Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

Nightlife Update: Schooner Wharf

The ever popular waterfront bar Schooner Wharf will, as always, be hosting live music every day this month. Just a short cab ride from Parrot Key, music starts here every day at Noon and goes until at least 1 AM.  Performers this week include: Michael McCloud, Raven & Caffeine Trio, The Magic of Frank Everhart, Gary Hempsey and Will Hoppey, Christopher Dean and the Johnny Rawls Band. Scooner Wharf’s full schedule can be seen here and you can always check in on them via their webcam.

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Four local Artists Featured in Sculpture Key West

Sculpture Key West kicked off its annual exhibition in various locations around Key West, and this year the festival features four locals: Randy Detrick, Jiwan Noah Singh, Jon McIntosh and  Susan Johnson.  The exhibition opened January 15th and will be on view until April 15th. You can catch these wonderful pieces in scenic locations all around the city; the festival is definitely  worth checking out when you visit the Island.  Here are photos of the four local artist’s pieces, more to come as they become available.

Jiwan Noah Singh

SKW 2011, Ft. Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Title:  Hard Place, 2011

Material: Large rock, FM radio transmissions.

from Woodstock, VT and Key West, FL

This large, breathing granite rock was selected by the artist and placed on location overlooking Key West’s main shipping channel.  Get out your FM radio and tune into the frequency posted.

Randy Detrick

SKW 2011, Ft. Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Living-Room, 2011

Steel, composite material; 2 units, 3’ x 4 ‘ picture frames, variable height

Key West, FL

Welcome to the Living Room, where the viewer decides what subject matter is contained within the floating frames.

Jon McIntosh

SKW 2011, Ft. Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

#2 Tree, 2011

Wood, steel, paint, canvas; 13’ tall, various widths

Key West, FL

Illustration, a significant vocation of this artists past is the inspiration for this humorous three dimensional pun on the growth of the artist within.

Susan Johnson

SKW 2011, Key West Garden Club at West Martello Tower

Wall of Wisdom, 2011

Cement vermiculite blocks in various dimensions:  33″  x 78″ x  6″ overall

Key West, FL

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Nightlife Update: Green Parrot

The Green Parrot has an exciting weekend scheduled, with shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  As always, America’s Oldest Bar will host a lively audience and classic atmosphere in its historic Whitehead Street location.  You can check out their full calender here or view the action online with their in-bar webcam.

Fri. Feb 11th, 2011   Sol Driven Train, 5:30 P.M. soundcheck and 10 P.M. show

Sat. Feb 12th, 2011   Paul Cebar, 5:30 P.M. soundcheck and 10 P.M. show

Sun. Feb 13th, 2011  Paul Cebar, 5:30 P.M. soundcheck and 10 P.M. show

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Nightlife Update: Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes kicks off its 7th Annual Put-In-Bay Music Festival this Thursday,  running until late Saturday– the line-up this year looks great with performances by Bob Gatewood, Alex Bevan, Ray Fogg, Mike “mad dog” Adams, Pat Dailey, Juliano Brothers and Pete & Wayne. For a full list of performance times visit the Sloppy Joes Website by clicking here or check out what is going on live at the bar on their webcam here.

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Upcoming Events in Key West

Feb 10, 2011 Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” (sold out!)

Feb 11, 2011 “Astor Piazzolla and…” : A Benefit Concert for The Studios of Key West… For tickets click here

Feb 11, 2011 John Prine- Live! at the Glynn Archer Center… Tickets Still available here

Feb 11, 2011 To Have and Have Another – with Philip Greene.  Silent Auction and talk on Hemingway’s writings, life and use of cocktails. Tickets available by calling 305-295-6616, ext 106. or at Custom House Museum Store.

Feb 13th, 2011  Impromptu Concerts – A Far Cry Orchestra at St. Paul’s Church… For tickets click here

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Today’s Weather at Parrot Key

Today’s Weather and Sunset at Parrot Key Hotel and Resort:

74° F Partly Cloudy falling to 68° F tonight

Light Winds with partial clouds clearing up later in the day

Sunset at 6:18 PM,  Sunset Festival starts at 4:00

Another gorgeous day in paradise!

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