<![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-usMon, 05 Dec 2016 17:09:45 -0800Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:09:45 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Main Street Electrical Parade: January Return]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:49:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/693-DLC-37msep.jpg
The beloved Disneyland procession's Florida run is through; next up, Anaheim.

Photo Credit: Disney Enterprises, Inc.]]>
<![CDATA[Special Sips: It's Repeal Day]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:45:28 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/185*120/IMG_2392repeal.jpg
Local taverns mark the anniversary of Prohibition's ending with lively libations.

Photo Credit: Eureka!]]>
<![CDATA[Free TV Classics: It's Holidaytime in PaleyLand]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:03:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/holidaytimeinpaleyland1.jpg
It's a rare chance to see "Rudolph," "Frosty," and more on the big screen.

Photo Credit: Paley Center for Media]]>
<![CDATA[Free: Holidays in Space Doughnut Party]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:04:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/IMG_9876cp.jpg
Join witty history-lover Charles Phoenix at a Apollo Space Capsule lighting.

Photo Credit: Charles Phoenix]]>
<![CDATA[Grand Central Market's Holiday Market]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:38:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Bombocookies3gcm.jpg
The Decembertime tradition features festive foodstuffs and more.

Photo Credit: Grand Central Market]]>
<![CDATA['Grinchmas' Ho, Ho, Hos at Universal]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:09:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grinchmax1GettyImages-107499076.jpg
Max, the Dr. Seuss icon's trusty dog, will appear at the theme park party, too.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Santa's Village Re-Opens]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:36:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/santasvillage029382323.jpg
The lights are back on at the mountain attraction. Plus: holiday markets, TV classics, Victorian holiday, Can-Tree Forest

Photo Credit: Santa's Village at SkyPark
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<![CDATA[Rose Parade: 2017 Floats Revealed]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:20:39 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/07-roseparade.jpg
The most stately of processions pulls back the curtain on its flower-covered participants.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:31:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/p_f_Outside_024.jpg
Popular real estate marketplace company Zillow added a new property listing to their website just in time for the holidays -- Santa Claus' North Pole house. Maison Krin is described as a...

Photo Credit: Zillow]]>
<![CDATA[Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro Reunite for Burger King Ad]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:25:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/nd51120735.jpg
Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro are back…for Burger King, that is. Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez reunited for a commercial for Burger King’s new cheesy tots.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Will Ferrell-Lovin' Pop-Up Bar Headed for LA]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:27:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ronburgundy.jpg
It'll be here for 10 days (and we're not even mad).

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[CHILL: Queen Mary's Winter-tacular Debuts]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:26:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chillqmd9a.jpg
An "Alice in Wonderland" theme swirls around the holiday extravaganza.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[Ginormous Gingerbread Room Downtown]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:00:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jwmarriottgingerbread1.jpg
Call upon the JW Marriott at LA Live for a snap of this charming, and out-sized, structure.

Photo Credit: JW Marriott]]>
<![CDATA[Free Ice Cream: McConnell's Los Feliz Debut]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:39:41 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mcconnells3323.jpg
The cold Santa Barbara classic kicks December off in LA, deliciously.

Photo Credit: McConnell's Ice Cream]]>
<![CDATA[Mission Inn Hotel & Spa's Tremendous Twinkle]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:33:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/xmasnutcrackersmission1921.jpg
The holiday-tacular is underway nightly at the castle-esque Riverside landmark.

Photo Credit: Mission Inn Hotel & Spa]]>
<![CDATA[Go Little Tokyo Holiday Marketplace]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:51:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/golittletokyoholiday123.jpg
Shogun Santa will bring cheer to the weekend-long fair.

Photo Credit: Go Little Tokyo]]>
<![CDATA[New in 2017: Annenberg PetSpace]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:40:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/petannenberg203202.jpg
The Playa Vista destination will serve as a "community center" for animal aficionados.

Photo Credit: Wallis Annenberg Pet Space]]>
<![CDATA[Giving Tuesday]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:51:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/holdinghands123.jpg
Find a regional charity you love (or go national) and help out.

Photo Credit: Hands]]>
<![CDATA[Hanjip: All-You-Can-Eat Contest Gives Back]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:24:08 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Hanjip3_PhotoCreditRickPoon.jpg
The Korean BBQ favorite is raising funds for the No Kid Hungry campaign.

Photo Credit: Rick Poon]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 50th, Los Angeles Zoo]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:21:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-ZooEntrance-TMotoyama.jpg
Find treats, an entry discount, and more at the Griffith Park landmark.

Photo Credit: Tad Motoyama]]>
<![CDATA[Downtown Dazzle: Music Center Tree ]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:32:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/holidaydecoratthemusiccenter1.jpg
The splashy plaza is about to host an equally festive fir.

Photo Credit: Music Center/Mario de Lopez]]>
<![CDATA[4,500,000 Lights to Brighten Mission Inn]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:40:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/missioninnpool2938923212.jpg
Nothing can out-dazzle the Riverside landmark's seasonal display.

Photo Credit: Mission Inn]]>
<![CDATA[Enchanted: Forest of Light Opens]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:24:23 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/enchanteddescansopeople9232.jpg
The stunning and splendor-filled display debuts at Descanso Gardens.

Photo Credit: Enchanted Forest]]>
<![CDATA[Operation Santa Paws: Donate + Volunteer]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:36:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/operationsantapaws22322.jpg
Donate toys, towels, blankets, and more to animal shelters and care centers around Long Beach.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA[Bevy of Ballets: It's 'Nutcracker' Season]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:55:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/The-Party-Scene-from-The-Nutcracker-Photo-by-Gene-Schiavone.jpg
Where are the Sugar Plum Fairies alighting around Southern California?

Photo Credit: Gene Schiavone]]>
<![CDATA[A Trio of Tamale Festivals]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 05:06:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tamales.jpg
La Habra, Oxnard, and Indio will all feature the masa-marvelous favorite in the days ahead.

Photo Credit: Tamales]]>
<![CDATA[Walt Disney Concert Hall's Big Holiday Shows]]> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:28:58 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chanticleerchristmas928932.jpg
Sing-alongs, Chanticleer, and other acoustically awesome events await.

Photo Credit: Chanticleer]]>
<![CDATA[Home for the Pawlidayz Adoption Drive]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:58:49 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NatuHoliday3960sak.jpg
Make a catly or canine connection over the holiday weekend (with adoption fees waived).

Photo Credit: Best Friends Animal Society]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Hollywood Christmas Parade]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:10:27 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hcpGettyImages-51800837.jpg
See Santa in Hollywood. Plus: Mission Inn lights, Descanso Garden lights, Three Stooges event, Small Business Saturday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Lamplight Holiday at Heritage Square]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:34:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lamplight_outsidehs.jpg
You don't need a bustle, a top hat, or a muff to join in this merry, olde-timey to-do.]]>
<![CDATA[Small Business Saturday: Shop SoCal]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:27:47 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/biz98282332.jpg
Lend some love to the corner store (or find deals beyond your neighborhood).

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Tradition: Turkey Trot Time]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:17:38 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/turkeytrottimelbcjustinrudd.jpg
Join a community-nice run before you bake that pecan pie.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Surprise: Snow at the Palm Springs Tram]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:33:42 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/tramsnow92838212.jpg
The annual Guessing Contest comes to a chilly, picturesque close.

Photo Credit: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway]]>
<![CDATA['Sing' Makes Free Debut in Some SoCal Theaters]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:16:57 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SING9.jpg
The creators of "Sing," will be showing free advanced screenings of the animated film in multiple LA and OC theaters.]]>
<![CDATA[Post-Thanksgiving Fun: Three Stooges Day]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:24:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/stoogesclassic-293.jpg
It's an annual holiday week nyuk-nyuk at the historic Alex Theatre.

Photo Credit: Three Stooges]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Savory: The McRib Is Back]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:14:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/McDonaldmcrib12345.jpg
The McDonald's icon makes a return following a two-year hiatus.

Photo Credit: McDonald's
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<![CDATA[Mashed Potato & Gravy Ice Cream: It's Real]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:13:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ButteredMashedPotatoesGravy.jpg
'Tis the season for traditional eats, so consider this quirky choice as a stand-out sweet.

Photo Credit: Salt & Straw]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena Offbeat: Doo Dah Parade]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 07:45:48 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/doodahguineapig.jpg
The venerable anything-goes-y event is ready to elevate the odd.

Photo Credit: Sarah Reingwritz]]>
<![CDATA[At Auction: 'Stretching' Haunted Mansion Portrait]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 14:54:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/VEstretch123-horz.jpg
The hand-painted rarity is on the block at Van Eaton Galleries.

Photo Credit: Van Eaton Galleries]]>
<![CDATA['Twilight' Costume Auction: Hollywood Display]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:06:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/twilightsummit92323.jpg
Fans around the world will bid on some 900-plus lots, but those near Tinseltown can check out select items from the auction in person.

Photo Credit: Peter Sorel, SMPSP]]>
<![CDATA[Magnificent Music: Mariachi Festival]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:03:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mariachiOmar-Mata-2016-trumpet-1.jpg
Hear a bright-of-horn array of SoCal's best collectives.

Photo Credit: Mariachi Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Los Angeles Auto Show]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:00:26 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/autoshowGettyImages-623875626.jpg
Make for LACC and eye dream cars to come. Plus: Great LA Walk, Snow! LA, LA Zoo Lights, Knott's Merry Farm

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Explore Pico: Great Los Angeles Walk 2016]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:40:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/greatlawalkfranklin12345.jpg
The free, love-upon-your-city strut'll stroll from Grand Hope Park to the ocean.

Photo Credit: Franklin Avenue]]>
<![CDATA[New: Fresh Eats at The Huntington]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:44:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/huntingtonroseroom293982.jpg
A refresh to the tea room is just one of the recent eats-oriented happenings at the San Marino landmark.

Photo Credit: The Huntington]]>
<![CDATA[New: 'Fantastic Beasts' Costumes at Warner Bros.]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:34:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fbeastswarnerbrosstudio.jpg
The "re-imagined exhibit" includes togs worn by Eddie Redmayne and other actors from debuting film.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Studio Tour]]>