Wanna attend the Michael Jackson memorial? Here's how to get free tickets
Details of next Tuesday's public memorial for Michael Jackson in Los Angeles have finally been released by the owners of Staples Center.
Here's the scoop: 17,500 free tickets will be available to the general public. There also will be a free worldwide video feed. Just 11,000 tickets will be for seats inside Staples Center. The other 6,500 will be for seats in the adjacent Nokia Theatre, where fans will watch a simulcast, according to the Associated Press.
Still interested? Fans must register on the Web at Staplescenter.com. On Saturday evening, 8,750 names will be randomly selected to receive two tickets each. Notifications will go out on Sunday. Those selected will obtain their tickets via Ticketmaster on Monday.
(Yes, I've entered the drawing. Keep your fingers crossed. Debby Foreman, here I come!)
[AP photo of today's official announcement]