Jun 23, 2015

Pow! Wow! Long Beach is here/Vitality and Verve is coming

After months of planning and hard work, Pow! Wow! Long Beach held its official kickoff event this morning. It announced to the media as well as neighbors the citywide painting of murals by a team of world-class contemporary artists. Lending words and sharing their excitement were our own Julia Huang, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, [...]

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Jun 15, 2015

The door is now open to the Psychic Temple

After years of planning, renovating, and getting up to code, the door to the Psychic Temple finally opened for business today. The second-oldest commercial building in Long Beach has been gutted, reinforced, retrofitted, and turned into a state-of-the-art creative office. The building’s old bones go well with computers, buffered by plenty of artwork. The fhird-floor [...]

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Dec 2, 2014

Architecture for Dogs and Humans

We are pleased to announced that Architecture for Dogs will be returning to Japan. From December 6 through May 10, the installation of doghouses created by world-class architects and designers will be on display at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa City. Admission is free, but one must register in advance at [...]

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Nov 5, 2014

Meanwhile, back at the Psychic Temple…

I returned to the Psychic Temple for the first time in more than a month and construction is picking up pace. The sidewalk has been removed so that it can be rebuilt sturdier than it ever was. (Farewell, prism lights.) Partitions, walls, and electricity are being installed on the third floor. I understand the rafters [...]

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Sep 17, 2014

#imprintpresents Jeff Hamada video now online

The #imprintpresents talk given by Jeff Hamada on July 18 has been posted in its entirety. In his blog, Jeff says, “Two years ago I set a goal for myself to say yes to public speaking events until I actually enjoyed doing them, and I’m excited to announce I may not ever speak publicly again; [...]

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Sep 15, 2014

Conversations in Place 2014 at The Rancho Los Alamitos

Thanks to everyone who made the trip to The Rancho Los Alamitos yesterday to enjoy the latest installment of Conversations in Place 2014. In addition to our own Julia Huang sharing her experiences and insights as a transplant in terms of geography and culture who has not only made a home but an impact on [...]

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Sep 12, 2014

Aaron De La Cruz at Camp Edison (Full Video)

You might recall our sharing Brandon Shigeta’s short capture of Aaron De La Cruz painting a mural at Camp Edison (interTrend’s temporary office while the Psychic Temple is completed). The entire video is now posted and ready for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!

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