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Guardian Unlimited
Garrison Keillor on retiring, the trouble with nostalgia, and the state of AmericaMost nights this month, Garrison Keillor, host of the long-running radio show A
Garrison Keillor on retiring, the trouble with nostalgia, and the state of America
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 hours ago
Most nights this month, Garrison Keillor, host of the long-running radio show A Prairie Home Companion, has put on a white suit, red tie and sneakers, then stepped off his tour bus to perform a version of his weekly program to live audiences around... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Relentless drive makes UB’s Leipold a master builderLance Leipold had just led Wisconsin-Whitewater to the NCAA Division III nation
Relentless drive makes UB’s Leipold a master builder
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Lance Leipold had just led Wisconsin-Whitewater to the NCAA Division III national championship in his first season as a head football coach. The year was 2007. He was 43 years old. He had reached a pinnacle of his profession after 21 years in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Diablo Cody: ‘Thanks to me, you get to see Meryl Streep make out with Rick Springfield!’Diablo Cody’s new movie stars Meryl Streep and Streep’s own daughter, Mamie Gum
Diablo Cody: ‘Thanks to me, you get to see Meryl Streep make out with Rick Springfield!’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Diablo Cody’s new movie stars Meryl Streep and Streep’s own daughter, Mamie Gummer, as mother and daughter. It marks the reunion of Streep and Kevin Kline for only the second time since Sophie’s Choice (after A Prairie Home Companion). But all Cody... Read more
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The Advocate
We Made Lily Tomlin CryThe Kennedy Center Honors are often bestowed on artists at the end of their car
We Made Lily Tomlin Cry
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The Kennedy Center Honors are often bestowed on artists at the end of their careers. But after receiving the honor in 2014, 75-year-old comic genius Lily Tomlin is hotter than ever. The Emmy-, Tony-, and Grammy Award–winning star is currently... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Minnesota State Fair opens annual 12-day run ThursdayMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-da
Minnesota State Fair opens annual 12-day run Thursday
Marshall Independent / Posted 5 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-day run through Labor Day, Sept. 7. While its roots go back to 1855, this will be the fair's 130th anniversary on its current site in Falcon Heights. The fair's oldest... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota State Fair opens annual 12-day run ThursdayMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-da
Minnesota State Fair opens annual 12-day run Thursday
KTTC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for its annual 12-day run through Labor Day, Sept. 7. While its roots go back to 1855, this will be the fair's 130th anniversary on its current site in Falcon Heights. The fair's oldest... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Keillor comes home to broadcast ‘Prairie Home’Garrison Keillor comes home to his alma mater Oct. 24 when he and the “A Prairi
Keillor comes home to broadcast ‘Prairie Home’
ABC Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
Garrison Keillor comes home to his alma mater Oct. 24 when he and the “A Prairie Home Companion” crew broadcast the live radio variety show from Anoka High School’s field house. Keillor graduated from Anoka High with the class of 1960 and, as he... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Entertainment Picks Aug. 20-26Nick Pedersen: UltimaSalt Lake City native Nick Pedersen is a mixed-media artis
Entertainment Picks Aug. 20-26
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
Nick Pedersen: UltimaSalt Lake City native Nick Pedersen is a mixed-media artists who uses illustration and photography to highlight the intricacies of the world around us. Since breaking onto the scene, he's exhibited in Los Angeles; Miami; Santa... Read more
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Washington Post
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour noteRobin and Linda Williams at their Shenandoah Valley home. The duo, made famous
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour note
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
Robin and Linda Williams at their Shenandoah Valley home. The duo, made famous by “A Prairie Home Companion,” wrote a song protesting the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the original path of which ran past their back yard. (Charles Ommanney/The... Read more
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Washington Post
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour noteRobin and Linda Williams at their Shenandoah Valley home. The duo, made famous
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour note
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
Robin and Linda Williams at their Shenandoah Valley home. The duo, made famous by “A Prairie Home Companion,” wrote a song protesting the proposed Atlantic Coastal Pipeline, the original path of which ran past their back yard. (Charles Ommanney/The... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
SCHEDULE | Wednesday at the Indiana State FairINDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 12, 2015) –Wednesday offers plenty to do as the Indiana Stat
SCHEDULE | Wednesday at the Indiana State Fair
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 12, 2015) –Wednesday offers plenty to do as the Indiana State Fair continues. Highlights for Wednesday include a beer and wine exhibit, the “Happy Together Tour” featuring some classic acts and a performance from Garrison Keillor... Read more
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TribLIVE
Keillor performance part of Shady Side Academy seriesLast month, Garrison Keillor set off on what he called his farewell tour. Befor
Keillor performance part of Shady Side Academy series
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
Last month, Garrison Keillor set off on what he called his farewell tour. Before he goes quietly into retirement, the storyteller-radio host will make a stop at Shady Side Academy in Fox Chapel next May. Keillor, 72, the longtime host of public... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Jerry Cutler On Film—‘Ricki And The Flash’ Has Weak Plot, But Gummer Does Her Mother ProudPosted: Monday, August 10, 2015 – 2:13 PM Meryl Streep is Ricki in Ricki And T
Jerry Cutler On Film—‘Ricki And The Flash’ Has Weak Plot, But Gummer Does Her Mother Proud
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 20 days ago
Posted: Monday, August 10, 2015 – 2:13 PM Meryl Streep is Ricki in Ricki And The Flash which has plenty of Ricki, but very little flash. The grand dame of American cinema has given performances that send critics running to their thesauri looking for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Get Off the Couch: 'Prairie Home Companion' returns to Memorial Auditorium stageGarrison Keillor, right, will bring "A Prairie Home Companion: America the Beau
Get Off the Couch: 'Prairie Home Companion' returns to Memorial Auditorium stage
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
Garrison Keillor, right, will bring "A Prairie Home Companion: America the Beautiful Tour" to Memorial Auditorium on Sunday. Behind him is Rich Dworsky, the show's master pianist. LISA DENTON: Barry, I don't remember exactly where you fall in the... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
'A Prairie Home Companion' stops by Clay Center Tuesday on farewell tour Aug. 09, 2015 @ 02:14 PM CHARLESTON - Don’t miss your chance to see an Ameri
'A Prairie Home Companion' stops by Clay Center Tuesday on farewell tour
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Aug. 09, 2015 @ 02:14 PM CHARLESTON - Don’t miss your chance to see an American public radio classic live on the Clay Center stage when Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Garrison Keillor coming to Brevard, NC for farewell tourAs one of only a few cities across the country that will feature Keillor and co
Garrison Keillor coming to Brevard, NC for farewell tour
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
As one of only a few cities across the country that will feature Keillor and company during his 2015 “The America the Beautiful” farewell summer bus tour, the Brevard Music Center performance marks one of the last opportunities for the public to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
'Prairie Home Companion' at Brevard Music CenterAs one of only a few cities across the country that will feature Keillor and co
'Prairie Home Companion' at Brevard Music Center
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 21 days ago
As one of only a few cities across the country that will feature Keillor and company during his 2015 “The America the Beautiful” farewell summer bus tour, the Brevard Music Center performance marks one of the last opportunities for the public to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Happy Birthday to Garrison KeillorToday, August 7, is Garrison Keillor’s 73rd birthday. Mr. Keillor is the creat
Happy Birthday to Garrison Keillor
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
Today, August 7, is Garrison Keillor’s 73rd birthday. Mr. Keillor is the creator of the fictional town of Lake Wobegon (“Where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.”), and the host of the... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
An amiable and predictable rock ’n’ roll fableMy running joke about Meryl Streep is she's so amazing she gets nominated for a
An amiable and predictable rock ’n’ roll fable
Guelph Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
My running joke about Meryl Streep is she's so amazing she gets nominated for an Oscar even in years when she wasn't in any movies. She's one of the best actors, and quite possibly the most decorated, ever. When one thinks about Streep's incredible... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Ricki and the Flash' review: Demme, Cody collaboration falls flatkeyboards. Streep sings several numbers, as she has onscreen in everything from
'Ricki and the Flash' review: Demme, Cody collaboration falls flat
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
keyboards. Streep sings several numbers, as she has onscreen in everything from "Ironweed" to "Postcards from the Edge" to "A Prairie Home Companion" to mega-hit "Mamma Mia!" Why does this film, with so many first-rate artists in its corner, not... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Ricki and the Flash' review: Demme, Cody collaboration falls flatkeyboards. Streep sings several numbers, as she has onscreen in everything from
'Ricki and the Flash' review: Demme, Cody collaboration falls flat
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
keyboards. Streep sings several numbers, as she has onscreen in everything from "Ironweed" to "Postcards from the Edge" to "A Prairie Home Companion" to mega-hit "Mamma Mia!" Why does this film, with so many first-rate artists in its corner, not... Read more
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Times of Malta
Guitarist Buddy Emmons dies at 78Influential pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons, who recorded with country music
Guitarist Buddy Emmons dies at 78
Times of Malta / Posted 29 days ago
Influential pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons, who recorded with country music greats and toured as a bass player for Roger Miller, has died at age 78, the Nashville Musicians Association said. “In terms of pushing the boundaries of the steel... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Influential pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons dies at 78NASHVILLE, Tenn.: Influential pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons, who recorded
Influential pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons dies at 78
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn.: Influential pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons, who recorded with country music greats and toured as a bass player for Roger Miller, has died at age 78, the Nashville Musicians Association said on Thursday. "In terms of pushing the... Read more
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MLive.com
How Meijer Gardens witnessed the start of Garrison Keillor's farewell from 'A Prairie Home Companion'occurs to the listeners is that the "Sage of Lake Wobegon" is saying farewell.
How Meijer Gardens witnessed the start of Garrison Keillor's farewell from 'A Prairie Home Companion'
MLive.com / Posted a month ago
occurs to the listeners is that the "Sage of Lake Wobegon" is saying farewell. Just two weeks ago, the host of "A Prairie Home Companion" announced he'll leave the weekly radio show in July 2016. Most fans didn't know that when they... Read more

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