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Cuban artists, from left, Niels Moleiro, Alain Pino and  Manuel Mendive talk with Nance Frank, right, at the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Frank is the event organizer of  the Cuban-American art exchange believed to be the first in more than 50 years. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

First Cuban-American Art Exchange in 50 Years Underway In Key West

It’s been more than 50 years since it happened, but now Cuba’s leading artists are debuting their work in Key West as part of the Cuban-American art exchange.


Actress Mariel Hemingway poses in the writing studio that once belonged to her grandfather Ernest Hemingway Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West, Fla. Mariel Hemingway is among several film notables in Key West through Sunday, Nov. 17, for the Key West Film Festival. She screened her own film  “Running From Crazy," a documentary that explores her family’s history of mental illness and her efforts to escape it. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Mariel Hemingway Headlines Key West Film Festival

Actress Mariel Hemingway screened a film exploring her family’s troubled heritage during the Key West Film Festival, that continues through Sunday on the same island where her grandfather Ernest Hemingway authored some of his most famous literature in the 1930s.


Michael Groover, left, husband of food broadcast personality Paula Deen, poses with other finalists of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Thursday, July 18, 2013, following the first of two preliminary contest rounds at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Groover said that Deen "didn't make it (to the contest, but) wanted to be here to support me." Groover made the final round that is to be staged Saturday, July 20. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Days Celebration In Full Swing On Key West

Men with long white beards will wander the streets of Key West this weekend for the annual Hemingway Days celebration. Only one will take the top honor at the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.


RIDGEWOOD, NJ - OCTOBER 12:  Michael Groover  promotes the new book "Paula's Southern Cooking Bible" at Bookends Bookstore on October 12, 2011 in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Paula Deen’s Hubby Is Finalist At Ernest Hemingway Contest

Television food personality Paula Deen’s husband is among the finalists at the annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest in the Florida Keys.


(Source: Andy Newman/FL Keys News Service)

Hemingway’s Key West Gate Being Sold On eBay

When American literary master Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West in the 1930s, a wrought-iron gate hung at the side entrance to his Whitehead Street property.


Previous winners of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, including 2011 winner Matt Gineo, front left, and 2009 victor David 
Douglas, front right, consider 2012 contestants during the first of two preliminary rounds Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. The competition is the highlight of the island city's six-day Hemingway Days festival that ends Sunday, July 22, and pays homage to author Ernest Hemingway who lived and wrote in Key West in the 1930s.   (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Dopplegangers Compete At Key West Landmark

Key West’s most notable resident was honored in a quirky way Thursday; anyone who bares his resemblance had chance to compete to be named “Papa”


Richard Costello of Chatham, Mass. won the Ernest Hemingway look-a-like contest in Key West. (Source: Key West News Bureau)

Mass. Man Crowned Winner Of Keys’ Hemingway Look-A-Like Contest

A Massachusetts restaurateur has won a Facebook-based competition seeking the man who most looks like Ernest Hemingway.


(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

New “Papa” Hemingway Crowned In Key West

The 12th time was the charm for a 64-year old biomedical engineer from Jensen Beach. Saturday night Matt Gineo was named the 2011 winner of the Ernest “Papa” Hemingway look-alike competition in Key West.


Ernest Hemingway look-alikes get ready to begin the "Running of the Bulls," Saturday, July 23, 2011, in Key West, Fla. The whimsical activity was a much safer response to its namesake event in Pamplona, Spain. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Look-Alikes Spoof Pamplona’s Bull Run In Key West

Ernest Hemingway look-alikes proved their affinity for the author is “no bull” during Saturday’s “Running of the Bulls,” a zany and much shorter take-off on the world-renowned annual run held in Pamplona, Spain.


Some of the semi-finalists of the 2011 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest including, from left, Arnie Inge-Mathisen, Bear Hoochuck, Greg Fawcett, Charlie Boice, Ed Lindoo and Frank Long show their to looks to the audience during the first of two preliminary rounds Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Look-Alikes Invade Key West For Festival

More than 120 stocky, bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have invaded Key West to compete in the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West’s annual Hemingway Days, a six-day festival that continues through Sunday.