<![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 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:44:47 -0800 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:44:47 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Happy 90th, Highland Theatre]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:44:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HighlandTheatre111.jpg
The film palace of Figueroa Street gets a party in its historic honor.

Photo Credit: Highland Theatre]]>
<![CDATA[Popular Bakery's Recipes Stolen]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:12:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/0227-2015-Cruffin.jpg
Binders containing hundreds of sweet recipes mysteriously disappeared overnight from Mr. Holmes Bakeshop, a three-month-old start-up in San Francisco's Tenderloin that's growing in popularity.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland Dressy: Dapper Day]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:37:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/StephenieDapperDay2014nbc.jpg
Break out those dresses and heels, Mouseketeers.

Photo Credit: Stephenie Pashkowsky for Dapper Day]]>
<![CDATA[Landmark Dims Lights for Leonard Nimoy]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:48:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Chinese_756077.jpg
It's the ninth time the TCL Chinese Theatre has lowered its lights for a performer.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy's Legacy Shines at SoCal Spots]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:36:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/leonardgriffith1234.jpg
Griffith Observatory is home to the Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Silver Screen Collection]]>
<![CDATA[Loaded Toast: Stir Market's Bready Bliss]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:14:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stirmarketloadedavocado.jpg
Beverly Boulevard's new gourmet-a-terium has a fresh, snacky favorite.

Photo Credit: Stir Market]]>
<![CDATA[NoHo Yum: Los Angeles Vegan Street Fair]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:10:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/cookieskarmabaker1.jpg
Snack on goodies from the Karma Baker, Doomie's Home Cookin', and more.

Photo Credit: Karma Baker]]>
<![CDATA[Photo Fundraiser for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:15:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/GettyImagesairstreamelizabeth1.jpg
The Wilding Cran Gallery honors the actress's birthday by raising money for her beloved charity.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Wilding Cran Gallery]]>
<![CDATA[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:29:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

Photo Credit: Oliver Dixon/KFC]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Chinatown Firecracker]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:41:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2012firecracker5k.jpg
It's a rambunctious party for the Year of the Ram. Plus: camellias, Disneyland auction, Dapper Day, stay home and read a book.

Photo Credit: Todd Mazer]]>
<![CDATA[George Harrison Tree: The Grand Re-Planting]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:08:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ghtreeagp1.jpg
The first Griffith Park pine was felled by beetles; fans gathered to welcome tree #2.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Magical Teas Open at The Langham]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:54:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/177*120/langhammagictea.jpg
Magic Castle junior performers are a highlight of the kid-cute teas.

Photo Credit: The Langham]]>
<![CDATA[Colossal Camellia Collection: Descanso's Star Flower]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:48:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/camelliadescanso123456789.jpg
The La Cañada Flintridge garden throws a floral-big festival.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[New: Historic Los Angeles Site Launches]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:55:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HPLAhomepage2.jpg
The city partnered with the Getty Conservation Institute to compile the comprehensive look at our city's past.

Photo Credit: Stephen Schafer]]>
<![CDATA[Watch Mayor Garcetti's Favorite Film (with Garcetti)]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:09:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/223*120/ericg12345airplane.jpg
It's a free screening of "Airplane!" at the Million Dollar Theatre.

Photo Credit: Foto/AP and Airplane!]]>
<![CDATA[On Display: The Grand Budapest Hotel Model]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:31:13 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grandbudapest475121609.jpg
The pink prop, now iconic, can be seen at the Hollywood Museum.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Oscar Stage: The Swarovski Crystals, by the Numbers]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:58:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stagePhotoCreditStefanieKeenan.jpg
Have a guess as to how many crystals were on display? (Hint: 95,000.)

Photo Credit: Stefanie Keenan]]>
<![CDATA[George Harrison Memorial Tree to Be Replaced]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:41:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gh854469.jpg
Destroyed by beetles in 2014, the George Harrison Memorial Tree in Griffith Park will live again wen it's replanted on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Best Costume Design: See Oscar-Winning Togs Downtown]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:41:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grandbudapestmcfidm.jpg
Designer Milena Canonero took home the Oscar for "The Grand Budapest Hotel."

Photo Credit: FIDM/Alex J. Berliner]]>
<![CDATA[World Spay Day: Mobile Unit to Be Unveiled Downtown]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:47:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cityhalldogcatspaymobile.jpg
A civic-minded gathering supporting spay and neutering is set for City Hall.

Photo Credit: Found Animals Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[Lime, Tequila, Salt, Sweet: Margarita Day]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:18:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/summer-drink-lead.jpg
One of SoCal's most famous concoctions gets its holiday.

Photo Credit: Philip Nealey]]>
<![CDATA[Your Oscar Plans: Hollywood's Biggest Night]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:36:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oscarprep463792276+%281%29.jpg
Looking to go beyond the couch (and the too-loud pals)? Head downtown.

Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Chicken Selects Returns]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:58:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+chicken+selects.jpg
Watch out, Chicken McNuggets. Soon there will be a new breaded chicken dish in the house.

McDonald's announced Wednesday that Chicken Selects will return to menus nationwide next month.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Auspicious Eats: Chinese New Year Dining]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:24:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hakkasanbhdining123.jpg
Hakkasan Beverly Hills is offering special delicacies and a wishing tree to wish upon.

Photo Credit: Hakkasan Beverly Hills]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: 116th Golden Dragon Parade]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:32:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldendla903441.jpg
Dancing dragons welcome the new year, in Chinatown. Plus: Oscar time, coffee championships, travel show, Getty Villa puppets

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 50th, Universal Studios Hollywood]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:08:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fandfsuperchargedteaser1.jpg
The park marks its half-century anniversary with a "Fast and Furious" ride, updated trams, more.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Brew Battle LBC: U.S. Coffee Championships]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:10:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/coffee166507684.jpg
Beans make the scene, and star baristas, too, in Long Beach. Bonus? You can watch.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Mighty, Not Meaty: Vegan Chili Cook-Off]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:33:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/chili-shutterstock_80394193.jpg
Hearty fare from local chefs steams up Tony's Darts Away.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland Memories: A Valley Gallery's Vintage Artifact Auction]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:03:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/monorailvaneatongalleries.jpg
An auction is ahead for Magic Kingdom gewgaws, but you can eye the items ahead of time.

Photo Credit: Van Eaton Galleries]]>
<![CDATA[Fat Tuesday Favorite: Po' Boys of SoCal]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:24:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/poboys345432.jpg
It's Mardi Gras grub: Find new twists on the ultra-stuffed sandwiches.

Photo Credit: Po' Boys]]>
<![CDATA[Fairytale Dance: LA Ballet's "The Sleeping Beauty"]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:19:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/193*120/labsleepingbeauty123.jpg
It's a lilting, on-the-toes treatment of the classic, complete with the Tchaikovsky score.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Ballet]]>
<![CDATA[Mardi Gras Feasting: Messhall, Gumbo Pot...]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:16:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mardigrasmesshall.jpg
A Los Feliz-based crawfish & shrimp boil'll keep Fat Tuesday a-simmering.

Photo Credit: Messhall]]>
<![CDATA[South Pasadena Presidential House for Sale for $3M]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:07:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/garfieldpasadenahousebuenavista.jpg
The Greene & Greene Craftsman gem was commissioned by the president's widow.

Photo Credit: The Garfield House]]>
<![CDATA[Dancers Take the Tango to LAX ]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:45:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Terminal-Tango-021515.JPG
A group of 40 local dancers took the tango to a SoCal airport terminal on Sunday to spread the Valentine's Day spirit.

Photo Credit: Joel Cooke ]]>
<![CDATA[Get a Sneak Peek at the New Broad Museum]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:55:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/web_broad_kim_5p_1200x675_399097923823.jpg
We get a preview of the new Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 5, Feb. 13, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Happy February Halloween: ScareLA's on the Move]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:54:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/sb10066500g-001.jpg
The huge make-up-costumes-and-more convention will eek-up Pasadena.

Photo Credit: © Jochem Wijnands]]>
<![CDATA[ScotsFestival: The Queen Mary Kilts Up]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:21:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/qmsheepdogboatscot1.jpg
Revelers remember where the big ship was built with music, drink.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[True Love, Caught on Camera: Creative Public Proposals Go Viral]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:41:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ellen+proposal.jpg
As Valentine's Day approaches we decided to take a look at public marriage proposals over the past year.
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<![CDATA[Stay Lucky: Feting Friday the 13th ]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:31:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/041509clover.jpg
Machine Project devotes an evening to tales of cats, mirrors, and ladders -- and beyond.

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Runs Away From Home, Tracks Down Owner With Cancer in Hospital]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 03:53:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_hospitaldog0212001_700x394.jpg
A miniature Schnauzer ran away from its Iowa home to track down its owner, who was recovering from cancer in a nearby hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.]]>
<![CDATA["Death Star" is Legoland's Latest Mega Addition]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:51:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Death+Star+Legoland.JPG
Legoland's latest attraction is made up of more than 500,000 Lego pieces, weighs more than 1,900 pounds and took a crew of construction workers to assemble.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Valentine's, Presidents Day, Mardi Gras]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:43:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/238*120/valentinepresmardi1234567.jpg
It's one celebratory three-dayer. Plus: Hollyhock House, Idle Hour, Edwardian Ball, citrus tours, Oscar films

Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Nixon Library/Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Valentine's Sweet: Spider Monkey Pair Finds Friendship]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:05:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/valeriepepe2345323-tile.jpg
Valerie and Pepe were rescued, then introduced, by LA-based Animal Defenders International

Photo Credit: Animal Defenders International]]>
<![CDATA[Fat Tuesday Fur Fun: Doggie Gras Parade]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:57:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hwacmuttdi13.jpg
Rancho Santa Fe's Helen Woodward Animal Center celebrates with a merry procession of pups.

Photo Credit: Helen Woodward Animal Center]]>
<![CDATA[NoCal City's Humorous Traffic Signs]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:45:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/signs2.jpg
A Northern California city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. The City of Hayward has placed traffic signs along a downhill boulevard that read "35 — It's a speed limit,...

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[Annenberg Pool Open for Valentine's]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:22:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bonusdaypoolannenberg1.jpg
February 14 and sunblock don't normally go together, but they will this year.

Photo Credit: Annenberg Community Beach House]]>
<![CDATA[Idle Hour: NoHo's Beloved Barrel Reborn]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:54:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/IdleHourexteriorPhotoForestCasey.jpg
The roadside vernacular wonder gets a fresh chance at libation-serving life.

Photo Credit: Forest Casey]]>