Friday, January 14, 2005

Anti-Bush inaugural bashes to abound - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics

Anti-Bush inaugural bashes to abound - Loyal Republicans, esteemed statesmen, satin-wrapped ladies and country music luminaries have their place in the spectrum of inaugural festivities.
But so do guerrilla poets, die-hard Democrats, punk rockers, hip-hop artists, disc jockeys and assorted noisemakers who will people alternative celebrations to mark President Bush's second term in office.
At last count, there were about 60 events emphasizing the political cachet of the more creative variety, according to Counter-Inaugural 2005, a District-based group that is publicizing the poetry readings, ersatz proms and street theater of "J20" — alternative patois for Jan. 20.


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