Saturday, January 17, 2009

350 New Orleans will get Imax view of inauguration

NEW ORLEANS - Hundreds of students and some seniors will get a larger-than-life view of Barack Obama's inauguration as president on Tuesday.

Audubon Zoo spokeswoman Sarah Burnett says WLAE-TV is providing a live feed to the 75-foot-wide, five-story-tall Imax screen at the Aquarium of the Americas.

In addition to the Metairie Senior Citizens Center, five public and private schools and UNO's international exchange student program are participating.

The local students are from George Cox, Warren Easton and McDonough ‥15 elementary schools, the Learning Unlimited Christian Academy, and the Science and Math Charter Academy.

Burnett says all 354 seats are taken.



L.B. on January 17, 2009 at 2:19 PM said...

Wow, watching the inuguration on Tuesday will be amazing in itself but I would love to see it in IMAX

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