Garrison Keillor

Ashbery Farm

When Garrison Keillor recently profiled American poet John Ashbery on the Writer's Almanac, he only said that Ashbery was "born in Rochester, New York" and "grew up on his family's fruit farm near Lake Ontario."  That made me curious.  I wondering out loud on Classical 91.5 FM where that farm might be, and several listeners e-mailed specifics.  Sue of Williamson, New York wrote:<

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Garrison Keillor is coming to town this weekend!

The Weather Channel's forecast for Canandaigua this Saturday is 70 and sunny! That's perfect weather to see public radio’s beloved variety show A Prairie Home Companion at Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center. WXXI is pleased to bring this live broadcast of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion to CMAC on Saturday.

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Highlights for mornings this week on Classical 91.5

Brenda Tremblay presents inspiring classical music, recent performances by Rochester artists, and highlights from concert halls around the globe.  Plus interviews, classical music news, features, and the latest headlines.

The daily Mystery Piece airs at 6:40 am

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Garrison Keillor announces his retirement from "A Prairie Home Companion"

Garrison Keillor, host of public radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" announced that he plans to retire from the show in spring of 2012.  However, he has lots in store to keep him busy.  Check out this interview with AARP.

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