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Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 12/29/2010

Tickets to inaugural ball sold out

By Nikita R Stewart

Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray's inaugural ball is sold out.

As of 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, the ticket giveaway to the free Sunday night celebration -- featuring go-go godfather Chuck Brown and other local artists - was shut down at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

After slow distribution last week, media publicity and word-of-mouth prompted residents to line up for the tickets Tuesday and Wednesday.

About 10,000 guests are expected at the party, which will follow a long day that begins with a prayer and the swearing-in of Gray and other elected officials.

By Nikita R Stewart  | December 29, 2010; 11:27 AM ET
Categories:  Nikita Stewart  | Tags:  inaugural ball; vincent c. gray  
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I see why it's sold out Chuck there

Posted by: sunflower32u2 | December 29, 2010 1:44 PM | Report abuse

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