This Week in the Florida Keys – February 5-12th

Upper Keys

 

 

Feb. 6, 2018
Arts Council Presents the Connections Project 2018 TOUR
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The Florida Keys Council of the Arts works to support all the arts, in all the Keys, all the time. The local arts agency is launching its sixth annual Connections Project road show with a grand opening reception at the Murray Nelson Government & Cultural Center in Key Largo from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. featuring a vibrant 24-foot mosaic mural created by local artists and art lovers. The reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres is open to the public.

 

Feb. 6, 2018
Florida Keys Concert Association presents: Evening of Opera Highlights
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Remarkable performers will bring you the best and most exciting music from the world of opera. Performances by So Young Park, Federico De Michelis, Cesar Canon. Show starts 7:30 PM., at Island Community Church, 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, (MM83). Tickets to be available online.

 

Feb. 10, 2018 – Feb. 24, 2018
Matecumbe Historical Trust presents “29 Points of Interest” Historic Trolley Tour
Barbara Edgar 305-393-0940 Website
Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. Guided trolley tours depart at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. from the Islamorada Moose Lodge at 81573 Old Highway in Islamorada.The one-hour, colorful and much acclaimed historical tours feature 29 points of interest on the islands of Islamorada. Tickets may be purchased on site or call in advance. Adults are $15, children six and under are free. Tour dates are Feb. 10, 17 & 2

Middle Keys

All Quiet This Week in the Middle Keys

Lower Keys

Feb. 8, 2018 – Feb. 11, 2018
Key West Photography Festival
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The Festival’s goal is bring in top level photographers to share their experiences, exhibit their work, and create great conversations based around photography. The festival focuses on three areas: Exhibition, Learning, and Teaching. We invite everyone to show their work, take workshops and then share their own knowledge with the photography community. Individuals or teams can compete in a 2018 Photo Shootout as well.

 

Feb. 11, 2018
Key West Theater presents: Rumours, A Fleetwood Mac Tribute
305-985-0433 Website
Rumours is the country’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Based in Atlanta, GA, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation, and a visually engaging stage show. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.

 

Feb. 11, 2018
Key West Impromptu Concerts presents: Western Wind
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Since 1969, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind has devoted itself to the special beauty and variety of a cappella music. The Ensemble’s repertoire reveals its diverse background – from Renaissance motets to Fifties rock ‘n’ roll, from medieval carols to Duke Ellington, from complex works by avant-garde composers to the simplest folk melodies. This is their second Impromptu appearance .Show starts 4 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

 

Feb. 10, 2018
RESCHEDULED: Fourth Annual Parade of Paws and Shopping Bazaar
305-294-4857 Website
Bring your dogs, wear a t-shirt with a picture of your kitty with pride, or walk with a paddle displaying your pet’s photo! Shopping Bazaar inside the dog park features entertainment, food vendors, a Kissing Booth, gifts for that special Valentine and more! A unique opportunity to support the lifesaving mission caring for the Keys’ community’s homeless animals, the event supports the Florida Keys SPCA. Check in is 9 a.m. Event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Higgs Beach, at the Higgs Dog Park. Bring four-legged friends.

 

Feb. 8, 2018
Studios of Key West presents: Seth Glier in Concert
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Last season, Seth Glier blew us all away with a special private performance showcasing his incredible vocal and emotional range. This year, he returns to the Studios of Key West to play for everyone. The Grammy-nominated musician and songwriter “echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel” (USA Today). Show starts 7 p.m.

Feb. 7, 2018 – Feb. 10, 2018
Inaugural Mile 0 Fest Key West
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Mile 0 Fest Key West is a brand-new music festival assured to be a “must see” in the burgeoning Red Dirt & Americana music scene. Take in the big shows at Truman Waterfront Park Amphitheatre, a brand new state-of-the-art facility located blocks off the hopping streets of Duval, OR get into a stripped down acoustic set with your favorite band leader at one of the theatres or bars off Duval. Throw your hat into the ring for one of the charity golf outings or a fishing derby! These are just a few of the many activities and memorable experiences that await you at the inaugural Mile 0 Fest.

 

Jan. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2018
Key West Fishing Tournament
Doris Harris 305-923-5934 Email Website
More than 40 species of fish are targeted during these months, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of game fish. All participating anglers receive certificates noting their catches and qualify for a variety of prizes.

 

Jan. 23, 2018 – Feb. 17, 2018
Red Barn Theater presents: 20th Century Blues
305-296-9911 Website
This sharply funny and evocative exploration of time was the flat our hit of the 2016 Contemporary American Theatre Festival in the 25th season. The play centers on four women who bonded as protesters one night in jail in their youth. Through the vagaries of love, careers, children, and lost causes, the women reunite once a year for a photo shoot, chronicling their changing selves. But when these private photos have the potential to become part of a public exhibit, mutiny erupts and relationships are tested. Featuring Marjorie Paul-Shook, Annie Miners, Peggy Montgomery, Deborah Jacobson, Kathy Russ, and Justin Ahearn.show times and tickets online. Red Barn Theater is located at 319 Duval St.

 

Feb. 1, 2018 – Feb. 27, 2018
Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS
Tickets 305-296-6706 Website
A master of impersonations, both visually and vocally, with impeccable comic timing. The show is all LIVE, no lip-sync. Thrill to his parodies of Marilyn Monroe, Carol Channing, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Cher, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball, even Lady GaGa. Show dates are online. Show times 9 p.m., at La te da 1125 Duval St.

 

 

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