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CHARLES PHOENIX:
DISNEYLAND TOUR OF DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES

6-Hour Retro Field Trip Tour Adventure Extravaganza!

SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 @ 11AM-5PM
SOLD OUT
OCTOBER 19, 2014 @ 11AM-5PM
UNION STATION
LOS ANGELES, CA

“Rediscover Downtown Los Angeles as I have” says your tour guide Charles Phoenix, “It’s just like a theme park!” Experience the charm of MAIN STREET USA, exotica of ADVENTURELAND, wilderness of FRONTIERLAND, magic of FANTASYLAND, and future of TOMORROWLAND – all in the heart and soul of the city! This tour of legendary L.A. landmarks includes Old Chinatown, Olvera Street, Phillipe’s, Bradbury Building, Carroll Avenue, Angel’s Flight, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Union Station, Walt Disney Concert Hall and much, much more. You will never see downtown L.A. the same way again! This 6-hour walking tour (we’ll ride on an AIR CONDITIONED bus from location to location) begins at 11am sharp, outside, in front of the main entrance of Union Station, and ends at 5PM, also at Union Station located at 800 N. Alameda, Los Angeles, 90012. Tour attractions include, but are not limited to: Union Station, the last grand train station built in the USA. A ride on the Gold Line “Monorail” to Chinatown‘s classic and colorful exotica. Olvera Street landmarks and flavor including a stop for Taquitos at Cileto Lindo, my treat! Phillipe’s for a “no host lunch” at LA’s iconic home of the French Dip sandwich Broadway Arcade, LA’s oldest “shopping center,” followed by extraordinary Batchelder Tile interior at the former Dutch Chocolate Shop as well as the interior of the Bradbury Building. Grand Central Market and a ride on Angel’s Flight up to the futuristic Water Garden on way to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Carroll Avenue and a stroll through the largest concentration of Victorian houses in Southern California. Bob Baker’s Marionette Puppet Theater for a classic puppet show performance followed by cake and ice cream in the party room and much, much more! PLEASE NOTE: Lunch at Phillipe’s is **no-host,** Museum and show tickets, snacks, souvenirs and transportation are all included in the $89 ticket price. Itinerary may change without notice. This tour happens rain or shine. Wear comfortable walking shoes and PLEASE BE ON TIME! Watch video of a past tour:
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GET TIX NOW: WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

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CHARLES PHOENIX: RETRO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SLIDE SHOW

Free Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Mid-century, Local Life And Style!

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 @ 5:30 PM
WEST HOLLYWOOD CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

Join Ambassador of Americana and author Charles Phoenix as he super charges the classic living room slide show into a laugh-out-loud extravaganza of Southern California’s colorful car culture, spectacular space age suburbia, flashy fast food stands, sensational shopping centers, delightful drive-ins, glamorous Hollywood landmarks, everybody’s favorite theme parks – all in their formative years … and much, much more … in glorious Kodachrome COLOR!  Be prepared for your local pride to swell!

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GET TIX NOW: TUCSON, AZ

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CHARLES PHOENIX:
ARIZONALAND

A Live Comedy Retro Slide Show Performance Celebrating The Grand Canyon State  

OCTOBER 4, 2014 @ 7:00PM
LOFT CINEMA
TUCSON, AZ

Be prepared for your Arizona pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, sweeps us away on a time travel “field trip” adventure extravaganza exploring classic and kitschy local landmarks and lore then and now. With his gracious sense of humor, unbridled enthusiasm, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles also reveals the best of his found slides of Arizona in the 50s & 60s. Think mid-century tourist traps, roadside attractions, cultural wonders and much more all in glorious Kodachrome color! Festive dress is encouraged but mot expected!

GET TIX NOW: LOS ANGELES, CA

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CHARLES PHOENIX:
ARCHITECTURE IN LA

Live Slide Show Performance Celebrating Lost And Found Mid-Century Mod, Tiki, Googie, Theme Parks And Much More!

OCTOBER 12, 2014 @ 7:00PM
MOCA GRAND AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA

Presented by Vintage Los Angeles

With his quirky expertise, quick-witted commentary and keen eye for oddball detail, Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix takes us on a fun-fueled, whirlwind adventure extravaganza in search of SoCal’s most amazing and unsung architectural treasures. This is your past and present guide to classic and kitschy drive-ins, coffee shops, supermarkets, bowling alleys, shopping centers, extreme houses, dingbat apartments, fast food stands, amusement parks, themed environments and more all in glorious color !!! … Be prepared for your local pride to swell!

GET TIX NOW: DAYTON, OH

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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 !!! …