Tag: A Prairie Home Companion

Garrison Keillor to Retire in 2013

Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of A Prairie Home Companion says he's only planning to tell the tales of Lake Wobegon for another two years. Keillor announced he plans to retire in 2013 -- he'll be 70 years old.

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A Prairie Home Companion, live on the Big Screen

SYRACUSE -- Fans of A Prairie Home Companion, the NPR program that was the basis for a 2006 film of the same name, will be able to watch a live broadcast of the show, in high-definition on the big screen, at two local movie theaters later this month.

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Garrison Keillor Recovering After Stroke

Garrison Keillor, host of NPR's A Prairie Home Companion is recovering following what doctors are calling a "minor stroke" over the weekend.  A spokesperson at the Mayo Clinic in Keillor's home state of Minnesota says "he plans to resume a normal schedule next week."

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WRVO Brings Garrison Keillor Documentary to CNY

SYRACUSE/UTICA/OSWEGO -- Local fans of A Prairie Home Companion will soon have a chance to screen "The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes," the 2008 documentary about APHC host Garrison Keillor.

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Prairie host undergoes heart surgery

Garrison Keillor is recovering from heart valve surgery performed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. The longtime host of A Prairie Home Companion is resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery. His popular weekly radio show heard locally on WRVO FM 90 will not be affected as the last live show […]

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