<![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-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 22:23:35 -0700Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:23:35 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Snow (Play) Headed for LA]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:39:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/snowshutterstock29323.jpg
The forecast — make that the "funcast," rather — says to expect tubing and more.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Our Sci-Fi City: A Celebration]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:23:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/la1234567GettyImages-52975515-horz.jpg
Celebrate LA's robust science fiction cred at a two-day event.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ray Bradbury]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Spooky Studio Tour (by Night)]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:01:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Horizontal+1_HVwb.jpg
Eye a Gremlin or two, "The Exorcist" door, and more at Warner Bros. Studio.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Studio]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Treats: Frosty Farewell]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:23:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2016.10.12_FrozenFruitCo._FINALS-1454.jpg
Haven't yet gotten your fill of the good-tasting gourd? There's still time.

Photo Credit: Frozen Fruit Co]]>
<![CDATA[NASA + The Huntington: New Sound Experience]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:21:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/OrbitPavilion10-24-16.jpg
The "Orbit Pavilion" will debut for a four-month run on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Photo Credit: The Huntington]]>
<![CDATA[The Dog Cafe's First Halloween Party]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:39:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SarahWolfgang_with_Bart_and_Lisa12.jpg
Adoptable costumed canines to romp with visitors at the recently opened hound hangout.

Photo Credit: The Dog Cafe]]>
<![CDATA['The Partridge Family' Art at Auction]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:03:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/p52064_lgpartridge.jpeg
C'mon, get happy: The iconic images seen in the opening credits are on the block.

Photo Credit: The Partridge Family]]>
<![CDATA[Mustache Fundraising: Movember's Nearly Here]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:30:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Movember_Kieran_HiRes.jpg
Shave your face clean on Nov. 1, then grow, grow, grow all month long, to help men's health initiatives.

Photo Credit: Movember Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[Botanical Garden Glows Orange for Halloween]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:58:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Denvers_Botanical_Garden_Glows_Orange_for_Halloween_1200x675_790853187746.jpg
Halloween is on display at Denver's botanical garden.]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Lab Experiments: Museum Mayhem]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:15:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pumpkin_3labcafam.jpg
A night of "Exploding Pumpkin Carving" returns to the Miracle Mile.

Photo Credit: Machine Project]]>
<![CDATA[Get Ready for Girl Scout Cookie Cereals, Starting Next Year]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:46:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/girl+scouts+cookie+cereal.jpg
Girl Scout cookie flavors are coming to a cereal box near you this winter. General Mills is teaming up with the Girl Scouts to launch a limited edition Girl Scout cookie cereal.

Photo Credit: General Mills
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<![CDATA[Spider Pavilion Scurrying for NHM]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:22:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Nephilaclavipes2nhm.jpg
The webby wonders'll receive visitors beginning on Halloween Eve.]]>
<![CDATA[Free: Play Ping Pong at a Museum]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/pingpong2928922.jpg
The family-cute day includes a tournament and a sound-cool dimension.

Photo Credit: Ping Pong]]>
<![CDATA[Doo Dah Parade: Queen Tryouts]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:56:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/IMG_710doodah.jpg
Have what it takes to be the royal emissary of the zany strut?

Photo Credit: Brian Biery]]>
<![CDATA[Gourds on the Go: Manhattan Beach Pumpkin Race]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:53:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mbpumpkinrace2016.jpg
Squashes gain speed at the long-running fundraiser.

Photo Credit: Manhattan Beach Pumpkin Race]]>
<![CDATA[Free: ArtNight Pasadena]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:19:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ArtNightPasadena_ArtCenter015.jpg
Call upon "18 participating cultural institutions" and savor a spectacle of sound, vision, and ideas.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham/Visit Pasadena]]>
<![CDATA[P-22 Fest: Following in His Footsteps]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:58:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/p-22.jpg
Mavens of our city's famous mountain lion are re-tracing his route to Griffith Park (with a party at the end).

Photo Credit: P-22
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<![CDATA[Weekend: Vintage Halloween Thrills]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:12:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elcapGettyImages-703414-horz.jpg
The goosebumps are straight from the past. Plus: AIDS Walk, Brand Blvd. party, Strut Your Mutt, vegan tacos

Photo Credit: Getty Images/AP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Howl-oween: Pet Costumes Rule!]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:54:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PetCostumes-147696710644900001.jpg
Halloween is just around the corner, and this year Americans are getting the whole family involved...including their pets.]]>
<![CDATA['Dark Shadows': 50th Anniversary Fest]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:41:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/darkshadowslaoct.jpg
The beloved television series shall haunt a Hollywood fan celebration days ahead of Halloween.

Photo Credit: Dark Shadows]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Popeye, the Foodie Rescue Pup]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:33:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/popeyetherescuedog123.jpg
The SoCal canine is the latest viral superstar.

Photo Credit: Popeye the Foodie Dog]]>
<![CDATA['World's Tallest Live-Cut Tree' Arrives in LA]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:01:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11citadel16.jpg
The mega fir is now standing grandly at the Citadel Outlets.

Photo Credit: Citadel Outlets]]>
<![CDATA[LA Zoo Lights: Seven-Week Glow Show]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:54:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-LAZooLights15-4jamiepham.jpg
The holiday illuminations will boast "more lights" in 2016.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA[M&M's Are Getting a New Filling]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:09:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-452614600mandm.jpg
Your sweet tooth is in for a treat. Mars Chocolate has announced that M&M’s are getting a new filling - caramel. CNN Money reported that it’s the first time the company is using caramel as a permanent filling.

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File
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<![CDATA[Masterworks on View at Sotheby's]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:45:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/9601RobertWomendrawingwater.jpg
Admire lauded centuries-old art ahead of its New York auction, in Century City.

Photo Credit: Sotheby's]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Peek: Heritage Square After Sundown]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:55:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/heritagesquareevening9283232232.jpg
Join the Los Angeles Obscura Society on a rare walk among the Victorian houses off the 110.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Obscura Society]]>
<![CDATA[Garage Door's Toothy Halloween Get-Up Goes Viral]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:46:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5612846171.jpg
An Ohio woman's video showing her "monster house" decoration has gone mega-viral, with at least 23 million people in under a week watching a garage door adorned with teeth open and close.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/EyeEm
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<![CDATA[Halloween Treat: A Night in Dracula's Castle]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:52:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/AP_16291141063733.jpg
Dracula's castle will have overnight guests on Halloween, marking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvanian fortress. The site's actual name in Bran Castle, and two people will get to...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Now Open: The Science Behind Pixar]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:01:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pixarcsc16.jpg
Make for the California Science Center and discover the techniques, like lighting and modeling, that bring the beloved films to life.

Photo Credit: Kristina Kurasz]]>
<![CDATA[Leashes 'n Love: Strut Your Mutt LA]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:06:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/strutyourmuttoct16.jpg
Stroll with your furry one and help out pups in need.

Photo Credit: Strut Your Mutt]]>
<![CDATA[Vegan Taco Competition at Café Gratitude]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:07:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vegantacocafegratitude.jpg
The Larchmont location'll set the scene for this spicy, plant-yummy showdown.

Photo Credit: Café Gratitude]]>
<![CDATA[27th Annual LA Zoo Photo Day]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:58:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/otterpiczoo12346.jpg
Arrive early in the morning and, just perhaps, capture the perfect lion's yawn.

Photo Credit: LA Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[LBC Sweet: Blessing of the Animals]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:38:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/justinruddblessinglbcoct16.jpg
The on-the-beach interfaith event is an autumn tradition.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA[Explore LA's Attic: Archives Bazaar]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:41:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LAarchiveshistoric.jpg
Curious about a city-centered topic? Your day has arrived.

Photo Credit: LA Archives Bazaar]]>
<![CDATA[Opening: RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:05:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/risedinojackolantern.jpg
The colossal carve-tacular lands at two SoCal locations in 2016.

Photo Credit: RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena Octoberfest: Rose Bowl Bash]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:08:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/pasoctfest1.jpg
The autumn-specific showdown, and food-bev celebrating, boasts a raise the stein contest.

Photo Credit: Pasadena Octoberfest]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia's Heart of LA]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:16:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/28809245960_242647527e_bciclavia.jpg
Turn your bicycle towards downtown. Plus: Farmers Market Fall Festival, Oktoberfests, underwater art show, zombie walks

Photo Credit: CicLAvia]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 82nd, Farmers Market Fall Festival]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:09:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fmfallpieeat123.jpg
If autumn parties are deeply nostalgic events, then this one really takes the cake — er, pie.

Photo Credit: The Original Farmers Market Festival]]>
<![CDATA[World's Largest Bow: Now Atop Citadel Outlets]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:07:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bowcitadel19321921.jpg
The holidays must be here, or nearly, when the mega ribbon arrives.

Photo Credit: Citadel Outlets]]>
<![CDATA[Japanese Garden Celebrates 50th]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:20:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Japanese+Garden13232323125.jpg
Make for Descanso Gardens for music, art.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Dessert Week LA: Sample Top Sweets]]> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:10:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Our-Story-1-2dessert.jpg
Snack up the dreamy, creamy creations from major desserteries at a week-ending celebration.

Photo Credit: Dessert Week LA]]>
<![CDATA[Zombies to Roam LACMA]]> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 20:11:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/zombielacmaGettyImages-187541076+%281%29-horz.jpg
A special LACMA Local event includes a visit to the Guillermo del Toro show before a campus zombie walk.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bunny Museum Move: Help Pack It Up]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:54:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bunnymuseumpackup.jpg
The long-of-ear Pasadena favorite is hopping to a new location; can you lend a hand?

Photo Credit: Bunny Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Women Who Whiskey: Join Now]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:29:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WomenWhoWhiskeyLosAngelesGreenbarJuneSchreiner.jpg
The growing group gathers regularly to enjoy a host of top-notch amber spirits.

Photo Credit: June Schreiner]]>
<![CDATA[Vegan Oktoberfest: Plant-Based Fall Fun]]> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:42:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/veganoktoberfest14.jpg
The brats are vege and good beer is on the pour.

Photo Credit: Vegan Oktoberfest]]>
<![CDATA['Star Wars'-Inspired Pop-Up: Ticket Pre-Sale]]> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 21:39:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/scumandvillainycantina.jpg
Scum & Villainy Cantina will soon welcome Angelenos to a Mos Eisley-style hangout in the spring of 2017.

Photo Credit: Scum & Villainy Cantina]]>
<![CDATA['Nimbus': Clouds Inside Walt Disney Concert Hall]]> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 17:06:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GH6A7042nimbusCraigTMathewMathewImaging.jpg
The weather-whimsical installation includes "computer generated musical atmospheres" and more.

Photo Credit: Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging]]>
<![CDATA[Underwater Art Show in Santa Monica]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 21:32:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/machineprojectannenbergpool.jpg
Artist collective Machine Project will unveil a submerged exhibit at the Annenberg Community Beach House Pool.

Photo Credit: Machine Project]]>
<![CDATA[Covina Bowl: Landmark Nomination]]> Sun, 09 Oct 2016 09:09:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1957courtesyCharlesPhoenixCollection.jpg
The mid-century bowling alley has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Charles Phoenix Collection]]>