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Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 89th Oscars® ceremony on Sunday, February 26.  The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants.“The theme of this year’s Governors Ball is ‘magical transformation.’  As they enter the Ball, guests will transition from a dazzling sea of red to a tricolor...
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Renowned musician and Grammy® Award nominee Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, with his band Orleans Avenue, is set to perform at the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscars® celebration, on Sunday, February 28.  The group will entertain the Ball’s 1,500 guests, which will include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and performers, and other luminaries.Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue is a hard-edged funk band that employs hip-hop beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in a jazz tradition.  In January Trombone Shorty was named to Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30”...
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Grammy® Award-winning artists Sergio Mendes and will.i.am are set to take the stage at the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscars® celebration, on Oscar Sunday, February 22.  They will perform for the Ball’s 1,500 guests, which will include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and performers, and other luminaries.Mendes, a renowned producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, has been a force on the international music scene for more than five decades and continues to evolve creatively through new collaborations and media.  One of the most successful Brazilian...
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Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 87th Oscars® ceremony on Sunday, February 22.  The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants. “The artistry and glamour that have truly defined Hollywood for decades will be highlighted at 87th Oscars Governors Ball,” said Kurland.  “We’ve selected...
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 Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 86th Oscars® ceremony on Sunday, March 2. The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants.As the chair of the Governors Ball, Kurland will oversee the décor, menu and entertainment planning, as well as design the attire to be worn by the evening’s staff. Kurland is an acclaimed costume designer...
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John Legend, nine-time Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter, will take the stage on Oscar Sunday, March 2, at the Academy’s official post-Oscars celebration, the Governors Ball.“John Legend is one of the industry’s most innovative and talented artists,” said Jeffrey Kurland, Costume Design Branch governor and chair of the Governors Ball.  “We’re thrilled he will be joining us to celebrate this year’s achievements in film, and for what promises to be a most memorable evening.”Legend’s critically acclaimed 2004 debut album, “Get Lifted,” garnered eight Grammy nominations and earned him...
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