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Painting Bootcamp with Rick Worth in December

Classes offered Monday Evenings, Tuesday Afternoons and Tuesday Evenings in December.

Our most popular class returns for a new season! A perfect way to spend an afternoon, whether you’re in Key West for a weekend, or for a lifetime. Spaces fill quickly – please register early

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Open Critique Group

First Mondays: Dec 5, Jan 2, Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 3, May 1, Jun 5 6-8pm

Visual Artists! Get feedback on recent work, or just come for the conversation, with a social and relaxed evening of critique. Moderated (loosely) by Studios staff, with occasional drop-ins by visiting professionals.

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Yoga: a Path to Creative Liberation with Cricket Desmarais

Thu Dec 8, or Thu Jan 26, 10AM - 12PM

Learn how to access the wisdom & intuition within through the mind/body connection & experience a series of writing or sketchbook prompts that help you dive deep to provide endless creative options. No experience necessary- only a willingness to suspend judgment & explore

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The Art of the Short Play with Rich Orloff

Fri Dec 9, 2 - 5PM

Artist-in-Residence Rich Orloff leads playwrights – and aspiring playwrights – through a half-day study of the short play form.

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Healthy Holidays, Cooking with Chef Christine

Sat Dec 11, 1 - 3PM

Taste the flavors of the holidays gleaning culinary tips. Your palette will be pleased and your mind entertained by Christine’s culinary knowledge and her ability to bring creative flavors to every meal.

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Watch, Listen, Share: Moving Images

Wed Dec 7, 6PM

Casey showcases her award-winning video work. She was nominated for Best Documentary at the LA Film Festival, and her most recent endeavor, and directorial debut, premiered on PBS World Channel.

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Fri Dec 9, 8PM

Pictures tell stories. Stories paint pictures. In between is this thing artists try to get at. Slideshow takes live-without-a-net readings and combines them with carefully-curated projected images. It’s a merging of two disparate creative processes.

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Holiday Artisan Fair 2016

Sat Dec 10, 9AM - 2PM

A festive and creative setting where you can enjoy a few cookies and casually converse with (and support) local artisans. Featuring unique and locally produced gifts: jewelry, textiles, home accessories and quality crafts.

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Amanda Palmer, Jason Webley & Jherek Bischoff at The Studios

Tue Dec 13, 7PM

Provocative, irreverent, controversial and wildly creative, Amanda Palmer is a fearless singer, songwriter, playwright, blogger and an audaciously expressive pianist who simultaneously embraces – and explodes – traditional frameworks of music, theater and art.

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Conch Concerts: Christmas with Larry

Sat Dec 17, 8PM

Larry Smith arranges an ensemble of all-star entertainers to join him in performing the joyous music of the holiday season. Presented in typical Larry Smith fashion – including generous doses of spontaneity and improvisation.

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Ted Talk: “FBI Here I Am!” with Hasan Elahi

Mon Dec 19, 6PM

In 2002, American artist Hasan Elahi’s name was added (by mistake) to the US government’s watch list. Elahi was cleared of suspicions but advised to keep the FBI informed of his whereabouts. Which he did, fully, by opening up just about every aspect of his life to the public.

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When You Were Ten: Members’ Exhibition

Thu Dec 1 - Sat Dec 29

Sponsored by Royal Furniture

As The Studios celebrates its TENTH birthday, we invite our artist members to cast their minds back to when they were ten themselves. Where were you, how did it feel, what did the world look like through the fresh eyes of a child? As always, the theme is optional, a springboard for your imagination. Join us for cake at the opening reception!

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