THE KEYS BLAST FROM ED KRANE & FRIENDS MAY 8, 2023
THE KEYS BLAST FROM ED KRANE & FRIENDS
MAY 8, 2023
THE KEYS BLAST FROM ED KRANE AND FRIENDS MAY 8, 2023, Going out to 7920 every issue. Above : The City of Key West Proclaims May 19th as Police Officer's Memorial Day & The Week of May 15th as Key West Police Week. Also in this Issue ; Citizens say good by to Mark and Lois Songer ( Mark for his Brilliant Work with LAST STAND and Lois with her work with our Art Community). The Studios of Key West Announce Many New Classes (Above the Annual "SUMMER SOLSTICE INTENSIVE" by SUSAN SUGAR). Our weekly Photographic Features from Roberta DePiero and Bill/Linda Klipp . Features from Alyson Crean and the City of Key West and Kristen Livengood at Monroe County. Tips on Helping the Baby Turtles get into the Ocean.
These Next 3 Lead Tease Photos are from ZAZOO Vintage Memorabilia Gallery; and are Featured with about 20 other Items in the Part 1 and Part 2 of this May 8, 2023 Issue.
We start 2 NEW Vintage Photographic Features : Part 1 of our May 8, 2023 has "REVEALING HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS PICTURES FROM THE PAST by PAPERJAM. Part 2 of our May 8, 2023 Issue has "45 FASCINATING RARELY SEEN HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS" and Many Additional Photographs will be Inserted in the next few Issues.
The Key West Business Guild has many events.
Dr. John "Jack" Norris Opens Second Key West Location and continues through his Social Media in giving US Great Medical Advice.
The Last Concert of the Season was at The Parker in FTL and Featured World Renowned Concert Pianist Svetlana Smolina
JAG GALLERY Just Opened a NEW Exhibition Featuring Lynne Bently-Kemp and Mark Hedden
Hello Everyone ; the 2023 Magazines will Now have 2 Parts Due to the Amount of Information that I Gladly Insert into the Issues. Our New 2 Part Format is done to insure that ALL the Material will download successfully.The Keys Blast from Ed Krane and Friends ("Friends" being the Many Associate / Executive Contributing Editors) that send me Material & Cover Events. Our Readership has an Active Database of 7920..
BELOW The KEY WEST GALLERY Features Some of the Most Amazing Talent in the World. They have Many of their Year Round Hanging Artists making In Gallery Appearances : Recently ARVID and The Peter Max Art Work Retrospective Hosted by Peter Max Well Known Curators. Adam Scott Rote and Deb/Bill Mack and Gary Welton make Frequent Appearances Year Round....
KEY WEST ART AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY WWW.KWAHS.ORG ( SUSHI IN THE SHOE : 25 YEARS OF NEW YEARS EVE DROPS" and WWW.TSKW.ORG (PSYCHEDELIC GARDENS II) has many Events, Classes, & Exhibitions.
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CEREMONY ON MAY 19 5PM at BAYVIEW PARK: PLEASE COME TO HONOR THOSE OFFICERS WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE LINE OF DUTY. Editor's Note ; This event should be attended by ALL the residents of the Keys if possible. Now more then ever we NEED to show our Support Not only to those Officers that have sacrificed the most but to all that have served. For any additional Info. : Donatella Vanucci Kelly 305-292-7003 / 305-292-7001
Monroe County Sherriff's Office 5525 College Road
Key West, Florida, 33040.
Below what started out in March 2020 as "Our Crisis Center" of Important Contacts. I still leave this Feature Inserted as a Handy Resource..
EDITOR'S NOTE : Every Issue Contains Hundreds of URL Links. Although I properly Insert the URL Links; just a few times the Connection to the Site Fails. When that Happens Simply Copy and Paste the URL Link into your Web Browser. Thanks for Reading. Ed
A Thank You from this Magazine and the THOUSANDS that have Expressed to me : How Publix in ALL their Stores were able to Organize the MASSIVE ROLLOUT of the COVID-19 VACCINES and now Featuring the 3rd. & 4th. in a Series of Covid Booster Shots (Extremely Effective). Certainly a Monumental Challenge that was so (& Still Is) SUCCESSFUL . Here in Key West Publix GM Kevin Piper Sr. and Staffs were BRILLIANT in their Coordination of this Unchartered Venture & the Magnitude Involved. The Two Booster Shots for the latest Omicron Strains can be Given with this Year's Flu Shot. Although there is talk about a Third Booster ; it is not out Yet.
BILL AND LINDA KLIPP CONTINUE THEIR BLUE ANGEL FEATURE FROM LAST WEEK. UP NEXT ; AS WELL AS IN PART 2 OF THIS MAY 8, 2023 ISSUE BUT FIRST ; The Next JAG GALLERY exhibition Features ALL Photography : LYNNE BENTLEY-KEMP AND MARK HEDDEN WITH GUITARIST DREW KINIRY. This Part 1 MAY 8, 2023 Issue has about 30 Photographs from Lynne Bentley-Kemp and Part 2 of the May 8, 2023 Issue will have about 30 Photographs from Mark Hedden
We Continue with 10 additional Lynne-Bently Kemp's Photographs in this Part 1 Issue of the May 8, 2023 Magazine. Part 2 of this Issue will have around 30 Photographs from MARK HEDDEN
KEY WEST, Florida Keys – Tomatoes are Ready! The native plant Nursery at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden will be holding its monthly native plant sale from 9am to noon Saturday, May 20, 2023. Master Gardeners will be on site to answer any plant questions and plants that are available for sale are listed on the Garden’s website.
The Nursery contains 160 species of native plants available including Native & Cuban palms, Tomato and Pepper plants. The total nursery inventory totals more than 2,000 plants which attract birds, butterflies and other pollinators in 1-gallon to 15-gallon pots. Key West Botanical Garden members receive a 15% discount. The Garden is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation and all proceeds directly benefit the Garden’s conservation program.
The Garden is located at 5210 College Road on Stock Island. For more information call 305-296-1504 or visit www.keywest.garden.
The highlight of course of the Key West Southernmost Air Spectacular is the US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron better known as the Blue Angels flying their F/A18 Super Hornets. Beyond the incredible precision aerial maneuvers we get an up close and personal view of some of the military pomp and circumstance that precedes the flights
.Join our FB Group called " Key West Wanderings " for more of our Local photography. Photos by: Bill Klipp
We Continue our Weekly Linda / Bill Klipp Features in our Part 2 of the May 8, 2023 Issue. ALSO Click this Facebook URL Link for a Brief Video they took at NAS KEY WEST SOUTHERNMOST AIR SPECTACULAR Flying their F /A 18 SUPER HORNETS
Duval Square’s Jag Gallery announces its newest and first ever exhibit dedicated exclusively to fine art photography, PHOTO/WORK, openingon Friday May 5th.
PHOTO/WORK, features a brilliant selection of photographs from some uber talented eyes, welcoming photographer, writer and all round Key West renaissance man Mark Hedden and the lauded artist and academic Lynne Bentley-Kemp
Join us for a preview reception, which is free and open to the public from 5-7 on Friday the 5th. PHOTO/WORK continues through May 23rd and will be available online at www.gallery.art/shop the gallery
Considered one of Key West’s finest destinations for contemporary art, Jag Gallery is located at the Simonton Street entrance to Duval Square, 1075 Duval Street with ample, free parking. Gallery hours are Tuesday -Sunday noon to 5, and always by appointment. For additional information call 305.407.6202 or email email@example.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
WALK ON WHITE (STREET) is always done the the 3rd Thursday of the Month. The Next being Thursday May 18. WWW.WALKONWHITEKEYWEST.COM will give detailed Information on the Host Venues. One of the Lead Venues besides Shade and Shutter & Stone Soup Gallery is the Helen Harrison Gallery. Adventurer Son : Cole Harrison was in townfor the last WALK..
1) WILL THE WOLF SURVIVE by Helen Harrison Oil on Board
2) KRISTEN by Sally Birnard Oil, Acrylic, Stained Glass, Steel Panel
3) NIGHT FISHING by Cheryl Troxel Oil on Canvas
4) BRONZE COCONUT by Helen Harrison
5) (Untitled Tall Carving) by Helen Harrison 102 X 16 X 8 Dade County Pipe, Spruce Pine, Epoxy Pine
6) MANGO MADNESS by Helen Harrison
7Then a Picture of Cole Harrison World Traveled Adventurer,
Lynn Goldsmith's imagery is in numerous collections: The Smithsonian, The Polaroid Collection, The Kodak Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Photography, and the permanent collection of Museum Folkwang. She is a multi-awarded portrait photographer whose work has appeared on and between the covers of Life, Newsweek, Time, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, People, Elle, Interview, The New Yorker, etc. Her subjects have varied from entertainment personalities to sports stars, from film directors to authors, from the extra-ordinary to the ordinary man on the street. Her forty years of photography have not only been an investigation into the nature of the human spirit, but also into the natural wonders of our planet.
WE NOW HAVE A NEW VNTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC FEATURE Called "REVEALING HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS PICTURES FROM THE PAST by PAPERJAM.
Kay Laurell 1890-1927 Was an actress, Model , and Ziegfield Girl. She was referred to as one of the most Beautiful woman on Stage.
Maurice Flynn 1892-1959 was an Actor & Yale College Football Player. Also known as Lefty Because he kicked the football with his Left Foot. Between 191-1927 He Appeared in 40 Films Usually as a Sports Hero or Adventurer
Senett Bathing Beauties
The Boswell Sisters Trio was a popular Singing Group during the Jazz and Swing Era. Some of their Hit recordings Included "I found a Million Dollar Baby" and "Aleanders Ragtime Band". Photo 1932
Young Ladies at a 4th of July Picnic in Myakka City Florida 1948
Coral Cables Florida Football Team
A Farmer Waits Outside the Market with the dogs while his wife does shopping. Robinson, Illinois 1940
Early Morning Trucks would Unload Fresh Vegetables to the front of the market. The Clerk is gathering them to arrange on Display Rack. San Angelo, Texas. 1939
Migrants at a Roadside near Henrietta Oklahoma 1939
Old State House on Washington Street Boston Massachusetts Early 1900s
Traffic Jam on High Street in Surrey England Early 1900s
Ludgershall Rail Road Station England 1900
Devil Bridge Andermatt Switzerland 1890
Our May 22 Issue will have Part 2 of REVEALING HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS PICTURES OF THE PAST by PAPERJAM.
Our May 8, 2023 Issue in Part 2 Starts another New Vintage Photographic Feature " 45 FACSINATING RARELY SEEN HISTORICAL PHOTOS by RARE HISTORY
The Next FIRST FRIDAY at SALT ISLAND was May 5 ; starts at 5pm and will Feature PAM MASCHAL who works with Seashells. The Below Photos do not do Justice to her Art. So you can't make the May 5th event. She will be hanging Year Round.
The Next Walk on White is the 3rd Thursday of every month : May 18 and the Hosts are :
The Studios at the Armory
Stone Soup Gallery
Coffee Mill Dance Studios
Shade Ceramics and Shutter Photography
B.I.G. - Bone Island Graphics
Michael and Jenn send regards and notes that their 4 Featured artists for the May 18 WALK are : TRACEY DELELLIS, LARRY THIMMESCH, JESSICA CONNELL, & JUDI LANK
A few of the Lead Venues are Shade Pottery and Shutter Photography 1102 White Street WWW.SHADEANDSHUTTERKEYWEST.COM 305-767-3769. Below at Shade is a Photograph by Sarah "Grace" and Pottery from Mark; and then Helen Harrison Gallery WWW.HARRISON-GALLERY.COM 825 White Street 305-294-0609..
Join some of your favorite Key West Artisan Market vendors during the dog days of summer at the Southernmost VFW Post 3911 for the all new Summer Mini Market!.
Enjoy fresh produce by Erick from Homestead, Rosie and Robert's famous cheese selection, orchids and plants from Anna, Romero's breads and dips, Mel's decadent desserts, Mundy the Pirate's locally caught seafood, Mark's Rodriquez cigars and Latitude 24 Coffee by the Daniels, among several others. Of course rotating in will be many local artists, jewelry creators, photographers, candle makers and collection curators for your shopping pleasure.
The VFW's air conditioned dining room will be open for a sit down breakfast, brunch or lunch with chef Mark serving up lots of fresh made options to tempt your palate. A full bar (inside and out) will offer mimosas, bloody mary's and all your favorite libations at the best prices on the island.
Parking is plentiful courtesy of the Gulf Atlantic Bank (corner of 5th and N. Roosevelt) - they even have a walk up ATM for your convenience. As a courtesy, please don't use PetSmart's spots unless you're making a stop at their store.
The every other Sunday, 10 am to 2 pm event mirrors our regular season with 8 dates currently to include: May 14, May 28, June 11 , June 25, July 9, July 23, August 6 and August 20. The Key West Artisan Market at Higgs Beach is scheduled to resume November 5.
Watch for a summer 'mini market' grand opening on Mother's Day (May 14) in the parking lot of the Southernmost VFW on North Roosevelt Blvd. This new show will take place every other Sunday 10 am to 2 pm through the summer. As a reminder, our sister show, the Truman Waterfront Farmers Market, is every Thursday from 2 pm to 7 pm year-round at the Truman Waterfront Park.
EMMA STARR and her Fashion Boutique LUNA at 519 Fleming Street will be Featured in the May 22, 2023 Issue.. WWW.LUNAKEYWEST.COM
The 2022 - 2023 South Florida Symphony Orchestra Season Ended a few weeks a go in FTL to a Standing Room ONLY as usual. To Honor my Good Friend and World Renowned Concert Pianist ; here are a few Photos to close out the season
Key West Library at 700 Flemming Street and Michael Nelson have 'CAFE CON LIBROS" Tuesday Mornings. Also The Monroe County Library System has their Popular Series at the KW Library 700 Flemming St. "Guest Author" Schedule Up Shortly....
The Friends of the Key West Library will not be holding another outdoor book sale
. Friends of the Key West Library will offer books published from 2020 to 2023 inside the main library all year. Just deposit your cash
donation into the slotted box provided. Please note that the library staff will not be able to take your money or be able to provide change.
We so very much appreciate your interest in our book selection and will return to an outdoor book sale on December 2, 2023. Please note that we will continue taking book donations all year. Books published after the year 2000 are needed.
Just Opened a NEW Exhibition at JAG GALLERY with TWO Great Photographers. We have about 30 Photos from LYNNE BENTLEY-KEMP in this Part 1 of the May 8, 2023 Issue. Then in Part 2 of the May 8, 2023 will be about 35 Photographs from MARK HEDDEN. Below are more from Lynne Bentley-Kemp.
FLORIDA KEYS COUNCIL OF THE ARTS BUILDING (GATO CUBAN CIGAR FACTORY) 1100 SIMONTON ST.