Weekend On The Go

Oct 20, 2011 8:00 PM by Andy Koen

News from Lake Wobegon to be reported from Colorado Springs

The long time National Public Radio program A Prairie Home Companion featuring host and story teller Garrison Keillor will be broadcast live from the Colorado Springs World Arena this Saturday.

The long-running radio variety show has enjoyed success in it's 35 plus years of broadcasting, drawing over 4 million listeners each week across some 590 public radio stations.

Many of the show's popular segments including the News From Lake Wobegon and Guy Noir: Private Eye take the form of radio theater with a healthy dose of wit and sarcasm written in.

On the show's website prairiehome.org, Keillor is quoted as saying, "When the show started, it was something funny to do with my friends, and then it became an achievement that I hoped would be successful, and now it's a good way of life."

The show, presented by KRCC-FM, begins promptly at 3:45 p.m. Saturday with doors opening one hour prior.

Tickets cost between $35 and $100 and are available at TicketsWest.com or by calling 520-SHOW. A Prairie Home Companion can be heard Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on KRCC 91.5 FM.

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