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Oakland Salutes Kamala Harris: Virtual Inauguration Ball & Hometown Celebration

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Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE


The Oakland Symphony is proud to present Oakland Salutes, The City’s Commemorative Virtual Inauguration Ball celebrating its very own Madame Vice President-Elect Kamala D. Harris.

Oakland Salutes is free and will premiere on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 3:00pm PST/6:00pm EST from OaklandSymphony.org. The show will then be made available On Demand.

Born in Oakland, Kamala D. Harris will be sworn in as the 49th Vice President of the United States on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The pandemic is keeping all of us from gathering in Washington, DC and in other places, so the Oakland Symphony has produced a Virtual Inauguration Ball in order to celebrate this historic transition of power.

Curated by Oakland Symphony Conductor and Music Director Michael Morgan and hosted by Oakland Port Commissioner Michael Colbruno, Oakland Salutes is a free virtual event and features a collection of performances and words from members of the Oakland Arts Community.

The show includes a message Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf along with performances and contributions from the Oakland Symphony, Oakland Symphony Chorus, Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, Jazz Mafia, Tammy L. Hall, Tiffany Austin, Oaktown Jazz Workshop, Oakland Ballet Company’s Ashley Thopiah, Oakland Asian Cultural Center Artists Van-Anh Vo, Chitresh Das Institute and Leela Dance Collective, Shawnette Sulker, Emil Miland, Jerome Lenk, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Chorus, Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Greer Nakadegawa-Lee, Piedmont East Bay Children’s Chorus, Oakland Museum of California, The Great Wall Youth Orchestra, Bandaloop, Oakland Art Murmur, Oakland Youth Chorus, East Bay Family Defenders, Bananas, and League of Women Voters.

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Cost: FREE
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