The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, are the highest honors in the film industry and are bestowed annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. Following the ceremony, hosts like Vanity Fair and the Elton John AIDS Foundation draw A-list crowds, as does the Academy's own splashy Governors Ball. The 2017 Oscars took place on February 26; here's our archive of related coverage.
2016 Academy Awards
2014 Academy Awards
Before and after the 2014 Academy Awards, hosts like Vanity Fair, Elton John, and Essence held glittering bashes, bringing splashy decor and entertainment to venues all around Los Angeles.