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Amy Goodman at Campbell Hall in 2004

Paul Wellman (file)

Amy Goodman at Campbell Hall in 2004


Amy Goodman Stopping Here

Popular Alt Journalist Promoting Book at La Casa Reception


Above:Goodman at UCSB’s Campbell Hall in 2004

Santa Barbara has been added to the stops on international journalist Amy Goodman’s book promotion tour. The popular host of the once-obscure public access television show Democracy Now! is scheduled to discuss Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times at Santa Barbara’s La Casa de La Raza on Friday, April 25.

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Paul Wellman (file)

The event includes a documentary short, a talk by Goodman, a book signing, an art exhibit featuring Santa Barbara artist Ray Cirerol, and a reception, with DJs and a cash bar. Co-author David Goodman, Amy’s brother, will be there too. It all takes place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at 601 E. Montecito Street, co-sponsored by Chaucer’s Books and the Santa Barbara Independent. The suggested donation for the non-profit fundraiser is $10.

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