Lori Galarreta

Associate Producer, Take Two

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Lori Galarreta is an Associate Producer for KPCC's morning news and culture program, Take Two.
Stories by Lori Galarreta

Thanksgiving dinner, SoCal style

Having mole instead of gravy? Or sticky rice instead of cornbread stuffing? Tell us your Thanksgiving food traditions!

Downtown LA exhibit explores regional problems through art

"We Are Los Angeles" commissioned artists from all over L.A. County to create themed angel sculptures which explored issues like mental health and immigration.

How '80s films shaped the teen movie genre

The Breakfast Club. Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller's Day Off. All staples of the '80s teen movie scene. But why do we love them so?

'The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller' turns the documentary formula on its head

"The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller" is a creation of filmmaker Sam Greene, with real-time narration and a live score by indie rock band Yo La Tengo.

Joel Edgerton on playing Richard Loving, the reluctant activist

"Loving" follows the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose groundbreaking case made its way to the Supreme Court.

'Trolls' explores happiness and a new kind of princess

"We wanted to break the princess mold, the stereotype of the princess out there...and it's great because I think hopefully girls will aspire to use their brains like Poppy does..."

Knott's Scary Farm's signature sliding scare tactic

Imagine you're walking through Knott's Scary Farm. Out of nowhere, you hear a whoosh and a crack, and a creepy clown skids across your path. Then...it's gone.

Jack Skellington headlines Hollywood Bowl

Get your tickets now, because Danny Elfman says this special performance of "The Nightmare before Christmas" won’t be an annual thing.

Nasty woman: the new feminist battle cry

When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" the women of the Internet reclaimed it and turned it into the Democratic nominee's feminist rallying cry.

How to get Asian American millennials to vote ... with the concert

#IAmAsianAmerican uses music to encourage 15,000 Asian American millennials to get out and vote in the presidential election

A Nation Engaged: 'To me, being an American is a bunch of hyphens'

"Now there's a shift...where checking 'I am other' is actually empowering." A Nation Engaged looks at what it means to be American through the mixed heritage lens.

Local Latino Trump supporter weighs in on #ThatMexicanThing

Clearly, Pence's quip did not go over well with Mexican Americans who were already opponents of the Trump-Pence ticket. ButWhat about Trump supporters?

Archery, camping... video game design? Girl Scouts gamify their patches

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, Women in Games International and Sony's Santa Monica Studio teamed up for a Girl Scouts patch for video game design.

Left out: Why LA is the city of unprotected left turns

Anyone who has navigated L.A. traffic knows the horror of the unprotected left turn. It's almost an Angeleno rite of passage.

GD-IQ: Software that breaks down representation in media

The Geena Davis institute has partnered with USC and Google to create a software that could give movies and television a "diversity score."