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Jan 26, 2020

Daria Grace plays in a half dozen bands locally and in NYC. In this episode, recorded on her birthday, she talks about Beacon's expanding music scene and performs two songs on her baritone uke: “Night Owl,” popularized in the early '30s by Cliff Edwards (aka “Ukelele Ike”) and “Under the Milky Way” by Aussie...

Jan 19, 2020

Jean-Marc Superville Sovak creates art that speaks to the industrial legacy and artistic history of the Hudson Valley. Pieces from his series "a-Historical Landscapes" have been acquired by the Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz and will appear in an exhibit opening on February 8. 

Jan 13, 2020

City Councilman Terry Nelson talks about growing up in Manhattan's Upper West Side, and how Beacon can resist the gentrification and spiraling housing costs that have stripped that neighborhood of its original character. Also: Four-story buildings, supporting the arts, creating jobs.  

Jan 5, 2020

Our first episode. Randy reviews Beacon's changes during his lifetime, including the boom years (1950s-60s), the bust years (1970s-80s) and the revitalization. Also: Randy's thoughts on development, Dia:Beacon, his election loss, Beacon's future.