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Last chance to catch Kreg Kelley at SALT

For the month of July, SALT Gallery (830 Fleming St., www.saltislandprovisions.com) is showing “Pulchra Creaturae (Beautiful Creatures),” a new collection of whimsical mixed media paintings by local artist Kreg Kelley. This week is the last to view Kreg’s new works. A Key West-based artist as of summer 2013, Kreg won his first art award at the age of 12 with […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s 700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com Aqua 711 Duval St. 2-6 p.m. $5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beers www.aquakeywest.com Bagatelle 115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers www.Bagatellekeywest.com Blackfin 918 Duval St. 4:30-6:30 p.m. $7 menu www.blackfinbistro.com Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar 804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ rocks the Waterfront Playhouse


Shrek The Musical Jr. will delight audiences of all ages with performances on Friday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Based on the Dreamworks Animation motion picture and the book by William Steig, the musical has a book and lyrics by David Lindsay Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori. “Shrek The […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com Aqua 711 Duval St. 2-6 p.m. $5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beers www.aquakeywest.com Bagatelle  115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers www.Bagatellekeywest.com Blackfin  918 Duval St. 4:30-6:30 p.m. $7 menu www.blackfinbistro.com Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

Surf’s up at Fort East Martello:

Donavon Frankenreiter concert will be a wave the whole family can drop in on

On Saturday, July 27, pro surfer turned musician Donavon Frankenreiter will be back to send out his breezy, laid-back vibes and upbeat lyrics in a 7-9 p.m. performance at historic Fort East Martello (3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd.). The show is part of Key West Art & Historical Society’s “Music at Martello Series,” a program established to promote the arts and […]

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Olga Manosalvas exhibit to be presented by Key West Art & Historical Society at Custom House Museum

Olga Manosalvas is a polyglot, of sorts. Take a trip through her work and you’ll see that she speaks multiple languages through well-defined explorations, artistic styles and mediums. Her obra de mano, or handmade work, reveals her divergent paths, observations and tics. Olga’s work is a garrison of grotesques, saints, sinners and bawling babies. No one is left untouched — […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

  Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com Aqua  711 Duval St. 2-6 p.m. $5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beers www.aquakeywest.com Bagatelle  115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers www.Bagatellekeywest.com Blackfin  918 Duval St. 4:30-6:30 p.m. $7 menu www.blackfinbistro.com Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 […]

World-class marimbist creates a musical love letter to Key West


As part of his artist residency at The Studios of Key West, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Ben Wahlund, a Grammy nominated, award-winning music educator, composer and performer, will present “Mile Marker Zero,” a recitallength solo marimba work comprised of 12 short pieces — an assortment of musical memories collected around Key West. Tickets for the concert can […]

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Last week to catch Mango Madness at The Studios of Key West

Mango season is here, and The Studios of Key West (533 Eaton St.) has been celebrating with its most popular exhibition of the year. Every summer, The Studios celebrates the slowing down of our high-traffic island and the heating up of the summer season with a special Members’ Show. This week is the last week for the public to enjoy […]

Its namesake never saw it, but Audubon House still worth a look



It’s midway through the tour of Key West’s stunningly pretty Audubon House and Tropical Gardens that the truth comes out: John James Audubon — famed naturalist painter, whose lifelike paintings of bird portraits line the walls of the museum — never actually lived in the Audubon House. But don’t let this spoiler keep you from visiting; indeed, a visit to […]


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