … crunching guitars and aggressive percussion.” — Rolling Stone “One of the best and most influential country rock bands. […]

Tibetan film and reception celebrates Drepung Gomang Monks’ Sacred Arts festival in Key West

In celebration of the Drepung Gomang Monks’ 2020 Sacred Arts Tour and visit to Key West, Key West Tara Mandala presents “Kalachakra: The Enlightenment” at the Tropic Cinema (416 Eaton St.) on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m., with a brief welcome reception for the monks prior to the film starting at 6:30 p.m. and a Q & A moderated […]

The Red Barn asks: Does your life suck?

You may not think that life sucks, or that the world is somehow messed up and you’re getting a sour bite of the apple. You may, in fact, think that life is everything you hoped it would or could be. Or maybe it just doesn’t matter to you … you’re cool, no matter what. But you’ll certainly give that question […]

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