Oscar Week 2017 Parties & Events: The List

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UPDATED, Tuesday PM:  This list will be updated and re-posted on a regular basis with more events yet to be announced. Please send any event or party details to anthony@deadline.com. Mostly all of the events are by invite-only except for the Oscar Week panels; tickets sold for those at Oscars.org.

Wednesday, February 22


Vanity Fair and Barneys New York Dinner Celebrating La La Land
Location: Chateau Marmont
Details: Vanity Fair, Barneys New York and Lionsgate host an intimate dinner at the Chateau Marmont to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union, to celebrate the success of the $300M record-breaking film La La Land.

6 PM: Global Green USA’s Annual Pre-Oscar Party
Location: TAO Los Angeles, 6421 Selma Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Details: This year’s event honors the concerned citizens to Stand with Standing Rock and celebrates their heroic leadership of Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council Chairman David Archambault II, and other environmental leaders working to protect the people, places and planet in need. Over 300 guests will be in attendance including Matt Walsh, Ed Begley, Jr., Orlando Bloom, Sebastian Copeland, Maggie Grace, Jesse Jackson, Ed O’Neill, Oliver Stone, Cody Simpson, Estelle, and Taylor Dayne.

6PM: Nuit de Champagne
Location: Official Residence of the Consul General of France, 813 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills
Details: Christophe Lemoine, Consul General of France in Los Angeles, Anne-Laure Tuncer, Director of Atout France US and Christine Noiret-Richet of Champagne Tourism as well as Sandrine and Rod Kukurudz, Alfredo Gangotena of Nuit du Champagne host this French affair which celebrates cinema.

7PM: Oscar’s Sistahs Soiree
Location: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 7 p.m.
Details: Alfre Woodard hosts her 8th annual pre-Oscars celebration. Attendees include Oscar nominees Ruth Negga, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Naomie Harris along with Edwina Findley and Aja Naomi King.

7-9PM: Los Angeles Confidential Magazine Pre-Oscar Party
Location: Palihouse, 8465 Holloway Dr, West Hollywood, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Details: They’re celebrating their Oscar issue with cover star Janelle Monae from Hidden Figures and Moonlight.

7:30 PM: Oscar Week – Documentaries
Location: Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills
Details: Clips and onstage discussions with the filmmakers behind this year’s Oscar-nominated feature and short docs. Hosted by Kate Amend, editor of The Case Against 8 and Rory Kennedy, the director-producer of the Oscar-nominated 2015 title Last Days in Vietnam.

7:30PM: OK! Magazine Pre-Oscar Party
Location: Nightingale Plaza, 643 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Details: DJ Chelsea Leyland will preside. Activations at the event include SATIN hair color who will be doing a double vanity, Le Vian will be showcasing their chocolate diamonds in plinth cases, Sexy Hair will be sampling their hair products, Hydroxycut will be showcasing their products with brand ambassadors, Toffifay will have male models handing out their product throughout the party, Ruffino wine will be poured. Coolhaus will also be providing cook treats.

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Russell Simmons’ All Def Movie Awards
Location: Belasco Theatre, 1050 Hill St., LA
Details: Second-annual event lauding African Americans in film. Black carpet arrivals start at 7 PM. The ADMAs will honor industry legend Ice Cube with a Lifetime Achievement Award and recognize entertainer and political activist Amber Rose with the Vanguard Award for her work on social justice projects like the SlutWalk, a transnational movement of protest marches calling for an end to rape culture. Mike Epps hosts with a guest list that includes Simmons, Cube, Snoop Dogg, Amber Rose, Chris Redd (Netflix’s Disjointed); Comedian Donnell Rawlings; Actress Eva Marcille (The Young and the Restless); actor and comedian Finesse Mitchell (Saturday Night Live); actor and comedian Lil Rel Howery (The Carmichael Show); comedian Thai Rivera; actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish; actor Mark Curry (Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper); and The Lucas Brothers

Thursday, February 23

11AM-1:30PM: Canadian Nominee Reception & Lunch
Location: Official Residence of Canada in Los Angeles
Details: The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, Telefilm Canada, and the Consulate General of Canada are hosting this event which honors those Canadian Oscar and award nominees this season from such titles as Arrival, Blind Vaysha, Pear Cider and Cigarettes, The Witch, The 13th and more.

6:30 PM: BOVET 1822 & Artists for Peace and Justice Present ‘Songs From The Cinema’ Benefit
Location: Fairfax Ave. venue TBA
Details: Paul Haggis’ charity Artists for Peace and Justice and Bovet 1822 are hosting this event. Jackson Browne is curating the concert benefit featuring performances of songs from iconic movies, performed by Jeff Bridges, Rita Wilson, Jack Black, Moby and more.

A24’s pre-Oscar party
Location: Sunset Tower Hotel, 8358 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: Distributor will privately celebrate their Oscar nominees 20th Century Women, Moonlight and The Lobster.

Vanity Fair and Lancôme Toast To Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue
Location:Chateau Marmont
Details: Vanity Fair and Lancôme will host a private cocktail reception to celebrate Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue.


Oscar Wilde Awards, Los Angeles, America - 25 Feb 2016

6:30-11 PM: Oscar Wilde Pre-Academy Awards Event
Location:J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot in Santa Monica
Details: Loving best actress Oscar nominee Ruth Negga, Caitriona Balfe, Glen Hansard, Zachary Quinto, and Martin Short will be honored. Presenters: Chris Pine (to Zachary Quinto) and Catherine O’Hara (to Martin Short). Why you don’t want to miss it: Abrams will emcee, Hansard will perform. Guests will raise a pint in support of the non-profit US-Ireland Alliance.

7-9PM: Matthew Weiner & Benedikt Taschen Host ‘Mad Men’ Book Party
Location: 354 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 
Details: The two-volume book looks back on all seven seasons and features candid interviews, behind-the-scenes photos, personal notes, and production sketches.

7-11 PM: Dolby’s Oscar Nominee Party
Location: The London, 1020 N. San Vincente, West Hollywood
Details: Celebrating the 29 Oscar nominees in sound and cinematography this year.

7:30 PM: Oscar Week – Animation Features
Location: Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills
Details: Hosted by Inside Out Oscar winners Pete Doctor and Jonas Rivera, the evening will highlight clips from this year’s animation nominees as well as chats with their creators.

7:30PM: 12th Annual Final Draft Awards
Location: Paramount Theatre, 5555 Melrose Ave.
Details: 2017 Hall of Fame Award inductee Robert McKee will be present along with additional attendees Brian Cox, Quincy Jones, Allen Maldonado, Margaret Nagle, Steven Pressfield, Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, Alexis Perkins, Rowan Wheeler, Final Draft president Scott McMenamin and CEO of Cast & Crew Eric Belcher.

8-11 PM: Cadillac Celebrates the 89th Annual Academy Awards
Location: Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles
Details: Cadillac is a sponsor of this year’s Oscars. Tony Schubert of Event Eleven is designing and producing the event. Last year’s guest list included Oscar nominee Arthur Max (Production Design, The Martian) along with Christoph Waltz, Joanne Froggatt, Allison Janney, Kate Walsh, Andrew Rannells, Kelly Rowland, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell, Abigail Spencer, Samantha Barks, Jack Fox, Kim Raver, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Paul Wesley. Select guests will also be chauffeured to the event in the Cadillac CT6.

9:30pm: 2nd Annual Ebony Magazine and iTunes Movies Pre-Oscar Celebration
Location: Delilah, 7969 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood
Details: Attendees to include Raoul Peck, Joi McMillon, Issa Rae, Jesse Williams, John Singleton, Don Cheadle, Omar Dorsey, Mary J. Blige, Mo’Nique, Regina King, Teyana Taylor, Andra Day and Vivica Fox.

Friday, February 24

11 AM: 54th ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon
Location: Beverly Hilton, International Ballroom, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills
Details: DreamWorks Media Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg will receive The Lifetime Achievement Award, Denzel Washington is the Motion Picture Showman of the Year, Ryan Murphy will be lauded as Television Showman of the Year, and the President’s Award goes to BWR co-founder Nanci Ryder. Lunch is at 12, awards at 12:30pm.

3-5 PM: United Voices Rally
Location: Outside UTA Headquarters, 9336 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
Details: In lieu of its annual Oscar party, United Talent Agency is hosting a rally outside its L.A. headquarters. The gathering – “United Voices” – aims to express the creative community’s growing concern with anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States and its potential chilling effect on the global exchange of ideas and freedom of expression. UTA is donating $250K to the American Civil Liberties Union and the International Rescue Committee. UTA’s client Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, who is nominated again in the foreign language film category with The Salesman, has announced he will forgo the trip to the U.S. for the ceremony due to the proposed U.S. travel ban upon seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Vanity Fair and Genesis Party To Celebrate Hidden Figures
Location: Spago
Details:Vanity Fair and luxury car company, Genesis, will host an exclusive party to celebrate Fox’s three-time Oscar winner.

5-8 PM: British Consul General Chris O’Connor Hosts Film Is Great Reception
Location: Fig & Olive, 8490 Melrose Pl., West Hollywood
Details: The British Consul General hosts a soiree that celebrates the British nominees at the 89th Oscars and the U.K.’s great contribution to the film industry. chef Gordon Ramsay OBE provides the special menu. British Airways is the evening’s partner with cocktails provided by Berry Bros Rudd and Ridgeview Wines.

Alicia Vikander

6-9 PM: 10th Annual Women in Film (WIF) Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party
Location: Nightingale Plaza
Details: Hosted by Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson and Oscar-winning producer and WIF, LA President, Cathy Schulman, this event is presented by Max Mara and BMW, with additional support by Stella Artois. The evening celebrates all 46 women in front of and behind the camera, who have been nominated this year.

6-8 PM: Screen Australia and Australians in Film’s Oscar Nominee Reception
Location: Four Seasons, Beverly Hills
Details: Event will celebrate this year’s Australian Oscar nominees and previous winners.

6 PM: The 20th Annual NHMC Impact Awards Gala
Location: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire
Details:Celebrating the positive portrayals of Latinos in the media. Roberto Orci, Karla Souza, Jaimie Camil, Disney’s Elena of Avalor, Univision/Fusion’s documentary Hate Rising, Netflix’s One Day at a Time being honored with Norman Lear presenting.

Ruth Negga
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6PM: Gemfields
Location: Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
Details: This event is in honor of Loving star and best actress nominee Ruth Negga and her stylist, Karla Welch.

7:30PM-11PM: Piaget & Weinstein Co. Academy Awards & Independent Spirits Kickoff Party
Location: Private

8PM:  The ‘Golden Soiree’ Pre-Oscar Celebration with a Special Wish being Granted for Make a Wish
Location: The All New VIVA Restaurant in Hollywood, 6350 Hollywood Blvd
Details: Guests attending include Eva Longoria, Derek Hough, Lana Del Rey, Apolo Ohno, Rob Minkoff, Victor Ortiz, Rob Gronkowski, Chuck Liddell, Eric Benet, Alexandra Dinu, Kennedy Summers. Make A Wish Foundation beneficiary Tara will walk the red carpet with her mother and sister.


88th Annual Academy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, America - 28 Feb 2016

8PM: Common’s Toast to the Arts: A Celebration of Fearless Art
Location: Private 
Details: The Selma Oscar winner hosts an intimate dinner. Previous attendees include Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Jay Z, Beyonce, Shonda Rhimes, Halle Berry, Ava DuVernay among others.

WME Pre-Oscar party
Location: Private residence

Saturday, February 25

10 AM: Oscar Week – Foreign Language Films
Location: Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills
Details: Hosted by Producers branch governor and Rain Man best picture Oscar winner Mark Johnson, nominees in the category will discuss their challenges in creating their cinematic works.

10:30 AM: “Invisible Art/Visible Artists” panel presented by the American Cinema Editors
Location: Grauman’s Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA
Details: This year’s Oscar-nominated editors –Joe Walker (Arrival), Hacksaw Ridge (John Gilbert), Jake Roberts (Hell or High Water), Tom Cross (La La Land) and Joi McMillon &  Nat Sanders (Moonlight) will discuss their work.


Independent Spirit Awards 2017 Promo

1:30 PM: 32st Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards
Location: Tent on the Santa Monica Beach
Details: Be sure to wear an extra pair of underwear, because the riotous Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are hosting.

2 PM: 7th Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel
Location: UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall
Details: This year’s panelists include three 2017 Oscar nominees, Consolata Boyle (Florence Foster Jenkins), Madeline Fontaine (Jackie) and Mary Zophres (La La Land) as well as distinguished costume designers Erin Benach (Loving), Sharen Davis (Fences) and Arianne Phillips (Nocturnal Animals). Presented by Swarovski.

3-5 PM:The Society of Composers and Lyricists Champagne reception
Location:Eveleigh, 8752 Sunset Blvd,
Details: Hosted in conjunction with the AMPAS music branch, ASCAP, BMI and SESAC, this post-Indie Spirits event lauds this year’s music nominees.

3 PM: 11th Annual Art of Production Design Oscar Panel
Location: Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: The Art Director Guild’s past president Thomas A. Walsh and SDSA member Jan Pascale will moderate the discussion with the design teams from Arrival, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, La La Land, Passengers, and Hail, Caesar! Event is free to the public.

3 PM: Oscar Week – Makeup and Hairstyling Symposium
Location: Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills
Details: Behind the scenes discussions with this year’s nominees. Wigs, appliances, photographs will be on display in the Academy lobby. Moderated by Kathryn L. Blondell (The Revenant), Lois Burwell (Oscar winner Braveheart) and Leonard Engelman (makeup artist for Heat, Moonstruck).

Thandie Newton at last year's Chanel & Charles Finch
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4PM-7PM: IFC Films & Sundance Selects Independent Spirits After-Party
Location: 41 Ocean Club
Details:Celebrating Indie Spirit nominees Certain Women, Kiki and The Childhood of a Leader as well as a number of distinguished 2017 releases including but not limited to Personal Shopper, Wolves, The Killing Ground, and I, Daniel Blake.

7PM-10PM: Dinner celebrating Oscar nominee Life, Animated
This event is private and by invite only
Location: Wolf restaurant
Details: Hosted by A&E and film distributor The Orchard.

7:30PM: Chanel and Charles Finch 9th Annual Pre-Oscar Dinner
Location: Madeo Restaurant, 8897 Beverly Blvd.
Details: Expected guests include Kristen Stewart, Janelle Monae, Jessica Chastain, Hugh Grant, Liev Schreiber, Lily Collins, Michael Keaton, Ruth Negga, Damien Chazelle, Dylan McDermott, Garth Davis, Pablo Larrain, Paul Haggis, Ridley Scott, Rosetta and Balthazar Getty, Vanessa Getty and many more.

8PM: FILM CARNIVAL’s  Pre-Oscar Party
Location: Lou Xiaolou’s Beverly Hills Residence
Details: Lou Xiaolou, Stephen Castor and Jim Rygiel hosting and celebrating this year’s nominees as well as China’s partnerships in Hollywood’s Film Industry.
The Weinstein Company Pre-Oscar Dinner presented in partnership with Chopard, DeLeon Tequila, FIJI Water, and Lexus at the Montage, Los Angeles, America - 27 Feb 2016
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8PM: The Weinstein Company Pre-Oscar Dinner
Location: Montage Marchesa Ballroom, 225 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
Details: An annual Oscar eve tradition whereby the studio lauds its Oscar nominees.

8 PM: Motion Picture and Television Fund’s 15th Annual The Night Before
Location: The Fox Lot
Details: Fundraiser to support MPTF in providing social services, financial assistance, a renowned retirement community and innovative programs for seniors and those who care for them. A star-studded host committee, Oscar nominees, and presenters in attendance.

8PM: Film Carnival Pre-Oscar Party 
Location: Lou Xiaolou’s Beverly Hills residence.
Details: Lou Xiaolou, Stephen Castor and Jim Rygiel host this event, which celebrates nominees and China’s partnerships in the film business.

ICM Partners Oscar Party
private residence

Sunday, February 26

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Amazon Studios

4 PM: Amazon Studio’s Oscar Viewing & After-Party
Location: Delilah, 7969 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA

Norby Walters 27th annual Night of 100 Stars
Location: Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
Details: Richard Lewis emcees, Joe Bologna to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award by Lewis himself. Walters is the dinner chairman with Peter Nygard and his Nygard International back as title sponsor.


Vanity Fair Oscar Party: 2016, Beverly Hills - 28 Feb 2016

Vanity Fair Oscar Party
Location: Annenberg Center at 9390 North Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills
Details: Editor-in-chief Graydon Carter hosts the Vanity Fair Oscar party at a custom-designed space which connects the Wallis Annaberg Center with City Hall

4 PM PT/7 PM EST/midnight GMT: Oscar Night New York & Oscar Night London
Location: Rainbow Room in NYC, Soho’s Ham Yard Hotel in London
Details:  The Academy hosts these official viewing parties for members in both cities and invited industry guests. At Oscar Night London, supported by Rolex, guests will enjoy a midnight feast, complete with espresso martinis, and will watch the Oscars telecast streamed live on the big screen, from red carpet arrivals through the announcement of the Best Picture award. Oscar NYC will have a menu inspired by Executive Chef Jim Botsacos.

4 PM: First Annual Entertainment Studios Oscar Gala
Location:Montage Beverly Hills, 225 North Canon Drive
Details: Hosted by Entertainment Studios and Byron Allen. Event is in honor of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and features live performances by Toni Braxton and Babyface.

The Academy Awards Viewing Party: Wonderful Crazy Night to Benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Los Angeles, America - 28 Feb 2016

4 PM:The Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 24th Annual Oscar Viewing Party
Location: West Hollywood Park
Details: St. Paul & the Broken Bones will perform at this year’s gala which is sponsored by BVLGARI, Neuro Drinks and Diana Jenkins. John’s soiree is the largest fundraising event in Hollywood on Oscar night, raising north of $56M to support the Foundation’s mission to achieve an AIDS-free generation. Dinner will be designed by Chef Gordon Ramsay, there’s a live auction conducted by Alexander Gilkes of Paddle8, and dance tunes spun by DJ Johnny Dynell. Guest lists includes but not limited to Oscar nominee and event chair Mahershala Ali, Tim and Jane Allen, Jim Carrey, Michael Douglas, Ava DuVernay, Caitlyn Jenner, Quincy Jones, Heidi Klum, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Elvis Costello, Lea Michele, Katy Perry, Tyler Perry, Zoë Saldana, Kevin Spacey, Britney Spears, Sharon Stone, Steven Tyler, and Denzel and Pauletta Washington.

4:30-10 PM: Mercedes Benz Viewing Party with ICON MANN
Location: Four Seasons, Beverly Hills
Details: Celebrating African Americans in film from all sectors of the industry.



5 PM: The Piper-Heidsieck Viewing Party Hosted By Terlato Wines
Location: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Details: FYI, Piper will be the only champagne poured at the Academy Awards and the Governors Ball for the third year running and this is their official viewing party.

5 PM: IMDb Live Viewing Party
Location: Neuehouse (formerly the historic CBS Radio Studio).
Details: Presented by OREO Chocolate Candy Bar. It’s a live companion show to the Oscars, hosted by Dave Karger (IMDb Special Correspondent) and Rachel Smith (co-host of Amazon’s Style Code Live) and streamed live on IMDB, Twitter and Twitch.

88th Oscars®, Academy Awards, Governors Ball

5:30 PM: The 89th Academy Awards
Location: Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles
Details: Jimmy Kimmel hosting

…While you’re waiting at the Oscars: Rolex, one of the ceremony’s sponsors has the second-annual Oscars Greenroom. Last year, the Rolex Interior Design team in Geneva transformed the backstage Greenroom space with the look and feel of a late 20th-century private home in the Hollywood Hills, spanning Rolex in the history of film. The Greenroom prominently featured a gallery of legendary screen stars, each wearing an emblematic Rolex watch. This year’s Greenroom will have a new design/concept.

Followed by: The 89th Oscars Governors Ball
Location:Ray Dolby Ballroom, top of Hollywood & Highland
Details: This year’s theme is “magical transformation” with guests entering into a tricolor motif of gold and red on an infinite blanket of white. Chef Wolfgang Puck returns for his 23rd consecutive year with 50 imaginative dishes. Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, costume designer of such titles as Inception, Ghostbusters, Hannah and Her Sisters and his Oscar-nominated Bullets Over Broadway, will preside for the eighth year as Governors Ball Chair, overseeing the menu, entertainment and decor. Cheryl Cecchetto is also the event’s producer.

9PM-12AM: Oscar After-Party hosted by The Orchard
This event is private and by invite only

Location: Sunset Hills Penthouse

9PM until Late: ‘The After Party’ Atop the Heritage Penthouse Presented by Champagne Taittinger
Location: Heritage Penthouse, 467 N. Canon Dr. Beverly Hills, CA


Tuesday, February 21

Final Oscar Ballots Are Due 

5:30PM: 19th Annual Costume Designer Guild Awards
Location: Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills
Details: Lauding the nominees across TV and film including but not limited to La La Land, Lion, Captain Fantastic, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, and Nocturnal Animals. Honorees include costume designer Jeffrey Kurland being lauded with the Career Achievement Award, Meryl Streep with the Distinguished Collaborator Award, and illustrator and costume designer Lois DeArmond with the Distinguished Service Award.

Vanity Fair and L’Oréal Paris Celebrate Young Hollywood
Location: Delilah
Details: Vanity Fair executive West Coast editor Krista Smith and Dakota Johnson host Vanity Fair and L’Oréal Paris’ toast to Young Hollywood in support of The Roar Foundation Shambala Preserve. Invitation-only event.

7 PM: Oscar Week – Shorts
Location: Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills
Details: Hosted by Deadpool director Tim Miller who received an Oscar nomination for the animated short Gopher BrokeThe evening will delve into the live-action and animated short nominees with screenings and onstage panel discussions with the filmmakers.


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