This week on A Prairie Home Companion, it's our final show of the year, from The Town Hall in New York City. Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks will blow some very hot jazz into the icy atmosphere, keeping our molecules vibrating, Heather Masse (from the Wailin' Jennys) will swing by for a few duets, and celebrated New York stage musical composer, and lyricist, Ricky Ian Gordon will join us as well. The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band can't get the van started in St. Paul, so they'll have the week off getting that new alternator installed, but Rich Dworsky will hold things together with 88 keys of Steinway, along with The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, Erica Rhodes, and Fred Newman, gospel singer Jearlyn Steele, and The News from Lake Wobegon.