Academy Awards

Walla Walla Wines are Headed to the Oscars!
Hollywood's biggest weekend is about to get a taste of the Great Northwest! Two Walla Walla wineries are headed to La La Land to be poured at an official Academy Awards function. Ashley Trout of March Cellars and Vital Wines is headed to LA and will be pouring at an Oscars event...
Eddie Murphy Named Academy Awards Host
Looks like the rumors were true — actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has been officially tapped to host the 84th annual Academy Awards. Although Murphy has hosted other awards shows, this will be his first gig at the Oscars.
“Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live perfo…
Is Eddie Murphy In Talks to Host the Oscars?
Sources close to Academy Awards officials  say comedian and actor Eddie Murphy is being considered to host the Oscars in February.
The move is seen as an effort to return to basics — in other words, have one funny act head up the entire ceremony. In years past, the Academy has experimented with diffe…
So Why IS It Called an “Oscar?”
Unless you live in a cave, or under a rock (or just don't watch tv) you probably know the Academy Awards are this weekend. But why is the coveted little statue called the "Oscar?"