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Garrison Keillor Says He Is Stepping Down As Host Of 'A Prairie Home Companion'

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Media

  ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of the popular "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, says he means i...

'The Prairie Home Companion' Live at The Greek Theater

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

This Friday Garrison Keillor brought his tried and trusted band of radio renegades to the Greek Theater and broadcast live across the nation his original review; The Prairie Home Companion. It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable nights of theater in my life.

Tailgating Portlandia-Style

Posted 01.29.2014 | Comedy

The football season is nearly over, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of other tailgate-worthy events. Take this first-look clip from the new...

Garrison Keillor Tells Us The Difference Between Plumbing And Storytelling

Posted 05.15.2013 | Books

“Is the art of storytelling dead?” Garrison Keillor, the host for the 2013 Moth Ball in New York, said he was once asked this question by a fan...

Does NPR Have To Be So Depressing?

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

National Public Radio affiliates, I'm asking you -- in this era of endless reports on ways people are hurting the planet and each other -- to occasionally broadcast some temporary relief.

A Prairie Home Companion, Zou Bisou Bisou, Afrika Bambaataa: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 25, 26, 27, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, MAY 25 1. A Prairie Home Companion At Wolf Trap Garrison Keillor is bringing a live version of his long running story telling va...

Reggie Watts At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 21, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.21.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR MONDAY, MAY 21 1. Reggie Watts at 9:30 Club The comedian just released his newest album/DVD, recorded live in Central Park. He doe...

'A Prairie Home Companion' Cruise Of The Mediterranean

Posted 04.09.2012 | Travel

Fans of Garrison Keillor and "A Prairie Home Companion" can join the crew of the popular radio show for a Mediterranean cruise this summer. The si...

The Lake Wobegon Effect and the Cell Phone Ban

John B. Townsend II | Posted 02.27.2012 | DC
John B. Townsend II

You don't have to be delusional, or live in Lake Wobegon for that matter, to know being distracted behind the wheel for even just a few seconds greatly increases your chances of being in a crash.

Boardwalk Empires, Mockingbirds, Concertos & Rocket Science: Conversations with The Jayhawks, Bela Fleck and Vince Giordano

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


All That Jarosz

Daniel Menaker | Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Menaker

Sarah Jarosz, a prodigy in the kind of music loosely called Americana, just last week released a new CD, Follow Me Down. She was in New York for three separate performances, the first at the Living Room. Overflow crowd.

Legendary Radio Host Says He's Retiring

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MINNEAPOLIS — Garrison Keillor plans to keep spinning tales of Lake Wobegon's Norwegian bachelor farmers for at least a couple more years, but t...

Garrison Keillor, Uncensored for Christmas

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jackson Williams

Some in the rightwing blogosphere, who can't stand Garrison Keillor for his liberal politics, are taking shots at him for his recent pro-Christmas pie...

Astoria Characters: The Saw Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Does Natalia Paruz's tune come from heaven or hell? It emanates from a saw -- the carpenter's tool that's used to cut wood.

Garrison Keillor Puts House On Market After Spat With Neighbor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Humorist Garrison Keillor put his historic St. Paul home up for sale, a few weeks after a dispute with his neighbor over her b...