The 60th season of the Purdue University North Central Sinai Forum will present author, radio personality, consummate storyteller and author Garrison Keillor, on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m., CT, at Michigan City High School, 8466 West Pahs Road in Michigan City.
“An Evening with Garrison Keillor” will feature Keillor, who is known for speaking candidly, while breaking into song when the mood strikes and telling stories to the delight of sold-out audiences wherever he goes. This program is sponsored by NIPSCO.
As host of the “Prairie Home Companion” radio show, Keillor reaches an audience of some four million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week. His work has earned him Grammy, ACE and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He was presented with a National Humanities Medal and was inducted into the Chicago Museum of Broadcast Communications Radio Hall of Fame.
A proficient author, his many books include “Lake Wobegon Days,” “The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance” and “Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny (Viking).” He also played himself in the movie adaptation of his show.
The 2013 Forum season is sponsored by The Franciscan Alliance Northern Indiana Hospitals, including Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Michigan City and Crown Point, Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond and Franciscan Physicians Hospital in Munster.
Tickets for this season are sold out.
Additional information about the Purdue University North Central Sinai Forum is available at www.sinaiforum.org.