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Get a Sneak Peek of UCLA’s Brand New Pauley Pavilion

Bruins and sports fans alike can rejoice in the reopening of the newly renovated Pauley Pavilion at UCLA. The $136 million project to upgrade the arena started in May 2010 and took approximately 33 months to complete. The doors will finally open for two games this weekend, with the men and women’s basketball teams being the first to compete in the revamped center.

Nightlife: For The Record, A Thoroughly PostModern Musical

The PlaceBilled as a “theatrical concert,” For the Record is more like The Rocky Horror Picture Show set in a cabaret. In the last two years the series of...

007 Goes XXL: Introducing Taschen’s The James Bond Archives

When Skyfall opens on November 9, Taschen will debut The James Bond Archives, a 600-page, $200 megabook with 1,100 photos and arcane details about the superspy’s 23 films 1. Heartbreak...

Which California Props Passed, Which Didn’t, and What Happens Now

California’s vote for president may not have been a nail biter, but the outcomes of the eleven props on yesterday’s ballot were, for the most part, agonizingly close. Here’s a recap of which props passed and which didn’t, the policies each put forward, and what they will mean for the future of California.

DispL.A. Case #19: Barbie

The history of Los Angeles as told through the most famous of blond dolls with adult features and interchangeable clothes.

Essential T: Barbacoa at El Gallo Bakery

The very best Mexican foods start with the letter T—tacos, tortas, tlayudas. Here we showcase the tastiest “T” bites from the streets of L.A.The El Gallo Grill returned this...

Meet the Bloggers: Caroline On Crack

All this week we’re celebrating the debut of our four new Digest blog contributors. Sure, we know about their accomplishments, their publications, and their resumes—but who are these fine foodie...

Matt Biancaniello Leaves Library Bar

Photograph by Jessica KaminskiMatthew Biancaniello has left an indelible mark on the L.A. craft cocktail scene over the past four years. His delectable farmers’ market driven drinks completely transformed the...

This Week’s Farmers’ Market Haul

My trip to the farmers market (usually Atwater Village, sometimes Hollywood, occasionally Altadena) is the highlight of my week. Behold, my loot! Where: Hollywood Farmers Market When: 11/4, 8:30 a.m. 1. These...