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[More added 1/17--check the last slides] With bars open until 4am and politicos ready to party, there will be a lot going on to celebrate Obama's second Inauguration. Even if you missed out on the official ball tickets from the Presidential Inauguration Committee, there are still a lot of events you won't want to miss (in fact, most of the ones here will be better parties, period)! Balls come and go every 4 years, so pay attention to learn what's hot and what's not for 2013.
The Obamas and Bidens have been invited to basically all of the events listed here. They are only obligated to show up to the two official balls but just might pop in when you least expect them to...
Polish those monacles, y'all. One of New York's most fashionable art galas, The Frick Collection Young Fellows Ball, is almost upon us. If you couldn't score an invite, have no fear -- there's plenty more art to gawk at in this week's art roundup, including legendary photography by Mick Rock, Exit Art's closing exhibition, a film premiere by Liz Laser Magic, and more. More»
We've got the info on a new TV show about the White House, Meghan McCain in Playboy, and even a little info on Prince Harry. Find out what and who have been making social headlines in Washington recently: More»
Lord, why did You make it so hard to be Alex Rodriguez? You make him so irresistibly handsome that he can't even walk by a mirror without feeling compelled to kiss himself. You give him enough talent (and yes, steroids, but did You not invent those as well, Lord?) to be the greatest shortstop of all time, and then You make him move positions so some ancient, herpes-laden dinosaur can limp out the end of his career. And now we find out that he was involved in the infamous Tobey Maguire Hollywood high-stakes poker ring, and is possibly facing disciplinary action from Major League Baseball? Where does it end, Lord? More»
That's Layman, not Lehman.
We know our readers that have been holed up on Capitol Hill will skip this entry, but for our readers that have been acting like they know what's going on--you're welcome:
The U.S. Debt Ceiling is set at $14.294 trillion, which is the amount of debt the United States is allowed to carry to pay off bills. This is basically our country's credit card limit--except instead of credit cards, we issue bonds to citizens and institutions. We also borrow money from other countries, like China. China owns about one trillion dollars of our debt. How nice of them to spot us.
We officially hit this ceiling in May. As written by the Wall Street Journal, the Treasury has been using "stopgap measures" to keep paying bills, but will be totally out of money on August 2, although some analysts say we might be able to last until August 10. Ouch.
Saturday, May 25
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.