Posts Tagged “Melvin Wilk”

  • Ralph Bakshi: From Brownsville to Hollywood

    December 5th, 2011 | Blog, Events, Tikva Records | Marc Weidenbaum | 2 Comments

    Nobody lives in North Beach anymore. We learned that last night. We heard a Haight-Ashbury hippie tell it authoritatively to a songwriting New Yorker who’d just driven across the country, spinning lyrics in Kansas cornfields and penciling them on scraps of newspaper during late-night bus rides.

    We learned a lot last night, as legendary animator …

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  • The Immigrant Songs of Animator Ralph Bakshi

    November 29th, 2011 | Blog, Events, Tikva Records | Marc Weidenbaum | 3 Comments

    Ralph Bakshi is one of the great American animators, and for one night only (December 3) he will be in San Francisco to discuss and to screen excerpts from such trailblazing films as Heavy Traffic, Fritz the Cat, and the uniquely Jewish American Pop. He’ll do this with longtime friend/poet …

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