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GET TIX NOW: LOS ANGELES, CA
One-night-only Marionette Show Extravaganza & Party !!! ...
Bob Baker Marionette Theater
1345 W. 1st St.
Los Angeles, California 90026
Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix hosts this very special performance starring dozens of vintage marionettes in a spellbinding variety of time-honored acts specially chosen for this one-night-only extravaganza.
Among the vintage marionettes in the lively line-up are the amorous ostrich’s who hatch a little one right before your eyes, the breathtaking, black-light skeleton revue, the flapper dodo bird doing the Charleston, her dapper black crow boyfriend, the purple people eater, and many more.
cake and ice cream will be served in the colorful party room following the historic puppet show performance..
Be prepared for your imagination to be inspired and your spirit to soar.
THE BOB BAKER MARIONETTE THEATER … is more than a beloved local landmark, mansion of marionettes, palace of puppetry, and castle of creativity, it’s a national treasure … and the worlds oldest continually operating puppet theater. Since 1959 the countless shows and spectacles have entertained generations.
Its like a living museum, treasured time warp and the kind of place that when you walk in the door you have to ask yourself, “What decade are we in ??? …” says your host, Charles Phoenix.
Seats are limited get your tickets now!!!
Colorful Attire is highly encouraged!
GET TIX NOW: PALMDALE, CA
A Live Comedy Performance Celebrating The Original Magic Kingdom In The '50s & '60s!
38334 10th St. East
Palmdale, CA 93550
Be prepared for your Disneyland loving spirit to soar when the Ambassador of Americana takes you to the granddaddy of all theme parks when it was new.
With his spectacular collection of “found” mid-century era Kodachrome images, unbridled enthusiasm and keen eye for detail, Charles shares the early days of Main Street USA, Adventureland, Fantasyland, Frontierland and Tomorrowland.
See long-gone attractions including the Phantom Boats, Flying Saucers, Indian Village, People Mover, House of the Future and Carousel of Progress and the original Tomorrowland – promoted as “The World of 1986,” and the all-new Tomorrowland in 1967.
Your imagination will be inspired and your spirit will soar !!! …
GET TIX NOW: LONG BEACH, CA
Live Comedy Slide Show Performance Celebrating Classic & Kitschy American Life & Style!
Carpenters Performing Arts Center
6200 E Atherton St
Long Beach, CA
Be prepared your for your national pride to swell when the Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, supercharges the classic living room slide show into a laugh-out-loud celebration of spectacular mid-century car culture, space age style, landmark attractions, festive fashions, outrageous architecture, theme parks, and much, much more.
With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm, and eagle eye for oddball detail, Charles presents a crazy kaleidoscope of his “found” vintage Kodachrome slides, hi-octane road trip discoveries, eye-popping test kitchen creations and “best of guide” to local attractions, past and present.
Don’t miss this fun-filled, action packed, extravaganza of great American pop culture all in glorious COLOR !!!
GET TIX NOW: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Mid-Century Mod Architectural Drive-by Excursion Extravaganza
Palm Springs Parking Lot
350 S. Palm Canyon Drive
Experience Palm Springs with the Ambassador of Americana! Humorist and tour guide extraordinaire, Charles Phoenix, will lead you on an entertaining adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus.
With his unbridled enthusiasm, design expertise, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles’ spirited tour highlights exterior views of dozens of spectacular Midcentury Modern estates and homes, commercial and civic buildings, famous neighborhoods and other treasures that have made Palm Springs world famous.
Peer over the walls and hedges of landmark homes and hotels in legendary neighborhoods, including Vista Las Palmas, the Movie Colony, Twin Palms and more. Marvel at Elvis’ “House of Tomorrow” honeymoon hideaway and the famed “Twin Palms” home of Frank Sinatra.
Charles also shares his favorite local restaurants, resorts, bars, boutiques and other not to be missed local attractions in Palm Springs.
The tour concludes on foot at the Village Green, a historic enclave where Charles guides you inside historical and cultural museums, followed by everyone’s favorite local treat, a date shake.
Museum admissions and date shake included in the tour price. Note: The final stop at the Village Green concludes the bus portion of the tour. The tour’s original starting point is 1½ blocks south.
Come prepared for lots of SUN, SUN and more SUN. All seats are on the upper deck of the bus and EXPOSED to the elements. Sunscreen and hats and or jackets are recommended. Please plan accordingly.
One “comfort stop” will be made mid-tour.
Please check in for the tour at least 15 minutes prior to departure
All tickets are sold for upper deck
Wheelchair accessibility is on the lower level only.
Free parking is available on the street or at the covered parking structure on the corner of W. Baristo Road/S. Indian Canyon Drive.