Events

Sunday, Feb 25. 11am Voucher holders / 1pm General public

The Great Big Art Book Extravaganza!

The Liman Gallery and Bookshop in Palm Beach, Florida recently closed the doors of its book department and donated tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of large format art books to Books & Books @ The Studios.

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Opening Reception: Thu Feb 1, 6-8pm
On view: Feb 1-22, 2018

Highwaymen, Carrie Disrud & Letty Nowak

FIRST THURSDAY AT THE STUDIOS Opening Reception: Thu Feb 1, 6-8pm On view: Feb 1-22, 2018 The Highwaymen - this show closes Feb 21 Sanger Gallery  From the 1950s to the 80s, a group of African American painters known collectively as the Highwaymen captured the look and feel of "Old Florida" with saturated colors and [...]

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January-April 2018

2018 Arts & Eats

2018 Arts & EatsJanuary-April 2018 Arts & Eats is a series of delectable art-themed parties combining food, art, and interesting locations in Key West —all supporting your creative community. THE EVENTS Vernissage on Cornish Lane SORRY, SOLD OUT Sat Jan 20, 1-3pm Dress for a fashionable stroll on a sunny day Hosted by David Genest [...]

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Two Performances: Sat Jun 30, 7PM & 9PM

One Night Stand

The Studios of Key West is thrilled to announce the return of One Night Stand, the lighting-quick theater project that develops five brand new pieces of theatre from start to finish in only 24 hours. This year, audiences will have two chances to see the fun and catch the creative frenzy with performances at 7pm and 9pm on Saturday, June 30th.

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Wed - Sun, May 9 - 13

Key West Songwriters Festival

Details at keywestsongwritersfestival.com

The largest festival of its kind in the world celebrates its 22nd year as both a tourist attraction and favorite of island locals. The festival revolves around 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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Sat May 19, 8PM

Papaloko & Marikeba Kouyate, 20 years of AfroRoots

Grammy nominated Jose Elias (Cortadito, Spam All-Stars) celebrates 20 years of his incredible, eclectic AfroRoots Music Festival with a regional tour making its Southernmost stop at The Studios with Papaloko and Morikeba Kouyate.

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Fri Mar 30, 8PM

Ellen Cherry, Portraits in Song

The soulful and charismatic “song and story alchemist” – a 2014 Studios Artist in Residence – returns to Key West for a performance that unveils a series of portraits of powerful women in history.

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Apr 19 - 22 & 24 - 28, 7PM

Conch Republic, The Musical! Presented by Fringe Theater

You LOVED Conch Republic, the Musical. We did, too! So we’re bringing it back but with a twist here and a tuck there. Three actors and a piano tell the story of how the Conch Republic began. It will be an evening of song, dance, and plenty of flags — which is in truth HOW the Conch Republic began! All your favorite characters will be there. Make sure you are too. Join us as we celebrate our heritage. You can even sign-up for our ‘Pride in the Conch Republic’ Costume Contest — Awards nightly!

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Sun & Mon Apr 8 & 9, 8PM

Life Story: Two One-Act plays by Tennessee Williams

A hotel room, a bed, a chair. Lovers, strangers and the low moan of a clarinet all intersect in two rarely performed one-act plays by Tennessee Williams — Green Eyes and The Traveling Companion –exploring the consequences of desire and the struggle for love in a cruel world. Adult themes and language.

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Sat Mar 31, 7PM

ImprovBoston

New England’s leading comedy school and theater for 30+ years, ImprovBoston’s alumni have been featured on The Daily Show, America’s Got Talent, and Last Comic Standing, to name a few. Tonight they show you what the big deal is, and play a bit with the locals, fresh off their workshops this week.

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