<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usSun, 20 Aug 2017 16:24:06 -0700Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:24:06 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[JPL Visits Kidspace: Solar Eclipse Fun]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:21:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/seGettyImages-830378050.jpg
Enjoy activities, wonder with the two Pasadena-based institutions.

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<![CDATA[Solar Eclipse: Doughnuts and Cupcakes]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:16:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KrispyKremeSprinkles1.jpg
Krispy Kreme and Sprinkles are offering cosmic confections in honor of the big event.

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<![CDATA[Rubik's Cube Showdown: Nisei Week Opens]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:15:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/RubiksHands.jpg
Watch some of the pros of the click-it-quick form, in Little Tokyo.

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<![CDATA[Weekend: KCON LA 2017]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:51:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KCONCONVENTIONWORKSHOP.jpg
The mega event celebrates Korean pop, food, fashion, more. Plus: Nisei Week, hot sauce fest, art deco fest, Aviation Day

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<![CDATA[National Aviation Day at The Proud Bird]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:15:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/proudbirdeatdrinkenjoytheride.JPG
Visit the newly reopened restaurant for a plane-fun craft-making session and aviation tours of the LAX-close landmark.

Photo Credit: Proud Bird]]>
<![CDATA[How to Make Apartment Living Work for You and Your Pup]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:39:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bergs-dog.jpg
Living in an apartment with your canine companion isn’t much different from living with a human roommate: They don't clean, they don’t pay for groceries and you're starting to suspect they don't even have...

Photo Credit: Jeremy Berg/NBC]]>
<![CDATA[The Luxurious Lifestyle of New York's Poshest Pooches]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:57:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1LK_3334_NYCDogs_WEB.jpg
Ashley and Cooper get a taste of the high life, New York style. From a five-star hotel exclusively for dogs to a puppy pool party in the Hamptons, it's clear that NYC really has gone to the dogs!]]>
<![CDATA[Knott's 2018 Reveal: HangTime 'Dive' Coaster]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:59:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HangTimeNighttimeRendering.jpg
The "first dive coaster on the West Coast" will debut in the Buena Park theme park's Boardwalk area next summer.

Photo Credit: Knott's Berry Farm]]>
<![CDATA[Enchanted: Forest of Light Returns to Descanso]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:01:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/IlluminatedOaksDescanso.jpg
The tree-tastic, glow-by-night holiday event will open on Nov. 19, 2017.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Free Lemonade at Hot Dog on a Stick]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:50:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HDOS-2017-National-Lemonade-Day.jpg
Be one of the first 50 people to visit your local "Stick" and score a sweet, pay-nothing drink.

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<![CDATA[Puppy Ambassadors: London West Hollywood Debut]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:38:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/weholondon1234-3753F.jpg
Meet Winston and Churchill, the newest additions to the hotel's team.

Photo Credit: London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills]]>
<![CDATA[Beth Stern, Katie Lee Talk Clear the Shelters and 'Pethood']]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:53:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/Katie+Lee+Beth+Stern.jpg
Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive to help animals in need finding loving homes, will take place on Saturday, August 19. This year's event hosts, celebrity chef Katie Lee and Beth Stern...

Photo Credit: 'Today'
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<![CDATA[Fab Flair: Queen Mary Art Deco Weekend]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:06:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/QM_artDeco123.jpg
The big boat's famous style? That's the star of the event-packed gathering.

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<![CDATA[6 Free Apps for Pet Owners]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:47:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-77541854.jpg
Nowadays, caring for your pet has never been easier and more enjoyable. From finding a pet sitter and setting up play dates to handling medical emergencies and training your pet, there’s an app for...

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<![CDATA[Free: JANM Natsumatsuri Family Festival]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:55:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NatsumatsuriShoji1DSC_5251-horz.jpg
A Taiko workshop is one highlight of the kid-sweet, activities-aplenty day.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Japanese American National Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Let's 'Clear the Shelters' on Saturday, August 19!]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:46:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2017+CTS+Collage+TopLine+2083x854%5B1%5D.jpg
Every summer, animal shelters and rescues are filled to the brim with new spring litters and homeless pets. Shelters run on all cylinders to match pets with new forever families.

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<![CDATA[OC Fair: 6,000 Fried Peanut Butter Meatballs Sold]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:33:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/35651092512_84f79ccdbd_k.jpg
What made the super-popular charts at the 2017 festival? Take a look at the books now.

Photo Credit: OC Fair]]>
<![CDATA[LACMA Late Night: Muse 'til Midnight]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:10:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MuseTilMidnightLACMAAug202016MattKamimura.jpg
The late-into-the-evening museum party celebrates Latin American art, Latino dance tunes, and gallery walk-arounds.

Photo Credit: Matt Kamimura]]>
<![CDATA['Saw' Maze: New at Halloween Horror Nights]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:08:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/SawHHNatUSH.jpg
The September opening draws closer while Jigsaw is readying his creepy cameo.

Photo Credit: Lionsgate]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds of Pikachus Parade Through Yokohama, Japan]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:58:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pikachuparade.jpg
More than 100 Pikachus, a character from the game Pokemon, paraded through the streets of Yokohama, Japan, on Aug. 14.]]>
<![CDATA[Final Week: Main Street Electrical Parade]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:47:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/parade0117_DLR__0832.jpg
The bulbs, the dragons, the enchantment: Here's your last chance to enjoy the Disneyland classic.

Photo Credit: Scott Brinegar]]>
<![CDATA['Extraordinary: Stan Lee': Starry Saban Soiree]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:01:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/StanLee_50987604.jpg
Host Chris Hardwick, and a bevy of big guests, will pay tribute to the comic book legend.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[BrunchCon Returns to Los Angeles This Weekend]]> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:38:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brunchcontriple.jpg
The pancake-iest, most-mimosa-ian shindig around returns to LA this weekend.

Photo Credit: BrunchCon]]>
<![CDATA[Road Trip: Wildlife, Mystery and Hidden Treasures Along PCH]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:44:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/places-youll-find-along-pacific-coast-highway-tn.jpg
Built more than 80 years ago to connect California's coastal towns, the Pacific Coast Highway hugs the edge of the Golden State as it passes through busy cities, beaches and abandoned relics of the past.

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<![CDATA[CatCon: Take a Purr-fect Peek Back]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:06:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/catconGreenscreenphotobooth.jpg
Kitty-ologists are padding for Pasadena for panels, purchases, cosplay, and Instagram superstar sightings.

Photo Credit: CatCon]]>
<![CDATA['SNL' Alum Rachel Dratch Gets 20-Year-Old Parking Ticket From Chicago]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:50:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Rachel+Dratch+2007+Tribeca+Film+Festival+Bryan+Bedder.JPG
"Chicago does not f around," the New York City-based comedian wrote on Twitter. "I received this parking ticket in the mail today. Look at date. It's from TWENTY years ago"
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<![CDATA[Free: Watermelon Festival at Tanaka Farms]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:45:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/169983115.jpg
It's a summery to-do in Irvine, with tours, games, crafts, and a petting zoo.

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<![CDATA[CicLAvia: San Pedro Meets Wilmington]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:51:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Ciclavia_GaryLeonard_2012.jpg
Cycle along 7 miles of closed-to-cars streets while enjoying cool neighborhoods dotted with special activities.]]>
<![CDATA[What Kind of Dog Best Fits Your Lifestyle?]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:03:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dogs-GettyImages-180680638.jpg
There are a million reasons why people love dogs. They make great companions, provide a slew of the health benefits and love unconditionally. Yet, there are lots of valid reasons why some people opt out...

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<![CDATA[Cardboard Yacht: Help Build One in Santa Monica]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:37:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Oneidasketch2-horz.jpg
Artist Kiel Johnson will lead an art project that hearkens back to the days of William Randolph Hearst's yacht.

Photo Credit: Kiel Johnson]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: 'Hamilton' Is Here]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 22:35:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AmberImanEmmyRaver-LampmanHamiltonCompanyHAMILTONNationalTourJoanMarcus.jpg
After a year-plus of anticipation, the stage sensation arrives in Southern California. Plus: CicLAvia, CatCon, Festival of Arts, NKLA Kitten Shower

Photo Credit: ©2016 Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[New SeaWorld San Diego Ride Approved by Coastal Commission]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:11:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/170*120/SeaWorld-New-Ride-Eel_3.jpg
Images of the proposed ride submitted to the California Coastal Commission.

Photo Credit: California Coastal Commission Exhibit]]>
<![CDATA[Free: KCRW Summer Nights at Union Station]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:56:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jasonbentley_travisholcombe.jpg
Enjoy tunes from KCRW DJs, Jenga, cornhole, and more make-the-season-last fun times.

Photo Credit: KCRW]]>
<![CDATA[Recyclables + Clothing: OC Fashion Show]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:02:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1FOA_Runway16_BradElsberry_ModelErikaBaldwin.jpg
Applaud beautiful, creative, and often outlandish outfits, all made from "reclaimed, reused, or recycled" goods, at the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach.

Photo Credit: Brad Elsberry]]>
<![CDATA[Tips for Traveling Safe With Your Pet]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:28:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-454008386.jpg
One of the most stressful parts of pet ownership is what to do with your four-legged companion when you travel. While some pet owners opt for boarding, others choose to bring their furry family members...

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<![CDATA[Water Skiers to Zoom to Catalina (and Back)]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:15:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/queenmarycatalinaskirace.jpg
"The World's Greatest Ski Race" is ready to cover 62 miles of open ocean.

Photo Credit: Catalina Ski Race]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks' Latest Frappuccino 'Inspired' by Horchata Drinks]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 04:24:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*128/starbucksfrap0809.JPG
From unicorns to horchata. Starbucks announced Tuesday its new Horchata Almondmilk Frappuccino is now available in participating U.S. and Canada stores, in a move that is getting a mixed reception from...

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<![CDATA[Meow Factor: The Felines of CatCon]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:28:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/a+pile+of+BUBS-thumbnail.jpg
CatCon 2017, a two-day festival of all things feline, returned to Southern California on August 12-13.

Photo Credit: CatCon]]>
<![CDATA[Big Screen 'Tron' x 2: One Night Only]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:17:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tron820328323.jpg
It's a first for the El Capitan: a double feature. See both the retro and modern versions of "Tron," together, on the big screen.

Photo Credit: Disney]]>
<![CDATA[NKLA Kitten Shower: Give a Meow]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:50:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KittenNurseryLA1.jpg
Can you donate a needed item, one that's found on a helpful list? A coalition of catly groups throughout the region will thank you.

Photo Credit: NKLA]]>
<![CDATA[Eclipse Fun: Make a Pinhole Camera at LAPL]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:13:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/223*120/eclipseGettyImages-467009246.jpg
It's time to make those pinhole cameras, astronomy aficionados.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Penguin Chick Joins Aquarium Habitat]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:00:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/robinriggscr20170726_AOPpenguin_chickA_4225.jpg
The anticipated waddle happened before opening on Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Photo Credit: Robin Riggs
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<![CDATA[Free: Aqualillies Summer Watershow]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:03:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GrayMalinWatermarked.006.jpg
The splashy troupe will once again honor the birthday of the great Esther Williams, in Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Gray Malin]]>
<![CDATA[For Sale: House That Inspired Stephen King's 'Pet Sematary']]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:35:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/stephen-king.jpg
In the market for a haunted house? The Orrington, Maine, home that inspired Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" is currently on sale for $255,000, 'Today' reported. King came up with the idea for the novel in...

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<![CDATA[Moscow Mules in Copper Mugs Won't Kill You: Officials]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:31:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/moscow-mule-copper-mug.jpg
Don't worry, Moscow Mule fans: Those solid cupper mugs often used to serve the popular alcoholic drink probably aren't going to kill you. Contrary to reports last week that Iowa was banning copper mugs...

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<![CDATA[Sold: Someone Bought Obama's One-Time Brooklyn Brownstone]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:03:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/obama+house+bhs.jpg
It looks like former President Barack Obama's one-time Park Slope brownstone has a buyer. The Brooklyn home on Second Street hit the market in late April for $4.295 million. It was listed by Brown Harris...

Photo Credit: Brown Harris Stevens]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Horror Nights: New Titans of Terror Tram]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:32:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TitansofTerrorTramHostedbyChuckyHHN.jpg
Be brave: Chucky is your host at a seasonal Universal Studios Hollywood happening, which is part of the larger, maze-filled extravaganza.

Photo Credit: Halloween Horror Nights]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Winner: 'Curious Incident' at the Ahmanson]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:43:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/7_CuriousTour0602r.jpg
Investigation, maths, emotion, family secrets, and love: The stage sensation opens in Los Angeles.

Photo Credit: ©2016 Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[OC Fair: Ways to Keep Cool]]> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:32:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ocfairnightride1234.jpg
The Costa Mesa festival offers way to up your icy factor (or, at least, find moments of chill-down-ness).

Photo Credit: OC Fair]]>