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The gay heart of San Francisco

Armistead Maupin concludes ‘Tales of the City’ by Elizabeth Schwyzer / Mountain View Voice For 40 years, his novels have defined San Francisco: the home of counterculture, a haven for hippies, artists and writers, the capital of free speech and … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin Makes a Quick Return to the Bay Area

By Dani Burlison JAN. 16, 2015 Has it really been 40 years? Longtime San Francisco residents and Tales of the City fans might find it hard to believe that the saga of 28 Barbary Lane turned the big four-oh last … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin in Conversation: The Days of Anna Madrigal

Armistead Maupin is celebrated as the creator of the Tales of the City series, which follow the exploits of the residents of a San Francisco apartment in the late 70s and early 80s. He joins writer Damian Barr to talk … Continue reading

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Hilary Swank, Armistead Maupin Honored at Raucous Outfest Legacy Awards

NOVEMBER 13, 2014 Allegra Tepper @allegraceline Tinseltown’s LGBT community faced a not unfamiliar predicament on Wednesday night, when not one but two star-studded soirées celebrated the legacy of LGBT characters on screen: which to attend? While Portia de Rossi, Eric … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin at the San Francisco Public Library

KM Soehnlein interviews Armistead Maupin about “Tales of the City,” Jackie O, Burning Man, and Jesse Helms rolling in his grave. For almost four decades, “Tales of the City” has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking San … Continue reading

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One City, One Book – Celia Sack

San Francisco Public Library is thrilled to announce that the 10th Annual One City One Book selection is Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, a beloved book that celebrates San Francisco in the 1970s. Mr. Maupin will appear at the … Continue reading

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The Dinner Party Show: Author Armistead Maupin recalls the mystery of Burning Man

From “The Dinner Party Show”  Bestselling author ARMISTEAD MAUPIN, in this brief clip from his first visit to THE DINNER PARTY SHOW, reminisces with hosts CHRISTOPHER RICE and ERIC SHAW QUINN about the magic and mystery of BURNING MAN (“it’s … Continue reading

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