Special Events

December 27 for Mr. Peabody and Sherman,

January 3 for How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Monday, January 5 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: Butterfield 8 (1960)

Elizabeth Taylor won an Oscar for her performance as Gloria, a pill-popping prostitute careening between sordid affairs and tortured by her conflicts between morality and desire. In a desperate search for love and acceptance, she hopelessly falls for a married man (Laurence Harvey) who will never leave his family behind. Based on the novel by John O'Hara.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

Thursday, January 8 at 6:00pm

Hemingway Lecture with reception - Lobby and Carper theater

Champagne Reception at 6:00-6:30
Lecture 6:30-8:00  with Q & A to follow

Key West Art & Historical Society’s Distinguished Speaker Series: John Hemingway, son of Gregory and grandson of Ernest Hemingway is the Keynote Speaker, in the Carper Theatre. He will discuss the Hemingway legacy and his new book Strange Tribe, Three Generations of Hemingways in the Florida Straits.

Ticket prices - $10.00 for non KWAHS, free to KWAHS & Tropic members (first come, first serve)

Monday, January 12 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Married couple George and Martha know just how to push each other's buttons. Tiring of attacking each other, George and Martha invite newcomers to join in the invective. After an evening of sadistic "fun and games," the truth about the couple's son comes to light.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

January 15, Thursday, 7:30-9:30

Hemingway’s Hot Havana - Carper

7:30-8:00 Reception
8:00-9:30 Play

Ticket $18.00 non-members, $20.00 members

Tuesday, January 20 at 7:00pm

Hemingway Documentary - Wrestling with Life

7:00-9:00 movie in the George Theater

The fascinating life of author, adventurer and Nobel Laureate Ernest Hemingway is captured in this feature-length biography narrated by granddaughter Mariel Hemingway. Learn of "Papa's" world travels and how his exploits shaped his writing.

Ticket prices - $10.00 for non-members, $8.00 for Tropic and KWAHS members

Monday, January 19 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: A Place in the Sun  (1951)

Montgomery Clift stars as George Eastman, a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite (Elizabeth Taylor). Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Eastman's professional and romantic prospects.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

Monday, January 26 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Richard Brooks directed this adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald story about a writer who returns to Paris to gain custody of his daughter, and while there reminisces about his ill-fated marriage to the girl's mother.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

Thursday, January 29 at 3:00pm

Key West Food & Wine Festival Presents a Wine & Film Pairing:

VINTAGE 2014: The Stories Behind The Vines

A unique film and wine pairing experience that follows the wine grape growing season in Santa Barbara County, CA from bud break to harvest.

Watch a series of films that document the 2014 wine grape growing season in Santa Barbara County, California.

Short breaks allow for viewers to continue sampling the wines from vineyards featured in the films, along with a Q&A with the film crew.

Meet the "wine farmers" that work behind the scenes as they struggle with frost, drought and other challenges this year threw at them. Never-seen-before time lapse video brings a new appreciation for the grape vine that is often forgotten as bottles are uncorked.

3:00-3:30 Lobby reception with wine tasting
3:30-5:00 Theater experience with wine pairing

Tickets $25


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