<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Wed, 27 May 2015 00:58:09 -0700 Wed, 27 May 2015 00:58:09 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Negroni Week: Bars Serve Charitable Sips]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:10:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/negroniweek12345678.jpg
The storied libation lends some love to local organizations.

Photo Credit: Negroni Week]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Fringe: To Space (and Other Strange Places)]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 13:17:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hollywoodfringetimeheart.jpg
Talented troupes don costumes, crack wise, clown around, and go the daft distance.

Photo Credit: Robot Teammate and The Accidental Party]]>
<![CDATA[Offbeat Estate Sale: Santa Monica Museum of Art]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:07:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/smestate12345.jpg
It's not your typical find-stuff-get-deals sell-all; cameras and art supplies are part of the scene.

Photo Credit: Santa Monica Museum of Art]]>
<![CDATA["Outlander" Costumes on Display in LA]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 18:35:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/outlandergrove5.jpg
The television favorite's kilts and colorful tartans are at The Grove for a limited time.

Photo Credit: Starz]]>
<![CDATA[Blue Star Summer: Free Museum Entry for Military Families]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:15:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bluestarfamiliessummer15.jpg
The culture-all-summer-long program saw 700,000 participants in 2014.

Photo Credit: James Kegley/Blue Star]]>
<![CDATA[National Burger Day: Patties of Perfection]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 08:44:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/slaternatlburger.jpg
Find special noshes and bite-worthy deals around SoCal.

Photo Credit: Slater 50/50]]>
<![CDATA["MAINopoly" on Main Street Santa Monica]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:35:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mainopolysm12.jpg
The game-themed fundraiser features food, good times, and monocles.

Photo Credit: Mainopoly]]>
<![CDATA[LA Zoo: New Digs for the Jaguars]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 13:45:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jaguarzoohabitat12345.jpg
The Griffith Park animal park unveils its newest animal habitat.

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Where to Observe Memorial Day in SoCal]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 08:32:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AmericanFlag_Shutterstock.jpg
Pay tribute to those who served with events in Palm Springs, Canoga Park, and San Pedro.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Jellies: Aquarium of the Pacific Exhibits Debut]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 09:11:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jellieslbc13.jpg
Mysterious creatures float and bewitch in Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: SoCal Summer Starts Now]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:15:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/icecreamtwistedcolossus.jpg
Where will you be over the three-dayer? Plus: Memorial Day observances, Jellies exhibit, Fox Theatre sign, giant shortcake

Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Six Flags Magic Mountain]]>
<![CDATA[PETA's "Lettuce Ladies" Visit Hollywood]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 13:21:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/petalettucebikiniafpgetty.jpg
The noontime Sunset-close appearance is about going vegan this Memorial Day.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Fullerton Fox Theatre: Happy 90th Birthday]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 12:55:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/foxfullertonhistorictheatrefoundation.jpg
The vintage movie palace gets a speakeasy-sweet bash in its honor.

Photo Credit: Fox Fullerton Historic Theatre Foundation]]>
<![CDATA[NORMS: LA's Newest Historic-Cultural Monument]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 17:20:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/normslacienega1.jpg
The good news is in for fans of the West Hollywood diner.

Photo Credit: Hunter Kerhart]]>
<![CDATA[Rolling Stones: Not-So-Secret LA Show Shhh...]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 19:22:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rollingstones722.jpg
The icons'll be rocking Petco Park in San Diego; where will they appear in LA ahead of that gig?

Photo Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire ]]>
<![CDATA[LA Live Cool 'N Quirky: POPUP Marketplace]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 17:40:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/popupmarketplacelalive.jpg
It's a craft fair with a downtown nighttime vibe. Plus? Eat/drink specials abound.

Photo Credit: Susana Capra/LA Live]]>
<![CDATA[LA First: Bread Festival]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 13:40:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/192*120/bread123gettyimages.jpg
Grab the butter dish and make for Grand Central Market.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Al Fresco Foodism: Taste of the Eastside]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 10:09:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/eastsidetreattasteoftheeastside.jpg
Acquaint yourself with the edibles of the area (and the edible makers).

Photo Credit: Taste of the Eastside]]>
<![CDATA[Eeks Ahead: The Great Horror Campout]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 19:48:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/greathorrorcampout1.jpg
Bed down at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park -- but prepare to run.

Photo Credit: The Great Horror Campout]]>
<![CDATA[UFO Hotel in Baker: Concept Art Sneak Peek]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 19:27:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ufohotel1b10.jpg
Will you land your ship at the outer-space-meets-desert property?

Photo Credit: UFO Hotel]]>
<![CDATA[Paddle the LA River: Tickets Now on Sale]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 12:42:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/paddlethelariver98765.jpg
Summer kayaking: Glide above the dirt bottom of our urban waterway.

Photo Credit: Paddle the LA River]]>
<![CDATA[Monthly Meatball Tasting: Michael's on Naples]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 09:05:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/187*120/michaelsmeatball12345.jpg
Are the savory scoop-sized delights your absolute favorite? This could be your new must-do.

Photo Credit: Michael's on Naples]]>
<![CDATA[Mmm, Dessert Nachos: Strawberry Fest Opens]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 20:51:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/strawberrynachostrawberryfest.jpg
It's the 32nd outing for the Oxnard party and the plates are sweetly offbeat.

Photo Credit: California Strawberry Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Buzz Buzz: Bug Fair Scurries Into NHM]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 13:25:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ryanmillernhmbugfair1.jpg
Bees, cockroaches, centipedes and loads of other insects are the stars of this skin-prickly party.

Photo Credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging]]>
<![CDATA[Long Beach Pride: Patti LaBelle, Parade, Dancing...]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 08:21:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pridebluesky12345.jpg
It's the 32nd annual pride party (and one of the largest in the country).

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[New Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Burger Includes Hot Dog, Chips]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 07:25:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Carl%27s-Jr.jpg
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay’s potato...]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 80th, Griffith Observatory]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 16:57:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gosunset72370593.jpg
The magnificent skyward-looking institution celebrates eight decades of wonder.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Descanso Delightful: Rose Festival]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 14:17:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/roseweekenddescanso123.jpg
Rose walks, fairy tales, and the making of flower crowns bloom in La Cañada Flintridge.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Bikes, in Motion and on the Pier]]> Fri, 15 May 2015 13:34:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/amgentourdepier.jpg
Rock on, AMGEN Tour and Manhattan Beach fundraisers. Plus: LBC Pride, Bug Fair, Dodger Stadium yoga, Super Saturday LA

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Angela Daves Haley]]>
<![CDATA["Simpson's" Springfield Opens at Universal Studios]]> Thu, 14 May 2015 00:05:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Springfield_Homer+and+Marge+at+MOES.jpg
D'oh! The Simpsons town, complete with a Krusty Burger, makes its merry debut.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Falconry in Palmdale Flies on Obscura Day]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 14:44:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/atlasobscurapalmdalefalconry.jpg
Join an offbeat urban or beyond-the-city adventure.

Photo Credit: Atlas Obscura]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast Test]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 16:54:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MCDonalds-Breakfast-SanDiego.jpg
McDonald’s will reportedly expand its test of an all-day breakfast menu.]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Burden: LACMA Displays New Work]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 06:54:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/223*120/chrisburdenlacma1234567890.jpg
Ode to Santos Dumont, a kinetic airship sculpture, goes on display days after the artist's passing.

Photo Credit: LACMA]]>
<![CDATA[San Pedro's Sunken City: Open Hours Possible]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 17:31:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/sunkencityjkandel1.jpg
A city councilmember proposes a daylight opening for the Pt. Fermin Park-close ruins.

Photo Credit: jkandel1/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[NORMS Goes Before the City Council]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 12:24:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/normslacienega1.jpg
Will the beloved La Cienega Boulevard diner by granted historic status?

Photo Credit: Hunter Kerhart]]>
<![CDATA[75th Anniversary: "Fantasia" at TCL Chinese Theatre]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 09:24:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Fantasia2mickeywaltdisneystudios.jpg
Mickey and his magical brooms dance (and historic theatres benefit).

Photo Credit: Walt Disney Studios]]>
<![CDATA[Tamale Ice Cream: Salt & Straw Salutes LA]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 14:49:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/saltstrawsummerflavors3928203982.jpg
The adventurous ice-creamery takes on the flavors of our street food scene.

Photo Credit: Salt & Straw]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 1st Birthday, Culver City Adopt & Shop]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 14:37:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/kittenshoweradoptculver.jpg
The fully fundraising retailer throws an adopt-sweet, party-pet bash. And later in the month: a kitten shower.

Photo Credit: Culver City Adopt & Shop]]>
<![CDATA[Make Music Pasadena: Schedule Reveal]]> Mon, 11 May 2015 10:16:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mmpschedule1234.jpg
It's the biggest free tune festo on the West Coast. Line up what you'll see now.]]>
<![CDATA[Mother's Day: Make a Kid Chair at the Hammer]]> Sat, 09 May 2015 08:07:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/carsonwalltubes.jpg
Family craft time steps up to the next level.

Photo Credit: Hammer Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Movies, Exercise, Pals: Bike Week Pasadena]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 08:43:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/223*120/bikeweekpasadena123456.jpg
Several days of cycle-sunny social engagements dot the Crown City calendar.

Photo Credit: Bike Week Pasadena]]>
<![CDATA["Back to the Future" to Screen at Doc Brown's House]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 18:55:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/backtothefuturegamble123456.jpg
The Gamble House, featured in the '80s classic, is throwing a McFly-style lawn party.

Photo Credit: Whitney Padgett]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Mother's Day Love]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 13:30:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shutterstockmothersday1.jpg
Treat mommy to a marvelous day out. Plus: Queen Mary BBQ, Santa Monica Fest, Eat|See|Hear, Boeing rocket day

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Wild Wonderful: National Public Gardens Day]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 09:26:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/descansopoppynationalpublicgardensday.jpg
Celebrate Fullerton Arboretum, Descanso Gardens, and other tree-rrific regional spreads.

Photo Credit: Descanso Gardens]]>
<![CDATA["The Simpsons" in Real Life: Visit Moe's Tavern]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 06:26:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/moesuniversaldavidsprague.jpg
Visit Springfield (by way of Universal Studios Hollywood).

Photo Credit: DAVID SPRAGUE]]>
<![CDATA[Brew Fundraiser: Crawl 4 Nepal]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 06:50:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/beer_Edit.jpg
Numerous SoCal brewhouses and taverns raise money to help the relief and recovery efforts.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>