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CHARLES PHOENIX: ADDICTED TO AMERICANA
Live Stand-up Comedy Slide Show Performance Celebrating Classic and Kitschy American Life and Style

The Shannon Center
6760 Painter Ave


Prepare for your national pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, launches retro pop culture into the stratosphere. With his keen expertise and unbridled enthusiasm, Charles shares the stories and glories of his…Read More


 

 

PALM SPRINGS, CA

CHARLES PHOENIX: ALOHALAND
Live Slide Show Performance Celebrating Hawaii in the 1950s & 60s

Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262


Be prepared for your Aloha spirit to soar when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix sweeps us away on a fun-filled midcentury Hawaiian slide show extravaganza. With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm, and eagle-eye for oddball…Read More


 

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Shields

How much are we all loving that giant knight-in-shining armor pointing to the door of the "new" salesroom, the utilitarian-yet-modern billboard-of-a-building and beautiful grove of date-bearing palms peeking over the roof. In the realm of classic American roadside attractions, Shields Date Garden...

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Miniature Garden

Southern Californians are very lucky because the LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR is the BIGGEST and most WONDERFUL county fair in the world. Every year I recommend the gigantic kitsch fest to even my most jaded and snooty friends - and they love it too!!! And if you think the fair is beneath your station in life- think again - really! I’m here to tell you it is Southern California’s BEST KEPT SECRET

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Easter Sunday

For those of your who have been to one of my slide shows, chances are you may remember Mary-Charlotte. Who could forget this magical mirror image of that strawberry blond hair, peaches-and-cream complexion and cigarette dangling from those red painted lips? And the cut roses and squeezed lemons that provide color to the otherwise very blue bathroom that she has cleverly turned into a makeshift bar. Well, after all, it’s Easter Sunday and cocktails will be served.

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