<![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-usMon, 20 Feb 2017 23:38:57 -0800Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:38:57 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WB Tour: We Love Our Locals Deal]]> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:24:24 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1WBTourHollywood_MidWest+Backlot+%281%29.jpg
Ever wanted to explore the famous Burbank movie and TV studio? There's a limited-time ticket created just for Southern Californians.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Studio Tour]]>
<![CDATA[Free Monday: Los Angeles County Museum of Art]]> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:53:06 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lacmabrogan1322312.jpg
Steal inside, away from the weather, and enjoy a host of fine artworks and tours. It's all part of Target's Free Holiday Monday program.

Photo Credit: Brant Brogan]]>
<![CDATA[Free Today: Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Death Valley...]]> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:59:23 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dvsunset1GettyImages-450421924+%282%29.jpg
Where are you headed on Feb. 20? Over 100 national parks around the nation'll waive the entrance fee for the February holiday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Zima Poised for US Comeback]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:47:39 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/zima.jpg
Get ready to finally peel yourself off of that bar stool you’ve been stuck on since the ‘90s—Zima is making a comeback to coolers in the U.S. Zima was discontinued in America in 2008, according to Crain’s, but...

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<![CDATA[The Great Backyard Bird Count: It's On]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:26:13 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/swallowsshutterstock1.jpg
Assist Audubon in learning more about the feathery friends that frequent our neighborhoods. How? By joining a four-day count.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage NoHo Depot Now a Coffee House]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:26:50 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/depotnohogroundworkmetro.jpg
Groundwork Coffee's newest location was built off Lankershim in 1896. A renovation, and some TLC, has led to the ailing depot's transformation as a place to grab a hot beverage and bite.

Photo Credit: LA Metro]]>
<![CDATA[Trejo's Tacos: Now Serving Breakfast]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:46:25 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Trejosbreakfastburritos1.jpg
The busy La Brea eatery just announced its morning hours (and selection of breakfast burritos).

Photo Credit: Trejo's Tacos]]>
<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:25:48 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/restaurant4.jpg
Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were...

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<![CDATA[Weekend: Travel & Adventure Show]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:21:13 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AMBI2028travelshow12.jpg
Find ideas for your next trip downtown. Plus: Cookie, ScotsFest, free parks, TCL Chinese's 90th

Photo Credit: LA Travel & Adventure Show]]>
<![CDATA[Salt & Straw WeHo + The Trevor Project]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:06:02 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SaltStrawWeHoWonhoFrankLee.jpg
The newest artisanal ice cream shop debuts on Friday, Feb. 17. But visit Guisados on the evening of Feb. 16 for a pop-up which will support The Trevor Project.

Photo Credit: Wonho Frank Lee]]>
<![CDATA['Guardians' Ride: Opening Date]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:40:20 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GOTGShow610.jpg
The drop ride, which took over the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror structure, will debut at Disney California Adventure in May 2017.

Photo Credit: Disney/Marvel via Disney Parks Blog]]>
<![CDATA[Aquarium Smile: Sea Lion Selfie Stick]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:13:53 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/miloselfielbcaquarium.jpg
The Aquarium of the Pacific's Seal and Sea Lion Exhibit was recently updated. Want a peek at what's new? Keepers gave Milo, a handsome sea lion, a selfie stick, and let him lead the tour.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[OC Tribute: Heroes Hall Opens]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:17:54 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/heroeshallorangecounty12345.jpg
The museum, which honors "the legacy of Orange County veterans and others who have served the nation," is in Costa Mesa.

Photo Credit: OC Fair & Event Center]]>
<![CDATA['Downton' Costumes: Orange County Exhibit]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:53:20 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/downton-abbey1.jpg
A host of outfits from "Downton Abbey," the hit ITV/PBS series, are now on display at Muzeo in Anaheim.

Photo Credit: Downton Abbey]]>
<![CDATA[For Sale: Bethenny Frankel's $5.25M SoHo Apartment ]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:30:00 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/frankel-apt2.jpg
Bethenny Frankel is parting with her luxurious SoHo apartment in New York. The "Real Housewives" star's residence was posted on Tuesday at a whopping $5.25 million.

Photo Credit: Evan Joseph]]>
<![CDATA[TCL Chinese Theatre Turns 90]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:18:11 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chineseeveningGettyImages-756077.jpg
The Hollywood Boulevard landmark will celebrate its first year by launching a series of films that feature the famous cinema.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[It's a Boy: American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:21:06 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/prnewswire2-a.akamaihd.jpg
American Girl is getting its first boy character this season, Today.com reports. Logan Everett, a gray-eyed, brown-haired boy who plays the drums, is an 18-inch doll being released Thursday with Tenney,...

Photo Credit: Handout]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Bowl: Summer 2017 Line-up]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:26:39 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/hbevening02932.jpg
A host of top artists, from Solange to Moody Blues, will perform at the Tinseltown landmark.

Photo Credit: LA Phil Association]]>
<![CDATA[Cupid in LA: How to Find Him]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:35:55 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cupidgetty02932232.jpg
A celebrated sculpture by Edme Bouchardon is on display at The Getty Center.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Free: Valentine's at Two Downtown Landmarks]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:58:31 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gcmvaldayswing.jpg
Swing 'n dine at Grand Central Market or take a free tango lesson at Union Station on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Photo Credit: Campus Five]]>
<![CDATA[Mammoth Mountain: July 4 Skiing]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:02:45 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mammothpetermorningjuly4.jpg
January 2017 was the resort's snowiest month on record. No surprise, then: The slopes'll stay open through Independence Day.

Photo Credit: Peter Morning]]>
<![CDATA['Extreme Mammals' Stomp for NHM]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:26:03 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nhmIndricotherium_DF.jpg
The Natural History Museum will spotlight a host of never-seen-before beasties through "vivid reconstructions," "rare fossils," and more during the special exhibit.

Photo Credit: NHM/Denis Finnin]]>
<![CDATA[Daft Punk Pop-up: WeHo Happening]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 09:33:02 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dpGettyImages-57499913.jpg
Fans are queuing to spy the French electronic duo's helmets, more.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Grammy Museum: Jim Marshall's 1967]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:13:44 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jimi+Hendrix_Jim+Marshall.jpg
It was a year when music, art, and the world changed. See the iconic photographer's work at an upcoming show at the rockin' L.A. Live institution.

Photo Credit: © Jim Marshall Photography LLC]]>
<![CDATA[Romance Films at the Norton Simon]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 22:33:47 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/haroldandmaude2.jpg
Watch a movie at the Pasadena museum every Friday night in February. The charming theme? "Unexpected Romance."

Photo Credit: Harold and Maude]]>
<![CDATA[Patrick Swayze: Estate Auction Ahead]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:10:22 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/patrickswayzeGettyImages-71126255.jpg
Fans will be be able to bid on the actor's "Dirty Dancing" jacket, as well as several other items.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Happy Valentine's, SoCal]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:48:40 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/shutterstockheartscandy13292312.jpg
It's the sweetest weekend of the year. Plus: LA Chinatown Firecracker, Bulldog Beauty Contest, movie costumes, camellia

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Aquarium Otter Calendar: Download It Now]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:26:13 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ottercalendarrobinriggs12.jpg
The calendar, once only available to Aquarium of the Pacific members, is now available, for free, to everyone.

Photo Credit: Robin Riggs]]>
<![CDATA[LA Chinatown Firecracker Fun]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:11:59 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LA+Chinatown+Firecracker_132323.JPG
Lunar New Year celebration: Enjoy a run, a lion dance, and the pop-pop-pop of the firecrackers.

Photo Credit: LA Firecracker Run]]>
<![CDATA[Spring-Predicting Tortoise Emerges]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:10:11 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/livingdesertmojavemaxine.jpg
Mojave Maxine, a desert tortoise at Palm Desert's The Living Desert, has left her burrow. Is it a sign that spring is on the way?

Photo Credit: The Living Desert]]>
<![CDATA[Bulldog Beauty Contest: Enter Now]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:48:19 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bulldogbeautycontest16_justinrudd.jpg
A host of pups, bulldogs and beyond, will compete for prizes and kisses in Long Beach on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA[Valentine's Weekend at The Huntington]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:17:10 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ShakespeareGarden2huntington.jpg
Looking for a lovey, nature-amazing way to spend time with your sweetheart? San Marino's lushest spread has some ideas for your pre-holiday outing.

Photo Credit: The Huntington]]>
<![CDATA[Mega Burbank IKEA to Open (with Giveaways)]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:04:49 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ikeasigngetty123.jpg
The "largest IKEA in the United States" is finally here. Arrive early for a chance to score a free couch or chair. Really.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Free: FIDM Movie Costume Exhibit Opens]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:10:44 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/loveandfriendship270515--H020317A-0408.jpg
The downtown Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising will once again present dozens of costumes from several of the previous year's major films.

Photo Credit: Alex J. Berliner]]>
<![CDATA['An Affair to Remember': Back in Theaters]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:37:53 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AnAffairtoRemember3.jpg
The romantic classic returns to select SoCal cinemas for two nights only, just in time for Valentine's Day.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox & Fathom Events]]>
<![CDATA[Valentine's Violinist to Play for Ferris Wheel]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:40:30 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ferrispacificvalGettyImages-81275533+%281%29.jpg
Sweet strings in Santa Monica: A musician will join Pacific Wheel riders on the evening of Feb. 14.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Ren Faire: Valentine's Sweetheart Sale]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:21:23 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/renfairerlowe.jpg
Secure a discounted ticket for the Irwindale ye olden days festival. The sale's on through Feb. 15, 2017.

Photo Credit: Richard Lowe]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Star: Camellia Fest at Descanso Gardens]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:31:11 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/camelliadescanso123456789.jpg
February is this wintertime flower's big moment, and the La Cañada Flintridge landmark is throwing it a big bash (with tea and other to-dos).

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo Canoodle: Grown-up Valentine's Fun]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:45:52 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-Giraffes-JamiePham.jpg
"Sex and the City Zoo" gives grown-ups a chance to learn more about birds, bees. The LA Zoo event is scheduled for the Saturday ahead of Valentine's Day.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA['Wayne's World' at 25: Special Screenings]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 20:18:36 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/wwstillmovie0193232.jpg
Wayne and Garth and their cadre of rockin' buds ride again at theaters across the nation (for two nights only).

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures]]>
<![CDATA[George Orwell's '1984' is Headed to Broadway]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 19:17:07 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1984PlayBroadway.jpg
The hit London stage adaptation of Orwell's timely novel will premiere on Broadway this summer, in a limited engagement production set to open on June 22 at the Hudson Theatre.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Turns to Chocolate for Shamrock Shake-Up]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 19:15:18 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/McDonalds_Chocolate_Shamrock-edited.jpg
It's a good day for chocolate-loving leprechauns. This year, McDonald's St. Patrick's Day-themed Shamrock Shakes are coming in a variety of chocolate flavors, the fast food chain announced.

Photo Credit: McDonald's]]>
<![CDATA[Free Jeni's in Venice]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:54:12 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ChurroConejenis.jpg
The new Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is set for its grand opening party in Venice on Thursday, Feb. 9 with a pay-nothing ice cream party.

Photo Credit: Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams]]>
<![CDATA[Aquarium Wing Groundbreaking in LBC]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:28:56 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HondaPacificVisionsTheater_Whales_CourtesyofAquariumofthePacific.jpg
The Aquarium of the Pacific revealed plans its new wing, "Pacific Visions, in early 2016. A Feb. 2, 2017 groundbreaking at the Long Beach aquatic institution began to put those plans into action.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Hooters Opening Fast-Casual Spinoff Hoots]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 03:47:44 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hoots-rendering-edited.jpg
During the first few weeks of January, “New Year, New Me” became a popular mantra. Hooters seems to have taken the words to heart and made good on its New Year’s resolution. The restaurant chain, known for its...

Photo Credit: Hooters]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: 118th Golden Dragon Parade]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:52:08 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldendragon12343GettyImages-903441.jpg
Celebrate The Year of the Rooster in Chinatown. Plus: Kitten Bowl, First Fridays, fashion photography, writer art, poppy volunteering

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Natural History Museum: First Fridays Begin]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:03:51 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sciencenhmfirstfriday123.jpg
Ideas, DJs, tours, beverages: The Exposition Park science museum's popular every-first-Friday series opens. But book your tickets promptly, as it wraps in June.

Photo Credit: Natural History Museum]]>
<![CDATA[California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 03:36:25 -0800 //media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/livingdesertmojavemaxine.jpg
When is a groundhog a tortoise? It sounds like it might be a riddle from a whimsical storybook or some age-old philosophical question, the kind of brainteaser that makes us ponder the nature of animalia...

Photo Credit: The Living Desert
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