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Chris Thile steps to the mic as the host of Live from Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), a live public radio variety show. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.

Chris Thile steps to the mic as the host of Live from Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), a live public radio variety show. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.
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Chris Thile steps to the mic as the host of Live from Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), a live public radio variety show. Download Chris’s Song of the Week plus other highlights from the broadcast. Produced by American Public Media.

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English


Episodes

Out in America - August 11, 2018

8/13/2018
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In a look back to our April 7, 2018 broadcast, Tom Papa travels to Phoenix where he overestimates his tolerance for spicy tacos, meets a taxi driver with an enviably sunny outlook, and chats with an aspiring screenwriter.

Duration:00:06:38

And Now a Word from Our Sponsor - August 11, 2018

8/13/2018
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Download the Song of the Week, "And Now a Word from Our Sponsor," for August 11, 2018 (originally from our April 7, 2018 broadcast). The band: Chris Thile, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves, and Ted Poor.

Duration:00:04:25

Out in America - August 4, 2018

8/6/2018
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This week: our traveling correspondent, comedian Tom Papa, heads to Indianapolis where he searches for a hearty breakfast and samples an experimental ice cream flavor. (Originally from March 10, 2018.)

Duration:00:05:55

Dancing About Architecture - August 4, 2018

8/6/2018
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "Dancing About Architecture," from our March 10, 2018 broadcast, with Rich Dworsky, Alan Hampton, Ted Poor, Bryan Sutton, and Gabe Witcher.

Duration:00:04:48

Out in America - July 28, 2018

7/30/2018
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Tom Papa flies to Orlando to escape winter, mingles with tourists and employees at Walt Disney World, and takes a relaxing and confidence-boosting detour to Siesta Key. Originally from March 3, 2018.

Duration:00:06:54

Cure-All - July 28, 2018

7/30/2018
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Download the Song of the Week, "Cure-All," from our July 28, 2018 show (originally from March 3, 2018). The band: Chris Thile, Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Stuart Duncan, Chris Eldridge, Matt Johnson, and Chris Morrissey.

Duration:00:04:16

Out in America - July 21, 2018

7/23/2018
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This week: in a report originally from February 24, 2018, Tom Papa travels to Chicago during a rough stretch of winter, meets a hardy Cubs fan who’s enjoying some cold-weather Lake Michigan fishing, and chats with the staff at a Lakeshore Avenue diner.

Duration:00:06:25

The Olympic Athletes from Russia - July 21, 2018

7/23/2018
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Download the Song of the Week, "The Olympic Athletes from Russia," from our July 21, 2018 show (originally from February 24, 2018). The band: Chris Thile, Madison Cunningham, Rich Dworsky, Josh Dion, Chris Eldridge, Mike Elizondo, and Brittany Haas.

Duration:00:04:15

Out in America - July 14, 2018

7/16/2018
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Our traveling correspondent, comedian Tom Papa, heads to Raleigh, North Carolina; samples some enticing coffee and waffles; talks with a Duke student and a 70-year-old yoga enthusiast; and makes an unfortunate snack error at a bookstore. (originally from January 27, 2018)

Duration:00:05:41

January 2018, Part 4 - July 14, 2018

7/16/2018
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Download the Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 4," for July 14, 2018 (originally from our January 27, 2018 broadcast). The band: Chris Thile, Gaby Moreno, Rich Dworsky, Bill Campbell, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, and Gabe Witcher.

Duration:00:04:34

Out in America - July 7, 2018

7/12/2018
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In a look back to our January 20, 2018 broadcast, Tom Papa visits New Orleans, gets a little life advice over a bowl of casino jambalaya, and tours the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

Duration:00:05:49

January 2018, Part 3 - July 7, 2018

7/12/2018
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Download the Song of the Week, "January 2018, Part 3," for July 7, 2018 (originally from our January 20, 2018 broadcast). The band: Chris Thile, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, Ted Poor, and Gabe Witcher.

Duration:00:05:12

Out in America - June 30, 2018

7/2/2018
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Tom Papa spends four days in Washington D.C., where he visits Ford’s Theatre, gets caught in the rain near the Washington Monument, peruses an exhibit featuring art from the Burning Man festival, runs up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and gets a little inspiration from Americans visiting the capital.

Duration:00:06:14

See You at the Wedding - June 30, 2018

7/2/2018
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "See You at the Wedding," from our June 30, 2018 broadcast, with Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.

Duration:00:04:23

Out in America - June 23, 2018

6/25/2018
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Our comedian correspondent Tom Papa visits Portland, Oregon, where he encounters some yogurt-granola issues, meets a talkative gnome named Gus, gets a haircut at an old-fashioned barber shop, and experiences a little Pacific Northwest magic.

Duration:00:06:49

And Just Like That - June 23, 2018

6/25/2018
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The June 23, 2018 Song of the Week from Chris Thile and his fellow Punch Brothers, live from the Telluride Bluegrass Festival: "And Just Like That."

Duration:00:04:12

Out in America - June 16, 2018

6/18/2018
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This week: Tom Papa returns to Cleveland during a heatwave, learns a new word from his chihuahua-owning driver Julia, and sips rosé after getting lost near the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Be sure to check out Tom’s new book, ‘Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas!'

Duration:00:06:16

A Little Skinny But in Good Shape - June 16, 2018

6/18/2018
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Chris Thile's Song of the Week, "A Little Skinny But in Good Shape," from our June 16, 2018 broadcast, with Rich Dworsky, Alan Hampton, Alex Hargreaves, Julian Lage, and Ted Poor.

Duration:00:04:23

Tom Papa on Mealtime with Children - June 9, 2018

6/13/2018
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Tom Papa discusses the finicky eating habits of children and proposes some new restaurants sure to please both kids and parents on our June 9, 2018 show. Find this excerpt and more in his new book, 'Your Dad Stole My Rake!"

Duration:00:05:54

Tom Papa on Family Vacations - June 9, 2018

6/13/2018
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Tom Papa reads an excerpt from his new book, 'Your Dad Stole My Rake,' about sharing a hotel room with your parents, the joys of hotel amenities, and the miseries of traveling with children on our June 9, 2018 show.

Duration:00:06:56