Writer Robin Antalek has compared growing up in Florida in the 1970’s to “living in the wild, wild west”. Tonight, she’ll read a selection of her essays about that time, plus an excerpt from a novel in progress partially set in Key West about a family unraveling from decades of secrets and betrayals.
Kyla and Keith met in New Orleans in 2013, and decided that, together, they had a story to tell. Their early discussions yielded the DKW-staged dual duo show, "Cherry Red" and later, the March 2018 workshop performance of this duet production. This fall, they've streamlined their vision even further and are proud to present their newest collection of "True-ets!"
Join us for short film screenings presented in conjunction with Portable Memories in Rising Seas, a participatory project & upcoming exhibition by the artist collective Fifty-Fifty, connecting climate change & memory. Fifty-Fifty will open a discussion about the changing landscape & our relationship to Key West, as lived experiences & memories of the local land.
Enter a world of holiday cheer and merriment at Key West Burlesque’s 11th annual “Holiday Show Spectacular”! World class burlesque performers, tongue and cheek comedy, and aerial acrobats come together to create an extraordinary production that has become a tradition in Key West holiday entertainment.
Every year local favorite Larry Smith rings in the season with musical performances ranging from classic jazz to Santa Claus set pieces. Arguably more than any other musician, Smith has built a reputation on offering something for everyone, packing in surprise cameos and guest participants. We dare you to resist singing along.