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A critical reading of LePage’s inaugural address

Governor Paul LePage's inaugural address was fairly short, and was filled with rhetoric much like that from his campaign.
Starting points
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 14, 2011

Photo Slideshow: Governor Deval Patrick's 2nd Inauguration

Inauguration isn't just a relatively thrilling circus that the Statehouse hosts once every four years. It's also the most superficial and elaborate production that the...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 07, 2011

Rabble-rousers, re-enactors, and the New World Order

Charles Picerno, a disheveled rabble-rouser, stands at the back of the crowd while Lincoln Chafee is inaugurated as the state's 58th governor.
The Inauguration
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  January 07, 2011

Obama's year two to-do's

This week marks the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's inauguration. Can you believe it?
What Have You Done for Me Lately Dept.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 22, 2010

Anniversaries and other occasions

Anniversaries, however fabricated, can still be useful. This year commemorates the 200th birthday of Felix Mendelssohn, the 150th birthday of Victor Herbert (both recently celebrated with intensive "orgies" on WHRB), the 200th anniversary of Haydn's dea
Masur's Mendelssohn, Orfeos from Norrington and Levine, the Discovery Ensemble, and the Inauguration 'performance'
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  January 27, 2009

President Obama

In retrospect, it all seems of a piece: suitably fitting, almost ordained.
The trek ahead
By EDITORIAL  |  January 21, 2009

Cool, New Obama T-Shirt Designs

Cool, New Obama T-Shirt Designs

How can you question Obama's ideas on how to fix the economy when the man is already doing it withou...
By webteam  |  January 21, 2009

Kanye, Beyonce and Sting Had Their Inaugural Balls Out Yesterday

After a calm Obama took the oath and the near-hysteric crowds had dispersed, inaugural balls we...
By webteam  |  January 21, 2009
You knew this had to happen, right?

You knew this had to happen, right?

Buy one here, if you must.Pictured: "Determined Chia Obama." Also available: "Happy Chia Obama!"...
By Mike Miliard  |  January 21, 2009
Change has come to

Change has come to

As Barack Obama took the oath of office, some IT guy was hustling to launch the new White House web...
By b.pena  |  January 20, 2009

Inauguration: Live from DC

Chris Faraone is on the ground in D.C. with the latest on the questionable floats, the massive ...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  January 20, 2009

D.C. Dispatch 1 – Gearing, Cheering, and Beering up for Inauguration

D.C. Dispatch 1 – Gearing, Cheering, and Beering up for Inauguration

I’m ransacking my apartment for vitals needed on this inaugural whistle-stop shimmy down to Washington. This sort of rogue day-and-a-half accommodation-less adventure mostly just calls...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 18, 2009

Inauguration Day Round-up

Most people round these parts will be celebrating President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20. But, even those rare local GOPs who are mourning the loss of a Republican administration will be looking for a good time.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 15, 2009

Red, white, and blue balls: Bringing the party to the people

Are there any jobs on Earth more virile-sounding than commander in chief?
A history of our Inaugural West Swingers and White House Hoedowns
By KARA BASKIN  |  January 14, 2009

Capital cash

A well-connected Rhode Island couple has donated $100,000 for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Weiners donate $100K for Obama's inauguration
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  January 07, 2009