Visionary showman Fred Weintraub introduced Bruce Lee to the world by producing “Enter the Dragon,” got the documentary movie masterpiece “Woodstock” made, and founded The Bitter End, the legendary East Village coffee house where such performers as Woody Allen, Neil Diamond, Bill Cosby, Judy Collins, Robert Kline, Billy Crystal, Peter Paul and Mary, and many other got their start.
Fred has written a new memoir of his fascinating life, “Bruce Lee, Woodstock and Me,” which he was signing yesterday at Diesel, a book store in Santa Monica. Carolyn Fox, host of “Carolyn Fox’s Hollywood Spotlight,” dropped by to pick up a copy of the book and greet the Fred and his co-author, David Field.
On March 10, at 2 PM, Fred will be in the Bay Area for another signing event, at Barnes & Noble at 5604 Bay Street in Emeryville.
Fred Weintraub has had a profound influence on popular culture. If you are a fan of the movies, music or comedy, you’ll enjoy this riveting behind-the-scenes read.