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by BLRees
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: HPARK, July 19: Around the World in 80 Sips at Galcos
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HPARK, July 19: Around the World in 80 Sips at Galcos

Summer Soda Tasting invites soda-lovers of all ages to sample a wide selection of carbonated bubbly beverages. In addition, guests can enjoy music and soda fun in the parking lot and stock up on all of Galco’s beverage offerings. This year, the theme is “International Sodas” and participants can sam...
by BLRees
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA Canada - Tour of Paul R. Williams Home 3/28
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Views: 3312

LA Canada - Tour of Paul R. Williams Home 3/28

WHAT: Tour a classic home designed by one of Southern California’s renowned architects. Built in 1927 for the Harris Family, the 7,000 sq. ft English Revival compound sits on over an acre and takes advantage of the majestic views in all directions. This tour focuses on one of LA’s most famed archite...
by BLRees
Tue Mar 10, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA Canada - Tour of Paul R. Williams Home 3/28
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Views: 2819

LA Canada - Tour of Paul R. Williams Home 3/28

WHAT: Tour a classic home designed by one of Southern California’s renowned architects. Built in 1927 for the Harris Family, the 7,000 sq. ft English Revival compound sits on over an acre and takes advantage of the majestic views in all directions. This tour focuses on one of LA’s most famed archite...
by BLRees
Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: EAGLE RK - Lecture: Taliesin East and West Feb. 24, 2015
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Views: 3042

EAGLE RK - Lecture: Taliesin East and West Feb. 24, 2015

Take an in-depth look at two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpieces, Taliesin East and West, and learn their relationships to their unique natural environments as well as each building’s distinct design elements that are Wright’s hallmarks. In addition, hear details on restoring these two architectura...
by BLRees
Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:49 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: CANCELLED Paul R. Williams: A Gracious Legacy April 18, 2015
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CANCELLED Paul R. Williams: A Gracious Legacy April 18, 2015

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Karen Hudson, Director of the Paul R. Williams Architectural Collection leads a discussion on April 18, 2015 on her grandfather who designed more than 3,000 projects including many iconic So Cal structures. Williams is one of LA’s most famed architects who designed nume...
by BLRees
Wed Sep 10, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: 10/12- MOCA - Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!
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Views: 2989

10/12- MOCA - Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!

Performer, author and humorist Phoenix leads a fun-fueled whirlwind adventure tour exploring SoCal’s undiscovered and underrated mid-century architectural gems past and present. With his trademark rousing enthusiasm, gracious wit, and keen eye for odd-ball detail, Charles shares spectacular space-ag...
by BLRees
Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Aug 24 - Charles Phoenix: "Disneyland tour of Downtown
Replies: 1
Views: 3026

Please note: the Aug. 24 show is sold out; a new date has been added: Aug. 31!
by BLRees
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Aug 24 - Charles Phoenix: "Disneyland tour of Downtown
Replies: 1
Views: 3026

Aug 24 - Charles Phoenix: "Disneyland tour of Downtown

Performer, author and humorist Phoenix leads an expedition for tour-goers to discover the charm of MAIN STREET USA, exotica of ADVENTURELAND, wilderness of FRONTIERLAND, magic of FANTASYLAND, and future of TOMORROWLAND – all in the heart and soul of the City of Angels! Some tour attractions and high...
by BLRees
Mon Jun 09, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Glendale, July 13, 2014 Moonlight Rollerway Jubilee
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Views: 2871

Glendale, July 13, 2014 Moonlight Rollerway Jubilee

Charles Phoenix hosts a revue of Moonlight Rollerway’s skating stars and world champions who will perform in a variety of costumed musical acts at SoCal’s greatest roller rink. Afterward, lace up skates for an all-skate party with organ accompaniment and free snacks. $39. 5510 San Fernando Rd., Glen...
by BLRees
Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: HIGHLAND PRK - July 20 Great Root Beer Taste Off!
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Views: 2905

HIGHLAND PRK - July 20 Great Root Beer Taste Off!

The Great Root Beer Taste Off will finally settle the question on everyone’s mind – what IS the best root beer? Tasters will have more than 75 types of root beers, birch beers and sarsaparillas to sample and make their own decision. In addition, guests can enjoy music and soda fun in the parking lot...
by BLRees
Mon May 19, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: ROUTE 66 - June 21 - Charles Phoenix Wig Wam Pow Wow
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Views: 5708

ROUTE 66 - June 21 - Charles Phoenix Wig Wam Pow Wow

Pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix salutes Southern California’s most precious and playful Route 66 landmark, the Wig Wam Motel and the owners who saved this iconic landmark from destruction. Vintage trailer and classic car show, old fashioned weeine roast, retro slide show and sing-along around a...
by BLRees
Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena: Esther McCoy: Piecing Together LA - April 29, 2014
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Pasadena: Esther McCoy: Piecing Together LA - April 29, 2014

In the 1950s, no one was writing about California (much less Los Angeles) architecture. Critics didn’t take California architecture seriously and thought nothing of value would come from the Golden State. But then Esther McCoy proved them all wrong. For “Esther McCoy: Piecing Together L.A.” on April...
by BLRees
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena: Storybook Style: Whimsy in L.A. March 25, 2014
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Pasadena: Storybook Style: Whimsy in L.A. March 25, 2014

Fairytale houses dot the Southern California landscape, including neighborhoods of Burbank, Hancock Park, Los Feliz to name just a few. But where did this delightful architecture inspired by medieval Europe come from? For “Storybook Style: Whimsy in L.A.” author Dougals Keister will outline the hist...
by BLRees
Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Charles Phoenix: Bob Baker 90th Bday Party & Puppet
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LA: Charles Phoenix: Bob Baker 90th Bday Party & Puppet

Pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix is throwing a birthday party for Los Angeles’ most beloved puppeteer Bob Baker who will mark his 90th birthday on Sunday, February 9 at Baker’s Marionette Theater in downtown L.A. “Bob Baker’s palace of puppetry and mansion of marionettes is the Fantasyland of Do...
by BLRees
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena, CA Nov. 24 - Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!
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Views: 2895

Pasadena, CA Nov. 24 - Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!

Pop culture humorist, Charles Phoenix leads a fun-fueled whirlwind adventure tour exploring SoCal’s undiscovered and underrated mid-century architectural gems past and present. “Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA ! ” takes place at 4pm on Sunday, Nov. 24 at the Art Center College of Art and Design....
by BLRees
Thu Jun 20, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Galco's Summer Soda Tasting 3 on July 28, 2013
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LA: Galco's Summer Soda Tasting 3 on July 28, 2013

The summer will have more fizz and pop when Galco’s Soda Pop Stop hosts its third annual Summer Soda Tasting from 5-8 p.m. on July 28, 2013. The family-friendly event will feature a myriad of soda samples, live music, entertainment and a chance to chat it up with Galco’s owner John Nese, aka the “Ki...
by BLRees
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: PASADENA- Lecture: Mid Cent Private Lives 3/9/13
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PASADENA- Lecture: Mid Cent Private Lives 3/9/13

On March 9, local artist Leslie Williamson will examine the private worlds BEHIND famed personalities who broke the mold in the 50s and 60s when it came to architecture, art and design. Williamson will share her compelling collection of photographs that show the homes of now-iconic personalities suc...
by BLRees
Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA Mar 24 Charles Phoenix's "Disneyland" Tour of D
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Views: 2870

LA Mar 24 Charles Phoenix's "Disneyland" Tour of D

Performer, author and humorist Phoenix will once again lead his annual expedition for tour-goers to discover the charm of MAIN STREET USA, exotica of ADVENTURELAND, wilderness of FRONTIERLAND, magic of FANTASYLAND, and future of TOMORROWLAND – all in the heart and soul of the City of Angels! Some to...
by BLRees
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: SoCal - Charles Phoenix Retro Holiday Show 2012
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Views: 2829

SoCal - Charles Phoenix Retro Holiday Show 2012

Be prepared for your holiday spirit to skyrocket when retro pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix roasts and toasts the classic and kitschy life and style of all the holidays – New Year’s, Easter, July 4th, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas – in his festive live comedy performance. Lav...
by BLRees
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA-Dec. 2 - CHARLES PHOENIX'S DISNEYLAND TOUR OF DOWNTOWN LA
Replies: 2
Views: 3578

TOUR IS SOLD OUT!!!!

Come see Charles in a show!!!
by BLRees
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA-Dec. 2 - CHARLES PHOENIX'S DISNEYLAND TOUR OF DOWNTOWN LA
Replies: 2
Views: 3578

SoCal - Charles Phoenix Retro Holiday Show 2012

Be prepared for your holiday spirit to skyrocket when retro pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix roasts and toasts the classic and kitschy life and style of all the holidays – New Year’s, Easter, July 4th, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas – in his festive live comedy performance. Lav...
by BLRees
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA-Dec. 2 - CHARLES PHOENIX'S DISNEYLAND TOUR OF DOWNTOWN LA
Replies: 2
Views: 3578

LA-Dec. 2 - CHARLES PHOENIX'S DISNEYLAND TOUR OF DOWNTOWN LA

Performer, author and humorist Phoenix will once again lead his annual expedition for tour-goers to discover the charm of MAIN STREET USA, exotica of ADVENTURELAND, wilderness of FRONTIERLAND, magic of FANTASYLAND, and future of TOMORROWLAND – all in the heart and soul of the City of Angels! Some to...
by BLRees
Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: DOWNEY, CA :Legend and Landmarks of the Carpenters
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Views: 2781

DOWNEY, CA :Legend and Landmarks of the Carpenters

Yesterday Once More: Legend and Landmarks of the Carpenters Slide Show and Field Trip with Charles Phoenix and Randy L. Schmidt Joining Charles Phoenix for this one-time only tour is Randy L. Schmidt, author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter. He will tell their epic story as he share...
by BLRees
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: San Gabriel: Grand ReOpening of La Laguna Playground 8/28
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Views: 2733

San Gabriel: Grand ReOpening of La Laguna Playground 8/28

Join us for the Grand Re-­‐Opening of Vincent Lugo Park La Laguna de San Gabriel Celebration includes food trucks, entertainment, bocce ball, croquet, and family fun activities! Check out the 60's era magic playground that contains concrete sea monsters, starfish, octopus, whales and more -- a...
by BLRees
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Long Beach - Oct. 6 - Charles Phoenix Big Retro Slide Show
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Views: 2688

Long Beach - Oct. 6 - Charles Phoenix Big Retro Slide Show

Long Beach, CA– Be prepared for your national and local pride to swell when pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix (http://www.charlesphoenix.com) brings his one-man comedy show to the Art Theatre in Long Beach on Oct. 6, 2012 Charles Phoenix Big Retro Slide Show roasts and toasts classic a...
by BLRees
Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Charles Phoenix and the Third Dimension 8/5/2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2935

by BLRees
Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Summer Soda Tasting 2 at Galco's Soda Pop 7/22/2012
Replies: 1
Views: 3275

LA: Summer Soda Tasting 2 at Galco's Soda Pop 7/22/2012

Celebrate the summer enjoying sodas with the “King of Pop” when Galco’s Soda Pop Stop hosts its second annual Summer Soda Tasting from 5-8 p.m. on July 22. 2012. The family-friendly event will feature a myriad of soda samples, live music, comedy, and a chance to chat it up with Galco’s owner John Ne...
by BLRees
Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA: Charles Phoenix and the Third Dimension 8/5/2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2935

LA: Charles Phoenix and the Third Dimension 8/5/2012

In this eye-popping, 2-act, retro 3-D slide show, Charles Phoenix celebrates more than a century of classic and kitschy American life and style in 3-D! Experience sensational Stereoscopes of the Victorian era, and awe-inspiring mid-century View-Master and Stereo Realist scenes of legendary local lan...
by BLRees
Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: MOCA - Charles Phoenix Big Retro Slide Show ON MOM'S DAY!
Replies: 0
Views: 1261

MOCA - Charles Phoenix Big Retro Slide Show ON MOM'S DAY!

Pop culture humorist Charles Phoenix presents his hilarious one-man show that celebrates classic and kitschy mid-century American life and style complete with tourist traps theme parks, space age suburbia, car culture and more. 7 p.m., May 13, Museum of Contemporary Art, 250 S. Grand Ave., L.A. 9001...

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