The freshly plastered main entry now hints at what the plans have in store for the Psychic Temple’s facade. But behind the arch, the ground floor is the least realized story of the building. And also the most photogenic.
The Art Theatre in Long Beach is both proud and honored to host the theatrical premiere of The Missing Picture. In the dreamy, moving, and award-winning documentary, director Rithy Panh uses handmade clay figures and archival photos to tell his own story of surviving the Khmer Rouge and coming to grips with the experience. It is [...]
The second and third floors of the Psychic Temple are open and inviting (click images for a better view) and they’ll basically stay that way. The offices of interTrend won’t be divided by many walls, cubicle or otherwise. Following the lead of Frank Lloyd Wright–who was following the lead of Ralph Waldo Emerson and other [...]
The Psychic Temple is in the process of being resurfaced–at least where there are cracks. I never noticed the starfish-shaped plates (above) before… Meanwhile, the front has been covered up even more. It turns out sandblasting was scheduled to occur this afternoon. Neighbors, bear with us. The noisy process should end tomorrow.