Beacon Salon Speaker Series

Beacon Salon - Speaker Series
Please note: Salon Speaker Series events will be virtual until further notice. However, virtual events will be broadcast live on LakeFront TV. You can watch LakeFrontTV on Xfinity channel 22, Prism 21 (HD1021) and Spectrum 497. Or you can stream the show on LakeFront TV’s web site or via Apple TV and Roku through the free CableCast App. Download the app and search for “LakeFront TV.”

Salon Speaker Series - Byron Motley

Byron Motley

August 27, 2020 at 7 p.m.
The Negro Baseball Leagues: An American Legacy

Salon Speaker Series - Garrett Graff

Garrett M. Graff

September 15, 2020 at 7 p.m.
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11

Salon Speaker Series - Glenn "Marty" Stein

Glenn “Marty” Stein

October 13, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Recollections of an Editorial Cartoonist

Salon Speaker Series - Flying Horse Jazz Band

Flying Horse Jazz Band

Genius + Soul: The Flying Horse Jazz Band Plays Ray Charles

Salon Speaker Series - Dr. Elizabeth Yuko

Dr. Elizabeth Yuko

December 3, 2019 at 7 p.m.
The Ethics of Humanity: From Reality Shows to the ‘Golden Girls’

Salon Speaker Series - Brad Kuhn

Brad Kuhn

January 26, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Dirty Work: The untold story of the secret mission to steal back TWA Flight 847 from Hezbollah

Salon Speaker Series - Dr. Christina Proenza-Coles

Dr. Christina Proenza-Coles

February 23, 2021 at 7 p.m.
American Founders: How People of African Descent Established Freedom in the New World

Salon Speaker Series - Brendan Byrne

Brendan Byrne

March 2, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Are we there yet? How close are we to living on other planets?

Salon Speaker Series - Core Ensemble

The Core Ensemble

April 21, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Tres Vidas

About the Speaker Series
The Beacon Salon Speaker Series brings in speakers, educators, authors, and entertainers to educate, edify, and entertain. Our speakers explore Florida history, literature and the arts, popular culture, science, politics, and more. We hope you’ll join us — all presentations are currently virtual.

Support the Series
Beacon Salon Speaker Series events are free and open to the public, however, donations are welcome to help defray the cost of speaker fees, catering, travel/lodging/transportation for out-of-town speakers, and venue costs. Sponsorships also are available for the entire series or individual events. To make a donation or to inquire about sponsorships, please contact

Be a Presenter
For speakers interested in presenting, please use our Beacon Salon Series Submission form.