Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Amy Goodman speaking in Sarasota and St. Petersburg following her RNC coverage

Progressive broadcast journalist, columnist and author Amy Goodman will be following up her coverage of the Republican National Convention in Tampa with community radio station-hosted appearances in Sarasota (WSLR) and St. Petersburg (WMNF) on Aug. 31.

Goodman will discuss her new book "The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope."

Goodman's show "Democracy Now!" has been one of the most popular shows on Tampa-based community radio station WMNF since 1994. The program airs on more than 1,000 public television and radio stations in 35 countries.

Details: Noon-1:30 p.m. Aug. 31, WSLR. 525 Kumquat Cort, Sarasota. Tickets: $10; $20 (with lunch). Information 941-894-6469 or

Details: 8 p.m. Aug. 31, The Palladium Theatre, 253 Fifth Ave.N., St. Petersburg. Tickets: $10 (advance), $15 (door), $80 (advance). Information: 727-822-3590 or;  813-238-8001 or

—Photo courtesy of WMNF.

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