Stories tagged: garrison keillor
Fri., March 2, 2018
Former radio host Garrison Keillor said he hopes the sexual allegations against him are fading and believes Minnesota Public Radio made a grave mistake when it cut ties with him.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as “romantic writing” that never resulted in a physical relationship, and …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
The person who first accused the creator of “A Prairie Home Companion” of inappropriate conduct with a female employee was a disgruntled male staffer who spoke up after he was …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Minnesota Public Radio has provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account in November of accidentally touching …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as “multiple allegations” spanning an extended period against …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” that covered …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Humorist and best-selling author Garrison Keillor’s days at an Oregon airport are over.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Garrison Keillor, the former host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of what the network called improper behavior.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017
What would life be like without a cell phone, a credit card, an ID? Garrison Keillor contemplates the possibilities of reliving the “good” old days and concludes that it is …
Thu., April 20, 2017
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Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
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. …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
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.
Fri., July 1, 2016
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 …
Thu., June 2, 2016
“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.
Tue., May 24, 2016
Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of “A Prairie Home Companion” at least one more time.
Sat., May 14, 2016
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 …
Wed., May 11, 2016
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: Sun., Nov. 8, 2015
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.
Fri., July 5, 2013
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.
Sun., March 6, 2011
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 …
Sat., June 19, 2010
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. …
Fri., June 18, 2010
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 …