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Party Crashing: Six Emmy Bashes For Celeb Sightings

The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy 2011 party. Photo via Getty
The Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy 2011 party. Photo via Getty

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We know that you know that the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards are this Sunday at 4pm, but do you know where the parties are? Similar to our Coachella hit list, these events are strictly invite only, which is a major buzzkill. However, we're sure that your connected self can pull some strings to get on the list, so dust off that fancy-pants evening gown and get to planning.

Friday, September 21:
· Tonight, The Art of Elysium will host its 4th Annual Pre-Emmy Genesis event in partnership with Birchbox and Ciroc Vodka at Siren Orange Studios (1050 N Orange Dr). The event will toast the organization's emerging talent and will feature live art installations, swag, music and a bevy of celebs, including Ali Larter, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Amy Smart and Kat Von D (with her new beau Deadmau5 in tow).

Saturday, September 22:
· Showtime will host its party at Sunset Tower Hotel's Tower Bar (8358 Sunset Blvd). R&B crooner John Legend is said to be performing, so expect tons of music industry types and dance-happy stars at this one.

Sunday, September 23:
· Immediately following the show, the crème de la crème of Hollywood will file into the annual Governors Ball, held adjacent to Nokia Theatre (777 Chick Hearn Ct). Since you'll need a whole lot of luck to make it inside this exclusive shindig, standing outside to spot celeb arrivals from the sidelines might be your best bet.
· Rather than go retro in honor of the network's hit show Mad Men, AMC is invading super trendy Hollywood nightclub Lure (1439 Ivar Ave) for its Emmy after party. Surely your promoter friends can help you get into this one. Jon Hamm awaits.
· Comedy Central will host its bash at Cecconi's (8764 Melrose Ave) this year. The network's prez Michele Ganeless tells The Hollywood Reporter that "It's a lot easier to con your way into your own party than it is to get past HBO's velvet rope." We heard that.