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CHARLES PHOENIX:
BIG RETRO SLIDE SHOW

Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Classic And Kitschy American Life And Style

NOVEMBER 6, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
DAYTON ART INSTITUTE
DAYTON, OH

With his unbridled enthusiasm, gracious wit and keen eye for oddball detail, the Ambassador of Americana roasts and toasts space age suburbia, car culture, theme parks, googie architecture and more! He also shares his latest food crafting experiments, road trip travel adventures and “best of” guide to local Dayton area attractions. Be prepared for your American pride to swell! Fashionable dress is encouraged, but not expected!

GET TIX NOW: TORRANCE, CA

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CHARLES PHOENIX:
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIALAND

A Live Comedy, All Vintage Kodachrome Slide Show Performance Celebrating Local Mid-Century Life And Style!

NOVEMBER 7, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
NOVEMBER 8, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
ARMSTRONG THEATRE
TORRANCE, CA 90503

Join pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix as he super charges the classic living room slide show into laugh-out-loud celebration of car culture, space age suburbia, fast food stands, shopping centers, drive-ins, Hollywood landmarks, theme Parks – and much, much more … all in glorious Kodachrome COLOR!  Be prepared for your local Southern Californialand pride to swell!

GET TIX NOW: HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA

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CHARLES PHOENIX:
ALOHALAND

... Live Retro Hawaiian Vacation Slide Show & Luau Party At Don The Beachcomber

NOVEMBER 15, 2014 @ 7:00PM
DON THE BEACHCOMBER
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA

- RETRO HAWAII SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE

– LIVE HAWAIIAN BAND & HULA DANCING GIRLS

– MAI TAIS will be served (first ones on us)

– DESSERT ERUPTION all u can eat P.U.D.cano (Erupting Volcano-shaped PINEAPPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE)

A Mai Tai and lei greeting awaits you as you enter Don’s exotic “Hidden Village,” swaying alongside hula girls, dancing to a live Hawaiian Hapa-Haole band playing authentic Island tunes.

All this and more before the Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, takes the Tiki Hut Theater stage at 8pm for his first ever Retro Hawaiian slide show of vintage Kodachrome slides, taken by tourists “dream vacationing” in Hawaii in the 50s & 60s.

Following the spirited performance, dessert will be served.  P.U.D.CANO, the latest cake concoction from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen, a volcano-shaped Pineapple Upside Down Cake that will erupt pineapple topping and Maraschino cherries right before your very eyes.

This one-night only event is produced in association with SoccerTiki & WoohooWahine of International TIKI Market Place.

Be prepared for your aloha spirit to soar !!! …

 

GET TIX NOW: RIVERSIDE, CA

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CHARLES PHOENIX RETRO HOLIDAY SLIDE SHOW – RIVERSIDE

Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Classic & Kitschy Holiday Life & Style!

NOVEMBER 30, 2014 @ 7PM
MISSION INN - GALLERIA ROOM
3649 MISSION INN AVE

Be prepared for your holiday spirit to soar when the Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, leads you on a hilarious hi-octane adventure extravaganza into his wild and wacky world of “flea-market found” vintage Kodachrome slides, epic holiday inspired “test kitchen” creations and field trip finds.

Expect this deep fried and delicious dose of New Years, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas to get you in the mood for the holidays like never before!

With abundant joy, clever wit, and keen eye for odd-ball detail, Charles lavishes the very best of his mid-century “mom and pop pix” with colorful commentary on the way we, crazy Americans, decorated, dressed, dined, and drank for the holidays in the 50s & 60s!

Charles also and shares his latest epic holiday inspired “test kitchen” creations and field trip experiments and adventures including the “Christmas Dinner Car-B-Q” and “Yule Log Flambe.”

This special performance takes place in the GALLERIA ROOM at the legendary Mission Inn fully dressed and decorated with more than 4 million Christmas lights.  Doors open at 6:30 … but come early bask in the holiday splendor!

Cocktails will be available … festive holiday dress is highly encouraged!

GET TIX NOW: LOS ANGELES, CA

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CHARLES PHOENIX: RETRO HOLIDAY SLIDE SHOW – LOS ANGELES

Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Classic & Kitschy Holiday Life & Style!

DECEMBER 21, 2014 @ 7PM
MODERNICA PROPS
2805 GILROY STREET

Be prepared for your holiday spirit to soar when the Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, leads you on a hilarious hi-octane adventure extravaganza into his wild and wacky world of “flea-market found” vintage Kodachrome slides, epic holiday inspired “test kitchen” creations and field trip finds.

Expect this deep fried and delicious dose of New Years, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas to get you in the mood for the holidays like never before!

With abundant joy, clever wit, and keen eye for odd-ball detail, Charles lavishes the very best of his mid-century “mom and pop pix” with colorful commentary on the way we, crazy Americans, decorated, dressed, dined, and drank for the holidays in the 50s & 60s!

Charles also and shares his latest epic holiday inspired “test kitchen” and field trip experiments and adventures including the “Christmas Dinner Car-B-Q trip to Santa’s Village” and “Yule Log Flambe.”

This special performance takes place at Modernica Props … the World’s greatest display of mid-century furniture, décor, electronics and more … housed in LA’s former Ho Ho and Twinkie factory

CAKE WILL BE SERVED … Ho Ho Ho Ho Ho Cake with Mashed Minted Twinkie Frosting … fresh from the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen

LIVE ORGAN MUSIC by Worlds Greatest Roller Rink Organist, Dominic Cangelosi, owner of Moonlight Rollerway …

Festive holiday dress is highly encouraged!

NOTE: Doors open at 6pm … SHOW STARTS AT 7pm  … Arrive early so you can tour this MIND BOGGLING collection !!!  .. Its like a museum of mid-century modern !!! …