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July 2019

THE COST $5.00 - $20.00

Trivia Night Fundraiser

8-July from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Rock Cafe, 313 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Key West Art & Historical Society’s monthly trivia night fundraiser. Spots are LIMITED, so don’t delay, register your team today! Grab your friends, colleagues and KWAHS members and join our non-profit’s amazing night of trivia, drinks, snacks and fun.  There will be 5 categories – 70s & 80s Television Theme Songs, General Knowledge, Key West History, Who Said That? and Science.  Great prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams! Hard Rock Cafe will…

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Hemingway Days | Museum Days

16-July to 21-July from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Participants of Hemingway Days are invited to the Custom House Museum to view a life-sized bronze sculpture, artifacts, and ephemera from Hemingway's life. To complement the Hemingway exhibit, the Key West Art and Historical Society has a display of 59 original pen-and-ink drawings by world-renowned marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey — all providing a visual narrative to Hemingway's “The Old Man and the Sea.”

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THE COST Free - $5.00

Hemingway Days | Mini-Symposium

16-July from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Key West Old City Hall, 510 Greene Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Please join us at Old City Hall for the 3rd annual Key West Hemingway Days Mini-Symposium of scholars and writers inspired by Hemingway’s work followed by a Q & A and Book signings Moderated by Kirk Curnutt Scheduled Speakers: Kirk Curnutt, Brewster Chamberlin PhD. and Robert K. Elder

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Hemingway Days | Voices, Places, Inspirations

17-July from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Key West Old City Hall, 510 Greene Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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This event spotlights contemporary writers from Key West and around the U.S. A longtime Hemingway Days tradition, the free-admission evening features readings, presentations, and storytelling by literary luminaries.  Moderator/Master of Ceremony: Carol Shaughnessy  Featuring: "Papa's Poems" Read by Members of the Key West Poetry Guild and facilitated by Nance Boylan   Novelists & Short Story Authors Kirk Curnutt, Kristina Neihouse, Edgardo Alvarado-Vazquez    

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Hemingway: Between Key West and Cuba (Film Premier)

19-July from 11:15 AM to 1:00 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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2 Screenings 11:15AM and 12:15PM - tickets must be purchased via Tropic Cinema https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/hemingway-between-key-west-and-cuba/ Film screening followed by Q & A with creators: C. Michael Curry, Executive Producer, Producer, Co-Writer and Raúl Villarreal, Co-Producer, Co-Writer, Narrator. About the film: At a point about half way across the Gulf Stream, on a passage from Key West to Havana on a clear night with calm waters, you can look back from where you have come and see the glow of the lights…

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THE COST $25.00 - $50.00

Music at Martello | Donavon Frankenreiter

27-July from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Saturday, July 27, 2019 Fort East Martello (Parade Grounds) 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd Ticket Pricing: Advanced General Admission: $25 At the Door General Admission: $30 VIP: $50 Doors: 6:00PM Show: 7:00PM All Ages/Children 12 and Under Free Donavon Frankenreiter’s new album, “The Heart,” officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter’s second decade as a solo recording artist. It’s been over ten years since the release of his self-titled debut, and in that time he has grown, not only as a…

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Summer Film Series | Never-Ending Man Hayao Miyazaki

30-July from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Tickets Available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-never-ending-man-hayao-miyazaki/ The Academy Award-winning director of “Spirited Away,” “Princess Mononoke,” and “My Neighbor Totoro” goes on a new adventure in this behind-the-scenes documentary with a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score. In 2013, director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement at the age of 72. But he can’t shake his burning desire to create. After meeting a group of young animators who specialize in computer graphics, he decides to make a…

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August 2019

Summer Film Series | Walking On Water

13-August from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Tickets available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-walking-on-water/ Ten years after the passing of his wife and creative partner, Jeanne-Claude, the famed large-scale installation artist Christo sets out to realize “The Floating Piers,” a project they conceived together many years before. Boasting uncensored access to the artist and his team, “Walking on Water” is an unprecedented look at Christo’s process, from the inception through to the completion of the piece, a dahlia-yellow walkway atop Italy’s Lake Iseo that…

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Summer Film Series | Chico & Rita

27-August from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Tickets available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-chico-and-rita Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. In the animated wonder “Chico & Rita,” music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams — and each other — from Havana to New York to Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist and five-time Grammy-winning composer Bebo Valdés, “Chico &…

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September 2019

Summer Film Series | Kevin Roche – The Quiet Architect

10-September from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Tickets available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-kevin-roche-quiet-architect/ “Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect” is a feature documentary tracing the key architectural questions running through the 70-year career of Pritzker Prize-winning Irish-American architect Kevin Roche — including the relationship between architects and the public they serve. Still working at age 94, Kevin Roche is an enigma: a man with no interest in fame who refuses retirement and continually looks to the future regardless of age. Roche’s architectural philosophy…

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Summer Film Series | Russian Ark

24-September from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Tickets available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-russian-ark/ Alexander Sokurov’s spellbinding masterpiece “Russian Ark” is a multi-award winning film consisting of one, single unbroken camera shot that moves through 33 rooms of St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum. It’s a staggering work of art, an impressive technical feat that is also cinematic poetry of the first order. As Sokurov’s camera glides in and out of cathedral-like galleries, opulent ballrooms and shadowy corridors and workrooms, three centuries of Russian history…

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January 2020

Conch Revival Picnic

21-January from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Details and Tickets Coming Soon Edible history continues with Conch Revival Picnic at Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum Key West Art & Historical Society and Isle Cook Key West are celebrating the new year with another Conch Revival Picnic— a heritage dinner featuring a cornucopia of classic Key West/Conch recipes— set for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 6:00pm –8:00pm. The Key West Art & Historical Society, Great Events and Isle Cook Key West once again join forces to…

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