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Jun 29, 2021

A gifted singer in church choirs, Sharlene Stout was recognized by Pete Seeger who recruited her to join his folk group. She toured with him for more than six years, from the age of 14 into her 20s. Later she formed the Southern Dutchess Coalition mass choir, an interfaith vocal group drawing from churches across the...

Jun 15, 2021

This week on Beaconites, we hear from the two candidates running for Beacon city court judge in the upcoming primary: Tim Pagones, the three-term judge and lifelong Beaconite, and Greg Johnston, a public defender with 17 years’ experience who has been endorsed by the Beacon Democrats. The primary takes place on...

Jun 4, 2021

Beacon's independent movie theater opened in 2019, but it's not only a theater. Mike and team have built a full-on community around the appreciation of movies. He talks about how the project took off and what his team has done to keep the business alive during Covid.