Happy Hour with the Historian | Collecting Key West: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian Collecting Key West: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez October 19, 2023 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. In 1961, Key West Art & Historical Society presented the first public showing of Mario Sanchez’s art at Fort East Martello Museum. Today, the Society continues it commitment to share […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Spanish-American War in Key West

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian The Spanish-American War in Key West November 16, 2023 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. In 1898, national attention focused on Florida as the Spanish-American War began. Florida was only 90 miles from the island of Cuba and was home to a large Cuban immigrant population. Cuban-Americans […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Building the American Riviera

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian Building the American Riviera: The Hotels of Henry Flagler December 14, 2023 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. American industrialist, Henry Flagler, constructed numerous luxury hotels along Florida's East Coast during the Gilded Age.  Dubbed the 'American Riviera', his chain of hotels were intended to attract wealthy […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Our Working Waterfront

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian Our Working Waterfront January 18, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. The talk will explore the diversity of work along the Key West waterfront.  It will reveal the complex interconnections of waterfront work.  The diverse forms of work ranged from shipbuilding, wrecking, sponging, turtling, and shrimping.  […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Keeping the Light: The History of the Key West Lighthouse

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian Keeping the Light: The History of the Key West Lighthouse February 5, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Celebrate the arrival of USCGC Barbara Mabrity by joining us for Happy Hour with the Historian when Dr. Convertito will discuss the history of the Key West Lighthouse. […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Vintage Postcard History of the Florida Keys

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian Vintage Postcard History of the Florida Keys February 15, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Join our Curator & Historian Cori Convertito for a nostalgic visual tour of Florida Keys' history from the Gilded Age to the 1970s through beautiful vintage postcards. Florida's vistas, beaches, landmarks, […]

Happy Hour with the Historian: An Academic History of Drinking in Key West

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian An Academic History of Drinking in Key West April 11, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: An Academic History of Drinking in Key West If ever a place could embrace spirits and revelry as part of its heritage, Key West would have to be it. […]