Thursday, February 16, 2012
ALT. OSCAR 2012 Occupy Red Carpet February 26 NYC
Each year Kostume Kult takes time to recognize excellence in costuming and absurdity with the prestigious Alt. Oscar awards. What's different this year is the red carpet will be rolled out and then Occupied at Tammany Hall on Sunday February 26th 2012. Formal fashionistas, movie inspired costumes, protesters of causes real or imagined will be greeted by a host of paparazzi and fans for a night to remember. The party is upstairs and there is dedicated Hollywood Oscar viewing in the quiet room downstairs.
*** NOTE*** No boring political statement's are intended in the making of this farce. This is a red-carpeted stage where fun shall be made... At your discretion.
Sunday, February 26th
6pm til 2am
152 Orchard Street
Betw Stanton & Rivington
Lower East Side, Manhattan
$20 at the Door
Free after 11:30 (Free Oscars afterparty!) Oscar themed drink and food specials
Film Character, Pop Culture Icon, Inspired Eccentric, Creative Black Tie, Star-Stalking Paparazzi or anything fun. Unique protests signs encouraged! Unwashed Hippydom and Jack-Booted Thuggery OK in moderation. For the Alt.Oscar Red Carpet, we are all the 1% ! ... Of something ;)
For Best Celebrities, Best Costumes (from a recent film), Fight the Power! (funniest statements) and Lifetime Achievement (real or imagined)... ALTY JUNIORS for feats of brilliance and absurdity.
As a veteran of the Alt. Oscars I can tell you it was a terrifically fun evening with the charming MC Chris keeping the evening moving right along with awards and dancing in-between. Some of the costume highlights of last years Alt. Oscars were flocks of Black Swans, Tron, Pixar characters, Despicable Me and myself as the 2010 epic film Piranha 3D. To read my detailed recap click here. For more photos from this raucous event, check out this great album of photos of the event by my friend Loren Darklyng. So start thinking about the great movie characters you loved and would love to dress as this year. Dragon Tattoos, glittery vampires, Harry Potter, War Horses, Bridesmaids, The Help, The Artist, The Artist Formerly Known As Prince. You could win yourself a coveted Atly! Check out the event page for more details and videos from previous Alt. Oscars!
Here's a hint as to what I will be dressing as. Its inspired by an Oscar nominated movie starring Brad Pitt. Does that narrow it down?
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