The grande dame of award show season unfolds tonight with fans as excited for who wears what and which picture takes top honors. Your favorite place to watch may be from the comfort of your own home, but if you want to change things up a bit, there’s some fun happening around town celebrating Hollywood’s biggest night.
Vanderbilt Grace is celebrating the 85th Academy Awards with an Oscar-themed evening that will be held inside MUSE by Jonathan Cartwright. The evening will begin at 7pm and feature Oscar-themed cocktails, Gold popcorn, Oscar trivia and cookies in the shape of the Oscar statuette. The cocktails taking center stage include:
The Life of “Hot Apple” Pi: Hot Apple Cider Tuaca, $12
Tarantino Unchained: Malibu Rum, Captain Morgan’s, Ginger Ale, Cranberry Juice, $14
Honest Abe: Pama Liquor, Stoli Blueberry Vodka, Cranberry Juice, $12
Zero “Dirty” Thirty Martini: Grey Goose Martini with Feta Cheese Stuffed Olives, $15
Call 401-846-6200 to make reservations.
At the Jane Pickens Theater, enjoy the 3rd Annual Red Carpet Gala featuring a LIVE telecast of both the Oscar’s Red Carpet Live pre-show and the 85th Academy Awards. Watch as the movie stars arrive at and check out the stellar fashion statements and lively commentary. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants and champagne, wine and beer from the cash bar. The telecast segues into the 85th Academy Awards at 8:30pm and coffee and dessert will be served shortly thereafter. Tickets are $35.