Stories tagged: Garrison Keillor
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016
Garrison Keillor reflects on the new sahib and takes comfort: There is life after politics
Even though the sahib could use a hairdo that does not so much resemble a lounge pianist from 1959, still there is comfort: Life goes on. Politics is not everything. …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 7 P.M.
Review: ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ without Keillor remains a comfortable listen
It is easier to find similarities between Chris Thile’s version of “A Prairie Home Companion” and Garrison Keillor’s than it is to find differences.
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 12:57 P.M.
Keillor hosts his last ‘Companion’ Friday night in Hollywood
Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety …
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 2:02 P.M.
Garrison Keillor suffers brain seizure, but show goes on
“Prairie Home Companion” radio show host Garrison Keillor says he has suffered a brain seizure but that this week’s show apparently will go on.
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 1:27 P.M.
Keillor and ‘Prairie Home’ players plan one more show, in Minnesota
Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of “A Prairie Home Companion” at least one more time.
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016, 8:06 P.M.
Garrison Keillor, on final ‘Prairie Home’ tour, given fond Spokane sendoff
A sold-out crowd packed the INB Performing Arts Center on Saturday to get one last look at the man who has brought them tales from Lake Wobegon, stories from private …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016, 7 P.M.
Lake Wobe-gone: Garrison Keillor contemplates future as he steps away from ‘Prairie Home’
Garrison Keillor, 73, has more ambitious plans for life after he leaves “A Prairie Home Companion” in July. Before that happens, he has a packed schedule of live performances with …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, NOV. 8, 2015, 4:18 P.M.
‘Prairie Home Companion’ to make final Spokane stop May 14
Garrison Keillor is about to embark on his final tour of live radio broadcasts, and one of the famed raconteur’s stops will be Spokane.
FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013
Keillor starts tour in Spokane
MINNEAPOLIS – Humorist Garrison Keillor won’t be taking a summer vacation. Instead, the creator and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” kicks off a 26-city Radio Romance Tour next week.
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2011
Book Notes: GU Writers Series earns grant for fall
Author Rick Moody (“The Ice Storm”) drew an appreciative crowd at Gonzaga University on Wednesday evening as part of GU’s Visiting Writers Series. Moody read a section from his latest …
SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2010
Keillor went astray in ‘Bloomsday’ reference
It’s been a riot of a week in Spokane, our hometown, with “A Prairie Home Companion” at the Spokane Arena last Saturday and Bloomsday celebrated in Irish bars on Wednesday. …
FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010, 5:18 P.M.
Keillor snubs Bloomsday run’s Joyce connection
It’s been a riot of a week in Spokane, our home town, with “A Prairie Home Companion” at the Spokane Arena last Saturday and Bloomsday celebrated in Irish bars on …