Events

Key West: Still Lucky after 35 years

Key West: Still Lucky after 35 years

New owners set gallery opening party  In today’s online world of digital imagery overload, are art galleries still relevant? Absolutely. The new owners of Lucky Street Gallery, Betty Gay and Jon McIntosh are poised to prove it. Gay, a photographer and installation artist, and McIntosh, an illustrator, painter and graphic designer, are focusing their knowledge […]

Upper Keys Event: Taste Around the World

Upper Keys Event: Taste Around the World

Annual event benefits hospice services  The Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Florida Keys are collaborating yet again to bring Upper Keys residents the annual Taste Around the World. On Feb. 18, local restaurants will create dishes representing various countries and their unique cuisines. Partnering with Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center, the […]

Fantasy Fest welcomes We’ve Got The Keys

Fantasy Fest welcomes We’ve Got The Keys

New company takes over for 2017 event Nadene Grossman Orr, owner of We’ve Got The Keys, is no stranger to hard work, event planning, or Fantasy Fest. So, when Linda O’Brien of Market Share, the company that previously ran Fantasy Fest, retired in December, Grossman Orr and her team – including art guru Marky Pierson […]

Rock and Roast combines favorites

Rock and Roast combines favorites

Local Music and Cuban Cookout highlight event There’s something about a perfectly seasoned pig that’s been roasting all day in the La Caja box. There’s also something to be said for 15 boxes of them cooking on the back property of St. Mary’s Basilica school grounds. (And, 10 donated kegs of cold Islamorada Beer Company […]

#FishForJose: Spanish Fly lives on

#FishForJose: Spanish Fly lives on

Foundation and daughter carry on Wejebe’s legacy “The show must go on,” Krissy Wejebe-Moloney said, while nine months pregnant and planning the annual three-day fundraiser in her father’s memory. Her father, Jose Wejebe, was a beloved Lower Keys fishing guide who hosted the “Spanish Fly” fishing show and was killed in April 2012 in a […]

‘You play football like a girl’ has a whole new meaning

‘You play football like a girl’ has a whole new meaning

Nyad to give keynote at championship Sitting on a hilltop watching a flag football game in 1978 started Diane Beruldsen’s love for the game. Beruldsen is the founder and president of International Women’s Flag Football Association and the 26th annual Kelly McGillis Classic football championship happening Jan. 23 through Jan. 30 in Key West. With […]

One Woman, One Play

One Woman, One Play

“Throw Me Up On The Burnpile” at The Key West Theater “Mesmerizing” aptly describes the new play “Throw Me Up on The Burnpile,” at The Key West Theater until Jan 14. Audiences are captivated for quite a few reasons. It could be the quirky story of a fourth-grade girl describing her rather odd family life […]

Furious Fretting at Bluegrass Festival Jan 13-15

Furious Fretting at Bluegrass Festival Jan 13-15

Grandpa’s Cough Medicine and fiery lineup set The fifth annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival is set for Jan. 13 – 15. Islamorada Community Entertainment has arranged a stirring lineup, and couldn’t be more eager. “If you’ve never heard bluegrass music live, it’s a great opportunity,” said ICE spokesman Patrick Foley. “We have a variety of national […]