Academy Awards http://kalw.org en Arts/Culture/Weekend: Russian Fest, Drunken Spelling Bee, & Oscars with Peaches Christ http://kalw.org/post/artscultureweekend-russian-fest-drunken-spelling-bee-oscars-peaches-christ <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yes, President’s Day is over. No, we don’t have another three day weekend until May, not that I’m counting. But buck up kids, the weekend will not only bring sun, but also the promise of international celebration with Russian festivals, Chinese New Year parades, record-setting rappers, and the </span>glamour<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the red carpet as stars gather for the </span>85th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Academy Awards. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:35:11 +0000 Ninna Gaensler-Debs 23376 at http://kalw.org Arts/Culture/Weekend: Russian Fest, Drunken Spelling Bee, & Oscars with Peaches Christ An animated bunch of Oscar nominees http://kalw.org/post/animated-bunch-oscar-nominees <p><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">I’ve always been intrigued by the short features that are nominated for Academy Awards every year. Everybody (who watches movies) is familiar with the best picture nominees, the best actors, actresses, and directors. But only recently have I become aware that the shorts that win the same awards are available to be seen as well.</span><br> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:23:10 +0000 Ben Trefny 23263 at http://kalw.org An animated bunch of Oscar nominees