Oscar Nominees Night at Spago

The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night - Inside

Viola Davis, Isabelle Huppert, Dev Patel, Naomie Harris and others party at Spago for pre-Oscars soiree

 

Wiz Khalifa and Aloe Blacc perform for the crowd

 

Several Academy Award contenders converged on Spago Beverly Hills this week when the Hollywood Reporter kicked off pre-Oscar celebrations by feting this year’s nominees.

The star-studded Feb. 6 affair drew Dev Patel (“Lion”), Naomie Harris (“Moonlight”), Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”), Jeff Bridges (“Hell or High Water”), Viola Davis (“Fences”), Justin Timberlake (“Can’t Stop the Feeling” for “Trolls”) and directors Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”) and Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”).

Also in the mix were Kareem Abdul-Jabaar …

Click here to read my entire story in the online fashion section of the Los Angeles Times and scroll down the page to see more pictures.

 

The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night - Inside
Top photo: Rapper Wiz Khalifa delivers a deejay set at The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night at Spago (Photo by Rich Polk/ Getty Images for THR)

The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night - Red Carpet

 

Second photo: “Lion” star Dev Patel, left, with director Garth Davis at The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night at Spago (Photo by Todd Williamson/ Getty Images for THR)

Third photo: Best supporting actress nominee Naomie Harris of “Moonlight” at The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night at Spago (Photo by Todd Williamson/ Getty Images for THR)

Fourth photo: Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker with best actress nominee Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”) at The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night at Spago  (Photo by Todd Williamson/ Getty Images for THR)

Fifth photo: Best supporting actor nominee Jeff Bridges, left, with Gil Birmingham of “Hell or High Water” at The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night at Spago (Photo by Todd Williamson/ Getty Images for THR)

 

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The Hollywood Reporter 5th Annual Nominees Night - Inside

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Oscar Nominees Night at Spago

Published Feb. 10, 2016 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA