It’s hard to express the amount pride we here at KRCC feel both in our region and our local music scene after this past weekend’s Prairie Home Companion at the World Arena, which featured both a touchingly amusing poem about Colorado Springs by Garrison Keillor and, of course, the amazing Haunted Windchimes from Pueblo, Colorado. What made us most proud was how much our region sounded like the place we all know it to be: amazingly beautiful, diverse and culturally rich. It’s about time!

Click HERE to listen to the show again.

Congratuations to all involved, especially KRCC’s Jeff Bieri for making it happen and to all the members of KRCC who helped us finish our Fall Membership Drive last Friday.

Thanks you!

 

7 Responses to Hear Yourself on Prairie Home Companion Again

  1. Susan Garsoe says:

    I still feel happy, two days, later, after spending the afternoon with PHC. A great day to be a Springsian.

  2. Jayson Jenkins says:

    Great show! Wish I could have gone

  3. Cyndy Kulp says:

    What an excellent show! Thanks, KRCC, we can always count on you to get the best live shows. So proud of the Haunted Windchimes, too, they did a super job!

  4. Was so awesome to see Garrison Keillor and to
    hear his stories with their Colorado settings. All the storytelling, sound effects and great music made it a very happy experience.

  5. kathryn says:

    What a thrill! I listened to the podcast tonight as I drove from Denver to Breckenridge, beneath a humongous Halloween moon and scary illuminated clouds, climbing up, up, up, then dropping down to Summit County from the tunnel as the moon turned the mountains an eery purple. So proud to be part of KRCC and Colorado Springs, and to be a fan of the Windchimes.

  6. Christina says:

    The show was absolutely wonderful. I’ve waited so many years to be able to see a live show of PHC, and I so much appreciate KRCC making it happen.

  7. Malcolm says:

    Cool! Way to go KRCC!

News

Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images
May 26, 2017 | NPR · To break the fast at sunset, mosques distribute nombu kanji, a lightly spiced rice and lentil porridge, to worshipers and the poor. The meal epitomizes the Muslim holy month’s spirit of giving.
 

AP
May 26, 2017 | NPR · James scored 35 points to replace Michael Jordan as the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader. The points helped the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics for a return trip to the NBA Finals.
 

AP
May 26, 2017 | NPR · The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt’s Christians live.
 

Arts & Life

Walt Disney Pictures
May 26, 2017 | NPR · Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is almost definitely the best fourth sequel ever made to a movie based on a 50-year-old theme park ride.
 

Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images
May 26, 2017 | NPR · To break the fast at sunset, mosques distribute nombu kanji, a lightly spiced rice and lentil porridge, to worshipers and the poor. The meal epitomizes the Muslim holy month’s spirit of giving.
 

Netflix
May 26, 2017 | NPR · Pitt plays a semi-clueless four-star general charged with overseeing the war effort in Afghanistan. He says the film uses comedy to lure viewers in, then shows them some harsh realities.
 

Music

Getty Images
May 26, 2017 | NPR · NPR Music hip-hop reporter Rodney Carmichael talks with Ben Westhoff, author of Original Gangstas, about the enduring legacy and influence of Tupac Shakur, more than 20 years after his death.
 

Getty Images for Atlantic Record
May 26, 2017 | NPR · After years of being dogged by his own demons, the trap god is living his best life yet.
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 25, 2017 | NPR · Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it’s like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab