Charles Phoenix & The Third Dimension: L.A.'s 'King of Kitsch' Presents All-New 3-D Retro Slide Show Extravaganza

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Charles Phoenix & The Third Dimension celebrates the story and glory of 3-D in 3-D at L.A.'s Downtown Independent theater, with 3 p.m. matinees on Sunday, May 9 and Sunday, May

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Audiences are invited to come dressed in lipstick red and bright turquoise in honor of those old 3-D glasses (you know, the ones with one lens in each color).

Yee-haaaaw! Charles Phoenix announces his first-ever 3-D Retro Slide Show extravaganza. Charles Phoenix & The Third Dimension celebrates the story and glory of 3-D in 3-D at L.A.'s Downtown Independent theater, with 3 p.m. matinees on Sunday, May 9 and Sunday, May 16.

Pop culture expert and comedian Charles Phoenix will share spectacular 3-D images for the first time ever in this all new, two-act, 3-D Retro Slide Show performance.

3-D highlights include:

  •     Stereoscopes views of the Victorian era
  •     The classic "Viewmaster Family" at home in the 50s
  •     SoCal's theme parks and space age suburbia in Kodachrome
  •     Behind the scenes of early sci-fi TV
  •     Legendary world's fairs
  •     Cheesy Cheesecake and beefy beefcake
  •     3-Dimensional melodies of Dominic, the "Worlds Greatest Roller Rink Organist"

Audiences are invited to come dressed in lipstick red and bright turquoise in honor of those old 3-D glasses (you know, the ones with one lens in each color).

Everyone will receive a FREE pair of 3-D glasses!

Charles Phoenix & The Third Dimension takes place on Sunday, May 9 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, May 16 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $35. To purchase tickets and for more information, call (213) 617-1033 or visit http://www.charlesphoenix.com. The Downtown Independent (http://www.downtownindependent.com) is located at 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (**PLEASE NOTE: This show is rated "3-D PG" due to some cheesy cheesecake.)

About Charles Phoenix
At the forefront of pop culture, Charles Phoenix is known for offering a hip and highly original take on kitsch and the classic American experience with his hilarious Retro Slide Show performances, fun-filled School Bus Field Trip Tours, "Test Kitchen" experiments, and colorful coffee table books. Fans from coast to coast enjoy his infectious enthusiasm, gracious sense of humor and keen eye for detail. Charles is a recurring correspondent for NPR and guest on The Martha Stewart Show. The LA Weekly chose Charles for the cover of its 2008 People issue, calling him the "Kodachrome King." For more information, visit http://www.charlesphoenix.com or follow Charles on Facebook at facebook.com.

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CHARLES PHOENIX & THE THIRD DIMENSION

WHAT:
Charles Phoenix & The Third Dimension - Pop culture expert and comedian Charles Phoenix will share spectacular 3-D images for the first time ever in this all new, two-act, 3-D Retro Slide Show extravaganza. See sensational Stereoscopes of the Victorian era. Experience the classic "Viewmaster Family" at home in the 50s, time travel back to SoCal in the 1930-50s, go behind the scenes of early sci-fi TV and explore legendary world's fairs. Filling the theatrical air with 3-Dimensional melodies will be Dominic, the "Worlds Greatest Roller Rink Organist." Audiences are invited to come dressed in lipstick red and bright turquoise in honor of those old 3-D glasses. Everyone will also receive a free pair of 3-D glasses. (**PLEASE NOTE: This show is rated "3-D PG" due to some cheesy cheesecake.)

WHEN:
Sunday, May 9 at 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 16 at 3 p.m.

WHERE:
Downtown Independent
251 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA, 90012
http://www.downtownindependent.com

HOW:
Purchase tickets online at http://www.charlesphoenix.com
For more information, call (213) 617-1033

TICKETS
$35

Contact (for media only):
Lucy Pollak
(818) 887-1499

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