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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


 

SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Watching home movies

When I was growing up in the 60s and 70s it seemed like every family took home movies. My family did - with a super 8 movie camera. I loved the sound of the film turning inside of it. For a couple of years, around the time I was about nine or ten, my parents used it occasionally, until they cast it aside and lost interest in it. Ten or so years ago after not seeing my family’s home movies since I was a kid I had them transferred to video. Ever so eager to see them again, I was more than disappointed to discover that out of an hour and a half of film I was hardly in them at all. Oh well.

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