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Keys Blast from Ed Krane & Friends May 11, 2020

Above Photos 1) From Mary Jean Connors "Coco" 16 X 12 Oil on Canvas (Pt.2 of our Feature on MJC), 2) Pt. 2 Photographic Series "Life in America 1950s", 3) Photographic Exposition from Ralph De Palma (above is from the many shoots he does with the Bahama Village Music Program of KW), 4) An Awesome Video from the BLUE ANGELS and THUNDERBIRDS. 5) The Weekly Newspaper Honoring MCSO's Major Timothy Age

MAY 11, 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" ( as well as a few Nationally Known Musical Talents) + 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 & this week as many of you heard ; are Controlled Openings ( However as ALL our Local and Monroe Co. Officials STRESS it's important to VERY MUCH still Keep the Safety Practices that have been successful) Here are Four Local Groups Making Masks to Order :
Riet Says : In Marathon we have a group of 6 seamstresses and 4 cutting out fabric, working on this.
Riet Steinmetz, 305/849/5793,
Jessica Argyle & Friends have been making some and Supplying the Front Line

Riet Steinmetz
Crystal Smith
EMERGENCY MESSAGES & VIDEOS / PHOTOS ALL with some Positive News. WWW.THEBLUEPAPER.COM has a Few New Interesting / Important Features (one being a 5/8 Video from Monroe Co. Mayor Heather Carruthers) + 5/9 Update on Monroe Co. Virus Stats (They Update this EVERYDAY). The City of Key West has the Latest Video from Key West Mayor Teri Johnston (5-8-2020) + A City of KW Creative Video "Mask Up Key West" + Three Very Important Messages from The City of KW Communications Mgr. Alyson Crean ( 5/6 -5/8), Fred Covan PHD has an Interesting Video on Mental Health & this Crisis, + A Letter to the Governor from Our Keys Mayors. Also in Our ONE CRISIS Info. Section : Important Materials from TDC,, KWPD , MCSO, SOS, CDC, & OTHERS. The Links to the Videos, New & Encore Crisis Features, & Photos ALL Appear in Our ONE "Crisis Information" Section Toward the End of this Issue..ALSO WWW.KONKLIFE.COM and WWW.KEYSWEEKLY.COM will give you DAILY UPDATED IMPORTANT INFORMATION
WWW.THEBLUEPAPER.COM gives us County Mayor Carruther's Weekly Update (May 8). Link to this Feature plus the Entire May 8th Blue Paper + Their Daily Updates on Monroe Co. Virus Stats are at the Very End of This Issue in the Crisis Information Section
Ralph De Palma Treat us to a Photographic Exhibition
Also in this Issue Part 3 of 3 Curator Extraordinaire Alaen Ledesma Fernandez
An Encore Feature Feature on SOS Chef & Jewelry Artist/Designer Abigail Houff Selling Thousands of $ the Last Few Week from on her Popular Jewelry Designs here in KW & the Entire Gross Proceeds goes to SOS. She Continues to do this Every Week. also Just one of the many Features in this Issue (Inc. 6 Classic Photographic Exhibitions from the Past) is Part 3 of 3 "Famous Men and Their Daughters"
A Feature on the Whimiscial Art of Erica Tommy Hunter & A Bicycle Trip around town with Roberta DePiero and Friends & they Took a Few Pictures
An Updated (5/8/2020) 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 can be found. Simply Hit the Three Links for the Publications
Photo Above by Todd German from his Extensive Gardens . The Last Two Issue had Many Photos
VIDEO OF THE BLUE ANGELS & THUNDERBIRDS FLYING OVER NYC & THE TRI STATE..Go to the 2nd Second Set of Photos and Click the Link to the Three Minute Video (Must See)
O cool! The Pentagon has released video of Tuesday's flyover by the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels. The flyovers over New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania were in honor of all the health care and essential workers fighting

The Must See Video Link of the Planes will be up shortly with a few more additional Still Photographs NOW
WWW.LETTYNOWAK.COM Letty's New Gallery "JAG" 1075 Duval Square (Where Doug Mayberry Realty was) Off of Simonton.
We start off with a few Photos of her Grand Opening a few Months Ago. In the 2nd Section of JAG ; A very Important Announcement
Now (after this GREAT MESSAGE from the KW Library) & After an Offering from Adele : a few Pics from the Last Three Events from Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West
We are so excited to announce that the libraries are offering curbside pickup. It's a work in progress so we'll be in touch if anything changes. Thanks!  For immediate release :
Library Curbside Pickup
The Monroe County Libraries are pleased to announce that they have begun curbside holds pickup. Place a hold on an item by visiting our website or by calling your local branch. When items are ready, library staff will contact you with details on pickup. Please contact your library staff for more information and follow us on Facebook for up to the minute updates.  
Allison Rich, . Library Technician. Monroe County Public Library
700 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040. 305-292-3595

WWW.KEYWESTIMPROMPTU.ORG St. Pauls Church 401 Duval St.

Here is one of the Many Cartoon Characters that Don Oriolo (Owner of Zazoo Art & Photographic Gallery) has the Rights To. Don is also also Entertaining us with his Brief Musical Sets on Facebook. Don is also a Hugh Animal Rights Person and has donated Hundreds of Thousands $ ...Always nice chatting Don and your Galleries are so Special to me and everyone that appreciates seeing Hundreds of Memories from Decades ago..As I have said to your KW Managers Jason and John ; I could with Ease Spend the entire day in Your Gallery and Sometimes do.
RALPH De PALMA WWW.RWDEPALMA.COM 305-394-7001 RWDEPALMA@GMAIL.COM SOUL OF KEY WEST 1 AND 2. Ralph tells Us that he's working on an Exhibition "THE BEST OF THE BEST" to be Out Shortly; he didn't mention the Venue ; but Probably The Custom House , or TSKW , or Gato. Here is the First Section of Two showing in this Issue 9 Photos of the Tens of Thousands He has Published
Section Two of Just a Few of the Tens of Thousands of Photographs that Ralph De Palma has taken Up Shoertly
Bob Bowersox and Meldoy G. Moore
So, for Kentucky Derby Day (and our Date Night), my gorgeous wife took me to the beautiful restaurant at “Dolphin Downs”, where we watched the Digital Derby (I put my money on Citation and lost), drinking Mint Juleps and Kentucky Oaks Crush Lily Cocktails, and noshing on Bourbon Bacon, Ginger Bourbon Pecans, Deviled Eggs, and Canapes. Her entree was Bourbon Braised Mushroom Chicken over Jasmine Rice, with Homemade Biscuits. Absolutely superb! Dessert is Derby Pie Cheesecake with Bourbon Butter Sauce. Right?!?!? I SO love that woman! 302-540-6102
WOW CHECK THIS OUT : A chance to see the hit plays you may have missed when they had their stellar runs over the last 8 years. Proceeds support the actors and crew of each play. A great way to see some terrific theater AND support our local artists! Visit for more info and access.
More from Erica Tommy Hunter Up Shortly

Part 1 of "101 Amazing Historical Photographs" Up Next but First : I finally Found the (OKW) Robin Smith-Martin's "Our Key West" Photo Shoot that I did over a Month Ago Featuring Photographer Kristen Onderdonk
Here is a few TEASE Photos with a Lead Feature in the May 18th Issue
We start start Part 1 of perhaps 6 weeks "101 Amazing Historical Photos" from a Large You Tube Provider "Yesterday / Today" . They have Hundreds of really Interesting Videos that will show STILL Photography on whatever Subject Matter They Are Featuring.

Up Shortly our Other 5 Current On-Line Photographic Exhibitions
PART 1 "VINTAGE PHOTOS OF NEW YORK CITY IN THE EARLY 1960s" from the Larger You-Tube Entertainment Provider "Yesterday / Today"
A Scene Filmed in NYC in 1962 "Manchurian Candidate" Frank Sinatra Pulls Lawrence Harvey Out of the Water
Part 2 "Vintage Photos from NYC in the Early 1960s" in the May 18th. Issue
The Above Photos are from "Yesterday / Today" & Many Additional Photographic Exhibitions Can be Found on You-Tube through SPOOF, as well as Similar U-Tube Providers like "A World of Pics" & Other Groups providing Tens of Thousands of Interesting Photos.

Here are the Last Five Issue Links to go back after reading this April 20 Issue. March 30th ;April 7th Issue April 13th.  and April 20th, 2020 and April 27

IMPORTANT NOTE : I have an Extensive Section of Photos on the Art Galleries along with the Names/Addresses & Websites/FB URLs of the Galleries, Museums, & a Few Other Arts & Entertainment Environments.. Then I have a Very Extensive Listing (with Website Links-Ph. #s, & FB Urls) of other Organizations that I've Featured in the Past 8 Years. These Two Sections are Closer to the Bottom and will Appear Immediately before the Crisis Info. Section and Immediately After .
Here are a few Photos Posted by a Few of Our Key West Citizens : The First Three is not from a Local; However Artist Mia Tavonatti is a Frequent Exhibitor at Cocco and Salem ; and Lives in California

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