Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘charles phoenix’


Pop Rock Cake: It’s All Yours

Pop Rock Cake: It’s All Yours
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Charles Phoenix is many things: author, comedian, pop culture pundit, and…cuisine creator,…edible inventor,…nosh designer? At Galco’s 2nd Annual Summer Soda Tasting on July 22nd, which benefits the Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition (FoSMC), Phoenix will unveil his latest test kitchen creation, a 7-layer soda pop rock cake, made with sodas and candies found at […]

Hail the Pet Beauties

Hail the Pet Beauties

Saturday saw a march of pets that were adorable, handsome—and dressed in tutus. One Colorado held a pet day in its courtyard and welcomed the Fun & Furry-licious, the Dressed to the Hilt, and Tricksters. The “celebrant of kitsch pop culture” Charles Phoenix—in is his eye-popping patterned pants and light blue (not suede) shoes—MC’ed the […]

Summer Soda Tasting

Summer Soda Tasting

Celebrate the summer heat by spending some time with the King of Pop—soda pop, that is. Galco’s Soda Pop Stop is hosting its first Summer Soda Tasting, showcasing old and new favorites and a few surprise flavors. The event, hosted by Galco’s owner John Nese, will feature countless soda samples, live music, a silent auction and an […]

Everything’s Coming Up Camellias at Descanso

Everything’s Coming Up Camellias at Descanso

I sniff camellias every chance I get. My reward? A delicate fragrance — and a nose dusted with yellow pollen.  It’s fun to poke your nose into camellias — and at the week-long Descanso Gardens Camellia Festival beginning Saturday, visitors will not only be sniffing, they’ll also be tasting camellia teas and cocktails, showing off prize homegrown blooms, […]

Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday

Charles Phoenix’s Retro Holiday

Mid-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 […]

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

So remember that picture of the crazy man decked out in a Shriner’s hat and red-and-white striped jacket, clutching an American flag and being in charge of the chaos that was the Doo Dah Parade? Well, he’s returning to Pasadena to give a lecture at Neighborhood Church and the Gamble House this month. Awesome. Charles […]

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