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Guide to Obama Inauguration Events in Los Angeles

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There are a lot of events going on tomorrow morning (here's the inauguration schedule in PST) so below are some of the big ones and our picks. You can also find a lot of listings at the Presidential Inauguration Committee website and at, finds David Markland at MetBlogsLA. Wherever you are, enjoy the moments as you share it with millions of others around the world. Just remember for wherever you are, it all begins around 9 a.m., PST here on the West Coast with festivities beginning at 7 a.m. PST.

Best Big Screen Viewing
Nokia Plaza at LA Live (plus one inside ESPN Zone)

Best Museum Viewing
Japanese American National Museum

Best Mimosa Sipping Viewing
Downtown Independent

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Best Community College Viewing
The Eli & Edythe Broad Stage at Santa Monica College (seats about 500 people)

Best Church Screening
All Saints Church in Pasadena

Best Radio Hearing
KCRW 89.9 FM (from 3 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

Best University & Post-Discussion Viewing
Ground Zero Coffee House at USC (students only)

Best After Party
The Art of Change Inaugural Ball at the Mayan Theatre in downtown, $10, 7 p.m.. Music: DJ Motion Potion, The Mutaytor, and The Crystal Method. 21+, buy tix on website.