Posts Tagged ‘Black Swan’

Don’t Be Bored: Diogo Nogueira and Kill All Redneck Pricks

Diogo Nogueira wanted a career as a professional soccer player. But when he hurt his knee after two years with the Cruzeiro team, it was time to change jobs. The Brazilian vocalist’s late father João Nogueira, a samba star, brought his son to shows and jam sessions, often putting him behind the microphone. Diogo began [...]

And the Oscar Nominations Go To…

The frontrunner: The King's Speech, with 12 noms
The surprises: John Hawkes for Winter's Bone, Jeremy Renner for The Town, Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom
The disappointments: No directing nod for Christopher Nolan? And please, Academy: Hailee Steinfeld is the lead actress of True Grit. Period.
Here are the major categories.
Christian Bale, The Fighter
John Hawkes, Winter's [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Zombies, the Smithsonian’s Art Cowardice, Black Swan

Kris Coronado leads off this week's arts section with her chronicle of a local actor's efforts to bring the zombie flick Night of the Living Dead to the stage. With songs. And sans zombies. Kriston Capps, stepping back a little from the controversy currently unfolding over the Smithsonian's removal of a piece of video art, [...]