The Catalina Island Museum welcomes retro pop culture humorist and author, Charles Phoenix, to the stage of the historic Avalon Casino Theatre on Sunday, June 2nd. His Catalinaland performance will sweep the audience away on a time travel storytelling and retro slide show adventure exploring the island’s classic landmarks, legends and lore.
Photo courtesy of Charles Phoenix
Charles is passionate about celebrating and paying tribute to our truly unique American culture. This is done through a comically narrated Kodachrome slide presentation which he acquired through estate sales. For two decades, he has been collecting personal slides showing travel, entertainment and lifestyles in the mid-20th century. He will also give the audience an iside peek to Catalina.
On June 2nd – inside the iconic Casino’s spectacular 1929 Art Deco movie palace – you are invited to experience the backstories and glories of the S.S. Avalon, glass bottom boat, flying fish, bird park, Catalina Pottery, vintage souvenirs, Casino, Wrigley family, the mysterious Catalina-shaped swimming pool, and much more.
Catalinaland features two acts with an intermission. Festive dress is encouraged but not expected. Aftershow Cake and Book Signing Party. All attendees are invited to meet Charles following the performance at the Catalina Island Museum for flying fish cake and punch. Copies of his latest book, Addicted to Americana, will be available for purchase.
Admission is $35 for members of the museum and $39 for non-members. Order tickets now. Call 310-510-2414, visit the museum in person, or CLICK HERE. Tickets will be available at the door, but the show may sell out.
What: Performance, Catalinaland
Where: Avalon Casino Theatre, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, CA 90704
When: June 2, 2019; 2:00pm
Website: http://CatalinaMuseum.org; https://www.charlesphoenix.com