Arguably the most riveting musical performance on Academy Awards night didn’t emanate from the Kodak Theatre stage during the ceremony itself, but from Alabama’s neo-soul band St. Paul & the Broken Bones. The act capped Elton John’s annual Oscar-viewing party and fundraiser for his AIDS foundation....
This week, the 88th Academy Awards will be held at the 3,400-seat Dolby (formerly Kodak) Theatre. Oscar’s customized Hollywood home since 2002, the theater was designed by David Rockwell and is encased in a movie-inspired mall, designed...Show More Summary
With the 88th Annual Academy Awards set to take the stage of the Kodak Theatre on February 28th, the anticipation to see who will be crowned Best Picture is mounting by the day. One out of eight of this year's top films will be selected to join the other 87 films that have won The Academy's best honor, and go down in the history books. Show More Summary
This is a video from 2002 with Destiny’s Child performing with Celine Dion at the Kodak Theatre in California. If you listen closely around the 3:30 mark, you can hear Beyonce shout “Jay” and point to him in the crowd.
The 2015 Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby (née Kodak) Theatre this coming Sunday, February 22, which means LA will be even more inundated with the rich and famous than it normally is. The red carpet is...
That preview of the Oscar red carpet 2014 on E! look familiar? It should. You’ve been looking at it since the Academy Awards moved to their “permanent” home at the Dolby Theatre (previously the Kodak) in 2002. That’s 17 years. And it’s getting dull like Ryan Seacrest. It’s time for a change so dump the […]
The Dolby Theatre will need to find a new tenant after the Oscars. Cirque du Soleil‘s IRIS, which has been the theater’s main tenant since it took over sponsorship of the former Kodak Theatre on May 1, is closing earlier than expected. Show More Summary
Don't call it "Kodak"! The Academy Awards don't have a new home, but their home has a new name. Monday, Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO of Dolby Laboratories, officially unveiled the new Dolby® Theatre™ in Hollywood. [ more › ]
The audio company unveiled the marquee at a ceremony at Hollywood & Highland this evening. Dolby took over sponsorship of the former Kodak Theatre on May 1. At that time, a 20-year deal was announced between the company and property owners CIM. Show More Summary
Dolby Laboratories today is giving the media the first glimpse of its new digs, formerly known as the Kodak Theatre. The company already has added some signage on the inside and outside of the Hollywood & Highland complex, which hosts the Oscars each year, and it will unveil the outside marquee later this afternoon. Show More Summary
HOLLYWOOD: Hollywood & Highland Center's freshly-named Dolby Theatre, home of the Oscars and formerly known as the Kodak Theatre, will officially debut on Monday evening, but the signage has already gone up and photographer Tom Andrews sends us a...
Oh, thank goodness!! Though we don't fear change, there's a certain air of class about the Kodak Dolby Theatre that stadiums can't match! And since the Academy Awards ceremony is the most elegant of the season, we're SO happy to share the good news!! Though the name has changed to Dolby, that golden theatre at [...]
Since 2001, the Academy Awards ceremony has had a permanent home in The Kodak Theatre, but there’s long been a chance that was going to change, because reports were going around that the Academy wasn’t going to automatically renew their lease with the theater come 2013, and were looking to take the Oscars elsewhere. Show More Summary
Dolby’s newly announced 20-year agreement to see its name up in front of the home of the Academy Awards, formerly known as the Kodak Theatre, is contingent on the Oscars staying at the Hollywood and Highland location. “As long as the...Show More Summary
The bankruptcy of Kodak may have robbed Hollywood's famed Kodak Theatre of its moniker, but everything else about it will stay the same—most importantly, the fact that the Oscars will hang around there for the foreseeable future, just like that guy in the smelly Batman costume who keeps trying to pee at the Jamba Juice. Show More Summary
In what ranks as an epic Tinseltown version of killing two birds with one stone, it was announced today that for the next 20 years, the Kodak Theatre will be known as the Dolby Theatre, with the venue’s gold-standard tenant faithfully...Show More Summary
Fresh and hot to the inbox: the former Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland has a new name and the Oscars will be staying there for a long, long time. According to a press release from H&H Center owners...
Audio and video pioneer Dolby Laboratories are negotiating with the CIM Group for the naming rights to the former Kodak Theatre, according to Bloomberg News. CIM isn’t expected to reach an agreement right away with the San FranciscoShow More Summary
Could the theater formerly known as Kodak be closer to a new name? Audio and video corporation Dolby Laboratories has entered talks with CIM, the theater’s landlord, for naming rights to the Oscars venue, Bloomberg News reported Thursday.
Bloomberg is reporting that Dolby Laboratories is in naming-rights talks with owners of the venue formerly known as the Kodak Theatre. Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy in January and was only halfway through a 20-year rights deal when...Show More Summary