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Watch The Oscars At The Stunning Theatre At Ace Hotel With Karaoke & More

Theatre at the Ace Hotel (Photo via Facebook
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One of downtown's majestic movie palaces will host a massive viewing party for the 88th Academy Awards with comedy performances, prizes, karaoke and more.

We can't say for certain if Leo will finally win, what gems host Chris Rock will share, or how the #OscarsSoWhite controversy will play out, but we can say that watching the annual award ceremony with a huge crowd in such a cool setting is likely to be a blast. Hosted by Ace Hotel and KPCC’s arts and entertainment show The Frame, the event on February 28 will feature a live stream of the ceremony on the huge screen at the Theatre, and will even include the red carpet portion of the evening beforehand.

The event will also feature live performances by the improv comedy show The Black Version, known for their film parodies featuring an African American cast. There will also be ballots for voting, bingo, prizes, and karaoke in the Mary Pickford private screening room. Prizes will include things like drinks, dinner, and tickets to upcoming shows at the theatre. Guest DJs from RedShoe will also be turning out the jams throughout the night.

The location is a particularly fitting spot to watch the awards show as the Theatre was designed by Mary Pickford, who picked up two Oscars in her day.

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The Oscar fun kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 28 and tickets to the event are $12 in advance and $15 at the door (though we expect it might sell out). Fancy attire is strongly encouraged.

You can find out more and purchase tickets here.