· It was no surprise when 12 Years A Slave won Best Motion Picture: Drama but did you know you can tour one of the movie's filming locations?
Epps farm in the movie was actually Felicity Plantation, the sister plantation of St. Joseph Plantation, one of the few fully intact sugar cane plantations in the River Parishes of Louisiana. St. Jospeh's offers tours of their grounds including both plantations, the Manor Home, original slave cabins, a schoolhouse, and more.
Plantation Tours are given Thursday through Tuesday for $15.
· Leonardo DiCaprio won a Globe for Best Performance by An Actor in a Motion Picture: Comedy or Musical for The Wolf of Wall Street, about the widespread corruption across the corporate banking world in the 1990s.
Wall Street Walks was founded by a former financial professional and gives a true insider’s perspective of the District’s history. The NYC walking tour examines, among other things, the causes behind Wall Street’s worst disasters.
You can purchase tickets for $25 at zerve.com.
· The Best Television Series: Drama award went to Breaking Bad, which spent six years filming in Albuquerque, NM.
The Biking Bad Tour is designed to show fans the diverse locations made famous by the AMC series, while getting some exercise. The tour takes place two Saturdays a month, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The cost is $50 per person with a rental, $45 with your own bike.
To register for the Biking Bad Tour, visit routesrentals.com.