On March 4, the Gene Siskel Film Center ( GSFC ) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( SAIC ), 164 N. State St., will host Chicago's longest-running awards show viewing party, "Hollywood on State: Where You're the Star."
Guests are invited to celebrate the 90th Academy Awards as they dress in their finest Oscar fashions, and enjoy food and festive drinksall while watching the star-studded event on the Film Center's big screens.
In addition, the GSFC will honor Chicago filmmakers for outstanding contributions in film. This year's honorees will include Nicole Bernardi-Reis, Kelly Richmond Pope, Dinesh Sabu and Windy City Times Publisher Tracy Baim.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for VIP tickets ( $200 each ) and 6 p.m. for general admission ( $100 ). The Oscars HD Telecast will start at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at SiskelFilmCenter.org/hollywoodonstate2018 or 312-846-2600 .