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Mayor McGinn’s inaugural events Saturday

Greenwood resident and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn will give his inaugural address Saturday at City Hall, 600 5th Ave., in downtown Seattle. The day’s events include a City Hall Open House, a number of different musical acts and a circus arts performance, followed by an Inaugural Music Festival at the Showbox SODO.
Here’s Saturday’s schedule:
Main Lobby:

  • 1 p.m. Victor Noriega Trio, jazz piano inspired by Filipino folk music
  • 2 p.m. Recess Monkey, kiddie-pop rock for the young and young at heart
  • 3 p.m. Mayor McGinn’s inaugural address
  • 3:30 p.m. Seattle Symphony Brass Quintet, top brass perform classical and pops
  • 4:30 p.m. Quinton Morris, classical violinist with pianist Kevin Kaukl

Mayor’s Office, 7th Floor Lobby:

  • 1 p.m. Warren Chang, world-renowned master of the erhu (Chinese two-string fiddle)
  • 2 p.m. Quichua Mashis, Andean music performed by Quichua Indians of northern Ecuador
  • 3 p.m. Mayor McGinn’s inaugural address
  • 3:30 p.m. Northwest Tap Connection, modern and tap dance from Seattle’s brightest young artists

City Hall, 2nd Floor

  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Councilmembers’ offices will be open to the public

City Hall

  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Circus arts – acrobatics, juggling and stilt walking by performers from the former ensemble Circus Contraption

Public Art Tours of City Hall – Tours begin at 1:50 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the lobby’s fireplace behind the amber glass wall.
The Inaugural Music Festival, a free, all-ages event featuring Wheedle’s Groove, Hey Marseilles, Gabriel Teodros and headliners The Maldives, is at 8 p.m. at the Showbox SODO, 1700 1st Ave. S. A number of popular local food vendors will be parked outside.