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PALM SPRINGS, CA

PALM SPRINGS BUS TOUR
Mid-Century Mod Architectural Drive-by Excursion Extravaganza

Modernism Week CAMP
230 Museum Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262


Tour the mecca of mid-century atop a double-decker, open-air bus with Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix. With his unbridled enthusiasm, delightful design expertise, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles’ spirited tour highlights exterior views of dozens of spectacular classic estates and homes, commercial and civic buildings, retro neighborhoods and other treasures that have made Palm Springs world famous.

Peer over the walls and hedges of landmark homes and hotels in legendary neighborhoods, including Vista Las Palmas, The Movie Colony, Twin Palms and more. Marvel at Elvis’ “House of Tomorrow” Hideaway and famed “Twin Palms” estate of Frank Sinatra. Charles also shares his favorite local restaurants, resorts, bars, boutiques, and other not to be missed local attractions in Palm Springs.

Special Instructions

Check-In: Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
Seating: Tickets are for upper deck only. Hats and sunscreen highly recommended for sun exposure. Wheelchair accessible for lower deck only.
Prohibited: Alcoholic beverages, smoking, vaping, food, glass containers, and pets.
Comfort Stop: Yes
EXTERIOR VIEWS ONLY
AVOID DISAPOINTMENT – GET YOUR TIX NOW!


 

 

Q&A WITH CHARLES PHOENIX AT MODERNISM WEEK
Questions, Commentary & Conversation with the Amassodor of Americana

Modernism Week CAMP
230 Museum Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262


Author, humorist and tour guide Charles Phoenix tells stories from his latest book, Addicted to Americana, shares his expertise on what to see and do in Palm Springs, and reveals the backstory of his unapologetic obsession with Mid-Century style and design. Following the talk and Q&A, Charles will sign books, which will be available for purchase. NOTE: This event is NOT a slide show performance OR a bus tour.

For tickets to Charles’ Addicted to Americana Slide Show, Sat, Feb  17, at Palm Springs Museum of Art –

CLICK HERE: http://bit.ly/2zevV66

Charles’ Palm Springs Bus Tours are SOLD OUT

SHORT BIO:

Addicted to Americana author Charles Phoenix celebrates classic and kitschy American life and style. He is known for his live retro slide show performances, festive field trip tours, madcap test kitchen videos, and colorful coffee table books. On TV Charles has appeared with Jay Leno, Martha Stewart, Conan O’Brian, and judging on Food Network’s Cake Wars.


 

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ASTRO-WEENIE ROAST TOM TURKEY DOG is what’s happening this THANKSEASON in the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen.

Turkey meatloaf skewered and studded with turkey wieners, turkey kielbasa, ‘lil turkey smokies and fresh cranberries ...

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FAN GALLERY

Gobble

This was our third year, and it just keeps getting better. This year I used the icing as a crumb coat, then covered it with cool whip. Oh, and a turkey made out of gum paste to finish it off.

FAN GALLERY

Dane's Cherpumple

What better dessert to go along with our Thanksgiving "TurBaconEpic" than a "Cherpumple"?!? I made a cherry pie in chocolate cake ...

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SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Turkey Twister

A joyful trio of well-dressed, well-pressed gents entangle themselves carving a parsley garnished roast tom turkey centered on the Christmas dinner table. Mini Santa's in boxes, an upside down bowl-shaped jellied cranberry sauce mold in a tall green-stemmed glass, and the ladies are all watching.

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SLIDE OF THE WEEK

Turkey Bye Bye

This slide isn’t about the black of night, the turquoise curtains, the honey blond cupboards, the kitchen counter or what’s scattered all over it. Neither is it about the proud, proper turkey carver, nor the horn-rimmed snooty sophisticate with red painted lips and oven mitt to match.

This slide is about that delicious golden butter brown roast tom turkey. He’s trying to wave goodbye while he still can!

Here’s to a HAPPY and HEALTHY THANKSGIVING 2011 to you and yours!!!

Charles Phoenix
Nov 17, 2011