July 12, 2012
STAGE Garrison Keillor, the beloved humorist and radio personality, hosts his show "A Prairie Home Companion" at the Hollywood Bowl featuring guest appearances by Martin Sheen, Sara Watkins and Ellie Dehn, as well as an upbeat mix of music and comedy. The Hollywood Bowl, 2301 North Highland Ave., L.A. 8 p.m. Fri. Ticket prices vary. (323) 850-2000. http://www.hollywoodbowl.com,
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November 4, 2011 |
Tom Keith, who created an astounding array of captivating, hilarious, bawdy sounds and voices as longtime master of radio sound effects for Garrison Keillor's nationally syndicated "A Prairie Home Companion," has died. He was 64. Keith, who also co-hosted a weekday morning program on Minnesota Public Radio, died Sunday after having a heart attack at his home in Woodbury, Minn., a St. Paul suburb. Keith last performed Oct. 22 at St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater with the cast of "A Prairie Home Companion" and guest John Lithgow, playing "a zombie and a beery Elizabethan bartender, [doing]
May 9, 2009 |
A military garrison of mud-brick and seashells unearthed in Egypt's Sinai desert may be key to finding a web of Pharaonic-era defenses at the northeast gateway to ancient Egypt, archaeologists said Thursday. Inscriptions at Luxor's Karnak temple may serve as a guide to finding other outposts. But knowing the location of the garrison at the ancient city of Tharu, in a formerly fertile area of Egypt where a branch of the Nile river once met the Mediterranean Sea, is key to understanding where to begin the search.
April 30, 2009 |
Actor Lane Garrison, who was serving a 40-month prison sentence for a drunken driving crash that killed a 17-year-old Beverly Hills High student, was released Wednesday after about 21 months behind bars. The former star of the Fox TV series "Prison Break" was released from the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi before serving his full sentence because he received credits for good behavior, Lt. Jon Bartelmie said. Garrison was charged after a December 2006 crash in which he rammed his Land Rover into a tree, killing Vahagn Setian and injuring two teenage girls.
June 7, 2008 |
West Virginia University President Michael Garrison resigned, seeking to end a scandal stemming from awarding an unearned degree to the governor's daughter. Garrison said he hoped his resignation, effective in September, would end the turmoil at the university.
February 4, 2008 |
A suicide bomber on a motorbike rammed into a minibus carrying Pakistani security personnel today in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, killing at least eight people, police said. The bus was destroyed and several other people were wounded in the blast near the offices of the army's National Logistics Cell, said Bisharat Abbasi, the local police chief. In recent months there have been a series of suicide bombings in Rawalpindi. On Dec. 27, opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and about 20 others were killed there.