Free Academy Awards Panel. Attention movie buffs. RSVP to the 2017 Academy Awards Nominations Panel and watch Chicago’s top film critics debate the just-announced Oscar Nominations.
When: January 23, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Where: Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, 312-846 2800. Register to attend here.
Everyone who RSVPs will be entered into a drawing for a pair of tickets to Hollywood on State: Where You’re the Star, our award show viewing party, a $200 value. Winner will be selected on 1/23 at the Nominations Panel — you must be present at the event to win.
Please arrive early, as an RSVP will not guarantee your seat after 4:30 PM. At 4:30, your seat may be released to the general public if you have not yet checked in at the box office.
Head to the Siskel Theater for a lively discussion about this year’s Oscar® nominees with our distinguished panel:
- J. R. Jones (Chicago Reader)
- Sergio Mims (Shadow & Act)
- Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune)
- Pamela Powell (FF2 Media)
- Ray Pride (Newcity)
Moderated by Felicia Middlebrooks, Morning-drive news anchor of WBBM Newsradio.
Hollywood on State (tickets start at $100)
SUNDAY, March 4, 2018 • 6:00 PM • 164 NORTH STATE STREET • CHICAGO
Eda Davidman & David Hundley invite you to Chicago’s longest-running Oscar® viewing party.
- 6:00 PM: Red Carpet, food, and libations
- 7:00 PM: Live Oscar® Telecast
Celebrate with Red Carpet Co-Hosts, B96’s Showbiz Shelly and JNiice. Insider’s Pass starting at $100 • VIP Lounge $200 • Add reserved seating for $50
Insider’s Pass includes open seating in either theater, small bites from Chicago’s hottest restaurants, open bar including coffee and tea, desserts from Eli’s Cheescake, photo booth, opportunity to win incredible auction/raffle items, and a goody bag. VIP Lounge includes exclusive access to a private bar, Sony monitor, and pre-party tastings.