WAMC Northeast Public Radio Welcomes Garrison Keillor with Robin & Linda Williams

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WAMC Northeast Public Radio Welcomes Garrison Keillor with Robin & Linda Williams

Wed · November 29, 2017

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

WAMC Northeast Public Radio Welcomes Garrison Keillor with Robin & Linda Williams
WAMC Northeast Public Radio Welcomes Garrison Keillor with Robin & Linda Williams
Three old friends from the earliest days of A Prairie Home Companion join together for an evening of harmony and humor, and Mr. Keillor will speak of the beauty of being 75.

Garrison Keillor was born in 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota, and began his radio career as a freshman at the University of Minnesota, from which he graduated in 1966. He went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969, and from July 6, 1974 through July 1, 2016, he created and hosted his popular variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, for some 3.5 million listeners on 700 public radio stations coast to coast and beyond. Keillor has been honored with Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His many books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and The Keillor Reader (Viking). He is the host of the daily program The Writer’s Almanac and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places (Viking). In 2006, Keillor played himself in the movie adaptation of his show, a film directed by Robert Altman. He has two grandsons and in 2007, he opened an independent bookstore, Common Good Books, in St. Paul, the city where he and his wife and daughter make their home.
Venue Information:
The Colonial Theatre - Pittsfield MA
111 South St
Pittsfield, MA, 01201
https://www.berkshiretheatregroup.org/