Posts Tagged ‘psychic temple’

Virtual tour of the art of the Psychic Temple

Sep 9, 2015

The Psychic Temple is an excellent creative space, but it also turns out to be a great place to showcase art. QR codes have been placed on the placards by each piece, but you can take a virtual tour right here. Enjoy, and come by the Psychic Temple to see them in person some day. […]

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Open House at the Psychic Temple

Aug 24, 2015

A red carpet, a tricked-out Sienna, a basement transformed into a night market–all this and more happened at last Friday’s open house at the Psychic Temple. Thanks to all of our family, friends, and colleagues who carved out time and braved traffic to join us. We hope you enjoyed the Pan Asian street food, special […]

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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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Meanwhile, back at the Psychic Temple…

Nov 5, 2014

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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Aaron De La Cruz at the Edison Theatre

Aug 19, 2014

Built in 1917, The Edison Theatre was the Nippon Pool Room and Barber Shop in its earliest years. Since then it has been a sporting goods store, foot clinic, and beauty salon. From 1998-2006, it was home to CSULB’s California Repertory Company. Beginning next week it will be the interim home of interTrend, following the […]

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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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Works in Progress

Jun 26, 2014

Unmapped cables, pipes, and other stuff have been unearthed under the Psychic Temple, meaning that they have to be brought up to code during the installing of new utilities. I saw our team going into trenches and manholes to take care of business. Hopefully they won’t find any other surprises while they’re underground. Meanwhile, interTrend’s […]

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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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