Thursday, January 24, 2008
LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) The 14th Annual Screen
Actors Guild Awards are this Sunday (Jan. 27) on TBS, but the
glitz and glamour of the big show doesnt come easy!
SAG Awards Glamour Reflects Golden Age Of Hollywood
To get the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles ready for the
celebration, crews are laying down 16,476.145 square feet of red
carpet in the celebrity arrivals area, and draping the interior
of the Shrine entrance with 5,500 feet of gold fabric.
Other SAG stats include...
Five classic Actor statues will be positioned
along the red carpet and on stage.
Three antique chrome and glass chandeliers will hang
above the stage, while five chandeliers are hung from the Expo
Halls ornate ceiling.
3,300 gold-rimmed glasses, 2,200 pieces of gold cutlery,
and 1,100 gold-rimmed, white china chargers will be placed on 86
dinner tables where the stars and SAG members will dine.
The Gold Chiavari guest chairs will be lined with 1,100
ivory silk seat cushions.
The menu, from renowned chef Alan Jackson, will include
delicacies like Poached Lamb Loin with basil mousse and lentil
salad, and Grilled Vegetable Terrine with sherry and dry cured
And the bar will feature 192 bottles of wine for tasting,
234 magnums of champagne, and 1578 glass decanters of Voss
sparkling and still water.
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