Credit: Darrow Montgomery

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Somehow, the mayoral kick-offs still won’t be done after Vince Gray launches his campaign Saturday in Ward 8. Mayoral hopeful Vincent Orange circulated invites to his own campaign kick-off this morning, and LL has to admit that it sounds like a good time.

Orange is holding his announcement, billed as a “Black-Tie Gala Celebration,” at the Kellogg Conference Hotel on Jan. 19. The invitation promises jazz, a DJ, a “food display,” and “carving and ice cream stations.” Guests should have more than enough time to enjoy the goodies, with the party running from 6:30 p.m. to midnight.

Orange is no stranger to feting his mayoral ambitions in ballrooms. Prepping for an unsuccessful 2006 mayoral run, Orange invited 500 guests to the Mandarin Oriental to watch a 10-minute video on his life.

Orange’s invite after the jump

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Photo by Darrow Montgomery