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Inauguration Concert

Emanuel's Inauguration: Music, Service, And $50,000 Tickets

Posted 06.15.2011 | Chicago

Details emerged this week about the planned inauguration festivities for Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel. Turns out, he's looking for inauguration "co-chairs...

Change We Can Be Livin' In: Health Democracy in America

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Kisslinger

During the recent pre-inaugural concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Tom Hanks read the last words of Lincoln's Gettysburg address in a way I...

We're out of Milk!

Lucy Carrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lucy Carrigan

I missed the concert, so I wandered over towards the White House. I mosied through Lafayette Park and just soaked up the atmosphere, which was ... splendid. The energy was wonderful.

Lincoln Memorial Inauguration Concert: Info, Updates (AUDIO) (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES ... ***UPDATE 5:20PM*** After Obama's speech, Springsteen and Pete Seeger did an encore, reports the New York Times: Br...

The Audacity of the Presidential Inauguration Committee: or This Land is Whose Land?

Susan Brison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Brison

I was hoping that hearing Gene Robinson speak at the Inaugural Concert would return to me the joy I felt on election night, but the Presidential Inauguration Committee decided to sell the property rights to HBO.

We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Concert from the Lincoln Memorial

George Stevens, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Stevens, Jr.

We've produced a lot of shows but never one that came together this quickly -- or where everyone involved is so caught up with the privilege of being part of an occasion.