Key West / December 01 2012 – March 23 2013
17th Annual Sculpture Key West
This stunning art exhibit showcases the work of leading contemporary sculptors
at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park and the Key West Garden Club at West Martello
Tower. Twenty-three contemporary sculptures and two performances are planned
to enhance the land and seascapes around two historic Civil War-era forts.
Among the projected highlights of the 2012/2013 exhibition are a steel and wood
skeletal structure that is part animal, ship, airplane and sleigh, a massive
monumental concrete relic of a shell from a world unknown, a mysterious array of
manhole covers that seem to melt in the sun and the long awaited Florida Keys
Overseas Heritage Trail Unicycle Tour! Visit Web site for more information.
Contact: 305-295-2800
Email: info@sculpturekeywest.com

Key West / December 13 2012 – January 12 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: Oil City Symphony
In this fun, knee-slapping musical, four graduates of Oil City High return to their
alma mater to honor their music teacher. Be prepared to do the Hokey-Pokey!
Remember ... it's hip to be square. Visit website for show times and tickets.
Contact: 305-296-9911
Email: info@redbarntheatre.com

Key West / December 18 2012 – January 12 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
"The 39 Steps," Broadway's longest running comedy, is a giddy display of
theatrical invention, in which 4 actors create over 150 characters to portray
Hitchcock's cinematic masterpiece. Winner of the Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk
"Best Play" Awards. Showtime 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / January 10 2013 – January 20 2013
31st Annual Key West Literary Seminar
The 2013 seminar includes two independent sessions (Jan. 10-13 & 17-20)
exploring the theme "Writers on Writers." Sessions spotlight the life and work of
literary icons like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson,
John Cheever and Ernest Hemingway under the guidance of the contemporary
writers and scholars who know them best. Writing workshops are scheduled Jan.
13-17.
Contact: 888-293-9291

Key West / January 11 2013
South Florida Symphony presents: Natasha Paremski
A performance by Russian-born pianist Natasha Paremski is to highlight the
South Florida Symphony's Key West concert set for 8 p.m., titled "Epic Heroes and
Their Goddesses," the concert is part of the symphony's 15th anniversary season
and takes place at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Road.
Paremski is to display her keyboard mastery on Sergei Rachmaninov's Piano
Concerto No. 3. The program also includes the symphonic poem "Macbeth" by
Richard Strauss, "Pohjola's Daughter, A Symphonic Fantasy" by Jean Sibelius and
"Marche écossaise sur un thème populaire" by Claude Debussy. Tickets are
available at keystix.com, priced at $25 to $75 per person depending on seat
location.

Key West / January 12 2013 – January 20 2013
"Writers/Artists" Exhibit
During the 31st Annual Key West Literary Seminar, enjoy the exhibit
"Writers/Artists" at The Gallery on Greene St. The exhibit is scheduled to open with
a Cafe con Leche/Cuban Guava pastry dessert after lunch at 1 p.m. on Saturday
the 12th. Many of the living Key West Writers/Artists are to be in attendance,
including Annie Dillard and Phyllis Rose, among others. Original works from the
gallery's collection will include Key West Pulitzer Prize Winners such as
Tennessee Williams, Annie Dillard, Jeff MacNelly, Mike Peters and others.
Contact: 305-304-2323

Key West / January 13 2013
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West presents the Harlem Quartet
Located at at St. Paul's Church on Duval Street, this event features the
internationally known foursome that demonstrates its versatility on strings when
the 4 p.m. performance begins with Mozart's String Quartet No. 15, and is followed
up with compositions by jazz legends like Chick Corea and Billy Strayhorn. Each of
these artists has had fascinating solo careers, but in tandem they have traveled
around the world, from New York to South Africa, where they toured and performed
under the auspices of the U.S. State Department. Since debuting in 2006 at
Carnegie Hall, the New York-based ensemble has held residencies and
participated in foreign exchange programs; performed in chamber music series
and festivals throughout the US and collaborated with distinguished musicians,
such as violinist Itzhak Perlman, jazz greats Chick Corea and Gary Burton, as well
as pianist Misha Dichter, with whom the Harlem Quartet will make a Kennedy
Center debut shortly after its performance in Key West. Tickets are $20 per
person, students free. Available at St. Paul's Church door an hour before the
concert or online at here.
Contact: Barbara Bowers 305-294-9677

Key West / January 16 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Fiona Molloy – All Kinds of Wonderful
A Concert of World and Irish Folk music! Showtime 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / January 19 2013
Eighth Annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival
A family-friendly event with local fresh Keys seafood, drinks, marine-related crafts,
youth activities, and live music. Free admission; hours open from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Bayview Park at Truman Avenue and Jose Marti Drive.
Contact: Vicki 305-872-9026
Email: vicki@fkcfa.org

Key West / January 22 2013 – February 23 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: The Divine Sister
This gleefully demented and twisted tale is an outrageous and rollicking comic
homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns. The Mother Superior must
deal with postulants with visions, sexual hysteria among her nuns and a former
suitor intent on luring her away from her vows. Nary a dull moment! "R" Rated, so
don't bring kiddies! Visit website for show times and tickets.
Contact: 305-296-9911
Email: info@redbarntheatre.com

Key West / January 24 2013 – January 27 2013
Key West Food & Wine Festival
Top chefs and restaurateurs showcase their culinary creativity and the Keys'
indigenous cuisine in a tasty schedule of events for food lovers. Attendees also
can participate in food-related adventures during the savory celebration.
Contact: 800-474-4319; 305-292-1622
Email: info@keywestfoodandwinefestival.com

Key West / January 26 2013 – January 27 2013
28th Annual Key West Craft Show
Juried artisans and crafters display their talents at a popular show on lower
Whitehead and Caroline Streets in historic Old Town. Highlights include Florida
artist Nick Vidakovic whose unique style of woodworking is called intarsia: pictorial
wood inlay mosaics.The show is free and will be held from 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. daily.
Contact: 305-294-1241
Email: kwartctr@earthlink.net

Key West / January 27 2013
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West presents: The Poulenc Trio
Performing on oboe, bassoon and piano, the trio has been met with great critical
acclaim. Being praised by the New York Times for its "elegant renditions" and by
the Washington Post for its "near effortless lightness and grace". They are the
most active performing piano-wind group in the world. Performace is at 4 p.m. at
St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Tickets $20 per person, students free. Available
online at keystix.com.
Contact: Barbara Bowers 305-294-9677

Key West / January 29 2013 – February 16 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
When a formidable retired widow hires an ex-Broadway chorus boy to give her
private dance lessons, it's hate at first sight. Eventually they both learn unexpected
lessons about friendship and life. Part comedy, part drama and part cha-cha-cha.
An Off-Broadway and Regional Theater Hit. Show time 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / February 04 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Behind the Scenes
Get a backstage tour of the set for "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks" at the
Waterfront Playhouse with Artistic Director (Danny Weathers) and Technical
Director (Michael Boyer). See the magic that happens "behind the scenes." Wine
and light hors d'oeuvres served. Starts 6 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / February 08 2013 – February 10 2013
Civil War Days Heritage Festival
Colorful Civil War re-enactments, the roar of cannon fire and the sight of soldiers
in Civil War uniforms are to greet visitors at Key West's oceanfront historic Civil
War-era Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, as participants journey into the
island's past.
Contact: 305-292-6850

Key West / February 09 2013
"Music From the Heart," an Intimate Evening with Noel Paul Stookey
In a one-night-only performance, the founding member of the trio Peter, Paul and
Mary will weave a compelling tapestry of familiar melodies, moving memories and
selections from his recently released and much acclaimed ONE&MANY CD.
Performance begins at 8 p.m. in the gardens of Casa Antigua, 314 Simonton
Street. Tickets available online at keystix.com.

Key West / February 10 2013
Anne McKee Artists Fund Auction
Attendees can choose from the work of 60 Florida Keys artists, ranging from
renowned masters to emerging talents. An Art Preview is scheduled from 10 - 7 p.
m. Feb. 7th - 9th at the Key West Women's Club, 319 Duval Street - site of the first
Anne McKee Fund Auction. An Art Preview Party will take place on Saturday, Feb.
9th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Women's Club. The Art Preview and Party are free
of charge and open to the public. The Preview Party will afford guests the
opportunity to meet the Anne McKee Artists Fund Board, preview the auction lots
and meet the 2013 auction artists. As well as fine artwork, attractions at the
auction include an open bar, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and champagne. In addition,
attendees can purchase tickets for a drawing to win a 2-night, 3-day stay at Little
Palm Island. Parking spots in front of The Oldest House will be reserved to assist
patrons with art pick-up after the auction. Tickets are $30 per person at the door,
and can also be purchased in advance at keystix.org.

Key West / February 10 2013
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West presents: Frederick Moyer
This accomplished solo pianist has performed in the finest concert halls in 41
countries. His enthusiasm, exacting artistry and delightful commentary make him
a favorite among audiences who are thus brought into the heart of the musical
experience. Performance is at 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Tickets $20
per person, students free. Available online at keystix.com.
Contact: Barbara Bowers 305-294-9677

Key West / February 13 2013 – April 08 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: Love, Loss and What I Wore
Nora Ephron's wit defined an era. The Red Barn celebrates her life with her big
Off-Broadway hit that ran for four years! Matters of the heart and matters of the
closet combine in this comic and poignant scrapbook of stories shared by five
women. Sunday/Monday only. Visit website for show dates, times and tickets.
Contact: 305-296-9911
Email: info@redbarntheatre.com

Key West / February 17 2013
South Florida Symphony presents: Vienna Boys' Choir
The Vienna Boys' Choir is a choir of trebles and altos based in Vienna. It is one of
the best known boys' choirs in the world. The boys are selected mainly from
Austria, but also from many other countries. Show is at the Tennessee Williams
Theatre, at 6 p.m. Tickets available online at keystix.com

Key West / February 23 2013 – February 24 2013
Old Island Days Art Festival
The 48th annual juried fine art show is set on lower Whitehead Street and
Caroline Street in historic Old Town. The highly acclaimed show, from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. daily, features oil paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography and other
offerings by artists from around the United States.
Contact: Lois Songer 305-294-1243
Email: kwartctr@earthlink.net

Key West / February 24 2013
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West presents: Jonah Kim
his cello virtuoso who began his studies at Juilliard and developed his passion
for chamber music at Curtis, has performed with chamber orchestras and given
recitals nationwide and has been highly praised by critics. The Washington Post's
Joseph McLellan said he "sounded like the next Yo Yo Ma". Performance is at 4 p.
m., at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Tickets are $20 per person and available
online at keystix.com.
Contact: Barbara Bowers 305-294-9677

Key West / February 27 2013 – March 02 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: Tea for Three
An intimate and captivating portrait of three remarkable First Ladies who suddenly
found themselves in the limelight. Stars Emmy Award-winning Elaine Bromka.
Four nights only, visit website for show times and tickets.
Contact: 305-296-9911
Email: info@redbarntheatre.com

Key West / March 02 2013
51st Annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest
An Old Island Days tradition, this unique contest features novel sounds produced
by contestants in several age categories as they attempt to make "music" on fluted
conch shells. Contest located in the garden of the Oldest House, 322 Duval Street,
free and open to all ages.
Contact: 305-294-9501

Key West / March 03 2013
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West presents: Randall Goosby
This year's Rising Star, is a 16-year-old violinist who has been given a
magnificent Maggini violin (c1590) from the Stradivari Society of Chicago as a
loan. He has already appeared with major orchestras across the United States
and has made two solo appearances at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium.
Performance is at 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Tickets $20 per person,
students free. Available online at keystix.com.
Contact: Barbara Bowers 305-294-9677

Key West / March 05 2013 – March 30 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: The Drowsy Chaperone
The BIG musical is back at the Waterfront Playhouse. With over 20 set changes,
250 costumes and a cast of 18 performers, The Drowsy Chaperone is musical
comedy magic. Mayhem, mix-ups and a gay (in the old sense of the word)
wedding mark the hijinks of The Drowsy Chaperone. Showtime 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / March 11 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Behind the Scenes
Get a backstage tour of the set for "The Drowsy Chaperone" at the Waterfront
Playhouse with Artistic Director (Danny Weathers) and Technical Director (Michael
Boyer). See the magic that happens "behind the scenes." Wine and light hors
d'oeuvres served. Starts 6 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / March 12 2013 – April 13 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: Time Stands Still
Sarah, a photojournalist, and James, a foreign correspondent are trying to find
happiness in a partnership based on telling the world's toughest stories and
together, making a difference. When the adventurous couple confronts the
prospect of a more conventional life, the hidden kernels of conflict emerge. Visit
website for show times and tickets.
Contact: 305-296-9911
Email: info@redbarntheatre.com

Key West / March 17 2013
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West presents: Philadelphia Virtuosi
Chamber Orchestra
This year's With Love, Florence large string ensemble is dedicated to
transforming lives through the richness and beauty of classical music. Its
performances are provocative, poetic and reflect its passion for bringing music to
new audiences in America and across the world. Performance is at 4 p.m., at St.
Paul's Episcopal Church. Tickets $20 per person, students free. Available online
at keystix.com.
Contact: Barbara Bowers 305-294-9677

Key West / April 04 2013 – April 13 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Typhoon Judy
As Typhoon Viola swirls around Hong Kong, Judy Garland lies comatose in a
hospital from a suicide attempt. In a hallucination, Typhoon Judy enters a desolate
rehearsal hall with a lone piano player and begins to tell tales of her life with
comedy, anecdotes and, of course, song. Created by and starring Christopher
Peterson. Showtimes 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / April 08 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Behind the Scenes
Get a backstage tour of the set for "Typhoon Judy" at the Waterfront Playhouse with
Artistic Director (Danny Weathers) and Technical Director (Michael Boyer). See the
magic that happens "behind the scenes." Wine and light hors d'oeuvres served.
Starts 6 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / April 16 2013 – April 20 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: Conchs, Cowboys & Tales of Old Key West
This engaging, humorous and eclectic evening of incredible music & song is
back by popular demand. The Made in Key West Band features the exceptional
talents of John Wells, Tom Murtha, Gary McDonald, George Halloran and adds the
legendary Paul Cotton from the iconic rock band Poco. One week only. Visit
website for show times and tickets.
Contact: info@redbarntheatre.com
Email: 305-296-9911

Key West / April 30 2013 – May 25 2013
Red Barn Theatre presents: Oklahoma Smith and the Pantheon of Annihilation
Parody, adventure and humor abound in this original action adventure as famed
explorer Oklahoma Smith and his trusty sidekick set out to find the lost "Book of
the Dead" and save the world. The plot twists and turns as each major decision in
this "choose your own adventure" is decided by the audience. Visit website for
show times and tickets.
Contact: info@redbarntheatre.com
Email: 305-296-9911

Key West / April 30 2013 – May 18 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Deathtrap
A successful writer of Broadway mysteries struggles to overcome a "dry" spell,
and he'll do just about anything to be back on top. Full of twists and turns and
heart-stopping shocks, the devilishly clever Deathtrap is the longest-running
comedy thriller on Broadway. Showtimes 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / May 01 2013 – May 05 2013
Key West Songwriters’ Festival
The 18th-annual showcase of musical magic features America's foremost
performing songwriters, with concerts staged in intimate, audience-friendly island
settings.
Contact: Charlie Bauer 305-304-0814

Key West / May 13 2013
Waterfront Playhouse presents: Behind the Scenes
Get a backstage tour of the set for "Deathtrap" at the Waterfront Playhouse with
Artistic Director (Danny Weathers) and Technical Director (Michael Boyer). See the
magic that happens "behind the scenes." Wine and light hors d'oeuvres served.
Starts 6 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / May 17 2013 – May 18 2013
11th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium
Key West's political history is highlighted in panel discussions, a reception and
tours of the Little White House where Truman spent many working vacations
during his presidency.
Contact: 305-294-9911

Key West / June 10 2013
Waterfront Playhouse Presents: Howard Livingston and the MM24 Band
Star of Key West Time, Howard Livingston and his Mile Marker 24 band will bring
down the house with their legendary island tunes. Show time 8 p.m.
Contact: Box Office 305-294-5015
Email: Box_Office@waterfrontplayhouse.org

Key West / August 29 2013 – September 02 2013
Fourth Annual Key West Brewfest
More than 150 beers and micro-brews are on to be tap at this "tasty" annual event
that benefits the charitable efforts of the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the
Conch Republic. Events from beer dinners, beer brunches, happy hour parties,
pool parties, late-night parties, seminars and the Signature Tasting Festival Event
are some of the great activities on tap.
Contact: 800-354-4455
Email: info@keywestbrewfest.com

Key West / December 06 2013 – December 08 2013
Fort Taylor Pyrate Invasion
Experience three days of piracy as Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park
transforms into a British stronghold defending her shores against an invasion of
pirates. Step back in time to encounter piracy from 1675 through 1825 with pirate
encampments, living history demonstrations, live battles, activities for the kids,
and more, from 10 am. to 5 p.m. daily. Visit website for details and activities
schedule.
Contact: Jai Somers 305-797-1659
Email: jaisomers@yahoo.com
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