The “A Prairie Home Companion” host who took over the show from its creator, Garrison Keillor, took to the stage Saturday evening and announced the show’s new name, after Keillor’s quick fall from grace this week. “People are capable of such beauty. I aim to bring some of it to you on the radio every Saturday. And I’m as thrilled as ever to say, coming to you live from New York City, welcome to ‘Town Hall,’ ” said mandolinist Chris Thile, who took over the show in 2015.
"People are capable of such beauty. I aim to bring some of it to you on the radio every Saturday. And I'm as thrilled as ever to say, coming to you live from New York City, welcome to 'Town Hall,' " said mandolinist Chris Thile, who took over the show in October 2016.As he opened the show at New York's Town Hall theater, Thile addressed the controversy that led to MPR ending all contracts with Keillor on Wednesday.
Minnesota Opera’s longtime artistic director will step down as artistic director at the end of the season, the opera company announced Saturday. Dale Johnson said it would be a good time to “transition to a new role” after his more than 30 with the Minnesota Opera. “We have great stability in the organization with our President and General Director Ryan Taylor now in his second season at the helm of the company,” Johnson said in a written statement from the opera.
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