Oscar Parties: The Complete Guide

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The insider's list to the hottest parties leading up to the Feb. 28 show — and the ones immediately after.


The 88th annual Academy Awards roll out Feb. 28 inside the Dolby Theatre (and on ABC) at the Hollywood & Highland complex with Chris Rock at the helm. In the days and nights leading up to the big show, there are what seem to be 88 events and parties to celebrate Hollywood's biggest night. Though not quite, Oscar-worthy stamina is required to barrel through this round-up of all the events during the final stretch of awards season.

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Diane von Furstenberg Luncheon
Private residence, Los Angeles
The fashion designer teams with Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Pictures, to host the third annual luncheon to honor this year's female Oscar nominees.The event is set for von Furstenberg's private Los Angeles residence, which last year welcomed co-host Hilary Swank and Anne Sweeney along with guests including Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Rosamund Pike, Patricia Arquette, Rita Ora and Laura Dern.

Vanity Fair Social Club
Platform, 8840 Washington Blvd., Culver City
The magazine’s awards-season activation continues for a third straight year, posting up at a local destination and offering programming, interactive opportunities and a private Oscar viewing party for social media influencers, journalists and other VIP Vanity Fair guests. The club runs through Feb. 27 from 12-6 p.m. daily. On the lineup will be panelists from Carol, Mad Max and Straight Outta Compton, as well as last year’s best supporting actress Oscar winner, Patricia Arquette.

Guests attend Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Social Club Academy Awards Viewing Party in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2015. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Global Green USA
Mr. C Beverly Hills Hotel, 1224 Beverwill Dr., Los Angeles
Green-minded celebrities come together for this 13th annual pre-Oscar event, featuring a performance by Stevie Wonder. Up-and-comer Charlie Puth will open for the legendary singer. The organization will honor young eco-champions such as Nereida Chavez, Olivia Gorcey, Emma Leyson and Jazzmyn Stallworth in front of expected attendees Seal, Sarah Hyland, Jason Ritter and CeeLo Green. Journalist Soledad O’Brien will serve as the night’s emcee.

Oscars Sisters Soiree
The London West Hollywood, 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood
Hosted by Alfre Woodard, the event toasts African-American women and women of color and their accomplishments. The seventh annual party — taking place in the newly-minted Vivienne Westwood Penthouse — will likely take on a different tone this year on the heels of Hollywood’s diversity controversy. But a good party always happens once the journalists leave the stars to chat amongst themselves following the cocktail hour, which this year features Tanqueray No. Ten drinks such as “French 75,” “Southside," "Cosmopoliten" and “London Buck.” Confirmed to join Woodard are Aisha Tyler, Aja Naomi King, Anika Noni Rose, Beverly Todd, CCH Pounder, Chandra Wilson, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Gloria Reuben, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, LaTanya Richardson, Lorraine Toussaint, Loretta Devine, Margaret Avery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Octavia Spencer, Regina Taylor, Rosario Dawson, Viola Davis, Yolanda Ross and others. 
A view of the Vivienne Westwood penthouse at the London in West Hollywood. (Courtesy of London West Hollywood.)

Vanity Fair and Barneys
Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
The mag and high-end shopping destination partner for a private dinner to celebrate Open Road’s Spotlight and best director nominee Tom McCarthy. The bash benefits ProPublica.

Russell Simmons’ All Def Movie Awards
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Tony Rock is hosting this inaugural event — created by Simmons as “a fun, entertaining and hopefully thought-provoking celebration of the uncelebrated” — where Will Smith will receive a lifetime achievement award and Norman Lear will be honored with the Vanguard Award for championing people of color. Other awards categories include Best Actor, Actress, Director, Best Helpful White Person and Best Bad Muh F—ka.

Madison & Mulholland
RetroSpecs, 363 N. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills
Madison & Mulholland will be displaying an ultimate gift bag packed with more than $20,000 worth of gifts including a trip to Antigua, Pratesi Luxury Linens, Le Metier de Beaute, Travelon luggage and RetroSpecs. The bag will be hand-delivered to female nominees and presenters and will be up for auction on eBay to raise money for the Noreen Fraser Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of female cancers.

The Irish Film Board and IDA
Laurel Hardware, 7984 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood
Colin Farrell, Chris O’Dowd, Fionnula Flanagan and Anne Anderson host this Irish celebration that honors the country’s awards-season standouts, including Saoirse Ronan, Michael Fassbender, Room director Lenny Abrahamson and Brooklyn director John Crowley.

Bungalow 8
Hollywood Roosevelt Penthouse, 700 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Bungalow 8 returns to the epicenter of Oscar buzz, right in the heart of Hollywood across from the Dolby Theatre for its annual Oscar bash. Casamigos Tequila, No. 8 and the Hollywood Roosevelt are listed on the invite as sponsors. DJ Daisy O'Dell will be spinning.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Vanity Fair, Lancome and Clarisonic Makeup Artist Spa Day
Ciel Spa, SLS Hotel, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles
Lancôme, Clarisonic and Vanity Fair beauty director SunHee Grinnell host an invite-only gathering to celebrate the industry’s top makeup artists as a benefit for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

M.A.C. Cosmetics Zac Posen Luncheon
Ennis House, 2607 Glendower Ave., Los Angeles
M.A.C.’s global brand president Karen Buglisi Weiler, Demi Moore and Jacqui Getty will co-host a private luncheon at the picturesque Los Feliz estate in honor of the fashion designer.

Black Women in Hollywood Awards
Beverly Wilshire, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
Time Inc.'s Essence presents its ninth annual event, this year honoring Tracee Ellis Ross with the Fierce & Fearless Award, Debbie Allen with the Legend Award and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw with the Lincoln Power Award. Slated to appear are Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Nick Cannon, Ryan Coogler, Zendaya and Leon Bridges, the latter of whom will perform. The luncheon will be presented as a special on Winfrey's OWN, airing on Feb. 27. The Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon is presented by Lincoln Motor Company and sponsored by L'Oreal Paris, Colgate Optic White, Geico, Wal-Mart and AT&T.

Kari Feinstein's Style Lounge Presented by LIFX
Siren Studios, 1050 N. Orange Ave., Los Angeles
For two days from 12 p.m.-6 p.m., talent including Katrina Bowden, Brian D'Arcy, Tony Dovolani, Heather McDonald, Karina Smirnoff, Teri Polo, Missi Pyle and Alanna Ubach will stop by this gifting suite featuring brands including Jamba Juice, Essentia Water, Votivo, LIFX, Scarlet & Gold Shop, Ultimate Ears, Bioderma, Amanda Blakey Skincare, Neutratone, Honig Winery and Panache. 

Maia, 8768 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The agency celebrates Inside Out writer Meg LeFauve, nominated for best original screenplay while the movie is nominated for best animated feature.

Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Cadillac — a sponsor of the 88th annual Academy Awards — will celebrate awards season with its inaugural Oscar-week cocktail party. VIP guests will be chauffeured to the event in the all-new 2016 Cadillac CT6, the brand’s full-size luxury sedan which debuts in March. Expect great music, courtesy of beats by celeb DJ Michelle Pesce. Events guru Tony Schubert of Event Eleven will be designing and producing the event. 

11th annual Oscar Wilde Awards
Bad Robot, 1221 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica
British actress Daisy Ridley will take center stage when she’s honored at the fete, put on by the nonprofit U.S.-Ireland Alliance in an effort to recognize the contributions of the Irish in film and on TV (even if all aren’t Irish). Ridley’s director on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams, serves as the emcee.

An Evening of Canada’s Stars
Four Seasons Beverly Hills, 300 S. Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills
The third annual event, presented by Telefilm Canada and the Consulate General of Canada and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, will feature Canadian stars Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara, who will receive the Legacy Award. Adam Beach, Lyriq Bent and Emmanuelle Chriqui will serve the evening’s presenters. Additional attendees include Jillian Barberie, Adam Benzine, Finola Dwyer, David Gross, Tricia Helfer, Nick Hornby, Paul Massey, Robert Pandini, Amanda Posey, Hamish Purdy, Colm Toibin and Richard Williams.

Swarovski Costume Designer Cocktail Event
Private location
The luxury jeweler hosts top costume designers, stylists and friends of the brand including double nominee Sandy Powell, Lyn Paolo, Daniel Orlandi and Arianne Phillips at this cocktail party to celebrate nominated costume designers. Pieces from films such as Cinderella will be on display. 

Sunset Tower Hotel, 8358 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
The distributor toasts its standout films from 2015 — Room, Ex Machina and Amy — along with talent from those projects. Expected to attend are Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Alicia Vikander, Lenny Abrahamson, Asif Kapadia and Alex Garland.

EcoLuxe Pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge
Stardust Penthouse, Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
This pre-awards gifting suite — benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children - Los Angeles — will feature food, wine, cocktails, a beauty lounge and DJ Mike Shay. Participating brands include Burnetie Shoes, Chariot Travelware, Solight-Design, LaCroix Sparkling Water, Max-Bone, Armani Wells, Modern Oats, Purpose Compostables, IT Cosmetics, Sugar & Bronzed and the Jamaican Tourist Board.

Friday, Feb. 26

Vanity Fair and Stuart Weitzman
A.O.C., 8700 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles
Elizabeth Banks will be the center of attention at this luncheon that celebrates her success as a multihyphenate on the heels of a big 2015 that saw the success of her directorial debut, Pitch Perfect 2, and acting gigs in Love & Mercy and the final Hunger Games installment.

53rd ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon
Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
More than 900 guests are expected to break for lunch at this annual awards gathering. On the schedule this year: Lily Tomlin will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg will receive the Motion Picture Showmanship Award; FX Networks CEO John Landgraf will be honored with the Television Showmanship Award; and Alan and Marilyn Bergman will take home a Special Award of Merit.

Private residence
Always one of the hottest tickets on Oscars weekend is this star-heavy bash. If you get on the list, your name will be alongside such Oscar nominees as Steven Spielberg, Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, Saoirse Ronan, Tom Hardy, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kate Winslet, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Alejandro G. Inarritu, George Miller and Simon Kinberg.

Private residence of chairman Jim Berkus
Expected to attend this soiree will be such UTA nominees as Bryan Cranston, Mark Ruffalo, Alicia Vikander, Ethan and Joel CoenStraight Outta Compton's Jonathan Herman, Carol's Phyllis NagyThe Martian's Drew Goddard and Room's Emma Donoghue, along with clients and friends of the agency.

Private residence
Though typically held every year at the home of partner Ari Emanuel, the agency moves its pre-Oscars party to a new address. Expected to show at the always eclectic agency party (think A-listers, sports stars, musicians and models) this year are WME’s nominees including Christian Bale, Rachel McAdams, Ridley Scott, Sylvester Stallone, Steve Carell, Rooney Mara, Lenny Abrahamson and Brie Larson.

ICM Partners
Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
The agency, which reps Oscar host Chris Rock, will toast its roster of nominees including costume designer Sandy Powell, What Happened Miss Simone? director Liz Garbus, The Big Short editor Hank Corwin, The Revenant editor Stephen Mirrione and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki and Sicario cinematographer Roger Deakins.

Women in Film
Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails, 8117 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Hosted by WIF president Cathy Schulman, this ninth annual gathering brings together female professionals from all areas of the business (celebrating the 51 women who are nominated for Oscars) for a bash presented by Max Mara, BMW, M.A.C. Cosmetics and Perrier-Jouët. Events guru Tony Schubert of Event Eleven will be designing and producing the event. 
Women In Film president Cathy Schulman (left) and Rosamund Pike attend Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party presented by MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., M.A.C. Cosmetics and Perrier-Jouet at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails in Los Angeles on Feb. 20, 2015. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for WIF & Perrier-Jouet)

The Film is GREAT Reception
Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Place, West Hollywood
A previous Oscar winner and a nominee this year, Eddie Redmayne, will co-host this bash along with British Consul General Chris O’Connor. Funnyman James Corden will serve as emcee while jazz-pop singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum will perform. Gordon Ramsay will handle the menu.

Vanity Fair + L’Oreal Paris DJ Night
Palihouse, 8465 Holloway Dr., West Hollywood
Vanity Fair and L’Oréal Paris team with Oscar-nominated actress (and singer) Hailee Steinfeld to host an invite-only evening of music and cocktails. Orange Is the New Black actress Taryn Manning will man her post at the turntables at the event, which benefits Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

The Weinstein Company Late-Night Party
1OAK, 9039 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
After all the agency parties have wrapped up, Harvey Weinstein and his TWC pals host this late-night bash at one of the hottest clubs on The Strip.

Saturday, Feb. 27

DreamWorks Animation
Boa, 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Jeffrey Katzenberg is expected at this DWA celebration brunch honoring the year’s animation and visual effects Academy Award nominees.

31st annual Film Independent Spirit Awards
Tent, Santa Monica Beach
Airing live on IFC, the annual indie awards love fest will feature Kate McKinnon and Kumail Nanjiani as hosts. Todd Haynes’ Carol leads the nominated films this year with six, followed by Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight and Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation with five each. Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Brie Larson, Bel Powley, Christopher Abbott, Jason Segel, Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mya Taylor, Idris Elba and Paul Dano are among the nominees expected to show up at the tent on the beach for the Fiji Water-sponsored event.

Cate Blanchett arrives at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica on Feb. 21, 2015. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

IFC Films, Sundance Selects, IFC Midnight
41 Ocean Club, 1541 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica
The indie distributors partner on a post-Spirit Awards party in celebration of Mediterranea and 45 Years, while pumping the upcoming rollouts of The Preppie Connection, Born to Be Blue, City of Gold, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Tale of Tales, Dheepan, Weiner, The Land, Pele, Baskin, Cabin Fever and Disorder

Giorgio Armani Celebrates The Revenant
Giorgio Armani, 436 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills
The chic 90210 boutique opens its doors for a Roberta Armani-hosted cocktail event on its private terrace overlooking Rodeo Drive to toast Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's The Revenant. Expect to see the director along cast members in attendance at this private event, specifically Armani favorites and best actor Oscar front-runner Leonardo DiCaprio, most like Cate Blanchett, and best supporting actor nominee Tom Hardy. Well-known Hollywood DJ Zen Freeman will be spinning tunes.

UCLA’s sixth annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel
UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E. Young Dr. E, Los Angeles
Swarovski presents this annual event that celebrates Oscar-nominated costume designers. This year’s crop of panelists includes the four 2016 nominees: Jenny Beavan (Mad Max: Fury Road), Paco Delgado (The Danish Girl), Sandy Powell (Carol, Cinderella) and Jacqueline West (The Revenant), as well as Michael Wilkinson (Joy). Proceeds benefit the UCLA TFT’s David C. Copley Center for Costume Design.

The Weinstein Company Pre-Oscar Dinner
Marchesa Ballroom at the Montage, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills
Bob and Harvey Weinstein host their annual night-before party, and while TWC doesn't have a film nominated for best picture, the company will toast nominations for Carol and The Hateful Eight. The bash will fete nominees Ennio Morricone, Diane Warren and Lady Gaga with a special musical tribute. Other musical elements of the party include performances from Zendaya and Derek Hough. Chopard, DeLeon Tequila, IndieWire, Fiji Water and Lexus sponsor.

The Night Before Party
Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles
The A-list host committee are expected to again bring together a big-name roster of attendees and guests at this 14th annual pre-Oscar bash that benefits the Motion Picture & Television Fund. In addition to The Hollywood Reporter, presenting sponsors include Chrysler, Delta Air Lines, L’Oreal, Master Card in support of Stand Up to Cancer and Target. Among the invitees this year for the first time is celeb DJ Michelle Pesce, fresh off her outing as the official DJ of the Grammys afterparty. George and Amal Clooney, Steven Spielberg, Cate Blanchett, Reese Witherspoon, Eddie Redmayne, Amy Adams, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Kerry Washington, Kevin Hart, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jim Gianopoulos and more attended the event in 2015.

Michael Sugar, Doug Wald and Steve Golin
Sunset Tower, 8358 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
It's been a good year for the team from Anonymous Content, who join with Grey Goose Vodka to host this pre-Oscar bash and toast their nominations for their work on The Revenant and Spotlight

Shorts Awards 2016
Paley Center for Media, 465 North Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills
ShortsHD hosts this event, honoring achievement in short filmmaking. 

Ebony Magazine and Apple Celebrate Black Hollywood
Neuhouse Hollywood, 6121 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Expected to attend this evening party are Anthony Anderson, Dave Chappelle, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Idris Elba, Dream Hampton, Holly Robinson Peete, Niecy Nash, Nick Cannon, Alfonso Ribeiro, Justine Skye, LisaRaye McCoy, George Tillman Jr., Robert Townsend, Verdine White, Kenya Barris and DJ Kiss. 

Sunday, Feb. 28

88th annual Academy Awards and Governors Ball
Dolby Theatre and Ballroom, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Chris Rock hosts the big show live from the Hollywood & Highland complex’s marquee auditorium. The show airs on ABC and features presenters including Tina Fey, Benicio Del Toro, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Charlize Theron, The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Quincy Jones, Jared Leto and Julianne Moore. Following the telecast, VIP guests head to the adjacent Roy Dolby Ballroom for the afterparty and dinner. The creative team for the 1,500-person event includes event chair and Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, producer Cheryl Cecchetto and her Sequoia Prods. team and renowned chef Wolfgang Puck. The theme? Art.

Chocolate Oscar statuettes are seen during the 88th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball press preview at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood on Feb. 18, 2016. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, Fox Searchlight Pictures
Hollywood Athletic Club, 6525 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
The studio puts on their party best for an afterparty to celebrate (hopeful) wins across all divisions for films including Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Joy, The Martian, The Revenant and Youth. American Airlines is the sponsor.

Vanity Fair
Custom space next to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills
Following a packed schedule of Oscar-week events, the mag saves the best bash for last with its ever-hot post-Oscar party. Last year, the guest list included Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, Jay Z, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Jared Leto, Tom Ford, Zoe Saldana, Selena Gomez, Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Watts, Gigi Hadid, Jimmy Iovine and Les Moonves.

From left: Ava DuVernay, Common, David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong'o attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on Feb. 22, 2015. (Photo by Jeff Vespa for VF15 / WireImage)

Elton John AIDS Foundation 24th annual Oscar Viewing Party
West Hollywood Park, West Hollywood
Sir Elton and his husband David Furnish return to host their annual gala event, with presenting sponsors including Bvlgari, M.A.C. Cosmetics, Neuro Drinks and Diana Jenkins. The party title — Wonderful Crazy Night — is named after John’s 33rd studio album, and guests will get to hear some of those new tracks live following dinner and a live auction. Chef Gordon Ramsay returns for a fourth time to handle the menu, while turntable duties fall to DJ Johnny Dynell. Other partners include Audi, BBVA Compass, TheBLUEFISH, StyleHaul and American Airlines, the latter serving as the event’s official airline. VIP guests will get chauffeured Audis to and from the park.

Hilaria Thomas and Alec Baldwin arrive at the 23rd annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Viewing Party in an Audi A8 L TDI in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2015. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Audi)

The Weinstein Company Viewing Party
Montage, 225 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills
TWC hosts its viewing party at the same hotel that hosts its night-before bash, but this one will be DJ'd by Michelle Pesce.

InStyle Oscar Viewing Party
Baltaire, 11647 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood
The 17th annual Oscar viewing party hosted by InStyle magazine will host a swarm of stars not attending the big show. This year’s reception moves to Brentwood from last year’s location, Fig & Olive in West Hollywood. 

Mercedes-Benz USA and the African American Film Critics Association Oscar Viewing Party
Private location, Beverly Hills
Mercedes-Benz USA and the AAFCA team to celebrate diversity and honor bold-faced names in the entertainment industry with an Academy Awards viewing party. Highlights include a glam suite with Guerlain make-up stations and FROMM hair touch-ups.

Open Road, Participant Media and First Look Celebrate Spotlight
Palihouse, 8465 Holloway Dr., West Hollywood

Following the show, the entities come together to celebrate the Tom McCarthy film and its six Oscar nominations.

The Roger Neal Style Hollywood Oscar Viewing Dinner
The World Famous Hollywood Museum, 1660 N. Highland Ave.
Presented by Datang International Entertainment and Desert Rock Entertainment, the event is a fundraiser for the John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health and Safety Harbor Kids. Confirmed to attend are Faye Dunaway, Margaret O’Brien, Carrie Ann Inaba, Linda Thompson, Ken Howard, Janice Dickinson, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Amy Yasbeck, among others. Wine and Champagne provided by Lorimar Winery.

“Oscar Salute”
W Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
Hosted by Oscar presenter Kevin Hart, this black-tie bash (viewing party and afterparty) is produced by Popular Press Media Group and Art, Resource & Entertainment.

Norby Walters 26th annual Night of 100 Stars
Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
The international ballroom will be packed with Hollywood stars from the big and small screens at this well-attended black-tie event. Per event spokesperson Edward Lozzi, organizers requested that the silent auction committee remove any Bill Cosby, Phil Spector and O.J. Simpson memorabilia from the block. Confirmed guests to date include Vince Vaughn, Rumer Willis, Tara Reid, Ian Ziering, Diane Ladd, Gloria Allred, Beverly Johnson, Martin Landau, Robert Forster, Powers Boothe, Lou Diamond Phillips, Richard Dreyfuss and Mimi Rogers.

DJ Michelle Pesce spins tunes at the Weinstein Company's Academy Awards Nominees Dinner in partnership with Chopard, DeLeon Tequila, FIJI Water and MAC Cosmetics in Los Angeles on Feb. 21, 2015. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for TWC)