Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday

Dec 3, 2009

charles_holiday2009rMid-century-obsessed funny guy and social observer Charles Phoenix, author of Southern Californialand and Americana the Beautiful, is bringing a different sort of holiday cheer to the Neighborhood Church on Saturday night. He’s edited his massive collection of vintage Kodachrome slides and will be showing them, with witty running commentary, in a celebration of the most bizarre and beloved American holiday traditions.

Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday Slide Show
Saturday, December 5, 8 p.m.
Neighborhood Church
301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena
Tickets $25
Call 626.449.3470 or go to for details.

1 Response for “Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday”

  1. Caroline says:

    This is by far the most amusing thing I’ve ever seen. We went 2 years ago and literally were crying we were laughing so hard. His wit is so sharp and his observations of every little detail in each slide are amazing. Well worth the money. Plus, if you are over 40 you will ABSOLUTELY recognize decor that looked like your parents or your relatives’ in the show. It is a kick.



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