Sexy leading man Idris Elba has been tapped to host the Inauguration Gala “Celebrating a Journey” in Washington DC on Jan. 19th.
Here is more from the press release:
The 2009 Inauguration Gala “Celebrating a Journey” is inauguration week’s most renowned and anticipated gala to come. “Celebrating a Journey” will be hosted by British born actor, DJ, producer, and music artist Idris Elba [Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little Girls, HBO series The “Wire”, and 2009 upcoming thriller film “Obsessed” featuring Beyonce Knowles]. This pinnacle black tie affair will galvanize some of America’s most prominent individuals across an array of industries including media, entertainment, politics and business, in celebration of the “journey” we’ve made, while concurrently celebrating and commemorating the historical induction President-Elect Barack Obama, and Vice-President Elect Joe Bidden.
The “Celebrating a Journey” Inauguration Gala will be held on January 19th, 2009 in the prestigious Galleria at Lafayette Center located at 1155 21st Street NW, Washington DC, 20036. The official “Celebrating a Journey” inauguration gala will commence with a VIP reception at 8PM with celebrity guests expected to hit the red carpet prior to the reception, followed by opening ceremony presided by the well respected actress, director and producer, Mrs. Mary Major [Executive Producer of “Quiet on the Set”, Producer of BET – “The Q Factor”] as “Mistress of Ceremony.” This event will have wonderful live performance, tasteful fine dining, and networking.
Tickets can be purchased online at on the gala’s official website at www.celebratingajourney.com. Platinum admissions: $500; Gold admissions $300; General admissions $200. Click here for the event flier.