CSPAN has compiled a list of publicly known attendees on Twitter so we can follow along all the action without actually being there.
You can subscribe to the list so you get tweets and photos from the guests in attendance. Given that White House Dinner Attendees is now trending on Twitter. In a way this is the new frontier of journalism, where actual journalists are no longer reporting current events but are more curators of events being reported by those who are currently experiencing it.
CSPAN is currently showing Eric Cantor describe Captain Pat Horan for why he was awarded the CURE Heros epilepsy award, but Twitter is focused on which celebrity is hanging out with whom.