Fear Lives! Park Permit Reveals Rally Schedule

By Carissa DiMargo
|  Thursday, Oct 28, 2010  |  Updated 11:34 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Preparing the Mall for Sanity and/or Fear

Getty Images

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 24: Comedian Stephen Colbert reacts as he testifies during a hearing before the Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee September 24, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the needs of immigration agricultural workers for the farming industry. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

advertisement
Photos and Videos

Preparing the Mall for Sanity and/or Fear

Preparations were under way Thursday for Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's dueling rallies on the Mall.
More Photos and Videos

Just call it the Rally  to Keep Secrets Alive. Organizers for Saturday's Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rallies have been keeping the schedule tightly guarded.

Except for once, government transparency actually burns the Comedy Central stars. Oh snap, who saw that coming? The National Park Service made the event permit public, reports the Christian Science Monitor. Conveniently for the curious, that permit runs more than 60 pages.

The day begins at 10 a.m. with videos and music on the Jumbotron, and The Roots will perform at noon. Stewart is set to take the stage at 1:05, with Colbert to follow at 1:20 p.m.

The afternoon also includes performances by Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staple and Sheryl Crow, plus readings and the national anthem. At 2:40, the pre-taped Sanity and Fear Awards will air. You can see the complete schedule here.


Let's Go Around Town: Keep up with what's happening in the D.C. area anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Sign up for our e-mail newsletters and find out What You're Doing Tonight with texts delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text DCTONIGHT to 622339 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.) Don't forget our iPhone app!

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer
Join the Ride To Conquer Cancer, Sept. 13 Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out