The Keys Blast from Ed Krane and Friends
December 9 , 2019




The 8th. 2019 Annual Key West Film Festival Ended A Few Weeks Ago. Another Spectacular Year.  Our Magazine will have as we do every year since Year 1; A 3 Part / Week Post Event Feature.  This Issue is Part 2 and will contain Just A Few Photos from Last week's Issue to Help with Continuity. The link to the Dec 2nd. Entire Issue and to See Part 1 of the 2019 KWFF Post Feature will be Below

"Irma's Tree" by Betty Powell Kcimock  Acrylic on Canvas
"Tree Worship"by Rosanne Potter  Acrylic & Metals on Canvas
Part 3
The Florida Keys Council of the Arts; Opened a Brilliant Exhibition Late Last Month at Gato "Trees of the Keys".

5901 College Rd 33040
MASTERWORKS II January 15. 2020 7-9:3:45PM
Borenstein Concerto OP 60
Featuring Violinist Irmira Tynkos Bruckner Symphony #6

Part 15  WWW.GOLDCOATCRUISERS.ORG  Had Their Annual Classic Automobile Show at Morgan Park in Glen Cove Feature Over 750 Cars.


The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden will have their Annual Large Christmas Sale Dec 21

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Pt. 3  : Photographic Feature for a few Weeks : "Photos from the 1940s"

Major Sale at ALL the Anna Sweet Galleries in Key West (More Below)

Richard "Dick" Matson Exhibition at Salt Island Provisions Gallery Opened a Few Days Ago.

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Alosurgre :A Journey Across Time by
Onajide Shabaka

Dollars & Dancers :Behind the Velvet Curtain by Donna Nadea u

Stillness by Josefina Cavalina

Eddies by Jim Racchi


The Studios of Key West (TSKW) Winter Member's Exhibition 12/5-26 & 4 January 2020 Exhibitions (More Below)
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WWW.THEBLUEPAPER.COM Every Week we Enjoy Linking their Newspaper with our Magazine. They provide Hundreds of Local Features-Photos & Videos

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12/12-15 Alexei Butirskiy
Adam Scott Rore 12/21-12/26
Bill Mack & Gary Welton 12/27-12/29
Just Two of the Many Key West Art Galleries that have Continuous Visiting Artists for Live Painting Demonstrations and Networking



So Many Exhibitions at the KWAHS : Permanent and Temporary at 4 Museums
Custom House Museum, Lighthouse & Keepers Quarters, Fort East Martello Museum, and Tennessee Williams Museum.


Alyson Crean and the City of Key West Tells Us about Useful Safety Tips over this Holiday Season (More below in Our Weekly City of KW and MCSO Sections)





The TDC (Tourist Development Council) Does an Excellent Job Every Month in Producing an On-Line Supplement to their Outstanding Website; called "Keys Traveler".  As Usually we Feature their Material and give you ALL the Links

The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
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The Keys Blast from Ed Krane & Friends ; Going out to 8150 Weekly. December 9, 2019. This Week we Start  Part 2 of 3 of Our Annual Extensive Multi-Part / Week POST 2019 KWFF Feature.  The Three Parts will cover from the Wednesday 11/20 Beginning with Welcome Area at The Oldest House to the Final Batch of Sunday Films and the Saturday Night Awards Ceremony and Closing Party. Some of the Material Last Week : The Opening Night Party and The World Premier of the Martin Scorsese Film "The Irishman" 3 Hours and 29 Minutes Long and Continues to Thursday Night (11/21) with the Introduction of the Tom Skerritt Golden Key Award by Shirrel Rhoades. Part 2 ( This Issue) Includes the Tom Skerritt Q&A by David Fear of Rolling Stone to Two More Golden Key Awards (Kimberly Peirce "Boys Don't Cry"& Arianne Phillips "Costume Design"); and many additional Events that are Listed Further Down. Additional Note : Due to being Away from Key West for a few weeks and not having Reliable Internet; I may not be able to answer E-Mails Promptly and May have Missed a Few New Event Insertions from the "Friends" ( Associate Contributor Editors / Organizations). After 12/11 I Should be back to Full Capabilities. This Issue will have Only a few of Our Weekly Sections / Features Empty.  Our Usual Lead Verbiage after Our Usual Lead Photos will also be Empty due to Space / Time Constraints. Thanks for Reading The Keys Blast from Ed Krane & Friends). Have an Outstanding Week. TEd.
                                                     
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Florida Keys Council of the Arts: 2020 Members Show "Trees of the Keys"
WWW.KEYSARTS.COM 1110 Simonton St. (Gato Cigar Bld.) 305-295-4369.

Opened a few Weeks Ago "The Trees of the Keys"


Monkey in a Nest by Fran Decker  Acrylic on Canvas.  Fran took this Exhibition as an Opportunity to make a Statement with her Series "Things You Don't Normally See".  This Series of Paintings is a Commentary on the World Changing due to Pollution and Other Factors that is Messing Up Our Planet.  Great Going Fran.


"Fire Me Up : Pine Cones & Tree Debris" by Kerry Hoeppner

"Patriot Palm" by Paula Friedman  Acrylic

"Fever Dream" by Karen Greenfield  MonoPrint

"D28" by Jeff Ware  Wood and Resin

More from the Winter Member's Show at The Gato Building "The Trees of the Keys" from The Florida Keys Council of the Arts Up Shortly

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WWW.KWFILMFEST.COM

Giving Tom Skerritt the 2019 Golden Key Award (1 of 3 Given This Year)...(Pictures of that in Last Week's Issue) Is 
A Man of Many Hats Shirrel Rhoades Syndicated Film Critic and Writer, Owner of the On-Line Publishing Company with Many Local Authors and over 300 Titles
WWW.ABSOLUTELYAMAZINGEBOOKS.COM , Owner of the Key West Mystery Fest WWW.MYSTERYFESTKEYWEST.COM , and my Good Friend; with Eclectic Actor and Writer Tom Skerritt










More from the 2019 KWFF Up Shortly.  Here is the Link to the entire Dec 2, 2019 and Part 1 of Our 2019 KWFF Post Event Coverage

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One of Our Favorite Photographers : Matt Stock Opening an Exhibition in  Florida

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WWW.ILOVESTOCKISLAND.ORG 305-731-5786 Jill Snodgrass
 
The I Love Stock Island Festival is a city-wide event December 13-15 celebrating the heritage and history of Stock Island. Not limited to any one specific venue or happening, guests are invited to experience  three full days of free & ticketed events showcasing Stock Island's culinary, entertainment, artistic, cultural & historic gems.
 
The Festival kicks off Friday December 13 with 'Food Truck Finds' from 7 am to 4 pm where guests are invited to discover the flourishing food truck scene on Stock Island. These trucks and take-aways are hidden in plain sight all over the island and are excited to have guests try a special $5 sample to taste what they have to offer. Stops include  Taco Express Key West on Cross Street next to the bus stop behind the Sandal Factory,  Yahman's Authentic Jamaican Jerk Shack at the end of Front Street,  One Love Key West with Chef Clive at Stock Island Chevron, DeLuna's Bar & Grill at  Boyd's Key West CampgroundUntil It's Gone - Food Truck off Peninsular in  KW Fisheries trap yard
The Jerk KW @  The Art Shack Key West 6404 Front Street.  Stock Rock Cafe @  Cow Key Marina on 5th Ave. and The Oceans Edge Café/Starbucks at  Oceans Edge Key West Resort and Marina.
 
Also tempting to foodies, Friday the Taste of Stock Island ticketed event starts at 4 pm. Guests travel by trolley to seven or more stops for amazing small plate pairings. This is an intimate affair offering an authentic experience to meet the chefs, restaurant owners, artists and musicians that make Stock Island unique. Participating businesses include  FishBusterz Retail Seafood Market Roostica Wood-Fire Pizzeria Stock Rock Cafe DOLPHIN DELI Hogfish Bar & Grill El Mocho Restaurant Matt's Stock Island Kitchen & Bar The Barrel House , Stock Island Yacht Club's   LL's Test Kitchen Oceans Edge Key West Resort and Marina  Yellowfin Restaurant,  The Jerk KW Caribbean Food Truck at  The Art Shack Key West  and Keys Fresh Seafood Market & (soon to open) The Docks Stock Island Restaurant with booze by  Key West DistillingCayo Hueso BrewingKey West Smuggler Whiskey
 
Taste of Stock Island guests will be finished just in time to enjoy the 3rd annual Lighted Boat Parade at Stock Island Marina Village presented by Sunset Watersports. This free event starts at 4 pm with happy hour at the Perry Hotel, parade at 7 pm. Guests will delight seeing the bright lights on everything from tri-masted schooners to dinghies to the Shrimp boats that call Stock Island home. Come early for great food at Matt's, the Salty Oyster and the new Barrel House bbq joint as well as concessions and multiple bars throughout the property. Walk the docks to see spectacular decorations and lights on the boats and liveaboards who make Stock Island Marina Village home. Free parking and viewing events at Stock Island Marina Village and Safe Harbor with live music at Hog Fish Bar & Grill at the official after party. This is Stock Island can't miss holiday tradition.
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We Continue with our Photographic Series of Decades Ago





More Vintage Photos of the 1940s Up Shortly
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Collections, Key West Gallery (Stock Island) Dec 7/14/15, 11-4
Show runs parallel to I Love Stock Island Festival
Collections Gallery will be filled with Pamela's jewelry, Olga's jackets, Margo's quilts & Wilfredo's Women!

Joel Guzman is a young emerging Artist who lives in Havana, Cuba. His use of Cuban Cigar leaves, Black Chinese Ink and Antique Buttons, create his finely detailed version of dream-like scenes and stories that represent his vision of day-to-day life and culture in Cuba.


Maikel Mesa Fría is a young imaginative Artist who lives in Havana, Cuba. Fría uses bright colors to paint picturesque Cuban landscapes inside of objects that are typical to the Cuban culture, such as cooking pots, watering cans and fruits. These dream like scenes bring the images of the Cuban countryside to life.
    We'll have fresh shows monthly that will run in conjunction with the Stock Island Design District's 2nd Saturday art stroll.

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Environmental Center & Headquarters 631 Greene St. 305-294-3100 
( A MUST TO VISIT : Next to the Brewery)
PO Box 430 KW, Fla, 33041
Fax : 305-293-9519  ReefRelief@Gmail.com




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533 Eaton Street (Corner Simonton) 305-320-0208



 December Listings of Guest Authors Up Shortly from Books and Books
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The 5th Annual Critics Panel at Viva Saloon

Eric Kohn of Indiewire Moderated the 5th Annual Critics Panel with K. Austin Collins of Vanity Fair, Jen Yamato of LA Times, David Fear of Rolling Stone, Hans Morgenstern of Miami New Times, Monica Castillo of WWW.ROGEREBERT.COM , Ruben Rosario ( FreeLance), Kam Collins of Vanity Fair,  Tomris Laffly of Variety, Eugene Hernandez of Film Comment, & Shirrel Rhoades Syndicated Film Columnist & Critic from the Key West Citizen















One of Our Citizens Strolling Through 
More 2019 KWFF Up Shortly
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5901 College Rd 33040
MASTERWORKS II January 15. 2020 7-9:3:45PM
Borenstein Concerto OP 60
Featuring Violinist Irmira Tynkos Bruckner Symphony #6


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Native Plants for Sale at the Key West Tropical Forest

 
KEY WEST, Florida Keys  - The Nursery at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden will be offering native trees, shrubs and vines for sale from 9am to noon on Saturday, December 21, 2019.  December features the White indigoberry tree in 1, 3, and 10 gallon containers.  It's horizontal branching habit makes it a great Charlie Brown Key West Christmas Tree which you can then plant in your yard.  Key West Tropical Forest members receive a 15% discount.  The Garden is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation and all proceeds directly benefit the Garden's conservation program.
 
     The Garden is located at 5210 College Road on Stock Island.  For more information call 305-296-1504 or visit  www.keywest.garden .
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Due to Time and Constraints; I could not put the last few Offerings from Zazoo. Will have some of the Featured On-Line and in GalleryShow Items Next Week.
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305-296-0458 533 Eaton St.

Here are 4 Exhibition Events from The Studios of Key West

Alosugre : A Journey Across Time
Jan 2 , 2020  Reception 6-8P Sanger Gallery
Miami based artist Onajide Shabaka explores ethnobotany, geology and archaeology as they relate to human history, society and culture. Through a combination of abstract, calligraphic works on paper, documentary photographs, sculpture and found objects,  Alosúgbe  traces Shabaka's own family history along with the migrations of people and plants from the rice plantations of the Atlantic colonial slave era to 20 th  century Florida.
This exhibition derives from several years of ongoing research finding connections between colonial sites in the Low Country (Georgia & South Carolina), the Caribbean archipelago and Suriname.
sponsored by Zabar's


Funding for this exhibition

Alosúgbe was originally curated by and presented at Emerson Dorsch Gallery in Miami, where it was funded in part by The Ellies, Miami's visual arts awards, presented by Oolite Arts. Support for  Alosúgbe was also provided in part by Locust Projects through its Wavemaker Grants program, which is part of the Andy Warhol Foundation's Regional Regranting Program. Wavemaker Grants is supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and Wells Fargo. With generous project support from Disapora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (Miami) and ReadyTex Gallery (Paramaribo, Suriname).
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DOLLARS AND DANCERS : BEHIND THE VELVET CURTAIN  by Donna Nadeau XOJ GALLERY
Jan 2, 2020 Reception 6-8PM

For over twenty years Donna Nadeau has been photographing and painting backstage scenes, her co-dancers, and the men who paid to see them, in the strip bars and "gentleman's" clubs in which she worked, from Maine to Las Vegas, beginning in 1980. Her intention was to document an extraordinary world-its colorful habitués, front-line gendered power structures, and sometimes harrowing psychologies-from the unheard perspective of the women around whom the entire cavalcade still revolves. With exquisite subtleties of form and palette Nadeau endows her watercolors with the atmospherics of these usually obscured environments, and their physical and social architectures-from drab backrooms to glittering, mirrored stages; destructive relationships, underworld dangers, and the financial pursuit that keeps the industry in tension. The artist's own experiences are embedded in the vignettes she depicts, imbuing them with authenticity, humor, and stirring emotive impact. These paintings and the fascinating stories that inspired them are pointedly relevant to today's cultural discourse, although they have remained largely unseen in the decades since Nadeau began making them-until now.
sponsored by Venter Surf & Sport

Two More Exhibition from TSKW Up Shortly
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WWW.FKSPCA.ORG 5230 College Rd. 305-296-1504

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ENCORE FEATURE
Main Gallery 513 Duval St. 305-916-0578
Anna Tells us that for a few more days; a Major Holiday Sale with 15-50% Off Many Items. As Our Regular Readers Know Anna Sweet is an Amazing Photographer ; Traveling the World's Beaches / Oceans. Anna Sweet has a Few Locations in Key West Including Duval and Southard Street.





YOU MUST GO TO HER WEBSITE TO SEE AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHY
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305-587-8961
An Evening Lost with Lillian Baxter

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WWW.TSKW.ORG 305-296-0458 533 Eaton St.
To see ALL the Current and Future Exhibitions at TSKW Click Exhibition Link from their Website https://tskw.org/all-exhibitions/


The Annual "TSKW Winter's Member Exhibition : Outside the Line" Dec. 5-26
Reception 12/5 6-8PM
"A simple line can speak volumes, but this year, it's the wild, unknown space outside the lines we're eager to explore. As we burst through the ceiling onto our rooftop terrace, our thoughts can't help but turn to new possibilities and limitless horizons. For the members' show, we invite artists to step outside the lines, experiment with a new color palette or medium, create a canvas out of something unconventional, deliver a fresh take on a familiar form and find inspiration in the unexpected." TSKW

"Listen" by Adam Russell"
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Here are the Other Two Exhibitions/Receptions coming in January 2020
STILLNESS by Josefina Cavalina  Zabar Project Gallery
Reception 1/2/2020  Exhibition 1/2-1/30

A new focus, a new body of work, and a new name. New York artist Josefiná Cavaliná presents still life oil paintings featuring ceramics, fruits and vegetables.
Josefiná (aka Joseph Cavalieri) was chosen as a Studios' AiR in 2012, and has returned to teach four glass classes. This is the inaugural exhibition of Josefiná's paintings on canvas. A collection of serene and quiet images painted in his Little Italy studio in Manhattan.
"The subject matter in my paintings is close to my heart. I have worked in ceramics and my father owned a general store in Tarrytown, New York, which specialized in fruit and vegetables. I worked there as a teen."
sponsored by Historic Hideaways
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EDDIES BY JIM RACCHI Zabar Lobby Gallery
Reception 1/2/2020 Exhibition 1/2-30

An island mainstay and one of the driving forces behind the dearly missed Sculpture Key West exhibitions, Jim Racchi studied classical stone carving in Florence before settling in the Keys. His welded creations echo that training in their strong lines and impulsive flow. Racchi's latest work is a series of polychrome welded steel sculptures that illustrate the flow of an eddy-a circular current defined by its movement.
sponsored by We*Cycle Bicycles

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Director of the Brilliant Film "Mapplethorpe" Ondi Timoner.  This Film is (A MUST SEE); Especially for the Hundreds of Our Art / Photographic Community






Moderator & Film Critic Eugene Hernandez of Film Comment






More from the 2019 KWFF Up Shortly

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Part 15
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Pres. Don Figliozzi@Gmail.com
Cnilsen99@Gmail.com






More from Gold Coast Cruisers Up Shortly

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 More Vintage Photos of the 40's



More Vintage Photos of the 40's Next Week
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 Kimberly Peirce "Golden Key Award Recipient


KWFF Program Director Michael Tuckman Introduces one of the Three 2019 Golden Key Awards


Film Maker and 2019 Golden Key Award Winner Kimberly Peirce "Boys Don't Cry" Moderated by Eugene Hernandez








More 2019 KWW Up Shortly
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MCSO Animal Farm 5501 College Rd. 305-293-7300


"Parade of Paws" at Higgs Beach Sat 12/14 10am
"Christmas  on the  Farm"  Dec 15 at the MCSO Animal Farm

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Marci Rose sends Holiday Regards and Tells Us :

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For the month of December, SALT Gallery (830 Fleming St.,  www.saltislandprovisions.com)  will feature a  collection of colorful oil paintings by the beloved local artist Dick Matson. To celebrate Matson's works, SALT hosted an opening reception at the gallery from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6.
A Brooklyn native, Dick Matson has lived and worked in Key West for over 40 years. After graduating from The Cooper Union Art School in New York City and attending graduate school at Yale University's School of Art in New Haven, Conn., Matson worked in advertising, but never left his love of painting behind.
            The majority of Matson's works, including the pieces at SALT, are done en plein air and feature the distinctive architecture and natural life found in Key West.  His palette is clearly inspired by the island's color and light and over time he has become one of Key West's most prominent artists. 
            "Dick Matson is an absolute legend in the Key West art world," says gallery owner Laura Richardson. "He's a singular character and it's an immense honor to feature an artist as talented as Dick on the walls of our tiny gallery."
SALT Gallery features an eclectic collection of local art, local sea salts, jewelry, pottery, wine and Florida Keys honey.  Gallery owners Maria Sharpe and Laura Richardson feature a new artist each month at SALT. Matson's work will remain on display until the end of the month. For more information, call 305-517-6088 or visit  www.saltislandprovisions.com .
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We Continue "The Trees of the Keys"
Florida Keys Council of the Arts: 2020 Members Show "Trees of the Keys"
WWW.KEYSARTS.COM 1110 Simonton St. (Gato Cigar Bld.) 305-295-4369.

"Ode to Summer : Mango Tree"

"Island Builder:  by Lucy Hawk"  PaperCutting

"Hemingway Through the Branches" by Noel Skiba  Acrylic on Canvas

"Looking Up" by Linda Egan  Acrylic on Canvas



"KWHS" by AnnaMarie Giordano  Pastel on Green Paper

Next Week Part 4 "The Trees of Keys"

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Once again KWFF Program Director Michael Tuckman Introduces One of the 2019 Golden Key Awards

Helping Give the 2019 Golden Key Award to Arianne Phillips (Costume Design) is World Famous Impersonation "Eyecons" Performer Christopher Peterson of La Te Da



Q&A Moderator IndieWire's Eric Kohn with Golden Key Award Winner for Costume Design Arianne Phillips









Part 3 of the 2019 Key West Film Festival will be in the Next issue ; Featuring the Two Events Below

A Woman's Work :The NFL's Cheerleader Problem" Moderated by ESPN's Bob Ley. Directed by Yu Gu and Variety's Tomris Laffly and Star of the Film Oakland Raider's Cheerleader Lacy Thibodeaux.  Bob Ley also Moderated with a Q&A "Pahokee" with Directors Patrick Bresnan and Ivette Lucas

"After Parkland" with Directors Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman. An Amazing Young Lady in Parkland Tori Gonzalez & Dad

For the Very First Year the KWFF has 2 New Short Series : Cuban Shorts and (Eco-Nature-Conservation) Environmental Docs & Animation 
Below are a few of the FilmMakers for the 9 Shorts in the Environmental Docs & Animation Series (More Coverage Next Week)
Also Next Week : The Awards Party and The Awards Ceremonies


Below: ESPN's Bob Ley ; Moderating a few Film's Q&A's; Chatting with FilmMaker Kevin Cramer "Here for the Free Wine" ; A Brilliant Short about the Muralist Jason Tetlak (also in Attendance) . Notice Kevin's Cap "Pittsburgh Steelers"; you can be assured they weren't talking about the Film.  (One Week after the Steelers and Brown had a Brawl with 4 Seconds Left)

Two VIP's of the 2019 KWFF from "Boys Don't Cry" Kimberly Peirce and Tori Gonzalez "After Parkland" by Directors Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman 
( Next Week's Issue will have the Q&A with Tori, Tori's Dad and the FilmMakers) 

The Two on the Left are Vicki Thomas & Husband FilmMakers for one of the Eco Shorts : "Phil and Grace -The World Oldest Scuba Diving Couple"  Dir. by Sonny DePasquale

Critics and Columnists Jen Yamato (LA Times) and K. Austin Collins of Vanity Fair having fun with Brilliantly Done Master of Ceremonies & Key West Film Commissioner Chad Newman and KWFF Executive & Awards Ceremony Director Miranda McGuire



The Next Issue will have Part 3 of Our Extensive Coverage of the 2019 KWFF

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WWW.CITYOFKEYWEST-FL.GOV  305-809-3700
United & White St.
This weekly Feature is Written by Alyson Crean; and ALL Photographs are from Alyson

2019 Holiday Safety Tips
It's time to deck the halls, but it's also a season where fire can be a threat Key West Fire Chief Michael Davila wants to remind the community to be alert for possible fire hazards that can sneak into our homes over the holidays. Space heaters, candles and dry Christmas trees are just some of the potentially dangerous additions to our homes this time of year.
Each year, lives are lost and homes destroyed because of unsafe use of heaters. The following are some tips to ensure you don't become a statistic:
Never use ovens, ranges or grills as heating devices
Install carbon monoxide detectors
Keep all heating devices at least 36 inches away from other objects, including walls and furniture
Never use an extension cord with a space heater, and never leave it unattended
Keep candles at least one foot away from anything flammable and never leave one unattended
Be sure your smoke alarm is tested monthly
Use an artificial tree, or be sure your real one is fresh and keep it watered
Use safe lights, check cords for wear, and don't use more than three strands on one extension cord
Keep candles a long, safe distance from the tree
Do not allow children to handle the lights
Never use indoor extension cords out of doors
Unplug the lights before changing bulbs
Finally, even cooking can be hazardous if we don't follow a few simple steps:
Do not leave a stove unattended
Keep saucepan handles turned away from the front of the stove so that children cannot pull them down
If you deep fry a turkey, be extra careful; do not use the deep fryer under a deck and be sure to keep children away from that vat of hot oil. This is a potential dangerous means of cooking, so be fully aware of the hazards before you start.

A Little Further Down City Manager Greg Valez Gives an Award to a 20 Year Key West Employee

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281 Front St. 305-295-6616

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Monroe County Public Library
700 Fleming Street
Key West, FL  33040
305-292-3595
Nelson-Michael@Monroecounty-fl.Gov

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Part 15
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Pres. Don Figliozzi@Gmail.com
Cnilsen99@Gmail.com

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Part 16 Next Week
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1100 Atlantic Blvd.  305-294-3210, 914-393-2358

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281 Front St. 305-295-6616

 Here is the Exhibition Page on the KWAHS Website that will give you all the Current & Year Round Exhibitions 
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Upcoming Exhibitions
The 4 Listed Right Now
"Literary History of Key West" Nov. 1-Feb 9, 2020
"Key West Collects : Our Community Treasures" Nov. 22 - Jan. 5, 2020
"From a Woman's Hand" Jan. 17- March 22
"Sanford Birdsey A Retrospective" Feb. 21 - April 22, 2020




More from KWAHS Up Shortly
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Annual Meeting Thursday January 30th, 6pm at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
The 2020 Annual Meeting will feature Jon Rizzo of the National Weather Service. His talk will review the 2019 storm season and give us better insights to hurricane forecasting. We will also wrap up the 2019 year with a review of Last Stand activities and election of new board members.
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 WWW.MANGIA-MANGIA.COM 900 Southard Street 305-294-2469  https://www.facebook.com/mangiakw/
MANGIA MANGIA's Season of Helping Out the Deserving Non Profits with their Dinner Plans. Heather and  Michael send Regards and tells us :
Yes, we have already started our events for non-profits and giving 30% off to localsEditor's note : A Great Way to Give Your Organization Some Funds with a Peaceful / Relaxing Group Dinner for Friends, Family and Associates ; and as We ALL Know ; Excellent Food..Sit in their Backyard or enjoy Dinner in their Spacious Dinning Room.  ( More Below)

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CHEVAL

DAVID WIGHT

ORYAN

STEPHEN MULDOON

STEVE BARTON

WYLAND

STEVE HARLAN


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Email Sean@dailyplan-it.net to become a vendor or register here ==>  http://bit.ly/KWAM-Vendors
Keep up the Great Job Jill and Sean. Next December 15, & 29

And Every Thursday at The Truman Waterfront Park is Key West Farmers Market 10am-2:30pm
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WWW.KEYWESTBUTTERFLY.COM 305-296-2988  1316 Duval St.
A Major Sponsor of the KWFF..In the  Next Few weeks we'll do a Tour






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Ever Saturday Morning 10am is Discovery Saturdays for the entire Family

33 East Quay Rd. 305-809-4750
fkedc@Noaa.com




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Hosting the 2019 Key West Film Fest

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The Key West Gallery




Meet Alexei Butirskiy Appearance and Show at Key West Gallery
Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST
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Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 10:00 PM EST

Key West Gallery will host Alexei Butirskiy & the Worlds Largest  Collection of his Original paintings & Limited Edition pieces. Butirskiy will be here for a showing of his artwork Dec. 12-15, 2019 at Key West Gallery & will paint live so clients will be able to witness how he builds one of his masterpieces. RSVP today or 305-292-9339
Key West Gallery


Meet Adam Scott Rote
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST
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Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 10:00 PM EST

Meet the Artist 11am-2pm and 7-10pm Daily. Adam Rote will unveil his newest original and limited edition paintings as he paints live in the gallery. Enjoy show specials and personalized dedications on all new artwork purchases.
Key West Gallery



Friday, December 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM EST
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Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 12:00 AM EST

Welcome and meet renowned artists Bill Mack and Gary Welton December 27- 29 RSVP requested New original artwork and limited editions available for purchase. Click title to RSVP today /305- 292-9339/info@keywestgallery.com
Key West Gallery
Bill Mack
Gary Welton

Thanks Key West Gallery for bringing into Key West Amazingly Talented Artists. What a Treat Visiting Your Gallery

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524 Front St. 305-292-0448


In the Next Few Issues we'll do a Photo Feature Tour of Fairvilla

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WWW.KEYWEST.GARDEN 305-296-1504
5201 College Rd.  

KEY WEST, Florida Keys - The Key West Botanical Garden Society, a 501 (c)3 non-profit corporation, is recruiting for 5 seats on its Board of Directors for the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden.  The Garden is an endangered ecosystem and is the only frost-free tropical humid forest and botanical garden in the continental United States.
Applications are now open for consideration with two-year terms starting in January, 2020.  The Board specifically seeks a Treasurer/Bookkeeper.  Other areas of expertise that are particularly relevant to the board include, but are not limited to:  Accounting, Law, IT, Education, Engineering, Public Relations and Fundraising.   We need you to serve -  to share your expertise, and contribute.  Board responsibilities include monthly board meetings and participation in committee work.
The Key West Botanical Garden Society was formed in 1988 taking over stewardship of the Garden which had been created in 1935 through WPA funding.  The Garden's mission is to preserve, develop, expand and maintain the historic Garden as an arboretum, botanical garden, wildlife refuge and educational center.
Send letter of interest to Key West Botanical Garden, 5210 College Road, Key West, FL  33040 or email:  hr@keywest.garden.  Website: www.keywest.garden.
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Misha McCrae Sends Regards and Tells Us :
Show off your scary design skills and enter the "Scarecrows in the Garden" artist design contest.   All Scarecrow entries will be on display for two months from October through November 30, 2019 and the use of natural materials is highly encouraged.
 
3 Categories for Entries : Amateur, Creative Professional, & Business
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5525 College Rd. 305-296-2424


BEHIND THE BADGE : MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF RICK RAMSAY
Please take a look at this 2.5 Minute Video of Our Sheriff; Hit SHERIFF Link. Next Issue : More Great Deeds that Sheriff Ramsay and the MCSO Troops Perform.

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WWW.REDBARNTHEATRE.COM 319 Duval St. 305-296-9911
Info@RedBarnTheatre.com




First Play of the 2019 / 2020 Season
"TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS"

Dec 10, 2019 - Jan 4, 2020

Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed. Adapted by Nia Vardalos.

Directed By: Joy Hawkins

A struggling writer takes over as an online advice columnist who admits she doesn't have all the answers but mines her own mistakes to empathically respond to dilemmas that are at the heart of being human. The play was based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed of "Wild" fame (a book and movie starring Reese Witherspoon) and was originally directed by Thomas Kail, the director of Hamilton. Tiny Beautiful Things is a luminous play about reaching when you're stuck, healing when you're broken and finding the courage and humor to take on the questions which sometimes have no answers.


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5901 College Rd. 305-296-9081

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Environmental Center & Headquarters 631 Greene St. 305-294-3100 
( A MUST TO VISIT : Next to the Brewery)
PO Box 430 KW, Fla, 33041
Fax : 305-293-9519  ReefRelief@Gmail.com


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WWW.BVMPKW.ORG


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Here is another Truly Deserving Organization to Help
Direct Donate Link Below
Plantamillioncorals@Gmail.com
24215 Carribean Dr. W., SummerLand Key, Fl. 33042.  Keep up the Outstanding Work Dr. David Vaughan and Staff.

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WWW.KEYWESTARTCENTER.COM
 305-294-1241


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 Send an E-mail to below to receive the E-Newsletter
southernmostchambermusic@gmail.com
Tickets Now on sale 

December 19, 2019 :
Get in the spirit as our artists present an evening of seasonal music. The event will be held in St. Paul's sanctuary which highlights the church's acoustics and magnificent pipe organ. January 16, 2020 :
Vocalists Barbara Staffen, John Baird, and Dean Warden perform Monteverdi, Schubert, Copeland and Weill. February 20, 2020 : Four-hand piano pieces by Dvořak, Chaminade, and Jongen with Ann McFarland and Tim Peterson. March 19, 2020 : An evening of Strings with Irie Monte, Pavla Houdkova and Mark Simcox performing Beethoven and Mozart accompanied by Tim Peterson. April 16, 2020 :  Enjoy 
Dvořak performed by Irie Monte, Pavla Houdkova, and Mark Simcox accompanied by Ann McFarland plus Bach sung by John Baird accompanied by Tim Peterson and Donna DeForrest


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WWW.TSKW.ORG 305-296-0458 533 Eaton St.


AnnaMarie Giordano has Life Drawing Workshops at the KWAHS (East Martello Tower / Museum Every Tuesday. Tuesday at 11a-2p.  She is accepting Additional Models.
Airbales@aol.com and 609-844-3474 to Reach Out to AnnaMarie



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WWW.KEYWESTIMPROMPTU.ORG 305-296-1520
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This Excellent On-Line Newspaper / Magazine has Hundreds of Local News Features-Photos-Videos and Fantastic Investigative Reporting.  Go to their Above Website to see ALL The Updated Features.
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WWW.HOMETOWNKEYWEST.COM 305-942-1611 
HometownKeyWest@Gmail.com


The 2020 local elections in Monroe County include State Senate, State and U.S. Representatives, three County Commission seats, Clerk of Courts, Sheriff, Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector, State Attorney, Public Defender and four judgeships. City of Key West Mayor and three Key West City Commission seats, two Monroe County School Board and two Florida Keys Mosquito Control District seats will also be on the 2020 ballot. Lastly, we will also be voting on the second KEYS Energy Lower Keys representative. (LINK to FULL LIST)  
Support Good Government! Go to www.HometownKeyWest.com, or email hometownkeywest@gmail.com for more information on the election


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WWW.MANGIA-MANGIA.COM 900 Southard Street 305-294-2469 https://www.facebook.com/mangiakw/

MANGIA MANGIA's Season of Helping Out the Deserving Non Profits with their Dinner Plans. Heather and Michael send Regards and tells us :
"Yes, we have already started our events for non-profits and giving 30% off to locals.  Editor's note : A Great Way to Give Your Organization Some Funds with a Peaceful / Relaxing Group Dinner for Friends, Family and Associates ; and as We ALL Know ; Excellent Food..Sit in their Backyard or enjoy Dinner in their Spacious Dinning Room."  ( More Below)
















Mark Yeoman Art Work in the Main Dinning Room

Here is the Menu Link 

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WWW.CITYOFKEYWEST-FL.GOV  305-809-3700
United & White St.

City Manager Greg Veliz, during Tuesday's City Commission meeting, commended Charlie Pons for his 20 years of service to the City.
Pons started with the City as a maintenance worker in 1999, but over the years has primarily served as a mail courier and bus driver. Currently, Pons drives the Duval Loop.
"It's been a tremendous pleasure to work with Charlie," said Veliz, presenting Pons with a gold watch and a 20-years of service challenge coin.


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Thank you for helping us support Monroe County students! 
TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE DONATE PAGE HIT THE RED DONATE
or Mail check to United Way PO Box 2143 KW 33045
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WWW.FKSPCA.ORG 5230 College Rd. 305-296-1504



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Click any of the Orange Links to be Taken to the Different Areas on their Website
Key West Sunset Dinner Cruise. Dine in A/C Large Main Cabin. View Famous KW Sunset from Upper Deck. On-Line Special "Dinner Cruise" Not $69 ONLY $59. Adults $59, Children 12 & Under $39.95, & Children 5 & Younger FREE. Includes Tropical Food Buffet with Upper Deck Free Margaritas, Rum Runners, Well Mixed Drinks (Premium Mixed Drinks Extra Cash Bar). Also FREE Champagne & Soft Drinks
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Mall on Duval :  The First Weekend of Every Month Non Profit Organizations are Featured. Due to being away for a  few weeks and cut off from info. I don't have any New Info; I do believe this EXCELLENT Addition to Key West has been extended for 3 more months.






A Photo from the Grand Opening Event


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Thanks Emily Berg for Sharing This Information with Our Readers

WWW.BOOKSANDBOOKSKW.COM 305-320-0208
Books and Books at TSKW (Corner Simonton and Eaton)

Literary Reading and Book signing Schedule


Next Week's Issue will have Photos of the Books and Authors for the December Literary Readings and Signings 


Literary Reading and Book signing
Ayse Papatya Bucak - THE TROJAN WAR MUSEUM
Emily Berg - booksandbooks@tskw.org
Books & Books @ the Studios of Key West - 533 Eaton St, Key West 33040
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
305-320-0208
Pushcart Prize-winning author and former Studios of Key West artist in residence Ayse Papatya Buck returns to the island with her debut story collection of spectacular imaginative range and lyricism THE TROJAN WAR MUSEUM. Reading with book signing to follow.

L iterary Reading and Book signing
Roberta B. Marks WORKS AND WORLDS: A PERSONAL ANTHOLOGY
Emily Berg - booksandbooks@tskw.org
Books & Books @ the Studios of Key West - 533 Eaton St, Key West 33040
Friday, December 13th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
305-320-0208
Renowned artist and Key West favorite Roberta B. Marks, will give a presentation of work featured in the new anthology book Works and Worlds. Book signing to follow.

L iterary Reading and Book signing
Phyllis Rose ALFRED STIEGLITZ: TAKING PICTURES, MAKING PAINTERS
Emily Berg - booksandbooks@tskw.org
Books & Books @ the Studios of Key West - 533 Eaton St, Key West 33040
Wednesday, December 18th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
305-320-0208
Phyllis Rose, literary critic and biographer will appear at Books and Books to read from and discuss her latest book - a biography of photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Book signing to follow.



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http://www.keywestnow.org/


216-402-4061 KWNOWINFO@GMAIL.COM
NOW is the largest organization of feminist grass-roots activists in the US. NOW has hundreds of chapters and hundreds of thousands of members and activists in all 50 states. Since its founding 1966, NOW's purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism, to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life. 
Key West NOW meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month at 5:30 pm at Shanna Key and we welcome your presence.

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MISHA IN THE MORNING

Monday-Wednesday-Friday 7:45 AM 
(weather permitting). 
An invigorating blend of stretches, dance, Pilates and yoga for the body, mind and spirit for Individuals and Couples. Towels, Mats, Weights, Music & Instruction for ONLY $15.  526 Angela Street at The Gardens Hotel ( Corner Simonton and Angela). 305-294-3381.  Ask for Concierge as well if you don't see the Group in the Gardens.
STILL GOING STRONG AT THE GARDENS HOTEL
 
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WWW.DANCEKEYWEST.ORG Offices & Studios in the Key West Theater 2nd Fl. 512 Eaton St. DanceKW@Gmail.com Kyla Piscopink, Cricket Desmarais, and Kristen Huffman


 One of the ways to Support Dance Key West is of course Make a Donation to this Truly Deserving Non Profit; and Another Way is "Wine Bingo for Dance Key West" at Vinos 810 Duval St.. Contact Vinos and Dance Key West for their upcoming Events
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717 Love Lane
305-293-9291

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 Key West Farmers Market at Truman Waterfront 10a-2pm
 
On July 16 the Key West City Council approved a weekly Farmers Market at Truman Waterfront. The decision came after new organizers came forward to fill the void left by the abrupt departure of the Green Market at Bayview Park. Jill Snodgrass and Sean Krikorian, owners of the event firm Daily Plan-it, already organize the popular seasonal Key West Artisan Market at Higgs Beach so it was a natural fit. "We feature many of the same vendors who came to us expressing a need and desire to continue serving the people of Key West," Krikorian explained. "Many of them participate in a market almost every day somewhere in the keys, so missing an option on Thursdays left a void for them as well as the patrons."  The Truman Waterfront Advisory Board reached out to encourage selection of that recently renovated area as the new location and both vendors and organizers agreed it is a perfect choice.
 
The new event  began August 1 and continue every Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm. The show will feature produce sold by the Homestead farmer who grows it, Rosie, the famous cheese lady, orchids and native plants, pickles, honey, handcrafted items and other specialties. Organizers are applying to make the show EBT/SNAP friendly so affordable fresh food will be available to more people. Working locals are urged to take advantage of the many prepared items and stop at the market during their lunch break to enjoy a seaside picnic while they shop. Parking is plentiful and free with a resident parking permit. Visitors are encouraged to use the free pink Duval Loop Bus which stops close by. The new splash park and tours of the Ingham are also available in the park.
 
"When the Green Market closed many locals were very vocal about wanting a farmers market option in their backyard." Krikorian said, "We hope everyone shows up to support this and helps make sure its sustainable."
 
For more information or to participate, contact Sean K at 305.731.3385 or visit facebook kwfarmersmarket
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From the Key West Business Guild
 808 Duval St. 305-294-4603
WWW.GAYKEYWESTFL.COM  808 Duval St. 305-294-4603. 
Kevin@GayKeyWest.com
Dec. Mixer is at Alonzo's Oyster Bar 12/11. Their Dec. Luncheon at Marriott Beachside is 12/4 & is the Annual Meeting & Awards  Below Click Link to Reserve for Luncheon  Click RESERVE 

Great Job on your Weekly Friday E-Mail Campaigns ; and ALL the Member's Businesses Special Event Flyers & Materials


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DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS ; Next Week we'll Continue
 "Photos of the Week" from Executive Contributing Editor Peter Arnow

Peter Arnow's Photos can also be found Most Every Day in WWW.KONKLIFE.COM
 
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WWW.THEMERUNS.COM 305-747-8563


12/30 6pm illuminated 5K Key West Benefits MCBA Scholarship and Take Stock In Children
 
RACES 2020 
2/9 8am Red Hot Run 5K Key West Benefits Anchors Aweigh. 2/23 8am FINtastic 5K Key West Benefits Gerald Adams Elementary.  3/2 8am Sombrero 5K/10/15K Marathon. Benefits KAIR , 
4/23 7pm Duval Mile 1mile Key West Benefits KWHS Track and Cross Country. 4/27 8am Mariners March 5K Key West Benefits Basilica School. 5/4 8am Tutu 10K and Relay Key West Benefits KWHS. 6/29 8am PAL 5K Key West Benefits Police Athletic League. 7/4 8am Rotary 4th of July 5K Key West Benefits Rotary of Key West.  9/5 8am Heroes Salute 5K Duck Key Benefits Monroe FD. 9/19 8am One Human Race 5K Key West Benefits May Sands Montessori School. 10/3 8am Red Shirt Run 5K Key West Benefits AH Monroe. 10/26 6pm Heroes and Villains 5K Key West Benefits KWHS. 11/7 8am Zonta ABC 5K Key West Benefits Women's Health Mammograms.  11/8 or 15th (DATE TBD) 8am Childrens School 5K Key West Benefits The Children's School.  11/15 or 22nd 7:30am Mariners Hospital 5K/10K Islamorada Benefits The Center for Excellence in Nursing 11/26. 9am Turkey Trot Duck Key Benefits Local Law Enforcement. 11/28 8am Hog Trot 5K Key West Benefits KWHS Track and Cross Country.  12/30 6pm illuminated 5K Key West Benefits MCBA Scholarship and Take Stock In Children
Beth Moyes
President Theme Runs Inc.
Zombie Bike Ride Artist Coordinator
Fantasy Fest Parade Coordinator
(305) 747-8563
1277 1st St. Suite 1
Key West FL 33040

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Next Week's Issue will have a few of their Most Recent Photo Galleries ; However Why Wait? Hit Above Link & Go to Their Website.

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WWW.KEYWEST.GARDEN  305-296-1504
5201 College Rd.  

The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden on Stock Island is seeking volunteers to help with the Nursery, Garden and general office help.  No experience necessary and training is provided.  Volunteer hours apply toward Community Service for students, City, County & State Programs. For more information contact the Garden office at (305) 296-1504, email kwbgs@keywestgarden.com or go online to https://www.keywest.garden/become-a-volunteer/ to sign up.  
 
The Garden is located at 5210 College Road, on Stock Island, Key West, Florida.  For information about visiting the Garden, please visit  www.keywest.garden  or call 305.296.1504.
 

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WWW.MARCHOUSE.ORG  305-296-9556


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Q-Magazine from Neil Chamberlain 
WWW.QKEYWEST.COM 305-396-8227
Info@Qkeywest.com



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 The Tennessee Williams Museum Exhibit 513 Truman Ave. 305-204-4527
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The Keys Blast from Ed Krane and Friends uses Constant Contact for our Database Management and Production. It's amazingly Easy and the Customer Support is second to none (With a Tie with Dell). WWW.CONSTANTCONTACT.COM 866-289-2101


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Rebecca Tomlinson (Artistic Managing Director  305-587-8961)   Tickets at  www.fringetheater.org


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WWW.INSTITUTOSANCARLOS.ORG 516 Duval St. 305-294-3887 


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WWW.REEFRELIEF.ORG 305-294-3100
Reefrelief@Gmail.com
Click this  LINK1 for their Facebook Page



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Please go to their Facebook Pages and Website for Event Listings as well as Great Features




Here is a Video Link about "Car Free Key West & One Spot that they just added more Bike Racks

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Roberta@Keywestplaybills.com   305-766-9727
Peter@Keywestplaybills.com Peter Arnow 305-923-9645



The Keys Blast from Ed Krane & Friends are in Many of the Playbills Every Year.  Target Market Visibility to an UPSCALE Disposable Income Demographic.

Roberta and Peter Say Reserve Early

To be seen in any of the 2019-20 Cultural Arts Publications

I believe most of the 2019 Deadlines Have past ; but of course to be sure go to their Website....
 Anne McKee Art Auction Program, February 15 for Key West Songwriter's Festival, May 1 for PrideFest Key West 2020,  Mystery Fest Key West, Key West Summer Stage 2020, May 15  for Key West International Guitar Festival, June 1 for Tropical Heat 2020, July 1  for WomenFest 2020

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80th. SEASON VIDEO PREVIEW HIT THIS LINK 
407 Wall St. 305-294-5015
11/3-11/11
11/22-25
12/10-12/28
12/14
1/6/2010-2/1/2020
2/12-15/2020
3/15/2020

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WWW.FKSPCA.ORG 5230 College Rd. 305-296-1504


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WWW.DOITKEYWEST.COM 305-440-0529 2011 Flagler Ave. 
GRACY@KEYSDIGINET.COM Gracy Lozano Byrne
Gracy sends regards and tells us : This website was created to make easier to event goers to find times and dates. Companies can save time and always have updated/available events available to them and their customers. They don't have to search every local news paper to find what they need. They have ready and combined information on one calendar. It's also online and therefore very convenient. Most people are digital nowadays. Another selling point is that the calendar of events will provide useful information that can be used for scheduling. Any company who is having a special event can look at the global calendar and avoid clashing times/dates with other organizations. This also allows them to attract more people to their events by scheduling their own events when other organizations aren't scheduled. 










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http://monroe.floridahealth.gov/
 305-293-7500  1100 Simonton St. 33040
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  WWW.THEKEYWESTTHEATER.COM  305-985-0433
Please go to their Website for the Most Accurate / Updated Schedule Including Additions
           December 11th - A Peter White Christmas feat. Euge Groove, Vincent Ingala & Lindsey Webster - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,   December 15th - Bret Michaels - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm, Sinbad - January 14th - Shows at 6:30pm & 9:00pm,    Tommy Castro - January 17th - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,    Tommy Emmanuel - February 15th & 16th - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,     Judy Collins - February 17th - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,    February 22nd - Tom Papa - Show 7pm/Doors 6pm,   February 25th - John Lodge - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,      February 27th - Beginnings: A Tribute to the Music of Chicago - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,     February 29th - Firefall - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm, March 1st - John Tesh - Show 8pm/Doors 7pm,   March 16th & 17th -Get The Led Out- Show 8pm/Doors 7pm.
 RamsHead Productions Temptations April 5, 2020; and also Kool and the Gang with the Village People Feb. 21, 2020
Sugar Rum Cherry : A Burlesque NutCracker
December 19, 20 & 21.  Go to their website for Detailed Info.
March 12 & 13


  THE KINGSTON TRIO
MARCH 10TH
DOORS 7:00P // SHOW 8:00P
The Kingston Trio began with Nick Reynolds, Bob Shane and Dave Guard in 1955... Home base: San Francisco. The three founded what turned out to be the most influential music band to emerge from the 1950s, only to be outdone by The Beatles. With talent and tenacity, they rose to become the undisputed kings of an acoustic musical genre that exploded onto the American scene, and still exists today!

10,000 MANIACS
APRIL 25TH
DOORS 7:00P // SHOW 8:00P
The band has covered plenty of ground in its 35-plus years, from cult-herodom to international stardom, to their current status as a cornerstone alternative band. But the sound and spirit of 10,000 Maniacs remains consistent. The live shows embrace their entire catalogue, and the lineup is still anchored by four of the six original members.

KEVIN NEALON
SEPTEMBER 26TH

SHOWS AT 6:30PM & 9:30PM


Kevin Nealon sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds.
Due to Time Constraints the Last Few Weeks..I've not been able to Update their Schedule. Of course; to get the Complete Current Schedule with Details; gp tp their website.

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Hit the Blue Links for the Interface to Various Areas on their Site
Key West Sunset Dinner Cruise. Dine in A/C Large Main Cabin. View Famous KW Sunset from Upper Deck. On-Line Special Not $69 ONLY $59. Adults $59, Children 12 & Under $39.95, & Children 5 & Younger FREE. Includes Tropical Food Buffet with Upper Deck Free Margaritas, Rum Runners, Well Mixed Drinks (Premium Mixed Drinks Extra Cash Bar). Also FREE Champagne & Soft Drinks

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WWW.FLA-KEYS.COM The Tourist Development Council (TDC) does a Great Job in Producing their Website & Monthly E-Mail Campaigns which include their Monthly "Keys Traveler" Hit the website URL as well as this Link   TRAVELER  to Bring the December Materials  RIGHT NOW


TDC Photo Adventure Link Below

The first Video up is A short 4 Minute Video on Key Largo

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Just a few of the Many Features in the TDC's December "Keys Traveler"

2019 / 2020 Season Kicks Off 
Next concert at The Tennessee Williams Theater Wed. Jan. 15, 2020 with Violinist Irmina Tynkos



Dec 13-15

Grassy Flats Resort's Owner Professional KiteBoarder Matt Sexton Completing a Zero Waste Program & On-Site Sustainable Resort with 30 Units Using 270 Solar Panels

Every Year "Sushi" does her Red Shoe Drop for Key West NYE from the Top of the Bourbon Street Pub Resort and NightClub

Make sure to check out ALL the TDC Materials ; which Include Photo Galleries, Videos, and Extensive Events and Information Materials. Great Job TDC Staff.  
For Many Additional TDC Features for December Hit
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  WWW.GARDENSHOTEL.COM 526 Angela St. 305-294-2661


Cabaret ALL TIMES ARE 5-7 PM
Cabaret  @ d'vine Wine Gallery:
Cabaret @ d'vine Wine Gallery:
Monday, Dec 9, James King III, 5-7 pm
Tuesday, Dec 10, Wine Class!
RSVP 305-294-2661
Wednesday, Dec 11, Nina Newton, 5-7 pm
Thursday, Dec 12, Jimmy Olson, 5-7 pm
Friday, Dec 13, Michael Robinson, 5-7 pm
Saturday, Dec 14, Bobby Green, 5-7 pm
Sunday, Dec 15, 5- 7:30 pm
JaZz In The Gardens
Larry Smith & Friends!

  


Nina Newton Playing Usually on Multiple Days Each Week
 In fact; all the Talent at their Cabaret Lounge is Great.

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MOTE'S Beach Condition Reporting System Expands to the Florida's East Coast
The Beach Conditions Reporting System (BCRS) provides daily updates on waves, currents, water and air temperature, algae and multiple other conditions at 38 beaches, including Lake Worth and 37 Gulf Coast beaches in Southwest Florida and the Panhandle. Each beach is monitored by trained volunteers including lifeguards, park rangers and others coordinated by Mote.  Much Additional Info. is in the E-Mail Campaign that this Feature is in ; Click
In the Next Few Issues I'll be Inserting some recent Links from MOTE. You Should go on the website and sign up for their E-Newsletters.

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WWW.MANGIA-MANGIA.COM  900 Southard Street 305-294-2469  https://www.facebook.com/mangiakw/





Here is the Menu Link 

MANGIA MANGIA's Season of Helping Out the Deserving Non Profits with their Dinner Plans. Heather and Michael send Regards and tells us :
"Yes, we have already started our events for non-profits and giving 30% off to locals.  Editor's note : A Great Way to Give Your Organization Some Funds with a Peaceful / Relaxing Group Dinner for Friends, Family and Associates ; and as We ALL Know ; Excellent Food..Sit in their Backyard or enjoy Dinner in their Spacious Dinning Room."


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WWW.TROPICCINEMA.COM 305-396-4944 416 Eaton St.
Host Venue for the 2019 Key West Film Festival 
 
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HERE IS A PARTIAL LISTING OF THE ART VENUES IN KEY WEST. The Below Galleries & Museums are part of the "Friends" in The Keys Blast from Ed Krane and Friends (Frequent Associate Contributing Editors)




FLORIDA KEYS COUNCIL OF THE ARTS BUILDING (GATO CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY) 1100 SIMONTON ST.
                





WWW.COCCOANDSALEM.COM  1111Duval St. 305-292-0072

SHADE & SHUTTER GALLERY. 1102 White Street WWW.SHADEANDSHUTTERKEYWEST.COM ,

WWW.COFFEEMILLDANCE.COM  305-296-9982
New Location "The Annex" 804 White St.
also "By the Bay" 3340 N. Roos. Blvd. #2






1207 Duval Street  305-296-8900

WWW.ZAZOOARTGALLERY.COM  622 Duval 305-294-8925

WWW.DANCEKEYWEST.ORG Offices & Studios in the Key West Theater 2nd Fl. 512 Eaton St. DanceKW@Gmail.comKyla Piscopink, Cricket Desmarais, and Kristen Huffman











ARTISTS IN PARADISE in BIG PINE KEY
221 Key Deer Blvd., Big Pine Key 305-872-1828

WWW.HARRISON-GALLERY.COM  825 White St. 305-294-0609


WWW.STONESOUPGALLERY.COM 802 White St. 305-296-2080

EFFUSION GALLERY (Just Opened July 5) 701 Duval St.
305-735-4345  WWW.EFFUSION.COM

855-469-3729






WWW.AMANDAJOHNSONFINEART.COM   518 Fleming St. 305-414-8396

New Location at 408 Greene Street  305-294-3973




WWW.COLLECTIONSKW.COM 6810 Front St. 305-923-4778

Dog Tired Studio & Gallery 1011 Whitehead St. 802-989-5910  WWW.DOGTIREDSTUDIO.NET

Salt Island Provisions Gallery & General Store  WWW.SALTISLANDPROVISIONS.COM
830 Fleming St. 305-517-6088









ART@830  830 Caroline St. 305-295-9595

Guild Hall Gallery 614 Duval St. 305-296-6076

Alan Maltz Gallery  1210 Duval St. 305-294-0005

DE LA GALLERY 419 Duval St.  305-395-2210













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Thanks for Reading and Your Comments.  Have a Great Week. 
Ed EK10@AOL.COM 954-448-4324
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