January and February are Hollywood’s Awards season with the People’s Choice Awards, Golden Globes, Screen Actors’ Guild Awards, the Grammys and the Oscars. These awards ceremonies are held in several different locations in Los Angeles, including the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the Nokia Theatre, the Staples Center and the Kodak Theatre. In preparation for Oscar Night (February 26), many theaters in Hollywood are screening the nominees during the next two weeks. Read below for descriptions of Oscar related events happening this week in Hollywood!
Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2012: Animated & Live, until February 23, multiple screenings
Landmark Nuart Theatre, West Hollywood
The Nuart Theare is screening the hard-to-find Oscar nominated short films so that you can see them before awards night! Show times start at noon and go until 9:40pm. Tickets are $8.50 to $10.50. To buy tickets, click on the link above.
Red Carpet Memories, February 10, 11, 17, 18 & 19, Friday & Saturday 8:30pm, Sundays at 8pm
The Coterie @ The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
Celebrate awards season by coming to a concert event featuring all Academy Award-nominated songs next door to the Oscars! Music from Fred & Ginger, Judy Garland, FAME and much more will be played. Tickets are $10-$30 depending on seating. A two item minimum applies for each dining room ticket and one minimum for standing room ticket.
Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts of 2011, February 17, 7:30pm
This screening is sold out on Fandango, but there are still tickets on sale at the Box Office. The American Cinematheque is screening four of the Oscar nominated documentary shorts in a 130 minute presentation. Shorts that will be presented include “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blosson,” “Incident in New Baghdad,” “Saving Face” and “The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement.” General admission is $11, and $7 for Cinematheque members. Students and seniors with valid ID can watch for $9. To buy tickets, visit the Box Office at the Egyptian Theatre.
KPCC 89.3 FM’s “Film Week” Oscar Preview, February 19, 1pm
FilmWeek on AirTalk will record its annual Oscar Preview in front of a live audience in Hollywood. Host Larry Mantle, will be joined by writers and speakers from the L.A.Times, Boxoffice.com, USA Today, Amazon.com and many more to discuss the Oscars one week before they air.
Buy your tickets today to gear up for the Oscars next week!