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The winner of Pershing Square Renew's redesign competition. Architectural critic Christopher Hawthorne discusses new Pershing Square design. Not everyone's thrilled with the new design. In an LA Times article from 1994, the design we have now intended to make Pershing Square "humane, inviting and romantic". All hail Queen Mimi, Downtown LA-born laundromat squatter. Your next Airbnb could be designed by Yayoi Kusama. Woman of the Night Gallery, or How Davida Nemeroff turned a need for an artist's hang into an LA institution. In new documentary, Hockney as told by Hockney. The see-and-be-seen scene of last weekend's MOCA Gala. The wonderful rise of urban super parks. Writer Mark Haddon shares why art should be uncomfortable in noting his love for Miles Davis' Bitches Brew. Making those in the shadows more visible, a look at Mexican-American artisans living in LA. Where to celebrate this weekend's Metro Expo Line opening.