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CHARLES PHOENIX: LONG BEACHLAND
Live Comedy Slide Show Performance Celebrating the Epic City by the Sea

Petroleum Club
3636 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA


Presented by the Historical Society of Long Beach … Be prepared for your local pride to SWELL when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, sweeps us away on a then and now time travel slide show adventure exploring Long Beach’s landmarks and lore.

With his gracious sense of humor, unbridled enthusiasm, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles reveals his guide to undiscovered and iconic local landmarks, and the very best of his found 50s and 60s vintage Kodachrome slides taken in Long Beach.

Experience the Pike Amusements, local oddities, legendary attractions, Art Deco and mid-century mod architecture, vintage neon signs, nifty neighborhoods, the glory of googie, story of Miss Universe, and much more all in glorious Kodachrome color!

Festive Dress is HIGHLY encouraged but not expected !!!

This performance is two-acts with an intermission

AFTERSHOW BOOK SIGING & CAKE PARTY

Meet & Greet Charles following the performance. Copies of his latest book, Addicted to Americana will be available and colorful cake from his “test kitchen” will be served!