Press Releases

Chris Thile Announces New Name of Show: Live From Here

December 16, 2017

Chris Thile announced to audiences on Saturday evening that the new name for his weekly variety show will be Live from Here. The host shared the news during the show’s live opening at The Town Hall. Produced by American Public Media (APM), Live from Here is the new name for A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile. Thile has hosted the program for the past year.

Minnesota Public Radio Invites the Public to MPR Day in Moorhead on September 28

September 14, 2017

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Minnesota Public Radio hits the road and heads to Moorhead for its final "MPR Day" of 2017 on Thursday, September 28, at The Rourke Art Museum. The daylong event will feature live broadcasts of all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current, as well as live performances plus free admission to the galleries. The day will conclude with a live concert at the Red Raven in Fargo featuring bands from The Current's Music Exchange with Manitoba Music - Winnipeg.

MPR News to Launch Live, National Call-in Show

August 9, 2017

Following the success of Indivisible, a national program in collaboration with New York public radio station, WNYC, during the first 100 days of the Trump administration, MPR News is launching a new national show this fall: Flyover.