Global Green's Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon, taking place on Wednesday, February 20, is also open to the public with general tickets starting at $125. This year's entertainment highlight is Willie Nelson. All proceeds will benefit communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. For more information, visit globalgreen.org.
If you want to get up and close and personal with this year's nominated costumes, the Fashion Institute for Design and Merchandising is hosting its annual showcase of costumes feature in the Best Costume Design category. The exhibit is free through April. Visit fidmmuseum.org for details.
It's also not to late to apply for a seat on the red carpet. 1iota.com is giving 200 fans a chance to take part in the Pre-Show by giving them a seat on the red carpet bleachers. To apply, visit 1iota.com and tell them why you deserve to attend the show.