Friday, August 9, 2013


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Never Falter, Never Fail

Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley
August 10, 2013

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, a summer rebroadcast of a wintry show originally from January 2012 at The Fitzgerald Theater. Brad Paisley plays "This is Country Music," Cantus perform "There's a Meetin' Here," and Andra Suchy and Garrison sing "Log Cabin Home in the Sky." In Lake Wobegon, the town's ice fishermen deal with an unexpected lack of ice.
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September 14: Saint Paul, MN

Special guest: Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys
Season Opener, followed by the annual Meatloaf Supper and Street Dance

September 21: Saint Paul, MN

Special guest: Väsen

September 28: Saint Paul, MN

October 5: Saint Paul, MN

October 12: New Orleans, LA

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Red Rocks
(Jul. 23, 2013)

Hi Garrison, I enjoyed your tender, sweet, funny show at Red Rocks on July 18th and wanted to know what you and your colleagues thought of the venue? (I just read Pilgrims and it was laugh-out-loud funny!) Monte C. Denver,...

The View from Mrs. Sundberg's Window

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Be Mindful of the Route You Take
(Aug. 08, 2013)

Listened to the show Saturday and it was not bad. A stretch of quiet in the first week of August, a week of looking ahead and getting a few things done but not forgetting there are a good three weeks of summer vacation left and how are we going to spend it?...


First Word
(Mar. 25, 2013)

First word typed on this spanking new machine is the one at the beginning of this very piece: "First." Just out of the box; what you are reading here is the virgin paragraph. (For whatever that's worth these days.) (Said...

From the 8/3 show

This weekend's complete, uninterrupted Powdermilk Biscuit Break

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Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny
Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny by Garrison Keillor

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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