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Relive the Grammys with a playlist of the winners and losers

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

January 28, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and once again it was a showcase of brilliant talent and very poor decision-making. Daft Punk and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis each won f...

The Oscars 2013: Taking the easy way out

Elizabeth Freda, Writer

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, Movies, The Current

The 2013 Oscars was a mash-up of mediocre hosting, stunning dresses, dapper suits and overly lengthy acceptance speeches. For the most part, people left with awards that were well deserved. However, a few movies definitely got...

The Rundown: Week of Feb. 25

Annie Bruce, Writer

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

Practice doesn’t always make perfect. Viewers are criticizing Anne Hathaway for her Best Supporting Actress acceptance speech at the Oscars. Instead of offering a heartfelt acceptance of the gold statue, Hathaway spent h...

The Rundown: Week of Feb. 11

Annie Bruce, Writer

February 13, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

“The Walking Dead” returned for the second half of its third season to 12.3 million viewers, the highest the series has ever seen. The AMC hit drama tells the story of a group trying to survive the zombie apocalypse....

“Les Mis” From a Theater Perspective: Screen adaptation lacks musical’s spark

Avi Small, Columnist

January 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, The Current, Theater

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since Christmas, you’ve probably heard there’s a film version of "Les Miserables," the epic musical theater production. In fact, you’ve probably heard a few bars of “Do You Hear...

2013: What we’re looking forward to

Sam Freedman, Chelsea Sherlock, and Angelene Sun

January 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Lifestyle, Movies, Profiles, The Current, Top Current Story, TV

Champagne-soaked revelry isn't just for New Year's Eve any more. Our calendars may read January, but we're still raising our glasses to the cultural celebration ahead — here's to you, 2013, and to the things the Current's looking...