<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut Shopping, Sales, Deals, Designers, and Stores]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/the-scene/events http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:51:01 -0400 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:51:01 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport]]> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:55:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vibes+for+web.jpg
The Gathering of the Vibes will draw a crowd of 20,000 to Bridgeport’s Seaside Park for its 18th year of music, entertainment, camping and activities, held July 25 to 28.

Photo Credit: govibes.com]]>
<![CDATA[Maritime Cruise & Cuisine Returns to Norwalk]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:00:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Cruise-Ship-Generic-San-Die.jpg
The Maritime Cruise & Cuisine Fridays in Norwalk offers a sunset cruise followed by a three-course meal.

Photo Credit: NBCSanDiego]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Shobha]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:18:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/2012_08_Shobha_Columbus_Circle.jpg
When you want to look your best and you need your eyebrows groomed as well as other parts of your body tended to, Shobha is the place to go.]]>
<![CDATA[Looking Back on 2012 with 1st Look]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 02:33:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LOOKINGBACK.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as we take a look back at the best of 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of Adventure 2012]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 02:33:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BESTOFADVENTURE.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as she takes a look back at some of 1st Look's most exciting adventures of 2012.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of 2012]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:15:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1LK_3191_WEB_PROMO.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky to take a look at the best "1st Look" moments of 2012, Saturday after "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[First Lady's "Night Before Christmas"]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/michelleobamareads.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama teamed with actor Rico Rodriguez this year for the reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Springsteen Plays Mohegan Sun]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:29:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5+Seconds+of+Summer.jpg
Several acts are coming to Connecticut. Here's what you need to know about who is coming, when and where.

Photo Credit: Live Nation]]>
<![CDATA[Justin Bieber to Play Sold-Out Show at XL Center ]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:19:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Justin-Bieber-Sing-Hard.jpg
Justin Bieber’s Believe Tour will make a stop at XL Center in downtown Hartford on July 18 and tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for Clear Channel]]>
<![CDATA[Gabby Douglas Book Signing in Madison]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:47:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gabby-douglas-bars-p21.jpg
Gabby Douglas has also written an autobiography and that is bringing her to R.J. Julia in Madison tonight.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Yale Art Auction to Benefit Sandy Victims]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:44:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/art_generic.jpg
Yale students and faculty created and donated all works of art, including Rochelle Feinstein, a New York-based award-winning artist who has done many solo and group exhibits, as well as David Humphrey. ]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: "The Dash Snow Initiative"]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:25:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/dash-snow-initiative.jpg
Among the glittering events happening in Miami for Art Basel is a private dinner and auction presented by Chanel and Paddle8.com to benefit the Henry Street Settlement’s Boys & Girls Republic (BGR) and the Dash...]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Elephant Plays with Mom]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:50:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BabyElephant1204.jpg
The Oregon Zoo's new Asian elephant calf plays in wood shavings with her mom, Rose-Tu. The female calf was born at 2:17 a.m. on Nov. 30 and weighed 300 pounds.]]>
<![CDATA[Bon Jovi to Kick Off Tour at Mohegan Sun]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 10:59:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sandy+Concert+Bon+Jovi.jpg
The Saturday, Feb. 9 concert will be the start of the five-month worldwide tour.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[White House Holiday Decorations ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Michelle-Obama-Christmas.jpg
With the holiday season just around the corner, Christmas trees and piles of present decorate the White House. Take a look at some of its best decorations.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Rockefeller Tree-Lighting Time Lapse]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:52:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tree_add_P10.jpg
A time-lapse video of the tree-lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[The Meaning Behind Rockefeller Christmas Tree]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/134312125.jpg
This year's lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree represents joy and hope at the start of the Holiday season.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Lady Gaga to Perform at Mohegan Sun]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:32:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gagafashionthumb1.jpg
Lady Gaga will bring her Born This Way Ball to Connecticut March 3, 2013.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for U Music]]>
<![CDATA[Rockin' with the Rockettes at Radio City]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:51:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/rockettes1stlook.jpg
Join us for the Rockettes 85th celebration at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.]]>
<![CDATA[Join 1st Look for Game Night with a Twist]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:12:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/237*120/1stlookgamenight.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky and watch "1st Look" Saturdays after "Saturday Night Live."]]>
<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Holiday Edition]]> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 07:59:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/turtle-1217.jpg
From the Santa Bandit to the Grinch Cop, check out these weird, offbeat news photos — with a holiday twist — from around the world.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Make your Heart Sing at "Once"]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 02:03:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ONCE.jpg
If you're looking to spend some time on the Great White Way, make sure check out "Once." Join Ali onstage as she grabs a beer from the Irish Bar set and see just what it takes to put on one of...]]>
<![CDATA[See the Origin of the Universe at the Brooklyn Museum]]> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 02:33:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BROOKLYNMUSEUM.jpg
Showcasing some of the best and most diverse talent in the city, the Brooklyn Museum should be on every visitor's radar. With the art of Mickalene Thomas on display, no self-respecting art lover should...]]>
<![CDATA[Cute Baby Panda Named]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 19:18:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/babypanda.jpg
As is tradition with pandas born at the San Diego Zoo, the cub's name was announced in an official 100-Day ceremony, Xiao Liwu. The name means "Little Gift" in English. At the time of the naming ceremony, he was...

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Picks Up Her Pom Poms at Cheerobix]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:21:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CHEEROBIX.jpg
You want to see spirit fingers? Watch what happens when Ali Fedotowsky joins the cheer squad to get herself in shape with the coolest workout routine in Chi-town! Indigo Studio 213 W...]]>
<![CDATA[Try to Keep Yourself Afloat In Inner Tube Water Polo]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:57:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/INNERTUBEWATERPOLO.jpg
Water Polo is regarded as one of the more difficult competitions out there. When you add an inner tube, it becomes one of the most outrageous! But don't let the floaties fool]]>
<![CDATA[The Ocean Is Your Yoga Mat at YogAqua]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:42:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/YOGAQUA1.jpg
Imagine a surfboard. Imagine the ocean. Imagine Yoga. Now imagine all three put together. In Marina Del Rey California, they've done just that and have taken to new levels of transcendence. YogAqua...]]>
<![CDATA[Coldplay Coming to Mohegan]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:10:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/208*120/COLDPLAY+LALA.jpg
The tickets go on sale on November 16.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Rocks Her Way Fit at Pound]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:57:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ROCKOUTWORKOUT.jpg
There are a lot of alternate ways to keep fit but one new exercise class promises to bring out your inner rockstar. Get ready to pound your way to fitness! Pound / 888-281-1690]]>
<![CDATA[May the Fitness Force Be With You at New York Jedi]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:51:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NYJEDI.jpg
Is the force with you? It better be if you want to play with these health nerds! Ali grabs a light saber to see if she has what it takes to be a member of NY Jedi! ]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Gary Clark Jr. "Blak and Blu"]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:58:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/photo-credit-frank-maddocks-extralarge_1339614241131.jpg
Gary Clark Jr.'s debut album "Blak and Blu" is available now.

Photo Credit: Frank Maddocks]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Halloween at the McKittrick]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:03:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/Robin_Roemer_-_Nick_and_Sophie.jpg
For the Halloween season, why not go to an experience that will awaken the darkness, the voyeur, and the curious itch that has been waiting to be scratched.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Edible Selby ]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:17:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/Edible+Selby+Cover.jpg
Photographer Todd Selby goes inside the exquisite homes of some culinary figures.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Fashion's Kookiest Characters]]> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:03:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/halloweenannawintourthumbanil.jpg
This year, why not try a costume inspired by some of the wildest wardrobes in fashion?

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Net-a-Porter/Wonder-Costumes]]>
<![CDATA[Eat on the Edge at Dangerously Delicious Pies!]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2012 01:36:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DANGEROUSLYDELICIOUSPIES.jpg
Do you like to indulge dangerously? If you eat the slices coming out of Dangerously Delicious Pies, then you're living on the edge! Dangerously Delicious Pies 1339 H St. NE, Washington, DC...]]>
<![CDATA[Redefine Breakfast at The Griddle Cafe]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2012 01:36:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/THEGRIDDLECAFE.jpg
With dishes like "Devil's Desire" and "Chocolate Chip French Toast" at the Griddle Cafe, chef Jodie Hortze is making over-the-top breakfasts that have become L.A.'s must-have golden ticket. The Griddle...]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: CMJ 2012]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:58:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Born+Ruffians+1.jpg
Highlights from the 2012 CMJ Music Marathon. Click through the gallery to see what shows we attended this year.

Photo Credit: The Browsers]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Events]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LegolandBrickorTreat.jpg
Several cities and towns across the state are holding Halloween events.

Photo Credit: Legoland California]]>
<![CDATA[Learn a Little More From 1st Look]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:58:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Learn+a+Little+More+From+1st+Look.png
If you liked all the classes from this week's show, here is more adult-ed that will have you wanting to be a student all across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: Scratch DJ Academy]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:34:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DJSPINNINGCLASS.jpg
Learn how to be a DJ with Jam Master Jay.]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Fedotowsky Gets a Masters in Rum]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:33:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SMUGGLERS+COVE.jpg
Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco is consistently rated one of the top bars in the world. Martin Case has achieved this heralded status with his combination of traditional drinks from the...]]>
<![CDATA[Try to Get a Laugh at Upright Citizens Brigade]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:23:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/UPRIGHTCITEZENSBRIGADE.jpg
The Upright Citizens Brigade is at the forefront of improv in the United States. If you have comedy in your blood, you can come and learn the craft of improv for some of comedy's leading]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Learns How to Let the Beat Drop]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DJSPINNINGCLASS.jpg
Music industry Workshop is the perfect place to learn how to get the party started. DJ Ali-Fed hits the turntables to try and drop the ultimate mix. Music Industry Workshop 2443 N...]]>
<![CDATA[Make Yourself a Masterpiece at Den Art]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 01:33:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DENART.jpg
Art has focused on the human body for hundreds of years. So it was a only a matter of time before artists started to paint on the human body. Check out how to make yourself a masterpiece! Den Art...]]>
<![CDATA[New York City Food and Wine Festival Has a Ball]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:12:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/ny-food-wine-meatball-madness.jpg
Every major event should open with a star-studded gala, and The New York City Food and Wine Festival celebrated its fifth year launch last night with an inaugural ball... a meat-ball.

Photo Credit: Brian Mait / NBC]]>
<![CDATA[Dreaming of a Rich Christmas]]> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 01:46:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nmwatch.jpg
Neiman Marcus unveils its opulent Christmas catalog, with $1-million watches, sports cars and jet packs.]]>
<![CDATA[Grace Potter Sings for Fair Trade]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:55:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Grace-Potter-Joes-Pub.jpg
Last night singer Grace Potter performed a private acoustic show at Joe's Pub in the East Village.

Photo Credit: Eric Jankstrom]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Get Schooled with 1st Look]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:45:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/219*120/teachme1stlook.jpg
We're going back to school this week with host Ali Fedotowsky. Catch 1st Look Saturdays after Saturday Night Live.]]>