Atlanta bars host watch parties for 83rd annual Academy Awards

Oscars tonight

Tonight is the 83rd annual Academy Awards.

“The Kids Are All Right” is nominated for Best Picture and Screenplay. Annette Bening is nominated for Actress in a Leading Role while co-star Marh Ruffalo is nominated for Actor in a Supporting Role.

Other Best Picture nominees are “Black Swan,” “The Fighter,” “Inception,” “The King’s Speech,” “127 Hours,” “The Social Network,” “Toy Story 3,” “True Grit” and “Winter’s Bone.”

Out on Film, the Atlanta LGBT-film festival, is currently holding an Oscar pool. To enter, simply click this link and make a $10 donation. Enter your choices and e-mail the form back to Out on Film.

Several Atlanta bars are also hosting watch/viewing parties for the Oscars.

Amsterdam Atlanta will broadcast the award show on its 19 screens from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Come early to watch the red carpet. For more information, please visit

Amsterdam Atlanta
502-A Amsterdam Ave NE
Atlanta, GA

Woofs Atlanta, the gay sports bar, will also host a viewing party tomorrow night from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. For more information, please visit

2425 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30324