Margaret Atwood on being alert

Canadian author Margaret Atwood published “The Handmaid’s Tale” back in 1985. Yet, it has resurged with new life and new prescience — the eponymous Hulu show has...

37th Annual Key West Literary Seminar this Weekend

The 37th annual Key West Literary Seminar, “Under the Influence: Archetype & Adaptation,” begins Thursday, January 10, at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street, and runs through...

‘Drag queens and nervous men’

Natasha, like any great drag queen, knows how to make an entrance. Bedazzled like a Statue of Liberty Christmas Tree, her step onto the stage and into...

John Waters is Coming to Town… an Interview with the Icon

Filmmaker, writer, director and cultural icon, John Waters’s resume is impeccable, yet his self-description reads like the encyclopedia of bad taste. Dubbing himself the “Pope Of Trash”...

Landon Bradbary is a Dysfunctional Genius

“A wonderful amount of controlled chaos.” That’s how Landon Bradbary describes his Dec. 9 variety show from a small coffee shop table in Old Town. Aptly dubbed...

Leading Ladies: Marathon Community Theater Presents a Humorous Masterpiece

By Mike Howie When the players at the Marathon Community Theatre say they’re putting on a farce, they aren’t kidding. Wait. That’s exactly what they’re doing. “Leading Ladies,” showing through...

Wait, Wait…It’s Paula Poundstone

Comedian Paula Poundstone points out life’s absurdities of which, she will be the first to say, there is an endless supply. Her observational humor has fueled a...

Quincy Perkins Films for National Geographic

It almost sounds made up, but it’s not. Key West local award-winning filmmaker Quincy Perkins was contacted by National Geographic last summer to create a documentary about...

Screwball: Billy Corben Documentary Debuts at Key West Film Fest

If you think Florida is as pure as its sunshine, bless your heart. But, no, this is the state known for outrageous scandals and America’s sweetheart sport,...

‘A LEADING LADY’

The audience should arrive ready to be entertained. That’s director Dale Coburn’s advice. “It’s a farce. It’s fun. They’re going to laugh,” he said. Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies” opens...