<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:20:10 -0700 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:20:10 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Grumpy Dog Earl Challenges Grumpy Cat's Reign]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:13:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_181860800019.jpg
The world’s grouchiest feline has some new competition. Meet “Grumpy Dog.”

Photo Credit: AP Images for Friskies
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<![CDATA[OC Fair's Winning Food: The Bam Dog]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:09:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bamdog9292932.jpg
The Pink's creation includes coleslaw and jalapenos.

Photo Credit: OC Fair]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Sizzle: Keep Cool in the Humid Heat]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:25:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/swimming-pool_550px.jpg
The mercury is creeping up; find a chill spot to find relief.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[New: The Tableside Cotton Candy Martini]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:20:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bartoncotton1-horz2.jpg
Watch the candy floss melt before your eyes, at Barton G.

Photo Credit: Barton G.]]>
<![CDATA[Penguin Chick: An Aquarium Cutie's Debut]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:22:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aquariumpenguin929392.jpg
The bird, born in June, will join other penguins in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat in August.

Photo Credit: Robin Riggs/Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Contest: Invent a Beer That Tastes Like LA]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:12:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/mexicancolabeer1.jpg
Angel City Brewery is asking libation-loving locals, "What Would You Brew?"

Photo Credit: Angel City Brewery]]>
<![CDATA[Elvises Aplenty Jumpsuit-Up for OC Kingfab]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:38:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ElvisFestCremedelaKingwinners.jpg
Press the jumpsuit and practice those hip swivels.

Photo Credit: Orange County Market Place]]>
<![CDATA[Guinness Record Attempt: Halloween Candy Unwrap]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:38:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/stickyrockmix1.jpg
Scare-loving sweet-toothers'll go for the record books at ScareLA.

Photo Credit: Sticky]]>
<![CDATA[New: Raptors Encounter at Universal]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:52:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/raptoruniversal12345.jpg
Venturing onto the Jurassic Park ride? You might make a few new toothy pals.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas in July: 'Love, Actually' Screening]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:47:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/christmasinjulyeatseehear12345.jpg
Drape yourself in tinsel and fa la la to Santa Monica High School.

Photo Credit: George Abrego/Eat|See|Hear]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Special Olympics World Games]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:09:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/specialolympicsworldgames932932.jpg
The athletes have arrived — let the games begin! Plus: National Dance Day, Steve McQueen-Kanye West pop-up, Vid-Con, beach corgis

Photo Credit: Special Olympics]]>
<![CDATA[Selfie Sticks Banned at Six Flags Parks Nationwide]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:06:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Six+Flags+sign+generic.jpg
Six Flags has joined the growing list of amusement parks across the nation that have banned selfie sticks. The company implemented the ban Monday at all of its parks across America, according to Katy Enrique...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Steve McQueen + Kanye West Go LACMA]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:03:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/lacmawestmcqueen.jpg
The short film, which screens for four days only, finds its inspiration in two songs by Kanye West.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles County Museum of Art]]>
<![CDATA[National Dance Day: 1000+ People Groove Together]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 06:43:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/natldancedaygrand.jpg
Over a thousand people are expected to groove, gleefully, at Music Center Plaza.

Photo Credit: National Dance Day]]>
<![CDATA[New Date Announced: The Popular Glendale Cruise]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:00:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vintagewheels12.jpg
Rain postponed the car-tacular; now a late August date has been announced.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Special Olympics Torch Heads for the Sky]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:07:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/specialolympicstorchbank922-horz.jpg
Law enforcement members will carry the "Flame of Hope" up the tallest building west of the Mississippi.

Photo Credit: Special Olympics/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's All-Day Breakfast May Go National: Report ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:03:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4707047541.jpg
McDonald’s could soon dish out all-day breakfast nationwide. The Wall Street Journal, citing an internal memo sent to U.S. franchisees and employees Tuesday, reports that the fast food giant could begin offering...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Special Olympics: 10 Interesting Facts]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:07:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/specialolympicsGettyImages-450685194.jpg
Celebrate the World Games in Los Angeles by learning a bit about the games' history.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Monsters Wanted: Knott's and Universal Auditions]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:12:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Knotts2011.jpg
How's the growl going? And your snarl? You could snag a ghastly gig this autumn.

Photo Credit: Knott's Berry Farm]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's' 'Secret Menu' Not So Secret Anymore]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:02:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
The mythical “secret menu” at McDonald’s may not be a myth at all.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Session Players Get the Grammy Museum Love]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:12:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/sessiongrammy12345.jpg
The "unsung heroes of the music business" get a night in the spotlight.

Photo Credit: Grammy Museum]]>
<![CDATA["Girlfriend": A (Matthew) Sweet Romance]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:00:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/girlfriendphotocraigschwartz.jpg
Songs inform feelings that connect to songs, at the Kirk Douglas.

Photo Credit: Craig Schwartz]]>
<![CDATA[Opening: Free Television Costume Exhibit]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:18:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fidmcostumesummer2015.jpg
"Salem," "The Affair," and other recent series are represented in the FIDM gallery exhibit.

Photo Credit: FIDM]]>
<![CDATA[Tunes 'n Tails: Roaring Nights at LA Zoo]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:26:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-RoaringNightsFun-JamiePham.jpg
The after-hours stroll-'n-sound show is full of furry friends and adult beverages.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA[Two Historic Victorians to Move Locations]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:27:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/westadamshousemove1.JPG
Want to see houses on a roll? It's happening near USC.

Photo Credit: West Adams Heritage]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Adorable Pets From Around the U.S. ]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:19:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/MurphyBoxerWVIT.jpg
Pet owners coast to coast have one thing in common: they love sharing pictures of their furry friends. Here's a look at some cute pets photos shared by NBC Owned TV Station viewers across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[Music Center Offbeat: Performances Go Alfresco]]> Sun, 19 Jul 2015 09:02:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/movesafterdarkmusiccenter2121.jpg
The buzzed-about "Moves After Dark" leaps around the downtown arts space.

Photo Credit: Music Center]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 60th Anniversary, Disneyland!]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:32:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MickeyandMinnie60thDL.jpg
The Happiest Place on Earth opened to eager crowds, and theme park history, on July 17, 1955.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo New: Endangered Giant River Otter Pups]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:10:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BabyGiantOttersbyTadMotoyama.jpg
The trio -- two boys and a girl -- have made their Rainforests of the Americas debut.

Photo Credit: Tad Motoyama]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland's 60th: Big Crowds for Limited Pin]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:28:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/60thbannercastle123456.jpg
Thousands of fans show up in advance of the theme park's opening day anniversary.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: OC Fair Opens]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:01:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ocfairnightride92382.jpg
Meet you on the midway, SoCal. Plus: water ski to Catalina, urban gardens, Galco's soda taste, Del Mar, Dachshunds, Napa in LA

Photo Credit: OC Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Gamble House: Peek Deeper Into the Landmark]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:19:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ghalexandervertikoff1234.jpg
Look at the laundry, the coal room and other off-the-usual-path nooks inside the Pasadena gem.

Photo Credit: Alexander Vertikoff]]>
<![CDATA[Observation Deck at US Bank Tower in DTLA]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:10:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oueskyspacela1.jpg
The observation deck, set for a 2016 debut, shares a few renderings.

Photo Credit: OUE Skyspace LA]]>
<![CDATA[Galco's Summer Soda Tasting]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:01:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/galcos2015_12345.jpg
Try the funkiest fizzy bevs from around the world, on York Boulevard.

Photo Credit: Galco's Soda Pop Stop]]>
<![CDATA[Squee: Dachshunds Dash at Wiener Nationals]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 22:55:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/wienerdognatl1.jpg
The squat 'n long lovies'll make the sweet sprints in Los Alamitos.

Photo Credit: Wiener Dog Nationals]]>
<![CDATA[First Maze Reveal: Halloween Horror Nights]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:44:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/halloweenhorrornights12_1.jpg
Eek: It's tied to a new Guillermo del Toro film debuting this fall.

Photo Credit: Halloween Horror Nights]]>
<![CDATA[Free Programs: Griffith Observatory Fetes Pluto Flyby]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:18:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/griffith1234GettyImages-72370591+%281%29.jpg
New Horizons is super faraway but our astronomy-loving landmark is close.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Major Auction: The Art of Movie Posters]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:40:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bonhamtophat1.jpg
"Gone With the Wind," "Some Like It Hot," and more legends are on the block.

Photo Credit: Top Hat/RKO]]>
<![CDATA[Movie Poster Auction: Peek at Treasures Up for Bid]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:53:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/164*120/bonhamforbiddenplanet1.jpg
Bonhams and TCM serve up some cinematic icons.

Photo Credit: Forbidden Planet/MGM]]>
<![CDATA[Opening: dineLA's Summer Deals]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:43:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/dinelajulyshutter192912.jpg
The giganto Restaurant Week revs up for its warm-weather run.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Costa Mesa Cold Blast: OC Fair Ice Rink]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:07:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/skatesiceocshutterstock.jpg
Remember your mittens: Icy evenings in Orange County are on the way.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[LA, Through the Local (and Visitor) Lens]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:15:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/195*120/trevortrayner-getty1.jpg
The @discoverLA #LAstory Virtual Gallery, selected from thousands of photos, goes on display at The Getty Center.

Photo Credit: Trevor Trayner]]>
<![CDATA[Elinor the Rescue Bear to Make OC Zoo Debut]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:51:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elinoroczoo.jpg
The young bear, possibly hit by a car in Northern California, has found a happy new home.

Photo Credit: OC Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Storm Indoors: "Rain Room" to Pour at LACMA]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:49:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rainroom12345678.jpg
The dramatic artwork, recently seen at The Museum of Modern Art, is due in November.

Photo Credit: Random International]]>
<![CDATA[7/11=Free Slurpee Day]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:43:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/slurpeeEDIT.jpg
The cold sweet classic'll be flowing gratis on Saturday, July 11.

Photo Credit: 7-Eleven]]>
<![CDATA[Swearing 'Minion' Toys? McDonald's Says No]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:23:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/HappyMeal.png
A minion toy in a McDonald’s Happy Meal has some parents, well, a little unhappy. The toy, based on the little yellow rascals that first appeared in “Despicable Me,” says three phrases - all of which are a...

Photo Credit: YouTube/PaulB
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<![CDATA[Krispy Kreme Celebrates Birthday With 78-Cent Doughnuts]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:24:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/krispykremedonuts.jpg
Food lovers will be able to take advantage of discount prices this coming weekend. Friday, Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be offering a dozen of its famed glazed doughnuts for $.72 cents when customers buy...

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Iron Chef Zakarian Also Chops Trump]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 06:31:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20150709+Geoffrey+Zakarian.jpg
Another celebrity chef has decided not to open a restaurant in Donald Trump's planned Trump International Hotel, which the businessman is developing in Washington, D.C.'s Old Post Office Pavilion building. ]]>