The No. 1 story with readers of Special Events last month was the threat from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts of Sciences to sue an Atlanta event planner over her use of "Oscar-style" decor.
One of the galling aspects of the threatened suit, the planner told Special Events, is that her statue "looks more like a gold alien" than the famed Oscar.
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The top 10 stories for February 2011:
Planner Threatened with Lawsuit Over "Oscar-style" Decor
Event Pros Give Sneak Peek at 2011 Oscar Ball
9th Annual Special Events 50 Top Event Planning Companies List
Tabletop Gallery 2011: Feast on Fine Tabletop Design
Gala Award Winners Named at The Special Event 2011
Experts Share Tips after Bounce House Blows Away
Big DMCs Share "Watchwords" for Business Success in 2011
Intelligent Design Makes for Beautiful Event Decor
How Five Fabulous Fundraisers Stay Profitable
An A-door-able Wedding: Events of Distinction Holds the Key to Charm