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DOWNEY, CA :Legend and Landmarks of the Carpenters

Postby BLRees » Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:38 pm

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 shares his unparalleled insight into the life and times of pop music’s most successful brother and sister duo. The day begins with a very special slide show of rare images and behind-the-scenes stories of the Carpenter’s legendary rise to superstardom and beyond, followed by a field trip bus tour of landmarks in their adopted hometown of Downey, CA.

October 21, 2012 11 am to 3 p.m. Meet at Downey Women's Club.

Sites include:
• Shoji Apartments: Richard and Karen’s first residence after they moved to California from Connecticut in 1963
• Luxury home they bought for and shared with their parents…and where Karen died
• Home Karen and Richard shared after superstardom
• Downey High School where they both graduated
• Methodist Church where her funeral was held
• Only Just Begun and Close To You Apartments, named after first mega hits
• No host lunch at the site of Karen’s last meal, El Taco
This 4-hour school bus field trip tour and slide show begins and ends at the Downey Woman’s Club, located at 9813 Paramount Blvd Downey, CA 90240
PLEASE NOTE: We will not tour home interiors. Lunch at El Taco is **no-host.** Taco snack and transportation are all included in the $79 ticket price. Itinerary may change without notice. This tour happens RAIN OR SHINE.

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