“Rally To Restore Sanity” Schedule Is Decided

October 30th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
national-mallOct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Rally To Restore Sanity” will be held today at 12 noon to 3 PM EST in Washington DC. The rally will be organized and hosted by the two ace comedians, Jon Stewart of Daily Show and Stephen Colbert of the Colbert Report, at the National Mall, between 3rd Street and 7th Street. The two places are also known as the East Seaton Park and Henry Park.

The “Rally To Restore Sanity” may be seen as an attempt by the two comedy Central Network comedians, to promote the Democrats for the upcoming mid term elections. The rally, which was initially taken up as nothing but a joke, has every potential to be a big affair. Some sources say that it can even be as bis as the Tea Party, if not bigger that that. It also might outshine the success of Glenn Beck’s recent “Rally to Restore Honor”. This rally will not just be about walking. It will be filled with several entertainments. The schedule says that “Rally To Restore Sanity” will start with a pre-show, that will continue till 1 PM. The Pre-show will consist of performances by The Roots. This would be followed by comedy warm up, and then finally, Video countdown and intros.

The main show will continue for two hours, from 1PM till 3, and will open with the National Anthem to be sung special musical guests, Jon Stewart will then welcome the crowd, followed by the entry of Stephen Colbert. It will also include Don Novello’s benediction, Poem reading by actor Sam Waterston, Performance by Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow, a Duo performance by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Some special guests have also been invited to perform and give brief statements, both live and through tapes. Sanity and Fear Awards would be conducted before concluding the rally with a final statements by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. The rally is expected to have more than thousand attendants.

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