Articles tagged inauguration

27 Jan 2009 // 2:35 AM

(Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/MCT) WASHINGTON - For many young Americans, there was nothing special about watching President Barack Obama on the dance floor, bumping

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The Big Shoulders Ball: Celebrating the Inauguration, Chicago Style

A busload of Chicago's best and brightest independent musicians storm the nation's capital on the eve of the Presidential inauguration and a former Chicagoan turned Washingtonian discovers that maybe you can transport the spirit of the Windy City -- if only for one night.

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26 Jan 2009 // 4:53 AM

Waiting for inauguration inspiration to kick in already

I was as excitedly caught up in the inauguration of Barack Obama as any other hopeful American - enough so that I found myself watching

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20 Jan 2009 // 1:35 AM

When Barack Obama steps forward Tuesday to become the 44th president of the United States, it will be a momentous event for bunches of reasons,

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Social network that lifted Obama’s campaign set to chronicle his inauguration

“I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear (Facebook status update here) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, (Twitter

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19 Jan 2009 // 2:08 AM

Celebrities fete Obama

WASHINGTON - It was a day that combined high-minded political rhetoric with the very best of pop culture. Tens of thousands of citizens, a throng

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19 Jan 2009 // 1:45 AM

As the nation celebrates the inauguration of its 44th president, there will be no shortage of megawatt star power in Washington. Beyonce, Jay-Z, Denzel Washington,

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18 Jan 2009 // 5:22 AM

Hot ticket: Obama memorabilia sets record for inaugural bling

WASHNGTON - Barack Obama inaugural souvenirs are selling at three times the rate of the previous record holder, Bill Clinton, according to vendor Jim Warlick,

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18 Jan 2009 // 2:51 AM

Just try to get away from television coverage of the inauguration

It is estimated that 2 million to 3 million people will throng to Washington for the inauguration of our 44th president on Tuesday. Half of those, apparently,

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8 Jan 2009 // 5:20 AM

HBO has secured rights to the opening ceremony of the inauguration ceremonies from the Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 18. Both President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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