<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usTue, 25 Oct 2016 22:13:33 -0400Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:13:33 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Loving' Premier in Washington]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:31:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016525282_1200x675_793294403848.jpg
Stars of the true life drama "Loving" hit the red carpet in Washington for the movie's premiere. "Loving" tells the story of an interracial couple who were sentenced to prison in Virginia for getting married in...]]>
<![CDATA[25 Halloween Events: Bar Crawls, Ghost Tours, Haunted Houses]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:27:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_316606412.jpg
Whether you prefer horrifying haunts or a boo-zy bar crawl, the D.C. area has something for you. Check out these events in and around the District.

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<![CDATA[Blackwall Hitch to Hold Edgar Allen Poe Night]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:42:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016523131_1200x675_793131587988.jpg
Halloween is just days away, so a little Edgar Allan Poe seems like an appropriate fare for your dining pleasure. Mente Lawson, the executive chef of Blackwall Hitch, stopped by News4 Midday to share a dish...]]>
<![CDATA[Obamas Host BET Concert at White House]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:32:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-616086728+%282%29.jpg
The Obamas welcomed some big names to D.C. on Friday night during BET's "Love and Happiness: A Musical Experience" concert in a tent on the South Lawn of the White House. The show featured performances by Usher,...

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<![CDATA[Michelle's Style Shines Through 8 Years of State Dinners]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:28:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/01shmobama20.jpg
First Lady Michelle Obama has been a fashionista for the eight years she’s been in the spotlight. Here are some of her iconic looks during various state dinners that the Obamas have hosted.

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<![CDATA[Bring the Kids: Kid-Friendly Fall Festivals in the DC Area]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 06:36:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_2217959561.jpg
The air is crisp and perfect for outdoor activities, but finding fall events that will keep your kids entertained can be tough.

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<![CDATA[Top Halloween Costumes for 2016]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:45:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-579181396.jpg
Take a look at the most popular 2016 Halloween costumes.

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<![CDATA[New Smithsonian Podcast to Meld Science, Art & More]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:12:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102416+podcast+listener.jpg
The Smithsonian is launching a new podcast Wednesday to dive into stories about science, art, history, humanity and the areas where they overlap. "From dinosaurs to dining rooms, this podcast connects big ideas...

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<![CDATA[Duran Duran to Play MGM National Harbor on New Year's Eve]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:46:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/102416+duran+duran.jpg
The iconic British rock band will perform at The Theater at MGM National Harbor on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, theater representatives announced Monday.

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<![CDATA['Prescription Chicken' Is Delivering Chicken Noodle Soup]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016509755_1200x675_792305219911.jpg
A company called Prescription Chicken will deliver chicken noodle soup to your door. "It's just the food that has the most connection to comfort," one of the company's founders told News4's Eun Yang.]]>
<![CDATA[Get Ready for Girl Scout Cookie Cereals, Starting Next Year]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:46:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/girl+scouts+cookie+cereal.jpg
Girl Scout cookie flavors are coming to a cereal box near you this winter. General Mills is teaming up with the Girl Scouts to launch a limited edition Girl Scout cookie cereal.

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<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Style Guide]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:14:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16296017638985-Obamas-BET-music-event.jpg
The first lady proves she's first in fashion.

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<![CDATA[What Could Be Scarier Than a Prison in the Dark on Halloween?]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:13:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016493534_1200x675_791256643611.jpg
The Lorton, Virginia, prison turns into the Madhaunter's Madhouse in a Halloween fundraiser.]]>
<![CDATA[Botanical Garden Glows Orange for Halloween]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:58:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Denvers_Botanical_Garden_Glows_Orange_for_Halloween_1200x675_790853187746.jpg
Halloween is on display at Denver's botanical garden.]]>
<![CDATA[At Decision 2016: Vote Your Power, New Generation Gets Involved]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:50:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Vote-Your-Power.jpg
A for-millennials, by-millennials voting event aims to get young people talking about the issues that matter to them and why their vote counts.]]>
<![CDATA[Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Make Her Opera Debut]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:58:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP352200093523.jpg
Fans of the Supreme Court and the opera are in for a double treat next month, when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her debut in Washington, D.C., NBC News reports. She'll be on stage at the Washington...

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<![CDATA[Howard University Homecoming This Weekend; Parade Canceled ]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:33:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/Yardfest+Crowd.jpg
Howard University will hold its homecoming this weekend, but some signature events will be missing.]]>
<![CDATA[Bao Bao to Move to China in Early 2017]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:04:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2016-10-20_0918.png
You have just a few more months to visit Bao Bao at the National Zoo.]]>
<![CDATA[REI's DC Flagship Store Opens With 3 Days of Classes, Music]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:45:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/161*120/live3.jpg
REI's Washington, D.C. flagship store opens Friday and the outdoor retailer plans on celebrating for three days.

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<![CDATA[Virginia Dancer Revels in 'Hamilton' Role]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:23:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sasha+Hollinger.jpg
A Virginia woman is playing an important part of history in the Broadway hit, "Hamilton." News4's Angie Goff reports.

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<![CDATA[Bao Bao Through the Years]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:37:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/11437304235_8d4b61413b_b.jpg
<![CDATA[Obamas Host State Dinner for Italian Prime Minister]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:13:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/thumb-GettyImages-615529002.jpg
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are hosting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, Tuesday night for a state dinner at the White House. Celebrity chef Mario Batali

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<![CDATA[Miley Cyrus Campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Virginia]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:26:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Miley+Cyrus+GMU.jpg
Singer and entertainer Miley Cyrus went door-knocking for Hillary Clinton at a George Mason University dorm Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Happy Howl-oween: Pet Costumes Rule!]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:54:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/PetCostumes-147696710644900001.jpg
Halloween is just around the corner, and this year Americans are getting the whole family involved...including their pets.]]>
<![CDATA[Former French Ambassador's Home Hosts 9th Annual DC Design House]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:02:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016461567_1200x675_789172803975.jpg
The former residence of the French ambassador is D.C.'s ninth annual design house. Allie Mann of Case Design/Remodeling and Betsy Stires of Frog Hill Designs preview the house.]]>
<![CDATA['Carousel' Making Resurgence at Arena Stage]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:10:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016461402_1200x675_789153859584.jpg
Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel," which first debuted on Broadway in 1945, is making a resurgence at Arena Stage. Nicholas Rodriguez plays bad boy Billy Bigelow. Rodriguez talks to News4's Barbara Harrison...]]>
<![CDATA[Cast From 'Freaky Friday' the Musical Talk New Production]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:08:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016461759_1200x675_789195331893.jpg
"Freaky Friday," the musical based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and the Disney films, is taking the stage at Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton talk to Barbara Harrison...]]>
<![CDATA[Cher Coming to MGM National Harbor in March 2017]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:38:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cher4.jpg
Cher is planning on performing her classic hits at The Theater at MGM National Harbor for six days in March with additional dates to be announced.

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<![CDATA[Kickstarter Aims to Restore Ruby Slippers at Smithsonian]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:04:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/101716+ruby+slippers.jpg
The iconic ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland are in need of a $300,000 restoration and conservation.

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<![CDATA[M&M's Are Getting a New Filling]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:09:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-452614600mandm.jpg
Your sweet tooth is in for a treat. Mars Chocolate has announced that M&M’s are getting a new filling - caramel. CNN Money reported that it’s the first time the company is using caramel as a permanent filling.

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<![CDATA[Manassas Ballet Opens Season With 'Frankenstein']]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016447799_1200x675_788345411643.jpg
NBC4's Barbara Harrison meets with the lead dancers of Manassas Ballet's season opener "Frankenstein." The spooky show inspired by the novel features international dancers and an original score by Kim Reynolds.]]>
<![CDATA['Dancing Deputy' Gets Into 'Formation,' Video Goes Viral]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:48:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dancing+deputy.jpg
A police officer in Virginia is going viral and causing smiles with his performance of his choreographed rendition of "Formation" for a pep rally at North Stafford High School on Friday.
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<![CDATA[Obamas' Final State Dinner Will Celebrate Fall Harvest]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:23:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/State+Dinner+Preview+101716.jpg
The president and first lady are getting ready to host their last state dinner, welcoming the prime minister of Italy and his wife to the White House Tuesday. News4's Barbara Harrison got a preview of their...

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<![CDATA[Garage Door's Toothy Halloween Get-Up Goes Viral]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:46:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5612846171.jpg
An Ohio woman's video showing her "monster house" decoration has gone mega-viral, with at least 23 million people in under a week watching a garage door adorned with teeth open and close.

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<![CDATA[Danish Dance Theatre Performers Visit News4]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:26:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016435200_1200x675_787572803610.jpg
The world-renowned Danish Dance Theatre is performing at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. News4's Barbara Harrison speaks with three dancers.]]>
<![CDATA[Target Pulls Halloween Clown Costumes ]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:34:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Clown+Masks+Clown+Generic.jpg
If you had plans on dressing as a creepy clown for Halloween this year you'll have to do your costume shopping at someplace other than Target. The national retailer announced it was pulling its clown costumes...

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<![CDATA[Spooky, Scary, Funny: Haunted House Reactions]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FEAR-pic-2016-09-19-rthumb.jpg
The Nightmares Fear Factory has been scaring poor souls for years, much to our delight. Hidden cameras capture the visitors freaking out in Niagara Falls, Canada. ]]>
<![CDATA[WHAT Cherry Blossoms? DC Is Utterly Gorgeous in Fall, Too]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:15:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1543450711.jpg
Cherry Blossom season isn't the only game in town -- autumn in D.C. can be downright stunning. Take a peek at previous years' images to see what we've got to look forward to when it comes to the sights at...

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