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Oscars Watch 2011: Rolling Out the Red Carpet
Preparations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards continue in Los Angeles this morning. How often do you hear "They're rolling out the red carpet" and that's what's really happening? Well, today, that's exactly what is happening. A crew from American Turf and Carpet is setting up the red carpet for the celebs (and their people, and the photographers) to walk all over on Sunday.
Previously in Oscars Watch
--The (New) Envelope, Please!
--Film Fashion at FIDM
--Street Closures Have Already Begun
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