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“Tales of the City” a concert

I am back home from an extremely short trip to New York to see “Tales of the City” a concert at the Music Box Theater. The musical debuted at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco in 2011, and it was wonderful … Continue reading

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‘Tales of the City’ author Armistead Maupin says, ‘I surrendered my youth.’

BY DANNYE ROMINE POWELL dpowell@charlotteobserver.com Who today even remembers that Armistead “Tales of the City” Maupin is from Raleigh? That’s right. The man who, in 1976, began chronicling the gay movement in San Francisco, came from a conservative family in … Continue reading

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Top 5 Vintage Gay TV Characters

Antony Simpson 13th July 2016 Antony Simpson shares his Top 5 Vintage TV Characters. In order to make the list, characters had to be iconic, queer and in some way vintage. Click here to see the list

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A Return to Barbary Lane?

At the Monday, June 20, opening party for Dog Eared Books’ new store in the Castro, after Armistead Maupin read something from “Logical Family,” his forthcoming memoir, Frank Biafore asked about Laura Linney’s recent revelation that there have been talks … Continue reading

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Laura Linney is keeping a secret

No one is lovelier than LL when she spills the beans. More news soon! Posted by Armistead Maupin on Friday, May 27, 2016    

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Armistead Maupin in conversation with Katherine Maxfield

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 3 p.m. The internationally bestselling author, hailed as having “invented San Francisco,” comes to Montalvo for a fascinating and evocative conversation with Katherine Maxfield about his life and many accomplishments in literature, theater, and music. Books … Continue reading

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News Briefs: Maupin receives Mayor’s Art Award

compiled by Cynthia Laird 02/04/2016 Bestselling author Armistead Maupin has been named by Mayor Ed Lee as the recipient of the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award. Maupin, a gay man, rose to fame with his nine-volume Tales of the City series, … Continue reading

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