Molly’s Irish Grille is partnering with ArtsQuest to present an interactive and exciting experience on Oscars® night as the community comes together to watch the 89th Academy Awards® during a Red Carpet Party at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. The evening will include delicious food, the opportunity for guests to stroll the red carpet at the ArtsQuest Center and a telecast of the 2017 Academy Awards® in the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at 8:30 p.m. Guests can dress up or down for this awesome annual party!

Tickets for Red Carpet Party presented by Molly’s Irish Grille can be purchased at and 610-332-3378.  Proceeds from the event support the cinemas’ film screenings, annual filmmaker festival and educational experiences including the new filmmaking summer camp programs at the Banana Factory Arts Center.

At this year’s Red Carpet Party, Molly’s will serve up delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts including wraps, hummus platters, cheese trays and more. With each ticket purchased, a complimentary drink voucher will be included for one beer, wine, soda or rail drink including unique cocktails featuring Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Guests will also get a complimentary bag of popcorn to take with them into the cinemas!

Adding to the fun, there will be raffles for framed posters of Oscar-nominated films and during the commercial breaks guests can take part in trivia from SmartsQuest Quizmaster Steve Bost. There will also be a Best Oscar Acceptance Speech contest, as well as an Oscar Pool where participants try to predict the winners in several award categories, with the person who comes closest in his or her predictions earning two Season Passes to see films at the cinemas throughout 2017.

Ahead of the awards, join ArtsQuest in celebrating the Academy Awards® contenders by enjoying screenings of Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight and Lion in the days leading up to the Red Carpet Party, as well as the annual showcase of Oscar nominated short films in the animated, live action and documentary categories. Tickets for these screenings are available at; please check the website for official screening times for Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight and Lion.

Cinema Schedule for Oscar Nominated Short Films:

Animated Short Films
Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 21, 1:30 p.m.

Live Action Short Films
Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m.

Documentary Short Films Part A
Feb. 15, 1:15 p.m.
Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m.

Documentary Short Films Part B
Feb. 16, 1:15 p.m.
Feb. 22, 3:15 p.m.

The Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas are located in the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. For more information, visit