Menu


 

FEBRUARY 29, 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA

FREE EVENT – BOB BAKER DAY 2020
...

Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Celebrate the 6th-annual Bob Baker Day with an all-day carnival at the beautiful Los Angeles State Historic Park, complete with puppets, music, games, and more fun! FREE and OPEN to all on February 29th! “Ambassador…Read More


 

 

JOSHUA TREE, CA

CHARLES PHOENIX: ADDICTED TO AMERICANA
...

59700 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252


The Whole Arts Auxiliary presents an Evening with Retro Pop Culture Humorist, Charles Phoenix! The first of our Desert Dinner Series events. The event will include: - A Tour of the Joshua Tree Retreat Center's…Read More


 

 

CHARLES PHOENIX: MID-CENTURY IS MY MUSE
...

3rd Street Theater at Phoenix Center for the Arts
1202 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Spirited live slide show performance by Holiday Jubilee author Charles Phoenix, celebrating classic and kitschy American life and style. With his unbridled enthusiasm, quick-wit and keen expertise, he reveals an eye-popping array of space age style, car…Read More


 

 

CHARLES PHOENIX: MID-CENTURY IS MY MUSE
...

Viva Las Vegas - Orleans Showroom


Show tickets are included with Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender tickets. Spirited live slide show performance by Holiday Jubilee author Charles Phoenix, celebrating classic and kitschy American life and style. With his unbridled enthusiasm, quick-wit and keen…Read More


 

 

CHARLES PHOENIX: MID-CENTURY IS MY MUSE

Curtis Theatre
1 Civic Center Cir
Brea, CA 92821


Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix roasts and toasts space age suburbia, car culture, road trips, theme parks, googie architecture, vintage fashion, home decor and more … With his unbridled enthusiasm, gregarious wit and keen eye…Read More


 

SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Tupperware Factory

Last Saturday I had the distinguished and royal honor of meeting the King and Queen of all Tupperware collectors, Bob and Marilyn Wilson at the Cooper Museum in Upland, California where their enormous collection is now on display. There are also many pieces for sale! That is what inspired this week's SLIDE OF THE WEEK: TUPPERWARE FACTORY, MEXICO, 1967. (I'm still waiting to find a vintage slide of a Tupperware Party!) Anyway, I stumbled drunk with pleasure through the historic Tupperware display as the compulsive obsessive collectors gave me a gleeful piece-by-piece guided tour. I had no idea that in the 50s they made Tupperware cigarette cases and poker chips. Of course my spirit soared. There were so many pieces that I recognized from my childhood.

CLICK FOR MORE!

SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Sambo's Lake Tahoe

Beaming with joy, three customers bask in the glory of orange, yellow, blue and white vinyl, wood paneling, hanging lamps, slanted striped ceiling and plate glass. Even they are color coordinated. By any creative design standards the interior decor scheme is as playful and colorful as a space-age fantasy toy box.

CLICK FOR MORE!

SLIDE OF THE WEEK

South Central Los Angeles

A moment frozen in time at the intersection of Vermont & Vernon.

CLICK FOR MORE!