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Taking Woodstock

by Elliot Tiber

  • 48 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Square One Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Specific Groups - Male Gay Studies,
  • 1935-,
  • Biography,
  • Gay men,
  • New York (State),
  • Tiber, Elliot,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004752M
    ISBN 100757002935
    ISBN 109780757002939

    Taking Woodstock () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Taking Woodstock (Book): Tiber, Elliot: Baker & TaylorPresents the author's life in the s as a gay, New York interior designer and owner with his parents of an upstate hotel, describing how by living in two worlds he was able to help a concert promoter rent Max Yasgur's farm for the original Woodstock concert in Square One PublishersTaking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true.

      Elliot Tiber: Be yourself, love your life. Elliot Tiber, Woodstock Daddy is the author of the book Taking Woodstock, which was made into a major motion film by Ang Lee. He has writer and producer award-winning plays and musical comedies for theater, television, and films. Taking Woodstock audiobook, by Elliot Tiber Taking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true story of Elliot Tiber, the man who was instrumental in arranging the site for the original Woodstock Concert. Elliot, whose parents owned an upstate New York motel, was working in Greenwich Village in the summer of He socialized with the likes.

    After Woodstock, Elliot Tiber (as he is now known), moved to Paris. There he wrote the novel Rue Haute. The book was made into a movie in by Tiber's partner, Andr'e Ernotte, also called Rue Haute, which was selected as France's official entry for the Academy Awards. Since moving back to the US, Tiber has taught creative writing at the New.   The main character, Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin), from whose memoir, “Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life” (written with Tom Monte) the film was adapted, is .


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Taking Woodstock by Elliot Tiber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tiber's memoir Taking Woodstock, which he wrote with Tom Monte, was first published in and was soon after turned into a feature film by director Ang Lee.

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Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life Elliot Tiber, Author, Tom Monte, Author, Jim Frangione, Read by with Tom Monte, read by Jim Frangione. Recorded Books $ (0p. Think Woodstock was all peace and love.

Sure, but it also involved lawyers, mobsters and a few assorted pieces of B&D gear. Tiber, né Eliyahu Teichberg, lived two lives in the ’60s: Although he was a well-regarded mural artist whose “paintings were also displayed in galleries and sold,” by day, he helped his parents run a fleabag motel in the Catskills, and Taking Woodstock book night he haunted the gay.

Book Overview Taking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true story of Elliot Tiber, the man who was instrumental in arranging the site for the original Woodstock Concert.

Elliot, whose parents owned an upstate New York motel, was working in Greenwich Village in the summer of /5(5). Directed by Ang Lee. With Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Edward Hibbert, Imelda Staunton.

A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of /10(K).

Taking Woodstock is a American comedy-drama film about the Woodstock Festival ofdirected by Ang Lee. The screenplay by James Schamus is based on the memoir Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life by Elliot Tiber and Tom by: Danny Elfman.

Get this from a library. Taking Woodstock. [Elliot Tiber; Tom Monte] -- Presents the author's life in the s as a gay, New York interior designer and owner with his parents of an upstate hotel, describing how by living in two worlds he was able to help a concert.

Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life eBook: Tiber, Elliot, Monte, Tom: : Kindle Store/5(36).

Taking Woodstock is the story of a middle-aged gay man challenging bigotry intolerance and the rural peace of Upstate New York residents for the legal rights to sing dance and make love not war.

Tiber’s success created a kind of bonfire on which the excesses of the era would burn for years but the music and the lyrics sparked a universal brotherhood of youth that occasionally still flairs up today 5/5.

Taking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true story of Elliot Tiber, the man who was instrumental in arranging the site for the original Woodstock Concert.

Elliot, whose parents owned an upstate New York motel, was working in Greenwich Village in the summer of He socialized with the likes of Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and yet somehow Brand: Square One Publishers. other books Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life After Woodstock: The True Story of a Belgian Movie, an Israeli Wedding, & a Manhattan Breakdown.

Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life by Elliot Tiber with Tom Monte. This memoir offers another backstage look at the Woodstock music festival, making it a valuable gem as books about Woodstock : Abby Hargreaves. Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert and a Life is a memoir describing the origins of the Woodstock Festival by Elliot Tiber with Tom Monte.

It was published in by Square One Publishers, Inc., and was adapted into a movie of the same name by James Schamus, Ang Lee's long time writing/producing partner. Taking Woodstock. Open this photo in gallery: Reviewed by Terry Ott. Skillfully edited by Mike Evans and Paul Kingsbury, and easily the most handsome of the three books.

Taking Woodstock [a True Story of A Riot, A Concert, and A Life] (Book): Tiber, Elliot: Taking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true story of Elliot Tiber, the man who was instrumental in arranging the site for the original Woodstock Concert.

Elliot, whose parents owned an upstate New York motel, was working in Greenwich Village in the summer of Taking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true story of Elliot Tiber, the man who was instrumental in arranging the site for the original Woodstock Concert.

Elliot, whose parents owned an More. Taking Woodstock Critics Consensus. Featuring numerous 60s-era clichés, but little of the musical magic that highlighted the famous festival, Taking Woodstock is a breezy but underwhelming portrayal%. Taking Woodstock is the funny, touching, and true story of Elliot Tiber, the man who was instrumental in arranging the site for the original Woodstock Concert.

Elliot, whose parents owned an upstate New York motel, was working in Greenwich Village in the summer of He socialized with the likes of Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, and yet Brand: Square One Publishers.

The full title of his book was "Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life." Schamus leaves out the riot (Stonewall) and the life (Teichberg's).Director Ang Lee and screenwriter James Schamus use a transformative event in American pop-culture history as a springboard to explore one man's personal growth, and they do so with gentle humor and nuance in Taking Woodstock.

A surprisingly intimate drama given that it deals with such a monumental event, the film captures the excitement and energy of Woodstock, yet never loses sight of the deeply Brand: Focus Features.The movie “Taking Woodstock“, scheduled to be released in August is based on the autobiography of creative writer Elliot Tiber titled Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a film offers a new perspective into the groundbreaking festival as well as the social and cultural strife faced by individuals of the era.