Special Events

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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Tue & Wed Mar 27 & 28, 7PM

Remembering Lenny, Presented by Impromptu

A rare performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Conch Town, the unfinished ballet written during Bernstein’s first stay in Key West. The recently discovered piano four-hand version is followed by a discussion of how Conch Town laid the foundation for music that Bernstein wrote throughout his career, and personal remembrances from an array of people who knew Lenny.

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Sat Mar 24, 4PM

ReMARCable Dance

The ReMARCable Dance Project is an innovative dance program that combines the talents of Dance Key West and MARC, a local non-profit serving adults with developmental disabilities.

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Thu Mar 22, 7 - 10PM

Come as you ART Gala

Tonight, everyone’s an artist – or maybe an artwork! For its 2018 Gala fundraiser, The Studios crafts its most creative party yet. The food is fauvist, the cocktails rococo, the décor Dadaist and the dance moves are… abstract expressionist? Dress as your favorite artist, writer, or cultural concoction, or just look fabulous.

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Sun Mar 11, 5 - 8PM

FKCC Mud-Pi Benefit

As per tradition, attendees will be able to select their own student-crafted ceramic bowl from which to enjoy their meal and then keep as a commemorative souvenir. The funds raised will be used to purchase materials and equipment that enable Mud-Pi to continue to beautify and enrich the community.

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Sat Mar 10, 11AM - 3PM

Artist Studio Tours

One of our most popular annual events, the Artist Studio Tours return to Old Town this season with a carefully curated collection of creative work spaces. Spend the afternoon peeking into the homes and studios of some of the island’s most fascinating artists.

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June 18 -27, Deposit Deadline Feb 18

Photographers’ Cuba Tour with Allen Rokach

Saturated with colorful history, culture, wildlife and romance, Cuba is a photographers’ dream. Led by photographer Allen Rokach and an experienced team of guides, you’ll explore the urban and rural landscapes of Havana, Viñales, Cienfuegos and Trinidad with eyes open and lens in hand.

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