Events

TUE JAN 17 & WED JAN 18, 2023/CONCERT

Loudon Wainwright III in Concert

Loudon Wainwright III is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and occasional actor. He has released twenty-four studio albums, four live albums, and collaborated with Judd Apatow on the soundtrack for his film Knocked Up.

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TUE APR 18 & WED APR 19, 2023/CONCERT

Vance Gilbert in Concert

Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 1990s when buzz started spreading in folk clubs about a former multicultural arts teacher who was knocking ‘em dead at open mics. His star has risen steadily since then, and he’s made an indelible mark on the folk and acoustic music scenes with his free spirited performances, powerful lyrics, and pop-friendly melodies.

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TUE MAR 7 & WED MAR 8, 2023/CONCERT

Zoë Lewis in Concert

As much known these days for her storytelling as for her songs,  Zoë Lewis’s performances are upbeat and fun, almost circus-like yet poignant and oftentimes political. She plays vintage jazz and world beat grooves on anything from the piano to the spoons.

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TUE MAR 14 & WED MAR 15, 2023/CONCERT

John Gorka in Concert

John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse and musician mecca, Godfrey Daniels, in eastern Pennsylvania in the 1970s. His rich multifaceted songs full of depth, beauty and emotion caught the attention of critics and audiences across the country, as well as in Europe.

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TUE FEB 7 & WED FEB 8, 2023/CONCERT

Miss Tess in Concert

When most people think of defiant music, they think of punk rock or outlaw country. Defying genres is hard to pin down when it comes to artistry—unless you’re Miss Tess. She has employed all of her influences (jazz, country, blues and old school rock and roll) and talents, while cleverly taking standard perspectives, like the definition of a love song, to task.

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TUE JAN 10 & WED JAN 11, 2023/CONCERT

Susan Werner in Concert

Over the course of her twenty five year touring career, Susan Werner has built a reputation as one of the country’s most compelling live performers. With formidable chops on guitar and piano along with a graduate degree in voice performance, her shows are a one-woman master class in musicianship. Her songs are noted for their poetry and sharp wit, and also for their astonishing stylistic range.

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Spanish words for the Cicada in grey script with the words Story Slam above the painting of the bug

FRI JUL 29, 2022, 7PM/EVENT

La Chicharra (The Cicada) Story Slam

La Cucaracha Chronicles presents: La Chicharra (The Cicada) Story Slam. This live storytelling competition features a line up of Key West locals (Rita Troxel, Tony Yaniz and more), each with a chance to tell a story based on the theme “My Roots”

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THU MAY 19, 2022, 5PM/EVENT

Words Against the Whirlwind

Several poems written in the time of war by Ukrainian poets are read by Key West locals in support of Ukraine. Readings by local actors and poets including Mia Shaw, Wayne Dapser, Diana Heller, and Vicki Boguszewski. The poetry reading will feature works by some of Ukraine’s most prolific poets including: Boris Khersonsky, Lyuba Yakimchuk and Halyna Kruk.

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The Rose Revolution Wine Tasting Event

FRI APR 15, 2022, 5-30-7:30PM/EVENT

Rosé Revolution Wine Tasting

Join us for the annual Rosé Revolution Wine Tasting & buying event, a collaboration between The Studios of Key West, BreakThru Beverage, Aspect Wine and The Restaurant Store. Taste over 24 fresh release rosés!

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FRI MAR 25, 2022, 6:30PM RECEPTION/7:00 PM SCREENING

Where Generations Come Home: A Screening and Conversation

Join us for an ambitious program of short films and dialog – taking place simultaneously in San Francisco, in Key West, and online – to consider how art can be used to connect youth and elders, and in so doing, build resilient communities.

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