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GET TIX NOW: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Mid-Century Sci-fi Life & Style
Great Star Theater
636 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA
Mid-Century Mobler presents … 5-4-3-2-1 … BLAST-OFF !!! … Prepare for your national pride to swell when the Ambassador of Americana super charges the classic living room slide show into laugh-out-loud, celebration of mid-century futurism ala vintage Kodachome slides and retro road trip discoveries.
With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm and sharp eye for oddball detail, Charles launches us into the super spellbinding stratosphere of out-of-this world suburban style, extreme architecture, car culture, tourist traps, theme parks, and other relics then and now.
He also shares spectacular vintage slides of San Francisco and his “best of” guide to local attractions!
So sit back and enjoy the fabulous flight as we time travel to Charles’ fun-filled, action packed, crazy kaleidoscope of peppy pop culture all in glorious Kodachrome COLOR! … Your imagination will be inspired and your spirit will soar !!! …
Festive dress is encouraged … but not expected!
Grand Star Theater
636 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA
GET TIX NOW: LOS ANGELES, CA
FREE Live Slide Show Performance!
UNION STATION: Historic Ticketing Hall
Presented by Metro Art …
Be prepared for your local pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, rediscovers the heart and soul of our wondrous city like a great big theme park!
Downtown Los Angelesland is a crazy, fun-for-the-whole-family festive and fast-paced slide show performance extravaganza.
Ever think of the Gold Line as the Monorail? The freeway as as the Autopia? The Bob Baker Marionette Theater as Fantasyland?
Charles reveals his “theme park” guide to DTLA’s legendary landmarks and iconic attractions including Union Station, Olvera Street, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Angels Flight, Bradbury Building, Grand Central Market, Broadway’s movie palaces, museums, Carroll Avenue, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Clifton’s Cafeteria, Phillipe’s and SO much more + where to shop, dine and drink!
Be prepared to experience downtown L.A. like you ever have before.
Festive retro dress is encouraged but not expected !!! …
NOTE: Program is FREE and open to all ages. Guests are welcome to bring food and drink (no alcohol is permitted).
Metro Presents showcases free arts and cultural programs at historic Union Station. Produced by Metro Art, the diverse, all ages programming is designed to creatively activate the landmark station, engage the Los Angeles community and attract new riders.
GET TIX NOW: HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA
Live Retro Hawaiian Vacation Slide Show & Luau Party
Don the Beachcomber
16278 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA
– CHARLES’ RETRO HAWAII SLIDE SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA
– LIVE HAWAIIAN BAND & HULA DANCING GIRLS
– MAI TAIS will be served (first ones on us)
– DESSERT ERUPTION – all-u-can eat erupting P.U.D.cano (Volcano shaped PINEAPPPLE UPSIDE DOWN CAKE)
A Mai Tai and lei greeting awaits you as you enter Don the Beachcomber’s exotic “Hidden Village” swaying alongside hula girls dancing to a live Hawaiian Hapa-Haole band playing genuine authentic Island tunes.
All this and more before Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, takes “Tiki Hut Theater” stage for his Retro Hawaiian slide show of colorful vintage Kodachrome slides, taken by tourists “dream vacationing” in Hawaii in the 50s & 60s.
Following the spirited performance, a dessert eruption will happen … P.U.D.Cano, a volcano shaped Pineapple Upside Down Cake, will spew pineapple topping and Maraschino cherries right before your very eyes !!! …
Be prepared for your aloha spirit to soar !!! …
Festive Island style attire is highly encouraged !!! …
FREE on site parking …
Arrive early and enjoy a delicious dinner at Don’s and or an exotic drink or two in the bar !!! …