Category Archives: Tales of the City

“Tales of the City” and the Great American Read

This morning, PBS unveiled a list of America’s 100 favorite novels, chosen in support of The Great American Read, an eight-part PBS series (and multi-platform initiative) hosted by TV personality and journalist Meredith Vieira debuting May 22 at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Mr. Maupin, it’s time for your close-up

August 11, 2017 at 9:21 pm PDT by John Paul King For a certain generation of gay men and women, the name Armistead Maupin will always strike a deep and richly satisfying chord in the soul. His serialized “Tales of the … Continue reading

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“Tales” Omnibus available 12/06/2016

Just in time for Christmas, 3 books containing all 9 “Tales” novels will be released by Harper Collins. Available for pre-order now!         https://www.harpercollins.com/search-results/?search-term=armistead+maupin

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Chorus pays homage to heroes

by David-Elijah Nahmod 4/7/2016 The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus pays homage to the distinguished gay author Armistead Maupin in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first installment of Maupin’s serialized novel Tales of the City appearing in the … Continue reading

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“Tales Of Our City: Our Lives, Our Heroes” – Exclusive Presale!

JANUARY 21, 20165:59 PM Want the best seats in the house to our April show, “Tales Of Our City: Our Lives, Our Heroes” at Davies Symphony Hall? We’re running an exclusive presale with Goldstar to offer our patrons these excellent seats for … Continue reading

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New York Public Library: Our Favorite Female Characters

BIBLIO FILE, WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Our Favorite Female Characters by Lynn Lobash, Manager of Reader Services April 7, 2015 We asked our staff about their favorite female characters. Here are some they highly recommend for kids, teens and adults alike. … Continue reading

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Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin – My self guided tour of San Francisco

by Jason Dutton-Smith February 2, 2015 More Than Route 66 | USA Travel Blog | Blog on America Our Most Viewed Blog Articles in 2014 Are… Our 2014 goal of more travel was certainly achieved and a resolution we didn’t … Continue reading

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Book wishes for 2015

Excerpted from The Star Online Sunday December 28, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM Our writers share their book-related wishes for 2015. As the year draws to a close, most of us are in a reflective mood, looking back over the events … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Maupin’s real Tales of the City

October 2014 Eva Wiseman He’s been called the man who ‘invented San Francisco’ but with his final Tales of the City book in the bag, has Armistead Maupin moved on? He talks to Eva Wiseman about fame, fans and visiting … Continue reading

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Macondray Lane Walk Through

Thanks to Youtube User Curious2Travel, here is a virtual walk-through of Macondray Lane (aka “Barbary Lane”). To visit this, and other locations mentioned in Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” Series, visit http://www.toursofthetales.com ran by Larry Rhodes.  His website is updated frequently … Continue reading

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