As usual, the week leading up to the Oscars is packed with parties and events celebrating the year’s nominated films. Here’s a look and when and where the stars will be celebrating the Academy Awards in Los Angeles this week:
Tuesday, February 21
19th Annual Costume Designer Guild Awards
Location: Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills
Details: Lauding the nominees across TV and film including but not limited to La La Land, Lion, Captain Fantastic, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, and Nocturnal Animals. Honorees include costume designer Jeffrey Kurland being lauded with the Career Achievement Award, Meryl Streep with the Distinguished Collaborator Award, and illustrator and costume designer Lois DeArmond with the Distinguished Service Award.
Vanity Fair and L’Oréal Paris Celebrate Young Hollywood
Details: Vanity Fair executive West Coast editor Krista Smith and Dakota Johnson host Vanity Fair and L’Oréal Paris’ toast to Young Hollywood in support of The Roar Foundation Shambala Preserve. Invitation-only event.
Wednesday, February 22
Vanity Fair and Barneys New York Dinner Celebrating La La Land
Location: Chateau Marmont
Details: Vanity Fair, Barneys New York and Lionsgate host an intimate dinner at the Chateau Marmont to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union, to celebrate the success of the $300M record-breaking film La La Land.
Global Green USA’s Annual Pre-Oscar Party
Location: TAO Los Angeles, 6421 Selma Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Details: This year’s event honors the concerned citizens to Stand with Standing Rock and celebrates their heroic leadership of Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council Chairman David Archambault II, and other environmental leaders working to protect the people, places and planet in need. Over 300 guests will be in attendance including Matt Walsh, Ed Begley, Jr., Orlando Bloom, Sebastian Copeland, Maggie Grace, Jesse Jackson, Ed O’Neill, Oliver Stone, Cody Simpson, Estelle, and Taylor Dayne.
Russell Simmons’ All Def Movie Awards
Location: Belasco Theatre, 1050 Hill St., LA
Thursday, February 23
BOVET 1822 & Artists for Peace and Justice Present ‘Songs From The Cinema’ Benefit
Location: Fairfax Ave. venue TBA
Details: Paul Haggis’ charity Artists for Peace and Justice and Bovet 1822 are hosting this event. Jackson Browne is curating the concert benefit featuring performances of songs from iconic movies, performed by Jeff Bridges, Rita Wilson, Jack Black, Moby and more.
A24’s pre-Oscar party
Location: Sunset Tower Hotel, 8358 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: Distributor will privately celebrate their Oscar nominees 20th Century Women, Moonlight and The Lobster.
Vanity Fair and Lancôme Toast To Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue
Oscar Wilde Pre-Academy Awards Event
Location:J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot in Santa Monica
Details: Loving best actress Oscar nominee Ruth Negga, Caitriona Balfe, Glen Hansard, Zachary Quinto, and Martin Short will be honored. Presenters: Chris Pine (to Zachary Quinto) and Catherine O’Hara (to Martin Short). Why you don’t want to miss it: Abrams will emcee, Hansard will perform. Guests will raise a pint in support of the non-profit US-Ireland Alliance.
Dolby’s Oscar Nominee Party
Location: The London, 1020 N. San Vincente, West Hollywood
Details: Celebrating the 29 Oscar nominees in sound and cinematography this year.
Cadillac Celebrates the 89th Annual Academy Awards
Location: Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles
Details: Cadillac is a sponsor of this year’s Oscars. Tony Schubert of Event Eleven is designing and producing the event. Last year’s guest list included Oscar nominee Arthur Max (Production Design, The Martian) along with Christoph Waltz, Joanne Froggatt, Allison Janney, Kate Walsh, Andrew Rannells, Kelly Rowland, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell, Abigail Spencer, Samantha Barks, Jack Fox, Kim Raver, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Paul Wesley. Select guests will also be chauffeured to the event in the Cadillac CT6.
Friday, February 24
54th ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon
Location: Beverly Hilton, International Ballroom, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills
Details: DreamWorks Media Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive The Lifetime Achievement Award, Denzel Washington is the Motion Picture Showman of the Year, Ryan Murphy will be lauded as Television Showman of the Year, and the President’s Award goes to BWR co-founder Nanci Ryder. Lunch is at 12, awards at 12:30pm.
United Voices Rally
Location: Outside UTA Headquarters, 9336 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
Details: In lieu of its annual Oscar party, United Talent Agency is hosting a rally outside its L.A. headquarters. The gathering – “United Voices” – aims to express the creative community’s growing concern with anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States and its potential chilling effect on the global exchange of ideas and freedom of expression. UTA is donating $250K to the American Civil Liberties Union and the International Rescue Committee. UTA’s client Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, who is nominated again in the foreign language film category with The Salesman, has announced he will forgo the trip to the U.S. for the ceremony due to the proposed U.S. travel ban upon seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Vanity Fair and Genesis Party To Celebrate Hidden Figures
Details:Vanity Fair and luxury car company, Genesis, will host an exclusive party to celebrate Fox’s three-time Oscar winner.
British Consul General Chris O’Connor Hosts Film Is Great Reception
Location: Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Pl., West Hollywood
Details: The British Consul General hosts a soiree that celebrates the British nominees at the 89th Oscars and the U.K.’s great contribution to the film industry. chef Gordon Ramsay OBE provides the special menu. British Airways is the evening’s partner with cocktails provided by Berry Bros Rudd and Ridgeview Wines.
10th Annual Women in Film (WIF) Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party
Location: Nightingale Plaza
Details: Hosted by Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson and Oscar-winning producer and WIF, LA President, Cathy Schulman, this event is presented by Max Mara and BMW, with additional support by Stella Artois. The evening celebrates all 46 women in front of and behind the camera, who have been nominated this year.
Screen Australia and Australians in Film’s Oscar Nominee Reception
Location: Four Seasons, Beverly Hills
The 20th Annual Impact Awards Gala
Location: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire
Details:Celebrating the positive portrayals of Latinos in the media. Roberto Orci and Karla Souza being honored with Norman Lear presenting.
WME Pre-Oscar party
Location: Private residence
Saturday, February 25
32st Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards
Location: Tent on the Santa Monica Beach
Details: Be sure to wear an extra pair of underwear, because the riotous Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are hosting.
7TH Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel
Location: UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall
Details: This year’s panelists include three 2017 Oscar nominees, Consolata Boyle (Florence Foster Jenkins), Madeline Fontaine (Jackie) and Mary Zophres (La La Land) as well as distinguished costume designers Erin Benach (Loving), Sharen Davis (Fences) and Arianne Phillips (Nocturnal Animals). Presented by Swarovski.
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Champagne reception
Location:Eveleigh, 8752 Sunset Blvd,
Details: Hosted in conjunction with the AMPAS music branch, ASCAP, BMI and SESAC, this post-Indie Spirits event lauds this year’s music nominees.
11th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel
Location: Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: The Art Director Guild’s past president Thomas A. Walsh and SDSA member Jan Pascale will moderate the discussion with the design teams from Arrival, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, La La Land, Passengers, and Hail, Caesar! Event is free to the public.
Motion Picture and Television Fund’s 15th Annual The Night Before
Location: The Fox Lot
Details: Fundraiser to support MPTF in providing social services, financial assistance, a renowned retirement community and innovative programs for seniors and those who care for them. A star-studded host committee, Oscar nominees, and presenters in attendance.
ICM Partners Oscar Party
Location: private residence
Sunday, February 26
Amazon Studio’s Oscar Viewing & After-Party
Location: Delilah, 7969 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
Vanity Fair Oscar Party
Location: Annenberg Center at 9390 North Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills
The Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 24th Annual Oscar Viewing Party
Location: West Hollywood Park
Details: Guest lists includes but not limited to Oscar nominee and event chair Mahershala Ali, Tim and Jane Allen, Jim Carrey, Michael Douglas, Ava DuVernay, Caitlyn Jenner, Quincy Jones, Heidi Klum, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Elvis Costello, Lea Michele, Katy Perry, Tyler Perry, Zoë Saldana, Kevin Spacey, Britney Spears, Sharon Stone, Steven Tyler, and Denzel and Pauletta Washington.
Mercedes Benz Viewing Party with ICON MANN
Location: Four Seasons, Beverly Hills
Details: Celebrating African Americans in film from all sectors of the industry.
The Piper-Heidsieck Viewing Party Hosted By Terlato Wines
Location: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: FYI, Piper will be the only champagne poured at the Academy Awards and the Governors Ball for the third year running and this is their official viewing party.
The 89th Academy Awards
Location: Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles
The 89th Oscars Governors Ball
Location:Ray Dolby Ballroom, top of Hollywood & Highland
Details: This year’s theme is “magical transformation” with guests entering into a tricolor motif of gold and red on an infinite blanket of white. Chef Wolfgang Puck returns for his 23rd consecutive year with 50 imaginative dishes. Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, costume designer of such titles as Inception, Ghostbusters, Hannah and Her Sisters and his Oscar-nominated Bullets Over Broadway, will preside for the eighth year as Governors Ball Chair, overseeing the menu, entertainment and decor. Cheryl Cecchetto is also the event’s producer.
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