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Live from Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention

First Lady Michelle Obama waves as she appears at the podium for a camera test on the stage at the Democratic National Convention inside Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012

Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press

Following last week's Republican convention, it's the Democrats turn. First Lady Michelle Obama kicks things off Tuesday night in Charlotte, N.C., where nearly 6,000 delegates and thousands more supporters and party officials are in attendance. The Globe is live-Tweeting the event.

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