“On the Hook” with Mark Hedden —Captivating, Raw, Genius

History is always in the making, and it's local artists like photographer Mark Hedden who have the ingenious eye to capture it. Hedden’s new show “On The...

Alligator Alley Kills at The Studios

It is easily is one of the most creative, original and perceptively modern plays to debut — not just in Key West, but anywhere. Now at The...

A Secret Little Library Hidden Next Door

It’s the only registered Little Free Library in the Keys, tucked under a sea grape tree on Coco Plum Drive. Members of the public are encouraged to...

Big Wood this Weekend: Woodworking fest takes town

“Don’t miss the forest for the trees,” the old proverb goes, and for the next month, Key West is going to be an incredible forest, so don’t...

‘La Cage Aux Folles’ explores human ties with humor and song

When the curtain rises on “La Cage Aux Folles,” Marathon Community Theatre’s newest musical, crowds can expect to be dazzled by spectacular costumes and no shortage of...

The Little Mermaid Comes Alive at Switlik Elementary

It takes a village to put on a show. Just ask Jack Louden. “The students have worked very hard and we have been faced with some unique challenges...

The ‘Lost Prince’ – Mewshaw writes of complex friendship with Conroy

Writers are innately complex. If they weren’t, they probably wouldn’t be writers, or at least not very good ones. Put two in a room, and stories get...

Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball aims to help hospital rebuilding efforts

Like so many businesses in the Keys, it has been a long road to recovery for Fishermen’s Community Hospital. The Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball takes aim at...

Ceramic artist plays with nature concepts

By Abby Haddock Doris Roussel has called the Keys home since 1970, but is a recent addition to Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography in Marathon. Her family...

Keys photographer captures environmental crisis

Andreas Franke, a Keys-based photographer, has been creating exhibits that also raise environmental awareness. Most recently, his “Plastic Ocean” has garnered attention for its unblinking look at...