Come join team PUG and fellow fans up Pinup Girl for a day of fun, kitschy comedy, and treats with our favorite showman, Charles Phoenix celebrating the epic city by
Come join team PUG and fellow fans up Pinup Girl for a day of fun, kitschy comedy, and treats with our favorite showman, Charles Phoenix celebrating the epic city by the sea!
Snag your tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2899519
Presented by Inretrospect on Retro Row. Be prepared for your local pride to SWELL when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, sweeps us away on a time travel slide show adventure exploring Long Beach’s classic and kitschy landmarks and lore then and now.
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
Show begins at 11am ends at 1pm
AFTERSHOW CAKE & PUNCH PARTY
Meet Charles across the street at INRETROSPECT following the performance and enjoy cake form the Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen creations then shop til you drop on Retro Row.
NOTE: PLEASE do allow extra time for street parking.
(Sunday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Art Theatre Long Beach
2025 E 4th St