The imagination of Key West’s artist community may not be as broad as the Universe, but it’s large and diverse and comes in a close second in size and vision. To wit, Art in Public Places presents its second annual Key West Chalk Fest at the Truman Waterfront, Thursday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, 24, 10 […]
The best description of our style has been “a head-on collision of blues and rock n’ roll.”
“When I came here, I didn’t know about The Studios of Key West or its programs,” Whyman said from the kitchen of her residency’s bungalow. “Friends had told me about the island and were always talking about the artistic community.”
No idea. But I’d have to be doing something. But I don’t know what. Man, do I sound like an idiot right now?
Oh yes! There have been changes,” she said. “The season for theater used to be December to May. Now, the Key West theater only slows down in the summer, but Theater XP, Bob Bowersox’s creation, keeps live theater active all summer.
The Key West artist is branching out from his piano playing and composing interests with new medium Bill Lorraine has to be in the running for Key West’s “Man for All Seasons,” if there is such a title to be handed out. Lorraine is an accomplished musician, composer, writer and sculptor. He has lived in […]
John and I share a similar background in journalism and writing, and a certain sense of humor often seen between siblings and understood by few. His new book, “Maddie’s Gone,” is out, he’s working on another and he has a real job, too. To keep the banter to minimum, let’s hear what he has to […]
Mark Miclette and his wife Holly have tried a few businesses ventures in Key West but eventually sold their interest in them so they could open a blues and cigar club at 300 Front St. Once the location of a Bahamian restaurant on the upper floor, the property also includes a small street-level shop that […]
Brooke Babineau’s book, “Below Mile Zero,” is about the Key West he lived in during the 1980s. He has written screenplays and poems, too, but his book took some careful soul searching before its finish. Let Brooke tell you about it in his own words. Q: Give us an elevator pitch for “Below Mile […]
I immediately fell in love with the place, which at that time maintained a raffish quality that appealed to me. Although I still had a contract to complete in Saudi Arabia, I knew I’d return to Key West. I did. And a few years after I’d been living here, I had the opportunity to go to Iran where I worked and was caught up in the events that led to the overthrow of the Shah in 1979. I still call Key West home and spend six to seven months a year here.