Oscars Watching Party Guide

It's not too late to plan your Sunday night date with Oscar.

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Barry Brecheisen
Last year Moet rolled out the red carpet for a stylish Oscar viewing party. Check out what chic Chicago is doing this year.
Twentieth Century Fox
See if Avatar wins an Oscar for Best Picture at District Bar. The alien adventure movie inspired the Absolut Avatar cocktail, which is enough incentive to drop by.
George Clooney is up for Best Male Actor, so swing by The Boundaryto see if he wins. Celebrate with some movie trivia and delicious drink specials. 6 p.m., RSVP here
See if Precious takes the Best Picture Oscar at 33 Club. The red carpet event features a cocktail reception, a prix fixe menu, and a chance to win a romantic night for two at the Elysian Hotel. 6 p.m., $50 prix fixe menu.
Twentieth Century Fox
Watch James Cameron go after the Best Director Oscar while entering the land of Pandora at the Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club. Guests will be given blue boas and showered with $5 drink specials and cash prizes.
Fox Searchlight
Sip on a "Crazy Heart-tini" at River North's Rock Bottom while tuning in to see if Jeff Bridges wins Best Actor. The tribute to Tinseltown will have many Oscar nominee-inspired drink and menu items, as well as a contest to win a dinner for two at the restaurant. 7 p.m
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You might catch Morgan Freeman winning a Best Actor Oscar at Sushi Taiyoand Izakaya Hapa's party. The bar and lounge will have sushi rolls fit for any red carpet event as well as Oscar-worthy martinis. 7 p.m., $10.
Warner Bros.
Stop by Luxbar to see if Matt Damon wins Best Supporting Actor while donating to a good cause. The Oscar party will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and will roll out the red carpet for a night of cinema and celebs. 6 p.m., $65.
Will Meryl Streep win another Oscar for Best Female Actress? Find out at The Gene Siskel Film Center's Oscars Night. Glasses of wine will be handed out at the door and auction items will be up for grabs. 6 p.m., $100, Click here for tickets.
See if Sandra Bullock can snag the Best Female Actress Oscar at Firkin & Pheasant's bash. It's a trivia movie theme where you can win prizes by answering questions about flicks. 7 p.m.
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Bowl some strikes and see if The Lovely Bone's, Stanley Tucci wins for Best Supporting Actor at 10pin Bowling Lounge. The Oscars viewing party features signature themed cocktails for $8 and a DVD giveaway for patrons that bowl strikes. 7 p.m.
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Stop by the Drake Hotel's Palm Court to see if Quentino Tarantino wins Best Director. The red carpet party will screen the award show while serving up complimentary glasses of champagne. 6 p.m., $20.
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