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Just in Time for the Oscars, Go Behind-the-Scenes at the Dolby Theatre

Going Behind-the-Scenes at the Oscars with a Tour of the Dolby TheatreThe Academy Awards, aka the Oscars, are on this Sunday so I thought it was the perfect time to share my behind-the-scenes tour of the Dolby Theatre. The Dolby Theatre is right in downtown Hollywood and was built specifically for the Oscars. On the tour, one learns interesting facts like the stairs are built wide but shallow to make it easier to walk them in gowns and heels.

The tour began just as it does for the stars, at an entrance on the balcony level. After a little Academy Awards history, we were escorted down a large, spiral staircase to the VIP level. On Oscar night, only nominees, presenters, and seat fillers (which I will talk about later), basically just the big names, can get past security down those stairs. Instead of heading into the seating area of the theater where I thought we were going, however, we headed backstage and… Continue reading

Did you know that you can attend the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles? I did!

Want to See a Hollywood Awards Show in Person? You CAN Go to the People’s Choice Awards!

If you’ve watched anything on television or listened to the radio, then I’m sure you know it’s awards season. The Grammies, American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Academy Awards; they’ve all either been on lately or will be on soon. For most of them, it is impossible to attend in person, but one of them is open to the regular public like you and me. Being true to its name, not only can “the people” vote on who wins, but they can also attend. My sister and I did just that for the 2016 People’s Choice Awards. Continue reading