A Prairie Home Companion
   with Garrison Keillor

April in New York

The Assad Brothers
The Assad Brothers

April 19, 2014

This week on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, a spring rebroadcast of a show originally from April 2011 at The Town Hall in New York City. The Assad Brothers play "Palhaço," Robin and Linda Williams join Garrison for a Hazel Dickens tribute, The DiGiallonardo Sisters sing "Somewhere Out There," and a host of special guests help us celebrate Shakespeare. In Lake Wobegon, Pastor Liz organizes an outdoor procession to celebrate Holy Week.

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Post to the Host

Coffee Shop
(Apr. 09, 2014)

To the host: I need to name the new coffeeshop at the Lutheran School of Theology (without getting fired). Help? Ben Chicago -- Scriptural Grounds. Or-- Caffeinated by Grace. Or maybe-- He Brews....

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Mindful Ways
(Apr. 21, 2014)

Listened to the show Saturday and it was not bad. I'd been out and about most of the day picking up a few things for Easter, including bag #3 of jellybeans, and the weather was lovely. Sun and 60s. Nice....


(Mar. 11, 2014)

Taped on the inside of the entry door to the diner, this hand lettered felt pen manifesto:      NO SMOKING      NO CHECKS      NO TAKEOUT      NO RESTROOM FOR NON-CUSTOMERS      NO SOLICITING      NO LOITERING      NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES      NO MISBEHAVING      WE AIM...

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