Inauguration Images–Whether you’re heading to our nation’s capitol, Washington, D.C., for the historic festivities surrounding the Inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack H. Obama, or staying right here in Chicago next week, there’ll be a plethora of activities going on in both cities to satisfy your celebratory soul. Look for Teesee in D.C. I wouldn’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience for the world!
And more – The Bronzeville AER (arts, entertainment and retail) salutes Barack “A Man of Change” Obama (also on Tuesday) at a $50 per person Inaugural Ball, beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing 'til 10 p.m., at Bronzeville Black Metropolis, 4455 S. King Dr., (inside the Parkway Ballroom). Hosts: Clifford Rome (Parkway Ballroom and Rome’s Joy Catering), Darryl Petty (Blu 47), Bryant Johnson (Steelelife Gallery), Norm Bolden (Room 43), Andre and Frances Guichard and Stephen Mitchell (Gallery Guichard) and Faye Edwards (faiE African Art). RSVP required! Call the Parkway Ballroom, (773) 373- 4320. Online tickets: www.bronzevilleaer-eventbrite.com. On tap: Grey Goose cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Black tie: optional!
Earlier on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Inner City Entertainment Theaters, 210 W. 87th St., will present a free screening of the Obama inauguration live on its big screens, hosted by ICE president, Alicia Starks. Participate in a post-film discussion and shop the ICE marketplace for Obama merchandise (books, posters, t-shirts, etc.) until 2 p.m. “We’re committed to making as many screens available as needed for this historic event,” Starks says. Vendors are encouraged to participate at no charge. ICE will provide a table, chairs and linen. Respond ASAP as a vendor or as a guest: (773) 892-3204, astarks@icetheaters. com or www.icetheaters.com.
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