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Key West Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Polar Opposites Opening Reception, 6 PM
Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. 294-3973. Luckystreetgallery.com
James Barr-Nobles, B. Lucy Stevens.
The Road Less Traveled, Members’ Show Opening Reception, 5 PM
Arts Council, The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St. 295-4369. keysarts.com
Kick-off the season. Light refreshments and parking. Hidden in Plein View Exhibit excerpts by photographer Sheelman in the stairwell gallery.
Upper Duval Art Stroll, 6 PM
Special art exhibitions & receptions at galleries & shops along Upper Duval from United to Truman. Including Season Opening Group Show at Frangipani Gallery, Jodell Roberts Photographs, Seeds of Perception Opening Reception at SoDu Gallery, Dog Tired Studio & Gallery Grand Opening Reception, Cocco & Salem, Cork & Stogie, Island Arts, Key West Pottery, Millionaire Gallery.
De La Gallery Reception for Montessori Children’s School of Key West Fundraiser, 6 PM
419 Duval St. 395-2210.
CALL TO ARTISTS
Key West Chalk Fest 3rd Annual
November 19-23. Local and visiting artists will use the Truman Waterfront Seawall promenade as their canvas for intricate and colorful chalk art creations. Adult and student categories. Submission form available online at artinpublicplaceskw.com
Friday & Saturday
After These Messages, 8 PM
Dance Key West, Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. 407-7083. dancekeywest.org
Saturday: Special Low-Priced Matinee, 2 PM
FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Full Moon Party, 7 PM
Stock Island Marina Village, 700 Shrimp Rd. 294-2288. stockislandmarina.com
Key West International Latin Arts Festival – Esperando Nacer 2014
Various times & venues in Key West. 394-0808.
See website for schedule: valnchzproductions.com Tickets available at 295-7676 or keystix.com
Key West Film Festival 2014
San Carlos Institute & Tropic Cinema. kwfilmfest.com
Annual celebration of film and filmmakers with featured screenings and special events hosted at landmark venues throughout Key West. Screenings and panels include interactive Q+A sessions with cast and crew, two showcase sessions featuring Anne O’Shea on Thursday, November 12 and Marisa Tomei on Saturday, November 15.
New! Key West Outdoor Movies – Free, 8 PM
Bayview Park, Corner of Jose Marti & Truman Ave. keywestoutdoormovies.com
The newest Key West Outdoor Movies Series shown on a blow up screen & top of the line 3D projector. All films G & PG.
Tuesday Movie Matinee:, 3:30 PM
Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.org
Key West Garden Club – Educational Lecture Series: Hydroponic Gardening, 1:30 PM
West Martello Tower, 1100 Atlantic Blvd., Key West. 294-3210. keywestgardenclub.com
Key West Writer’s Guild, 9 AM
Key West by the Sea, 2601 S. Roosevelt Blvd. (Community Room) keywestwritersguild.org
Book Bites – Gold Finch, 5 PM
Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.com
MUSEUMS, HISTORY & NATURE
Marathon Garden Club: Board Meeting, 9 AM
5270 Overseas Hwy, MM 50, Bayside. 743-4971. marathongardenclub.org
Encore Series: The Beach Boys, 8 PM
Tennessee William’s Theatre, 5901 College Rd. 295-7676. keystix.com
Love Lane Gang, 5:30 PM
Salute On the Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd. 292-1117.
the Crizzbeez, Chris Burchard, Rob DiStasi, Bubba & Skippo, 9 PM
Virgilio’s, 524 Duval St. 296-1075.
Soulful rock, Brazilian and Funk-Fusion.
South Florida Symphony Orchestra – Master Concerts: Expressive Virtuosity, 7:30 PM
Program: Verdi: Nabucco; Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra; Zuill Bailey, cello; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4.
Red Barn Theatre – Poetry of Hearts, 8 PM
319 Duval St. Rear. 296-9911. redbarntheatre.com
An aging British poet living in America decides it’s time for him to go home to Britain and hang up his pen. His wife, who has been the driving force behind his career, will have none of it.
Middle Keys Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Artist in Paradise Gallery – Featured Artist of the Month: VeEtta Baldwin, 10 AM
Winn Dixie Shopping Plaza, Big Pine Key, MM 30. 872-1828. artistsinparadise.com
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Paradise Quilters Meeting, 6:30 PM
Dallas McDonald Senior Center, 380 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key. 745-4202. paradisequilters.org
The Connections Project III: Mosaic of the Keys – Free Workshop, 1 PM
Private Home. MUST RSVP to 731-8683. email@example.com
Free instruction with professional artist Ann M. Lynch, to create a 6×6 canvas to be included in the 2015 Exhibit.
Art Classes in Marathon: Pottery, Clay, Glass, Painting, Sculpture, Cake Decorating & more, 10 AM
The Art Studio 12535 Overseas Hwy, Marathon289-9013. keysartstudio.com
Keys Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal, 2 PM
Dallas McDonald Senior Center, 380 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key. 304-7544.
Upper Keys Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Glenn & Nadine Lahti, Meet the Artists Exhibit, 9 AM to 6 PM
Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop & Gallery, Islamorada, MM 82.2. 664-0001. lobstertrapart.com
Original artwork set in hand-made frames constructed from naturally weathered custom crafted authentic lobster traps.
George Rodez Exhibit, 9 AM to 5 PM
Ocean Sotheby’s Int’l. Realty, Islamorada, MM 81.8. 712-8888. OceanSir.com
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Morada Way Clay – Islamorada’s Ceramic Arts Center
140 Morada Way, Islamorada. 900-9023. moradawayclay.com
Artists of all ages and abilities welcome: classes, workshops and private instruction. Visit website for schedule.
Jam Session/Open Mic, 9 PM
oo-tray Restaurant, 80939 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 922-2027. keysice.com
Dave Feder and friends.
Dave Feder Jazz Trio, 9 PM
Salt Restaurant, 81600 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 922-2027. keysice.com
Little Shop of Horrors, 8 PM
Ginsberg Productions at Murray E. Nelson Government & Cultural Center, Key Largo, MM 102. ginpro.me
-Native Sons and Daughters: Andy Thurber, Wayne Garcia, Mike Marrero and Audra Paige Exhibition, Daily, 10 AM, Gallery on Greene, 606 Greene St. 294-1669. galleryongreene.com
-Both Sides Now Exhibition: Lynn Bentley-Kemp, Ali Miranda, Lincoln Perry Exhibition, Daily, 11 AM, Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. 619-5105. luckystreetgallery.com
-Johnny White, Transformer Exhibition, 10 AM, Lemonade Stand Gallery, 318 Petronia St. 434-227-9988. lettynowak.com
– Houston, Island Inspirations Exhibitions, Stone Soup Gallery, Daily 10 AM, 802 White St. 296-2080. stonesoupgallery.com
-Cindy Kulp New Works and Sally Binard Exhibitions, Harrison Gallery, 825 White St. 294-0609. harrison-gallery.com
-Ronny Bailey, Visions of Key West Exhibition, Daily, 9:30 AM, The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org
-Suzie DePoo, The Art of Hand Printing Exhibit, Daily, 10 AM, The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org
-The Great Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 Photography Exhibit, THURSDAYs-SUNDAYs, 10 AM, Keys History and Discovery Center, Islander Resort, Islamorada, MM 82. 922-2237. keysdiscovery.com
-Florida Keys or Bust! A History of Tourism Exhibit and Will Fernandez, Whims Exhibit, DAILY, 9:30 AM, The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org
-Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit, Daily, 10 AM, 513 Truman Ave, behind the KW Visitor Center, 294-3121. twkw.org
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
-Ballroom and Latin Classes– Marathon, Theo and Ganine’s Dance Center, 5800 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 766-3428. keysdancecenter.com American and International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa. Beginner’s welcome, no partner required.
-Salsa and Salsa Rueda Too, Fridays, 7 PM, Paradise Health and Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 294-6348.
-Ballroom and Latin Dance Evening, Sundays, 7 PM, Dance Factory, 906C Kennedy Dr. 304-8184. dancefactorykeywest.com
-Coffee Mill Dance and Yoga Studio Classes, 916 Polhaski Lane. 296-9982. coffeemilldance.com
-The Dance Factory, 906 Kennedy Dr. 296-5015: Ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and creative movement for children and adults.
-Daina @ The Dance Factory, 906 Kennedy Dr. 304-8184: Ballroom, Latin, Argentine Tango, Big Band Dances, Two-Step, West Coast Swing and Wedding Dance Classes. dancefactorykeywest.com
-Marathon Community Theater – Dance Classes, 5101 Overseas Hwy. 743-0408. marathontheater.org
-Knitting/Needlework Group, SATURDAYs, 3:30 PM, Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.org
-Modern Finger-style Guitar Lessons – Islamorada, Daily, Dave Feder, 394-2765. firstname.lastname@example.org
-Morada Way Clay, Daily, 140 Morada Way, Islamorada. 900-9023. moradawayclay.com
-The Art Studio, Daily, 10 AM, 12535 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 289-9013. keysartstudio.com
-The Music Room – Private Piano, Woodwind and Guitar Lessons. Robin Kaplan, 294-7382. keywestharpist.com
-Violin/Viola/Cello Classes in Key West. Key West Violin Studio, Paul Dagle, 879-0560. keywestviolinstudio.com
KIDS CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
-Bahama Village Music Program, (ages 6+), 727 Fort St., 292-9628. bvmpkw.org
-Music Together in the Keys – Mixed Age (newborns-4 years old) and Big Kids Classes (ages 5-7), St. Paul’s Church (Rectory), Bahama Ln. 797-1999. musictogehterinthekeys.com