Daily Archives: July 20, 2012
Stop by Sloppy Joe’s bar at 201 Duval St. tonight to check in on the 32nd annual Hemingway Lookalike Contest, whose second night of preliminary judging is happening this evening. This incredible event is not to be missed, with finalists gathering at Sloppy Joe’s through tomorrow evening. Come place your bets on which “Papa” has what it takes to bring home the big prize! For more information, check out www.sloppyjoes.com or visit hemingwaydays.net.
Two fabulous shows open today in Key West, and you’re not going to want to miss either one of them! First, go see the new “Jack Baron – Celebrating the Colors of Key West” exhibit, which opens this morning and will run through October at The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. Call 305-295-6616 for more information.
Then this evening at 5:00 pm, mosey on down to the Key West Art Center, a non-profit community art gallery located at 301 Front Street for “Cabrera & Varela — Historic Art & Poetry.” Enjoy the combined works of painter, Linda Cabrera, and poet, J.M. Varela. An opening reception from will go from 5 – 8 p.m., with Comparsa dancing at 7 p.m and readings by poet J.M. Varela. This show celebrates the talents of two Conch women whose art has become an integral part of the Key West art scene. Call 294-1241 or visit www.keywestartcenter.com for more information.