"Heroes: A Tribute" with Doug Meyer
Published June 24, 2019
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    Doug Meyer joins Natalie on the podcast to discuss the release his book of Heroes: A Tribute. The book grew out of a traveling exhibition, which included 3 shows in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. "In 1981, Doug Meyer lost a dear friend to a mysterious new disease we now know was AIDS. Over the next few years, Doug went to seventy-nine funerals. In HEROES, Doug pays homage by way of portraiture to 50 innovative pioneers from the worlds of art, design, film, and dance, who were some of the first victims of AIDS and AIDS-related diseases. Among these individuals whose lives are celebrated in HEROES are Robert Mapplethorpe, Keith Haring, Alvin Ailey, Gia, Rudolf Nureyev, Freddie Mercury, Rock Hudson, Tina Chow, Klaus Nomi, and Halston."


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    Heroes: A Tribute Trade Edition | Doug Meyer’s SF Book Tour

    Canopy Space SF
    Monday, June 24 | 5:30PM - 8:00PM
    595 Pacific Ave 4th floor SF,  CA 94113Talk and signing event with this cool new space in SF’s design area.
    San Francisco Public Library’s James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center
    Tuesday, June 25 | 6:00PM - 7:30PM
    100 Larkin Street, SF
    The James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center is the gateway to the Library’s broader collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and allies’ history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Book Passage Ferry Plaza
    Thursday, June 27 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    Ferry Building, One, #42, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Oakland Museum of Art
    Friday, June 28 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    OMCA Store, Level 2
    1000 Oak Street, Oakland CA   Signing only in the bookstore

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