U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his first State of the Union speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill January 27, 2010, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images/Getty)

State of the Union Watch Party

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

7:30 PM

Come hang out with us before the main event for some pre-game fun with Brian Lehrer, host of WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show, On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone, and It’s A Free Country contributors from across the political spectrum. There will be State of the Union bingo, a play-a-pundit contest, a photo booth, and beer. Plus, a special performance from the Story Pirates featuring State of the Union speeches written by kids.

During the speech, add your comments to a special twitter stream using the hashtag #iafcsotu. Bring your laptop or twitter-enabled phone to join in. More details will be available on the night of the event.

Hosted by:

Brooke Gladstone and Brian Lehrer