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Support Gunn Robotics and Laugh Till Your Sides Split

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja, Gunn High School, on May 6, 2009

Are you having the blues and looking to feel better about life?

Here's the perfect opportunity:

- Support the award-winning Gunn Robotics Team, a tremendous bunch of motivated students
- Good karma
- Laugh till it hurts
- Ticket cost minus $20 is a tax-deductible donation

The Capitol Steps
Two shows:
4pm, Sunday, May 17, 2009
7pm, Sunday, May 17, 2009

Spangenberg Theater, Gunn High School, Palo Alto, CA
Tickets: TicketWeb Web Link

This troupe of former Congressional staffers is sure to upset those right, left and center. Putting the "mock" in democracy, they leave no issue untouched with their own special brand of satirical humor. Tickets:

They're the best. There's no one like them, no one in their league.
Price: $35-$50
Age Suitability: Kids and up
Tags: theater, comedy, musical, benefit, politics, political satire, capitol steps

This troupe of former Congressional staffers is sure to upset those right, left and center. Putting the "mock" in democracy, they leave no issue untouched with their own special brand of satirical humor. Tickets: TicketWeb: Web Link

They're the best. There's no one like them, no one in their league.
Larry King, CNN

Here is a little bit more info on the Capitol Steps and you can find lots more, including their latest songs and show downloads at Web Link

Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded twenty-six albums, and appeared on "Good Morning America," the "Today Show." "20/20," "Entertainment Tonight," "Nightline," CNN's "Inside Politics," and dozens of times on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." and 4 times a year on Politics Takes a Holiday radio specials. They've performed for five U.S. Presidents (six if you include Hillary.)

Winner of the Washington Post Best Bets Readers' Choice Award for Best Live Theater 2005.

"I think I like it better when you make fun of Clinton ."
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich

Surgeon General's Warning:
"The Capitol Steps will cause your sides to split."
C. Everett Koop

The Capitol Steps is the only group in America that attempts to be funnier than the Congress! They monitor events and personalities on Capitol Hill, in the Oval Office, and in other centers of power and prestige around the world and then take a humorous look at serious issues while providing a nationwide laugh for millions.

This is a 3rd annual benefit for the Gunn Robotics Team and the cost of the ticket over $20 is a tax deductible donation.

Don't wait, the tickets are selling fast!

TicketWeb (Web Link) or
at the Gunn HS Student Activities Center:
Web Link

Or contact me via email: bhateja -at- yahoo -dot- com

Comments (1)

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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on May 6, 2009 at 1:06 pm

Nice to see that it isn't my imagination, we actually DID used to have a Surgeon General! ( I saw his name in the list of references above!!) Sarcasm leaks out everywhere nowadays, especially after hearing yet another news report concerning the Swine Flu that "health officials say..." ..and no names attributed, no Surgeon General yet!!!

This looks good, thanks for the link, and I love the Gunn Robotics team!


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