<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:26:03 -0800 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:26:03 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Weekend: LA Zoo Lights]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:25:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lazoolightsmonkeysintro.jpg
Sparkly twinkly times return to Griffith Park (but inside the zoo). Plus, Hollywood Parade, Three Stooges, Small Business Saturday, Patchwork Show

Photo Credit: LA Zoo Lights]]>
<![CDATA[Californians Heart Green Bean Casserole]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:35:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GreenBeanCasserole_DelMonte.jpg
Del Monte conducted a savory study on the Thanksgiving favorite.

Photo Credit: Del Monte]]>
<![CDATA[Reindeer Romp: Superstars of the Sky]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:24:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/reindeerrompzoola13.jpg
The antlered beauties fly -- into our hearts -- at the LA Zoo.

Photo Credit: LA Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[A Steady Rain of Yuks: Big Screen Three Stooges]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:12:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/threestoogesalexone1.jpg
The laff-it-up Alex Theatre tradition brings a dose of old-style comic chaos.

Photo Credit: The Three Stooges]]>
<![CDATA[Find the Perfect Present: Gift Guide 2014]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:22:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gift-guide-promo2.jpg
Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Our guide will help you find unique present ideas for everyone on your shopping list.
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<![CDATA[Table-Ready Togs Jog: Long Beach Turkey Trot]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:55:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/188*120/lbcturkeytrotleiwang123.jpg
Let the dish of yams rest and slip on your sneakers.

Photo Credit: Lei Wang]]>
<![CDATA[Georgian Charm: Holiday Vinyl Records Night]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:05:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/georgianfrontdoor1.jpg
You're invited to show with your own ready-to-spin seasonal sounds.

Photo Credit: The Georgian]]>
<![CDATA[LA: Very Facial Hair Friendly, Say Surveys]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:11:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/movembersdnov.jpg
Do 'staches reign around Southern California? Two different outfits deem this to be so.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[One Weekend Only: Valet Parking for Runyon Hikers]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:53:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/11-21-2014-runyon-canyon.jpg
CurbStand'll be stowing cars for people seeking a little hillside exercise.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Lloyd, KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Offbeat Thanksgiving Feasts: Find Your Grateful Go-Out]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:04:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/bartongthanksgiving12.jpg
Find your yams -- and turkey and cranberry -- at a host of SoCal eateries.

Photo Credit: Barton G.]]>
<![CDATA[Flicks Made on the Fly: No Budget Film Festival]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:47:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nbff_123345.jpg
Applaud the very creative, very shoestring-y efforts of inventive filmmakers.

Photo Credit: Justin Baker]]>
<![CDATA[Great LA Walk Goes Valley]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:18:57 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/greatlawalkfranklin12345.jpg
Sneakers on for the Big Stroll, SoCalers.

Photo Credit: Franklin Avenue]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Auto Show]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:57:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mazdaauto459215920.jpg
Here come the mega unveilings, car mavens. Plus: Beverly Hills holiday chandeliers, CHILL opens, Great LA Walk, Mustache Dache

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Hairy Hurry: The Mustache Dache]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:42:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mustachedache345.jpg
Want to support Movember initiatives, stretch a leg, and admire some upper lip action? You're on.

Photo Credit: Mustache Dache]]>
<![CDATA[New: Discovery Cube LA Debuts in Sylmar]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:49:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dclanewroom123.jpg
A sibling to the popular Orange County institution opens its doors in the LA area.

Photo Credit: DCLA]]>
<![CDATA[Yuletide Flicks Fa La La Downtown in December]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:37:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/elf_NewLineHomeEntertainment.jpg
"Elf," "A Christmas Story," "Princess Bride," and "Home Alone" bring the cheer.

Photo Credit: New Line Home Entertainment]]>
<![CDATA[Chandeliers Over Rodeo: A Beverly Hills Kind of Holiday]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:53:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bhxmas56312908%281%29.jpg
It's a talked-about tradition in one of the toniest cities around.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[USC vs. UCLA: Winner "Predicted" Via Cocktails]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:17:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gamedrinkmesshall1.jpg
Messhall Kitchen is letting a pair of sips soothsay the big game.

Photo Credit: Messhall Kitchen]]>
<![CDATA[Movie Star Exhibit: Tyrone Power]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:49:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tyronepowerannabella.jpg
The swashbuckling titan of Hollywood's Golden Age is remembered via costumes, photos.

Photo Credit: Tyrone Power]]>
<![CDATA[Mountain View Cemetery: An In-Depth Evening Stroll]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:24:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/altadenadouglaskeister.jpg
October's over, but elegant funerary architecture is for all seasons.

Photo Credit: Douglas Keister]]>
<![CDATA[Giving Back: Tourism Cares and Universal Studios Hollywood]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:23:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tourismcarescatalina1.jpg
The tourism industry and theme park go all out with big-hearted drives.

Photo Credit: Tourism Cares]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 125th, California State Beekeepers Association]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:24:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/092708+Bees+P1.jpg
Do you keep a hive at home, or just keep a serious interest in all things keeping? Buzz for Valencia.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Show: "Schoolhouse Rock!" Bard to Perform Live]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:02:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/225*120/bobdoroughschoolhouse.jpg
Jazz legend Bob Dorough reminds us why 3 is the magic number, in Echo Park.

Photo Credit: Bob Dorough]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday on a Bun: Turducken Hot Dog]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:31:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/turduckendoghaus1.jpg
Want the whole Thanksgiving meal, on a bun? The Dog Haus has it.

Photo Credit: Christopher J. Ramirez]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Zany 37th, Doo Dah Parade]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:37:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/doodahchandelier1234.png
Pasadena's strangest strut raises happy havoc on Colorado Boulevard.

Photo Credit: Doo Dah Parade]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Skates: Find Your Seasonal Ice Rink]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:44:51 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/qmchillrinknight.jpg
Twirl in Woodland Hills, Riverside, or next to the big boat in Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[Whimsical Walls and All: The Palm Beverly Hills Debuts]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:46:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/palmbhills.jpg
The iconic steakery's new location arrives with its Old Hollywood pizzazz intact.

Photo Credit: The Palm Beverly Hills]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: The Grove Lights the Big Tree]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:06:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grovetreelightglitter.jpg
The mid-city spectacle kicks off the SoCal yuletide. Plus: Doo Dah Parade, Yarn-O-Polis, Holiday Ice Rink opening weekend, Disneyland Holidays

Photo Credit: The Grove
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<![CDATA[Grand Central Market: Now a Yarn-O-Polis]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:21:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grandcentralyarnmarthabenedict.jpg
100+ knitters and crocheters "from around the world" took part in the arty fun.

Photo Credit: Martha Benedict]]>
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Treat: A Huell Howser Documentary]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:19:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/howser-huell-poppies.jpg
The KCET program looks back, in admiration, at the affable TV host.

Photo Credit: California's Gold]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday 2014 Details]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:55:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/black+friday3.JPG
This year, retailers across America will start their sales on Thanksgiving afternoon. And in many cases, those sales will keep going for days.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Happening on Larchmont: Turkey in Ice Cream]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:58:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thanksgivingturkey1.jpg
Salt & Straw's seasonal flavors have a touch of the Thanksgiving bird.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Win Dinner: Angel City Wants Your Best Family Holiday Tale]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:00:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/angelcityfriendfamilydinner.jpg
The Arts District brewhouse is giving away four friend-group suppers.

Photo Credit: Angel CIty Brewery]]>
<![CDATA[U.S.S. IOWA: Volunteers Lend a Spiffy-Up Hand]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:06:01 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/iowavolunteer1234.jpg
Tourism Cares lend a hand at several area landmarks and destinations.

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy]]>
<![CDATA[Delish Fundraising: Vegan Hot Dogs and a Posh Cocktail]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:32:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tonysvegandogs11.jpg
Tony's Darts Away and Mohawk Bend create cool cuisine and sips (and help out).

Photo Credit: Ithyle]]>
<![CDATA[Sloan Summit: Celebrating Science in the Movies]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:27:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/robotfranksloan.jpg
A three-day downtown cinema celebration lauds big ideas on the big screen.

Photo Credit: Robot & Frank]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Rinks, Ahoy: Pershing Square on Cold Approach]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:21:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/downtownicebuildingsrink.jpg
Once Angelenos don mittens, the holidays are truly here.

Photo Credit: Downtown on Ice]]>
<![CDATA[Pay Tribute to Veterans Across SoCal]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:22:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/navyussiowaveterans.jpg
Make for the Space Shuttle Endeavour, the U.S.S. Iowa and other spots to remember and honor.

Photo Credit: US Navy]]>
<![CDATA[Spooky On-Sale: Giant Glendale Haunted House Facade]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:20:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/glendalehollywoodhaunter1.jpg
The buzzed-about, oh-so-large "home" is ready for a new home.

Photo Credit: Hollywood Haunter]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Grilled Cheesegiving]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:59:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grilledcheesegiving1.JPG
Cranberries, green beans, and more staples go full sandwich for the holiday.

Photo Credit: Greenspan's Grilled Cheese]]>
<![CDATA[LACMA's "Largest Gift of Art" Ever Boasts Picasso, Degas]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:47:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CHANSONDUCHIENdetail1.jpg
Philanthropist A. Jerrold Perenchio bequests forty-seven works to the museum.

Photo Credit: LACMA]]>
<![CDATA[Veteran Appreciation Weekend Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:44:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/iowajeremybonelleveterans.jpg
Free admission for those who served and military, plus lots of touring and to-dos.

Photo Credit: Jeremy Bonelle]]>
<![CDATA[Public Peek: LA Aqueduct Cascades Mark 101st]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:59:02 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ladwpaqueduct123.jpg
Reflect on our region's watery past and present at a landmark location.

Photo Credit: LA DWP]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo New: Holiday Lights]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:49:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-LAZooLights234.jpg
3D projections and interactive displays glee up the LA Zoo's spritely season.

Photo Credit: Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Huge NKLA Adoption]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:12:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bfanimalla1234345.jpg
Meet over 1,000 cats and dogs. Plus: AFI FEST, Citadel tree lighting, Old Pas fall party, LA Aqueducts Cascades turn 101

Photo Credit: Best Friends Animal Society Los Angeles]]>
<![CDATA[Theatre Meets Tech: "Noir" Vignettes Streamed Live]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:29:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/noirheretick.jpg
A one-weekend-only theatrical treat looks to the future and LA's fedora-wearing past.

Photo Credit: Heretick Theatre Lab]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Perk: Hotel Guests Join the Hollywood Christmas Parade]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:34:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/xmassanta51800605.jpg
Walk with the Hollywood Hotel crew if you stay over on Sunday, Nov. 30.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Citadel Giant: Lighting the World's Tallest Tree ]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:45:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/xmascitadel1234.jpg
"The world's tallest live cut Christmas tree" readies for its early November outlets debut.

Photo Credit: Citadel Outlets]]>