HE KEYS BLAST FROM ED KRANE AND FRIENDS MAY 4, 2020
Above are Two Photos from Todd German. We Continue Parts 2 : Photographs of Todd German - Ceramics by Sandy Sun-Past Art Exhibitions by Alaen Ledesma Frenandez & 5 Classic On-Line Photographic Exhibitions; and painting by Mary Jean Connors ("Greg's Guitar") with a Two Part Feature from MJC.
THE KEYS BLAST FROM ED KRANE AND FRIENDS
MAY 4, 2020, In this Issue
Extremely Important City of KW , MCSO, CDC, & Other Very Useful Material-Links-Video Contained in JUST 1 Area Close to the End ( Format Purposely done to give you a weekly Entertainment Getaway w/o Interruptions from the Serious Stuff)
In This Issue also : Mini Musical Concerts from Local Artists from Watch Parties + Other Entertaining Videos + Photographs from Locals Sharing. Two More Features going out to our 8155 Weekly Readers : Extensive Art Gallery Listings with Photos & An Extensive Website / FB Listing of Many Organizations in KW. Plus a few Classic Records from my U-Tube Collection. Every Issue I add additional Materials to above Features (esp. Crisis Info. Section & will keep it in for a few weeks). Of Course Primarily in Every Issue the Past 8 Years : Great Art, Eco-Nature Features, Entertainment Features & News from ALL the Org. and Venues, On-Line Photographic Exhibitions & So Much More. Of Course the Many Event Features that have been in the Issues (Pre & Post Event) Will Resume Very Soon. Here are three Local Groups Making Masks to Order :
EMERGENCY MESSAGES & VIDEOS / PHOTOS ALL with some Positive News. The Links to these 2 Videos Below from Key West Mayor Teri Johnston (5-1-2020), Interview from Stephanie Leone Rivas / OCI with Mayor Johnston (4-29-2020). + KW City Mgr. Greg Veliz with a Very Important Message (4-27-2020) + A Message from The City of KW Communications Mgr. Alyson Crean ( 5-1-2020) + A Letter to the Governor from Our Keys Mayors & Higher Ranking Monroe Co.Officials & Other Important Materials from TDC,, KWPD , MCSO, SOS, CDC & OTHERS. The Links to these Video, New & Encore Crisis Features, & Photos ALL Appear in Our ONE "Crisis Information" Section Toward the End of this Issue
Our Friends at The Key West Film Festival WWW.KWFILMFEST.COM Continue their Series of "FLASHBACK FRIDAYS". This Week's Feature : Burt Reynolds Visiting the KWFF
IMPORTANT TDC INFO (TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE FLORIDA KEYS (FURTHER DOWN). Always Lending a Hand Howard Livingston
New Messages from KWPD, MCSO, SOS , and Many Others (Up Shortly). Including a Feature on SOS Chef & Jewelry Artist/Designer Abigail Houff Selling $1,000 the first week of this Creative Donation Program. She makes her Popular Jewelry Designs here in KW for Many Years. NOW the Entire Gross Proceeds goes to SOS. She Continues to do this Every Week.
A Video Message provided by WWW.THEBLUEPAPER.COM from County Mayor Heather Carruthers + a Few Additional Features from The Blue Paper . ALL close to the end of this Issue in the CRISIS INFORMATION SECTION. As Usual Other Informative Daily Info. WWW.KONKLIFE.COM & WWW.KEYSWEEKLY.COM
ZAZOO PHOTOGRAPHIC AND ART GALLERY'S Feature this Week" Faces of Evil"
WE START PART 2 "ALAEN LEDESMA FERNANDEZ " Has earned a place as one of the Top Curators in Key West and had been putting together in Past Decades Many Exhibitions here in the Keys and Miami, Cuba, and Much of Latin America. Many of his Exhibitions are done in Conjunction with The Florida Keys Council of the Arts under the Guidance of Liz Young and Martha Resk
La Pescaora / The FisherWoman by Adriano Nicot 24 X 24 Mixed Media
The Doubt / Emptiness or Real Perception "Abandoned Series" by Ulises Alfonso 36 X 24 Acrylic on Canvas
"Reyes Enmesa" / Kings of Truth by Orestes Gaulhiac 36 X 48 Acrylic on Canvas
Aerodino Para Hayar Dista Cias by Carlos Estevez 12 X 45 Oil & WaterColor & Pencil
NO IDENTS ON THESE LAST 4 ; Then More from Alaen Ledesma Fernandez Up Shortly Including a few from a recent Exhibition "Corpus"
POSSIBLY THE LAST OFFICIAL NETWORKING PARTY IN THE FORT LAUDERDALE AREA ( For a Few Months); DONE EVERY YEAR AT MY good friend Rich Aube's Beach Resort in Hollywood Beach and I was There at the Coral House
1) Mango Madness show at the Studios of Key West! For those who missed the opening last night, the show will be up until mid July. It was so much fun to see so many of my fellow artists express their creativity in boundless ways.
2) “Hope” commissioned wall tile almost finished and off to its happy new home!
3) Pair of koi commissioned piece is finished! Large ceramic wall tile has gone to its happy new home to match a similar koi tile. This was a long process of sculpting, drying, waiting, firing, glazing, mounting, and grouting!
Thanks Sandy Sun (More of your Art Up Shortly); hope to see your smiling face and awesome art in person soon..You always make me Smile. AND NOW The Photos of Todd German (Mostly from his Garden); also keeping the Masses Entertained and of course Informed with the rest of your gang as President of Hometown Key West WWW.HOMETOWNKEYWEST.COM 866-753-7975. I do miss the Season Opener you have every year at Salute on the Beach...I do remember in 2016 when I ran for Key West Mayor it was 95 Degree and I believe I started with a Long Sleeve Shirt and Tie....Glad to see that Hometown is attempting to Give US some amazing On-Line Events with Entertainment and Information. Plus one of your other Hats is Owning a Financial Service & Planning Local Business with Keys Wealth Management WWW.KEYSWEALTHMANAGEMENT.COM 305-942-1611
Todd is with Steve "WOZ" Wozniak . A Computer Legend having along with Steve Jobs Invented and Manufactured the Apple Microcomputer. With Early hand made Prototypes in 1978, 79; with I Believe Distribution starting 1980 and of course by 1981 their were MILLIONS.
More from Sandy Sun and Todd German Up Shortly
OUR 5 "LOOKING BACK" ON-LINE PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS IN THIS ISSUE :"WONDERFUL VINTAGE PHOTOS FAMOUS DADS WITH THEIR DAUGHTERS", "RARE & HISTORICAL PHOTOS", "LIFE IN AMERICA IN THE 1950s", "LIFE IN FLORIDA IN THE 1940S", & (Encoring) A Reader Favorite for Many Weeks a Few Years Ago "GROOVY HISTORY" WWW.GROOVYHISTORY.COM
SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT-DANCER with Kyla at Dance KW, -YOGA Guru -Art Instructor + Probably a 1/2 other dozen endeavors that CRICKET DESMARAIS is Involved In
UP SHORTLY Part 3 THE ERIC ANFINSON AND GABRIELLA FIABANE EXHIBITION FROM GINGERBREAD SQUARE ART GALLERY. Pt.1 was in April 20 https://conta.cc/2wQ83Kd & Part 2 was in April 27
'Sacred Anguish' is going to its forever home in Switzerland. A few years back, a couple were visiting Key West and they went to The Flaming Buoy restaurant and saw this painting of mine. This week, I received an email from him saying (thank you language translator) 'this painting has been living with me the past two years.' A high compliment indeed.