<![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 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:09:24 -0800 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:09:24 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Discounts and Sleepovers: Aquarium Holidays]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:20:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/familysleepoveraquarium123435.JPG
Tuck in near the fishes or save cash during a late-night visit.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Farmers Market Merry: Free Fa-La-La Happenings]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:24:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/FMXmas.jpg
Carolers, workshops, and more fill the Third & Fairfax landmark.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Fashion Trends 2015]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:35:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/456371972.jpg
Here are some trends you can expect to see next spring.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Fashion Trends: 2015's Best Looks]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:19:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Inner.jpg
Wore stories! Take a look at what we donned in 2014 and check out the biggest sartorial trends for the coming year.
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<![CDATA[Free Holiday Screening of "Christmas Vacation"]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:33:24 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_nationallampoon.jpg
See "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" in the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]]>
<![CDATA[First Time on Public View: Scarlett O'Hara's "Barbecue Dress"]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:06:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/soharabbqdress1.jpg
The frock, seen early in "Gone with the Wind," will debut at the Natural History Museum.

Photo Credit: NHM]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: 106th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:52:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/newportbeachbleucottonphotography.jpg
The water shimmers with lit-bright vessels. Plus: Hanukkah celebrations, Farmers Market holidays, Las Posadas, Music Center sing-along

Photo Credit: Bleu Cotton Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Autumn Awwws: Babies of the LA Zoo]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:47:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/189*120/lazoowinterbabies_9012312334.jpg
A trio of giant otter pups and a sweet giraffe make their darling debuts.

Photo Credit: LA Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[The Bunny Museum's On the Hop to a New Home]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:37:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bunnymuseumrabbit1234.jpg
The well-known Pasadena house museum is headed for bigger digs.

Photo Credit: The Bunny Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Mi-Mi-Mis and Merry Sweaters: Music Center Holiday Sing-Along]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:42:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/singalongholidaymusiccenter123456.jpg
Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? Then best get downtown for this free 'n fun tradition.

Photo Credit: Music Center]]>
<![CDATA[Menorah Lightings, Santa Anita to Santa Monica]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:14:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/menorahpasadena12345.jpg
Hanukkah traditions around the city summon celebration, reflection, joy.

Photo Credit: Chabad of Pasadena]]>
<![CDATA[Tips for Making Latkes ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:08:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bay-latke-chef.jpg
When it comes to holidays, there's no better recipe than the one you grew up with. Same is true for latkes. So, tonight, when Hanukkah begins at sundown, cooks around the globe will be firing up the frying pans...

Photo Credit: Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen
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<![CDATA[Happy 118th, Griffith Park]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:05:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/griffith+park.jpg
Official turn out to salute our scrubby 'n spectacular expanse.]]>
<![CDATA[California Dog's Warts-and-All Adoption Page Builds Buzz]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:16:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Eddie+Adopt+Silicon+Valley+Dog.jpg
Eddie, a Silicon Valley-based Chihuahua, really doesn't do well with other dogs.

Photo Credit: Humane Society Silicon Valley]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Sightings: Bald Eagle Count by the Numbers]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:52:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/baldeaglesocalcount1.jpg
Volunteers joined Federal and State biologists on the important watch.

Photo Credit: U.S. Forest Service]]>
<![CDATA[OC Whimsy: Edward Scissorhands Winter Formal]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:37:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/edward-scissorhands-w1280.jpg
Spike your hair, don your leather, and make for Santa Ana.

Photo Credit: Edward Scissorhands]]>
<![CDATA[Hanukkah Lights: A Skirball Family Tour]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:12:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/skirballeightdaystour123.jpg
Admire many menorahs of all sorts of styles and sizes.

Photo Credit: Skirball Cultural Center]]>
<![CDATA[Merriam-Webster Names Word of the Year]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:52:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/27167011.jpg
Merriam-Webster has declared "culture" as the word of 2014, The Associated Press reported. The word joins Oxford Dictionaries' "vape," a darling of the e-cigarette movement, and "exposure," declared the...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet: California-to-Chicago Otter Gets a Name]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:29:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/californiasheddotterluna1.jpg
The celebrated critter has a moon-pretty handle.

Photo Credit: Shedd Aquarium/Brenna Hernandez]]>
<![CDATA["Snow" Due for Downtown, Studio City]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:29:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/snowpershingdowntown123445.jpg
The free family-nice events bring the flakes, festive spirit.

Photo Credit: Pershing Square]]>
<![CDATA[CityWalk New Year's Eve: Back to the 2015]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:10:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/bttf22345.jpg
Five classic flicks'll screen; which one will you choose?

Photo Credit: Universal]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Boat Parades, Naples to Oxnard]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:43:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/naplesboatparade1mosthumorousboatdougwolven.jpg
It's a SoCal kind of thing, and pretty dang splendiferous. Plus: Point Fermin Lighthouse birthday, "The Godfather," Manet, Angela Lansbury, Jane Austen

Photo Credit: Naples Boat Parade]]>
<![CDATA[Fallen Fruit Public Tree Adoption]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:55:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/publicfallenfruitadoption1.jpg
The art-eat collective is giving away citrus trees, with a purpose, in Pasadena.

Photo Credit: Fallen Fruit]]>
<![CDATA[Legend on Stage: Angela Lansbury in "Blithe Spirit"]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:22:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/blithespiritjohanpersson.jpg
The thespian twinkles in the Noël Coward charmer.

Photo Credit: Johan Persson]]>
<![CDATA[LAX Taco: The Every-Day-of-the-Week Kogi Stand]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:33:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/kogilax123.jpg
Sitting on the tarmac, dreaming of true LA flavors? Taco on, traveler.

Photo Credit: Kogi Truck]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 140th, Point Fermin Lighthouse]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:17:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/pointfermin140.jpg
You're invited to a birthday party for the San Pedro landmark.

Photo Credit: Point Fermin Lighthouse]]>
<![CDATA[LAX Shares Its Top Holiday Airport-Happy Tips]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:18:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LAXnightholidaytips123.jpg
Venturing through one of the planet's busiest airports this season? Here's your list.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Make This Year's Gifts: Handmade Holiday Day]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:59:36 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/craftingcommunityhandmadeholiday123.jpg
Is this the year you finally create a one-of-a-kind treasure for your loved ones?

Photo Credit: Crafting Community]]>
<![CDATA[A Very Familial "Godfather" Screening]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:34:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brando-godfather.jpg
Johnny Fontane's daughter, Vintage LA's Alison Martino, does the hosting duties downtown.

Photo Credit: The Godfather]]>
<![CDATA[#SantaPhotoFail: Pics of No Good Santa Encounters]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:42:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/01-santafailthumb.jpg
It's Christmastime and it's that time of year when you head out with the family and get those beloved pics of the kids with Santa. Except the photos don't always turn out as you hoped.]]>
<![CDATA[A Cookie Contest That's City-Big]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:22:45 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/christmascookies123getty.jpg
Santa and esteemed local foodies are among the judges of the Long Beach bake-off.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[James Franco Talks Sony Hack on "SNL"]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 06:02:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/James-Franco-SNL.jpg
James Franco's hosted "Saturday Night Live" again — so naturally his friend (and co-star of upcoming comedy flick "The Interview") Seth Rogen crashed the opening monologue in the Dec. 7 episode featuring musical
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<![CDATA[Holiday Photo Twist: Selfies With Santa]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:36:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/selfiessantafig7thdouble.jpg
Figat7th is putting a spin on the time-honored snapshot tradition

Photo Credit: Figat7th]]>
<![CDATA[Theatre Auction Includes Star Visits, Set Peeks, More]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:56:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/the+americansAP130305017415.jpg
Meet Matthew Rhys, see the "Madam Secretary" set...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Toluca Lake's Homegrown Carol: "The Christmas Song" at 70]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:10:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/ornament.jpg
The neighborhood pays tribute to its celebrated song.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Target Employee's Black Friday Pep Talk Goes Viral]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:25:29 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/target+credit+card+breach+latest.jpg
Although Black Friday can be a stressful day for bargain-hunting shoppers, it may be even more difficult for retail employees. That is why a Target electronics department worker in Westminster, Maryland,...]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena's Seasonal Sweets Take to the Streets]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:33:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/southlakeholidayfest123.jpg
South Lake fa-la-las with festivities, and Holly Street welcomes Artisanal LA.

Photo Credit: South Lake Avenue]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia Rolls for South LA]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:42:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/garyleonardciclaviaoct12345.jpg
The bikes, boards and on-foot strollers'll explore Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Plus: Grinchmas, Holiday Markets, Escape Room LA, Louis CK, Julefest

Photo Credit: Gary Leonard]]>
<![CDATA[Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:32:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/LiaSophia11.jpg
The popular direct-sales jewelry retailer Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors this month. “We are so proud of building Lia Sophia over the past 28 years into an outstanding company that has...

Photo Credit: Lia Sophia]]>
<![CDATA[Journey to Whoville: It's Grinchmas]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:22:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grinchmas110689.jpg
The furry, huge-hearted rascal returns to Universal Studios Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Repeal Day: Cocktails at Flapper-Nice Prices]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:18:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Cocktail+event+boston.jpg
It's the 81st anniversary of Prohibition's end, and SoCal sipperies are celebrating.

Photo Credit: Flickr/Waferboard]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Gingerbread House Fits People]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 04:31:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/giant+gingerbread+house.jpg
Vermont's Woodstock Inn & Resort has unveiled a giant gingerbread house that towers above the rest. The creation of pastry chef Lerome Campbell and his team stands nine feet tall from its base to rooftop.

Photo Credit: NECN]]>
<![CDATA[At Auction: James Bond's "Octopussy" Jet]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:06:18 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jamesbondoctopussyjet.jpg
Who will you wrap this up for, and stick under the tree?

Photo Credit: Julien's Auctions]]>
<![CDATA[Fritter Day: Fritter It Away, Deliciously]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:58:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/cornfrittermesshall12345.jpg
The offbeat fried treat gets the glory, sweet- and savory-style.

Photo Credit: Messhall]]>
<![CDATA[Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:08:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/228*120/capitol_christmas_tree.png
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John Boehner will light the Capitol Christmas Tree on the Capitol's West Front Lawn at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Nice: Giving Tuesday]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 06:30:43 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/unselfiegivingtuesday1.jpg
Want to lend some love to a local org? Dec. 2 is a fine day to do so.

Photo Credit: Giving Tuesday]]>
<![CDATA[Toe-Shoe-ing This Way: A Bouquet of "Nutcrackers"]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 22:01:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/laballetnutcracker12345.jpg
Several SoCal companies are set to Sugar Plum Fairy-up the season.

Photo Credit: Credit Photo - Reed Hutchinson]]>
<![CDATA[Voices Together: Disney Hall "Messiah" Sing-Along]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:42:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/singalongmessiahla1.jpg
You can warble with the great choral work, or hear it sung.

Photo Credit: Craig Schwartz]]>