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Lake Wobegon in high-def

Garrison Keillor is confident that a live telecast of “A Prairie Home Companion’’ in theaters will entertain fans of the radio show. Garrison Keillor is confident that a live telecast of “A Prairie Home Companion’’ in theaters will entertain fans of the radio show. ()
By Joseph P. Kahn
Globe Staff / January 30, 2010

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Can great radio translate into great theater? We’ll know more Feb. 4, when “A Prairie Home Companion,’’ the public radio show hosted by “Lake Wobegon’’ creator Garrison Keillor, streams into 500 movie theaters, live and in high-definition. The radio broadcast has a weekly audience of 4 million listeners and was the inspiration for the 2006 Robert Altman film built around ... (Full article: 562 words)

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