Arts & Entertainment

Tomorrowland: The tomorrow Walt Disney envisioned, from Disneyland to space

Walt Disney's Tomorrowland was almost immediately outdated, but other Disney visions helped lead to real change, including his advocacy for man going to the Moon.

Soldadera: art show in East LA explores women of the Mexican Revolution

Artist Nao Bustamente's new show uses video, archival photos to explore the overlooked role of women in the Mexican Revolution.

Free weekend? Memorial Day, Funk Fridays, free froyo

There are plenty of ways to fill the three-day weekend, from live music and a parade at Topanga Days, to a guinea pig showdown, a beer festival and more.

Angel Romero brings 'Concierto de Aranjuez' back to LA Phil

Romero made his U.S. debut at age 16 with the "Concierto de Aranjuez" at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic. This series of performances marks his highly anticipated return.

Top women filmmakers reveal stories of gender bias in Hollywood

While the women-directed "Pitch Perfect 2" and "Fifty Shades of Grey" are hits, we talk with the women behind movies like "Twilight" and "Crash" about facing bias even after success.

The history behind LA's exuberant Googie architecture

The Norm's on La Cienega Boulevard is an eye-catching example of a lively architectural style known as Googie that became popular in the 1950s.

Boyle Heights warehouse converted into Lucha Libre 'temple'

Luche Libre wrestling -- a sport once relegated to carnivals and swap meets -- finds a home in a Boyle Heights warehouse and national TV.

When Letterman unknowingly told Nic Cage to 'stop being such a woman'

We’re sending Dave off with smaller moments that made his show so special, from a stand-up who got bumped to a letter that shouldn't have gone to Nic Cage.

Creating all-female Avengers 'A-Force' and Muslim hero Ms. Marvel

G. Willow Wilson is a Muslim woman who's also writing top books at Marvel Comics, creating both their first lead Muslim superhero and writing the new all-female Avengers, A-Force.

NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on conversion turnovers.

Hot Chip dares 'someone else better' to take their spot in indie music

Alex Taylor has been singing and playing in the U.K. electro band Hot Chip for almost 15 years. With the sixth album "Why Make Sense?" the band aims to surprise fans.

New Music from Emmylou Harris, The Milk Carton Kids and more

Tuesday means it's time for new music here on Take Two. This week, music journalist Steve Hochman joins A Martinez for a chat about his picks.

Old menus (and food history) star in LA Public Library project

By culling through the culinary offerings of thousands of old menus in the Los Angeles Public Library's collection, we can learn a lot about a city and its history.

'Mad Max: Fury Road': How 15 years of design made 'the last real action film'

"We wanted to make it the last real action film, and to do the stunts as real as possible. And so we designed all of that into the vehicles as we went."

Pitch Perfect 2: The Filharmonic take a cappella to the big screen

The L.A.-based Filipino-American a cappella group the Filharmonic continues to gain popularity after appearing in "Pitch Perfect 2." Hear their interview along with an exclusive performance.

Chris Burden's last work, 'Ode to Santos Dumont,' flies at LACMA

The late artist's recently unveiled performance sculpture — an homage to the early days of aviation — captures the magic and wonder of flight.