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Sat Nov 25, 10AM - 12PM

Glass Christmas Ornaments for Kids with Cheryl Wilson Smith

Kids learn to make sparkling holiday ornaments from fused glass. Pick up finished ornaments one week after class.

*Ages 10 and up, must be accompanied by an adult.

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Thu Apr 6, 6 - 8PM

Opening Reception: Conchtown, Pam Hobbs & Maggie Ruley

Join The Studios of Key West for the opening reception of our newest exhibition.

A strong case could be made for either Pam Hobbs or Maggie Ruley as the quintessential Key West artist: Hobbs with her characteristic bold colors, black outlines, and woozy perspective; or Ruley with her soft seascapes that never feel canned, and make you feel like a green flash could appear any moment. Taken together, the good friends capture just about everything we love about this place.

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Mon Apr 3, 7:30PM

Hearts and Letters: An Evening of Love Letters & Other Epistolary Amusements

Stephen Kitsakos curates letters, missives, postcards & billet-doux by an assortment of celebrities, historical, literary and popular figures from Key West and beyond. Performed as a theatrical entertainment with spoken word, music and movement – and sweet desserts on the side. Benefits The Studios.

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Thu Mar 30, 8PM

Antilles Music Ensemble

Seven or eight musicians strong, the Antilles Music Ensemble charts a course through early 20th century Caribbean dance music, with an eye toward the islands, an ear for French Creole rhythms and a scholar’s appreciation for the earliest forms of Jazz. We challenge you to stay in your seats for this one!

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Sun Mar 19, 8PM

Tennessee: His Words in Letters, Directed by Rebecca Tomlinson

This intriguing staged reading of Tennessee Williams letters focuses on the great and tumultuous love of Tennessee’s life. From exhilarating highs to crushing lows, the letters provide insight into the emotional and artistic rollercoaster that the playwright rode for most of his life.

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Canceled

Karla Bonoff in Concert

A staple of the 60s and 70s folk circuit, Karla Bonoff has had lyrics have picked up by Bonnie Raitt and Linda Ronstadt, recorded with Peter Frampton and Don Henley and toured with James Taylor, John Prine and Jackson Browne. The music she and others from the Troubadour scene made has left a permanent imprint.

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Monday July 24, 8pm

Twice Told Tales Produced by Bob Bowersox

If the same words can mean more than one thing, what does that say? Twice Told Tales is an exciting and fun twist to a theatrical staple: the monologue. Five short monologues are each paired with a director and delivered twice, by two different actors – with completely different results.

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Fri Mar 10, 8PM

Ben Pegg and Kyla Piscopink

Local talents Kyla Piscopink and Ben Pegg join forces for a night of original music and choreography. The innovative founder of Dance Key West, Kyla tells stories through a combination of structured movement and improvisation. Ben Pegg’s smooth vocals recall the late Jeff Buckley and his virtuosic guitar playing is rightly compared to Michael Hedges and Stanley Jordan.

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Fri - Sun Mar 3 - 5, 8PM (Sun 7PM)

Blackbird

In this explosive drama, 27-year-old Una confronts 55-year-old Ray about their “relationship” 15 years earlier. The Broadway production of Blackbird starring Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams resulted in three Tony nominations last season, including one for Best New Play. Key West premiere!

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Sat Feb 25, 8PM

Dreamsmith: Larry Smith and Adrienne Z

Larry Smith releases two new albums with one great concert. The instrumental originals on The Woodstock Sessions were recorded in upstate NY this past summer. Dreamsmith is a collection of original songs examining life in today’s America, co-composed with Adrienne Zolondick, and featuring Geoffrey Lowe and Skipper Kripitz.

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