<![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 Sun, 03 May 2015 05:55:25 -0700 Sun, 03 May 2015 05:55:25 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dance in the Arts District: Angel City Heritage Fest]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 07:44:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/angelcityheritage92129.jpg
Art-making, dancing, cultural celebration, and hometown brews define this Arts District confab.

Photo Credit: Angel City Brewery]]>
<![CDATA[Bird LA Day: Binocs Up, SoCalers]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 11:09:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/birdladay2092832.jpg
Join a birding walk and get to know the feathery denizens of our city.

Photo Credit: Bird LA Day]]>
<![CDATA[Tea Lovers Fest: Three Days of Beautiful Brews]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 10:25:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hotteapour1.jpg
Smoky, bitter, fruit-tastic brews await, in Pasadena.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[May Day: Find Your Celebration of Spring]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:32:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/Generic-Flowers-3.jpg
Haven't erected your backyard maypole just yet? Take a break and be among the flowers.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Huge NKLA Tar Pits Adoption]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:31:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nklaadoptedcat.jpg
Welcome your new furry friend home. Plus: Big Parade LA, Free Comic Book Day, tea fest, Chardonnay Run

Photo Credit: NKLA]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Monica Auction: Classic Letterman Bumpers]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:37:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/zKarzen-Lunchbox.jpg
The Marc Karzen photographs helped define the early vibe of "Late Night with David Letterman."

Photo Credit: Marc Karzen]]>
<![CDATA[What's Behind the Kentucky Derby's Trademark Hats?]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:48:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kd488034839.jpg
The Kentucky Derby may be the greatest two minutes in sports, but at Churchill Downs on Saturday, the competition parading in the stands could give the thoroughbreds a run for their money.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Fancy Hats, Fast Horses: SoCal Kentucky Derby Fun]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 19:07:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kd488034839.jpg
Where will you raise your mint julep?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[High-Flying Festival: Dance on Film]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:49:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/dancecamerawestfestival1.jpg
Want to extend International Dance Day? You can via these cinematic treats.

Photo Credit: Dance Camera West]]>
<![CDATA[Recyclable Runway: Aquarium Trashin' Fashion Show]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:31:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aquariumtrashinfashion1.jpg
Eye outfits made from recycled materials, in Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[New Timelapse Video Imagines LA's Starry Sky Aglow]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:08:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/skyglowpic15.jpg
What if we could see deep into the cosmos from Hollywood's brightest corners?

Photo Credit: Sunchaser Pictures]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Skimp on Mint: How to Throw a Derby Party ]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:51:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/181162826_MintJulep.jpg
Can't make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby this year? You can still join in the fun by throwing your own Derby party, with the help of hats, bourbon and a lot of mint.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[Chardonnay Run: The Soiree Starts at the Finish Line]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:36:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/chardonnayrun1234567.jpg
Nosh on vinos and cheese at Santa Monica Pier.

Photo Credit: The Chardonnay Run]]>
<![CDATA[Did Jimmy Fallon Steal Fran Lebowitz's Apartment?]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:59:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Fallon+Fran+Lebowitz.JPG
Fran Lebowitz confronts Jimmy Fallon about him making an offer on an apartment she really wanted and stealing her name for his baby.

Photo Credit: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[How to Make a Mint Julep, Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 09:08:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/how-to-make-mint-julep-final.jpg
The mint julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. Learn how to make your own at home while you watch.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Comic Book Day: Costume-Up, Super Readers]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:22:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/freecomicbookday14.jpg
Shops across the land'll be handing out goodies and hosting pow!-thrilling events.

Photo Credit: Free Comic Book Day]]>
<![CDATA[National Zoo Wants You to See This Panda Inseminated]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:28:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/national-zoo-460948863.jpg
The National Zoo's female giant panda, Mei Xiang, has been artificially inseminated twice in the past two days, in hopes of bringing another beyond-adorable cub into the world.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[80-Stairway Adventure: The Big Parade LA]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:57:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bigparade12345aaronproctor.jpg
Set out for a free urban exploration (and hike up and down a few secret staircases as well).

Photo Credit: Aaron Proctor]]>
<![CDATA[Brewery ArtWalk: It's Big and It's Free]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:55:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/BreweryArtWalk_site_102808.jpg
It's open studio time at the downtown complex.

Photo Credit: Brewery]]>
<![CDATA[Arbor Day: Five Fab Golden State Trees]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:20:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chandeliertreela1.jpeg
The Chandelier Trees -- both of them -- win hearts, inspire snapshots.

Photo Credit: Adam Tenenbaum/Michael Wada]]>
<![CDATA[Bevs and Bar Bites: dineLA Happy Hour Week]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:29:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/shutterstock_53379733.jpg
Are snacky appetizers served alongside spirits your favorite meal? You're in luck.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA["The Sound of Music" Curtain Costumes Auction]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:47:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/vontrappcostumes1234454.jpg
Do you consider yourself a grown-up Von Trapp kid? You could own a piece of cinema history.

Photo Credit: Nate D. Sanders Auctions]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Free Day for LACMA's 50th]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:44:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/urbanlightdiscoverla1.jpg
Happy first half-century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Plus: Stagecoach, Fiesta Broadway, Calabasas Canine Classic, Brewery ArtWalk

Photo Credit: Discover Los Angeles]]>
<![CDATA[Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:54:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2015-04-22+at+2.49.06+PM.png
Chef Edward Lee gives us a tour of some authentic Kentucky Derby food and drink. We visit Wagner's Pharmacy, Muth's Candy and Milkwood Restaurant.]]>
<![CDATA[Motel as Art: "Projection" in Silver Lake]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:17:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ProjectionVincentLamourouxPhotoGuillaumeOnimusCourtesyPleaseDoNotEnter.jpg
Artist Vincent Lamouroux painted an entire Sunset Boulevard motel white.

Photo Credit: Guillaume Onimus/Please Do Not Enter]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Day Festival at the Aquarium of the Pacific]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:51:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/earthdayaquarium1293213.jpg
Visit the Marine Mammal Care Center and get info from a caboodle of planet-tending orgs.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Day Release: Heal the Bay IPA]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:09:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/beerbay123345.jpg
The ocean-focused Golden Road sip makes it springtime return, with a splashy way to support our big water.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Golden Road]]>
<![CDATA[Superheroes in Hollywood: DC Record Gathering]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:45:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/_DS18858.jpg
Hundreds of caped icons alighted at Hollywood and Highland for a big Guinness count.

Photo Credit: Invision for Warner Bros. Consumer Products]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 25th, Jamba Juice: Free Classic Smoothie Giveaway]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:31:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/jambajuiceat25.jpg
The fruit-plus blend-it shop celebrates by handing out three favorite sips.

Photo Credit: Jamba Juice]]>
<![CDATA[Shake Shack: Famous NYC Burger Heads for LA]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:47:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/shakeshackheadsforla.jpg
Hold the buns, SoCalers: A mythical comfort food joint is setting down California roots.

Photo Credit: Shake Shack]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Shaving Spectacular: The Big Shave West]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:39:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shavewestgeneric123.jpg
Pasadena's the scene for barbecue, bands, and shaving demos.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dodger Stadium Steampunk: Cirque du Soleil ]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:34:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kurioscirque123.jpg
"KURIOS -- Cabinet of Curiosities" heads for SoCal in the fall.

Photo Credit: Martin Girard / shootstudio.ca]]>
<![CDATA[Open Auditions: Universal Studios Hollywood Tour Guides]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:02:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/studiotour123456.jpg
It's one of SoCal's iconic jobs. Think you've got the stuff?

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA["Star Wars" Snapshots: Scenes from the Celebration]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:48:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/169*120/470007976.jpg
Couldn't fly your spaceship by Anaheim? Check out the starry scene.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pulitzer Target Line Sparks Frenzy]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:15:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lilly+pulitzer+for+target.jpg
Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than...

Photo Credit: Target.com
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<![CDATA[Earth Week Sweet: "Monkey Kingdom" at El Capitan]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:02:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/monkeykingdomdisneynature1.jpg
See the film during Earth Week and Disneynature will make a monkey-kind contribution on your behalf.

Photo Credit: Disneynature]]>
<![CDATA[Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches: Your Dream Is Now]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:23:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/churroboroughcookie.jpg
The seen here-and-there sweetery sets down roots, in Los Feliz.

Photo Credit: Churro Borough]]>
<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ben-jerry-ice-cream-burrito.jpg
Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's
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<![CDATA[Pajamas on the Beach: Earth Day Clean-Up]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:49:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/pajamas-generic.jpg
Spread the cold cream on, don your slippers and head for Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Runyon Canyon to (Maybe One Day) Host Zip-Lining]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:42:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/zip180498768.jpg
Will you soon be whirring high above the heads of the daily hikers?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[ Ben & Jerry's, Craft Brewer Team Up for Ice Cream-Flavored Beer]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/benjerrybeer1.jpg
If you have a taste for beer and ice cream, you might like Ben & Jerry's latest offering.

Photo Credit: New Belgium Brewing]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Times Festival of Books]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:11:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/festivalofbookslatimesapril.jpg
It's the biggest, bookliest bash of the year. Plus: Star Wars con, National Picnic Day, Earth Day, Brokechella

Photo Credit: LA Times Festival of Books]]>
<![CDATA[Toyota Grand Prix: To-Dos Beyond the Track]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:35:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lbgp484232877.jpg
The Lifestyle Expo and live tunes keep things humming away from the roar of the engines.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[World-Record Attempt: DC Costume-Wearing Fans]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:26:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/supermancostume87935079.jpg
Dress "head to toe" as your favorite DC superhero and take flight for Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Yoga Day at Dodger Stadium]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:47:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/247*120/yogadodgers123.jpg
It's only the second time ever the ballpark has held a yoga workshop.

Photo Credit: Dodgers/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Going #Nochella: X Photos, Brokechella, Music Shop Fun...]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:52:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/242*120/xphotoexhibit1231.jpg
A snapshot show, cheap live tunes, and more music rages on.

Photo Credit: Michael Hyatt]]>
<![CDATA["Lincoln and the Jews": Exhibit Explores President's Push for Equality ]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:09:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LincolnsLastHoursCROPPED.jpg
While many are aware of Abraham Lincoln’s activism in emancipating slaves in 1863, many might not know of his close relationships with those in the Jewish community.

Photo Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHI-524]]>
<![CDATA[Vinyl Vibes: Record Store Day]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:40:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gettyvinyl123.jpg
It's a party for platters and those who passionately house, collect, and sell them.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>