To-Do this Weekend in LA: Oscar Bashes, Viewing Parties, Trivia Nights, and More

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It's Oscars weekend! So get ready for the12th Annual Academy Awards, and all the parties that will ensue. If you're not into the Oscars, don't worry, there are still a million ways to stay busy in L.A. this weekend. 

Sun, February 9. 

Oscar viewing party at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Oscar viewing party with a premium open bar and a seated 4-course fixed menu. The best Red carpet affair in Hollywood, where the very first Academy Awards ceremony was presented, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Join us once again for an amazing soirée.

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel - 7000 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028

4 PM to 11:30 PM

Welcome to the Parlor—A classically redefined bar with an ode to the good ole days and a focus on tradition, sophisticated palettes and well-crafted cocktails. With over 50 televisions, a large outdoor patio, American comfort food and a wide selection of beer & cocktails, The Parlor is your home away from home and your exclusive spot to enjoy the Academy Awards festivities.

The Parlor - 7250 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90046

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST -- (4 pm - RED CARPET and 5 pm - LIVE BROADCAST)

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Red Carpet Awards After-Party at Riviera 31 at Sofitel Los Angeles

The Awards Afterparty presented by Party Tonight LA will host this annual event inside The Sofitel, Los Angeles. The party will feature music, dancing, drinks (non-hosted), red carpet arrivals, media coverage, and more. Guestlist is free to attend and will sell out fast!

8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

9 PM

Calling all fans of the Academy Awards and Rabbit Hole Whiskey! You are cordially invited to join Women Who Whiskey Los Angeles for our 3rd Annual Oscars Bash at MiniBar - Hollywood!

Minibar Hollywood - 6141 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90068

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

2020 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts

Distributed by Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures. The American Cinematheque presents all of the 2019 Oscar-nominated live-action short films. 

The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood - 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

7:30 PM 

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The 25th Annual LA Art Show Returns!

The LA Art Show, the most comprehensive international contemporary art show in America, will officially kick-off the city’s 2020 art season at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 5, 2020. As LA’s largest and longest-running art fair, this year marks a milestone both for the LA Art Show and the entire LA art community. 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 11am – 7pm

Friday, February 7, 2020 | 11am – 7pm

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 11am – 7pm

Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 11am – 5pm

LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER - SOUTH HALL -- 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Professional Bull Riders: Iron Cowboy

6:45 PM

The Professional Bull Riders come to the Staples Center for the first time with the biggest competition ever. 

PBR brings its 2nd Major of the 2019 Season to Staples Center and its most popular competition format known as the Iron Cowboy.

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Saturday, February 8.

Oscars Trivia!

CALLING ALL MOVIE BUFFS AND OSCAR AWARD LOVERS. Think you have what it takes to take home the Oscar? Test your movie knowledge and find out! 

Scum and Villainy Cantina - 6377 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

3 – 5 PM

Sat & Sun, February 8-9, 2020

100s of New Ideas & Wedding Pros!

Los Angeles Convention Center

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 Los Angeles AIDS/LifeCycle Expo!

Meet us at the Crystal Springs Picnic Area in Griffith Park on Feb 8th to gear up for the Ride! Get all the info you need to be prepared for the Ride from AIDS/LifeCycle Staff, Sponsors, and Community Partners! Explore our info booths, discussion panels, and skills clinics to find new inspiration and advice. Enter for a chance to win one of many raffle packages that include: brand new bikes, bike fits, fitness club memberships and more. Don’t forget to pick up your free raffle ticket at check-in! Purchase AIDS/LifeCycle clothing at our Camp Store.

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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USC OWN IT Women's Leadership Summit

Our jam-packed day will feature keynote speakers, fireside chats, mainstage and breakout panels, workshops and a marketplace with networking opportunities with our sponsors. By focusing on the pillars of leadership, accessibility, diversity, and feminism, USC OWN IT hopes to create conversation and equip attendees with the tools and confidence to lead the women’s empowerment movement.

Bovard Auditorium

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST

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