Forecasters are predicting rain in Hollywood for Sunday, but the show must go on at the Kodak Theatre. As the 80th Annual Academy Awards inch closer, preparations for the ceremony are in full swing.
At left, worker Gayle Etcheverry paints an 8-foot Oscar statue. The Oscars ceremony will be broadcast at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, on ABC.
—Stephanie Shore, Boston.com Correspondent
(Reuters / Carlos Barria)