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

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English


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Ruth Harrison - Augut 12, 2017

8/12/2017
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From the hushed reading room of the Cook County Library: another chapter in the adventures of Ruth Harrison, Reference Librarian (originally from our January 14, 2017 show).

Duration: 00:06:09


Memory Foam - August 5, 2017

8/5/2017
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A message from Memory Foam Mattresses -- the Mattress that contours not only to your body but to your mind -- a script originally from our January 7, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:57


A Mother Orders - July 29, 2017

7/29/2017
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"Petey! The raccoons have knocked over the garbage again. Would you be a dear and clean that up?" -- Download the "A Mother Orders" script, originally from our May 20, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:30


Gutenberg Pressed Juice - July 22, 2017

7/22/2017
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A visit to Gutenberg Pressed Juice, a locally sourced, farm-to-glass liquiteria for the literary set -- a script originally from our May 13, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:02:48


A.N.Y. - July 15, 2017

7/15/2017
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"If you have a spare bedroom, a basement, if you could take in a family and its pets, we'd like to hear from you..." -- A message from Adopt a New Yorker, originally from our December 3, 2016 broadcast

Duration: 00:02:35


Animal Shelter - November 19, 2016

7/8/2017
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A look at some of the alternative choices available at your local animal shelter, a script originally from our November 19, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:51


Bertrand Falstaff Heine - July 1, 2017

7/1/2017
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Bertrand Falstaff Heine reviews the cheesesteaks of Philadelphia on our November 12, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:52


Fine Dining - June 24, 2017

6/24/2017
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"For our specials tonight, the chef has prepared a hand-sslapped salmon fillet." Download the "Fine Dining" script, originally from our November 12, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:02:26


Mower - June 17, 2017

6/17/2017
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Raking takes forever, and environmentally friendly leaf blowers just don't cut it -- a message from Albert's Implements originally from our October 22, 2017 broadcast

Duration: 00:01:50


Bertrand Falstaff Heine - June 10, 2017

6/10/2017
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Bertrand Falstaff Heine reviews a selection of shaving creams, a script originally from our October 15, 2016 show.

Duration: 00:02:33


History - June 3, 2017

6/3/2017
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St. Paul, 1855: the story of how the arts arrived in Minnesota's capital city --na script originally from our February 6, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:08:37


Catchup - May 27, 2017

5/27/2017
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A word from the Catchup Advisory Board: Catchup has natural mellowing agents that foster teamwork and tamp down old resentments -- a script originally from our January 30, 2016 broadcast.

Duration: 00:03:10


Feedback Loop - May 20, 2017

5/20/2017
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Chris Thile's Song Of The Week, "Feedback Loop," from our May 20, 2017 broadcast, with Sara Watkins, Jerry Douglas, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, and Ted Poor

Duration: 00:04:01


Comey's Waltz - May 13, 2017

5/13/2017
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Chris Thile's Song Of The Week, "Comey's Waltz," from our May 13, 2017 broadcast, with Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan, Rich Dworsky, Chris Eldridge, Alan Hampton, James McAlister, and Gabe Witcher

Duration: 00:03:33


Smart Car - April 29, 2017

4/29/2017
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Originally from our February 11, 2017 broadcast: A message from SCAT-3000 -- Self-Controlled Autonomous Transport, a smart car calibrated for Minnesota drivers...

Duration: 00:03:12


Autocorrect Playhouse - April 22, 2017

4/22/2017
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This week: a visit from a critically acclaimed local theatrical repertory company, Autocorrect Playgoose -- sorry, that's Autocorrect PlayHOUSE.

Duration: 00:05:06


Movie Title TBD - April 15, 2017

4/15/2017
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"In a world... where babies are men... and men are real estate agents..." -- a script originally from our January 21, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:02:00


Holy Street Tours - April 8, 2017

4/8/2017
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A sightseeing trip through Chicago with Holy Street Tours, originally from our January 14, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:04:02


Bertrand Falstaff Heine - April 1, 2017

4/3/2017
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This week: Bertrand Falstaff Heine visits Seattle's renowned Cup & Clam, a script from our January 7, 2017 broadcast.

Duration: 00:06:25


Rhubarb - March 18, 2017

3/18/2017
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So you're a big-time Denver developer, with huge government contracts, living in a downtown penthouse with a wine cellar and a meat locker ... a message from Beebopareebop Rhubarb Pie.

Duration: 00:04:38

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