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2015/03/02 07:26
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Keillor is an internationally known humorist who has been the writer, host and star of "A Prairie Home Companion" for 41 years on Minnesota Public Radio. "Thank you for letting me talk about you...
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2015/02/27 17:43
2015/02/27 17:43
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Award-winning country singer Kacey Musgraves is the kind of person you want to hang with. She’s smart and smart-alecky, charming and mischievous, clever and wacky. She might get you into trouble but...
2015/02/27 13:07
2015/02/27 13:07
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THIS WEEK: Feb. 27 to March 5, 2015 Mike Lewis, the Americana singer-songwriter in a coffeehouse-style concert. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27. Free....
2015/02/27 03:13
2015/02/27 03:13
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Punch Brothers' co-founder Chris Thile describes his band's music in violent terms – slaps and ice baths get mentioned. But it's all good, because it's all about channeling the world's musical...
2015/02/26 10:43
2015/02/26 10:43
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A few thoughts after seeing Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, the first couple of the banjo, in concert Wednesday at the O’Shaughnessy in St. Paul. Calling Fleck a virtuoso doesn’t do him justice. His...
2015/02/25 21:43
2015/02/25 21:43
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... the most stimulating four hours I’ve ever experienced.” That’s how mandolin master Chris Thile described his guest-hosting duties on “A Prairie Home Companion” this month. That, and,...
2015/02/25 09:54
2015/02/25 09:54
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If the harmonious bluegrass that's coming from the Steep Canyon Rangers sounds like a band lost in time and Appalachia, it is because they practically are. Nestled in the foothills of North Carolina,...
2015/02/21 23:58
2015/02/21 23:58
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The blur between the Spirit Awards and the Academy Awards — set a day apart on different sides of Los Angeles, with distinctly different dress codes — is nearly complete. Increasingly, the films...
2015/02/20 12:07
2015/02/20 12:07
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THIS WEEK: Feb. 20 to 26, 2015 The American Songbook, a dinner show with a group of performers delivering songs by Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin Brothers and more. Sherman...
2015/02/17 23:25
2015/02/17 23:25
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The following is a news release for the Banners Series at McNeese State University: The 23rd season of Banners at McNeese State University begins at the end of February and this year's entertainment...
2015/02/17 16:48
2015/02/17 16:48
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Tuesday, February 17, 11:17 AM EST He grew up in a small Minnesota town that was crazy about football and basketball, but Keillor wasn�t athletic. And writing was something he could do by...
2015/02/16 16:21
2015/02/16 16:21
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Ann Arbor/Detroit, 104.1 FM West Michigan, and 91.7 FM Flint), and is repeated Sundays at noon. "A Prairie Home Companion" ticket information: Prices: $38.50, $58.50, $68.50 Tickets sale: 10...
2015/02/12 16:50
2015/02/12 16:50
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... for Keillor Mandolinist Chris Thile (THEEL'-ee) of the band Punch Brothers says hosting "A Prairie Home Companion" is like "getting to be Luke Skywalker."More >> Mandolinist Chris Thile...
2015/02/10 07:26
2015/02/10 07:26
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Garrison Keillor will return to Martin Luther High School on March 1 for the Lutherans Laughing Celebration Dinner. Keillor is known as a humorist, speaker, author and "down home" Minnesota Lutheran,...
2015/02/07 09:30
2015/02/07 09:30
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New Yorker will kick off the evening. Franzen has written for a variety of formats, most notably "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keeler. Fabric artist Missy Stevens will discuss...
2015/02/06 23:21
2015/02/06 23:21
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... 4:21 PM KSTP.com Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Punch Brothers says hosting "A Prairie Home Companion" is like "getting to be Luke Skywalker." Thile will substitute for...
2015/02/01 20:44
2015/02/01 20:44
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A performance by singer Robbie Fulks that aired live on public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion” included a line in one of his songs that prompted an apology from Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) ahead...
2015/02/01 04:43
2015/02/01 04:43
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Lonnie Dupre huddled in his sleeping bag in the frigid darkness, trying to hibernate through his fears. It was supposed to have been an overnight stay, at 11,200 feet altitude on the west face of...
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2015/01/29 10:09
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In 1972, Anton Armstrong's pastor "kind of dragged me, not wanting to go" to a concert by the St. Olaf Choir at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. One problem was that Armstrong...
2015/03/02 07:26
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