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Oscar Fever

Where to watch the 87th annual Academy Awards this Sunday, February 22.

Academy Awards Screening Party
Littlefield; 6 p.m.; 622 Degraw St., nr. Fourth Ave., Gowanus; 718-855-3388
Hey, movie lovers, Littlefield and the Skint are throwing you an Oscar party to make you feel like a star. Get dressed up for the red carpet and be ready for the questions about what you're wearing. (Wear something interesting! That'll make answering more fun.) Plus, free popcorn and free Champagne (with RSVP), and Oscar-themed drinks. You never had it so good.

The Big Quiz Thing
(Le) Poisson Rouge; 5:30 p.m.; 158 Bleecker St., nr. Thompson St.; 212-505-3474
How much do you know about this year’s Oscar nominees? How about the nominees from 20 years ago? All is fair game tonight. Admission is $10 to $15 and comes with some pretty sweet prizes, so brush up and play to win. Or, you know, just enjoy the show.

Louro Oscars Party
Louro; reservations begin at 7 p.m.; 142 W. 10th St., at Seventh Ave.; 212-206-0606
Chef David Santos has created a $45, three-course Oscar-inspired menu. Choose from five appetizers, including the "Boyhood" (Bacon Mac 'n' Cheese, with clothbound cheddar and elbow pasta) or the “Birdman” (Roasted Piri Quail, with frisée salad and a poached quail egg). The five main courses include the “Gone Girl” (Kansas City Barbecue Ribs, with baked beans and corn bread) and the “Whiplash” (Nashville Hot Chicken Drum Sticks, with coleslaw and potato salad). Reservations begin at 7 p.m. for the pre-show.

Academy Awards Viewing Party
Jimmy at the James Hotel; 7 p.m.; 15 Thompson St., nr. Grand St.; 212-201-9118
This rooftop bar with panoramic views offers sightings of stars—the celestial and Hollywood kind. Doors open at 5 p.m. for an evening including prizes for the most right answers on your ballot, a DJ for downtime dancing, and a menu that includes the specially conceived "Golden Boy" (Montenegro Amaro, Frangelico, orange bitters, and prosecco), by mixologist and partner Johnny Swet. Have a few of those and you'll end up seeing stars of a third kind.

Academy Awards Viewing Party
Videology; 6 p.m.; 308 Bedford Ave., at S. 1st St., Williamsburg; 718-782-3468
Catch all the action in Videology's screening room on the 11-foot big screen or, if that's full, hit the front bar. The red carpet starts at 6 p.m., but Videology recommends coming at 4:30 p.m. to grab the best spot. Don't worry—there's plenty of nachos and flavored popcorn (not to mention booze) to pass the time.

The Annual Oscar Party at the Stonewall
The Stonewall Inn; 6 p.m.; 53 Christopher St., nr. Seventh Ave. S.; 212-488-2705
It’s an Oscar extravaganza the only way the Stonewall knows how. Your fancy gown goes well with multiple screens and $3 beer and $4 well drinks until 8. Fill out a ballot and test your skills, play games, and enjoy the entertaining stylings of Jason Cozmo and Lavinia Draper.

87th Annual Oscars Viewing Party
230 Fifth; 7 p.m.; 230 Fifth Ave., at 27th St., 20th fl.; 212-725-4300
In a pretty great deal, $25 bucks gets you an open bar of Champagne, beer, and wine until 11 p.m., and two hours of hors d'oeuvre like chicken strips and sliders. Plus, if you're bored with watching the show, there's always the spectacular view. Ain't it grand to live in New York?

Ultra Mega-Oscars 2015
Nitehawk Cinema; 6 p.m.; 136 Metropolitan Ave., nr. Berry St., Williamsburg; 718-782-8370
A themed menu highlighting each Best Picture movie nominee (some Birdman hot-and-crispy chicken wings, anyone?) makes Nitehawk’s party especially delicious. A mere $25 saves your spot to watch all the action on the big screen, and goes toward food and beverages. Might we suggest Nutella crêpes with walnut—“The Universe in a (Wal)Nutshell” ($8)—made for The Theory of Everything? It’s like having the whole world, um, universe in your hands.

Academy Awards Viewing Party
Brooklyn Winery; 7 p.m.; 213 N. 8th St., nr. Driggs Ave., Williamsburg; 347-763-1506
What goes better with glitz, glamour, and Neil Patrick Harris than wine? Have a flight from the Finger Lakes with small plates like fried buttermilk chicken or the braised leek and goat cheese tart to complement the fancy night. Doors to the screening rooms open at 6 p.m. and entry is free, so we don't need to tell you to get there early.