<![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 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:37:36 -0700 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:37:36 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Take a Nap at the Gamble House]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:35:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/194*120/gamble-house-front123.jpg
Echo Park-based art innovators Machine Project land at the Pasadena landmark for two weeks of merriment.

Photo Credit: Gamble House]]>
<![CDATA[TARFEST: Art and Tunes Burble, for Free, at the Tar Pits]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:40:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tarfestpainting2345.jpg
It's a Mid-City mix of writers, painters, and bands rockin' near the mammoths.

Photo Credit: TARFEST]]>
<![CDATA[Salt & Straw: Portland Ice-Creamery Goes SoCal]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:49:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/saltstrawportland.jpg
The lines were lengthy for the Larchmont Boulevard shop's opening.

Photo Credit: Salt & Straw]]>
<![CDATA[PARK(ing) Day: People Park in Parking Spaces]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:28:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/parkingdayrebar1.jpg
Autos, step aside: Humans idle curbside over one special event.

Photo Credit: Rebar]]>
<![CDATA[Free Fun: Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:19:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/paintshutterstock23.jpg
Over a dozen institutions from Santa Barbara to the OC go gratis for a day.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Hoorays for Nutella Truck]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:06:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1521631_706013212780629_6264488272866935729_nutella.jpg
Hazelnuts in Tinseltown? The creamy wheels make a tour stop.

Photo Credit: Nutella]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Fundraiser: Mohawk Bend + Homeboy Industries ]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:15:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldenpizza23345.jpg
The G-Dog pie is available at the Echo Park eatery through September.

Photo Credit: Mohawk Bend]]>
<![CDATA[Enchanting Bargains at a Magical Swap Meet]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:46:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/magiccastleevening.jpg
How's your drawer of linking rings looking? A little light? Make for Hollywood.

Photo Credit: Magic Castle]]>
<![CDATA[A Taste of Old Pasadena: Dozens of Local Bites]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:23:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/brotherspiesnfriespasadena.jpg
Snack, Crown City-style, at Brothers' Pies 'n Fries, Equator, and Picnik.

Photo Credit: Brothers' Pies n' Fries]]>
<![CDATA["Tangled" in Tinseltown]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:37:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/tangledelcap1.jpg
Rapunzel returns for a special run. Plus: Sofia makes a cameo.

Photo Credit: Disney]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:32:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/portoflalobsterfestivalsept121411.jpg
San Pedro's butter-melt of a big bash. Plus: Oktoberfest opens, Disneyland Halloween, Frogtown Art Walk, Farmers Market fashion show

Photo Credit: Michael Justice]]>
<![CDATA[Hatch Chile Meets Santa Monica]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:52:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hatchchileshutters.jpg
Quesadillas, pork chops, and other dishes take on a fiery Land of Enchantment flair.

Photo Credit: Shutters on the Beach]]>
<![CDATA[Pie Maestros Go Crust-to-Crust in Creative Cook-Off]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:39:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_072612_apple.jpg
How's your custard setting these days? Time to take that beauty wide.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Disneyland Halloween: It's a Small (Spooky) World]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:49:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/smallworldhalloween1.jpg
Jack Skellington, a few classic villains, and special trick-or-treating opportunities await, in Anaheim.

Photo Credit: Paul Hiffmeyer]]>
<![CDATA[Neon and Sky: Chinatown Moon Festival]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:25:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chinatown73831353.jpg
The Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration marks its 76th year.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Oktoberfests on Tap: Old World, Anaheim...]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:14:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/oktoberfest-shutterstock_153895010.jpg
Put a hand to your ear; is that oompah you hear?

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Huell Howser Movie Night]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:32:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/huellhowserlighthouse1.jpg
Revisit a quartet of "California's Gold" episodes in Eagle Rock.

Photo Credit: Huell Howser Archives, Chapman University]]>
<![CDATA[Big Carp, Fun Day: LA River Fishing Derby]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:26:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/laflyfishingsept6.jpg
A 6 lbs., 3 oz. fish was the biggin' of a day spent casting lines in our urban waterway.

Photo Credit: Jim Burns/LA River Flyfishing]]>
<![CDATA[LA River Fishing Derby: Carp, Poles, Sunshine]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:04:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lariverkarinlariverderby.JPG
The catch-and-release day brought out a bevy of Angeleno anglers.

Photo Credit: Karin Flores]]>
<![CDATA[Famous Blue Moon Diamond to Go on Display in LA]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:19:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/bluediamondnhm1.jpg
The "internally flawless" cut gemstone heads for the Natural History Museum.

Photo Credit: Natural History Museum]]>
<![CDATA[Catalina Crossing: Outrigger Race to the Island]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:31:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/outriggercatalinasocal12.jpg
Teams'll cross the Pacific waters between Newport Beach and Catalina.

Photo Credit: Southern California Outrigger Association]]>
<![CDATA[Animal Cameos at the Aquarium's 5K]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:13:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/aquariumbirdrun.JPG
Runners'll jog by beasties (and get free aquarium admission).

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific]]>
<![CDATA[Cameras Out, Long Beach: 24-Hour Photo Contest]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:56:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/saycheeselbcjustinr.jpg
Shutterbugs snap the breadth of daily life in the LBC, for prize money and fun.

Photo Credit: Justin Rudd]]>
<![CDATA["Forrest Gump," in IMAX, at the TCL Chinese Theatre]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:14:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/forrest+gump.jpg
The philosophical phenom goes big -- very big -- for its 20th anniversary.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Farewell, WeHo Palm: Famous Caricature Eatery to Shutter]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:55:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PALM-223.JPG
Many of the celebrity drawings will be taken from the walls and given to the celebrities they honor.

Photo Credit: The Palm]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA River's First Fishing Derby]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:51:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/larivervista_folar.jpg
Cast a line at our urban waterway. Plus: LA Greek Fest, Walking with Dinosaurs, LBC Lobster Fest, Redondo Beach Pier chalk art

Photo Credit: FOLAR]]>
<![CDATA[Meow: LA Feline Film Festival]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:10:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/shutterstock_340373771.jpg
Cats, both real and video, will meow it up near the Cat-oseum. We mean the Coliseum, rather.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Stroll Frogtown: Al Fresco Art Enjoyment]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:29:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/frogtownartwalklagattuta.jpg


Photo Credit: Frogtown Art Walk]]>
<![CDATA[Flapper Party: Happy 90th, Culver Hotel]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:34:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/CulverHotel_.jpg
The real-life "Wizard of Oz" landmark throws a Prohibition Ball in honor of its nonagintennial.

Photo Credit: Culver Hotel]]>
<![CDATA[Queue the Excitement: Fans Line Up for First Dunkin' Donuts ]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:53:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/dunkinlinesm.jpg
What time did you jump into the Munchkin-scented mania?

Photo Credit: Dunkin' Donuts]]>
<![CDATA[Grand Central Market, Draped in Yarn]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:14:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grandcentral23456.jpg
A floor-to-ceiling yarn work is on the way for the downtown public market.

Photo Credit: Jakob N. Layman]]>
<![CDATA[Getty Villa: Greek Tragedy in a Classic Open-Air Setting]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:43:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/web_persians_large223.jpg


Photo Credit: © 2014 Craig Schwartz Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Offbeat Fashion Show: Dress Like the Original Farmers Market]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:33:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/fmfashionfruitstand1.jpg
Fried Twinkies are just the start.

Photo Credit: Original Farmers Market]]>
<![CDATA[Salty Air, Chalky Ground: Draw on Redondo Beach Pier]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:10:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chalk+festival+agp.jpg
Pasadena's chalk party is a few months gone, but a beachy art day is just ahead.

Photo Credit: Redondo Beach Pier Chalk Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Last-Minute Labor Day: Clambake for Heal the Bay]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:25:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/wrhealthebay.jpg
It's a holiday weekend tradition with briny-sweet, give-back flair.

Photo Credit: Whiskey Red's]]>
<![CDATA[Music Ends, Cleanup Begins at Grand Park]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:15:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/grand+park+made+in+america+cleanup+monday.jpg
More than two dozen arrests were made on the first night of the two-day Made in America music festival attended by thousands at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, police said.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[LA County Fair: Outlandish Eats Aplenty]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:50:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chickencharliesfair1.JPG
Fried Twinkies are just the start.

Photo Credit: Greg Andersen/LA County Fair]]>
<![CDATA[UberCHOPPER Takes Flight in LA]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:27:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/229*120/uberchopper123.jpg
For one day, Uber offered its car service users a chance to book a helicopter for $1,500.

Photo Credit: Uber]]>
<![CDATA[Whimsical Cat Shelters, as Imagined by Architects]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:22:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/catFXFOWLE__photo_credit_LucioSantos12.jpeg
An exhibit spotlights elegant and contemporary feline-ready structures, with an important goal in mind.

Photo Credit: Lucio Santos]]>
<![CDATA[This Weekend: Made in America Festival]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:40:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/id452083488.jpg
Imagine Dragons lead the mega fest, which is set to draw Grand Park's biggest crowds yet.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Long Beach Kicks Off SoCal's Lobster-iest Month]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:38:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lobsterlbcphoto123.jpg
You, a lobster hat, and butter all over your hands. Let's do this!

Photo Credit: The Original Long Beach Lobster Festival]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA County Fair Opens]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:05:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/luminasialacountyfair1.jpg
How early in the day will you consume your first fried treat? Plus: The taste, Fiesta Hermosa, Art Deco Fest, LA's birthday, and where to bid summer adieu.

Photo Credit: LA County Fair]]>
<![CDATA[The Taste: SoCal Flavors Flower at Paramount Studios]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:43:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thetastelatimes1234.jpg
LA Times matches chefs, food fans, and an extraordinary range of bites and tidbits.

Photo Credit: The Taste]]>
<![CDATA["The Star-Spangled Banner": The Grammy Museum Pays Tribute]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:50:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AmericanFlag_Shutterstock.jpg
Sheet music and Jimi Hendrix's 1969 Woodstock performance will go on display.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[T. Rex on Tour: Walking with Dinosaurs]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:20:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/walkingwithdinostrex.jpg
Ancient beasties + arena-style entertainment = roaring good times.

Photo Credit: Walking with Dinosaurs]]>
<![CDATA[233 Years Young: Happy Birthday, Los Angeles]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:37:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/candlesbirthdayla1.jpg
Join the traditional pobladores walk from Mission San Gabriel to El Pueblo.

Photo Credit: Birthday]]>
<![CDATA[Aquarium Penguin Chicks Make Public Debut]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:40:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/penguinHughRyono.jpg
Two of the young'uns join their elders in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.

Photo Credit: Hugh Ryono]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Mary Sails Back to the 1930s]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:49:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/artdecowkdqm1.jpg
The 10th annual Art Deco Weekend fancies up Long Beach's Big Boat.

Photo Credit: Queen Mary]]>
<![CDATA[New: Chinese Lantern Landscape at LA County Fair]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:45:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/luminasialafair.jpg
Four zones light up the night in fanciful fashion.

Photo Credit: LA County Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Bat-Signal Is Bright at Warner Bros.]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:17:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/batsignalwb1.jpg
A new light has been cast on a Burbank soundstage, signalling a popular tour's extension.

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]]>