Milwaukee LGBT Center to host Oscar viewing party on Feb. 24

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The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center will celebrate the Oscar nominations of its Project Q alumnus Michael Raisler with an Academy Awards viewing party at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Raisler, a native of Wauwatosa, is executive producer of “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” which earned a total of four Oscar nods, including for best picture and best director.

The party, which includes appetizers and door prizes in addition to the Oscar telecast, is at the center’s community room at 1110 N. Market St. For $10 advance admission or $15 at the door, you’ll get an Oscar ballot and two drinks.

For more information, call 44-271-2656.

The center also has announced that it will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. Members will have the opportunity to elect four board directors at the meeting.