<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usMon, 24 Apr 2017 03:39:01 -0400Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:39:01 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Langley Punks Reunite for Retrospective of Their Cult Classi]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:32:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/The+Langley+Punks.jpg
This weekend the Langley Punks will reunite in Silver Spring for a retrospective of their cult classics.

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<![CDATA[7 East Coast Music Festivals You Won't Want to Miss]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:53:02 -0400 Broccoli City Festival started in 2013 as an effort bring attention to Earth Day, and to help educate and inspire people about why its important to be "active and engaged participants in their community." This year, the Broccoli City Group is launching Broccoli City Week (April 29-May 6) with a wide range of events, including a 5K run and volunteering opportunities, leading up to the music festival. The festival lineup includes Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty & more.

When: Saturday, May 6
Where: Gateway DC
2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, D.C.
Want tix? Find them online here.]]>
Broccoli City Festival started in 2013 as an effort bring attention to Earth Day, and to help educate and inspire people about why its important to be "active and engaged participants in their community." This year, the Broccoli City Group is launching Broccoli City Week (April 29-May 6) with a wide range of events, including a 5K run and volunteering opportunities, leading up to the music festival. The festival lineup includes Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty & more.

When: Saturday, May 6
Where: Gateway DC
2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, D.C.
Want tix? Find them online here.]]>
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Summer is quickly approaching, which means that music festival season is also right around the corner. We've rounded up seven of the East Coast's most popular music festivals.

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<![CDATA[Record Store Day Celebrates Resurgence of Vinyl]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 09:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Joes+Record+Paradise.jpg
Saturday is the 10th annual Record Store Day, giving music fans something to celebrate.

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<![CDATA[4 Your Weekend: 'Unforgettable,' Ballet & Comedy]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:40:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018527785_1200x675_926715459686.jpg
WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley reviews the movie "Unforgettable" and talks about ballet and comedy events happening this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in the DMV]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:21:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/National+Mall+photo+for+Earth+Day.jpg
From a swap pop-up to cleaning up the Anacostia, here are ways to celebrate Earth Day locally.

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<![CDATA[The True Heroine of HBO’s Latest Movie, Starring Oprah]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:00:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Henrietta+Lacks+Oprah.jpg
From countless medical advancements to a family torn apart, the story of Henrietta Lacks’ cells is multi-faceted.

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<![CDATA[Old Metrorail Car Gets Second Life as Benches, Kiosks]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:05:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/imageedit_1_9090351644.png
A New York artist is transforming an old Metrorail car into benches, retail space and industrial art as Metro continues to decommission its 4000-series rail cars.

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<![CDATA[Steve Madden Brings Back the Slinky]]> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 03:13:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Steve+Madden+Slinky.jpg
From high-waisted mom jeans to crop tops and chokers, fashion trends from the '90s are back with a vengeance. The only thing that has been missing to complete that back-to-school look every girl in class had...

Photo Credit: Steve Madden]]>
<![CDATA[Halcyon Stage Hosts Cabaret Series for April]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:33:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018524700_1200x675_926434371715.jpg
Halcyon Stage, a program that hosts performances at Georgetown’s historic Halcyon House, is holding a cabaret series for the month of April. NPR’s All Things Considered co-host and Pink Martini...]]>
<![CDATA[Tony Award-Winning Musical 'Fun Home' at National Theatre]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:30:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018524705_1200x675_926433347988.jpg
"Fun Home" has been described as intimate, real and personal. The ground-breaking Tony Award-winning musical is making its Washington premiere right now at the National Theatre. Kate...]]>
<![CDATA[Queen Elizabeth II: Her 65-Year Reign in Pictures]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:19:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DiptychQueen1.jpg
With 65 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch in history.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Friendly Wineries Welcome Children]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:52:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018516748_1200x675_925859395931.jpg
Some local wineries are welcoming the whole family, including kids, Washingtonian Magazine reports. News4's Angie Goff reports on changes being made.]]>
<![CDATA[Heronfest Is Saturday at Kincora]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:34:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018516136_1200x675_925743171722.jpg
The annual Kincora Heronfest is this Saturday at Ashburn.]]>
<![CDATA[Capitals Beat Maple Leafs 5-4, Tie Series at 2 Games Apiece]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:51:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Caps+in+Toronto.jpg
Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie each scored two goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Wednesday night to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

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<![CDATA['In the Heights' Makes Spanish Premiere at Gala Theatre]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:54:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2017-04-20_1339.png
It’s the Broadway hit made famous by Lin Manuel Miranda before Hamilton. it's called “In the Heights," and it's coming to Gala Theatre in DC en Español.]]>
<![CDATA[Wild Food Crazes: Unicorn Frappuccino and Sushi Donut]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:31:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/starbucks-unicorn-drink.jpg
Raw cookie dough, sushi donuts, Nutella burgers and Swedish Fish Oreos are just some of the recent foods trends that have swept the culinary world.]]>
<![CDATA[Prince's Band 'The Revolution' Coming to DC Area]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:46:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/507241538-prince-and-the-revolution.jpg
Members of music icon Prince's 1980s band "The Revolution" are going on tour, and they're stopping in the D.C. area.

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<![CDATA[National Garlic Day Highlights Garlic Health Benefits]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:54:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018494771_1200x675_924500547875.jpg
Dr. Taylor Wallace talks with NBC4's Pat Lawson Muse about the health benefits that come from garlic like decreasing blood pressure, reducing flu and cold symptoms and the best ways to prepare garlic to get the...]]>
<![CDATA[Disney Reveals New Details of Star Wars-Themed Lands]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:24:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/199*120/Disney+Star+Wars+Theme+land.jpg
Star Wars fans are finally getting a behind-the-scenes look at the highly-anticipated themed-land under construction at Disney.

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<![CDATA[Tax Day Deals: Bagels, Beer and More]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:58:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_2237137901.jpg
Although it was pushed back a few days this year, Tax Day is here -- a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: 2017 White House Easter Egg Roll]]> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:06:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mainGettyImages-669382276_master.jpg
Children gathered to roll Easter eggs, hear stories and join in activities Monday during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn.

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<![CDATA[Roller Coaster That Stranded 24 People Reopens at Six Flags]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:04:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Six_Flags_Coaster.jpg
The roller coaster that stranded 24 riders in midair for more than three hours last week is back in service at Six Flags America in Prince George's County, Maryland.

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<![CDATA[New Hampshire Farm Lets You Do Yoga With Baby Goats]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/200*120/Screen+Shot+2017-04-18+at+1.40.45+PM.png
The latest fitness trend might just convince some people to slap on yoga pants, especially if they love baby animals. Jenness Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire, has gotten a lot of attention after introducing...]]>
<![CDATA[10 Discounts, Deals and Freebies for Tax Day 2017]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:19:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tax+day+deals+2017.png


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<![CDATA[2017 Coachella Pics: Music, Stars and Style]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:04:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/coachella-wk2-dillon.jpg
The second weekend of the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicked off Friday, April 21 and runs through Sunday, April 23. Check out the latest performances, scenes from last week and star-style...

Photo Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella]]>
<![CDATA[Smithsonian Folklife Festival Themes Revealed for 2017]]> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:27:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/folklife+festival.jpg
The Smithsonian has announced the themes of its 2017 Folklife Festival on the National Mall: circus life and migration.

Photo Credit: Francisco Guerra, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution]]>
<![CDATA[See Inside: Bob Simpson Selling Texas Castle-Style Home]]> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:51:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Bella+Terra+Simpsin+House.jpg
Oil man Bob Simpson, co-owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball team, has listed his medieval castle-style home for $7 million.]]>
<![CDATA[LIST: The Retailers Taking Hits, Closing Hundreds of Stores]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:11:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/imageedit_5_8282628521.jpg
For the retail industry's brick-and-mortar stores, the realities of online shopping and changing tastes have driven down sales, causing hundreds of locations to close their doors.

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<![CDATA[Biscuit Drive-Thru Restaurant Opens in DC Saturday]]> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:39:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/main-masonIMG_6034.jpg
The District's first Southern comfort food drive-thru kitchenette will open in Northeast DC Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Free Parking Along Nat'l Mall Will Soon Cost $2 Per Hour]]> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 09:08:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/parking+meter-national+mall.jpg
Getting free street parking and free spots in parking lots along the National Mall will soon be a thing of the past. Those spaces will soon be metered, according to a spokesman for the National Park Service...

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<![CDATA[Red Hot Chili Peppers Light Up Verizon Center]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:42:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/imageedit_1_6057762734.jpg
The legendary rock band stopped by D.C. on their latest North American tour.

Photo Credit: Andy Jones]]>
<![CDATA[Milk Bar Collaborates With &Pizza for New Cookie, Soda]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:58:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018432552_1200x675_920514627538.jpg
NBC4's Eun Yang talks with Chef and Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi and &pizza founder Michael Lastoria talk about their recent collaboration of a cereal milk cream soda cookie, as well as the same flavor in...]]>
<![CDATA[2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival]]> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:06:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-483607599-%281%29.jpg
Celebrate spring with the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival

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<![CDATA[4 Your Weekend: 'Fate of the Furious,' Kennedy Center Comedy]]> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:32:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018451730_1200x675_921773123665.jpg
WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley reviews "Fate of the Furious," comedian Maz Jobrani at the Kennedy Center and "A Raisin in the Sun."]]>
<![CDATA[Easter Egg Hunts Around the DMV]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:21:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_369845210.jpg
You might be seeing plastic eggs, pastel candy baskets and chocolate bunnies, and it can only mean one thing: It's that time of year again. If you're looking for things to do for Easter, here are some ideas for...

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<![CDATA[Easter Candy Bracket: Vote for Your Favorites]]> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 09:23:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/candy-brackets.jpg
Spring is in the air! Can you feel it? Warmer temperatures are here, Easter is around the corner and candy is everywhere! From chocolate bunnies to pastel-colored treats, we’ve rounded up 16 sweet contenders.

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<![CDATA[Pete Seeger Tribute Comes to Kennedy Center Saturday]]> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:38:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018446116_1200x675_921377859725.jpg
Tom Paxton, a performer in "Pete Seeger and the Power of Song: Tribute to a Folk Legend" talks to NBC4's Erika Gonzalez about his favorite Pete Seeger songs and his own music.]]>
<![CDATA[Walkable Food and Entertainment Ideas from AU Students]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:11:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/imageedit_1_7218717064.png
Students at American University created a web series called "Walk This Way," a quick guide to various neighborhoods and the best food and entertainment options they have to offer.

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<![CDATA[Washington Nationals to Host First Easter Egg Hunt]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:35:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2017-04-13_1732.jpg
Valerie Camillo from the Washington Nationals talks about the first ever Easter Egg Hunt being held at Nat's Park after the game on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Wawa Giving Away Free Coffee for 'Wawa Day']]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:19:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Wawa+Delco+Kenneth+Hilario.jpg
Looking for a caffeine fix? Wawa is celebrating its customers by giving away free coffee Thursday.
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<![CDATA[Woman Sees Her 'Slave Cabin' Birthplace in DC Museum]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:30:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/041117+museum+cabin+woman.jpg
A cabin that housed enslaved people starting in 1853 was restored and installed in the National Museum of African-American History and Culture -- and on Tuesday a woman who was born there saw her former home in...

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<![CDATA[Celebrating National Pet Day]]> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:06:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms-%282%292.jpg
Share yours by tweeting them @nbcwashington or emailing them to isee@nbcwashington.com!]]>
<![CDATA[Prince George's County's First Whole Foods Opens Wed.]]> Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/222*120/2017-04-12_0621_001.png
Whole Foods will open its first-ever store in Prince George's County on Wednesday! It's in Riverdale Park, right on Baltimore Avenue. New4's Justin Finch has more on the store's opening and a special bread...]]>
<![CDATA[All-Women Coworking Space Will Open in DC]]> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:18:31 -0400
"There's a real need for women to link arms and demand that our voices be heard, and take up space, and that's part of what the mission of The Wing is," she said. ]]>

"There's a real need for women to link arms and demand that our voices be heard, and take up space, and that's part of what the mission of The Wing is," she said. ]]>
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The all-women New York social club The Wing announced Wednesday that they will open a location in Washington.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Wing]]>