<![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 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:23:36 -0700 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:23:36 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rain Closes Main Gate at Burning Man]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:53:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/BM+2013-171.JPG
California may be in a drought but there's too much rain in northern Nevada.

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<![CDATA[Young Jeezy Arrested in Concert Shooting Probe]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:00:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08252014-jeezy-mug.jpg
When Nicki Minaj appeared onstage with Jessie J and Ariana Grande, she seemed to be a little too focused on keeping her attire on.

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<![CDATA[Fans Honor Williams With Standing Ovation]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:44:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ROBIN+WILLIAMS+OVATION+RAW_NBC_STD+-+00014211.jpg
Robin Williams got an unusual standing ovation Monday. One week after the tragic death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams, Bay Area fans paid tribute in a very public way.

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<![CDATA[A Day in the Life: Remembering The Beatles’ 1966 Candlestick Concert]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:09:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/87889554.jpg
You'd think beetles would show some love for one of the Beatles, but they didn't give any preferential treatment George Harrison's memorial tree. A pine planted in 2004 near L.A.'s Griffith Observatory in honor...

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<![CDATA[Aerosmith Concord Pavilion Concert Canceled]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:25:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP453154418157.jpg
The San Francisco owner of the "Mrs. Doubtfire" house feels it's quite appropriate he lives in the house where the late Robin Williams was transformed from a hairy-legged father to a more-than-svelte...

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<![CDATA[Robin Williams Was "Fixture" in Bay Area Comedy Scene]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:20:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2014-08-15-williams-credit-alex-stack.jpg
Robin Williams' daughter compared her father to a star in the nighttime sky and vowed to "keep looking up" in the wake of his apparent suicide.

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<![CDATA[Memorials for Robin Williams]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:40:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/robin+williams+hollywood+star.JPG
A collection of memorials to the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the age of 63.

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<![CDATA[As RatDog Nixes Tour Dates, Deadheads Worry About Bob Weir]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:43:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/98659766.jpg
Bob Weir, the former Grateful Dead guitarist, took issue with his audience's behavior at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley.

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<![CDATA[Sir Patrick Stewart Attends, Enjoys Outside Lands]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:51:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/stewart10.jpg
Fun facts from a party that drew 200,000 revelers to Golden Gate Park this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Friends, Celebrity Colleagues Mourn Robin Williams]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:39:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP080622020974.jpg
Robin Williams stood in the eye of his own humor hurricane, a human perpetual motion machine of comedy who unleashed manic streams of pop-cultural consciousness with the improv intensity of a be-bop great...

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<![CDATA[Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:27:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/thumb-tech.jpg
From tablet convertibles to smart watches and battery charging phone cases, here's a list of top back to school electronics for the season.]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:27:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/thumb-tech.jpg
Students and their families say registering for graduation gifts they need for dorm and school life helps them manage the growing costs associated with leaving home; average spending on furniture, supplies...]]>
<![CDATA[Gonzo Puppeteer Attends "Muppet Movie" Screening]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:23:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Dave-Goelz.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[Janis Joplin Stamp On Sale This Weekend]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:19:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08072014-janis-joplin-stamp.jpg
Municipal corruption, choking traffic, and the scenic coast: the next edition of "True Detective" is rumored to be truly California-centric.

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<![CDATA[Reports: Next "True Detective" To Be Filmed in Big Sur]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:56:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/true+detectiveAP607793760099.jpg
Municipal corruption, choking traffic, and the scenic coast: the next edition of "True Detective" is rumored to be truly California-centric.

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<![CDATA[Comedian Jim Norton Returns to SF]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:14:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08-04-2014-jim-norton.jpg
An actor who portrayed gang member Slim Charles in the HBO series, “The Wire,” was beaten and stabbed inside a nightclub in northwest Washington, D.C., early Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Dionne Warwick Knows Her Way to San Jose]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:25:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/warwick1.jpg
Facebook was down on Friday for many users, who received an error message instead of access to the social networking service. “Sorry, something went wrong,” the message on Facebook

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<![CDATA[Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:16:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/elephant8.jpg
Passengers in a car traveling through Topsfield, Massachusetts on Wednesday morning had a frightening ordeal when an ax became lodged in their windshield. They were driving on Route 95 southbound around...

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<![CDATA[Jerry Garcia's SF Homes to be Honored With Plaques]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:26:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-30-2014-jerry-garcia.jpg
A San Francisco amphitheater named in honor of Grateful Dead founder Jerry Garcia will keep the late artist's name.

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<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Style Guide]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:39:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MObamaBike.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
The stars of the 1984 film “Revenge of the Nerds” will be in San Francisco for a screening of the film and Q&A with The Nerdist’s Chris Hardwick at the Castro Theatre. It’s part of SF Sketchfest, which concludes...]]>
<![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[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.”

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<![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.

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<![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]]>