Events

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Fri & Sat Apri 10-11, 8PM

Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You! – Jay Alvarez

The show is a stunner; written by a man who experienced his father’s, Humberto Alvarez, unimaginable courage in the face of crushing historical events that rendered an entire nation of people indescribably helpless.
“DYNAMIC. MOVING. DISTINCT.”
-Carissa Cordes, nytheatre.com

“BRAVE. CELEBRATORY. BEAUTIFUL.”
-Jacqueline Cutler, Tribune Media Services

MESMERIZING. AMAZING. RARE. GREAT.
-Liz Belilovskaya, TimesSquare.com

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Mon Apr 20, 7pm

Poetry Reading by the Key West Poetry Guild

The Studios is teaming up with The Key West Poetry Guild to celebrate National Poetry Month the best way we can!

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Sat Mar 28, 12-4pm

Artist Studio Tours – Stock Island 2015

Our popular annual tour grants you entry to the studios and homes of working artists. This year we venture off the rock to Stock Island, “the Brooklyn of Key West”! Sculptor Cindy Wynn’s phantasmagorical metal shop anchors the Tour, with optional transportation to and from the Tour stops made easy by Old Town Trolley,

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April 23, 24 & 25, 8pm

Air Heart with Mara Neimanis

Combining intense physicality and raw charisma, Neimanis began as a trapeze artist and is reinventing physical theater. Here she performs on a spinning steel sculpture, channeling the life of Amelia Earhart.

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March 12-14, and 20-24, 8pm

Key West Fringe: Orson’s Shadow

An irreverent reimagining of a real-life event, Orson’s Shadow depicts the backstage collision of rampaging egos as Laurence Olivier and Kenneth Tynan court Orson Welles to direct at the newly-created National Theater in London. Directed by legend Dennis Zacek of Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater, and penned by actor/director/playwright Austin Pendleton.

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Fri May 29 – Tue Jun 3, 2015

HAVANA BIENNIAL TRIP

The 2015 Havana Biennial is guaranteed to be one for the history books. Against the backdrop of renewed US-Cuban relations, and the already white hot interest in Cuba’s contemporary art scene, the eyes of the world will be on Havana.

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Jan 19-Mar 23. Mondays, 6pm

Friends of the Library Lecture Series

Join Friends of the Library Monday evenings from January 19 to March 23 for free talks by leading writers and cultural figures. Doors open 5.30pm. Lectures begin at 6pm.

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Thu Mar 26, 6:30 reception, 7pm screening

Derby Crazy Love at the Tropic Cinema

Derby Crazy Love takes viewers inside the adrenaline-filled world of women’s roller derby.
Meet Smack Daddy, Suzy Hotrod, Raw Heidi, Kamikaze Kitten, Bonnie Thunders and other badass warriors who are changing how we look at women in sport and femininity, one booty block at a time.

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Mar 25, 8pm

The Shoe Burnin’

The first Shoe Burnin’ occurred on a winter’s night; when the firewood ran out, a box of shoes provided the fuel that enabled a group of friends to continue swapping stories late into the night. Today, the tradition continues with the best writers in the South and the best songwriters in Nashville coming together for unique storytelling and musical events.

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Fri May 1, 8:30pm

Larry Smith Presents

Beloved Key West musician Larry Smith will be showcasing his talents as composer, accompanist, and arranger for a special evening at TSKW. His eclectic program will include examples of his personal interpretations of jazz standards, his skillful accompaniment of guest singers and instrumentalists, and his prolific and artful composing abilities. Be prepared for some special surprise guests!

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