<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:35:44 -0800 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:35:44 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Cosmically Cool: JPL's New Travel Posters]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:47:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kepler_16b_39x27detail.jpg
Travel to Europa, Titan, and beyond via these stylish and downloadable artworks.

Photo Credit: JPL]]>
<![CDATA['National Parks Adventure' in IMAX 3D]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:34:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CSC19_NPA_Image_18x12_300dpif.jpg
Take a thrilling adventure filled with stunning photography, at the California Science Center.

Photo Credit: MacGillivray Freeman Films]]>
<![CDATA[Millennials Drink Half Wine Bought in America]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:45:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Wine-GettyImages-495793758.jpg
American millennials are buying more wine, which is helping to spur the wine industry, NBC News reported. The group, between the ages of 21 to 38, consumed almost 160 million cases, or 42 percent, of all...

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<![CDATA[Free: Bacon Cupcake Valentine's Giveaway]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:23:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/baccupcakes-horz.jpg
Mark the sweetest holiday with a semi-savory treat, at The Oinkster.

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<![CDATA[Weekend: 117th Golden Dragon Parade]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:21:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldendragonlaGettyImages-903449.jpg
Welcome the Year of the Monkey in Chinatown. Plus: LA Marathon, Valentine's Day, Presidents Day, Queen Mary ScotsFestival

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<![CDATA[Valentine's Day And Your Wallet]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 04:11:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/Generic-Flowers-2.jpg
Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers as 50 percent of singles report being proud of their relationship status. But whether you're in a relationship or not, Americans have no problem spending big for the holiday...

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<![CDATA[Not Just Chocolates and Roses: Unique V-Day Gifts ]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:09:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/v-day-gifts-th.jpg
Forget the overpriced floral bouquets and cheap drugstore chocolates and give your loved one a unique gift that will make them swoon on Valentine's Day. From the posh to the practical, here are some gift...]]>
<![CDATA['Force Awakens' Costumes at FIDM]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:09:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fidmshow20168.jpg
The galactic get-ups are on display as part of the annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibit.

Photo Credit: FIDM]]>
<![CDATA['An Act of God' at the Ahmanson]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:39:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/actofgodjimcox.jpg
The Broadway smash makes its beneficent LA opening.

Photo Credit: Jim Cox]]>
<![CDATA[Yelp's Top List: Porto's Is #1]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:46:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/portosbakerynight.jpg
A nationwide "Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. for 2016" roster boasts several local showings.

Photo Credit: Porto's]]>
<![CDATA[How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day Flowers]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:16:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-128086166.jpg
Valentine's Day may be one of the few times per year that you go out and buy fresh flowers, but that is no excuse for rookie mistakes. The gift of flowers is a reminder that you are thinking of someone and Feb.

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<![CDATA[Cake Monkey's Swanky Valentine's Sweets]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:54:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/ValentinesBerryCrumble.jpeg
The Beverly Boulevard bakery has Feb. 14 alternatives that are adorable, flavorful.

Photo Credit: Cake Monkey]]>
<![CDATA[Valentine's Cuties: Bulldog Beauty Contest]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:43:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bulldogbeautyjustin928232.jpg
Snarfly superstars walk the red carpet in Long Beach, along with several other cute canines.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Bowl Reveal: A Starry Summer]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:06:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bowl2016GettyImages-138789290-horz.jpg
Diana Ross, Jeff Lynne's ELO, and more greats make for the landmark.

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<![CDATA[Pizza Day + Bagel Day: It's Happening]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:36:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pizzaresize-horz12345.jpg
Bread buffs, get excited: Two chewy food holidays have landed on Feb. 9.

Photo Credit: Pizza, Bagel]]>
<![CDATA[Grammy Cocktails: Sips Inspired by Songs]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:12:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grammy_danielcollopy.jpg
Music's big night is just ahead, and spots around SoCal are celebrating, beverage-style -- and you can vote on your favorite spirit.

Photo Credit: Daniel Collopy]]>
<![CDATA[30th Anniversary: 'Pretty in Pink' in Hollywood]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:23:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/prettyinpink2016.jpg
The '80s classic, which used several LA location, screens at the TCL Chinese 6.

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<![CDATA[Fat Tuesday Fun: Mardi Gras in LA]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:44:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20130212MardiGras.jpg
Find your beignets, beads, and brassy sounds ahead of the holiday.

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<![CDATA[Chinese New Year: Celebrations Around SoCal]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:35:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/181*120/shutterstock18313213.jpg
The Golden Dragon Parade's still on the horizon, but you can welcome Chinese New Year around SoCal.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Pop-Up Pool Day at Santa Monica Landmark]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:50:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/annenbergbeachjanpool.jpg
Hope your swimsuit isn't too far back in the bureau.

Photo Credit: Annenberg Community Beach House]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Salad Fat vs. Big Mac]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:40:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/McDonalds2.png
McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more caloric...

Photo Credit: McDonald's Corp.]]>
<![CDATA[New: 'The Floating Library' in Echo Park Lake]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:53:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/booksshutter123-horz.jpg
Hop a pedal boat and go peruse art books in the middle of the lake.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Anonymous Art Event: Petals to Fall Downtown]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:12:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/petalGettyImages-492850731.jpg
The artists behind the Griffith Park Teahouse will shower an alley with flowers.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Neon Museum: Grand Opening Peek]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:28:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/monaopening2016.jpg
Look upon the luminescent treasures on view at the Museum of Neon Art in Glendale.

Photo Credit: MONA]]>
<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg, Super Bowl Reporter]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:13:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/snoop5.jpg
Rapper Snoop Dogg turned into a Super Bowl 50 “reporter” during the Broncos and Panthers press conference in Santa Clara Thursday, chatting up Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and telling Panthers linebacker...

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<![CDATA[Otter Bowl: Furry Showdown in LBC]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:21:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/otterbowlaquarium1.jpg
The Aquarium of the Pacific event brings more heart-tugs than touchdowns.

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<![CDATA[Subway's $5 Footlong Now Costs $6]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:12:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-493636850.jpg
So long to the catchy “$5 footlong” jingle, because Subway's iconic deal just got a dollar more expensive. Customers will now have to shell out $6 for "ALL of your favorite classic footlongs," the restaurant...

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<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Cookie Con]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:43:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/561094481.jpg
Snack upon sweets of all stripes. Plus: First Friday, Chinese New Year, MONA opens, Sleepless downtown

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Cultura RF]]>
<![CDATA[Natural History Cool: First Fridays Return]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:56:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/firstfridays0293929323.jpg
DJs, scientists, partiers, and big dino bones converge in one fab monthly confab.

Photo Credit: NHM]]>
<![CDATA[Cat Gets Head Stuck in Vase, Becomes Internet Sensation]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:53:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/93528537.jpg
A Reddit user this week posted a photo of a cat looking like an Egyptian goddess, but the shiny collar in the photo was not supposed to be around the cat's neck. The cat, which is doing fine, got the accessory...

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<![CDATA[Movie Costumes: Free Exhibit to Open Downtown]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:02:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fidmcostumes123456789.jpg
Eye several articles of clothing from major 2015 films.

Photo Credit: FIDM/Alex J. Berliner]]>
<![CDATA[Universal Studios: New Reservation System]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:26:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Studiotournystreetuniversal132332.jpg
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter's on the horizon, and the theme park has a fresh way to build your day.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Vans Custom Culture Competition: Now Open]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:27:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vans2016schools1.jpg
The arts education awareness-raiser gives high schoolers a chance to come together to design pairs of blank Vans.

Photo Credit: Vans Custom Culture]]>
<![CDATA[New: LACMA Local Program]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:42:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/urbanlightdiscoverla1.jpg
The fresh membership offering is all about special events built for SoCalers.

Photo Credit: Discover LA]]>
<![CDATA[New Later Hours: Cherry Blossom Festival]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:37:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/cherryblossomdescanso243.JPG
The March happening at Descanso Gardens pushes into the early evening.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Museum Free Days: Get the Chart]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:58:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_108263612.jpg
Did the Museums Free-for-All Day make you long for more gratis entry? You can find it on the regular.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA['Alice' at 150: Mondo Book Fair Spotlights a Classic]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:05:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aliceGettyImages-458502386.jpg
"Rare and unique items" related to the Carroll classic will be on display in Pasadena.

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<![CDATA[Adoptable Dogs Become Movie Poster Heroes]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:35:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/doggiemoviepostersla223232.jpg
A pair of local animal lovers picture pups in cinematic settings, all in the name of finding the pooches forever homes.

Photo Credit: Dmitriy Katsel & Erica Solomon]]>
<![CDATA[Free: David Bowie Screenings at The Paley]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:22:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/davidbowiepaley921832.jpg
The Beverly Hills museum of all things TV pays homage all weekend long.

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<![CDATA[Live Cam Experience: Dive into the Pacific]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:23:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Projection_Wall_1584pearls.jpg
The Annenberg Space for Photography and Explore.org head into the ocean via a fresh exhibit.

Photo Credit: Pearls of the Planet]]>
<![CDATA[Conversation Hearts Chic: Magnolia Cupcakes]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:52:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/magnoliasweetsayingscupcakes.JPG
Like the tiny, message-driven crunchie, but like cakey eats, too? You're in Valentine's luck.

Photo Credit: Magnolia Bakery]]>
<![CDATA[Hero Dog Awards: Nominations Are Open]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:42:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/herodogawardsfinalists2015.jpg
The annual ceremony, set for LA in September, will spotlight brave and true hounds.

Photo Credit: Hero Dog Awards]]>
<![CDATA[Museums Free-for-All Day]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:24:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/skirball_noahs-ark_puppeteer_1stevecohnskirballculturalcenter.jpg
Save money, see great things at a number of SoCal institutions.

Photo Credit: Steve Cohn/Skirball Cultural Center]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Art Show]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:03:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/laartshow9092382.jpg
Modern and contemporary works rule downtown. Plus: LA Art Show, free museum day, Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year, Night on Broadway

Photo Credit: LA Art Show]]>
<![CDATA[Trade Old Baby Items for Discounts at Toys 'R' Us]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:13:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/062411+toys+r+us+generic+store.jpg
Those looking for an excuse to rid their homes of old and unsafe baby items now stand to benefit from cleaning out their closets through the annual Toys "R" Us Great Trade-In event.

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