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Florida Keys - Archive (Arts & Culture)

2024
February
15,
2024
| 19:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Visitors and residents in the Upper Florida Keys can head outdoors to enjoy balmy subtropical weather, live music, art, food and fun at the 32nd annual Island Fest. The weekend-long springtime event is slated for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday...
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February
08,
2024
| 19:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While other locales might be famous for jazz or blues, Key West is home to its own musical art form: conch shell blowing. Aspiring “musicians” can test their skill on the shell beginning at noon Saturday, March 9, during the 61st annual Conch Shell B...
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February
06,
2024
| 18:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For more than 30 years, internationally renowned playwright Tennessee Williams lived and wrote theatrical masterpieces in Key West. Fans can celebrate his extraordinary talent and life with a series of cultural events throughout March, the Pulitzer P...
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February
01,
2024
| 17:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The easy, breezy atmosphere of the Florida Keys carries the sound of music across the island chain, with live musical performances, concerts and music festivals across many genres delighting Keys visitors with a variety of options.While a number of n...
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January
31,
2024
| 17:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Fresh seafood is on the menu for attendees at the Original Marathon Seafood Festival, scheduled Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10, and featuring local shrimp, lobster and stone crab alongside a variety of fresh “fishermen-to-fork” menu favorites.The ou...
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January
26,
2024
| 16:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The chance to explore a rare open-air “living museum” and view and purchase unique plants awaits nature lovers Saturday, March 2, during “GardenFest Key West: The Green Market Place” at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden.The free-admissi...
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January
23,
2024
| 22:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The 2024 performing arts season in the Florida Keys & Key West is set to captivate audiences with lively musicals, comedies, dramas and other top-notch performances. Here are some upcoming highlights.Since 1978 The Key Players group has provided live...
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January
22,
2024
| 18:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Creations by more than 120 artists and crafters from around the United States and Canada are to entice attendees Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-25, at the Key West Art and Craft Festival.  Set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, the free-admission show is...
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January
22,
2024
| 18:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
At the History of Diving Museum at mile marker 82.9 in Islamorada, Florida Keys visitors can take an artistic “surface interval” between dive trips to view the new exhibit, “Dive Into Art: Coral Creations,” on display through April 17.The museum coll...
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January
19,
2024
| 20:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Trop-rock singer Howard Livingston, son of a Kentucky coal miner, started playing Keys-inspired music only 18 years ago and has just released his 11th album, “House Down by the Sea.”In the Lower Keys, Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band are freque...
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January
17,
2024
| 16:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Astronomers and astrophotographers from around the globe are to gather in the Lower Florida Keys Monday through Sunday, Feb. 5-11, to enjoy 180-degree viewing of the Southern Cross and other constellations, comets and stars during the Winter Star Par...
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January
16,
2024
| 20:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A forum featuring descendants of six former American presidents and a play about past president Harry Truman, starring his oldest grandson, are among events awaiting history lovers at Truman’s famed Key West retreat over Presidents’ Day weekend.Stage...
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January
11,
2024
| 16:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Keys Community Concert Band brings its upbeat Pops in the Park series of monthly outdoor concerts to Islamorada and Key Largo for another toe-tapping season.The free-admission performances are set for Saturdays at 4 p.m. during the spring...
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January
04,
2024
| 16:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Visitors can stroll through spectacular private gardens filled with native Florida plants and lush landscaping while gathering inspiration for tropical gardening Saturday, Feb. 17, during the 43rd annual Upper Keys Garden Walk.Encompassing Key Largo ...
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2023
December
26,
2023
| 18:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Classical music aficionados can celebrate the South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s 2024 season by joining the landmark orchestra in Key West for three Masterworks concerts.Founded in Key West, the renowned symphony is guided by...
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December
18,
2023
| 20:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Three star-studded music festivals are to draw fans to Key West in January and early February, featuring current and classic icons of the hard rock, Red Dirt/Americana and country/pop genres performing outdoors in the island’s typically balmy “winter...
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December
18,
2023
| 17:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Legendary musicians and their fans are to rock the continental United States’ southernmost island city Wednesday through Saturday, Jan. 17-20, as RokIsland Fest presents four days and nights of unforgettable music staged in an open-air Key West setti...
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December
14,
2023
| 20:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
FLORIDA KEYS — Fans of visual art can find it in galleries throughout the Florida Keys, while music lovers can attend concerts and shows around the island chain. But only at the Connections Project’s five multi-creativity events, scheduled Jan. 9 thr...
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December
13,
2023
| 15:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Florida Keys commercial fishermen and fans of fresh fish and seafood are to gather Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, to share and celebrate the island chain’s bountiful ocean harvest during the annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival.Presented by the Flo...
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December
08,
2023
| 15:14 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Boaters, anglers, divers, snorkelers, kayakers, paddleboarders and others who enjoy the Florida Keys marine environment can find gear for their on-the-water adventures Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, at the Big Pine & Lower Keys Nautical Expo.Now in...
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December
05,
2023
| 19:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
New Year’s Eve celebrations in the continental United States’ southernmost island city traditionally feature balmy temperatures and a warm welcome for revelers fleeing colder climes. Chief among Key West’s festivities are multiple offbeat takeoffs on...
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November
28,
2023
| 18:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Lighted and decorated boats of all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the sparkling waters of the Florida Keys in December, drawing visitors to local hubs and hotspots to watch festive boat parades and revel in the Keys’ holiday spirit.From Key Largo...
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November
27,
2023
| 16:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Celtic culture, music, food and history are to be celebrated at the annual Florida Keys Celtic Festival, a favorite family event in the Middle Keys set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6-7, 2024.The traditional Kilts in the Keys lead-in to the festival ...
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November
22,
2023
| 17:02 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The wild and wonderful Sunshine State is to take center stage for writers and literature fans Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 11-14, as the Key West Literary Seminar presents “Florida: The State We’re In,” a cultural exploration held in an open-air set...
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November
20,
2023
| 21:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Key West may be Florida’s subtropical southernmost island, but revelers can enjoy events as seasonal as Santa’s North Pole celebrations during the 2023 Key West Holiday Fest that runs through Dec. 31.The festivities are to begin Wednesday, Nov. 22, w...
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November
15,
2023
| 20:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Bright and beautifully “belighted” subtropical holidays in the Florida Keys & Key West are filled with warmth, inspiring good cheer throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. From Key Largo to Key West, the 2023 holiday season features spirited event...
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October
26,
2023
| 21:23 PM Europe/Amsterdam
BIG PINE KEY, Florida Keys — Sleigh rides and snowball fights aren’t on the menu of holiday amusements in the subtropical Lower Florida Keys, but visitors don’t need them to celebrate the season at the Lower Keys’ Island Art Festival.The open-air fes...
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October
24,
2023
| 20:24 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Film buffs can savor cinema in a breezy, subtropical setting as nearly 75 contemporary films are screened Wednesday through Sunday, Nov. 15-19, during the 12th annual Key West Film Festival.The 2023 fest’s emphasis on powerfu...
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October
18,
2023
| 20:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY LARGO, Florida Keys — Light Up Key Largo brings the holiday spirit to the Florida Keys Saturday, Nov. 18, with the lighting of “Holly,” the 45-foot-tall Key Largo holiday tree, and loads of fun activities for kids at the Murray E. Nelson Governme...
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October
10,
2023
| 17:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
MARATHON, Florida Keys — Florida’s stone crab claw harvest season runs from Oct. 15 to May 1, and in the Florida Keys, the annual Stone Crab Eating Contest is an undisputed highlight of the season. This year set for Saturday, Nov. 4, the munch-a-thon...
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