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NOVEMBER 16, 2019 • 1:00-3:00pm
PALM SPRINGS, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE BOOK SIGNING – JUST FABULOUS
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515 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262


-Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee Book Signing -at Just Fabulous Gift Shop in Palm Springs! -Festive Dress is always encouraged ABOUT THE BOOK: With more than 500 images and 21 original Charles Phoenix “Test Kitchen” recipes,…Read More


 

 

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 • 1:00-3:00pm
GLENDALE, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE BOOK SIGNING – MUSEUM OF NEON ART
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216 S Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA 91204


-Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee Book Signing -at Museum of Neon Art in Glendale! -Festive Dress is always encouraged ABOUT THE BOOK: With more than 500 images and 21 original Charles Phoenix “Test Kitchen” recipes, HOLIDAY…Read More


 

 

HOLIDAY JUBILEE LIVE SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE

2025 E 4th St
Long Beach, CA 90814


LIVE COMEDY SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE - Get ready to celebrate New Years, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas like NEVER before! HOLIDAY JUBILEE author, Charles Phoenix, super charges the classic living room slide show…Read More


 

 

DECEMBER 1, 2019 • 11:00am-2:00pm
LOS ANGELES, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE BOOK SIGNING – WALT’S BARN

5202 Zoo Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027


-Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee Book Signing -at Walt Disney's Barn in Griffith Park - come for the book signing, stay for the tour! -Festive Dress is always encouraged ABOUT THE BOOK: With more than 500…Read More


 

 

HOLIDAY JUBILEE LIVE SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE
Live Comedy Slide Show Performance Roasting & Toasting Holiday Life & Style

Palmdale Playhouse
38334 10th St E
Palmdale, CA 93550


LIVE COMEDY SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE - Get ready to celebrate New Years, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas like NEVER before! HOLIDAY JUBILEE author, Charles Phoenix, super charges the classic living room slide show…Read More


 

 

DECEMBER 8, 2019 • 12:00-3:00pm
VAN NUYS, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE BOOK SIGNING – VALLEY RELICS MUSEUM
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7900 Balboa Blvd
Stagg St, Van Nuys, CA 91406


-Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee Book Signing -at Valley Relics Museum Car Show & Toy Drive in San Fernando Valley! -Festive Dress is always encouraged ABOUT THE BOOK: With more than 500 images and 21 original…Read More


 

 

DECEMBER 10, 2019 • 7:00-8:30pm
PASADENA, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE BOOK SIGNING – VROMAN’S
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695 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101


-Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee Book Signing -At Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena -Festive Dress is always encouraged ABOUT THE BOOK: With more than 500 images and 21 original Charles Phoenix "Test Kitchen" recipes, HOLIDAY JUBILEE serves…Read More


 

 

DECEMBER 14, 2019 • 5:00-8:00pm
SF BAY AREA, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE BOOK SIGNING – MID CENTURY SUPPER CLUB
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2305 Alameda Ave
Alameda, California 94501


-Charles Phoenix Holiday Jubilee Book Signing -Mid Century Supper Club -Festive Dress is always encouraged ABOUT THE BOOK: With more than 500 images and 21 original Charles Phoenix "Test Kitchen" recipes, HOLIDAY JUBILEE serves up…Read More


 

 

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA

HOLIDAY JUBILEE LIVE SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE
Live Comedy Slide Show Performance Roasting & Toasting Holiday Life & Style

Lewis Family Playhouse
12505 Cultural Center Dr
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739


LIVE COMEDY SLIDE SHOW PERFORMANCE - Get ready to celebrate New Years, Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas like NEVER before! HOLIDAY JUBILEE author, Charles Phoenix, super charges the classic living room slide show…Read More


 

SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Inn of Tomorrow

How much are we all loving those astro piñatas orbiting alongside that inner galactic galaxy of hanging lamps? They mix and mingle so well with that big blue futuristic video game, early automotive kit craft wall art and pea green armadillo sniffing the beautiful blue green shag carpet. Those blue and green hoops and bubbles glued on the bannister and front desk don't disappoint either...

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SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Uncle Watermelon

Patriots partying in polyester pose with the best Fourth of July centerpiece ever! Whoever dreamed up this bicentennial-born vegetable faced fruit head deserves an award and a big box of fireworks.  He’s like Mr. Potato Head but bigger, sweeter and more patriotic.

OK, let’s admit it. Everyone loves it when a big delicious watermelon has red pepper lips, green pepper eyebrows, carrot and olive eyeballs, and dill pickle nose and ears. The defining touch and perfect topper, is a snappy Uncle Sam top hat fresh from the party store.

At last! Uncle Watermelon is just the tabletop mascot for Fourth of July. What Frosty the Snowman is to Christmas, Uncle Watermelon is to July Fourth.

When the party is almost over and the last fireworks are being lit, ask yourself an important question: do we slice and serve him or blow him up?

Let the Uncle Watermelon crafting begin!

Here’s to your Uncle Watermelon centerpiece, polyester patriots, this great country’s 235th B-day and YOU!

Charles Phoenix
June 30, 2010
Los Angeles, CA

SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Comton Drive-In, Compton, CA, 1979

About ten or eleven years ago curiosity got the best of me and I decided that I just had to see the house that my mother grew up in in Compton. My grandparents moved out of it when I was five and I hadn't seen it since. So I looked up the address in the Thomas Guide and headed over there.

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SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Phoenix Family Christmas 1970

I’m breaking my own rule this week. This is not a slide, it’s a snapshot. But it’s the only picture I have of my family at Christmas.

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SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Rogue River Oregon 1970

Fish are the most photographed creature in the animal kingdom. Dogs come in second, then cats, birds and bears round out the top five. But unlike the other animals the fish are always dead. And of course, just like in this slide, someone is holding them up grinning from ear to ear.

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