<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usWed, 27 Jul 2016 18:53:21 -0500Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:53:21 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Plano Woman Talks Upcoming TV Role]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:35:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Allison+Jancy+Weeks.jpg
Plano's Jency Allison-Weeks makes her acting debut as a member of the Charles Manson clan on the upcoming REELZ show "Murder Made Me Famous."]]>
<![CDATA[Dis-Chord: FW Musician Concerned About Orchestra's Future]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:38:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Orch+full+pic.jpg
When Paul Unger joined the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra 20 years ago as the the assistant principal double bass, he was excited about the future of the organization.

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: 'Star Trek']]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:49:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Chris+Vognar+SXSW.jpg
The Dallas Morning News culture critic Chris Vognar previews "Star Trek: Beyond," which premieres this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Blue Wine? It's Real, And Coming to U.S.]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:49:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/gik_bottles.jpg
A new bright cobalt blue wine from Spain is heading to the U.S.
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<![CDATA[Bath House Cultural Center and FIT]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:31:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*128/bath-house-aerial-photo.jpg
Festival of Independent Theatres fills Dallas’ first neighborhood cultural center with experimental theater.

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<![CDATA['Robot Restaurant' Opening in NYC]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:26:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_19724380454.jpg
Robots (and some hidden chefs) will serve quinoa to customers at a fast-food restaurant opening in midtown Manhattan later this year, according to reports. There will be no cashiers at Eatsa’s midtown...

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: 'The Infiltrator']]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:03:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vognar-infiltrator.jpg
The Dallas Morning news' culture critic Chris Vognar previews "The Infiltrator," a drama about an undercover cop starring Bryan Cranston.

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<![CDATA[Blue Bell Announces New Ice Cream Flavor]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:01:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cookie-two-step.jpg
In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, Blue Bell announced a new flavor of ice cream Friday.

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<![CDATA['Dine For Dallas Blue' Fundraiser]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 04:36:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dining-generic-plate-fork.jpg
A Dallas restaurateur and retired NYPD officer is stepping up to help support families of fallen Dallas police officers.

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<![CDATA[Free 'Dallas Sings, Dallas Strong' Concert Thursday]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:57:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Meyerson+Symphony+Center.jpg
The community is invited to join together at a free concert of uplifting and healing music on Thursday at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

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<![CDATA[Here are the 68th Annual Emmy Nominees]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:47:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/emmys-3way-thrones-oj.jpg
“Game of Thrones” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” dominated the list of nominations for the 2016 Emmys. But there were plenty of other nods for other shows. Here is a selection of nominees in top categories.

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<![CDATA[Nintendo Plans Retro 'Mario,' 'Zelda' Console]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 04:04:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NES_Classic_2.jpg
Nintendo said Thursday it will release the "NES Classic Edition" on Nov. 11, a $59.99 system that comes loaded with 30 classic Nintendo games.

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<![CDATA[Rock Legend Visits Dallas Tuesday]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:44:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CARL_PALMER_FEIN_INTERVIEW_1200x675_723466307875.jpg
Carl Palmer is making a rare appearance in Dallas as part of a tour in tribute to one of his famous bandmates.]]>
<![CDATA[7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:42:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Slurpee-GettyImages-106159890.jpg
There's no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a Slurpee, and on Monday it won't cost you a thing. To celebrate July 11 — or 7-Eleven Day — the convenience chain will be giving away their signature...

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<![CDATA[Misty Copeland Talks Breaking Barriers]]> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:22:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527358950.jpg
It's been one year since Misty Copeland leaped over barriers to become American Ballet Theatre's first black female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history. In an interview with "Sunday Today"...

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<![CDATA[Blue Zones Project’s Free Community Celebration Postponed]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:31:30 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/BlueZonesAli2016.jpg
In light of recent tragic events around the country and in Dallas, Blue Zones Project, Fort Worth has postponed their upcoming community-wide Power 9 Party at Panther Island originally planned for this Saturday,...]]>
<![CDATA[Cork & Pig Tavern Opens in Fort Worth's West 7th St Area]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:05:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cork-and-Pig-FW.jpg
There’s a new tavern in town and it’s putting down roots on the south side of 7th street in Fort Worth. Cork & Pig Tavern opened in June and specializes in two common comfort foods - pizza and wine.

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<![CDATA[Giant Slip-and-Slide Coming to Fort Worth This Month]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:03:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/PantherFest_Rashad_Dancer.jpg
"Slide the City" is bringing back a 1,000 foot slip-and-slide to Fort Worth on July 23.

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<![CDATA[McDonald's Adding McGriddles to All-Day Breakfast Menu]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:46:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/McDonalds+Breakfast+Menu.jpg
McDonald's plans to offer the sandwiches around the clock after testing the addition of the sandwich to its all-day breakfast menu in select markets.

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<![CDATA[Fort Worth Native to Star in Disney Channel Movie]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 04:55:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/162*120/MJM+dogs2.jpg
An 11-year-old girl from Fort Worth is making a name for herself in the world of professional acting.
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<![CDATA[Houston Teen Stars in Musical '42nd Street']]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:08:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/42nd+street1.jpg
A Houston actress and dancer goes from high school graduation to the leading role in "42nd Street," a production playing at the Dallas Summer Musicals.

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<![CDATA[Fourth of July Fireworks in Dallas-Fort Worth]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:56:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kaboom_Town_Fireworks.gif
We've collected where you can see the "rockets' red glare" in North Texas this Fourth of July.

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<![CDATA[An Evening With Al Pacino, Hosted by Gary Cogill]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:34:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AP_16174735558697.jpg
On July 30, Gary Cogill will walk out on stage at The WinStar Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma and introduce film and theater legend, Al Pacino.

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<![CDATA[Cogill Reviews 'The Legend of Tarzan']]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:34:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/The+Legend+of+Tarzan.jpg
More than fifty Tarzan movies have appeared over the years, from the first silent film in 1918, to eleven Tarzan films starring Johnny Weissmuller in the 1930s and 40s.]]>
<![CDATA[15th Annual Asian Film Festival Dallas]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:09:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/AFFD+2016+Web+Samurai+Hustle.jpg
Don't miss the 15th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas July 14 - 21 at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station.

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<![CDATA[Hold the Burgers: Meatless July 4 Grilling Ideas]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:24:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/grilled-veggie-split-thumb.jpg
The Fourth of July barbecue doesn't always have to be about hot dogs and burgers. The holiday is a great excuse to fire up the grill and throw on some tasty veggies that will make you forget about the standard...

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<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: 'The BFG']]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:55:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/vognar.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' culture critic Chris Vognar previews Disney's "The Big Friendly Giant," Steven Speilberg's adaptation of a Roald Dahl book.]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrating July 4th with the Music of America]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:00:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Fort_Worth_Symphony_Orchestra_1_JulienLambert_photo.com-HR3.jpg
Friends and families will gather together to honor this nation’s Independence Day with food, fireworks, and the music that uniquely represents America’s history and culture.
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<![CDATA[Baby Colobus Monkey Born at Dallas Zoo]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:12:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/colobus-monkey-baby-dallas-zoo-cu.jpg
The Dallas Zoo welcomed a new baby monkey to the Primate Place last week.

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<![CDATA[Cogill: "I Expected More From 'Free State of Jones'"]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:19:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/free-state-of-jones.jpg
NBC 5 movie critic Gary Cogill says "Free State of Jones," starring Matthew McConaughey, is a terrific history lesson, that will make you want to learn more, but it's an uneven film that may have been better...

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<![CDATA['Free State of Jones' a Good History Lesson, Poor Movie]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:20:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/free-state-of-jones.jpg
"Free State of Jones" is based on a little-known story that took place during the Civil War and, as a history lesson, it's terrific, as a film-going experience, it's not.

Photo Credit: STX Entertainment]]>
<![CDATA[The DMN's Chris Vognar: 'Citizen Kane']]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:01:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vognar-ctizen-kane.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Chris Vognar discusses the 75th anniversary of "Citizen Kane," considered to be the greatest film of all time.

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<![CDATA[Eat, Drink and Support the Arts!]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:18:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hall+and+Pyles.jpg
Craig Hall's donation of two restaurant spaces to Communities Foundation of Texas supports arts organizations.

Photo Credit: Kymberley Scalia/Hall Group
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<![CDATA[Fort Worth’s Fourth 2016]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:27:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/FW4+2016.jpg
Make plans now to celebrate our nation’s independence on and along the Trinity River at Fort Worth’s Fourth! The family-friendly festival will take place July 4th at Panther Island Pavilion.]]>
<![CDATA[TINKERTOY®: Build Your Imagination™]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:34:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tinker+Toy+2016.jpg
The CR Smith Museum invite you to bring your children to TINKERTOY®: Build Your Imagination™, an educational exhibit at the CR Smith Museum in Fort Worth now until September 10.]]>
<![CDATA[Taco Bell Giving Away Free Tacos Tuesday]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:44:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/1779076_10154087090319697_2553296908979305782_n.jpg
Although the Cleveland Cavaliers won the series, you can thank the Golden State Warriors for being able to score a free taco on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Texan With Parkinson's Tries 'Ninja Warrior']]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:52:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/anw-hopeful.jpg
Three years after nearly being disabled, a Texas woman with Parkinson's disease tries out for the show "American Ninja Warrior"

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<![CDATA[Review: Finding Dory]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:12:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/finding-dory-trailer-oficial.jpg
The Dallas Morning News' Chris Vognar reviews the new animated film, Finding Dory.

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<![CDATA[New Dating Site for Trump Supporters Wants to 'Make Dating Great Again']]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:21:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/233*120/trumpsingles.PNG
The new dating site TrumpSingles.com helps people connect with fellow Trump-supporters in their area.

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<![CDATA[INFOGRAPHIC: Doting on Dad, Father’s Day 2016]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:33:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-93909607-edited.jpg
On the third Sunday in June, many Americans will take some time out of their day to honor the nation's 70 million dads. Here are some statistics on how people plan to dote on dad this year.

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<![CDATA[DFW Residents Crazy About Sushi]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:55:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*160/10570064183958891957599948725540n.jpg
In honor of National Sushi Day coming up this Saturday, we are rolling out some interesting information on the popularity of sushi in DFW.

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<![CDATA[From Broadway to Tony Awards to DFW]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:34:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/LIN_GettyImages-539923986.jpg
Wanna see a Tony Award-winning show without going to New York? Be patient!

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<![CDATA[How New Overtime Rules Impact the Arts]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:00:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/generic+theater+seats+generic+shutterstock_79321708.jpg
When the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules go into effect on December 1, cultural institutions will need to cope with a new set of financial challenges.

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<![CDATA['Late Night': Look at the Orlando Shooting]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 01:51:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s3e122_382_closerlook_20160610_1200x675_705061443828.jpg
Host Seth Meyers processes the Orlando shooting over the weekend. He looks at the tremendous amount of support that came out of the violence. Meyers turns to consider the ease with which the shooting suspect...]]>