Tag Archives: Armistead Maupin

REPORT: Netflix Develops Tales Of The City Update

Variety reports: Netflix is developing a new installment of “Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City” with Working Title Television U.S. Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis are on board to revive the characters they played in Showtime and PBS adaptations of the landmark LGBT-themed novel series in the 1990s. Michael Cunningham (“The Hours”) has penned the first script for what is ...

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Armistead Maupin To Perform In P-Town

Armistead Maupin will perform his show Logical Family next Sunday during Bear Week in Provincetown. In this witty and poignant new stage presentation the legendary author of “Tales of the City” turns a keen eye on his own youthful (and stumbling) search for family, love and authenticity. It’s a tale that leads from a repressive boyhood in North Carolina to ...

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HomoQuotable – Armistead Maupin

“I’m the only gay man I know who has never been to Fire Island. I have not made a point of staying away — its charms are legendary, of course — but the occasion has simply never presented itself. Now, it’s quite likely that I will remain forever virginal in that regard. Or at least until these guys are no ...

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Out Magazine Unveils 2014 Out 100 List

Out Magazine has unveiled this year’s Out 100 list. The 2014 ranking features Buzzfeed‘s Chris Geidner (seated above) and New York Times writer Josh Barro (third from left.) Others on the list are Dan Savage, Larry Kramer, Andy Bell, Armistead Maupin, Jason Collins, Richard Chamberlain, Carmen Carrera, and the cast of Looking.  See the full list.

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Yesterday In Provincetown

Left to right: Chris Turner, Andy Towle, Michael Goff, Armistead Maupin, some short dude, Brian Sims.

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With Armistead Maupin

Armistead Maupin’s final Bear Week show is tonight: Author Armistead Maupin returns to the Paramount Room at the Crown & Anchor in Provincetown. Ticketholders to AN EVENING WITH ARMISTEAD MAUPIN can expect free-wheeling anecdotes and lively conversation with the audience – as well as a reading from Maupin’s newest book, The Days of Anna Madrigal. The author’s books will be ...

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Today In Provincetown

Ito, fetch me a sidecar.

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Friday In Provincetown

Via Towleroad: If you are at Bear Week in Provincetown come to Towleroad‘s coffee meet-up on Friday from 9-11:30 am at the Central House restaurant at the Crown & Anchor (247 Commercial) and meet literary legend Armistead Maupin and Joe.My.God blogger Joe Jervis who are our special guests, along with Andy Towle and Michael Goff. RELATED: Maupin’s final Bear Week ...

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Afternoon View – Bear Week Performers

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Armistead Maupin To Speak At Bear Week

Legendary novelist Armistead Maupin returns to Bear Week in Provincetown this month for two nights of storytelling. Gay Icon, Literary genius! Warm, engaging, surprising and entertaining, Armistead Maupin returns to The Crown & Anchor’s Paramount Room for 2 nights. Hear readings from his latest works along with anecdotes and insights from his years as a prolific writer. Always a crowd ...

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Maupin & Hubby Move Back To SF

After two years in Santa Fe, Armistead Maupin and his husband have moved back to San Francisco. They’re renting a ground-floor flat in a Castro cottage, both “craving village life again,” said Maupin. They’re going to keep their house in Santa Fe “because we love it, putting it up on Airbnb in hopes, of course, that it will pay for ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Armistead Maupin To Get Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater

This weekend beloved novelist Armistead Maupin will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From their announcement: Armistead Maupin, Carolina Class of 1966, grew up in Raleigh. As an undergraduate here he wrote a column for the Daily Tar Heel and was elected vice president of the senior class. After graduation, ...

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The Man Who Invented San Francisco

The Days Of Anna Madrigal, the ninth and final installment of Armistead Maupin’s legendary Tales Of The City series, will be published later this month. Yesterday the Guardian heaped praise upon Maupin. An excerpt: Quentin Crisp once introduced him with the boast: “This is Mr Maupin. He invented San Francisco.” More importantly, Maupin virtually invented the mainstreaming of gay life ...

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Armistead Maupin At Bear Week

My buddy Mike and I just returned from Armistead Maupin’s packed appearance at Provincetown’s Crown & Anchor, where a rapt audience heard excerpts from the coming The Days Of Anna Madrigal. Like last year, my favorite part of event came when Maupin invited questions from the audience. The show runs again tomorrow, get tickets here.

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Last Night On Commercial Street

I just about crashed my bike last night as I pulled over to say hello to pop crooner Matt Alber, Armistead Maupin, and his husband, Christopher Turner.  Tonight and tomorrow the Crown & Anchor will host An Evening With Armistead Maupin. Get tickets here.

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Afternoon View – Bear Week Line-Up

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Armistead Maupin Completes Next Book

“Anna’s Tree (a honey locust) was planted in the garden today as I finished and delivered THE DAYS OF ANNA MADRIGAL. Many thanks to Enrique and Raul for the hard work. And thanks to my beloved Chris for putting up with a madman for the duration. We’re off to Ptown in the morning.” – Armistead Maupin, posting to his Facebook ...

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Armistead Maupin & Hubby In Santa Fean

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Armisted Maupin Settles Super Bowl Bet

Famed gay novelist Amistead Maupin made a Super Bowl bet with fellow writer Laura Lippman in which the loser would pen an ode to the winner’s hometown. Here’s Maupin’s tribute to Baltimore. The Virtues of Baltimore (After Pondering Weak and Weary) Who makes Baltimore so fine? The Duchess of Windsor or Divine? Poe and his Raven or Mama Cass? The ...

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Armistead Maupin’s House Is For Sale

Last month I mentioned that one of San Francisco’s most enduring icons will be moving to Santa Fe. On Sunday the Chronicle reported that his SF home is now on the market. “I loved being able to write on that top floor and walk out on the deck and just stare into Sutro Forest,” said Maupin, who penned three novels ...

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