Blizzcon 2013 starts today, and you'll be able to watch the opening ceremony on Blizzard's live stream for free. The ceremony starts at 11:00AM Pacific Standard Time, and you'll be able to watch it on the Blizzcon site. The rest of Blizzcon will be streaming too, but you'll have to pay $39.99 to access it. Show More Summary
Alison Schrager writes: This year, Americans on Eastern Standard Time should set their clocks back one hour (like normal), Americans on Central and Rocky Mountain time do nothing, and Americans on Pacific time should set their clocks forward one hour. After that we won’t change our clocks again—no more daylight saving. This will result in just two […]
[Content Note: Stereotypes and othering; Misogyny; Racism] Tom Jacobs at Pacific Standard has read new research in the European Journal of Social Psychology titled "The ironic impact of activists: Negative stereotypes reduce social change...Show More Summary
Critic's Notebook: The Getty-led Pacific Standard Time Presents series was intriguing in parts, but it lacked a clear central vision. It took me a few weeks to catch on, but the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series, whose final shows come to a close Sunday and Monday, wasn't notable just as a wide-ranging reassessment of Southern California's postwar architecture.
It’s official: Microsoft‘s (MSFT) update to Windows 8, Windows 8.1, will be available as a free update at midnight on October 18th, New Zealand Standard Time, or 4 p.m., Pacific Time on October 17th, the company announced today. Windows 8.1, which was previewed a couple of months ago, has been anticipated by the Street as a [...]
Go to quiksilver.com/slowdance today, August 8th to stream slow dance live for 24 hrs starting 6 am pacific standard time.Or go to iTunes to buy it.
We’ve curated the week’s best long reads with an upstart vibe and included a taste of each. This week features selections from New York magazine, Pacific Standard, Medium, The Chronicle of Higher Education and The New York Times Magazine. ‘Oh...Show More Summary
After the financial meltdown of 2008, market confidence in the real estate sector became close to non-existent. The mortgage rates which were falling slowly before 2008 fell even more after the financial meltdown. The economic recovery, coupled with the historically lower mortgage rates, is fueling new demand for homes. Source: Standard and Poor’s The above [...]
The 'Windshield Perspective' Pacific Standard Time Presents exhibition at the Architecture and Design Museum gets a little lost on Beverly Boulevard. For the last several weeks, the best way to try to understand Beverly Boulevard has been to head for a different boulevard — Wilshire — and the western end of the Miracle Mile.
Color LA Times archicritic Christopher Hawthorne unimpressed with MOCA's new Pacific Standard Time show celebrating the last 25 years of LA architecture, and with what it says about LA. He says it's "is marked by fault lines, generation gaps and...
This is the sixth and final installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, tracking modern architecture happenings all over the city during the Getty's big initiative. Check out our...
This is the fifth installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, tracking modern architecture happenings all over the city during the Getty's big initiative. Check out our previous e...
Wilshire Boulevard will be closed two extra hours for this Ciclavia. On Thursday evening, I will take part in a panel put on by Ciclavia and Hidden LA for the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in LA.
As part of the Getty?s Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. initiative, The Presence of the Past: Peter Zumthor Reconsiders LACMA marks the first time the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has explored its own history in the context of an exhibition. Show More Summary
After 20 years at the Getty Research Institute, Wim de Wit, the head of the architecture and contemporary art offerings there and co-curator of the current Pacific Standard Time Presents initiative on modern architecture in Los Angeles, is leaving the institution.
Southwest Airlines flight 2675 left Los Angeles for Austin around 2:12 p.m. Pacific standard time yesterday and was forced, with F-16 escorts from Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, to make an emergency landing in Phoenix around 3 p.m. after a bomb threat was phoned in, FBI officials said. [ more › ]
Quintessential summertime music makers Poolside are back with a new single “If We Make It,” and just in time too. It’s been nearly a year since the release of their debut album, Pacific Standard Time, and it doesn’t feel like summer until we’ve heard their dreamy daytime disco beats. With its airy vocals and vintage 80’s disco beat, [...]
Two winners -- one from each time zone (Eastern Standard and Pacific/Mountain Standard) -- will be chosen each week.
L.A. duo Poolside’s debut album Pacific Standard Time was a highlight of 2012, soundtracking countless laidback hangouts in sunny spots around the globe. As summer approaches once again, the daytime disco outift return with the first taste of their long-anticipated follow-up LP. “If We Make It” is just as lovely and languid as prior Poolside [...]
This is the fourth installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, tracking modern architecture happenings all over the city. Check out our previous entries: The Getty's Big, New Explor...