We start off each Issue with our Lead Tease Photos (Each Photo will Represent A Feature in this Issue). Three Above : The Key West Gallery has Special Offers from Peter Max, Pt. 2 A Visit to the West Martello Tower & Botanical Gardens (From 2016) Pt. 2 of 3 Art Work from Christine Cordone Smith. BELOW The Next Batch of Photos Representing Some of the Features in this Issue : Pt. 10 of 10 "101 Amazing Historical Photographs", Pt. 1 of 6 The 2020 Mango Madness from The Studios of Key West (TSKW), Artist Hazel Griffiths Line of Wearable ART Face Masks, Christopher Elwell's (Royal Furniture) Continued Help with ALL the Deserving Non-Profits for Many Decades.
The Next Batch of Photos Representing some of the Features in this July 6th Issue : MCSO Sheriff Rick Ramsay and His Troops Wishing Everyone a Happy and Safe 4th of July, Cole Harrison Rescuing a Baby Whale, Red Barn Theatre's 1984 Image : Joy Hawkins-Vicki Rouse & Perri Halevy , Monroe Co. Commissioner Craig Cates & Cheryl Hollon Cates Send Dolphin Photos & Holiday Regards,
THE NEXT 4 PHOTOS FROM FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE : A Feature on Artist Carol Munder, Pt. 3 A Feature from the 2015 Super Boat International Championship in Key West, Pt.2 KWAHS (Custom House) Celebrates 125 Years (2016), & Pt. 3 A Look Back at the Local Daily Morning WEYW-TV Show "Good Morning Florida Keys with Jenna Stauffer (2013), & We Continue with WWW.GROOVYHISTORY.COM (Pictured Below Miss America 1971 : Phyllis George 1949-2020 ; also the Very First On-Air National Sports Personality with CBS Sports "NFL Today")
THE NEXT PHOTOS FROM FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE : Roberta DePiero and Friends Journeys Around Town & Shoot Photos, ENCORE Feature on Jon McIntosh (2014), Shade & Shutter's Sarah & Mark 2 Events they Hosted, TDC has Many NEW Advertisements, Many URL Video Links to the Brilliant Music Video Series "Playing For Change"
THE NEXT PHOTOS FROM FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE : Pt. 2 "45 Fascinating Historical Photos", The South Florida Symphony Orchestra's July Schedule of On-Line Events (Pictured Below the World Reknowned Classical Pianist Svetlana Smolina), Jag Gallery's Exhibition from Susan Sugar & Cathy Rose, ENCORE Feature : Ben Harrison Gets an Award-Tory Mata Exhibition at Harrison Gallery + Her Helen has a New Line of Wearable Art, Artist and Photographer Bessy Cano Once again Treating us to some Great Visuals Around the Keys.
THE KEYS BLAST FROM ED KRANE AND FRIENDS
JULY 6, 2020 ; going out to 7800 Weekly.
Extremely Important City of KW , Monroe County, KWPD, One Clean Island (OCI), MCSO, CDC, SOS, & Other Very Useful Material-Links-Video Contained in JUST 1 AREA CLOSE TO THE END OF THIS ISSUE IN OUR "CRISIS INFORMATION CENTER" (Position Placement Purposely done this way to give you a Weekly Entertainment Getaway w/o Interruptions from the Serious Stuff)
Here are Four Local Groups Making Masks to Order : (If you want to add a Group/s making Masks Locally ; Please send me at EK10@aol.com)
Jessica Argyle & Friends have been making some and Supplying the Front Line. Also This Issue Features Designer Art Wear Masks from Artist Hazel Griffiths
PS : To Save me many additional Hrs of Work and in order to get this Out Sooner then Later : I did not check ALL the Links. If you can't get through to a Site; SIMPLY COPY AND PASTE THE URL to your Browser
BEFORE WE GET TO NON STOP "ENTERTAINMENT" to Give Your Mind a Rest ; A Review of a few Features in the Crisis Information Section. Also when We Start the Entertainment Features you will notice that some of the Features are from 2012-2020; Our First 8 Years of Publishing (Getting Lots of Great Responses Visiting the Past)
The Links to the Crisis Videos, New & Encore Crisis Features, & Crisis Photos ALL Appear in Our ONE "Crisis Information" Section Toward the End of this Issue..ALSO WWW.KONKLIFE.COM , WWW.THEBLUEPAPER.COM and WWW.KEYSWEEKLY.COM will give you DAILY UPDATED IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
THIS WEEK some of the Videos and Material IN THE CRISIS INFORMATION CENTER : SOS Foundation, The City of KW Presents a "Spotlight" Video Featuring KW City Mgr. Greg Veliz & KWPD Chief Sean Brandenburg, KW Mayor Teri Johnston & City Commissioner Clayton Lopez Hang Many "Stay Safe Masks Required" Banners along Duval Street, KW Mayor Teri Johnston's July 3rd Weekly Video Message, Monroe Co. Mayor Heather Carruthers, MCSO Sheriff Rick Ramsay, Video Messages from Dr. John Norris (plus a July 4th Written Health Update) and Dr. Bruce Borros, TDC New Ads, The Blue Paper's Article on Mosquito Dengue Fever, KW City Mgr. Greg Veliz Speaks at the KWBG Luncheon, Stephanie Leone Rivas and One Clean Island.
Once again the Links to Play the CRISIS Videos are in the Crisis Info. Section towards the Bottom of this Issue. PLUS Except for a few Occasions ALL THE ENTERTAINMENT VIDEO LINKS will also be in a Large Section giving you lots of Video Entertainment toward the end of the Issue. Have a Great Week; Ed
Awesome Foundation Key West Presents Grant to SOS Foundation; Complete Details further down in this Issue
SPOTLIGHT VIDEO with Key West City Manager Greg Veliz and KWPD Chief Sean Brandenburgh..URL Video Link in Our Crisis Information Section
Mayor Teri Johnston and Commissioner Clayton Lopez were out last week to help hang the first of 36 banners (Duval Street)
THE TDC (TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL) WWW.FLA-KEYS.COM has NEW SIGNAGE and NEW TV COMMERCIALS. Up Shortly is a Feature Showing a Few Still Photos from One of the NEW TV ads and then the URL Video Link
We Start with Our First Feature Selected for First for Two Reasons : Carol Munder's "Photogravures" Works are Interestingly Unique and this Event from January 2017 Gives us a Glimpse of What Life in Key West Hopefully will be again soon. A Longing We ALL Have ; some of us with Tears in Our Eyes.
The Last Three Issues we were treated to Vintage Posters from A Vintage Poster Gallery on Upper Duval Street "South Point Gallery" from 2014 (No Longer in Business). Here are the Three Issue to look back at the many Classic Vintage Posters we Featured June 15 Issue https://conta.cc/2MWcyHN , June 22 https://conta.cc/30ZmdWd , & June 29 https://conta.cc/3dFAz0v
TALKING ABOUT VINTAGE POSTERS : I was in an airport sometime late 2019 and they had a large display down the corridors . Next Week we'll start a few Weeks Feature as well as a New Feature Next Week "First Class Air Travel in 1930s".Here are Three Posters from our New On-Line Photo Exhibition Next Week"
2020 MANGO MADNESS started with one of the Best Kick Off Events (PRODUCTIONS) from Marky Pierson and Wonder Dog Productions
The TSKW Sends Regards and Tells us : We’re happy to report over 90 artists shared works for this year’s members show. For the first time ever, we’re delighted to be able to offer all works online. Looking for a specific artist? Artwork is arranged alphabetically by artist last name.
Work can be purchased online, or you can do it the old fashioned way by giving us a call at 305-296-0458.
(You can also see the work in person Wednesdays-Saturdays July 3-August 22, 12noon-4pm and by appointment. Please call us to make an appointment. Masks required. Maximum 10 person capacity. Read more here about our safety protocols.)
CLICK THIS LINK TO SEE THE 1 HR KICK OFF EVENT which includes a ROOF TOP Message from Jed Dobbs and Eleana Devers. Then Wonder Dog Talent SUS & MORGAN. With Bartender Andy and TSKW's ERIN STOVER-SICKMEN making a Few Stops Around Town Delivering Mango Drinks
ERIN STOVER-SICKMEN FROM TSKW and Bartender Andy moving around town during this very creative Kick Off to the 2020 Mango Madness Serving Mango Drinks
Their IN-HOUSE GALLERY TOUR BEGINS with a FRONT DOOR GREETING FROM LAUREN
THE 2020 MANGO MADNESS THIS YEAR IS JUST ON THE FIRST FLOOR AND STILL CONTAINS 90+ WORKS OF ART
"LEFLEUR DALI SUITE VOL. 1 " by KREG D. KELLEY 13 X 17 MIXED MEDIA
"VIANA" by TRINITY CURTIS 16.25 DIGITAL
FRAN DECKER VIA WONDER DOG PRODUCTIONS REMOTE CHATTING WITH SUS AND MORGAN ABOUT "ZOOMANGO" 16 X 12 ACRYLIC
MORE MANGO MADNESS UP SHORTLY IN THIS ISSUE AND THEN WE CONTINUE WITH OUR 6 PART / WEEK FEATURE JULY 13TH ; SHOWING ALL 90+ WORKS OF ART FROM THE SANGER AND ZABAR PROJECT GALLERIES. The Last Two weeks we had a Feature on William Welch go to these 2 Links to view JUNE 29 https://conta.cc/3dFAz0v and JUNE 22
Jeanne Gregory had suggested the VFW on N. Roosevelt! Sounds like a very good choice, convenient location for most, lots of parking, private room, bar& food. Jack is a Veteran who I believer hey let use the room for free, we are currently looking into the availability.
or holding a small group meeting of a few poet friends in your yard
or setting up a Zoom meeting
Meanwhile, be on the alert for a place other than the library to hold our monthly meetings once we can meet all together again.
Our History: The Key West Poetry Guild has met (in some form or other) the first Sunday of almost every month for over 40 years. We carry on the spirit of the Island of the Arts and Robert Frost's Sunday Salon's held at the then-home of Jesse Newton Porter on Caroline St., Key West: original poetry only/free and open to all.
Part 2 of Perhaps 4 Parts /Weeks. I Took these Photos in 2016 for a Multi-Part Feature.
WEST MARTELLO TOWER AND BOTANICAL GARDENS 1100 ATLANTIC BLVD.
WWW.KEYWESTGARDENCLUB.COM 305-294-3210 OPENED IN 1862
They are now OPEN ONLY Sat & Sun 9:30a-12:30p, and wisely require MASKS even though you are outside ( AND ASK PLEASE NO GROUPS OVER 10)
Part 2 : In August 2016 THE KEY WEST ART & HISTORICAL SOCIETY WWW.KWAHS.ORG at CUSTOM HOUSE CELEBRATED 125 YEARS Here are a few photos we used for a Feature in the Magazine in August 2016. I have 29 Photos so; this will be a 3 Part Issue Feature.
Board President in 2016 Shirrel Rhoades and Executive Director Michael Gieda
Carol Tedesco (KWAHS Publicist Along with Cricket Desmarais); Of Course with Camera by her side
WE NOW START A FEATURE ON JON "TOSH" McINTOSH. The Below Exhibition was from April 2014. I do have a few Photos of Jon and Many Photos of Exhibitions at the Original Lucky Street Owned by Jon-Sandra & Lee ; and then a few Features (Photos) from Exhibitions from Lucky Street Gallery Owned by Betty G. Gay on White Street. These "Retro" Features from 2012 to 2020 will be Featured in Many of the NEW Issues from the Magazine ;of course with NEW Materials as well.
PART 3 SUPERBOAT INTERNATIONAL 2015 RACES IN KEY WEST WWW.SUPERBOAT.COM From A Multi Week-Part Feature we did in 2015. I have Two Sections in this Issue
BESSY CANO A LOCAL ARTIST AND FRIEND TRAVELS FREQUENTLY ALL OVER THE LOWER AND MIDDLE KEYS TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS that can be found on her Facebook Page :https://www.facebook.com/BessyCanoArt with her ART included Here are 7 photos and then shortly up another 6 and the next few weeks we'll be Featuring Lots of Bessy's Photographs and Art. Thanks Bessy, Safe Travels
The WEYW-TV Daily Morning TV Show "Good Morning Florida Keys with Jenna Stauffer" was on 5 days a week for a few Years around 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2015. Jenna and I were the Executive Producers. Each week our Magazine Issues will have a few stills and will include a few Entire Program Links so you watch Entertaining Videos from Most of the Businesses and Organizations in Town that Appeared on our Daily TV Show
HERE ARE A FEW GOOD MORNING FLORIDA KEYS ON WEYW-TV SEGMENTS. There should be Hundreds of You-Tube Segments out there since Jenna and I produced Hundreds of Daily Morning TV Shows. Each Show Having Three to Four Segments.
SOUTH FLORIDA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRES./CEO JACQUELINE LORBER FOR APRIL's TWO KEY WEST PERFORMANCES Zuill Bailey AND also the Westin Hotel String Quartet WITH ZUILL.
NOW WE START WITH PART 10 OF 10 "101 AMAZING HISTORICAL PHOTOS". This Issue will have have Two Sections and This Issue has Two Sections of a New Series (also from the Popular You Tube Content Provider "Yesterday / Today")..They have Hundreds of You Tube Videos Posted. The New Series is called "45 FASCINATING HISTORICAL PHOTOS". Also Next Week we Continue with WWW.GROOVYHISTORY.COM , and also start a Brief Photo Feature "FIRST CLASS AIR TRAVEL IN THE 1930s"
5 More Photos Up Shortly Part 10 of 10 "Amazing Historical Photos. These are provided by one of the Larger You Tube Providers "YESTERDAY / TODAY". Thanks & Look them up they have Hundreds of Interesting Brief 5 to 10 Minute Videos showing Still Photographs.