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Events in the Florida Keys for March, 2021
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January 05 to March 30,  in Key West
Figure Drawing: Virtual Classes with Lothar Speer
The Key West Art Center is happy to have Lothar Speer return as a figure drawing instructor on Zoom as a virtual art instructor. Lothar studied at The National Academy of The Fine Arts, Vienna, where he received The Johannes Fueger Medal, a European distinction in the field of figure drawing. This workshop is an introduction to this powerful tradition for artists of all levels. Lothar has been teaching the figure for over three decades and delights in adjusting his feedback to each student's level and needs. The principles learned here are universal and can be applied to any subject matter and develop skill which is the prerequisite for powerful personal artistic expression. Classes are held Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visit KWAC website for more information.

February 13 to March 27,  in Key West
Waterfront Playhouse 2021 Season
The Waterfront Playhouse, located at 310 Wall St., adjacent to Key West’s renowned Mallory Square, continues its 2021 season with a twist. While many in-person shows have been postponed or canceled due to the pandemic, the theater is providing Key West a different entertainment option by broadcasting live radio treatments of “Treasure Island” (Feb. 13), “It Happened One Night” (Feb. 27), “The Hitchhiker” (March 13) and “Tales of Poe” (March 27) on the Keys’ US1 Radio 104.1 FM. Theater lovers around the United States can tune in to the broadcasts via

February 21 to March 07,  in Big Pine
Cinema Sundays at The Perry Hotel Key West & Stock Island Marina Village
The Cinema Sundays series are special presentations in conjunction with the Key West Film Festival and Visualize Entertainment. Upcoming movies are as follows: If Beale Street Could Talk (Feb 21) in celebration of Black History Month; and 9 to 5: The Story of a Movement (March 7) to celebrate International Women's Day. Each film will have an accompanying interview from the production team or cast in order to provide a connection to the film for audiences. Cinema Sunday showings will begin at 7 P.M.

March 01,  in Key West
Friends of the Key West Library presents: Tom Corcoran
The Friends of the Key West Library's popular speaker series will present local favorite author Tom Corcoran, the author of Key West-based mysteries and numerous books of non-fiction. His latest novels in the Alex Rutledge series are The Cayo Hueso Maze and Guava Moon Revenge. All lectures in the 2021 season will be presented online due to the pandemic. Lectures are free and open to all, you must register to receive the presentation link. Presentation begins 6 p.m.

March 01,  in Key West
The Studios of Key West presents: Darrell Scott
Part of TSKW's Old Town, New Folk music series. Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Darrell Scott mines and cultivates the everyday moment, taking the rote, menial, mundane, and allowing it to be surreal, ever poignant, and candidly honest, lilting, blooming, and resonating. Scott recently toured with Robert Plant and the Zac Brown Band (2 years with each), produced albums for Malcolm Holcomb and Guy Clark and was named “songwriter of the year” for both ASCAP and NSAI. Tickets for this virtual concert are $25, $22 for TSKW members. Starts 8 p.m., and streams live on Mandolin.

March 01 to March 31,  in Key West
Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration
Internationally renowned playwright Tennessee Williams, who lived in Key West for more than 30 years, once said of his chosen home, “I work everywhere, but I work best here.” Fans of Williams’ classic plays can explore his writing and life in the island city. While the festival’s traditional receptions won’t take place because of coronavirus concerns, the schedule includes screenings of films adapted from Williams’ works, prose and poetry contests and an online program of readings and reminiscences. In addition, private tours of Key West’s Tennessee Williams Museum, located at 513 Truman Ave., are to be offered to masked patrons by appointment.

March 03 to March 31,  in Key West
The Studios of KeyWest presents: Between Two Palms Livestream Series
Between Two Palms is a livestream series of intimate conversations between award-winning art-makers from the performing, visual and literary arts and members of The Studios family. Join us virtually via Zoom Webinars for an hour as we explore how stage, TV & film performers, designers, writers and visual artists are keeping the creative spirit alive through these turbulent times. Featured upcoming guests include Jessica Hecht (Mar. 3), Ann Harada (Mar. 10), Joe Iconic (Mar. 17), Dale Soules (Mar. 24), and Jonathan Freeman (Mar. 31),who join many other luminaries as TSKW guests. Series is held select Wednesday eveings at 6 p.m. ET. Talks are $20 pp, $15/members.

March 03,  in Islamorada
Keys History & Discovery Center’s Cocktails with the Curator
This virtual program, part of the regular program offerings by Keys History & Discovery Center, is being offered from 6-7 p.m., via Zoom, and curator Brad Bertelli brings a special guest, Ryan Harke. Bring your questions about prehistoric Indian cultures in the Florida Keys. Harke, a Florida archaeologist and PhD candidate, has worked for contract archaeology firms and for the Florida Public Archaeology Network for the past 13 years. His work is focused on the Native American cultures of the Florida Keys. The program is free to attend but capacity is limited. Advance registration is required.

March 04 to March 25,  in Key West
The Studios of Key West presents: March Exhibitions
Four exhibitions fill the Studios' galleries in March. Discover Florida Prize finalist Robert Aiosa, a sculptor whose primary practice is wood-working; Key West photographer Michael Marrero; Self-taught artist Meggi Siegert; and floral artist Katlin Spain. View galleries in person or online. Galleries open Tue-Sat., 12-4 p.m., free of charge.

March 05,  in Key West
Key West Theater presents: Sinatra's 'That's Life' Concert
It is a musical journey of the life and times of the late Frank Sinatra. Tony Sands performs all of Sinatra’s best-loved songs from the early days with Tommy Dorsey, to the bright lights of New York City, onto the silver screen of Hollywood. Performance at Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.

March 05,  in Key West
Tennessee Williams Theatre presents: Jeremy Denk
Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Rd., presents a performance by Jeremy Denk, one of America’s foremost pianists. Winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, and the Avery Fisher Prize, Denk was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Denk returns frequently to Carnegie Hall and in recent seasons has appeared with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, and Cleveland Orchestra, as well as on tour with Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms. Starts 7 p.m., tickets online.

March 06,  in Key West
Sunset Series at the Amp, Featuring The Happy Dog
This event was originally scheduled for NOVEMBER 21, 2020.  All tickets purchased for the original date were automatically transferred to the new date of March 6th, 2021. All ages welcome; tickets not required for children 5 and under. Contactless entry available with advance ticket sales online. Masks required to enter and when moving about the venue. Free parking; bicycle and ride-sharing encouraged. Live music, food vendors, artisans, from 5-9 p.m.

March 06 to March 07,  in Islamorada
Good Vibes Art Show
Located outdoors at the Doghouse Art Studio on the Old Highway in Islamorada, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Browse artwork by local artist Maxine Trainer, among others, all looking to raise awareness of rescued animals in the Florida Keys community seeking furever homes.

March 07,  in Key West
Key West Artisan Market ReMARCable Edition
From 10 a,m. to 2 p.m., enjoy bloody marys, mimosas along with a full bar from Great Events Catering, coffee, smoothies, natural juices and cut fruit, plus multiple food stalls offering eat-here or take-away. Shop a curated outdoor market offering fine crafts, art and jewelry from talented Florida Keys makers. Stock the pantry and fridge with fresh produce, artisan cheeses, local seafood, honey, bread, pastries, cigars, soaps and more. Attendees are invited to bring a lawn chair and listen to musicians presented by the The X Key West radio station and support our featured charities. The Key West Wildlife Center will be open for free (donation) tours. Market is located at Clarence H. Higgs Memorial Beach, Key West in the parking lot at Sonny Mccoy Indigenous Park, 1801 White Street.

March 08 to March 11,  in Key West
March Merkin Invitational Permit Tournament
This charity flats-and-fly-only tournament challenges anglers to catch, tag and release silvery permit to vie for elite titles. The event is held at the Key West Harbour Yacht Club on Stock Island, and features a silent online auction.
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March 10,  in Islamorada
Keys History & Discovery Center Lecture Series Explores History of Transportation
Join a live virtual lecture from 6-7 p.m., by University of Florida Professor Steven Noll, PhD. The transformation of Florida’s history, as told through the myriad methods of transportation, began within Florida as a backwoods frontier to one of the most important states in the union. From Bellamy Road of the 1820s through Henry Flagler’s Overseas Railway to the modern transportation issues facing Florida in the 21st century, Professor Noll explains how transportation was crucial to the development of the Sunshine State. Lecture is free for members and $5 for non-members. Advance registration is required.

March 12 to March 13,  in Key West
61st Annual Key West Home Tours
Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West, ranging from exquisite restorations to creative renovations, and interior design that complements each. Tours are offered 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Oldest House Museum, grant and scholarship programs. For each tour, the number of visitors allowed inside each home will be limited, masks will be required and hand sanitizers will be provided. Reservations for tour time slots are required and tickets must be purchased in advance.
Contact: 305-294-9501
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March 14,  in Key West
Key West Impromptu Concerts presents: Axiom Brass
Enjoy a free concert on the historic grounds of the Key West Lighthouse at 4 p.m. The program will be presented by the Axiom Brass Quintet. This group is internationally recognized for their repertoire that ranges from jazz and Latin music to string quartet transcriptions, as well as original compositions for brass quintet.  The outdoor venue for the concert will be setup with appropriate socially distanced seating and limited to 225 attendees. Facial masks will be required to be worn by all attendees for the full duration of the concert. Reservations required.

March 25,  in Key West
Lindsay Lou, Old Town New Folk Virtual Concert Series
Lindsay Lou has been making soulful, poignant music for the last decade.  An undeniable powerhouse, Lou’s remarkable gifts as a singer, songwriter, musician and performer demand the listener’s attention. Her singing floats over the deep groove with both a fierce intensity and a tender intimacy. For this virtual performance, her Key West debut, Lindsay will be joined by award winning banjo player, Kyle Tuttle. Tickets $20, members $18. Start 8 p.m., will stream on Mandolin.

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