Weekend: Hello, Oscar

You're going? Or watching. Or presenting?

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82ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: Our big, over-the-top city's biggest, over-the-toppiest night. You know the headline this year: 10 Best Picture nominees. Us? We're waiting for the presenter banter. Props to the presenter banter. Oh, and we're all about the giant red curtain hanging in front of the Kodak. How do we get one of those for our front window? Sunday, March 7th

THE 2010 KOREAN FILM FESTIVAL IN LOS ANGELES: Four days, a bevy of top films, with a special genre focus: horror. "The Pot" especially intrigues via the description. The venues include the Laemmle Music Hall and Egyptian. March 4th-7th

DERBY DOLLS NIGHT: Great banked track if this isn't a huge bout. LA faces off against San Diego, along with "special guest skaters from around the country." Is it the battle of SoCal skate glory? Maybe. Or maybe it is just a raucous good time. March 6th

OLD TOWN TREASURE HUNT: The public scavenger hunts put together by Out of the Box has sent people scurrying all over Hollywood; now they're taking on Pasadena. So how much do you know about the Crown City, anyway? March 6th and 13th-14th

AMC BEST PICTURE SHOWCASE: Hoo boy. A whole 24-hour marathon of the nominated films, kicking off at a minute after midnight on Saturday, March 6th. It's $45. That's all. Nearly a dozen lauded films. AND a large popcorn with no-pay fill-'er-ups all day. Get your rest, movie lovers.

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