Oscar Parties 2014: THR's Complete Guide
THR has the ultimate guide to the week's biggest events in Hollywood, including agency soirees, Madonna's after-party, and Vanity Fair's bash in its new location; the list will be updated as more events are confirmed.
From charity functions to stylish fashion and art soirees, The Hollywood Reporter presents the go-to guide of the all the star-filled and glamorous events leading up to the March 2 awards show.
Tuesday, February 25
Naomi Watts will host the brand's "Decade of Glamour" party at the Soho House Garden Terrace.
The Hollywood Reporter celebrates its style site with a party at The Ace Hotel in downtown L.A.
CalArts Art Benefit & Auction
The opening reception at Regen Projects in West Hollywood features works by artists such as John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha and is hosted by Louis Vuitton. Co-chairs include Sofia Coppola and Ed Ruscha.
ICON MANN Pre-Oscar POWER 50 Dinner
The annual dinner at the Peninsula Hotel will fete the top 50 Black Men impacting Philanthropy, including Lee Daniels, Ryan Coogler, Forest Whitaker and more.
Vanity Fair and Fiat Toast "Young Hollywood"
The event will take place at No Vacancy and be hosted by Chris Evans. It will support the Concord Youth Theatre, a nonprofit educational organization.
Wednesday, February 26
Global Green Pre-Oscar Party
The 11th annual event will take place at Avalon Hollywood to support and raise funds for the eco-conscious organization. Moby is set to perform, with a DJ set by The Crystal Method.
The Art of Elysium
The 7th annual charity auction, Pieces of Heaven, will take place at The Lab at Siren Studios.
7th Annual Toscars
The live event at the Egyptian Theatre, which parodies the Oscars (teams have 3 weeks to create spoofs of the best feature nominees), benefits UKares Foundation charity and is hosted by Glee’s Alex Newell.
Vanity Fair, Leon Max, and Benedikt Taschen Present The Annie Leibovitz Book Launch
The party at the Chateau Marmont will honor Annie Leibovitz’s new limited-edition, sumo-size Taschen book, Annie Leibovitz.
LoveGold Cocktail Party
Nominee Lupita Nyong’o will be feted at the Chateau Marmont by the jewelry line and guests such as Monica Potter and Liz Goldwyn.
Thursday, Feb. 27
Essence Magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon
This luncheon takes place at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The honorees are Lupita Nyong’o (Best Breakthrough Performance); Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs (Trailblazer Award) and filmmaker Ava DuVernay (Visionary Award).
100th Anniversary of the Little Tramp
Carmen and Dolores Chaplin will host the gala dinner at the Soho House sponsored by Jaeger-LeCoultre.
Larry Gagosian Art Show
The Beverly Hills gallery's longstanding Oscar week art opening spotlights Birds of the West Indies, an exhibition by Taryn Simon. Private dinner to follow.
Hollywood Domino Pre-Oscar Charity Gala
The 7th annual event, hosted by Paul Haggis and sponsored by Bovet watches, will take place at the Sunset Tower Hotel and support Haggis' charity Artist for Peace and Justice (which seeks to provide education and healthcare to communities in Haiti). Expected guests include Jon Hamm, Jared Leto, and Olivia Wilde.
Unite for Humanity 2014
The event, in support of unite4:good, a global initiative to promote acts of kindness, will take place on the Sony Pictures lot. The night will include an appearance by former president Bill Clinton, an awards presentation and an after-party with musical entertainment by Will.i.am and others.
Oscar Wilde: Honoring the Irish in Film Event.
The party at J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot in Santa Monica will honor Chad Hurley and Conan O'Brien. Michael Burns will emcee and Joel McHale will present.
Canadian Filmmakers Event
Norman Jewison is the honorary chair for an event at L'Ermitage that honors Canadian filmmakers and Oscar nominees in the documentary and technical categories.
The studio will host a dinner in honor of its nominees, including Gravity and Her.
Benefit for Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
The party and art auction will take place at the Los Angeles Center of Photography with Colin Farrell as guest host.
Red Carpet Green Dress
Suzy Amis Cameron hosts the 5th anniversary of Red Carpet Green Dress, Amis Cameron's sustainable design campaign. Proceeds go to early childhood development at the MUSE School CA in Calabasas. Guests expected at the Palihouse Hotel include James Cameron, Adrian Grenier, Kellan Lutz, Olivia Munn, Alicia Silverstone, Olga Kurylenko, and Missy Pyle.
ICM Partners Award Season Celebration
The agency event will take place at the Santa Monica Canyon home of partner John Burnham.
The Academy is holding a concert featuring the year’s Oscar-nominated scores and songs at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The evening also will include onstage conversations with composers and their directors about the process of creating music for motion pictures.
Vanity Fair and Chrysler Toast American Hustle
The private party at Ago will support the Ghetto Film School, an organization that educates, develops, and celebrates the next generation of great American storytellers.
Friday, Feb. 28
Women in Film's Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party
The 7th annual event, hosted by Perrier-Jouet champagne and MAC Cosmetics, will be held at Fig & Olive restaurant in West Hollywood with expected guests including Helen Mirren, Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Judi Dench, and more.
The Night Before The Night Before
The pre-party to the MPTF event will take place at CUT restaurant in Beverly Hills.
The GREAT British Film Reception
The event, which celebrates the UK's accomplishments in film, will be hosted by British Consul General Chris O'Connor and Oscar nominee Steve McQueen.
20 Feet From Stardom Luncheon
Dom Pérignon will host a luncheon honoring director Morgan Neville and his Oscar nominated film at the Chateau Marmont.
Roberta Armani fetes Oscar nominees Martin Scorsese and Paolo Sorrentino at a cocktail event at the Beverly Hills Armani store.
The agency's annual soiree will be at the home of co-CEO Ari Emanuel.
The party will be at the home of agency chairman Jim Berkus.
The agency is also having a party at an as-yet unnamed private residence.
OHWOW Gallery Party
To celebrate the opening of its new Mapplethorpe exhibit, the gallery will throw an after-party at the Chateau Marmont.
QVC Red Carpet Style Party
The 5th Anniversary of the event held at the Four Seasons is expected to draw Nicole Richie, Joan Rivers, Isaac Mizrahi, and feature George Kotsiopoulos as the red carpet host.
Ted Sarandos will fete The Square nominees Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer.
Vanity Fair D.J. Night with L’Oréal Paris
Anna Kendrick will host the soiree at Sadie Kitchen and Lounge to benefit The Art of Elysium.
Tod's J.P. Club
To celebrate the luxury label's bespoke Sartorial collection for men, the fashion house will host a soiree at its Rodeo Drive boutique.
4th Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will host the panel at UCLA’s James Bridges Theatre. Costume design panelists include nominees Catherine Martin (The Great Gatsby) and Michael Wilkinson (American Hustle), among others.
Los Angeles Confidential Annual Oscar Event
Nominee Jared Leto will host the party at the SLS Hotel.
Rodeo Drive Walk of Style
The event will honor costume designer Catherine Martin at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. Expected guests include Cate Blanchett and Tobey Maguire.
Saturday, March 1
DreamWorks Animation Brunch
The studio will honor the year’s animation and visual effects nominees at Fig & Olive.
Independent Spirit Awards
Patton Oswalt will host the Independent Spirit Awards, taking place on the beach in Santa Monica.
Society of Composers & Lyricists Party
The reception will honor the music category nominees.
Reception Honoring German Academy Award Nominees
Directors Max Lang and Jan Lachauer, nominees for Best Animated Short Room on the Broom, will be feted at Villa Aurora in Pacific Palisades.
Motion Picture & Television Fund's The Night Before Party
The event takes place at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Among the sponsors is The Hollywood Reporter.
Celebration Thrown by Michael Sugar, Warren Zavala, Doug Wald and Marc Webb
The pre-Oscar event will take place at the Sunset Tower.
Charles Finch and Chanel Dinner
The dinner will take place at Madeo.
Sony Pictures Classics
The studio will fete its Academy Awards nominees at its annual pre-Oscar dinner party at STK Steakhouse.
The Weinstein Co.
The party will be hosted by Chopard.
The Short Awards Party
The event will honor achievements in short film at the Paley Center for Media.
Sunday, March 2
4th Annual Salute to the Stars
The event, which benefits the Actors Fund, will be hosted by Bob Hellman and Richard Walters at the W Hotel Hollywood. Guests expected to attend are Liam Hemsworth, Laura Dern and more.
Fame and Philanthropy
This new event will feature an address by Avatar director James Cameron and appearances by Charlize Theron and other celebrities. Held at a estate in Beverly Hills, it will include a black-tie viewing party and dinner for 500 guests.
The Academy Awards: The Envelope Please
The annual viewing party benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles will take place at the Abbey in West Hollywood.
The Governors Ball
The Governors Ball is on the top floor of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center complex, within walking distance of the Dolby Theatre. John Legend will perform for the 1,500 guests.
The Vanity Fair Party
The magazine’s longtime party will move from the Sunset Tower to a larger space -- a parking lot on the south side of West Hollywood’s Sunset Plaza offering sweeping views of the city. The glittering event's first move since 2009 is said to be motivated by the need for a larger space, as the guest list is known to soar to over 1,000 people.
The Elton John AIDS Foundation Viewing Party
The charity's annual benefit -- sponsored by MAC and Audi -- will take place at West Hollywood Park. Ed Sheeran will perform, Gordon Ramsay will create the menu, and Patron tequila will be serving exclusive cocktails.
The singer's late night after-party, sponsored by Gucci, will take place at a private home.
Night of 100 Stars Dinner & Viewing Party
The annual dinner/viewing party is at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
InStyle Oscar Party
The magazine's viewing party will be at RivaBella restaurant on the Sunset Strip.
Children Uniting Nations Viewing Dinner and After Party
Guests at the 15th annual event at the Warner Beverly Hills estate will view the telecast followed by a post-awards party. The event will raise funds for at risk and foster youth.
Michael De Luca & Dana Brunetti Post Oscar Party
Presented by h.wood group's John Terzian at a private residence, the party will have Tom Hanks and Matthew McConaughey in attendance.