Posts Tagged ‘long beach’

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

Jun 23, 2015

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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The door is now open to the Psychic Temple

Jun 15, 2015

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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Architecture for Dogs and Humans

Dec 2, 2014

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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interTrend presents the Promenade Beer & Wine Festival in Downtown Long Beach

Oct 9, 2014

interTrend is proud to be the official presenter of the Promenade Beer & Wine Festival on October 11 from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. The second annual event will be held on the namesake Promenade between 1st & 3rd Streets (next door to our future home at the Psychic Temple) and celebrate the award-winning wine bars […]

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Meanwhile, back at The Edison…

Jul 17, 2014

Most of the improvements to the Psychic Temple are currently taking place on paper or underground. But what’s going on across the street at the Edison? The venue has been down since 2006 or 2007, but came back to life last year when Imprint hosted its Long Beach: Work in Progress event. The stage and […]

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Psychic Temple Update (June 6, 2014)

Jun 6, 2014

I was able to enter the Psychic Temple today and the structural work is close to being finished. Just a few more details to go, such as the fire escapes and main entry… Now the sidewalks are being torn up to install new electrical, plumbing, etc. Pretty soon it will be a great place to […]

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Psychic Temple Update (May 27, 2014)

May 27, 2014

Brand new windows, sconces, and surfacing–the exterior of the Psychic Temple is looking handsome. I love how JRVD cleaned up the look and reinforced the structural integrity while making use of existing elements. Just a few missing pieces–including keystones in front (by the main entrance) and openings in back (maybe fire exits?).

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interTrend and the Long Beach Museum of Art at the 2014 Long Beach Pride Parade

May 19, 2014

On Sunday, we at interTrend and our friends at the Long Beach Museum of Art collaborated on our first float at the Long Beach Pride Parade and Festival. interTrend Art Director Qingnian Tang provided cell-phone photos and Vice President Jon Yokogawa shared some thoughts about the very cool project. I think it’s great that interTrend […]

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Business in the back, party in the front

May 7, 2014

The work site was closed today, so I climbed on the barrier and took a picture of the cleaned-up first floor over the wall. The new glass looks spectacular. Kind of like an anti-mullet, the Psychic Temple is party in the front, business in the back.

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