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Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday, February 16, 2017: Alison Désir discusses her 200+ mile run, the appeal of cross country fundraising campaigns, and what the future holds for Run4AllWomen and her activism.
Alison Désir is the founder of Harlem Run and organized the Run4AllWomen project, during which she and three women (among many others along the way) ran from Harlem to Washington, D.C. to attend last month’s Women’s March and raise money for Planned Parenthood. After setting an initial goal of $44,000, the project raised more than $100,000.
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
#StopAsianHate! Do we need to say more? Yes, we do—with music & resources. | read
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen