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Pacific Standard Time


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Standard time in the eighth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 120° west and used, for example, in the Pacific coastal states of the United States. Also called Pacific Time.

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  • proper n. the time of day in the time zone that encompasses the West coast of the United States

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States


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  • Pacific Standard Time 3:14 EST when the Mets were on the coast.

    One Season

  • In Pacific Standard Time, there are 60 to 70 exhibitions about the time period in Southern California between 1945 and 1980.

    Dr. Tukufu Zuberi: Now Dig Kellie Jones Talking About Art and Black Los Angeles: Part 2

  • This Pacific Standard Time exhibition explores the divergent paths taken by sculpture artists Ken Price and Larry Bell, who both started their careers in the early 1960s at the influential Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles.

    Bettina Korek: PLAN ForYourArt: January 19-25

  • With this enabled--remember, it's off by default--you should never have to worry about confusing recipients by sending e-mails with a Pacific Standard Time stamp while you're sitting two time zones to the east.

    PostPoints tip: Have your Mac pick your time zone

  • Opening day for this Pacific Standard Time exhibition, which leads viewers on a dynamic tour from the emergence of an indigenous strain of modernism evident in the hard-edge paintings, assemblage sculpture, and large-scale ceramics of the 1950s, to the subsequent development of iconic Pop images of the city in the 1960s, and the conceptual and material contributions of Light and Space art and process painting that fostered the advanced art of the 1970s.

    Bettina Korek: PLAN ForYourArt: September 29-October 5

  • So what exactly is a Trespass Parade, outside of being something blaring and whirring through downtown LA that is associated with the Pacific Standard Time initiative led by a madcap roster of artists, musicians, and dancers melding politics and art?

    Wyatt Closs: Hey Kids, It's the Trespass Parade!

  • Opening day for this Pacific Standard Time exhibition, which is comprised of an exhibition, two scholarly publications, and series of public events that document that contextualize and pay tribute to the groundbreaking work of feminist artists and art cooperatives that were centered in and around the Los Angeles Woman's Building downtown L.A. in the 1970s and 1980s.

    Bettina Korek: PLAN ForYourArt: September 29-October 5

  • As well as the opening of Pacific Standard Time, there are many art fairs in Downtown Los Angeles this weekend.

    Bettina Korek: PLAN ForYourArt: September 29-October 5

  • The Long Range | The Long Range is loosely related to the concurrent event of Pacific Standard Time in its resolutely Western orientation.

    Bill Bush: A Drawn Appearance: This Artweek.LA (October 17-23)

  • In addition to the fairs, of course, there's significant activity in the galleries, many of them piggy-backing on the much-anticipated Pacific Standard Time, an initiative involving "over sixty cultural institutions... coming together to celebrate the birth of the L.A. art scene."

    Peter Clothier: One Saturday: Art/L.A.


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