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[http://www.gabrielpicart.com/english/biography.htm Spiers, Herb. "The Art of Gabriel Picart." 2009?]
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CBC Digital Archives: "Drag queens on Halloween". Broadcast Date: Oct. 30, 1973
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:Spiers interviewed. CBC description: "Exuberant cross-dressers, gay-baiting hecklers and glamorous female impersonators: they're all part of the scene at Toronto's Club Manatee on Halloween night in the early 1970s. The unlicensed gay dance club hosts a popular drag show every Halloween, attracting both friendly and hostile crowds. In this CBC-TV film from 1973, vignettes from the street outside are interspersed with scenes of three men and a woman dressing up for the evening – the men in women's clothes and makeup, the woman with a man's hat and pencil moustache. Warning: This item contains offensive language."  
  
  
CBC Digital Archives: "Drag queens on Halloween". Broadcast Date: Oct. 30, 1973
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[http://www.gabrielpicart.com/english/biography.htm Spiers, Herb. "The Art of Gabriel Picart." 2009?]
:Spiers interviewed. CBC description: "Exuberant cross-dressers, gay-baiting hecklers and glamorous female impersonators: they're all part of the scene at Toronto's Club Manatee on Halloween night in the early 1970s. The unlicensed gay dance club hosts a popular drag show every Halloween, attracting both friendly and hostile crowds. In this CBC-TV film from 1973, vignettes from the street outside are interspersed with scenes of three men and a woman dressing up for the evening – the men in women's clothes and makeup, the woman with a man's hat and pencil moustache. Warning: This item contains offensive language."  
 
  
  

Revision as of 11:01, 4 March 2011

Obituary of Herbert Spiers under construction, along with a list of representative photographs (dated, if possible), and an alphabetical bibliography of works about and by Spiers, and a Timeline of his life.

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Obituary

To be written

Basic Info:

Born: November 8, 1945, Columbus, Ohio


Died: March 2, 2011, 11:35 pm, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City


Surviving Partner: Joe Daniel


Surviving Relatives:


Memorial service?


Donations to?


Bibliography

CBC Digital Archives: "Drag queens on Halloween". Broadcast Date: Oct. 30, 1973

Spiers interviewed. CBC description: "Exuberant cross-dressers, gay-baiting hecklers and glamorous female impersonators: they're all part of the scene at Toronto's Club Manatee on Halloween night in the early 1970s. The unlicensed gay dance club hosts a popular drag show every Halloween, attracting both friendly and hostile crowds. In this CBC-TV film from 1973, vignettes from the street outside are interspersed with scenes of three men and a woman dressing up for the evening – the men in women's clothes and makeup, the woman with a man's hat and pencil moustache. Warning: This item contains offensive language."


Spiers, Herb. "The Art of Gabriel Picart." 2009?


Herb Spiers. Facebook.


Spiers, Herb. Interviewed by Sarah Schulman, July 2, 2008. Act Up Oral History Project. Interview Number: 090


S.I. Fine Arts. Spier's title?

From the website: "S.I. International was founded three decades ago [c. 1981] in the United States, with the Spanish sister company S.I. Barcelona founded five decades ago. Based in Manhattan and Barcelona, the firm’s S.I. Fine Arts division annually sells millions of dollars in original oil paintings, sculptures, pastels and limited editions.
We represent an innovative and international variety of artists and sell primarily to galleries. S.I. focuses on representational work."


Spiers, Herb. Ph.D. Thesis.


Spiers, Herb. Photograph. Cover, The Body Politic (Toronto), <pub data, page?>


Spiers, Herb. Photograph naked. The Body Politic (Toronto) <pub data, inside page? >


Timeline

1945, November 8

Born, Columbus, Ohio


1971. August 28

On August 28, 1971, homosexual men and women rallied on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, in the first large-scale gay demonstration in Canada. Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. "We Demand. The August 28th [1971 Gay Day Committee. Report in The Body Politic, Issue 1, Nov / Dec 1971. Reprinted in Flaunting It!, 1982. Spiers cited as co-writer with David Newcome of We Demand text.]


1972

Loubser, Jan J. Herbert Spiers, Carolyn Moody. The York County Board of Education: A Study in Innovation. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 1972. ISBN 0774400722 / 9780774400725 / 0-7744-0072-2.


1973, October 30

CBC Digital Archives: "Drag queens on Halloween". Broadcast Date: Oct. 30, 1973 Spiers interviewed. CBC description: "Exuberant cross-dressers, gay-baiting hecklers and glamorous female impersonators: they're all part of the scene at Toronto's Club Manatee on Halloween night in the early 1970s. The unlicensed gay dance club hosts a popular drag show every Halloween, attracting both friendly and hostile crowds. In this CBC-TV film from 1973, vignettes from the street outside are interspersed with scenes of three men and a woman dressing up for the evening – the men in women's clothes and makeup, the woman with a man's hat and pencil moustache. Warning: This item contains offensive language."


1974, Ocotober

Bebout, Rick. "The Star sells hate." Picket at the home of The Toronto Star's publisher. Photo of Spiers with others. Spiers mentions in history of The Body Politic publication.


2008, July 2

Spiers, Herb. Interviewed by Sarah Schulman, July 2, 2008. Act Up Oral History Project. Interview Number: 090


2009

Spiers, Herb. "The Art of Gabriel Picart." 2009?


2009, April 24-26

Joe Daniel '92 MBA & Herbert Spiers are Gold Hosts of "The First Ever Yale LGBT Reunion.

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