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Mandolinist Thile To Guest Host ‘Prairie Home’

Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to “A Prairie Home Companion” on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek will be the guest host for shows Feb. 7 and 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

11/26/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Halloween weekend, so you can bet there’s going to be plenty of spooky fun. Jason Matheson has some tricks and treats in this week’s working for the weekend.

10/30/2014

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Keillor Announces ‘Prairie Home’ Joke Show

Get your knock-knock jokes ready. Humorist Garrison Keillor has scheduled another Joke Show for his public radio program, “A Prairie Home Companion.” The Joke Show will be broadcast live from the Pantages Theatre in downtown Minneapolis on Nov. 1.

10/04/2014

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Keillor’s ‘Radio Man’ To Open At History Theatre

Humorist and best-selling author Garrison Keillor can now add playwright to his list of achievements. Keillor’s first-full length play, “Radio Man,” is set to debut Saturday night at the History Theatre in downtown St. Paul.

09/26/2014

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Garrison Keillor To Undergo Surgery; 1 Show Canceled

“A Prairie Home Companion” has been forced to cancel one of its shows at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul after host and creator Garrison Keillor announced he will be undergoing surgery.

09/05/2014

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Daily Guide To The State Fair: Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Friday is MPR Day at the State Fair. There will be live radio broadcasts at Carousel Park. Fairgoers will enjoy early bird specials until 1 p.m. at the Midway and Kidway.

08/28/2014

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Tickets On Sale For ‘Prairie Home’ Fall Shows

Tickets are on sale for the fall run of humorist Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” in St. Paul. Keillor opens the new season of his public radio show at the Fitzgerald Theater on Sept. 20. Fiddler Sara Watkins and the Hot Rize bluegrass band are musical guests.

08/01/2014

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‘A Prairie Home Companion’ Celebrates 40 Years

Prairie Home Companion and the tales of Lake Wobegon are celebrating 40 years. Saturday night, to commemorate the anniversary, Prairie Home Companion returned to the site of its very first broadcast. The radio show with Garrison Keillor was back at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.

07/05/2014

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Keillor Returns To College For ‘Prairie Home’ 40th

Garrison Keillor returns to Macalester College to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “A Prairie Home Companion” over the Fourth of July weekend. The three-day festival will be held at the St. Paul college where Keillor broadcast the first “Prairie Home” show on July 6, 1974.

07/02/2014

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Retired Rock Legend Wows St. Paul Crowd

Rock history went down Sunday night at St. Paul’s Fitzgerald Theater and no one in the audience knew it was coming. Journey’s Steve Perry performed in public for the first time in nearly two decades.

05/27/2014

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History Theatre To Stage In-Progress Work Readings

History Theatre will present staged readings of four new scripts being developed by Minnesota artists next month. The Raw Stages New Works Festival will be held Jan 14-19 at the 3M Auditorium at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Among the readings is a revised script of “Debutante Ball” by Eric “Pogi” Sumangil about Minnesota’s Filipino community.

12/25/2013

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‘Prairie Home’ Returns To St. Paul For 7 Shows

Garrison Keillor is bringing “A Prairie Home Companion” back to St. Paul for seven shows early next year. Keillor and the cast and crew will return to the Fitzgerald Theater after a couple of months doing shows on the road.

12/04/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun! This weekend, you can head into fall with a few activities that will get you outdoors.

09/12/2013

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Keillor To Kick Off 39th ‘Prairie Home’ Season

Garrison Keillor kicks off the 39th season of “A Prairie Home Companion” in St. Paul on Sept. 14. Keillor will broadcast the season-opening show live from the Fitzgerald Theater.

07/26/2013

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Keillor Plans 26-City ‘Radio Romance Tour’

Humorist Garrison Keillor kicks off his 26-city “Radio Romance Tour” next month.

06/22/2013

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