When I moved to DC in May, I knew that Jan 20,2008 would be a momentous occasion. Little did I know that it would be the social event of the year. I’m incredibly fortunate to spend the weekend here in the nation’s capitol (even though, at times, I’d rather be on a plane to visit people far away from the insanity).
Let’s just say that celebrities are out in full force. A coworker of mine talked with Sarah Jessica Parker at the “Betrayed” play premiere at the Kennedy Center. George Clooney has been spotted in Georgetown. And, to top it all off, there is a MASSIVE free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, featuring Beyonce, Will.I.Am, and many others (U2 is even rumored to play as well).
So, in my attempt to document history, I’ll be updating as much as I possibly can. You can also follow me on Twitter (www.twitter.com/amylizmartin) to see where I am. Here’s my schedule thus far:
Tonight: Friend’s party in Eastern Market/ Capitol Hill area
Saturday: “day off” from Inauguration activities, but I’ll probably do a photo shoot day around the Mall.
Sunday: Lincoln Memorial Concert
Monday: Texas State Society’s Inaugural Ball (Denzel Washington and Marcia Cross from Desparate Housewives may be there. I’m not sure of their connection to TX, but who knows!)
Tuesday: Seats for the Swearing In and Parade.
Happy Inauguration weekend, everyone!
I’ll be following you! 🙂
Amy! Oh wow, I can’t believe you’re going to the Inagural Ball. I miss DC so fiercely, it’s unbelievable. I would just about kill to be there this weekend/next week. (Although, I talked to my friend Jeremy, and he was like “My fridge is stocked, I’ve got tons of Netflix, and I am not leaving my apartment until Wednesday.”) Tourists, ick.
Rumor has it, or not rumor, actually, but his website says, that John Mellencamp is playing the Lincoln Memorial concert, too!
Please, please, please do a post-inaguration update!
What an incredible opportunity to be a part of all the excitement! I’m so excited for you, baby girl!!! And can’t wait for a phone call with all the scoop…