<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 30 Aug 2016 19:14:00 -0700Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:14:00 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Gene Wilder Tribute: Santa Ana Screenings]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:35:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/willywonkawarnerbros.jpg
Watch "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Blazing Saddles" on the first Friday of fall.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]]>
<![CDATA[Farrell's Ice Cream Hosts a Yard Sale]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:30:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/farrellsyardsale.jpg
Shop for Victorian-style fixtures and more, in Buena Park.

Photo Credit: Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour]]>
<![CDATA[New at Disneyland: 'Frightfully Fun Parade']]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:10:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BallroomDancers1280dl.jpg
The special spooky procession will be seen during Mickey's Halloween Party.

Photo Credit: Disneyland]]>
<![CDATA[Sunset & Dine Fundraiser]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:48:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sunsetdineHero_CiabattaBar_309089.jpg
Sup upon bites from local eateries and support community-nice programs.

Photo Credit: Sunset & Dine]]>
<![CDATA[Farewell to Hop Louie's]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:59:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/charlesphxhoplouie.jpg
The iconic Chinatown restaurant is shuttering, and history-loving entertainer Charles Phoenix is saying goodbye.

Photo Credit: Charles Phoenix]]>
<![CDATA[MTV VMA Red Carpet Looks]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:55:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/vma-red-carpet-6.jpg
Take a peek at stars strutting their stuff on the red carpet at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[MTV Video Music Awards 2016: Best Moments]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:25:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-597574376_master.jpg
The best pictures and moments from the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for MTV]]>
<![CDATA[Brick Fest Live: Pasadena LEGO Party]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:26:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/legoGettyImages-459643764.jpg
Click with other fans and find inspiration over this mega two-day gathering.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[FYF Fest: Mondo Sound-tacular at Exposition Park]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:28:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fyffestGettyImages-178139764.jpg
The two-day festival draw huge acts to a quintet of stages.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Knott's Scary Farm: The 2016 Reveals]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:30:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Greenwitchskeletonknotts.jpg
A quartet of eeky attractions will soon make their shivery debuts at the Buene Park destination.

Photo Credit: Knott's Scary Farm]]>
<![CDATA[National Dog Day: Red Carpet WeHo Adoption]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:02:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/redcarpetdogandaz.jpg
NKLA and Andaz West Hollywood welcomes superstar, family-seeking pups.

Photo Credit: Andaz West Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Free: The Bacon-Stuffed/Wrapped Hot Dog]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:06:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5050furter12345.jpg
Slater's 50/50 calls the 50/50 Furter its "greatest culinary masterpiece to date."

Photo Credit: Slater's 50/50]]>
<![CDATA[New: Trejo's Tacos Food Truck]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:21:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dannytrejofoodtruck.jpg
Danny Trejo's popular La Brea Avenue eatery will soon pop up, around town, with tasty tacos in tow.

Photo Credit: Trejo's Tacos]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Happy 100th, National Park Service]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:33:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JoshuaTreeThumb.jpg
Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service. Plus: FYF Fest, Beatles love, "Jaws" in Santa Monica, free Laguna art fair

Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto]]>
<![CDATA[New: A Bigger Butterfly Pavilion at NHM]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:39:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/newbutterflypavilionnhm2016.jpg
Those flittering ambassadors of spring-like days will return for a fall appearance.

Photo Credit: NHM]]>
<![CDATA[Opening: 'South Park' 20 Experience]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:50:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/southparkpaley.jpg
The Comedy Central phenom marks 20 major moments at the Paley Center for Media.

Photo Credit: South Park 20 Experience]]>
<![CDATA[Beatles at Dodger Stadium: 50th Anniversary]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:28:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/Beatles_1603597.jpg
It was a half century ago that the Fab Four rocked the LA landmark.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Truman Capote's Ashes at Auction]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:28:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/truman-capote.jpg
A portion of the writer's ashes are part of an upcoming Hollywood-themed happening at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Photo Researchers R]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Dawg Eating Showdown: A Fido Fundraiser]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:38:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/barknborrow983823.jpg
Dog rescues'll go bowl-to-bowl at Pink's.

Photo Credit: Bark'N'Borrow]]>
<![CDATA[Roscoe's: New Spot to Open (and Pico to Close)]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:41:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/RoscoesChickenWaffles.jpg
The iconic chain is heading for La Brea Avenue and Washington Boulevard.

Photo Credit: Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Lucille Ball's Former LA House for Sale]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:49:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lucilleballogden1acmestudios.jpg
The legend's Fairfax/Fountain-close bungalow is on the market.

Photo Credit: Acme Studios]]>
<![CDATA[Rescue Otter Finds a Home in Monterey]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:55:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Selka2AFriedlaender.jpg
Selka, a "sea otter scientist," is now living at the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otter Exhibit.

Photo Credit: ©Pinnipedlab, photo by Ari Fried]]>
<![CDATA[Lefty's Track Day: Fundraiser in Fontana]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:49:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/leftysfontana16.jpg
Take a spin where NASCAR pros drive (and help out local schools while doing so).

Photo Credit: Lefty's Track Day]]>
<![CDATA[Pomona Prehistoric: 'Jurassic Planet']]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 16:33:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/jurassicplanet12345.jpg
Do you hear that stomping along the LA County Fair midway?

Photo Credit: LA County Fair]]>
<![CDATA[17th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:37:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jungle-Fire-eaglerock.jpg
Head for Colorado Boulevard for six hours of amazing, get-dancing sounds.

Photo Credit: Farah Sosa/Jungle Fire]]>
<![CDATA[General Tso's Chicken: A Chinatown Celebration]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:04:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/generaltsochickenpe.jpg
Several lauded chefs will demo the iconic dish during Chinatown Summer Nights.

Photo Credit: Panda Express]]>
<![CDATA[Cool Alfresco Films: Barnsdall + Cinefamily]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:30:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/barnsdallcinefamilyfall.jpg
Spend some late summer nights near the Hollyhock House sipping wine and catching classics.

Photo Credit: Barnsdall Art Park Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[Belcampo: SoCal + NorCal Burger]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:54:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SOCALNORCALBURGER_01-horz.jpg
One has an egg, one boasts kimchi, and either is ten bucks, with fries, through August.

Photo Credit: Belcampo]]>
<![CDATA[Awww: Penguin Chicks Make Aquarium Debut]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:51:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aquariumlbcIMG_4048.jpg
The born-in-May birds waddled out to the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, to the delight of many.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Wkd: Nisei Week]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:53:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NiseiWeek2011.jpg
Enjoy the Rubik's Cube Open, traditional Ondo, more. Plus: Echo Park Rising, LA Taco Fest, Slurpee BYO Cup Day, Art Deco Festival

Photo Credit: Nisei Week]]>
<![CDATA['Star Wars'-Inspired Pop-Up on the Way]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:54:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/scumandvillainycantina.jpg
This is the Mos Eisley-cool cantina you're looking for.

Photo Credit: Scum & Villainy Cantina]]>
<![CDATA[GNR Photos at Canter's]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:49:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cantersgnrGettyImages-523681284-horz.jpg
The iconic band is doing a two-nighter at Dodger Stadium; look back at their days on Fairfax Avenue.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Grand Park Party: Taco Festival Time]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:43:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/national+taco+day.jpg
Admission is free, but stash some cash for the trying of many tacos.

Photo Credit: Tacos]]>
<![CDATA['American Horror Story' to Haunt HHN]]> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:51:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ahshhn1.jpg
Follow the goosepimple-inducing series? Find the characters you know and eek out over at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Photo Credit: AHS/HHN]]>
<![CDATA[Infinity Mirror Rooms: Five More to Visit LA]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:58:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Kusama_Infinity+Mirrored+Room.jpg
An exhibition devoted to Yayoi Kusama's remarkable walk-in artworks will sparkle at The Broad beginning in late 2017.

Photo Credit: EPW Studio]]>
<![CDATA[Surprise Return: BYO Cup Slurpee Day]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 04:05:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DSC00217_EDITEDbyocup.jpg
Did you miss the springtime event? You'll get a second chance to fill up that coffee pot or margarita glass.

Photo Credit: Slurpee]]>
<![CDATA[OC Fair: 350,000 Bacon Strips Sold]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:06:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/5957abdce7a146b09ff70438396603c6.jpg
The Costa Mesa spectacular has wrapped, and the impressive numbers are out.

Photo Credit: Bacon]]>
<![CDATA[WeHo ShackBurger Giveaway]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:38:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ShackBurger_Evan+Sung.jpg
The savory chain is celebrating a Boston opening by giving away early-in-the-day burgers to the first 100 customers.

Photo Credit: Evan Sung]]>
<![CDATA[One-Day-Only Fall Faves: Tickets on Sale]]> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:20:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dayofthedeaddramaafterdark.jpg
Adore Drama After Dark and LA Day of the Dead? Secure your spot now.

Photo Credit: LA Day of the Dead/Drama After Dark]]>
<![CDATA[Free: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Public Tours]]> Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:42:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/spanishshawlnudibranchcabrillo.jpg
Become acquainted with the aquatic institution over the last half of August.

Photo Credit: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium]]>
<![CDATA[Free: 'The Bad News Bears' Screening]]> Sat, 13 Aug 2016 09:11:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fmbadnewsbears.jpg
The Skirball Cultural Center is visiting the public market with the film, plus other baseball to-dos.

Photo Credit: Original Farmers Market/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Long Beach Sandcastle Weekend]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:40:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lbcsandphotobywoody.jpg
Pros and amateurs'll put water to sand to create enchanted sculptures (see them before they wash away).

Photo Credit: Photo by Woody]]>
<![CDATA[Revelry by the River: Frogtown Artwalk]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:35:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/frogtownartaug16.jpg
The 10th annual culture-cuisine-community happening flowers next to LA River.

Photo Credit: Bob Berg]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Mary Renovations Ahead]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:27:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/QueenMary_newedit_52464380.jpg
The famous ocean-liner will receive room updates and a freshening of various public spaces.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia Rolls Down Wilshire]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:37:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ciclaviawilshireaug16.jpg
Cyclists and people on foot rule the iconic boulevard. Plus: Million Pin Challenge, BrunchCon, Brewer's Workout, Avocado Fest

Photo Credit: CicLAvia]]>
<![CDATA[Foamy Fundraiser: The Brewer's Workout]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/craftbrewer2939292.jpg
Take a class that melds exercise with the daily doings of making beer.

Photo Credit: Goose Island Beer Co.]]>
<![CDATA[Rialto Theatre: A Cinematic Yard Sale]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:57:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/184*120/rialtohistoric.jpg
The "informal" clear-the-storage sale will take place behind the vintage South Pasadena theater.

Photo Credit: Friends of the Rialto]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena Alligator Moves to LA Zoo]]> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 15:05:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tinapasadenahumane.jpg
Tina, a longtime resident at Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, has found a new home.

Photo Credit: Pasadena Humane Society]]>