Arts

A drag queen and an artist walk into a gallery…

A drag queen and an artist walk into a gallery…

Joan Becker paints local icon at Rockhouse Art Gallery Open for only a year, the Rockhouse Art Gallery bills itself as “more than a gallery” and proved it last Saturday. The gallery hosted artist Joan Becker, a Philadelphia native, painting live. Her subject? Beloved local drag queen Inga from Aqua. The atmosphere was jovial and […]

The many sides of Key West’s Ralph De Palma

The many sides of Key West’s Ralph De Palma

Programmer, photographer, historian Ralph De Palma misread the definition of retirement. Or perhaps he just understood it as “start all over doing something you completely love.” Not that he didn’t love his first career as a software engineer at Cape Canaveral, yes working on Space Shuttles (super cool). In 2001, needing a break, he accepted […]

Gallery on Greene celebrates Cuba

Gallery on Greene celebrates Cuba

Art captures color and character Fresh off her latest Cuba art tour, Gallery on Greene owner Nance Frank is inspired by William Bradley (W.B.) Thompson’s Cuba-inspired pieces. “This is one of the most fascinating perspectives of Cuba, I’ve seen,” she said. “I’ve seen a lot of intriguing images of Key West, but never Havana in […]

Mosaic canvases the Keys

Mosaic canvases the Keys

Art project brings together artists Stacked around buttons, burlap, scraps of cloth and more paint than one could ever imagine, artists and artists-at-heart had the opportunity to create a 6 by 6-inch canvas using acrylics, watercolors, mixed media and other supplies to support the fourth annual Florida Keys Council of the Arts Connection Project: A […]

MCT’s ‘Vanya’ opens Jan. 14

MCT’s ‘Vanya’ opens Jan. 14

A family reunion goes awry when ‘the star’ returns Marathon Community Theater continues the laughs with the second show of the season — the zany Broadway comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Written by Christopher Durang and directed by Devin Clarke, the play opens on Thursday, […]