Time for Inauguration 2013! Live Streaming the Events

Check out this livestream view of the inauguration activities. The daylong list of activities is below.

From James Taylor singing "America the Beautiful!" to the U.S. Chief Justice administering the oath of office to President Barack Obama, here is the schedule of events via Reuters!

President Barack Obama will take part in a celebratory inauguration celebration today on the Capitol in Washington, D.C., to mark his second term in office.

Obama took the legal oath in a private ceremony on Sunday as it was the Constitutional date—Jan. 20—for him to take the oath of office. Following his speech, Obama will partake in a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.

The ceremony itself begins at 11:30 a.m., and you can watch the livestream provided by HuffPostLive or Yahoo and ABC News right here on Patch. The official theme for the 2013 inauguration is “Faith in America’s Future."

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will give the oath of office for Vice President Joe Biden while Justice John Roberts will give the oath of office for the president.

The day of inaugural events started early, with guests arriving at 9 a.m. Here is a guide to the main activities, starting at 10 EST.

10 a.m.

U.S. Marine Band performs

11:35 a.m.

Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, gives the invocation

11:38 a.m.

The Brooklyn (New York) Tabernacle Choir sings "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"

11:46 a.m.

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor administers the vice presidential oath of office

11:50 a.m.

Singer James Taylor performs "America the Beautiful"

11:55 a.m.

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts administers the presidential oath of office

11:56 a.m.

Trumpets perform "Ruffles and Flourishes" and the U.S. Marine Band performs "Hail to the Chief," followed by a 21-gun salute

12 p.m.

President Obama delivers the inaugural address

12:21 p.m.

Singer Kelly Clarkson performs "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)"

12:26 p.m.

Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco reads a poem

12:30 p.m.

Benediction is delivered by the Rev. Luis Leon

12:34 p.m.

Singer Beyonce sings the national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner"

12:39 p.m.

President Obama signs official documents. The Obamas then attend the inauguration luncheon at the Capitol with the Bidens

2:32 p.m.

Review of the troops

2:36 p.m.

The Obamas and Bidens begin the inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue

6 p.m.

Commander-in-chief's inaugural ball at the Washington Convention Center.

6:30 p.m.

Official Inaugural Ball, at the Washington Convention Center. The Obamas and Bidens are scheduled to attend.



National Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral attended by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden

(Reporting by Alistair Bell; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

paul January 21, 2013 at 05:27 PM
Any reason he could have just been a poet...... The rest is non sense.... "On January 8, 2013, he was named the inaugural poet for Barack Obama's second inauguration, the fifth person to play that role. He is the first immigrant, first Latino, and first gay person to be inaugural poet. He is also the youngest."
paul January 21, 2013 at 05:32 PM
Benediction is delivered by the Rev. Luis Leon http://www.christianpost.com/news/episcopal-gay-affirming-pastor-chosen-to-replace-louie-giglio-for-obama-benediction-88363/ Saint John's Church's is gay-affirming and blesses gay and lesbian unions, and has been attended both by President Obama and former President George W. Bush. After Passion City Church leader Louie Giglio decided to decline the invitation to lead the benediction due to protests against an anti-homosexuality sermon he preached 20 years ago, many had predicted that the minister chosen to replace him would be gay-affirming. Read more at http://global.christianpost.com/news/episcopal-gay-affirming-pastor-chosen-to-replace-louie-giglio-for-obama-benediction-88363/#rj7fpXl9JFDlvI9y.99 http://www.christianpost.com/news/louie-giglio-explains-withdrawal-from-inauguration-refuses-to-be-part-of-gay-debate-88041/
paul January 21, 2013 at 05:45 PM
We are screwed in this country...


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