Oregon Cartoon Institute

Pedalpalooza Mel Blanc Bike Tour/June 18, 3:00 PM @ Lair Hill Park

In News on June 17, 2011 at 3:59 pm

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Mel Blanc, man of 1,000 voices, best known as the voice of Bugs Bunny and a host of Looney Tunes voices and personalities, grew up right here in Portland! Join historian Dennis Nyback (collector of rare, forbidden and forgotten films and fascinating morsels of Portland history) on a tour of Mel’s Portland. Be prepared to discover some quirky facts of Portland in the late 1920s and early 1930s! Stop by the Oregon Jewish Museum exhibit or check out the Mel Blanc Project Lecture Series taking place this month to learn more about this legend.
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What: Mel Blanc Bike Tour

When: June 18, 3:00 PM

Where: Lair Hill Park, SW 2nd Ave and Woods St Take Trimet (Meet us inside the park!)
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Who: Led by Meghan Sinnot & Dennis Nyback

Here’s more information about Mel Blanc.

The Mel Blanc Project  is a series of public history/art education events made possible in part by a grant from the Kinsman Foundation and by a grant from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.

For more information about Mel Blanc, see the Archives of this website.

Another recommended method of deepening your knowledge is to attend the entire lecture series,  Mel Blanc: The Portland Years.

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