<![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 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:09:37 -0700 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:09:37 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Happy 60th, Gumby! Citrus College Fetes an Icon]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:09:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gumbyGettyImages-74017329.jpg
The still-bendable mid-century icon'll get a three-day fest + exhibit.

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<![CDATA[Fifth Sunday: $1 Sips at 1933 Bars]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:29:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/BigfootLodgeDarkandStormy1933Group.jpg
Lift a fancy cocktail high to this rare calendar event.

Photo Credit: 1933 Group]]>
<![CDATA[Bathtub Girl Meets Luke Bryan: 'I Love Him']]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:42:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Ava_Finley_Luke_Bryan.png
A little girl tries to tell her dad who she loves but struggles. The man who stole the two-year-old's heart is none other than country singer Luke Bryan. The video of the father-daughter episode went viral...

Photo Credit: Adrian Finley
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<![CDATA[Tinseltown Tastes: Sunset & Dine]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:29:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sunsetanddinemelodiesimond.jpg
Get to know the goodly grub of the Sunset and Vine area, over one bite-packed night.

Photo Credit: Melodie Simond]]>
<![CDATA[A La Carte Good Times: LA Food & Wine]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:08:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_113265007.jpg
Want to dip into just a demo or dining experience or two? You can.

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<![CDATA[Draw Your Portrait on a Lemon, Get Lemonade]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:15:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/lemonadefallenfruit.jpg
A free Fallen Fruit festivity is about art, community, story, and refreshing beverages.

Photo Credit: Fallen Fruit]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: LA Craft Beer Crawl]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:16:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/labeercrawl221221.jpg
Seven bars, dozens of sips. Plus: last Dance Downtown, Elvis Fest, Lemonade Stand, Outdoor Films

Photo Credit: LA Beer Crawl]]>
<![CDATA[Mesmerizing: Pelagic Red Crabs at San Miguel]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:02:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pelagiccrabs_jeffharris.jpg
Hypnotic video of the crustaceans, taken near the Channel Islands, has ties to the upcoming winter.

Photo Credit: Jeff Harris]]>
<![CDATA[Broad Museum: Advance (Free) Tickets Announced]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:59:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/broadnightiwanbaan.jpg
Want to see the contemporary art museum soon after its September opening? Better book your slot.

Photo Credit: Iwan Baan]]>
<![CDATA[National Dog Day: Californians Heart Their Canines]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:58:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/poochshutterstock123.jpg
A four-paw'd poll shows Golden Staters to be pretty stuck on their pooches.

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<![CDATA[A Caboodle of Elvises: Kingly OC Fest]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:58:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ocelvis2014ElviandElvisina.jpg
Tribute artists and swooning fans'll love on the croon, in Costa Mesa.

Photo Credit: OC Market Place]]>
<![CDATA[New: The Banana Pudding Cupcake]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:52:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/magnoliabananapudding12345.jpg
Banana Lovers Day takes on a luscious twist, at Magnolia Bakery.

Photo Credit: Magnolia Bakery]]>
<![CDATA[Free: Rooftop Cinema in Pasadena]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:06:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pasrooftopcinema123.jpg
Make for South Lake for two September Saturdays of family movie fun times.

Photo Credit: Akiko Whalen]]>
<![CDATA[Happy 90th, Alex Theatre]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:43:31 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/221*120/alextheatreglendale90.jpg
The Glendale landmark throws a big bash in honor of its nonagintennial.

Photo Credit: Alex Theatre]]>
<![CDATA[Treasures of the Waves: Surf Auction]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:55:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/217*120/boardsurfauction1.jpg
Bid on beautiful boards and help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Photo Credit: Griff's Grooming & Barbering]]>
<![CDATA[Mexican Curly Fries: LA Fair's Yummy Eats]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:23:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rsz_juicys_mexican_curly_frieslafair.jpg
Offbeat edibles on Pomona plates? It's a September tradition.

Photo Credit: LA Fair]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Dances to Cheer Up Sick Child ]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 03:47:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/173*120/breakdance.PNG
A San Francisco police officer busted some serious moves to cheer up Colren Guerra, a cancer patient in San Francisco. Marte's uniform didn't stop him from taking on the break dance challenge, right after...
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<![CDATA[3,000 Spheres to Float at MacArthur Park Lake]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:20:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/floatingspheresmacarthur.JPG
The over-sized vinyl orbs are part of a large-scale "Portraits of Hope" artwork.

Photo Credit: Portraits of Hope]]>
<![CDATA[FYF Fest: Get Fashion-Inspired]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:21:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fyfGettyImages-177675680.jpg
What's the look at the mondo alt-indie music weekend? Peek at past ideas before making for the LA Memorial Sports Arena and Exposition Park party.

Photo Credit: Matt Cowan/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tickets on Sale: Clifton's Opening to Help LA Conservancy]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:00:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/cliftonssignsept.jpg
The fundraiser fetes the debut of the historic cafeteria's extensive renovations.

Photo Credit: Clifton's Cafeteria]]>
<![CDATA[Apple-Up, LA: Mondo Cider Fest]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:02:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/applesciderGettyImages-129214286.jpg
It's like fall in a glass, with a grown-up twist. Ready to try a few?

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Rude Restaurant Server on Video]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:17:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/11137110_10152876011048299_1762192408383809822_n.jpg
Most Chicagoans know that when you go to the restaurant, Ed Debevic’s, you shouldn’t expect the nicest servers. In fact, you should prepare for incredibly rude ones.

Photo Credit: Ed Debevic's
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<![CDATA[Weekend: FYF Fest]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:11:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fyfGettyImages-178139761+%281%29.jpg
The two-day music-everything extravaganza readies its roll. Plus: Nisei Week, LA Taco Fest, Silent Disco, zoo party

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Silent Disco Downtown: Quiet(ish) Dancing]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:59:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/198*120/silentdisco292382.jpg
The Music Center winds down its summer dance series with an unusual headphones-only beat.

Photo Credit: Music Center]]>
<![CDATA[Zany Zoo Night: Games, Eats, '80s Tunes]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:22:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GL-RoaringNights15-Jenga.jpg
It's the last grown-up zoo-based bash of the summer (and it is going big).

Photo Credit: Jamie Pham]]>
<![CDATA['Desirable' List: LA's #7 (out of 3,111 Counties)]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:38:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/labeachGettyImages-2778314.jpg
The "natural amenities" map, shared in the Washington Post, glows over the Golden State.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[LA Landmark Makes Lonely Planet Ultimate List]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:38:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/griffith1234GettyImages-72370591+%281%29.jpg
It's a roster of the world's wonders, with a single LA showing.

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<![CDATA[LA Taco Festival Heads to Grand Park]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:40:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tacoaugust1234shutterstock.jpg
The mega everything-in-a-tortilla bash sets up in the City Hall-adjacent location.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[On Sale Now: Halloween Horror Nights Tickets]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 21:59:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/mmyershalloweenhhn.jpg
The Universal Studios Hollywood shriek-tastic happening opens in a month. Scream!

Photo Credit: Halloween Horror Nights]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks to Offer Wine, Macaroni and Cheese ]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:54:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/starbucks.jpg
Starbucks will now include an ‘evening menu’ in addition to the breakfast and snack options that made it famous.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/National Geographic]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Penguin Dives Into Life at the Aquarium]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:56:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/08-18-2015-penguin-chick-long-beach-2.JPG
Southern California's newest feathered friend made its debut Tuesday morning at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Lily, a Magellanic penguin chick, was born at the aquarium on June 5 and joined...

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[19,700 Hot Dogs: OC Fair, by the Numbers]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:43:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bamdog9292932.jpg
The Costa Mesa party may be over, but what foods ruled intrigues.

Photo Credit: OC Fair]]>
<![CDATA[At Auction: California Concert Poster Icon]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:42:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/byrdfollies1.jpg
Artist David Byrd gave the famous Fillmore East style much of its '60s oomph.

Photo Credit: David Edward Byrd]]>
<![CDATA[Fall Foreshadow: Pumpkin Treat Time Arrives]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:41:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/SEXYAROMAS78.jpg
Autumn's unofficial official flavor makes an August stand.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock ]]>
<![CDATA[World Premiere: 'Mummies' Exhibit at NHM]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:09:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/nhmmummies8.jpg
The show, which opens on Sept. 18, is "an unprecedented look at North America's largest collection of mummies."

Photo Credit: The Field Museum/photo by John Weinstein]]>
<![CDATA['Frozen' Sing-Along Returns to Hollywood]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:02:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/frozendisneyelsaanna123.jpg
Better polish up your "Let It Go" before you go.

Photo Credit: Disney]]>
<![CDATA[Winter in Summer: Rose Parade Float Testing]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:52:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/floatrunphoenixdecoco.jpg
It's New Year's Day in August, at least on the streets of the Crown City.]]>
<![CDATA[Sweetgreen Santa Monica's Give Back Opening Day]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:17:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sweetgreensm.jpg
The fresh bowls 'n more restaurant will give the Garden School Foundation 100% of the first day's proceeds.

Photo Credit: Sweetgreen]]>
<![CDATA[Free Lemonade Fundraiser: Hot Dog on a Stick]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:02:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/hotdoglemonadeaug.jpg
Support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by visiting one of the classic hot-doggeries.

Photo Credit: Hot Dog on a Stick]]>
<![CDATA[Weekend: Nisei Week Japanese Festival]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 23:36:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/NiseiWeekLA2234.jpg
A parade and more await in Little Tokyo. Plus: cool-down ideas, sandcastle contest, D23 Expo, Tillamook day out

Photo Credit: Nisei Week]]>
<![CDATA[Swelter No More: Cool To-Dos Around SoCal]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:59:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_236774899pareja_patina.jpg
Summer has decided to show, but we don't need to sweat it.

Photo Credit: SHUTTERSTOCK]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Monica Soiree: Sunset Swim for Grown-Ups]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 08:50:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sunsetswimsmpoolannenberg1.jpg
The mercury is pressing upward, but the Annenberg Community Beach House is ready.

Photo Credit: Annenberg Community Beach House]]>
<![CDATA[Farewell, 15 Freeway: The SoCal-to-Sin-City Train]]> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:41:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/xtrainvegas029232.jpg
Will LA revelers ride the rails to their Strip celebrations?

Photo Credit: X Train]]>
<![CDATA[Vault on View: The Broad's Unique Peek]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:10:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/broadiwanbaan.jpg
The new downtown museum provides guests a look behind the art action.

Photo Credit: Iwan Baan]]>
<![CDATA['Dracula,' Halloween, and a Downtown Castle]]> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:20:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/dracula99ace.jpg
Visit Transylvania, by the way of The Ace, with composer Philip Glass in tow.

Photo Credit: Dracula/The Theatre at Ace Hotel]]>
<![CDATA[Opening Soon: Clifton's Cafeteria Now Hiring]]> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:59:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cliftonsjobhiring.jpg
The historic downtown eatery has been under construction for over three years.

Photo Credit: Clifton's Cafeteria]]>