<![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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:32:05 -0700 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:32:05 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WonderCon: Pop Culture Mega Party Ahead]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:04:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/wondercon111411623.jpg
The mega "baby" con is comics-ing up Orange County for another year.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[LA Landmarks Baked into Cakes]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:47:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cake51088--E041114A-0075.jpg
The Getty Villa? The Beverly Hills Hotel? An edible event spotlights great SoCal buildings.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Easter Around SoCal]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:27:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lazoobigbunnyevent1.jpg
Where will you spy the Big Bunny? Plus: Ktown Night Market, WonderCon, Blessing of the Animals, beer floats

Photo Credit: LA Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Sidechella: Like Coachella, but in a Car ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:05:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sidecarsidechella.jpg
Can't make the desert? You may tool around LA in a Coachella-ized ride.

Photo Credit: Sidecar]]>
<![CDATA[Hoppy Easter: Pasadena's Famous Bunny Museum]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:50:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/bunnymuseum123.jpg
The long-eared home-based favorite has over 30,000 rabbit items.

Photo Credit: The Bunny Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Animal Sweetness: Olvera Beastie Blessings]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:21:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/blessingdogs73836577.jpg
Dogs, cats, turtles, and the occasional horse trot for the historic district.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Vinyl Boom Boom: Record Store Day]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:43:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gettyvinyl123.jpg
Indie shops across SoCal will throw bashes, host specials.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Jay-Z Bringing Music Festival to Downtown LA]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:18:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/jayzgracetti.JPG
Rapper Jay-Z announces plans for a two-music festival on Labor Day Weekend in downtown Los Angeles' Grand Park.]]>
<![CDATA[Jackie Robinson Day: The Dodgers Pay Tribute]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:56:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JACKIERobinson.jpg
A youth baseball clinic and commemorations honor the day the great entered the Major League.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Tax Day Deals: Find Your April 15 Pick-Me-Ups]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:57:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/sprinklestaxdaycupcake.jpg
Breathe easier with cocktails, treats, and other ways to unknot those shoulders.

Photo Credit: Sprinkles]]>
<![CDATA[Griffith Observatory "Blood Moon" Watch]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:27:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GriffithbyNight72370594.jpg
Need a spot to admire the Blood Moon?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Creamy Meets Foamy: Beer Float Fest]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:56:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/icecreamfloat.jpg
Frosty grown-up treats? LA Foodie and Angel City Brewery are on it.]]>
<![CDATA[Cheap Bevs: Your Tax Day Cocktails]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:30:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/228*120/taxdaycocktails543.jpg
Raise a toast without digging too wallet-deep.

Photo Credit: La Dolce Vita]]>
<![CDATA[Images: 2014 Long Beach Grand Prix]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:00:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/corvette-Long-Beach-prix-20141.jpg
Images from the 2014 Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Jonathan Lloyd]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Screens Shine: Last Remaining Seats]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:32:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lastremainingseatsorpheum5667.jpg
Nab your tickets to a great flick from the past shown in a great cinema.

Photo Credit: Last Remaining Seats]]>
<![CDATA[$100 Grilled Cheese Makes Debut]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:40:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/deca+grilled+cheese.jpg
A Chicago restaurant debuted a $100 grilled cheese sandwich in honor of National Grilled Cheese Month. The “Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese” sandwich features Spanish black iberico ham, Oregon white...

Photo Credit: Deca Restaurant + Bar]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Victoria Family Fest at the Getty]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:01:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/queenvictoriagetty1.jpg
Theater, activities, more: Ye olde Victorian times reign up on the big hill.

Photo Credit: The Getty]]>
<![CDATA[Yoga at the Chinese Theatre]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:18:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Chinese_756077.jpg
Hands press against the ground, in a different way, at the landmark.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Beyond the Vroom-Vroom: Toyota Grand Prix To-Dos]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:18:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grandprixlbc167107611.jpg
Not watching the zoom-zoom? Tunes and eats await.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[On Display: Mickey Rooney Movie Car]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:22:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mickeyrooneyjusticecar.jpg
"The Big Wheel" vehicle is part of the Justice Private Automotive Collection.

Photo Credit: The Big Wheel]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Times Festival of Books]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:57:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/whatareyoureadinglatimesbooks1.jpg
The word rules at USC. Plus: avocado fests, Despicable Me ride, Death Valley flowers, Catalina pirate party

Photo Credit: LA Times Festival of Books]]>
<![CDATA[Universal Studios: Despicable Me Ride's Big Debut]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:35:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/226*120/despicablemehollywooduniversal1.jpg
"Despicable Me Minion Mayhem" bows at the theme park.

Photo Credit: Universal Studios Hollywood]]>
<![CDATA[Boysenberry Days: Knott's Pays Tribute]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:43:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knottsboysenberry87.jpg
Learn all about the fruit that put the Buena Park favorite on the map.

Photo Credit: Knott's Berry Farm]]>
<![CDATA[Avocado x 2: Creamy Weekend Fests Ahead]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:39:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/avocado4.jpg
Fallbrook and Olvera Street line up the guac ingredients.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Vintage Pins: SoCal's Classic Bowling Alleys]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:32:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CovinaBowlCourtesyInternationalBowlingMuseumandHallofFame.jpg
The A+D Museum remembers the iconic mid-century architecture in a new exhibit.

Photo Credit: Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame]]>
<![CDATA["Ghostbusters": The LA Locations Tour]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:49:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/156481765.jpg
Visit The Millennium Biltmore and other spots seen in the beloved '80s gem.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[The Largest Outdoor Art Show Ever Conceived]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:21:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/lacmaurbanlamps12.jpg
Billboards across the nation will fill up with artworks during Art Everywhere U.S.

Photo Credit: LACMA]]>
<![CDATA[Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Is Here]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:13:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/benandjerrys+ice+cream.jpg
Queue up for the oh-so-popular Ben & Jerry's event.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Movie Love: TCM Classic Film Festival]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:52:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/HardDaysNight.jpg
Restorations, star sightings, and vintage flicks are the thing, in Hollywood.

Photo Credit: A Hard Day's Night]]>
<![CDATA[Free Pollo Campero Empanada Day]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:28:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/empanadaapril8.jpg
How are you marking National Empanada Day?

Photo Credit: Pollo Campero]]>
<![CDATA[The Million Puppet Parade]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:55:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/millionpuppetparade34.jpg
"Bring your own puppet" to a whimsical Third Street Promenade gathering.

Photo Credit: Million Puppet Parade]]>
<![CDATA[Huzzah: It's Ren Faire Time]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:20:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JoeFoley2013day1apr6sat431.JPG
Jousts, turkey legs, and tights: You know what's going down, SoCal.

Photo Credit: Joe Foley]]>
<![CDATA[LAX Wow: Local Photographer's Snapshot Goes Viral]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:42:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/laxmichaelkelley1.jpg
Mike Kelley captured planes -- many, many planes -- and made photo magic in "Wake Turbulence."

Photo Credit: Mike Kelley]]>
<![CDATA[Play Locally: SoCal Spring Break]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:59:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sunshouldershutterstock.jpg
Not hitting a tropical destination? You can get your fun on right here.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Summer on the Way: Eat|See|Hear Announced]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:37:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/eatseehear098.jpg
The mega inflatable screen returns, along with summer good times.

Photo Credit: Eat|See|Hear]]>
<![CDATA[Craft Is King: LA Beer Fest]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:01:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/labeerfest2045.jpg
LA Center Studios is the sunny scene for the sip soiree.

Photo Credit: LA Beer Fest]]>
<![CDATA[Stars Steppin' Out: Coachella, Lupita Nyong'o]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:09:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/484681659.jpg
Celebrities are stepping out with style and sensibility on the red carpet.

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: CicLAvia Returns to Wilshire]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:18:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/ciclaviaonwilshire7.jpg
Boulevard closes to cars, opens to bikes and pedestrians. Plus: ¡Taco Madness!, Thai Songkran Fest, Hammer high jinks, LA Puppet Fest

Photo Credit: CicLAvia]]>
<![CDATA["The Super Bowl of A Cappella" Mi-Mi-Mis in SoCal]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:57:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/honeywhiskeytrio1.jpg
Voices shall go silvery and intertwine at the Harmony Sweepstakes.

Photo Credit: Honey Whiskey Trio]]>
<![CDATA[Old Hollywood Auction: Chasen's Artifacts]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:43:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chasenauction134.jpg
Chairs, serving items, and the restroom doors are up for bidding.

Photo Credit: Chasen's]]>
<![CDATA[Limited Supply: The Mexican Cola-Inspired Beer]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:46:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/mexicancolabeer1.jpg
An offbeat concoction is now foaming at Angel City Brewery.

Photo Credit: Angel City Brewery]]>
<![CDATA[April Fools' Day: Zoos Get Pranky]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:36:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/zoomeerkatslion1.jpg
LA Zoo, San Diego Zoo, and more institutions mark the jokey holiday.

Photo Credit: LA Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[The Top Restaurant in the World]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:44:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/+Grant+Achatz1.jpg
For the third year in a row, Elite Traveler awarded Chicago's Alinea the top slot in its list of the best 100 restaurant in world.

Photo Credit: Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet Strings: LA Puppet Fest ]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/169*120/puppetfestMahna_Micky%27s.jpg
The two-week spectacular is about puppets, some other puppets, and more puppets. Puppets!

Photo Credit: LA Puppet Fest]]>
<![CDATA[Southbay Bistro Closes its Doors]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:30:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cafepierre23.jpg
After almost 37 years, Café Pierre says farewell to Manhattan Beach.

Photo Credit: Cafe Pierre]]>
<![CDATA[Inflatable Street Figures Take Over Museum]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:38:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/hammersaturdayapril5.JPG
A Hammer performance installation rounds up a familiar street presence.

Photo Credit: Hammer Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Permanent Huell Howser Exhibit Debuts]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:26:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/howser-huell-poppies.jpg
Chapman University unveils the info-packed paean to the beloved travelogue host.

Photo Credit: Huell Howser]]>
<![CDATA[Taco Madness at Grand Park]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:31:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/233*120/cmsGFGFDGFDHD.jpg
Shell-to-shell, tortilla-to-tortilla: Who makes the best 'round these parts?

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Hour 2014: Lights Out, World, for Change]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:57:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/earth98083136.jpg
Spots around the globe'll hit the dimmer, including several California locations.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>