10 May 2021

2021 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Planned for Key West

Dozens of stocky, bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway are to return to Key West for the 2021 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, after the global coronavirus pandemic forced cancellation of the 2020 competition. 
15 April 2021

Open-Air Artistry Complements the Keys’ Natural Vistas

Many visitors to the Florida Keys are awed by the sky-and-seascapes that unroll toward the horizon like a series of ever-changing paintings. And throughout the island chain, these nature-created vistas are complemented by open-air works by artists, ranging from vivid ocean murals to thought-provoking large-scale sculptures.
19 February 2021

‘Island Hopping: Florida Keys’ Show Spotlights Local Residents and Environment

For Christina Wilson, hosting “Island Hopping: Florida Keys" enabled her to take a deep dive into Florida Keys adventures that even some longtime locals haven’t experienced — and share them with viewers of the syndicated television special. The hourlong program, commissioned by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, recently began airing across the United States.
03 February 2021

Key West Events to Honor Tennessee Williams on Island He Called Home

Internationally renowned playwright Tennessee Williams, who lived in Key West for more than 30 years, once said of his chosen home, “I work everywhere, but I work best here.” Fans of Williams’ classic plays can explore his writing and life in the island city during the Tennessee Williams Birthday celebration.
01 February 2021

Curtain Goes Up on Evolving Theatrical Performances

A first-rate performing arts community in the Florida Keys & Key West offers audiences seasonal musicals, comedies and award-winning performances. The cultural community is adapting in a coronavirus era to present unique virtual and in-person socially distanced performances. A selection of early 2021 highlights is outlined here.
27 January 2021

‘Connections Project’ Mural Tour to Celebrate Florida Keys Arts Community

A large-scale mosaic mural featuring art by nearly 300 Florida Keys artists is touring the island chain to celebrate the connection between the community and cultural initiatives.

26 January 2021

‘Connections Project’ Mural Tour Celebrates Florida Keys Arts Community

A large-scale mosaic mural featuring art by nearly 300 Florida Keys artists is touring the island chain to celebrate the connection between the community and cultural initiatives.
25 January 2021

Watch Florida Keys Music Events Live or Stream from Home

Traditionally, performing artists in the Florida Keys share their musical talent in island-style venues that range from outdoor amphitheater lawns to historic halls and waterfront clubs. But since coronavirus precautions currently prohibit large concert gatherings, performance stages now include virtual and streaming versions to maintain the health and well-being of audiences and musicians — events that listeners both in the Keys and elsewhere can safely enjoy.
25 January 2021

The Keys: Richly Cultural, Colorfully Artistic

The Florida Keys & Key West, long recognized for supporting artistic, literary and creative endeavors, are known throughout the world as a colorfully rich cultural destination.
25 January 2021

Curtain Rises on Evolving Theatrical Performances

A first-rate performing arts community in the Florida Keys and Key West offers audiences seasonal musicals, comedies and award-winning performances. The cultural community is adapting in the coronavirus era to present unique virtual and socially distanced in-person performances. A selection of early 2021 highlights is outlined here.