NEW YORK "A Prairie Home Companion
" has been given a new name "Live from Here" in the wake of creator Garrison Keillors acrimonious split with Minnesota Public Radio.
Keillor added that he is "deeply grateful," for his years working on 'A Prairie Home Companion
,' and other productions.
"A Prairie Home Companion
" will be setting up shop at the Cuthbert Amphitheater on Thursday when the creator and longtime host of the radio show, Garrison Keillor, comes to town.
Films discussed include The Big Broadcast, Buck Benny Rides Again, My Friend Irma, and A Prairie Home Companion
. The book includes b&w film stills and movie posters, most from the authorAEs own collection.
She performed with Bob Dylan and was a regular on Garrison Keillor's radio show, A Prairie Home Companion
''The Keillor Reader'' includes monologues from ''A Prairie Home Companion
'' as well as excerpts from his novels, newspaper columns and previously unpublished essays.
Garrison Keillor's LAKE WOBEGON FAMILY REUNION: SELECTED STORIES (9781622312931, $29.95) is quite different, presenting primarily monologs from Keillor about life in the Midwest that have been hand-picked from over 15 previously released collections and some 40 years of A Prairie Home Companion
In 2004, Chvostek joined the Juno-winning Wailin' Jennys, a gig that won international acclaim and landed her on A Prairie Home Companion
, Garrison Keillor's highly acclaimed U.S.
Main Street's artistic director, Rebecca Greene Udden, says audiences can expect the show--which features a book by local playwright Steve Garfinkel and is underwritten by an NEA grant--to call to mind the laid-back, folksy style of "A Prairie Home Companion
Keillor is the host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion
and The Writer's Almanac heard on public radio.
The heat was on A Prairie Home Companion
's Garrison Keillor in March, after he seemed to critique gays in his syndicated column: "The country has come to accept stereotypical gay men--sardonic fellows with fussy hair....
Mamma Mia will be her first full musical, although she has sung in Postcards From The Edge and A Prairie Home Companion