Charles Phoenix: Addicted to Americana
Campus Tour, Retro Dinner & Slide Show Party
Saturday, March 7, 2020
4pm Tour / 5pm Cocktail Hour / 6 – 8pm Dinner & Slideshow
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Includes a $60 Friend Membership & Desert Dinner Ticket - total value $125.
The Whole Arts Auxiliary presents an Evening with Retro Pop Culture Humorist, Charles Phoenix! The first of our Desert Dinner Series events.
The event will include:
- A Tour of the Joshua Tree Retreat Center's Lloyd Wright designed campus
- A Charles Phoenix “Test Kitchen” inspired dinner and cocktail hour prepared by Chef Matt Blansett
- A Live comedy slide show celebrating classic and kitschy American life & style
- Includes beer, wine and a specialty-themed cocktail
Charles launches mid-century Americana into the stratosphere! With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm, and eagle eye for odd-ball detail, he delivers a delightful slide show and tell of vintage car culture, space-age transportation, mid-century architecture, road trip discoveries, lost and found attractions, fun food experiments, and more, galore!
Be prepared for your national pride to swell, imagination to be inspired, and your spirit to soar!
Following the dinner and performance, Charles will sign copies of his last books, Holiday Jubilee and Addicted to Americana.
About the Venue:
The Joshua Tree Retreat Center, the oldest and largest retreat center in the Western United States, is home to the Institute of Mentalphysics and to the largest collection of Lloyd Wright buildings in the country. As a non-profit 501c3, JTRC’s mission is to be a retreat center for individuals and groups to create and experience new ways to approach spiritual living and personal well-being.
About the Whole Arts Auxiliary:
Launched in 2018, the Whole Arts Auxiliary is dedicated to the preservation and protection of the Joshua Tree Retreat Center with the active participation of community. Our Mission is to steward the Lloyd Wright Buildings and the spiritual philosophy of Organic Architecture that is affiliated with the Institute of Mentalphysics.
Whole Arts Auxiliary Membership is a way to get people like you involved in arts and social happenings that are unique to our desert community. These events and activities will raise much needed funds for the restoration and preservation of the architectural masterpieces, the rich natural environment and the restorative spiritual energy found at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center.