Among the crowd, two suited men stand out gazing and pointing at the beautiful, bountiful harvest of pumpkins and gourds lined on wooden platforms. A pumpkin tree is staged in the heart of town. Its Christmas tree-ness reminds us that Santa season is right around the corner....CLICK FOR MORE!
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
CHARLES PHOENIX: ALOHALAND
Live Slide Show Performance Celebrating Hawaii in the 1950s & 60s
Palm Springs Art Museum
101 Museum Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Daddy-O sports smart sunglasses and junior a snappy sailor cap for their official parking lot portrait. But this isn’t just any ‘ol parking lot....CLICK FOR MORE!
This slide isn't about the plate full of delicious donuts, the red and white gingham checked half-gallon carton of milk or the pack of Marlboro cigarettes...CLICK FOR MORE!
I Love A Beautiful Family Portrait.
I love a beautiful Family Portrait.
It’s especially wonderful when everyone’s clad in warm weather woolens and cool cottons, it’s dark outside, there’s a beanbag ashtray sneaking into the picture and… Junior’s got a gun!
And that’s OK because everybody knows that sometimes someone in the family might just need to be “eliminated!”
Here’s to family portraits, beanbag ashtrays and you!
March 8, 2012
This Is So Many Kinds Of "Yes!"
This is so many kinds of “Yes!”
YES to the giant paint-by-number desert sky.
YES to this bizarre brotherhood of man who, for as far as the eye can see, proudly prance in unison.
YES to the fanciful façade of the short-lived Silver Palace and sky-scraping blade sign that, in case anyone forgets, reminds them what city they’re in, on this, the most electrified main street in the USA.
And YES to those uniform festive fezzes, sunshiny satin shirts and poofy pantaloons that are beautifully color coordinated to the City of Sin they are marching through!
Here’s to Shiners marching and matching Fabulous Las Vegas…YES!
February 27, 2012