ESCAPE TO TIKI ISLAND!
One Night – Three Acts: Live Exotica Music & Charles Phoenix Alohaland, Tikiayki Orchestra, and The Hula Girls ... presented by Stellar Shows
307 N Spurgeon St.
Santa Ana, CA
Prepare to swept away by a typhoon of tiki sounds an style on this very special one night only experience of island style tunes, vintage Hawaiiana, and dancing girls at the historic Yost Theater in…Read More
FINS, FLAIR & FUTURISM
Live Comedy Slide Show Performance & Car Show Celebrating Space Age Auto Styling
Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport St.
El Segundo, CA
Be prepared for your classic car lovin’ spirit to soar when Charles Phoenix, launches the wondrous world of mid-century motoring into the stratosphere With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm and eagle eye for detail, Charles…Read More
ADDICTED TO AMERICANA
Live Comedy Retro Travelogue Slide Show Celebrating Classic and Kitschy American Life and Style!
Haugh Performing Arts Center
With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm and eagle eye for oddball detail, Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, launches retro pop culture into the stratosphere! Prepare for your national pride to swell when Charles shares the…Read More
PALM SPRINGS BUS TOUR
Presented by Modernism Week
501 S Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA
Retro pop culture humorist and Addicted to Americana author, Charles Phoenix leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus highlighting exterior views of spectacular midcentury modern estates and neighborhoods, commercial and civic buildings, and…Read More
Humorist Phoenix takes a Disneyfied look at the city; All ears in L.A.
Story by Jeff Favre
Downtown Los Angeles tends to get overlooked by visitors, with most of them quickly popping in and out to catch a play or see a museum exhibit — and nothing else.
But Charles Phoenix — a humorist and professional tour guide/showman — sees downtown with such childhood wonderment that to him it rivals the most magical place on Earth. So he created the Disneyland Tour of Downtown Los Angeles.
If he’s true to his word, his next downtown tour, beginning at 11 a.m. Feb. 27, might be the last chance to learn from a man who knows his stuff about some of the city’s most unusual and kitschy places.
“I’ve been doing this tour since 2004,” said Phoenix, who also conducts slide shows featuring perhaps the world’s largest Kodachrome slide collection. “I used to do it a few times a year. It’s not an easy tour to do, but people keep begging me to do it again. I’ve said the last few times that it would be the last one, and I really think this one will be it.”
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