Monthly Archives: January 2012
An article on Ernest and I (no big deal) and art in the Florida Keys. Art, Literature, Theater, Music: Florida Keys Culture Thrives
“The Florida Keys Creativity and Diversity”: Founded by traders, pirates, and travelers from a variety of nations—all with different professions and interests—the Florida Keys carry a colorful heritage. Over time, this diversity of peoples and intentions has made for a uniquely creative environment in a beautiful and storied tropic setting. The arts in the Florida Keys are as vibrant and varied as the archipelago’s history itself….
The Morada Way Arts & Cultural District proves that the northern Keys island of Islamorada offers visitors more than sport-fishing. Fourteen area partners—galleries, restaurants, and boutiques—host Third Thursday Walkabouts in which visitors can partake in the artistic, culinary, and retail jewels of the island, as well as art classes and festivals, including the annual Islamorada Fine Art Expo each January….”