This weekend A-Listers will be busy party-hopping in Hollywood in honor of Sunday’s Oscars Ceremony. Below is a list of planned events, and their locations, where the world’s biggest celebs will be celebrating:
Friday, Feb. 24
19th ANNUAL MMPA STUDENT FILMMAKERS SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON AND AWARDS
The Multicultural Motion Picture Association will recognize the seven student filmmaker finalists. Octavia Spencer is expected to attend.
WOMEN IN FILM
A cocktail reception for the female nominees at the 5th anniversary, hosted by Cathy Schulman (President of WIF) and Gwyneth Paltrow.
CHARLES FINCH & CHANEL
A pre-Oscar dinner
Barbara Hays’ Hancock Park residence
Reception for the British nominees.
WARNER BROS. PARTY
A private soiree for their nominees.
VANITY FAIR AND RICHARD MILLE
A toast to Martin Scorsese and the Film Foundation.
Ari Emmanuel’s Brentwood home
Set in a tent outside the super-agent’s home, Rooney Mara, Jonah Hill, Octavia Spencer and Martin Scorsese are expected.
Bryan Lourd’s Beverly Hills home
Studio execs mingle with CAA clients such as George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Brad Pitt.
Jim Berkus’ Beverly Hills home
Jim Berkus and Tracey Jacobs host. Expect clients such as Johnny Depp, the Coen brothers, Kristen Wiig to stop in.
Saturday, Feb. 25
SONY PICTURES CLASSICS
A private party for the specialty label’s nominees.
AMPAS IN THE ACADEMY LOBBY: A SYMPOSIUM FOR THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM DIRECTOR NOMINEES
The Academy lobby
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION BRUNCH
A brunch honoring the animation and visual effects nominees.
THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS
Private Beverly Hills house
The society hosts it’s annual afternoon reception for the music nominees.
INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS
In a tent adjacent to the beach in south Santa Monica
The daytime party is a host to indie film actors from across the map. The laid-back event doesn’t require black-tie get-ups or formal seating.
THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
Expect The Weinstein Company’s nominees — Jean Dujardin, Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Kenneth Brannagh – to attend.
THE NIGHT BEFORE
Beverly Hills Hotel
The A-list event also raises money for the Motion Picture and Television Fund.
Sunday, Feb. 26
Upstairs from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland
The Academy’s official after-party for 1,500 guests. Look for a more laid-back atmosphere this year, as table seating will be replaced with couches and lounging areas.
Sunset Tower Hotel
East coast media schmoozes with West Coast industry execs.
ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION VIEWING PARTY
City of West Hollywood Park
Cat Cora is cooking up the five-course meal at the 20th anniversary of the musician’s party. Foster the People will perform.
A private viewing party, sans photographers, for 250 guests.
NIGHT OF 100 STARS
Beverly Hills Hotel
The 20-year-old dinner celebrates Old Hollywood (guests expected this year–Tom Sizemore, Anne Heche, Ron Perlman, Vincent Pastore, Toni Braxton, Billie Burke (Twilight), Ed Lauter (The Artist), James Tupper, Jennie Garth, Gary Marshall, Marisol Nicole, Richard Dreyfuss.
MAXIM PRIVATE PARTY
A residence above Sunset Boulevard
Ludacris is performing at the late-night event.
Guy Oseary’s house at Coldwater Canyon near Mulholland Dr.
Madonna and talent manager Oseary host. Promises to be a big event with even bigger names. Will Demi Moore attend? Stay tuned.
BRENT BOLTHOUSE AND RELATIVITY’S RYAN KAVANAUGH LATE-NIGHT EVENT
Private Hollywood Hills home
The nightlife impresario and the Relativity execs party that starts at 11 pm.