You don’t have to be a star in Hollywood to get all dressed up for the Oscars. Whether you’re throwing your own Oscar watching party or looking to strut the red carpet, here’s the skinny on where you can go to watch the Oscars.
Where: Studio Movie Grill Dallas, Royal Lane and Central Expressway
When: Doors open at 6PM, Oscars start at 7PM.
This is the OFFICIAL Oscar watching party for Dallas! It’s one of 49 parties sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (as in The Academy) that will be going on across the country Sunday night. It benefits the USA Film Festival’s KidFilm Outreach Program.
This is sure to be a fabulous night of glitz, glamor, and PJs? Yes, PJs! You can strut down the red carpet in your finest dress, suit, or your coziest PJs. Enjoy Sofia sparkling wine for Francis Ford Coppola’s wine collection and special desserts from Wolfgang Puck. Tickets are $45-$75; to get you tickets contact the USA Film Festival by calling 214-821-6300, email firstname.lastname@example.org (put “Oscar invitation” in the subject line, or through the website usafilmfestival.com.
Where: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
When: Doors at 6PM, Oscars at 7PM.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, DFW.com, and the Lone Star Film Society have come together to bring the glitz and glamor of Hollywood to Fort Worth. You can strut the red carpet and get the celebrity treatment by DFW.com’s “paparazzi.” There will be prizes for the best Oscar-inspired costumes. It’s a free event, so get there early to get a good seat!
Where: Angelika Film Center, Mockingbird Station, Dallas
When: Red Carpet at 5:30PM, Oscars at 7PM
Once again the Angelika is rolling out their red carpet for the Oscars. Get all gussied up in your finest and head to Mockingbird Station to watch the Oscars on the big screen. It’s a free event, or else someone will be filling your seat.
Where: Texas Theatre, 231 W Jefferson Blvd in Oak Cliff, Dallas
The historic Texas Theatre will be showing the Oscars on the big screen. There will be drink specials all night. Enter the Pick the Winners poll for $3; the winner will come away with 2 free badges for the 2012 Oak Cliff Film Festival.
Where: J. Black’s Feel Good Lounge, 2409 N Henderson, Dallas
Reserve a table for this swanky Oscar affair! There will be a red carpet and Oscar Bingo with fabulous prizes! Enjoy champagne and popcorn throughout the evening.