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2020 Annual Meeting & Board Elections

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:30 – 8pm
Industrial Arts Brewing Company (Beacon Taproom), 511 Fishkill Ave, Beacon

Join us for our first Member meeting of 2020: meet your neighbors, get excited about a new year of art in Beacon, and sample the latest brews from Industrial Arts! This meeting will also be the opportunity to vote for the 2020 BeaconArts Board. You can read the bios of all Board candidates here. If you would like to put your name forward for the election, please email prior to January 28. Doors open at 6:30, the meeting will begin at 7pm. We hope to see you there!

8-Week Memoir Workshop

Wednesday, January 22 through Wednesday, March 11, 2020
7pm - 9pm

Beacon writer Donna Minkowitz will teach an 8-week memoir workshop this winter on Wednesday nights starting January 22. The course meets from 7 to 9 PM and focuses on craft – particularly on using the five senses, lyricism, emotion, storytelling, and critical thinking to create profound and relatable works of memoir.

Please email for specific location (Beacon, New York 12508)

Towne Crier Open Mic Night

Wednesday, January 22
7pm - 10pm

Every Wednesday Evening, Come out and play!

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Towne Crier Dance Jam

Thursday, January 23
7pm - 9:45pm

A vibrant mix of R&B, Latin, Soul, Funk, Reggae, Rock, Disco, Blues & more played by DJs Rhoda and Al. New songs are added at each dance, always aiming for the music to be moving and exciting.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Blind Tiger Improv

Friday, January 24

Join us in a delightful evening of stimulating, witty and, yes, uproariously funny improvisational comedy starring those superb masters of the art.

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Buffalo Stack

Friday, January 24
8:30pm - 11pm

“Andy Stack’s guitar playing is never flashy, but it’s surprising, soulful, and always in the right place…he has an engaging, pure voice.” -Vintage Guitar Magazine

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Art is Elementary BCSD Elementary Schools Exhibit

Opening Reception
Saturday, January 25
2pm - 4pm

Everyone is invited to the fourth annual exhibition of student artwork from the Beacon City School District elementary schools.

Howland Public Library
313 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

The James Carney Group

Saturday, January 25

The first offering in Elysium Furnace Works Series for 2020, featuring acclaimed Brooklyn-based pianist, keyboardist and composer, James Carney. Joined by French guitarist Richard Bonnet and Belgian drummer Melvin Bauer in an evening of sublime jazz.

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

The Prezence: Led Zeppelin Tribute

Saturday, January 25
8:30pm - 11pm

The Prezence is an authentic Led Zeppelin Tribute band that has been together for 10 years. This foursome of “brothers” formed a strong bond based on family values and the love of Led Zeppelin’s music. Their show re-creates the live sights and sounds of one of the greatest rock bands ever.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Danny Driver, Piano

Sunday, January 26

Gramophone Award nominated pianist Danny Driver is recognized internationally as an artist of sophistication, insight and musical depth.

Howland Cultural Center
477 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Sam Reider & The Human Hands

Sunday, January 26
7pm - 9:30pm

Jazz pianist turned roots musician Sam Reider is redefining American music on the accordion.

Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Now Playing at Story Screen!

Bad Boys for Life
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Story Screen Beacon Theater
445 Main Street, Beacon (more info)

Dia:Beacon for Beacon and adjacent area residents

Saturdays and Sundays

Free admission for City of Beacon residents, including the adjacent Hudson Valley communities of Chelsea, Fishkill, and Glenham.

3 Beekman Street, Beacon (more info)

Beacon Free Loop

The Beacon Free Loop (aka G Route) schedule has changed to accommodate the new Metro North Schedule, starting June 1.  Download the new schedule here:

Route G:Beacon Free Loop Update (PDF)
(more info at Facebook)
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1 East Main St.  |  845.765.8400

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