Live Comedy Slide Show Performance Celebrating the Epic City by the Sea
Presented by the Historical Society of Long Beach … Be prepared for your local pride to SWELL when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, sweeps us away on a then and now time travel slide show adventure exploring Long Beach’s landmarks and lore.
With his gracious sense of humor, unbridled enthusiasm, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles reveals his guide to undiscovered and iconic local landmarks, and the very best of his found vintage slides taken in Long Beach in the 50s and 60s.
Experience the Pike Amusements, local oddities, legendary attractions, Art Deco and mid-century mod architecture, vintage neon signs, classic mom and pop businesses, nifty neighborhoods, the glory of googie, story of Miss Universe, and much more all in glorious Kodachrome color!
Festive Dress is HIGHLY encouraged but not expected!!!
This performance is two-acts with an intermission
AFTER SHOW BOOK SIGNING & CAKE PARTY!
Meet & Greet Charles following the performance. Copies of his latest book, Addicted to Americana will be available and colorful cake from his “test kitchen” will be served!
Saturday, January 12, 2019, 2pm-4pm
LB Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Ave.
$35 members/$45 non-members