Garrison Keillor News

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Presents An Evening with Garrison KeillorThousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Presents An Evening with Garrison Keillor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The great American storyteller, Garrison Keillor brings his unique brand of humor to the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Hawai'i Symphony Presents HOLIDAY POPS, 12/11Hawai'i Symphony Presents HOLIDAY POPS, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Enjoy a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays with the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) at its annual Holiday Pops concert, featuring Maestro Rob Fisher and Grammy-nominated vocalist Natalie Ai Kamauu, at 4 pm on Sunday, December 11. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

American Masters Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27 (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27 (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Presents Pearl Harbor 75th Annual Commemoration ConcertHawaii Symphony Orchestra Presents Pearl Harbor 75th Annual Commemoration Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

 The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra will present a free concert at the Blaisdell Concert Hall on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30 pm. This performance is not only intended to remember those who served and died in the attack, but to salute the remaining survivors and all who have served in the armed forces. Maestro Rob Fisher, Tony and Grammy-recognized for his work with the New York Philharmonic and the New York Shakespeare Festival will lead the HSO in a patriotic program that includes Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" and John Williams' "Hymn to the Fallen" from the film Saving Private Ryan.  (more...)

BWW Review: An Evening with GARRISON KEILLOR Is A Time To RememberBWW Review: An Evening with GARRISON KEILLOR Is A Time To Remember
by Herbert Paine - Nov 18, 2016

If there is anyone to whom a lonely nation could turn its eyes for comfort, GARRISON KEILLOR is the man. On tour and flying solo, Keillor delivers exquisitely designed concoctions of reminiscence and commentary, revealing why he is unequivocally one of the great storytellers our time and a national treasure. (more...)

Jazz Age Lancaster Hotel to Celebrate 90th Anniversary at Houston Symphony with "Rhapsody in Blue"Jazz Age Lancaster Hotel to Celebrate 90th Anniversary at Houston Symphony with "Rhapsody in Blue"
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Houston's historic Lancaster Hotel will celebrate its 90th anniversary at the Houston Symphony Friday, November 11 with a pre-concert reception that includes an appearance by Houston Symphony Pops conductor Michael Krajewski, birthday cake and a nod to the evening's performance of George Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts. (more...)

A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION Heads to NYC's Town Hall This DecemberA PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION Heads to NYC's Town Hall This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Chris Thile will be loading up the bus and heading east to the city that doesn't sleep, for back-to-back broadcasts of A Prairie Home Companion live from The Town Hall in New York City on December 3 and 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAIDPhoto Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

No matter your age, no matter your experience with the story, no matter if you believe in mermaids or not, you and your family will want to be front and center when the curtain goes up on the Paramount Theatre's magical new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid, November 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

Musical-Comedy Sister Duo to Bring VICKIE & NICKIE'S HOLIDAY SLEIGH RIDE to The DuplexMusical-Comedy Sister Duo to Bring VICKIE & NICKIE'S HOLIDAY SLEIGH RIDE to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

The well-known, hilarious musical-comedy sister duo, Vickie & Nickie, are bringing their seasonal show, Vickie & Nickie's Holiday Sleigh Ride to The Duplex in NYC for two performances on Thursday, December 1st at 7pm and Saturday, December 10th at 4:30pm. During this celebration of the holiday season 'Minnesota-style', the multi-instrumental, singing housewife sisters will entertain with sidesplitting interpretations of your favorite holiday songs, wacky original tunes, fun family stories, improv and audience participation. Created, written and performed by real life sisters Lisa and Lori Brigantino, the fast talking mid-western moms come to you straight from their prison circuit tour to celebrate the season all while accompanying themselves on many different instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, keyboard, accordion, saxophone, ukuleles, percussion and more! (more...)

The Cincinnati Arts Association Presents An Evening with Garrison KeillorThe Cincinnati Arts Association Presents An Evening with Garrison Keillor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is pleased to present An Evening with Garrison Keillor at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall on Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. The event is part of CAA's 2016-17 Season.  (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring ComediansDSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring Comedians
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

DSI Comedy Theater heats up the late Fall and early winter with a line-up of touring comics that is sure to appeal to every comedy fan. Friday, November 4, the comedy spot welcomes back North Carolina native Jane Borden for an evening of stand-up comedy.  (more...)

Garrison Keillor Returns to the Van Wezel 12/13Garrison Keillor Returns to the Van Wezel 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

National Radio Hall of Fame inductee, writer and humorist Garrison Keillor dubbed one of the most prolific American Storytellers of all time, returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, December 13 at 8PM. (more...)

2016 Town Hall Gala to Honor Garrison Keillor's A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION2016 Town Hall Gala to Honor Garrison Keillor's A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Sunday, October 23 at 4pm at the Princeton Club of New York (15 West 43rd Street), The Town Hall will hold its Annual Gala where they will honor Grammy & Peabody Award-winner Garrison Keillor's acclaimed program A Prairie Home Companion with The Town Hall Friend of the Arts Award (over 150 shows were broadcast live from The Town Hall stage). (more...)

Bernard Purdue and David Haney Tell their JAZZ STORIES, October 8th @ Joe's PubBernard Purdue and David Haney Tell their JAZZ STORIES, October 8th @ Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Jazz Stories combines the swinging exciting music with legend Bernard Purdie and company plus some great stories retold by David Haney.  Haney talked to each of these artists and had them to recount the following stories for Cadence Magazine: Sonny Rollins, The Bridge Story; John McLaughlin's story about recording with Miles Davis; Annie Ross Meets Sarah Vaughan, Gunter Hampel remembers Thelonious Monk; Steve Swallow recalls his trip to Jamaica with Herbie Nichols; Dominic Duval on Charles Mingus; and of course Bernard Purdie breaks down the Purdie Shuffle. (more...)

Paula Poundstone at Bay Street Theater on TodayPaula Poundstone at Bay Street Theater on Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a special Fall Comedy Show with Paula Poundstone, onToday, September 22. The show is suggested for ages 17 and up. The evening is sponsored in part by Dan's Papers. Tickets on sale now at baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 9/04/2016Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 9/04/2016
by BWW - Sep 4, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/04/2016 for Albuquerque (more...)

Billy Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount TheatreBilly Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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Paula Poundstone at Bay Street Theater on September 22Paula Poundstone at Bay Street Theater on September 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a special Fall Comedy Show with Paula Poundstone, onThursday, September 22. The show is suggested for ages 17 and up. The evening is sponsored in part by Dan's Papers. Tickets on sale now at baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

Cooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & MoreCooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Cooperstown, NY -- An award-winning string quartet known for 'guerilla chamber music' and a hand-picked quintet of jazz all-stars kick off an eventful August for the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. (more...)

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