Posts Tagged ‘Oscar Nominated Shorts’

ToDo ToDay: Oscar-Nominated Shorts! Restaurant Week!

This year’s Oscar-nominated live action shorts, which show through next week at E Street Cinema, fall into two basic categories: the weepy, inspiring tales the Academy loves to reward, like Buzkashi Boys (shown above), and the new, inventive shorts that might engage different audiences.  The screening’s centerpiece, Curfew, concerns young people seeking purpose in Manhattan and [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: How Carolyn Malachi Got to the Grammys, Owl Moon, James Blake

This week's arts section opens with my demystification of the Grammy Awards and look at D.C.-based nominee Carolyn Malachi. In theater, Chris Klimek reviews a snoozy The Carpetbagger's Children at Ford's and a Taffety's weird-ass Owl Moon; Bob Mondello reviews Tom Stoppard's reverse-engineering of Dolly, On the Razzle; and Trey Graham checks out GALA Hispanic Theatre's [...]