Charles Phoenix: Catalinaland
Live Show – Celebrating SoCal's Enchanted Wonderland… presented by Catalina Island Museum
Be prepared for your Catalina lovin' spirit to soar when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, sweeps us away on a time travel adventure exploring the island's classic landmarks, legends and lore.
With his trademark enthusiasm and spectacular collection of images, Charles shares the stories and glories of the S.S. Avalon, glass bottom boat, flying fish, bird park, Catalina Pottery, vintage graphics, souvenirs, Wrigley family, the mysterious Catalina-shaped swimming pool, iconic 1929 Casino, and much more.
Charles also shares his guide to must do sightseeing, shopping, and dining experiences, the Island's hidden treasures, time warps, and what not to miss as you discover Catalina as a great big wonderful theme park!
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About Charles Phoenix
Mid-century pop culture expert, Charles Phoenix is a performer, author, explorer and collector celebrating classic and kitschy American life and style. He is known for his spirited live “slide show” performances, classic car JOYRIDE videos, colorful coffee table books, and fun “field trip” tours. On TV, he has appeared on Jay Leno’s Garage, Martha Stewart, Conan, and Queen Latifah Show; also judging on Cake Wars Christmas, and Nailed It, and vintage appraiser for Storage Wars. The New York Times says: “Call him the King of Retro.”