Arts and Culture
Fri February 28, 2014
Tony Kiss Weekend Update
It's a big weekend for fans of film. The Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcast Sunday night. Many of the nominated films are still being screened at area theaters. The Fine Arts Theater has two critically acclaimed films, Omar, and a Japanese animated film, The Wind Rises. Omar is billed as a tense thriller about betrayal, suspected and real, in the Occupied Territories. The Wind Rises is the latest from Director Hayao Miyazaki. It's an animated look at the life of the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
On stage, its the final weekend for Rounding Third. A major Ball Room Dance competition is scheduled at the Grove Park Inn, and St. Vincent will rock the Orange Peel mid week. Tony has the rundown and much more...