<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - ]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/the-scene/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:18:30 -0700 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:18:30 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Susan Sarandon Brings Her Ping Pong Bar to SF]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:31:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/susansarandonpingpong.jpg
Actress Susan Sarandon is a partner in Spin, a ping pong social club opening in San Francisco's SoMa District this winter.]]>
<![CDATA['Million Dollar Listing' Spotlights 'Starchitect']]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:24:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/rohstanley.jpg
The latest episode of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" dubs local designer Stanley Saitowitz a "starchitect."

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<![CDATA[Adam Levine Serenades Wife Behati Prinsloo in Cabo]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:45:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/206*120/adamthumb.PNG
Hollywood may be abuzz with the news that country superstars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have filed for divorce, but at least one other “The Voice" star is very happily married.]]>
<![CDATA[Redheads Spotlighted at 'Ginger Pride Festival']]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:21:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/234*120/myginga.jpg
Redheads will celebrate their hair color with their own Ginger Pride Festival on Thursday in Dolores Park.

Photo Credit: Calvin Michael West
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<![CDATA[MTV's 'Real World' Plans San Francisco Casting Call]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:13:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/real+world+san+francisco.jpg
A San Francisco casting call for MTV's long-running "Real World" is planned for August 1.]]>
<![CDATA[Friends, Family Mark Robin Williams' 64th Birthday]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:11:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Robin-Williams.jpg
Tuesday would have been Robin Williams 64th birthday. Williams committed suicide on Aug. 11, 2014. Although it has been nearly a year, family, friends and admirers are still reeling from the loss.

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<![CDATA[Amy Winehouse Exhibit Makes U.S. Debut in SF]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:15:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Amy-Winehouse.jpg
Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait runs from July 23-November 1 at San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[San Francisco Penthouse Listed For $9.45M]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:12:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/225*120/millenniumtower.jpg
A penthouse in San Francisco's Millennium Tower has been listed for $9.4M.

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<![CDATA["The Breakfast Club" Coming to Bay Area Theaters for 30th Anniversary]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:21:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/breakfastfathom.jpg
John Hughes' 1985 film The Breakfast Club will screen in Bay Area theaters for two days in March to celebrate the 30th anniversary.

Photo Credit: Universal Pictures]]>
<![CDATA[30 Years Later, "The Residents" Are Missing Another Eyeball]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 05:58:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/Residnets+Mr+Blue.jpg
$100,000 eyeball mask called "Mr. Blue Original" has presumably been stolen off of SF doorstep.

Photo Credit: Cryptic Corporation]]>
<![CDATA[Drag Queens Hawk Real Estate]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:14:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/belleofbernal.jpg
Mercedes Munro and Katya Smirnoff-Skyy are the latest movers and shakers in San Francisco real estate.

Photo Credit: Danielle Lazier and Michael Minson
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<![CDATA["Fifty Shades of Grey" Distracts Sacramento Drivers]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/50ShadesDriveThru.jpg
Opening weekend for the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" included some unwilling viewers. The movie is being shown at the West Wind Drive-In theater in Sacramento, right off Highway 50.

Photo Credit: KCRA]]>
<![CDATA[Trailer Park Boys Stop at Oakland's Paramount Theatre]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:50:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/trailerparkboysorg.jpg
Trailer Park Boys will bring their Still Drunk, High & Unemployed Tour to Oakland's Paramount Theatre on February 17.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Musician Wins NPR Tiny Desk Contest]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:14:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/npr-th.jpg
An Oakland musician whose soulful blues-y twang beat out 7,000 other video entries took home the unprecedented title of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Contest.
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<![CDATA[Oakland Child Trafficking Epidemic Inspires Play]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 18:43:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/TC_HighRes1_EmilioVigilCROP.jpg
Playwright Tracie Collins has been inspired by Oakland's child prostitution problem to create a stage show called "Cold Piece of Werk."

Photo Credit: Emilio Vigil
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<![CDATA[2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/beachProposal.jpg
Photos: 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am]]>
<![CDATA[New Music Video of Slain Rapper Emerges]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:48:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/jackafreewayvideo.jpg
A new music video featuring slain Bay Area rapper The Jacka and frequent collaborative partner Freeway has been released. There has been no movement in the murder case.

Photo Credit: Empire Distribution
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<![CDATA[Andy Samberg: From Bay Area to "SNL"]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:59:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/samberg-roots.jpg
Berkeley Unified School District spokesman Mark Coplan says when Andy Samberg was a teenager, he and his other "SNL" friends – Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone – were hilarious, and bound for comedy stardom.

Photo Credit: Mark Coplan / Berkeley Unified School District
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<![CDATA[Famous Pianist Plays Free Concert in Hospital Lobby]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:53:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Katya_Carnegie_20141227-014.jpg
Katya Grineva, a romantic pianist who regularly plays at Carnegie Hall, will give a free performance at San Jose's Good Samaritan Hospital on Feb. 10.

Photo Credit: Andre Chow]]>
<![CDATA[E-40, Too $hort to Headline SAP Center]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:38:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/earlstevenskrushgroove.jpg
Bay Area rappers E-40 and Too $hort will be headline performers at the Krush Groove show at San Jose's SAP Center on April 17.

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA["Better Off Dead" Live Reading Set For SF Sketchfest]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:02:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Savage-Steve-Holland-photo.jpg
Savage Dynamite—could be a one hit wonder from MTV’s video heyday, but actually it’s the union of two teen comedy cult icons, Savage Steve Holland and Napoleon Dynamite.]]>
<![CDATA[Grateful Dead Fans Flood Stinson Beach With Mail]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:05:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/86272000.jpg
Fans of the Grateful Dead seeking tickets to the final shows at Chicago's Soldier Field from July 3 to 5 were asked to send a request to Stinson Beach. Some 60,000 did.

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<![CDATA[Single-Day BottleRock Tickets Set to Go On Sale]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:02:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bottlerocknapaballoons.jpg
General admission single-day tickets for the third annual BottleRock Music Festival music, food, wine and brew festival (May 29-31, 2015) go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 28 at BottleRockNapaValley.com and...]]>
<![CDATA[Grumpy Cat to Visit San Francisco]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:44:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/477158783.jpg
Grumpy Cat is on his way here. And Grumpy Cat does not care.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for SXSW
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<![CDATA[Former Grateful Dead Manager Dies at 73 ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:28:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rock-scully.jpg
Rock Scully, the former Grateful Dead manager, has died of lung cancer near his home in Monterey. Celebration of his life scheduled for Saturday night at Slim's in San Francisco.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[Robin Williams' Former Napa Estate Listed For $25.9 Million]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:40:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/robin-williams-home.jpg
The Villa of Smiles, Robin Williams's former Napa Valley estate, is back on the market. And at $25.9 million, it's 13 percent cheaper.

Photo Credit: Coldwell Banker Previews International]]>
<![CDATA[Mindy Kaling Shoots Sitcom in San Francisco]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:03:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kaling-instagram.jpg
'The Mindy Project' filmed in San Francisco on November 18, stopping at locations including Lombard Street, City Lights and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Photo Credit: @MindyKaling / Instagram
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<![CDATA[Neil Young Announces Starbucks Boycott]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:40:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/478056495.jpg
Neil Young is advocating a blanket ban of Starbucks after the coffee company joined in with Monsanto on a lawsuit against Vermont over food labeling.

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Superhero Hopefuls Converge on Emeryville]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:51:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/superhero-auditions.jpg
The road to Marvel Universe Live! begins in Emeryville.]]>
<![CDATA[Art of Eleanor Coppola on Display at Sonoma Museum]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:26:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Eleanor-Coppola-pic.jpg
The public largely knows Eleanor Coppola as the wife of director Francis Ford Coppola, but those who know her also know her as a consummate artisan who is compelled to create. Fifty years’ worth of her...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.
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<![CDATA[Improv Puppet Show Set for San Francisco Run]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:14:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Puppet-Up-1.jpg
Picture a mash up of “The Muppet Show” and “Whose Line is It Anyway?” and you’ll have an idea of what to expect from “Puppet Up! - Uncensored,” an improv comedy puppet show returning to San Francisco, Nov.

Photo Credit: Puppet Up! - Uncensored]]>
<![CDATA[Carol Channing Serenaded By SF Students]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:55:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/channing-Carol-2.jpg
The Broadway baby who brought Dolly Levi to life was serenaded with “Hello, Carol!” by the Lowell chorus and jazz band (a few audience members joined in, too) when she visited her alma mater and appeared in the...

Photo Credit: Corey Andrew]]>
<![CDATA[Damon Wayans, App Maven, Slated For Samsung Conference]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:23:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Damon-Wayans.jpg
Damon Wayans is in the Bay Area to perform at Cobb’s Comedy Club in SF Nov. 6-9, then he’ll moderate a panel about global reach for mobile apps at the Samsung Developer Conference this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Cameron Esposito Haunts SF Night After Halloween]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:35:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CameronEsposito_By-Mandee-Johnson.red_.jpg
Cameron Esposito gave this column the exclusive scoop that she will host a costume contest on the stage of The Independent at 628 Divisadero in San Francisco, on Sunday, November 1, to close out the big holiday...

Photo Credit: Mandee Johnson Photography | CleftClips]]>
<![CDATA[Family to Pay Musical Tribute to Hardly Strictly Founder]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:48:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rosatohardly.jpg
They’re probably the least famous band at this year’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. Some didn’t take up instruments until a year ago. But chances are, when the Go To Hell Man Clan takes the Rooster...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Music Venues Use Technology to Disable Smartphone Use]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:26:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/smartphone+generic.jpg
Sick of smartphones ruining your concert experience? Then look no further than Yondr, which is already available at music venues in San Francisco and Oakland.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA["Royals" Banned from SF Radio Station Playlist]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:23:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*235/73557949.jpg
Folks who wanted a break from Lorde are in for a treat: for the duration of the World Series, there will be no "Royals" played on KFOG.

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<![CDATA[Woman, 75, Still Missing in SoCal]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:57:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sally+estabrook.jpg
The search grew on Monday for a woman with Alzheimer’s disease who disappeared from a Julian campground over the weekend without a trace. Sally Estabrook, the 75-year-old mother-in-law of Megadeth frontman Dave...

Photo Credit: San Diego County Sheriff's Department ]]>
<![CDATA[San Jose Author Receives Steinbeck Award]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:26:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/k-hosseini.jpg
Khaled Hosseini, who lived in San Jose after his family's escape from Afghanistan and lives today in Northern California, is receiving the John Steinbeck Award today in San Jose.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[Original "Real World" SF Condo Available to Rent]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:00:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/realworldsanfrancisco.jpg
Before there was an Internet or smartphones pervading every facet of our lives, there was the Real World house in San Francisco. Now is your chance to live in the same place Puck got evicted from.

Photo Credit: Madison Bear]]>
<![CDATA[30 Rock Alum to Perform at SF's Eureka Theatre]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:26:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Scott-Adsit-photo-by-Dan-Dion.jpg
We have no idea what Scott Adsit is going to do or say, and neither does he, when he returns to San Francisco to perform on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20, at the Eureka Theater. Of course, that’s...

Photo Credit: Dan Dion ]]>
<![CDATA[Tool's Danny Carey with Primus for Special Shows]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:05:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Primus+Tool-001.JPG
Tool drummer Danny Carey sat in with Primus while Tim "Herb" Alexander recovers from heart surgery. The first of three shows was at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago. The last is Friday, Sept. 19 in Denver.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![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.

Photo Credit: Josh Keppel]]>
<![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
Rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested in Southern California on weapons charges by police investigating a deadly shooting at Wiz Khalifa's Friday night concert in the Bay Area, police said Monday.

Photo Credit: Mountain View Police Department]]>
<![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
August 29, 1966, stands out for Rich Bandoni. Even among all the days since, that day of his life returns with ease. He was 9 years old that day, when he hopped a San Francisco Muni bus and headed to Candlestick...

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