<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:49:32 -0700 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:49:32 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Michelle Obama Style Guide]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:35:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michelle-obama-AP19328115164.jpg
The first lady proves she's first in fashion.

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<![CDATA[Drag Performers Do "Sex and the City"]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:57:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SATC-Group-photo-w_-captions-for-each-character.jpg
U.S. State No. 49 namesake and top three “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant, Alaska, is saying, “Hi-eeee!” to San Francisco audiences for the next few weeks as part of the cast of “Sex and the City: Live!”]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood in SF: The Rock Films "San Andreas" at AT&T Park]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:01:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-21-2014-san-andreas-2.jpg
San Francisco got a little piece of Hollywood Monday when Dwayne Johnson aka "The Rock' showed up at AT&T Park to film an earthquake scene for his latest film "San Andreas."

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA["The Rock" Films Movie in San Francisco]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:28:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/111200432.jpg
An "earthquake disaster flick" -- our favorite genre -- is filming on the streets of San Francisco this week, with none other than Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson playing the leading man.

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<![CDATA[Go Gong-Wild in Berkeley's "Hack the Bells" Competition ]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:29:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/uc_berkeley.jpg
The sounds of Sather Tower are the focal point of "Hack the Bells," an audio remixing competition.

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<![CDATA[Batkid Documentary Kicks off Fundraising Campaign]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:25:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/batkid-thumb.jpg
The story of the little California boy with leukemia who transformed San Francisco into Gotham City for a day iss now being made into a documentary in the hopes of answering this question: Why were so...]]>
<![CDATA[Stores Offer Free Slurpees, Sandwiches and Discounted Doughnuts]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:25:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/slurpeeEDIT.jpg
Who doesn't like free food?

This week, 7-11, Chick-Fil-A and Krispy Kreme are offering some pretty great deals on free snacks, drinks, sandwiches and more.

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<![CDATA[Netflix Dominates Emmys with 31 Nominations]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:19:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/kevinspaceyemmy.jpg
The likes of "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black" are award-fodder, helping Netflix to secure its 31 Emmy nominations.

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<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes: Pizza Hut's Cookie]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:40:47 -0700 Click here for more. ]]> Click here for more. ]]> http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PizzaHutCookie.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.

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<![CDATA[Prince Asks Fans to Wear Purple]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:07:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/52461876.jpg
Purple Rain star Prince is headlining this weekend’s Essence Fest in New Orleans’ Mercedes-Benz Superdome. And to honor the recent 30th anniversary of his hit album, “Purple Rain,” Prince asked everyone to wear...

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<![CDATA[6 Celebrity Burger Recipes for July 4th]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 05:59:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/burger-466024983.jpg
The Fourth of July is an excuse to barbecue as many burgers as you can. Check out these six burger recipes from celebrity chefs.

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<![CDATA[New Transformers Movie is a Bay Area Job Creator]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:30:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/06-30-2014-ILM.jpg
In the Bay Area, the latest Transformers movie is more than a box-office smash: It’s a job creator.

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<![CDATA[Buy Heidi Klum's Gorgeous $25M Home]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:31:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/klum1.jpg
Heidi Klum is selling her luxurious Brentwood, California estate for $25 million. See photos.

Photo Credit: Nick Springett]]>
<![CDATA[Hardcore Devo at Fox Theater Saturday]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:49:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Devo+GGP.jpg
Post-punk, new wave rockers Devo had their first hit song “Whip It” in 1980, but years before that the group was playing, and recording, more obscure, low-fi tunes like “Jocko Homo,” “Mongoloid,” and the...

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Actress Cast in Aaliyah Biopic Sees Backlash]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:31:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/zendalaP1.jpg
Zendaya Coleman’s casting as the late R&B singer; Aaliyah, in the upcoming Lifetime dramatization of her life is causing a lot of controversy, mostly because of the color of her skin.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Lands Lucas Cultural Arts Museum]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:14:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum.

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<![CDATA[LGBT Pride Events Around the Bay Area]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:47:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/sfpride172002475.jpg
The annual San Francisco Pride Parade and Festival is just around the corner, so we've put together this list of pride-related events taking place over the summer.]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks Gets Into Soda Business ]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:27:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edtFizzio_Handcrafted_Sodas_-_Trio%282%29.jpg
Starbucks is adding what it calls handcrafted sodas to its menu to kick off the summer season. The company will sell three flavors of soda—Spiced Root Beer, Golden Ginger Ale and Lemon Ale— in 16 states, mostly...

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<![CDATA[Matrix Creators Begin Filming Netflix Series in SF]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:10:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/Wakowskis.JPG
The Matrix creators start filming of new Netflix series Sense8 Wednesday in SF.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[The Beauty of World Cup Host Brazil in Photos]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:29:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/brazil-AP267961456837.jpg
Gearing up for the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, get a glimpse of the people, places and culture of the host city.

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<![CDATA[2014 World's Ugliest Dog Contestants]]> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:29:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*140/Peanut-pic.png
Some of the world's ugliest dogs are high-tailing it to Sonoma for the annual "Ugliest Dog Contest.”

Photo Credit: Sonoma-Marin Fair ]]>
<![CDATA[Sense8 Behind the Scenes]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:19:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/Sense8-010.JPG
Wachowskis start Netflix series production in San Francisco.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[World Cup: Where to Watch]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:15:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wc494162559.jpg
From San Francisco down to San Jose, here are some spots around the Bay Area that'll do it up, soccer-style.

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<![CDATA[Might Journey's Steve Perry Perform with Eels in San Francisco?]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:16:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP05012108859.jpg
Apparently, Steve Perry, the reclusive former Journey singer, is a big fan of the Eels.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Les Claypool Brings Duo De Twang to SF]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:45:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Claypool+Whores.jpg
World famous bassist, and local resident, Les Claypool set to play SF's Great American Music Hall.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA["Despicable Me" Minion Mayhem At Universal Studios Hollywood At Universal Studios Hollywood]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:15:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/170*120/minioins.JPG
If you've always wanted to hang out with Gru, his daughters and the mischievous Minions from "Despicable Me," this might be your chance.

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<![CDATA[60 Bands, Four Stages: BottleRock Napa Valley]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 09:59:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/188*120/hurrayfortheriffraff_sarrahdanziger.jpg
Wine country's sound-a-fied summer season kick-off is nigh.

Photo Credit: Sarrah Danziger]]>
<![CDATA[Die Antwoord Puts the Zef Back in SF]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:41:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Die+Antwoord-037.JPG
Days before their third album Donker Mag drops on June 3, Die Antwoord had the Fillmore jumping at a sold out show.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![CDATA[Matt Damon Shows Up at Santa Cruz Roller Derby Match]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:46:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/matt+damon+emmy.jpg
Who knew? Actor Matt Damon turned up at the Santa Cruz Derby Girls over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Lady Gaga Fans Line Up Early for San Jose Concert]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:18:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gaga-th.jpg
Dozens of Lady Gaga fans pitched a tent outside the SAP Center in hopes of making it into the Monster Pit at her Tuesday night concert.]]>
<![CDATA[Montana, “Snoop Dogg” Host Benefit to Combat Gun Violence]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 06:41:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/05-29-2014-snoop-montana-2.jpg
Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and rapper Snoop Dogg are getting together with other big names Thursday night, hosting a benefit event to help combat gun violence.

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<![CDATA[Waterfront Property Offered to George Lucas For His Museum]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:19:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP44875530462.jpg
Star Wars creator George Lucas will be offered a slice of prime waterfront property for his museum of movie memorabilia and Norman Rockwell paintings.

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<![CDATA[Photos: Katharine Hepburn Estate For Sale]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:27:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hepburn+home+old+saybrook+.jpg
The former Old Saybrook estate of Katharine Hepburn is back on the market. The asking price is $14.8 million.]]>
<![CDATA[Oregon Police Host Orphaned Bear Cub]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 05:48:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/baby-bear-police.jpg
A young boy found an orphaned bear cub on his walk in Myrtle Creek, Oregon. The local police department temporarily took the cub in until its transfer to Oregon State University, before it will eventually find a...

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<![CDATA[Sean Lennon's Tour Van Burglarized in SF]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:50:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/021211+sean+lennon+FW11.jpg
Someone stole a laptop associated with a famous person the other night in Hayes Valley.

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<![CDATA[Willie Brown: Godzilla Good, But SF Must Be Destroyed More Often (On Film)]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 15:00:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/godzilla-th.jpg
Willie Brown, da former mayor of San Francisco, liked it in "Godzilla" when San Francisco was stomped out. And he's hoping for more cinematic destruction.]]>
<![CDATA[NorCal Mayors Back Tax Credits For Movies, TV]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 14:17:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/mad+men_topper.jpg
Mayors across the state are behind an extension of the tax credit for more locally-produced television programs and movies.

<![CDATA[Top 10 Most Popular Dogs in America]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:58:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/1cbf1d458442433ebd3e55c84735f351.jpg
The 2013 ranking of Most Popular Dogs in America, according to the American Kennel Club. For a record-breaking 23 consecutive years, the Labrador Retriever has taken the #1 spot.

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<![CDATA[Sklar Brothers Bring Taste of "Sklarbro Country" to SF]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:16:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sklar-Brothers-small.jpg
The Sklar Brothers demonstrate the ultimate expression of the special language twins share on stage. St. Louis natives Jason and Randy have been completing each other’s sentences and firing rat-a-tat blasts...]]>
<![CDATA[SF Working Overtime to Keep Lucas Museum Out of Chicago]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 18:25:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d2.jpg
George Lucas says he'll take his $700 million museum to Chicago. Now San Francisco is... striking back to keep the Star Wars creator's collection at home.

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<![CDATA[Ron Howard Has $27.5 Million House for Sale]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 16:14:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Ron+Howard+Greenwich+Armonk+house+main.jpg
Director Ron Howard's Greenwich house is up for sale.]]>
<![CDATA[The World's Most Expensive Desserts]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 04:53:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/threetwins1.jpg
Have an extravagant sweet tooth? Take a look at the most spectacular dessert options around the world.

Photo Credit: Three Twins Ice Cream]]>
<![CDATA[Strawberry Music Festival Canceled -- Again]]> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:27:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/0822-strawberryfestival.JPG
The Strawberry Music Festival is off for the second-straight year -- again because of the Rim Fire, according to reports.

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[A Look Back at the Royal Wedding Gown]]> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:57:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/royal_wedding_2014.jpg
Catherine Middleton wed her Prince 3 years ago in a spectacular, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen lace gown. Here's a closer look.

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<![CDATA[Guy Fieri Moves "Flavor Town" Home to Santa Rosa]]> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:24:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*229/82665333.jpg
Celebrity chef and reality-TV maven Guy Fieri is filming his new Food Network show on a set in Santa Rosa.

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