Authors Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
To Speak following the airing of the 3rd Televised Presidential Debate
The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts at the Osher Marin JCC
Monday, Oct. 22, 2012
(Sept. 1, 2012 – SAN RAFAEL, Calif.) An evening of political awareness begins with the televised 3rd and final presidential debate live from Boca Raton, FL in the Hoytt Theater. Grab a light dinner from the Center’s Plaza J Café and bring it in to watch the debate with community.
After a brief intermission following the debate, four time New York Times bestselling author Amy Goodman of Democracy Now and co-author Denis Moynihan will discuss their new book “The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope”. Amy Goodman is the co-founder, executive producer and host of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on more than 900 public broadcast stations in North America, a syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author.
WHAT: Televised Presidential Debate followed by on-stage live conversation with Amy Goodman at The Kanbar Center @ the Osher Marin JCC.
WHO: All are invited. General Admission seating. Tickets $12 advance - $15 at the door. Some table seating available.
WHEN: Mon. Oct. 22 @ 6pm – televised debate
7:45 – Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan in conversation
Followed by meet & greet with book signing & sales
WHERE: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael.
PARKING: Ample FREE parking. Accessing the Osher Marin JCC from Highway 101 is effortless, 1/2 mile E off 101.
TICKETS: Available at http://www.marinjcc.org/arts
Books will be available for purchase on site from Book Passage
Presented in association with Book Passage & Community Media Center of Marin
This talk will be filmed/cameras present
MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Bolt ~ Director/Kanbar Center ~ 415.444.8081 ~ lbolt [at] marinjcc.org
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“Amy Goodman has taken investigative journalism to
new heights.” Noam Chomsky
“Amy Goodman is not afraid to speak truth to power.
She does it every day.” Susan Sarandon
“Crusading journalism at its best.” Arianna Huffington
“A towering progressive freedom fighter in the media and the world.” Dr. Cornel West
“What journalism should be: beholden to the interests of people, not power and profit.” Arundhati Roy
“Amy Goodman is a national treasure.” Tavis Smiley
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan began writing a weekly column, “Breaking the Sound Barrier,” for King Features Syndicate in 2006. This timely new sequel to Goodman’s New York Times bestseller of the same name gives voice to the many ordinary people standing up to corporate and government power—and refusing to be silent. The Silenced Majority pulls back the veil of corporate media reporting to dig deep into the politics of “climate apartheid,” the implications of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the movement to halt the execution of Troy Anthony Davis, and the globalization of dissent “From Tahrir Square to Liberty Plaza.” Throughout Goodman and Moynihan show the work of ordinary people to change their media—and change the world.
Amy Goodman is an award-winning investigative journalist and syndicated columnist, author and the host of Democracy Now! airing on more than 1,000 public television and radio stations in 35 countries. Goodman is the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ for “developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by the mainstream media.” The Independent of London named Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! “an inspiration”; pulsemedia.org placed Goodman at the top of their 20 Top Global Media Figures. Goodman is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including her latest, Breaking the Sound Barrier. She co-authored the first three bestsellers, Standing Up to the Madness, Static, and The Exception to the Rulers, with her brother, journalist David Goodman. For more information about Amy Goodman and Democracy Now!
It is the policy of the JCC not to endorse any political candidate
Kanbar Center Upcoming Events
11/11- Mill Valley Philharmonic
11/18- Yemen Blues
12/3- Blame Sally
12/16- New Century Chamber Orchestra
12/31- The Other Café Comedy Showcase New Year’s Eve Comedy Celebration
The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. For over 20 years we have spread the power of music, voice, humor, taste, culture, movement and words throughout the community by presenting classical music, club style dancing events, comedy, musical concerts, theater and performance in the grand Hoytt Theater, lectures. chats and demonstrations in the Kurland lounge and great world music & dancing for all ages outdoors under summer skies on Swig Field. All are welcome, no membership is required to attend. The Center is a long-standing Marin non- profit, centrally located in Marin County and just 1/4 mile east off Hwy 101