Arts & Entertainment

App Chat: 3D printing Oreos and spreading secrets at SXSW

Oreo, along with a couple of design companies, built a custom 3D printer that can customize frosting designs onto already baked cookies. Check out this video.

Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman on the music of 'Harmony'

Take Two recently had the chance to talk with them about their latest collaboration, a musical titled "Harmony" on now at the Ahmanson Theatre.

SXSW: LA songstress Jessica Childress looks for her next big break

LA artist Jessica Childress is investing a lot to rock it at SXSW, but she has to compete with thousands of other bands who will be trying to do the same.

Top Disney TV exec Anne Sweeney leaving to direct TV

Anne Sweeney, one of Disney's top television executives who helped bring TV shows to Apple's iTunes digital store, is leaving the company at the end of the year.

Rabe calls for new creative heroes, moratorium on the usual suspects

Hunter S. Thompson, Kerouac, Bukowski, Kahlo ... okay, we get it. They were cool. Now, get off your duff, people, and help us find some new artists to write about.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Little Dragon, Moonchild, Dan Croll and more

It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music supervisor Morgan Rhodes.

SXSW 2014: How to make the perfect Austin breakfast taco (recipes)

My biggest take away in terms of Austin cuisine at South by Southwest has been the lack of breakfast burritos. Here they're all about the breakfast tacos.

SXSW 2014: Not everything's bigger in Texas

Forget giant breakfast burritos. In Austin, they prefer small (and delicious) breakfast tacos. Follow along as our Take Two producer Jacob Margolis explores SXSW.

World has new top banana as Chiquita, Fyffes merge

Fruit supply companies Chiquita of the United States and Fyffes of Ireland said Monday they had agreed to merge to create the world's biggest banana supplier.

A theme park for foodies? Italians say Bologna

The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.

USC archaeology students exhume remains of Hollywood Park horse

USC students are helping archaeologists excavate the bones of a horse-racing legend Sunday. Native Diver will be moving to Del Mar racetrack in San Diego.

A frat of their own: Muslims create a new space on campus

Alpha Lambda Mu filled a void last year, becoming the first Muslim fraternity in the country. Its founder says he just wanted to provide Muslim American men a place to be themselves.

Revolutionary opera director Gerard Mortier dies at 70

Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died.

'True Detective': We unpack the secrets of the title sequence

As HBO's hit show wraps tonight, Patrick Clair — who created the memorable sequence — tells Take Two how the haunting images came together and what's behind them.

Review: LA Opera's 'Billy Budd' hard to surpass

Marc Haefele reviews the LA Opera production of "Billy Budd," an unfinished work by Melville turned into a sprawling opera by Benjamin Britten in 1951.

'The Grand Budapest Hotel': A conversation with Wes Anderson and Tony Revolori

Earlier this week, Take Two had the chance to talk with "The Grand Budapest Hotel" director Wes Anderson and star of the film, Tony Revolori.