Be prepared for your local pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix sweeps you away on a time travel slide show "field trip" adventure extravaganza exploring Long Beach's classic and kitschy landmarks and lore -- then and now.
With his gracious sense of humor, unbridled enthusiasm, and keen eye for oddball detail, Charles reveals his guide to underrated, undiscovered and overlooked local treasures, highlighted by the very best of his found vintage slides of Long Beach.
Experience the world-famous Pike, local oddities and attractions, architectural marvels. old timey places, mom and pop businesses and neato neighborhoods, Thrill to the story of Miss Universe, the legend of the BIG donut, infamous local characters and much more -- all in glorious Kodachrome color!
A post-show cake and punch party with Charles will be hosted by inretrospect.
Festive Dress is highly encouraged!