Where in LA to Watch Obama's Acceptance Speech
The stage is set for Barack Obama to accept the Democratic Party nomination for president | Photo by Rocky Mountain News via flickr.
Unless you've been living underground or roaming the state trying to start fires, you're well aware that tonight Barack Obama will finally accept the nomination as the Democratic candidate for President of the United States after 19 months of campaigning. He'll do so at the 50-yard-line of the elaborately decked-out Mile High stadium (or Invesco Field, or where the Broncos play) in Denver, before 80,000 people.
The word of the evening will undoubtedly be historic (if not ridiculous) as the likes of Stevie Wonder, will.i.am, Olympian Shawn Johnson, and Michael McDonald will grace the stage sandwiched by the likes of Al Gore, Bill Richardson, and a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who delievered his "I Have a Dream" speech on this day 40 years ago (see the full schedule -- in Denver time -- here).
UPDATE: The link on the map is outdated -- if you're still looking for a place to watch Obama's speech in a festive atmosphere, try Generation Obama's shindig at Cinespace.
Click here to view the interactive version of this map of events posted at My.BarackObama.com.