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Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: "public radio's arts & leisure section."  In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song.  Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.

Oscar Parties 101

Feb 19, 2016
Lizzie O'Leary and Brendan Francis Newnam

Oscars night is just around the corner. There's approximately one more week to watch all the nominated films and place your bets in the office pool.

To help prepare you for the big night, "Dinner Party Download" co-host Brendan Francis Newnam joined the show to explain some of the do's and don'ts of throwing a successful Oscars party.

One of the most important parts of a good Oscar party?