<![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 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:17:31 -0700 Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:17:31 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dance, Zombies: SoCal 'Thriller' Events]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:57:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thrillerdanceGettyImages-80852193.jpg
Has it been a full year since you made the claw hands? Time to remedy that.

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<![CDATA[Burning Off McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Items]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:23:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-481668528.jpg
McDonald’s officially rolled out its long-awaited all-day breakfast menu last week, and some calorie conscious consumers have figured out just how hard it is to burn off those fast food calories. The fitness...

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<![CDATA[Seafood Fest: Off the Hook in Santa Monica]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:45:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/offthehookoysters.jpg
Try clams, mussels, and fish from "the city's best restaurants," at Santa Monica Pier.

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<![CDATA[New: Escape Room LA Gets Ghosty]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:33:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/theatreescaperoom1.jpg
The work-together phenom gets a frightful dose of fun, just in time for Halloween.

Photo Credit: The Theatre]]>
<![CDATA[Spooky, Scary, Funny: Haunted House Reactions]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 04:05:04 -0700 Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Canada, have captured the scared poor souls who dared venture through their halls. Click to see more hilarious scared faces. ]]> Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Canada, have captured the scared poor souls who dared venture through their halls. Click to see more hilarious scared faces. ]]> http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nightmares-fear-factory-2015-01.jpg
Celebrate the season! For the past five years, Nightmares Fear Factory has been scaring these poor souls, much to our delight! Hidden cameras capture the visitors freaking out.

Photo Credit: Nightmares Fear Factory]]>
<![CDATA[Hello, Pumpkin Spice Fried Chicken Doughnut Sandwich]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:52:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chompeaterychickenburger.jpg
The Chomp Eatery item is making tasty waves around town.

Photo Credit: Rayson Esquejo/2LiveAndDineInLA]]>
<![CDATA[Alfresco Scares: LA Haunted Hayride]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:51:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lahauntedhayride_cbrielmaier.jpg
The weather's warm and the goings-on are ghoulish, at Griffith Park.

Photo Credit: LA Haunted Hayride/C. Brielmaier]]>
<![CDATA[Mural TLC: Iconic LA Works to Be Restored]]> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 06:51:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/muralCERVANTEZ_NP0001A_8889_005_001.jpg
Teams will clean and care for several famous murals in the months ahead.

Photo Credit: Citywide Mural Program]]>
<![CDATA[JPL Open House: Visit Mars (in Pasadena)]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:14:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jplopenhouse92832.jpg
Learn about Rovers, Mars, space, and the awesome science the institution is famous for.

Photo Credit: JPL]]>
<![CDATA[Squirrel-tastic Cocktail Night at Natural History]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:58:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/squirrelGettyImages-73510665.jpg
If you dig observing the scurrying critters of your neighborhood, your help is needed.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Chuck E. Cheese's: Beer, No Lattes]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:04:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chuck-e-cheese-GettyImages-463023705.jpg
Chuck E. Cheese's is expanding its food and beverage options in an effort to win over millennial parents, but the new offerings may be a little different than you thought.

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<![CDATA[Tips for Spooky Halloween Bash]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:43:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-458092794.jpg
Planning a haunted Halloween bash could be overwhelming, but there are plenty of DIY tips out there for decorations that will spook your guests and fun party treats that will satisfy hungry kids and adults.
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<![CDATA[Free and Mind-Filling: ArtNight Pasadena]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:24:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ArtNightPasadenaExhibit.jpg
Thousands love this multi-museum, pay-nothing, see-lots affair.

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<![CDATA[Weekend: Politicon Los Angeles]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:07:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/politiconGettyImages-490454818-horz.jpg
The national discussions get lively downtown. Plus: AIDS Walk LA, JPL Open House, Highland Park Film Fest, free haps

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Politicon]]>
<![CDATA[LAPD Remembers Martin Milner of 'Adam-12']]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:28:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140804510-Martin-Milner.jpg
The actor, who passed away in September, played a LAPD officer on the popular classic television series.

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<![CDATA[#WesternSelfie Day Trots for The Autry]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:35:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/westernselfieday12345.jpg
Photos, of the selfie and non-selfie sort, will be the thing at the Griffith Park museum.

Photo Credit: Autry National Center]]>
<![CDATA[Kitty Cause: Feral Cat Day Art Show]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:10:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kittybungalowfundraiser.jpg
Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats brings awareness and hope to our feline friends.

Photo Credit: Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats]]>
<![CDATA[Historic USC-Close Fire Station Hits the Road]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:01:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/uscfirestation12345.jpg
Fire Station No. 15 headed to a new home overnight (with a lot of help along the way).

Photo Credit: USC/Gus Ruelas]]>
<![CDATA[LA Kid Classic: Kip's Toyland Turns 70]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:37:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kips70th.jpg
The Original Farmers Market shop is packed with playthings, memories.

Photo Credit: Alysia Gray Painter]]>
<![CDATA[Star Wars Reads Day: May the Written Word Be with You]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 22:03:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/StarWarsReadsRiverside.jpg
A host of libraries and bookstores celebrate the Force behind reading.

Photo Credit: Woodcrest Library]]>
<![CDATA[October Tradition: Free Movies at Santa Monica Pier]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:04:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FrontPorchCinemaSMonica.jpg
Popcorn (and Pacific) up for "Big Hero 6" and "Ghostbusters."

Photo Credit: Front Porch Cinema]]>
<![CDATA[Nearly Here: 'Back to the Future' Future Date]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:00:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/backtothefuture3still1.jpg
Movie marathons and a fan gathering mark the film-famous date.

Photo Credit: Universal]]>
<![CDATA[LA Ballet Fetes the 'World's Most Romantic Ballets']]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:58:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gisellelaballet1.jpg
"Giselle," one of the stage's most moving and supernatural tales goes on its toes.

Photo Credit: LA Ballet]]>
<![CDATA[Olvera Street Receives Big Accolade]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:34:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/98873337+%281%29.jpg
The American Planning Association has named it one of the "Great Places in America."

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<![CDATA[Boo at the Zoo Roars All October]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:46:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-BooRhino-JamiePham.jpg
What was once just a weekend now brings the willies -- and eerie educational delights -- throughout the month.

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Paella Festival]]> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:25:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/paella11.jpg
Over 40 paella teams are ready to go for glory. Plus: LA Ballet opens, Vegan Oktoberfest, Dark Harbor, Citadel shopping fundraiser

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[$5 Classic: Pizza Deal at Grand Central Market]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:49:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/oliogcmoctdeal.jpg
The Olio Margherita has become a gooey LA go-to; now enjoy it downtown, at a discount, all October.

Photo Credit: Olio]]>
<![CDATA[Vegan Oktoberfest: Beer and (Vege) Brats Reign]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:58:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/veganoktoberfest14.jpg
Like your autumn party but with a plant-based twist? You're in luck.

Photo Credit: Vegan Oktoberfest]]>
<![CDATA[One Night Only: Historic Beatles Shows Recreated in Full]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:35:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/239*120/fabfauxconcert123.jpg
The Fab Faux will recreate the band's set lists from Dodger Stadium and the Hollywood Bowl.

Photo Credit: The Fab Faux]]>
<![CDATA[Bugs + Ice Cream: Salt & Straw's October Flavors]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:54:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/saltandstrawoctflavors.jpg
The daring dessert maker takes on some spooky sweets for the Halloween season.

Photo Credit: Salt & Straw]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Mary's 'Dark Harbor' Creeeeaks Open]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:29:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/darkharborqm2015.jpg
Venture to, and within, the big boat in Long Beach, Halloween buffs.

Photo Credit: Dark Harbor]]>
<![CDATA[Largetooth Sawfish: Farewell to Long Beach]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 21:27:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sawtoothaquariumpacific.jpg
The female fish has been at the Aquarium of the Pacific for a decade.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[George Carlin: New Grammy Museum Exhibit]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:38:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/carlinGettyImages-2573207.jpg
The groundbreaking comedian gets his lofty, laugh-worthy due via a new memorabilia-packed show.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Ghost Hunting (with Your Nose)]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:13:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_091112_ghost.jpg
Sniffers go in search of spirits at an offbeat olfactory event.

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<![CDATA[Where to Get a Free Cup on National Coffee Day]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:17:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Latte-Generic.jpg
Waking up will be a little easier for caffeine fiends Tuesday. Several coffee shops and chains across the country are offering free cups of joe or special promotions to celebrate National Coffee Day.

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<![CDATA[Tour Kick-Off: 'The Sound of Music' at The Ahmanson]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 22:56:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07.TheSoundOfMusic.DTracyPSilvester.jpg
You know all the words, but this is no sing-along; rather, see a stage-big version of the vibrant Von Trapp tale.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy]]>
<![CDATA[Night Show Aglow: RISE of the Jack o'Lanterns]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:20:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/risejack15.jpg
The popular pumpkin event is landing at a few SoCal locations. Ready to see 1000s of faux gourds glowing bright?

Photo Credit: RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns]]>
<![CDATA[Clifton's Cafeteria: New Opening Date Revealed]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:20:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/cliftonssignsept.jpg
Call it a tasty way to open the tenth month of the year.

Photo Credit: Clifton's Cafeteria]]>
<![CDATA[Museum Party: Mooncakes for the Supermoon]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 10:22:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mooncakesuscpacasia-horz.jpg
Build a lantern, make a fan, and nosh on the traditional eats, at USC Pacific Asia Museum.

Photo Credit: USC Pacific Asia Museum/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Spooky Nighttime Dramas Head Outdoors]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:51:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dramaafterdark918282.jpg
Drama After Dark and Wicked Lit will unleash October-ready tales among the trees.

Photo Credit: Drama After Dark]]>
<![CDATA[The Observatory + Lunar Eclipse + Live Classical Music]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 13:35:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GriffithmoonGettyImages-72370567.jpg
An unusual and thrilling experience will sound, and be seen, at Griffith Observatory.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Star Wars at Disneyland: Some Classics to Close (for a Time)]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:19:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/6_09_DLR_103014fantasmic.jpg
The train and to-dos around the Rivers of America will shutter as Star Wars construction starts up.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Cackle Confab: Knott's Scary Farm Opens]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:41:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/greenknottsscary1.jpg
A selection of scream-worthy mazes is just the beginning, in Buena Park.

Photo Credit: Knott's Scary Farm]]>
<![CDATA[A Live Dance Telenovela, in Four Parts]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:18:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/heididucklertelenovella.jpg
Watch the tale of two lovers dramatically spin out, via movement and flourish, over four nights.

Photo Credit: Andrei Andreev]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Lobster Fests x Two]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:38:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lobsterfestredondo1234567.jpg
San Pedro and Redondo bib up. Plus: Feast of San Gennaro, Day of the Drum, Knott's Scary Farm, free museum day

Photo Credit: Redondo Beach Lobster Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Feast of San Gennaro: Food, Community, Tradition]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 13:55:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KMD06SanGennaro2_13453442.jpg
The Italian street festival brings the calzones, accordions, rides, and fun to Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Kayte Deioma/Feast of San Gennaro]]>
<![CDATA[Free: La Brea Tar Pits Music and Art Fest ]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:53:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tarfesthulahoop1235.jpg
Burbling bubbles and rocking riffs sound at Hancock Park.

Photo Credit: Tarfest]]>
<![CDATA[Fidos 'N Foam: Surf Dogs Make for Surf City]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18:07:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/surfdoghuntington1_julsmegill_888.jpg
The Petco-hosted event raises funds for a host of organizations.

Photo Credit: Juls Megill]]>