Thu Jan 5, 6 - 8PM

A Retrospective of Anne McKee Grant Recipients: Opening Reception

Since 1994, The Anne McKee Artists Fund has been the only grant program of its kind for Keys artists. Not only has it had an immeasurable impact on an entire generation, the artists who’ve benefited – and who are assembled for this retrospective – is a who’s who of creative people who’ve shaped our community.

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Tue Dec 13, 7PM

Amanda Palmer, Jason Webley & Jherek Bischoff at The Studios

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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Thu Jan 5, 6 - 8PM

Opening Reception, Thousand Words: Curt Richter

Join The Studios of Key West as we celebrate First Thursday with the opening of Thousand Words: Curt Richter. Reception from 6 – 8PM

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Wed - Sun, May 10-14

Key West Songwriters Festival

Celebrating its 21st year, the Songwriters Festival is no longer a secret. The largest event of its kind in the world, it’s both a tourist attraction and favorite of island locals, with five days and nights of big stars in intimate settings, introducing audiences to the faces, voices and stories behind the songs.

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Registration deadline Jan 27 Tour May 1-5

Havana Art Tour

Get to know Cuba through the eyes of its artists! Over sumptuous meals, exclusive studio visits and conversations with leading cultural figures, you’ll tour the back streets, cultural institutions and trendy neighborhoods of Havana. A perfect introduction to a quickly changing city.

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Thu - Sun Apr 20 - 23, 7PM

Conch Republic, the Musical…Re-visited!

Conch Republic, the Musical…Re-visited!Thu - Sun Apr 20 - 23, 7PM BUY TICKETS Fringe Theater Key West Book by Monnie O. King, music by Gayla D. Morgan Directed by JB McClendon Three actors and a piano tell the story of how the Conch Republic began, in a fast-paced update of Fringe’s beloved hit musical. Treat [...]

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Apr 12 - 15

Key West Reverie: An immersive music and dance experience

Against the lush flora and historic backdrop of Fort West Martello, the NY-based company Wendy Taucher Dance Opera Theater presents an impressionistic portrait of Key West. Vocalists, dancers and musicians from the world’s greatest stages, alongside professionals and volunteers from Key West, perform a series of vignettes for audiences to encounter as they explore the grounds.

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Sat Apr 8, 4PM

ReMARCable Dance Project 2.0

Last season, The ReMARCable Dance Project began as an innovative program combining the talents of Dance Key West and MARC, serving adults with developmental disabilities. It culminated in a performance before a packed house, with the audience cheering on the MARC clients before joining them onstage for a joyous dance party.

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Wed Apr 5, 7PM

Catie Curtis in Concert

With 14 albums under her belt and over 20 years as a perennially popular headliner Catie Curtis has performed everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the White House. Her friend Mary Chapin Carpenter writes: “Have you ever been to a show where you feel an invisible wall between you and the performer? Catie Curtis pulls the walls down.”

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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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