Golden Globes 2015: An Insider’s Party Guide

January 6, 2015 - garden totes

Before 1,300 primped guest accumulate for a 40th uninterrupted time inside a Beverly Hilton’s famed International Ballroom – where they’ll suffer a three-course feast and Moet toasts alongside a 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards show, followed by after-parties – a array of A-list events will start a celebrating early. Here, Variety breaks down where to see, be seen, sip tea and swill cocktails, all week long, during this star-studded kickoff to a much-anticipated season.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

The People’s Choice Awards –  5 p.m. Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Viola Davis, Robert Downey Jr. and a casts of “The Big Bang Theory,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Entourage” are only some of a stars scheduled to join hosts Anna Faris and Allison Janney during a 41st annual awards uncover noticing fan favorites. Watch a live red runner tide on and a uncover airing on CBS during 9 p.m. ET/ behind PT — or buy tickets and see it all adult close.

Thursday, Jan. 8

Buzzfeed Happy Hour – 6 p.m. Eveleigh
On a heels of a participation in Comic-Con (and with Sundance activities on a horizon), Buzzfeed is removing concerned in a Globes. At this initial awards event, patrician an Excuse for Hollywood to Drink Together, attention standouts will be toasted during a happy hour, finish with GIF counter and awards deteriorate presence totes.

Audi’s Golden Globes Week Celebration – 7 p.m. Cecconi’s
At this sharp-witted kickoff cocktail whack (held biannually, for Globes and Emmys), celebrities will arrive around a latest Audi editions, and fraternise with associate nominees over mini epicurean pizzas and torpedo tunes (which have desirous many a “Modern Family” oldster to strike a dance floor). This year, design a “mid-century complicated meets epitome art” darkly colored thesis with pops of yellow, pleasantness of eventuality producer Tony Schubert, and tons of talent.

W Magazine Golden Globe Awards Party – 7 p.m. Chateau Marmont
The powerhouse teaming of hotelier Andre Balazs and W Magazine’s Stefano Tonchi and Lynn Hirschberg promises another insinuate though noted A-list soiree. This annual loyalty to Hollywood conjointly celebrates a Golden Globes, and a magazine’s cinematic Feb emanate – that will underline a best performances portfolio, trumpeting a work of hope-to-be-winners. Expect Dom Perignon, Cadillacs and stylish celebs, aplenty!

Friday, Jan. 9

AFI Awards Luncheon – noon during a Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills
For a initial time ever, 11 (rather than 10) suit pictures, along with 10 radio programs, will be respected during a American Film Institute’s notoriously boldfaced-name-filled luncheon. Before a room packed with unequaled attention power, this year’s common efforts, including films “Birdman,” “Foxcatcher,” “The Imitation Game” and “Whiplash”; and programs like “The Americans,” “Fargo,” “Game of Thrones” and “Mad Men,” join a prestigious calendar of works that “best allege a art of a relocating image.”

W Magazine’s Shooting Stars Exhibit Opening – 7 p.m. Wilshire May Co. Building
Last year, Diane von Furstenberg’s starry “Journey of a Dress” vaunt launch filled this large space with  fashionistas from Gwyneth Paltrow to Anna Wintour, and this year, W Magazine and Conde Nast’s photography unveil, presented by Hugo Boss and on arrangement by Feb. 22, will once again captivate a sartorial set. The assemblage of distinguished photos – which marry art and fashion, and are taken true from a pages of W – depict Hollywood darlings like Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Miley Cyrus, who will be on palm as a fashionable event’s host.

CAA party – Soho House
Guests’ dexterity will certain have to be “creative” to penetrate this disdainful attention fest.

Saturday, Jan. 10

Film Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Award Nominees Brunch – 11 a.m. BOA Steakhouse
In expectation of a 30th annual Indie Spirit awards on Feb. 21, this year’s nominees – including Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Chastain and Marion Cotillard – will accumulate during a swanky steakhouse for breakfast dishes and a display of grants, to foster a continued success of independent, original, “artist-driven films done with an economy of means.”

Cate Blanchett during a 2014 BAFTA/LA Tea Party. Photo credit: Getty Images

BAFTA/LA Tea Party – 2 p.m. Four Seasons in Beverly Hills
A miscellany of A-List nominees (like Bradley Cooper, Martin Scorsese and a Burberry-clad Sandra Bullock, final year) join members of a British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles for English-inspired tea, scones, cucumber sandwiches and cocktails during this posh and claim afternoon celebration presented by Jaguar and Mulberry.

The Art of Elysium’s Heaven Gala – 6:30 p.m. Hangar 8, 3000 31st St., Santa Monica,
Last year, Linda Perry’s chronicle of sky enclosed vegan cuisine and a stone set by Steven Tyler. This year’s visionary, contemporary behaving artist Marina Abramović, is likewise charged with curating a fashion, film, excellent humanities and song during this eighth annual fundraiser, for that we can squeeze tickets here. Actress Amber Heard will be honored, and a brigade of hip celebrities (Kate Bosworth, Joaquin Phoenix, Rose McGowan and more) will enclose black tie and lend support.

Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Awards – 6 p.m. InterContinental Century City
Winners like Tom Hardy (lead actor), Patricia Arquette (lead actress) and Richard Linklater (director) will accept acclamation and dinner.

Sean Penn Friends “Help Haiti Home” Gala – 6 p.m. Montage
Sean Penn ardently fundraises for a J/P Haitian Relief Organization, for a fourth time, with a small assistance from his friends (Bryan Lourd, Giorgio Armani and horde Anderson Cooper). Last year, he rallied buddies Charlize Theron, Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Roberts, to a balance of $6 million raised.

WME party – 7 p.m. Craig’s
The dear luminary tack will need additional paparazzi stationed for a talent agency’s boisterous pre-awards-night bash.

CBS Nominees Celebration –8:30 p.m. Soho House
From scenic penthouse digs, CBS Television, CBS Films, Showtime and – for a initial time given a 2006 entrance – a CW, will toast their plenty noms (for hits like “The Affair,” “The Good Wife” and “Jane a Virgin”). Expect to mingle with Claire Danes, Don Cheadle, Edie Falco, Jon Voight, Alan Cumming, Alison Janney, Gina Rodriguez and more.

Sunday, Jan. 11 – Post-Golden Globes

Fox, 20th TV, FX, Fox Searchlight Viewing Party Post-Show Celebration – The Fox Pavilion, 9900 Wilshire Blvd. during Merv Griffin Way
With Fox Searchlight heading a container of film distributors (scoring 12 nominations), and “Fargo” heading all TV contenders (with five), partygoers during this technically off-campus site could have lots to celebrate. Talent from “American Horror Story,” “The Book of Life,” “Gone Girl,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Homeland,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” “Louie,” “Wild” and most-nominated film “Birdman” is certain to be abound.

Warner Bros. and InStyle Post-Golden Globe Party – Oasis Courtyard, Beverly Hilton
For this stylish, 16th annual awards event, Tom Ford is constructing a dainty tent over a Beverly Hilton Hotel fountain, intending to ride partygoers to a complicated towering board in a Australian Blue Mountains.  Add in touches of “moody ’70s glamor”; a executive chandelier, channeling leaves and nature; and a moist loll with counterpart installations and issuing drinks, presented by Aquafina. Such an artistic environment is fit for a likes of this party’s stellar attendees (which enclosed everyone from Ben Affleck to Amy Adams, final year).

NBCUniversal’s Golden Globes After Party – Parking Garage Rooftop, BevHilton
NBC Entertainment, Universal Pictures, E! and Focus Features will certainly be celebrating after a 72nd Golden Globes broadcast, featuring three-time hostesses, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler; Greer Grammer as Miss Golden Globe; and Cecil B. DeMille Award-recipient George Clooney. Last year’s after-party lured eye candy like Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey, and guest during this year’s bi-level whack sponsored by Chrysler, Hilton and Qatar will suffer a grand smorgasboard and low-pitched opening by Harley Viera-Newton.

HBO Golden Globes After-Party – Circa 55, Beverly Hilton
This indoor/ outside poolside fantastic holding over Circa 55 grill is already a preeminent post-awards stop – and HBO’s leverage is frequency called into question, with 15 nods appointing them a many nominated network. Talent from “Girls,” “Veep,” “True Detective” and some-more will beauty a sprawling, star-studded drift that final year played horde to greats from Nicole Kidman to Lupita Nyong’o to Lady Gaga, and this year will elicit a grand 1930s film set, around a golden Old Hollywood-esque staircase and cascading gardenias and cream-colored garden roses.

CAA – Sunset Tower
It’s value withdrawal a devalue of a Beverly Hilton for this heading talent agency’s mythological and late-lasting fete.

Odeya Rush, Sarah Hyland, Jaime King, Taylor Swift and Hailee Steinfeld during a Weinstein Co. Netflix’s
2014 Golden Globes after-party. Photo credit: Getty Images

The Weinstein Co. and Netflix’s Golden Globes After-Party – Robinsons May Lot, 9900 Wilshire Blvd.
This overhanging celebration — where Diddy common a splash with Bono, Leo and Bradley had some QT with their moms and Taylor Swift started a dance celebration with girlfriends — is back, and relocating to a new plcae opposite from a hotel’s red carpet, aided by sponsors Lexus, Laura Mercier, Marie Claire and FIJI. With Weinstein scoring a second-highest series of film nominations (10), partygoers (including Amy Adams, Keira Knightley, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Taylor Schilling and Benedict Cumberbatch) might be feeling additional festive.


Kari Feinstein’s Pre-Golden Globes Style Lounge – noon-6 p.m. Jan. 8 9 Andaz West Hollywood
Fashion, travel and beauty goodies, from Capella Resorts, Vida scarves, Kelly Braker Brows, Swish Suits and more.

DPA World Experience Gift Lounge
Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, Jan. 8-Jan. 10
Nathalie Dubois assembles fashions from tip Parisian designers, and serves adult decadent snacks and treats.

Colgate Optic White Beauty Bar –  11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 9-10 Selma House during Chateau Marmont
A beauty breakwater with hairstyling, massages, makeup, manis and a plat bar, and valuables gifts and refreshments.

GBK Pre-Golden Globes Luxury Celebrity Gift Lounge – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 9-10 Hollywood
Luxurious lifestyle goods,  like Pilot Pens, LG Electronics, Beauty Kitchen products, private jet memberships and trips to Viceroy Bali.

Secret Room Events’ Golden Globe Style Lounge –  11 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 9 SLS Hotel
Diamonds, gowns, tuxedos, boots and handbags galore, from over 50 brands.

HBO Luxury Lounge 
- 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Jan. 10 and 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Jan. 11 Four Seasons Los Angeles
Nominees and talent will be treated to Pandora jewelry, Big Buddha bags, Montez Renault men’s bathing and some-more during this retreat.

(Pictured: The list settings for this year’s awards, with floral arrangements pleasantness of Mark’s Garden)

The Golden Globe Awards will atmosphere live  5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET Jan. 11 on NBC.

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