The 71st annual Golden Globes are upon us and Hollywood is gearing up for its biggest awards festivities of the new year (so far). Here’s your guide to all the events in town.
Sunday, Jan. 12 – Post-Golden Globes
AMC, IFC, Sundance Selects, Sundance Channel – Stardust Ballroom, Beverly Hilton
Guests at the viewing party will be rooting for AMC’s awards favorite “Breaking Bad,” musical/comedy actress nominee Greta Gerwig (IFC’s “Frances Ha”) and Sundance Channel’s mini “Top of the Lake.”
CAA – Sunset Tower
Partygoers will have to leave the compound of the Beverly Hilton for this ultra-exclusive fete.
Fox, 20th TV, FX, Fox Searchlight – The Fox Pavilion, 9900 Wilshire at Merv Griffin Way
From “12 Years a Slave” to “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” the Fox companies celebrate 18 nominations in total, but party guests will have to trek out of the BevHilton on foot.
HBO – Circa 55 Restaurant, Beverly Hilton
Everyone, and we mean everyone, makes a stop at the HBO party poolside. The cabler snagged nine nominations, leading all TV networks.
InStyle/Warner Bros. – Oasis Courtyard, Beverly Hilton
WB has “Gravity” and “Her” contending for best picture Globes — this party could be toasting double winners.
NBCUniversal – Parking Garage Rooftop, Beverly Hilton
The conglom will celebrate a (fingers crossed) successful broadcast featuring NBC darling hostesses Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and noms for “Rush,” “Despicable Me 2″ and “Parks and Recreation.” NBCU will also feature a performance by Youngblood Hawke and cross-promote the Sochi Winter Games with Gold Meets Golden, uniting Olympians with Hollywood’s A-List.
Weinstein – Old Trader Vic’s location
Harvey Weinstein and his casts (“August: Osage County,” “Philomena”) should be on hand, plus musicians Taylor Swift and U2.
(Above: Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are expected to attend NBCUniversal’s bash after Sunday’s Globes)
Saturday, Jan. 11
Film Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Awards Nominees Brunch - BOA Steakhouse, 11 a.m.
The Indie Spirit Awards aren’t till March, but nominees will gather for lunch and a presentation of grants.
DuJour Magazine’s Golden Globes party – Herringbone at the Mondrian, 1 p.m.
The mag will honor cover girl Lupita Nyong’o. Guests include her co-stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Paulson and Alfre Woodard.
BAFTA LA Tea Party - Four Seasons, 2 p.m.
Afternoon tea, scones and cocktails are on the menu at this well-attended garden party.
Paramount’s Golden Globes pre-party - Chateau Marmont, 6 p.m.
With “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Nebraska” and “Labor Day” in the running, expect Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Alexander Payne and company.
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards – InterContinental Century City, 7 p.m.
Winners Bruce Dern, Cate Blanchett, Adele Exarchopoulos, Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o will pick up their kudos.
G’Day USA Gala - JW Marriott, 7 p.m.
Aussies Geoffrey Rush, Jacki Weaver and chef Curtis Stone will be honored. Also on the guest list: countrymen Cate Blanchett, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts and Simon Baker.
Sean Penn & Friends “Help Haiti Home” – Montage, 7 p.m.
Anderson Cooper hosts the fundraiser for J/P Haitian Relief Organization.
CAA party – Soho House, WME dinner – Craft
The Art of Elysium’s Heaven Gala - Skirball Center, 8 p.m.
Honoring Linda Perry, the fundraiser will also feature a fashion show and performances by Evan Rachel Wood and Steven Tyler.
CBS Nominees Celebration – Soho House, 8:30 p.m.
CBS Television, CBS Films and Showtime celebrate their nominees, including “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Good Wife,” “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “Masters of Sex.”
Anonymous Content and HBO party – Rivabella, 10 p.m.
In anticipation of Sunday’s premiere of HBO’s “True Detective,” Globe nominee Matthew McConaughey has a busy weekend (the series co-stars Woody Harrelson).
Friday, Jan. 10
AFI Awards Luncheon – Four Seasons, 12 p.m.
The top 10 films and TV shows are celebrated at the usually star-packed luncheon.
Third annual AACTA Awards – Sunset Marquis, 6 p.m.
The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts, headed by prexy Geoffrey Rush, presents their international awards.
DVF Journey of a Dress Party - Wilshire May Company, 8 p.m.
Andy Cohen and Coco Rocha host a livestream red carpet show with Diane von Furstenberg, celebrating the 40th birthday of the wrap dress. (It doesn’t look a day over 29.)
Thursday, Jan. 9
Audi’s Golden Globes party - Cecconi’s, 7 p.m.
Celebs will arrive in the Audi A8 L TDI. Expected to attend: “Parenthood” nominee Monica Potter, Sofia Vergara, Aaron Paul and Alfonso Cuaron.
“Blue Jasmine” screening and Q&A with Cate Blanchett at the Variety Screening Series - ArcLight, 7:30 p.m.
Golden Globe-nommed Cate Blanchett will join Variety‘s Jenelle Riley in conversation.
W Magazine Golden Globe party – Chateau Marmont, 7 p.m.
The mag celebrates its February issue, which features a “Best Performances” portfolio shot by Juergen Teller.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
The People’s Choice Awards - Nokia Theatre, 5 p.m.
A live red carpet stream will be broadcast on www.peopleschoice.com and the show will air on CBS, hosted by “2 Broke Girls” stars Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs.
“Black Sails” premiere and party - Harmony Gold Preview House, 7 p.m.
Starz offers up booty and bounty for their newest original series about pirates, produced by Michael Bay.