<![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 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:56:41 -0700 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:56:41 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rose Parade First: A Float Christening]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:10:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_champagne_shutterstock_162519605.jpg
A bottle of bubbly'll kick off the new Princess Cruises roll.

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<![CDATA[Why You May Spot Teal Pumpkins This Halloween]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:45:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC-teal-pumpkins.jpg
Halloween can be challenging for kids who have food allergies. However, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has started a new campaign called the “Teal Pumpkin Project” which aims to make...
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<![CDATA[Weekend: Gourds and Gorey, at the Zoo]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:23:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/boozoohippopumpkin.jpg
Delicious pumpkin gnawing, straight ahead. Plus: LBC zombies, Anaheim's Fall Fest, creepy LA Opera, Haute Dogs, more...

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham/LA Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Dia de los Muertos + Dino Skeletons]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:59:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nhmdia1234.jpg
Nope, the big guys won't go full calaca, but other eerie haps await at NHM.

Photo Credit: Natural History Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Whimsy + Learning: The STEAM Carnival]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:41:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/steamcarn2345.jpg
Science and art and imagination rule, in San Pedro.

Photo Credit: STEAM Carnival]]>
<![CDATA[The Haunting Times of Heritage Square]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:33:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/235*120/heritagesquareevening0234.jpg
Delve deeply into Victorian mourning rituals, off the 101.

Photo Credit: Heritage Square]]>
<![CDATA[Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:07:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-177531910.jpg
How much do you know about pumpkins?

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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<![CDATA[Brrrains: Long Beach's Zombie Walk Shambles On]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:38:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/halloween2k11ghostzombie.jpg
The moaniest go-out in town marks its lucky seventh year.

Photo Credit: Getty Images ]]>
<![CDATA[Free Tickets for All: AFI FEST]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:30:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/afihomesman123.jpg
Headline premieres, starry showings, and zero-dollar tickets mark the Hollywood-stravaganza's calendar.

Photo Credit: The Homesman]]>
<![CDATA[Puppies 'N Catwalks: A Human Fashion Show for Animals]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:01:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/shutterstock_23868331.jpg
The in-the-works Animal History Museum brings creature-cool clothing to Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[The One Up: Old-School Arcade + Fancy-Fun Edibles]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:17:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/theoneupshermanoaks.jpg
Pac-Man out, then meal up on corn-creative hush puppies, posh cocktails...

Photo Credit: The One Up]]>
<![CDATA[Ravioli Riches: Market City Caffe's Pasta-Perfect Menu]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:10:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/marketcitycaffe11234.jpg
Sup on this: Sweet Corn Agnolotti and other savory choices await.

Photo Credit: Julian Easley]]>
<![CDATA[Community-Nice Fundraiser: Four Local Breweries Unite]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:42:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/angelcityfourbrewery1.jpg
Daytime sip party: The quartet supports the Keep a Breast Foundation.

Photo Credit: Angel City Brewery ]]>
<![CDATA[Pacific-Close Party: Aquarium Sea Fare Celebration]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:58:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Penguinchickaquarium1234.jpg
Grooving next to groupers? Shake it in Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA["Bulls on the Beach" in Southern California]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:21:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*123/bullsbeach.PNG
Bulls take to the beach in Orange County for the first-ever bull-riding event Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Taste of Soul]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:45:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/tasteofsoulplate1.jpg
Delicious cuisine is the story, on Crenshaw. Plus: animal blessing, four-brewery beer fest, sea fare, pumpkin parties

Photo Credit: Taste of Soul]]>
<![CDATA[Vibrant Vehicle: Haider Ali's Live Truck Painting]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:25:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/truckartpacificasia.jpg
The Karachi-based artist puts finishing touches on his moving work of art, at USC.

Photo Credit: USC Pacific Asia Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet & Savory Spectacular: Support for Tomorrow's Chefs]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:14:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/233*120/tlmd_dieta_segun_signo_zodiacal_9.jpg
Snack your way through a benefit that helps the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program.

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<![CDATA[Largest in the Nation: Animal Interfaith Blessing]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:12:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/justinruddinterfaithblessing.jpg
Horses, hedgehogs, and hounds trot (and scurry) for Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA[Grown-Up Halloween Treats: LA's Fearsome Fall Eats]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:11:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/candycornsaltstraw.jpg
Candy corn ice cream and pumpkin margaritas? Bring on autumn's desserts.

Photo Credit: Salt & Straw]]>
<![CDATA["Thriller" Time: Learn October's Unofficial Dance]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:06:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thrillermonth92325384.jpg
The undead-packed video gains new life, in Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Creamy Dream: The All Mac 'N Cheese Restaurant]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:23:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/macoliciousplate.jpg
The dream eatery of approximately 85 percent of the population has come to fruition.

Photo Credit: mac-O-licious]]>
<![CDATA[Peek Backstage at Hollywood's El Capitan]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:41:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/elcaptours123.jpg
Seen a dozen Disney movies there, but don't know the history? Change that.

Photo Credit: Disney 2014]]>
<![CDATA[Free 'N Rustic 'N Fun: Farmers Market Fall Festival]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:55:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fmpieeating1.jpg
Goat milking, pie eating, and washboard playing go down at Third & Fairfax.

Photo Credit: Farmers Market]]>
<![CDATA[Last Chance: LA Zoo Photo Day Sign-Up]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:50:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/zoophotodaysherryyuenruan.jpg
Get in early and have the time, and room, to set up your gear.

Photo Credit: Sherry Yuen Ruan]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween High Jinks: Ghost Tours of Tinseltown]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:57:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ripleys11172233996.jpg
Dearly Departed Tours and other creepy go-outs scary up the city.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Frights Go Alfresco]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:46:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/hayridebradheaton.jpg
Like a little sky above you with your scares?

Photo Credit: Brad Heaton]]>
<![CDATA[Doodle Away, LA: The Big Draw]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:41:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/bigdrawla12345.jpg
Love putting pencil to paper? Make for Grand Park and get your art on.

Photo Credit: The Big Draw]]>
<![CDATA[Join, Volunteer, Donate: AIDS Walk LA]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:30:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/aidswalkla123456.jpg
The West Hollywood-based fundraiser marks its 30th year.

Photo Credit: AIDS Walk LA]]>
<![CDATA[Hello, Hello Kitty: Major Exhibit Opens at JANM]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:31:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/hellokittyjanm1.jpg
The ubiquitous feline character -- who's no feline -- gets her big moment in Little Tokyo.

Photo Credit: Japanese American National Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Free Music Center Open House]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:38:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/moviedancemovesmusiccenter.jpg
A cultural fave marks its 50th with tours, $1 dance lessons. Plus: Indiecade, LA Storytelling Fest, "Gremlins" at 30, fun roadtripping

Photo Credit: Music Center]]>
<![CDATA[It's On: The Academy's Oscar Bleacher Seats Drawing]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:35:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/250*120/oscarclooneyfanbleacher.jpg
Ready to shout for the stars' attention, possible winners?

Photo Credit: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences]]>
<![CDATA[No Longer Moosing: Bullwinkle Found in Beverly Hills]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:49:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/paleycenterbullwinkle12345.JPG
The longtime Sunset Strip statue is now on display at the Paley Center.

Photo Credit: Dan Steinberg/Paley Center for Media]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Make-Up: Be Prepped by a Pro ]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:56:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/halloween+makeup.jpg
Going with a skull look this year? Make for the downtown hotel, ghoulies.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX to Repeat One Movie Over 24 Hours]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:41:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Chinese_756077.jpg
Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" gets a full day of play at the icon.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/451601919.jpg
Fall is in full swing and so is the seasonal menu staple no one can escape: pumpkin spice. The autumnal flavor, long found in pies, breads, and beers, experienced a boom in popularity in recent decades and...

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<![CDATA[Rob Floyd's Cocktail Theatre]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:35:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cocktailtheatre123.jpg
Watch Halloween drinks pour to life, with pizzazz, drama, and humor.

Photo Credit: Rob Floyd's Cocktail Theatre]]>
<![CDATA[Gremlins Cackle in Pasadena]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:01:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/gremlinszach123.jpg
Street Food Cinema screens the '80s classic, with star Zach Galligan in the house.

Photo Credit: Gremlins]]>
<![CDATA[LA Classic: Explore Vintage Garden Apartments]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:33:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lagardenapts1234.jpg
Tour a trio of mid-century gems and learn how they played a part in our city's growth.

Photo Credit: Courtesy the Korsbaek Family]]>
<![CDATA[Grown-Up Ghoulishness: Night of the Living Zoo]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:50:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nightofthelivingzoocondor_jamiepham.jpg
Drama, laughter, and animal barks/hisses fill the evening air.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA[Indie Game Buffs Converge on Culver City]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:37:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/indiecade20934.jpg
Designers, creators, players and you can all take a try-it-out swing at tomorrow's hot titles.

Photo Credit: Indiecade]]>
<![CDATA[Movember: Moustache-Growers, Sign Up Now]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:57:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/movember123943.jpg
Planning to support men's charities via the hair on your upper lip this November? Best prepare.

Photo Credit: Movember]]>
<![CDATA[Made in LA: The Six-Layer Cereal Cake ]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:39:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/cerealcakephoenix1.jpg
Performer Charles Phoenix tests the breakfast food limit.

Photo Credit: Charles Phoenix]]>
<![CDATA[You Pick Your Pizza Price (and You Help Animals)]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:43:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pizzarev34.jpg
Pizza Rev makes Koreatown debut with a fundraiser for LA Animal Services.

Photo Credit: Soren Barahona/Pizza Rev]]>
<![CDATA[Movie-Major Clothing: Hollywood Costume Exhibit]]> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:34:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hollywoodcostumeampas123.jpg
Darth Vader, Dorothy Gale, and the big, big hat from "Titanic" are on display.

Photo Credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Hot Dog: Dog Haus West Covina Opens]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:25:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/doghauswestcovina.jpg
A new outpost of the frankfurter favorite is opening, and customers win.

Photo Credit: Dog Haus]]>
<![CDATA[Creepy Queen Mary: Dark Harbor Debuts]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:06:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/darkharborqm12345.jpg
The fabled ocean-liner invites a few phantoms aboard.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia's 10th Roll, Eagle Rock Music Fest]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:35:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ciclavial2234.jpg
Thousands'll roll their wheels downtown. Plus: Philippine Art Fest, Eagle Rock Music Fest, eczema walk, Dark Harbor, 5k jack o'lanterns

Photo Credit: deMonica]]>
<![CDATA[Hello Kitty Scavenger Hunt (with a Foodie Twist)]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:24:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hk51819877.jpg
Search out boba drinks and other treats during a Sanrio-sweet, city-big event.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>