American Dream Inaugural Ball: Party with Jay Z as he throws his own inaugural ball at Love. Although there's no word on whether Jay Z will perform, there may be a good chance of Mrs. Jay Z attending. Black-tie optional. $50 general, $150 VIP. Doors open at 8 p.m. 1315 Okie St. NE. Call 202-636-9030 for more information.
DJ Dredd at Black Cat: Don't have the cash to hang with the celebs? At least you can always dance to their big hits at Black Cat. DJ Dredd presents Prince vs. Madonna vs. Michael Jackson. Tickets are $12 and the dance party begins at 9:30 p.m. Black Cat. 1811 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html.
From the Vaults: Get in the inauguration mood by watching historic footage. Today features films of the inauguration events from Ford, Carter, and Reagan. 12 p.m. in the William G. McGowan Theatre at the National Archives. Constitution Ave and 7th St., Washington, D.C.
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