Friday, Feb. 26
Where: A private location
Who’s expected: Creative artists, industry notables and Bryan Lourd’s BFFs
Why you don’t want to miss it: A roomful of nominees like Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Brad Pitt, Lady Gaga, Alejandro G. Inarritu, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kate Winslet promises a good time.
Sunday, Feb. 28
Fox Academy Award Celebration
Where: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Hollywood Athletic Club
Who’s expected: The Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Regency Enterprises families and guests
Why you don’t want to miss it: Twentieth Century Fox led the studios with 20 nominations (12 for “The Revanant,” seven for “The Martian” and one for “Joy”), and Fox Searchlight earned four more (three for “Brooklyn” and one for “Youth). So with any luck, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Saoirse Ronan and/or Jennifer Lawrence will be toting a new gold accessory at the event sponsored by Kim Crawford wine.