<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 27 Sep 2016 17:06:34 -0700Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:06:34 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Free: Silent Classics, Modern Live Scores]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:34:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chaplinkid9023832.jpg
Enjoy Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid" and more films at UnSilent Cinema.

Photo Credit: The Kid]]>
<![CDATA[New: Taco Tuesday at Trejo's Tacos]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:07:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trejostacotuesdays.jpg
Actor Danny Trejo's La Brea Avenue restaurant launches everyone's favorite day of the week.

Photo Credit: Trejo's Tacos]]>
<![CDATA[LA County Fair: By the (Impressive) Numbers]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:48:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fair_dusk123.jpg
The Pomona party has closed for another year; now marvel at what people noshed, donated, did.

Photo Credit: Nancy Newman]]>
<![CDATA[A Whole New World of Alan Menken]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:27:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Alan-Menken-segerstrom.jpg
The artist behind several celebrated Disney scores calls upon Costa Mesa for a night.

Photo Credit: The Segerstrom Center for the Arts]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Best Waves Go to the Dogs at Surf Contest]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:21:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Surf_Dog_OC_Beach_1200x675_773165635827.jpg
There were wipeouts and wagging tails Sunday Sept. 25, 2016 at the annual surf dog competition off Huntington Dog Beach.]]>
<![CDATA[Claws Up: Redondo Beach Lobster Festival]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:28:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lobsterfestredondo12345678.jpg
The classic late-summer bashes are bidding us farewell, so strap on your bib soon.

Photo Credit: Redondo Beach Lobster Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Boo at the LA Zoo: October-Long Festivities]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:23:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-BooHippo_jamiepham.jpg
Pumpkins for the beasties, a spooky cave, and more chilling-fun haps fill out the park's big schedule.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Fashion Show: Candy Clothes]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:07:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cms723.jpg
Be prepared to see dessert-like details show up on a host of handsome wearables.

Photo Credit: Sheri Determan]]>
<![CDATA[Descanso Gardens New: Maple Restaurant]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:27:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/descansomaplepatina.jpg
Chef Joachim Splichal and Patina are partnering on the brunch-pretty spot (which will also do dinner now and then).

Photo Credit: Maple at Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Culver City Centennial]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:17:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/culverhotelsonyexpo.jpg
The 100th birthday bash'll run for several months, with galas, art happenings, and more ahead.

Photo Credit: Culver Hotel/AFP-Getty/Metro]]>
<![CDATA[Free Cupcakes: Happy 1st Year, Broad Museum]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:22:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/broadnightiwanbaan.jpg
Guests will enjoy treats "inspired" by the contemporary art destination.

Photo Credit: Iwan Baan]]>
<![CDATA[Irvine Park Railroad's Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:59:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/171*120/zNqEPLKwLicOpLGCqX_t-2.jpg
Gargantuan gourds for glory at the Orange-sweet destination.

Photo Credit: Toby]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Feast of San Gennaro]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:59:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GrapeStompcourtesyDanoPhotography.jpg
The traditional Italian culture party brings tunes, calzones to Tinseltown. Plus: Redondo Beach Lobster Festival, Wiggle Waggle Walk, Gamble's 50th, '20s party

Photo Credit: Dano Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Grand Park New: 'Paper Airplane' Canopy]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:11:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16257768104335.jpg
The whimsical new addition to the downtown space provides shade, beauty.

Photo Credit: AP
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<![CDATA[Cool Bevs: Los Angeles Iced Tea Festival]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:48:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/icedtealemon193232.jpg
Summer's not quite over yet, beverage buffs.

Photo Credit: Iced Tea]]>
<![CDATA[Light a Lantern for Gibbons! Fundraiser]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:25:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lightalanternforgibbons.jpg
Join a Venice fundraiser in support of the Saugus-based Gibbon Conservation Center.

Photo Credit: Gibbon Conservation Center]]>
<![CDATA[Coastal Cleanup Day: Volunteer Now]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:56:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/coastalcleanup2939232.jpg
Grab a bucket and pick up litter near California's shores and waterways.

Photo Credit: California Coastal Commission]]>
<![CDATA[The Roaring Twenties Street Jam]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:07:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JanetKlein100th.jpg
Don your flapper best and head for the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round.

Photo Credit: Janet Klein]]>
<![CDATA[The Best of NYC Fashion Week 2016]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:33:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-603544622_master.jpg
New York City's fall fashion week brings together models, celebrities and fans of fashion as top designers unveil their latest creations.

Photo Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Savor Santa Ana: Try Bunches of Bites]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:19:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_113265007.jpg
Been wanting to bone up on what's doing, food-wise, around the downtown area? Here's your chance.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Chinatown Moon Festival: Cakes, Tunes, Joy]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:01:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ChinatownMoonFest13.jpg
Join the jubilant nighttime party at the historic Central Plaza.

Photo Credit: Chinatown Moon Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Halloween Horror Nights Opens]]> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:25:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HHNMG_7374.jpg
Things are eeking up at Universal Studios Hollywood. Plus: Mexican Independence Parade, Emmy Awards, Malibu Triathlon, CicLAvia party

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Music Center: Late-Night Time Travel Portal]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:09:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/3G9C3394sleepless.jpg
Jaunt to the 1980s, and then to the far future, at "Sleepless."

Photo Credit: willteeyang.com/Music Center]]>
<![CDATA[Whisky a Go Go: New Streaming Channel]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:57:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/whiskyagogowehopage.jpg
Couldn't get a ticket to your dream show? Couldn't even get to West Hollywood? There's a way to be there.

Photo Credit: Visit West Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Watts Towers: UNESCO Designation Sought]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/wattstowersdiscoverla.jpg
Simon Rodia's masterpiece may one day receive a very special designation.

Photo Credit: Discover LA]]>
<![CDATA[Special (and Spooky) Warner Bros. Evening Tour]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:17:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/watertowerwbevening.jpg
Step onto the historic Burbank lot at twilight and see where scenes from "The Exorcist" and "House of Wax" were filmed.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]]>
<![CDATA[Border Grill Santa Monica Closing: Deals, Fun]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:26:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bordergrillsm12345.jpg
The lease is up at the legendary eatery, but the farewell specials are hot.

Photo Credit: Border Grill]]>
<![CDATA[Roald Dahl Centennial: LA Eateries Fête Author]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:43:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MissHoneyPieWholepoisonchocolate.jpg
The Pie Hole, Milk Jar Cookies, and Coolhaus all have special treats and to-dos coming up in celebration of the icon's birthday.

Photo Credit: The Pie Hole]]>
<![CDATA[Amoeba Music: Staying Put (for Now) ]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:47:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/amoeba2.jpg
The doted-upon vinyl-and-more shop isn't meeting the wrecking ball at present, despite word on the street.]]>
<![CDATA[Gamble House: $1 for 50th Anniversary Party]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:19:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GambleHouseExteriorAlexVertikoff.jpg
Enter one of the world's most beautiful Craftsman landmarks for one dollar.

Photo Credit: ©Alexander Vertikoff]]>
<![CDATA[Wiggle Waggle Walk: Pasadena Fundraiser]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:52:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WiggleWaggle12.jpg
Leash up your pup and give an arf for the Pasadena Humane Society.

Photo Credit: Wiggle Waggle Walk]]>
<![CDATA[Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon: New Date]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:02:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/surfclassesleosurfdog.jpg
Hang tight on the canine hang tens; the beloved event'll happen in October.

Photo Credit: Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon]]>
<![CDATA[Fashion Students Create 99 Cents Looks]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/99_266619--G090816B-0337.jpg
Eye the quartet of offbeat dresses at a 99 Cents Store on Pico Boulevard.

Photo Credit: Benjamin Shmikler/ABImages]]>
<![CDATA[Oompah Now: Oktoberfest Season Arrives]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:19:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oktoberfest293829382312.jpg
Authentic brews, authentic tunes, and Dachshund races are all a part of the annual celebration.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Smithsonian Celebrates 'Star Trek's' 50th Anniversary]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 04:09:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Star+Trek+Model+at+Smithsonian.jpg
"Space, the final frontier," and “the Enterprise” are two of the best known elements of our television history. Now they're attracting crowds at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington]]>
<![CDATA[Lobsters of Long Beach: A Buttery Bash]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:56:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LBCGroupLobster.jpg
Dip away, then get up and sway to live tunes (or sing some karaoke).

Photo Credit: Long Beach Lobster Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Halloween Time at Disneyland]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:58:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/htatdisney2016.jpg
The eeks are out in Anaheim. Plus: LBC Lobster Fest, Surf Dogs, free Star Party, PaleyFest fall previews

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Tim Burton: New Hollywood Handprints]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:42:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tburtonbobfreeman.jpg
The singular spooky-sweet visionary makes his mark in the TCL Chinese Theatre forecourt cement.

Photo Credit: Bob Freeman/TCL Chinese Theatre]]>
<![CDATA[Pixar Tech: California Science Center Exhibit]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 21:13:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MikeandSulleysciencepixar.jpg
Discover how animators use modeling, rigging, simulation, and more techniques to create fantastical worlds.

Photo Credit: Kristina Kurasz]]>
<![CDATA[Free: Griffith Observatory Star Party]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 06:26:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/freepublicstarpartyGettyImages-72370592.jpg
Eclipses are dominating the cosmic news, but there are other wonders overhead.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Coaster Art Exhibit]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:56:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sep_laluz2coaster.jpg
Small canvases, the kind usually seen on bartops, are the stars at La Luz de Jesus Gallery.

Photo Credit: La Luz de Jesus]]>
<![CDATA[Emmy Governors Ball Preview]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:23:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Emmy_Governors_Ball_Preview_What_the_Stars_Will_be_Eating_1200x675_759771715767.jpg
A preview of what stars will be eating and drinking at the Emmy Governors Ball. Ted Chen reports live for NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Tall Ships Festival Sails into Dana Point]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 18:49:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/wassmann_tallships_IMG_7932s.jpg
Spy vessels that are mighty of mast and beautiful of bow.

Photo Credit: Cliff Wassmann Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Rubel Castle: Glendora Landmark]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:10:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rubelglendora.jpg
Take a tour of Michael Rubel's epic dream project, turrets, stones, chickens, and all.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[The LA You May Not Know: Take Me Out To The Ball Game]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 21:20:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/la+you+may+not+know+160906.JPG
Our national pastime's anthem "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" has a few Southern California connections. It's part of the LA You May Not Know. Hosted by Lexi Campbell. Learn more about the Laguna Beach Indy, the...

Photo Credit: Patrick Campbell]]>
<![CDATA['Nightmare' Fun: Danny Elfman at Hollywood Bowl]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:51:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/deGettyImages-479743264.jpg
The singer is back to perform as Jack Skellington for two joyful-scary nights.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[EverWalk: Join Diana Nyad's Fresh Trek]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:43:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/everwalkphotobyDalmiroQuiroga.jpg
The celebrated swimmer's new get-moving initiative has a big first plan: A walk from LA to San Diego.

Photo Credit: Dalmiro Quiroga]]>
<![CDATA[Day-to-Night Bash: LA Neon Jubilee]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:26:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/velaslavasaynight.jpg
Celebrate the relighting of the Velaslavasay Panorama's marquee.

Photo Credit: Velaslavasay Panorama]]>
<![CDATA[Green Chile Roasting: (Almost) a Wrap]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 08:47:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/greenchileroast2016.jpg
Haven't yet procured your Hatch heat? There's still a few more days to go.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>