<![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, 26 Mar 2017 15:42:54 -0700Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:42:54 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ranunculus Now: Flower Fields Abloom]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:51:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/flowerfieldsmarch25.jpg
The seasonal Carlsbad attraction is lush with color over the final weekend in March.

Photo Credit: The Flower Fields]]>
<![CDATA[Peacock Day at LA Arboretum]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:26:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/peacockprettyGettyImages-516484852+%281%29.jpg
The Arcadia garden's spectacular strutters take the limelight on a day filled with special activities.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Aquarium Welcomes Admiral Fancy Pants]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:54:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/20170304_AOPpenguin_admiral_9318.jpg
The two-year-old Magellanic Penguin has joined the June Keyes Penguin Habitat at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Says Goodbye to Coffee Coolatta, But ...]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:17:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-118817089.jpg
Say goodbye to the coffee Coolatta and hello to a new frozen coffee beverage.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Huntington Wisteria: The New Big Bloomer]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:13:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Wisteriaarborhuntington.jpg
Admire the purple, drape-down blossoms in the San Marino flower-filled landmark.

Photo Credit: The Huntington]]>
<![CDATA[Eggslut Glendale: Now Open]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:54:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/eggslutglendale.jpg
The savory breakfast sandwich-porium is now serving its beloved morning goodies on Brand.

Photo Credit: Eggslut]]>
<![CDATA['Harry Potter' Universal Ride: Cool Update]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:28:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/Harrypotterforbidden2382323.jpg
An "enhanced 4K-HD" experience has swooped into "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" ride at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia, Culver City-Venice]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:35:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ciclaviaculvertovenice17.jpg
Sunshine, soft temps are predicted for the mondo cycle/strut event. Plus: LA Opera open house, Vegan Street Fair, Santa Ana film, Earth Hour

Photo Credit: CicLAvia]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Hour: Lights Out for Planet Love]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:24:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ehGettyImages-142158278.jpg
See attractions, hotels, and destinations around the globe flip the switch to "off," all to honor a host of environmental concerns.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Target Goes Photoshop-Free in New Swimsuit Campaign]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:10:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/032217+target+swim+campaign.jpg
This Summer, retail giant Target is going bold and embracing every body in its new swimsuit campaign. The company launched #TargetSwim which celebrates positive body image and features real women of different...]]>
<![CDATA[Sleepless: Late-Night Music Center Soiree]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sleepless3G9C7082.jpg
The every-so-often Dorothy Chandler Pavilion party will include DJs, interactive art, other stylish to-dos.

Photo Credit: willteeyang.com]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Mary: New 'Entertainment Destination' Ahead]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:52:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/queenmarygensler.jpg
The $250-million shops-and-more development will rise on the waterfront land near the landmark ship.

Photo Credit: Gensler]]>
<![CDATA[Vegan Street Fair: NoHo Delish]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:29:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vegan290938232.jpg
Join the eight-hour plant-based bash on Chandler near Lankershim.

Photo Credit: Vegan Street Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Mary First: Summer Halloween Ball]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:45:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/masqueradegetty12323.jpg
The spooky nighttime affair will coincide with the nearby Midsummer Scream Halloween convention.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FYF Fest 2017: Line-up Announced]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:11:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fyfGettyImages-178139737+%281%29.jpg
Missy Elliott, Björk are two of the headliners at the in-town, three-day music-tacular.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Remote L.A.: Theatrical City Adventure]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:27:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/RLA293craigschwartz.jpg
A new production from Center Theatre Group takes headphone-sporting participants out onto the streets for an unusual experiential event.

Photo Credit: All Uses © 2017 Craig Schwartz ]]>
<![CDATA[Revealed: Last Remaining Seats Line-up]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:32:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Orpheumlastremaining10392323.jpg
The popular LA Conservancy film series will visit the Warner Grand in San Pedro (a first).

Photo Credit: LA Conservancy]]>
<![CDATA[Grand 'Hoppenin'': New Bunny Museum]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bunnycutegrass12345-horz.jpg
The home-based Pasadena gem "hops" into another, non-house location.

Photo Credit: Bunny/Bunny Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Spring Sprung: SoCal Gardens in Bloom]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:47:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Tulips-portada.jpg
Our region's major flowery spaces, including the Arboretum and The Huntington, are looking lovely as the vernal equinox arrives.

Photo Credit: Tulips]]>
<![CDATA[Dairy Queen, Rita's Celebrate Spring With Freebies]]> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:50:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/4941944171.jpg
What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with ice cream or Italian ice? Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate the first day of spring.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Animals in the City: LA Urban Nature Fest]]> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:55:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NHMLAMD_20150627_171.jpg
Dig the mountain lions, squirrels, and other beasties who call our region home? Celebrate them at NHMLA.

Photo Credit: NHMLA]]>
<![CDATA[Farewell, Adhama: LA Zoo Hippo to Move]]> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 06:06:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LosAngelesZooMaleHippoAdhamabyTadMotoyama.jpg
Baby Rosie's father will find a new home at the Dallas Zoo. SoCal fans can see him here, one last time, over the March 18-19 weekend.

Photo Credit: Tad Motoyama]]>
<![CDATA[New: Disneyland Resort Pineapple Cotton Candy]]> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:49:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/222*120/Instagram-Dole-Whip-Cotton-Candy.jpg
Find the stick-to-the-fingers, whimsical dessert at Disney California Adventure Park.

Photo Credit: Katie Slockbower/ Instagram user: @ktthedisneybear]]>
<![CDATA[Star Wars Land: AT-AT Construction Peek]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:52:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/atatsstarwars123.jpg
A new video from Disneyland Resort takes a look into how the mondo First Order icons are coming together.

Photo Credit: Disneyland Resort]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Celebrates St. Patrick's Day]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:37:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_03_15_13stpatricks.jpg
A downtown street fest, dance-ready tunes, and corned beef fill the holiday schedule.

Photo Credit: ShutterStock]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Los Angeles Marathon]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:34:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lamarathonGettyImages-510245096+%281%29.jpg
The mega, downtown-to-the-ocean run is on. Plus: St. Patrick's Day, LA Nature Fest, Pirates of the Caribbean, wildflowers

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[First Look at Victoria Beckham's New Collection for Target]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:19:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/vb+target+thumb.jpg
Victoria Beckham's clothing line for the masses arrives next month and fans of the designer are getting their first look at what to expect.

Photo Credit: Target]]>
<![CDATA[Erin Go Bragh or Nah? Take Our St. Patrick's Day Quiz]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:47:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/163797890-irish-river-dye-green.jpg
Friday is St. Patrick's Day and each year millions celebrate by dressing in green, hanging shamrock decorations and downing a few pints of beer at a local Irish pub. This holiday, quiz yourself and your...

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File]]>
<![CDATA[Eat|See|Hear: 2017 Summer Schedule]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:46:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/eatseehear098.jpg
Find alfresco film favorites at spread-a-blanket-spots around town.

Photo Credit: Eat|See|Hear]]>
<![CDATA[St. Patrick's Plates: SoCal Holiday Eats]]> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:14:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/mageescornedplate12345.jpg
Find your corned beef, Irish stew, and more traditional/nontraditional tastes around the region.

Photo Credit: Magee's]]>
<![CDATA[5 or More Opens: Hollywood Bowl Deal]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:24:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hbevening02893823.jpg
Planning on attending a quintet of summer concerts at the landmark? This deal gives early access, ahead of the single-ticket on-sale date.

Photo Credit: LA Phil Association]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 50th, Pirates of the Caribbean]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:28:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/piratesgold7_07_DL_1953.jpg
Disneyland is yo-ho-ho-ing in honor of the classic attraction's first half-century. While the anniversary is March 18, other doings and treats'll sail into the Anaheim theme park on March 16 and 17.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[LGBTQ Historic Places in LA]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:41:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/LGBTQ-Womans-Bldg.jpg
Join the LA Conservancy for an outdoor screening highlighting a number of locations that have played important parts in our city's LGBTQ civil rights history.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Otis College of Art and Design Library]]>
<![CDATA[New Music Fest: Arroyo Seco Weekend]]> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:21:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tpGettyImages-146700773+%281%29.jpg
Surprise reveal: The weekend-long Pasadena music festival, produced by the people behind Coachella, will feature Tom Petty, Alabama Shakes, other headliners.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena Humane: March Madness Adoptions]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:25:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Chihuahuakittenonbasketball-horz.jpg
The animal center has its bracket all ready to go. The end goal of this game? Pairing cuties with forever families.

Photo Credit: Pasadena Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Pi/Pie Day, SoCal]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:29:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/applepie93828121.jpg
March 14 has math cred, yes. It's also about the mmms (as in pie-based enjoyment).

Photo Credit: Apple Pie]]>
<![CDATA[Map: Getting Around LA on Marathon Sunday]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:27:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/2012marathoncrowd.jpg
The 2017 Los Angeles Marathon is scheduled for Sunday morning. For runners, spectators and anyone else trying to get around Los Angeles, that means street closures. Here's what to know.
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<![CDATA['Hamilton' in LA: Ticket On-Sale Revealed]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:43:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HAMILTONCompanyHAMILTONJoanMarcus2016.jpg
The incandescent, know-every-word Broadway phenomenon gets its SoCal ticket date.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus]]>
<![CDATA[Poppy Bloom: 'Real Start' Nearly Here]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:49:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/poppyprettyGettyImages-1956907.jpg
The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve predicts that "real start of the bloom" will happen over the weekend of March 18 and 19.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Union Station: Pop-up Barbershop Fundraiser]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:12:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/UnionStationExterior545342.jpg
Make for the train-famous landmark for a quick trim on March 16.

Photo Credit: Union Station]]>
<![CDATA[Disney Food & Wine Festival Opens]]> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:52:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/disneycalFoodWine_Item.jpg
Disney California Adventure is the scene for demos, fresh bites, and more mealtime goodness during the month-plus happening.

Photo Credit: Disneyland Resort]]>
<![CDATA[Covina Bowl: Final Weekend]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 21:45:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CA_Los+Angeles+County_Covina+Bowl_petermoruzzi.jpg
The lanes will fall silent inside the mid-century building, which is listed on the California Register of Historic Places.

Photo Credit: Peter Moruzzi]]>
<![CDATA[Anza-Borrego: Go Time for Bloom Time]]> Sun, 12 Mar 2017 12:58:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/borregoCTTC09111715190310.jpg
Those desert wildflowers are looking mighty fine over the second weekend in March. Best pick up your map and go exploring (for the season will wrap soon).

Photo Credit: Visit California]]>
<![CDATA[Babychella: Free Family Fun Time]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:06:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/babychellaguitar123.jpg
The afternoon-long lark at Mason Regional Park in Irvine will feature stories, crafts, and "an interactive bubble village."

Photo Credit: Babychella]]>
<![CDATA[Free JPL Open House]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:40:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jplopenhouse92832.jpg
The annual Jet Propulsion Laboratory Open House is on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. But a heads up: You'll need to secure your free ticket beginning on March 11.

Photo Credit: JPL]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks Unveils Colorful Spring Coffee Cups]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:34:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/522435114-starbucks-lawsuit.jpg
Spring is almost here, and Starbucks is getting into the spirit by unveiling spring coffee cups for the first time.

Photo Credit: Getty Images, file]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Free Festival of the Kite]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:31:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kitefestredondowide1234567.jpeg
The nylon'll be flapping, fabulously, near Redondo Beach Pier. Plus: Nowruz, Sprinkles, Disney Food Fest, JPL Open House tickets

Photo Credit: Festival of the Kite]]>
<![CDATA[Shake Shack is Headed to LAX and It's Bringing Breakfast]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:28:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/ShackBurger_Evan+Sung+%282%29.jpg
Shake Shack is coming to Los Angeles International Airport, and will be the burger chain's first California location to serve breakfast.

Photo Credit: Evan Sung
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