Friday, November 30, 2012

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The Bacon Brothers
December 1, 2012

Coming to you this week from The Town Hall in New York City, it's a live broadcast performance of A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With special guests, masters of many musical moods, The Bacon Brothers, and composer Peter Schickele and the Semi-Pro Musica Antiqua. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman; The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon.
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December 1: New York, NY
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Special guests: The Bacon Brothers Band, Peter Schickele and the Semi-Pro Musica Antiqua

December 8: New York, NY
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Special guests: Diana Krall, Rob Fisher, The DiGiallonardo Sisters

December 15: New York, NY
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Special guests: Itzhak Perlman, Iris DeMent, Heather Masse, Dick Hyman

December 22: New York, NY
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Special guests: Rob Fisher, The DiGiallonardo Sisters, Kelli O'Hara

January 5: San Francisco, CA
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Special guest: Elvin Bishop

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RECENT COLUMNS: SOMETHING TO READ

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Keep Looking Ahead
(Nov. 29, 2012)

I too majored in English and have written extensively on a variety of subjects. As soon as I finish a piece I put it away because it always seems childish, silly, or just uninteresting. Years later, I often look back...



The View from Mrs. Sundberg's Window

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You have each other to love
(Nov. 27, 2012)

Listened to the show Saturday and it was not bad. Felt good to laugh that hard during the monologue, especially while I was still cleaning up from several big meals celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. I don't much mind cleaning up,...



RUSS RINGSAK

It's Real
(Nov. 07, 2012)

Coming into central Indiana from Minnesota by way of Wisconsin you may choose to go through Chicago and take Interstate 65 south. Not far from Gary on the east side of the freeway, facing north, an ominously deep black billboard...




From the 11/24 show

This weekend's complete, uninterrupted Powdermilk Biscuit Break



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The old private eye bursts into print, trying to find the answer to the persistent question: how can I be made young and becoming? Shots ring out on the 12th floor of the Acme building, thugs beat down the door, and Guy and Sugar are reunited at last. The audiobook version features Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and music by Rich Dworsky.

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