Film fans, pop culture vultures and avid entertainers, listen up.

If you’re throwing an Oscar party next weekend, in honor of the 83rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 27, we want to hear about it.

What food and drink do you serve? Any special games or traditional activities you do surrounding the Oscars? Do you make a point of seeing everything that was nominated?

Send an email to Lifestyle reporter Emily Burnham at Please include your name, hometown, contact information and Oscar story. We’ll see you at the movies!

Emily Burnham is a Maine native and proud Bangorian, covering business, the arts, restaurants and the culture and history of the Bangor region.