**UPDATED** 3.1.12 :: Check out our Oscar Viewing Party Re-Cap Video!! See the exciting behind the scenes party footage, our amazing guests and who won the Oscar Challenge. Hint…it WASN’T the movie critic. Enjoy!!!
UPDATE 2/21/12 by Amy: Movie Critic Richard Roeper & Restaurateur Billy Dec go HEAD TO HEAD on Oscar Picks! And guess what?! The loser has to work for the other person! Watch this video below to see it all go down! By the way, you too can compete against them for some great prizes here: http://bit.ly/RockitOscars
Make sure you join Richard & Billy at the event & in this competition! Below sample of some of the fabulous prizes you can win at the event!
-A pair of Roundtrip tickets valid for travel from the US to Europe, Central America or the Carribean from United Airlines
-Three Month Spa Membership at The Peninsula
-Autographed pennant from Chicago Bull Derrick Rose
-One Week of FREE Private Uber Car Rides
-Blackhawks Hockey Stick autographed by the team
-Two tickets for the Opening Night Performance and Post-Show Cast Party for EASTLAND at Lookingglass Theatre
-Two autographed baseballs from Chicago Cub Ryan Dempster
-Fitness Guru Andrea Metcalf’s Package: workout mat, ball, book, dvd and personal fitness consultation
-Two Premium Seats to March 14th “Show Boat” at the Lyric Opera
-Party at 10 Pin with food, beverage and bowling
-Autographed Lance Briggs Jersey
-Autographed Mike Ditka Book
MEDIA ALERT : February 9, 2012
Richard Roeper & Billy Dec to co-host an Oscar Viewing Party
To benefit the arts through After School Matters
CHICAGO – On February 26, co-hosts Richard Roeper & Billy Dec will hold their 2nd Annual Oscar Viewing Party. Guests will test their movie knowledge by putting their ballot predictions up against Richard and Billy for a chance to win fabulous prizes while hearing their commentary live throughout the telecast.
Tickets are priced at $50 each with a portion of the proceeds going to support After School Matters, a nonprofit organization that offers Chicago public high school teens high quality out-of-school-time opportunities to explore and develop their talents in the arts, while gaining critical skills for work, college, and beyond.
Tickets include delicious passed appetizers from Rockit Bar & Grill, creative “Oscar themed” cocktails from Belvedere and Moet Chandon champagne. Gift bags will be given to the first 100 ticket buyers. Red carpet coverage begins at 5 p.m. telecast begins at 6 p.m.
Click here to get your tickets : http://bit.ly/xsHKGo
About the hosts:
Richard Roeper is co-host of Roe/Roeper on WLS-AM. Sun-Times Columnist. Author of eight books. Former co-host Ebert/Roeper. Contributor, ReelzChannel. Reviews: Richardroeper.com.
Billy Dec is CEO of Rockit Ranch Productions, Emmy Award Winning Entertainment Correspondent, ABC’s “Windy City Live”
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