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When politics are slow, gift shopping I will go

...tallest cocktail maker at 5 feet and mixes "one heck of a drink."Other fantasy gifts include:? The Vanity Fair Academy Awards Experience during, which "you and a very special guest will play the part of Hollywood royalty during the film industry's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-29/when-politics-are-slow-gift-
Time for annual changing of the leaves

...premature leaf drop among trees that produce the most vivid yellow colors, he said."It's not going to be the Academy Award-winning year because those only come along every seven to 10 years," he said. "But the wonderful thing about this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-10-02/time-annual-fall-leaf-sh
Laughing and crying

...90-minute movie. He made up so much of his performance on the spot that the movie's script was rejected for an Academy Award nomination for best adapted screenplay.Williams made more than 80 movies. Four of them have yet to be released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-13/laughing-and-crying
Hall finally gets our Guy

...Deep Purple is noticeably absent from the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. And actress Glenn Close never has won an Academy Award.But perhaps we can stop ruminating over why it took 22 long years for a Thomson native who revolutionized the art of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-01/hall-finally-gets-our
Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...Imagine Entertainment production company in 1986. Grazer's films and TV shows have been nominated for more than 40 Academy Awards and more than 130 Emmy Awards.He definitely knows what he is doing, and what he wanted to do for more than a decade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-23/brian-grazer-made-jam
Training for marathon helps Haitians cope with struggles

...working out with two-time U.S. Olympic distance runner Alan Culpepper. Sponsored by the relief organization of Academy Award-winning actor and activist Sean Penn, they're training for another go-around at the New York City Marathon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-19/training-marathon-he
Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

...prosper, with one of his best known film roles in the Academy Award-winning film Dreamgirls as C.C. White. His solo...nomination and he also performed the song live at the Academy Awards.His work in Dreamgirls served him well in preparation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-22/actor-excited-return-
Calendar

...Art; starring Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon and David Niven, produced by Samuel Goldwyn; nominated for eight Academy Awards; discussion led by Kevin Grogan follows; free, bring lunch; (706) 724-7501, themorris.orgFIRST FRIDAY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-31/calendar
Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture...or as a cartoon genie in "Aladdin." He won his Academy Award in a rare, but equally intense dramatic role, as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/comedian-robin-williams-dead
Williams death: Hollywood reacts

...riot in drag in "Mrs. Doubtfire," or as a cartoon genie in "Aladdin." He could do drama, too, winning his Academy Award as an empathetic therapist in the 1997 film "Good Will Hunting." He won Golden Globes for "Good Morning, Vietnam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/williams-death-friends-ask-w