Oscar® Experience St. Louis fundraising party
6-10:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
Monarch, 7401 Manchester Rd.
How much: $100
More information: 314-289-4153 or http://www.cinemastlouis.org
Cinema St. Louis hosts its annual Oscar® Experience St. Louis fundraiser, St. Louis’ only Oscar® party officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, from 6-10:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Monarch, 7401 Manchester Rd.
Participants – who must be 21 or older – will watch ABC’s telecast of the 85th Academy Awards® ceremony on high-definition TVs. Complimentary wine will be served from 6-7 p.m.; complimentary Stella Artois will be available throughout the night; and a buffet of appetizers by the Pasta House Co. will be served from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Oscar® telecast, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, will begin at 6 p.m. with red-carpet arrivals. Local host Guy Phillips of Y98 (KYKY, 98.1 FM) will give away attendance prizes during live segments at commercial breaks. A silent auction will be held throughout the evening, and select items will be auctioned live by the Pasta House Co.’s Kim Tucci.
Tickets are $100 ($75 tax deductible). Price includes wine from 6-7 p.m.; Stella Artois throughout the night (cash bar for all other drinks); a buffet of appetizers by the Pasta House Co.; silent and live auctions; and attendance prizes. All guests will receive a gift bag. Free parking is available in the Monarch lot or on the street.
The nonprofit Cinema St. Louis annually presents QFest in June, the Classic French Film Festival in June, the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase in July, and the St. Louis International Film Festival in November.
Cinema St. Louis’ Oscar® Experience St. Louis is sponsored by Stella Artois, Y98, Pasta House Co., Monarch, and Switch: Liberate Your Brand.
For reservations, call Cinema St. Louis at 314-289-4153. Seating is limited; reservations should be made before Thursday, Feb. 21.