Arts & Culture

Oscars 2016

The 88th annual Academy Awards took place on February 28th and was hosted by comedian and actor, Chris Rock.  The night was filled with A listed celebs, jokes about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and believe it or not--girl scout cookies. There was a performances from Toronto native, The Weeknd, who sang his song "Earned It" from the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey. Lady Gaga almost brought the audience into tears as she sang her heart out to "Till It Happens To You".   88th Annual Academy Awards - Show lady-gaga-oscars Mad Max: Fury Road walked away that night with 6 Oscars while The Revenant won three including "Best Actor" (congrats to Leonardo DiCaprio for his first win). Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won her second Oscar for her documentary "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness". 28-oscars-sharmeen-obaid-chinoy.w529.h352 Also in attendance of the Oscars is our 2014 February/March cover girl and Bollywood star, Priyanka Chopra wearing a sheer white gown by Zuhair Murad and presented at the ceremony. pc5 Hollywood stars like Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Garner and Julianne Moore were also some of the presenters this year.

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