<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usThu, 23 Feb 2017 02:20:53 -0600Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:20:53 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['A Particular Set of Skills': 'Taken' Prequel Set for Debut]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:31:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cliveclive.jpg
“Taken,” a modern-day, nail-biting thriller, follows the story of Bryan Mills in a new television series that takes place 30 years before the movie of the same name. As he fights to overcome the trauma of...

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<![CDATA['National Margarita Day' Drink Specials in North Texas]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:35:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/167*120/Mayan+Palace.jpg
Cheers! Wednesday is National Margarita Day. Several North Texas hot spots are offering specials deals to celebrate.

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<![CDATA[Zima Poised for US Comeback]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:47:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/zima.jpg
Get ready to finally peel yourself off of that bar stool you’ve been stuck on since the ‘90s—Zima is making a comeback to coolers in the U.S. Zima was discontinued in America in 2008, according to Crain’s, but...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Chamber Symphony Breathes New Life into Chaplin’s The Kid with New Score]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:09:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Kid+Promo+Image.jpg
Dallas Chamber Symphony will premiere a new score to one of the silent film era’s masterpieces, Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid, on Tuesday, February 21, adding a modern sound to a beloved story.

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<![CDATA['American in Paris' Comes to Fort Worth]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:46:46 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/american-in-paris.jpg
The award-winning Broadway musical "An American in Paris" is playing at the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: 'Fist Fight']]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:44:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vognar-fist-fight.jpg
The Dallas Morning News culture critic Chris Vognar joins NBC 5 to preview "Fight Fight," a new comedy in theaters beginning Friday.

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<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:25:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/restaurant4.jpg
Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were well behaved. Ferrari has since embraced the move and recently posted on Facebook a photograph of a receipt from his restaurant, Today.com reported. The caption reads: “It happens so seldom!”

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<![CDATA['Dora & Diego' Exhibit Opens in Fort Worth]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:17:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dora-diego-exhibit-fw.jpg
The latest adventure for "Dora the Explorer" brings her to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the "Dora and Diego - Let's Explore" exhibit Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[Schedule Change: 'Days of Our Lives' to Air at 1:07 A.M. ]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:26:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/days-of-our-lives-dool.jpg
Due to NBC News' coverage of a press conference involving President Donald Trump, Thursday's episode of "Days of Our Lives" did not air at its regularly scheduled time.]]>
<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Concerts, Cirque du Soleil]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:58:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sarah-concerts.jpg
The Dallas Morning News entertainment editor Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks for the weekend, including concerts and Cirque du Soleil.

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<![CDATA[North Texas Irish Festival 2017]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:02:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NTIF+2017+web.jpg
Music. Dancing. Food. Storytelling. Art. The North Texas Irish Festival is a Celtic celebration as big as Texas!]]>
<![CDATA[For Sale: Bethenny Frankel's $5.25M SoHo Apartment ]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:30:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/frankel-apt2.jpg
Bethenny Frankel is parting with her luxurious SoHo apartment in New York. The "Real Housewives" star's residence was posted on Tuesday at a whopping $5.25 million.

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<![CDATA[It's a Boy: American Girl Announces 1st Male Doll]]> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:21:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/prnewswire2-a.akamaihd.jpg
American Girl is getting its first boy character this season, Today.com reports. Logan Everett, a gray-eyed, brown-haired boy who plays the drums, is an 18-inch doll being released Thursday with Tenney, a female singer-songwriter. They are part of American Girl's plans to launch dolls with diverse backgrounds, experiences and personalities in 2017, according to a press release. "A boy character has been a top request from our fans for decades," Julie Parks, a representative for American Girl, told Today.com. Some moms have already been changing their 18-inch girl dolls into boys for their sons.

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<![CDATA[Dog About Town: Taking Out Your Furry Valentine]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:54:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*176/d05c585068454cc394acc81296af1044.JPG.jpg
Looking for somewhere to take your furry valentine on Valentine's Day?

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<![CDATA[Arlington's Maren Morris Wins Her First Grammy Award]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:22:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/BESTSONG_Maren_Morris_My_Church.jpg
Maren Morris, an Arlington native and country music break-out star, has won her first Grammy Award for best country solo performance.

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<![CDATA[Schedule Change: 'Days of Our Lives' to Air at 1:07 A.M. ]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:11:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/days-of-our-lives-dool.jpg
Due to NBC News' coverage of a press conference involving President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Friday's episode of "Days of Our Lives" did not air at its regularly scheduled time.]]>
<![CDATA[Dallas Black Dance Theater Celebrates 40 Years]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:52:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas-black-dance-theater.jpg
The Dallas Black Dance Theater is celebrating its 40th anniversary by preforming its annual Cultural Awareness Series in honor of the organizations history]]>
<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Valentine's Day]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:12:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sarah-lobster.jpg
The Dallas Morning News entertainment editor Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks for the weekend, including Valentine's Day ideas and more.

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<![CDATA[‘Tower’ Reveals Stories of Survivors of 1966 Mass Shooting]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:20:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TOWER-press-01.jpg
Keith Maitland, the director, producer and editor of Tower, a film about the 1966 shooting at UT Austin, wanted to look beyond the story of the sniper and reveal the people behind the grim numbers of the nation’s first mass shooting.

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<![CDATA['SVU' Actors on Show's 400th Episode]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:59:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LOSVU_S18_DKA_Horiz_2post-edit.jpg


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<![CDATA[Art Past and Present: From a Black Artist’s Perspective]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:11:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Talk_St_638B_SMU_1200x675_871074883802.jpg
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<![CDATA[Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:56:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/638a.png
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<![CDATA[Lady Gaga World Tour Coming to Dallas]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 05:52:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-633956162.jpg
Lady Gaga is using her Super Bowl buzz to announce her upcoming World Tour, which includes a stop in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Shakespearean Women Take Center Stage in "Women of Will"]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:39:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WOMEN_OF_WILLMatthew-Murphy-114.jpg
Tina Packer explores Shakespeare’s women in "Women of Will" at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts on February 3 and 4.

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<![CDATA[George Orwell's '1984' is Headed to Broadway]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:17:07 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1984PlayBroadway.jpg
The hit London stage adaptation of Orwell's timely novel will premiere on Broadway this summer, in a limited engagement production set to open on June 22 at the Hudson Theatre.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Turns to Chocolate for Shamrock Shake-Up]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:15:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/McDonalds_Chocolate_Shamrock-edited.jpg
It's a good day for chocolate-loving leprechauns. This year, McDonald's St. Patrick's Day-themed Shamrock Shakes are coming in a variety of chocolate flavors, the fast food chain announced.

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<![CDATA[Hooters Opening Fast-Casual Spinoff Hoots]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 05:47:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hoots-rendering-edited.jpg
During the first few weeks of January, “New Year, New Me” became a popular mantra. Hooters seems to have taken the words to heart and made good on its New Year’s resolution. The restaurant chain, known for its scantily clad female employees, has decided to launch a new fast-casual franchise that will still have wings, but fewer breasts.

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Super Bowl, Concerts]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:52:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sarah-donuts.jpg
The Dallas Morning News entertainment editor Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks for the weekend, including noteworthy restaurants, concerts and more.

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<![CDATA['Hamilton' Doubles Number of Daily Lottery Tickets]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:43:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/schuyler1.jpg
The renowned Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" has doubled the number of available tickets for its daily lottery.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Artist Explores Faith, Family in Large Portraits]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:21:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ftw-artist-Sedrick-Huckaby.jpg
Renowned artist Sedrick Huckaby has traveled the world expanding his knowledge and influence as a painter. His journey as an artist led him back home to Fort Worth.

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<![CDATA[Topping Out for Six Flags' New Roller Coaster]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 04:24:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The-Joker-Six-Flags-Over-Texas.jpg
Six Flags Over Texas held a topping out ceremony for its newest ride, The Joker.

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<![CDATA[Weekend Picks for January 28-29]]> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 21:22:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wknd_picks_1200x675_864888899770.jpg
Tiney Ricciardi from The Dallas Morning News talks with NBC 5's Johnny Archer about events happening in Dallas/Fort Worth this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Fort Worth Actor Wins Dream Role in Broadway’s 'Aladdin']]> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:24:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Major+Attaway+Genie+Broadway_Photo+by+Matthew+Murphy.jpg
Major Attaway is truly magical; he has granted his own wish. The Fort Worth native will begin playing the role of Genie in the Broadway company of Aladdin.

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: 'Toni Erdmann']]> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 11:48:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vognar-toni-erdmann.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' culture critic Chris Vognar joins NBC 5 to preview "Toni Erdmann," an Oscar-nominated German film.

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<![CDATA[Tiney's Weekend Picks: Frost Fest, Globetrotters7]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:48:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tiney-frost.jpg
The Dallas Morning News entertainment reporter Tiney Ricciardi gives her weekend picks, including Frost Fest, the Harlem Globetrotters and more.

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<![CDATA[Alcohol-Sensing Chip Bags Take on Super Sunday Drunken Driving]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 22:53:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/232*120/012617+tositos+prevent+drunk+driving+bag.jpg
The company says the alcohol sensor will turn a symbol on the bag red if alcohol is detected, while staying green if none is.

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<![CDATA[Art Past and Present: From A Black Artist's Perspective]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:48:44 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SMU+Art+2017+web.jpg
Commemorate Black History Month with the Multicultural Arts Alliance, and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum February 9th through the 23rd.

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<![CDATA[Find Your Purpose for a Longer and Healthier Life]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:29:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Blue+Zones+Purpose+2017.jpg
Are you ready to start fulfilling your life purpose?

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<![CDATA[Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:58:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PerotMaya2017web.jpg
Uncover a world buried over time in Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed on Saturday, February 11 through Monday, September 4 at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

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<![CDATA[McDonald’s to Give Away 10,000 Bottles of Big Mac Sauce]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:30:26 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/McDs-GettyImages-96324959.jpg
McDonald's is giving away 10,000 bottles of its Big Mac sauce to celebration its new Mac Jr. and Grand Mac sizes.

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<![CDATA[Olive Garden Unveils Latest 'Never Ending' Deal]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:54:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Olive_Garden_chicago.jpg
Olive Garden is bringing back its “never ending” pasta deal, except this time, it’s upping the ante.

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<![CDATA[Wygant Interviews Betty Buckley about "Split" Thriller]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:42:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/betty-buckley1.jpg
NBC 5's Bobbie Wygant sits down with North Texas native Betty Buckley, who talks about playing a psychiatrist in the new movie "Split."

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<![CDATA[Flight Problem Forces Bill Maher to Miss Dallas Show]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:25:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/AP_434289450517.jpg
Comedian Bill Maher tweeted that he would miss his scheduled comedy show at a Dallas venue because of a mechanical issue on his flight.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Chamber Symphony Takes Classical Music to the Streets]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:40:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas-Chamber-Symphony-Live---Jonathan-Jones-Clarinet.jpg
The Dallas Chamber Symphony (DCS) is proving classical music is not just for the concert hall.

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<![CDATA[Sarah's Weekend Picks: Inauguration, Fanfest, Comedy]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:52:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sarah-beer2.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' entertainment editor Sarah Blaskovich gives her picks for the weekend, including inauguration events, Texas Rangers Fanfest and comedy shows.

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