TPR Events & Initiatives

TPR Events & Initiatives
9:56 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Meet Host Mindy Ratner At Our Open House

Minday Ratner

Classical Music fans, you're invited to meet on-air hosts Mindy Ratner, James Baker, and Nathan Cone on Sunday, February 8 at the Pearl Stable from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Open House is for all KPAC listeners and members, and immediately follows the Sounds Like KPAC Talent Competition earlier in the afternoon.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
9:31 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Sounds Like KPAC: The Final Round!

The entries are in, and we're listening! Over 60 entries were submitted for our first ever talent competition for area students, SOUNDS LIKE KPAC. Our Final Round competition takes place on Sunday, February 8 from 3-5 p.m. The event takes place at the Palmetto Center for the Arts on the campus of Northwest Vista College. The public is invited to the concert, which will be recorded for later broadcast on KPAC 88.3 FM. 

SOLO FINALISTS

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TPR Events & Initiatives
5:32 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Join Us For "The Big Game!"

Update, 1/26/15: Due to outside circumstances, including potentially heavy rains this weekend, Texas Public Radio made the difficult decision today to cancel this weekend’s “Big Game” event.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
4:22 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Spend An Evening At The Briscoe

2015 Student Western Art Competition Grand Champion Artwork
Credit Kasey Rives

On Thursday, January 22, you're invited to spend an evening strolling the galleries of the Briscoe Western Art Museum, enjoying light refreshments, and learning more about the museum and its special exhibit of student art from across Texas.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:31 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

TPR Members Enjoy "Intimate Impressionism" At Pinnacle Reception

JB Lyde Parish Photography

On Tuesday, December 2nd, 150 of Texas Public Radio’s Pinnacle-level Members attended an exclusive  gallery viewing of Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art at the McNay Art Museum. Intimate Impressionism is the most extensive exhibition of French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings to come to San Antonio. Kate Carey, Director of Education at the McNay, shared her insights into the exhibit with TPR members.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:19 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

TPaRbor Planting Day Exceeds Expectations

A truckload of pots, emptied when plants were placed in the ground.
Linda Koelher, photographer

On Saturday, December 6, approximately 50 TPR listeners rolled up their sleeves and came together for the TPaRbor Planting Day. The group worked together with the San Antonio River Authority to continue restoration work on a 3.4-acre stretch section of natural area on the southeast corner of the Theo Avenue bridge, an area we call the TPaRbor.

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Holiday Programming
11:06 am
Mon December 22, 2014

The Sounds Of The Season On TPR

Texas Public Radio celebrates the season this week with programming to get you into the spirit.

On KPAC 88.3 FM, holiday music will be broadcast throughout the day on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Beginning at 9 p.m. on KPAC and KTXI 90.1 FM, James Baker hosts our annual broadcast of Voci di Sorelle's Christmas concert. Recorded live in the chapel of the University of Incarnate Word, the broadcast will be bittersweet; Voci di Sorelle, San Antonio's premier ensemble for women's voices, is calling it a day. 

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TPR Events & Initiatives
2:36 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

TPR Presents: Richard Strauss

1918 portrait of Richard Strauss.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

This January, the San Antonio Symphony is spearheading a city-wide festival celebrating the dramatic music of Richard Strauss (1864-1949), the acclaimed composer of “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” “Don Juan,” “Death and Transfiguration,” and the daring opera “Salome.”

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Holiday Programming
9:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Chanukah Programs Light Up KPAC & KTXI

Credit Flickr user Puzzler4879 (John) / cc

Two specials dedicated to the Festival of Lights brighten the airwaves on Monday evening, December 15, the day before the start of Chanukah. 

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Holidays In San Antonio
5:02 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Dudley Harris Pottery Sale To Benefit Texas Public Radio

Dr. Dudley Harris is presenting his pottery work at his annual studio open house at 219 Palo Grande from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 6 and 13.

Proceeds from the sales events will benefit TPR. Dudley's ceramic specialty is making bowls for the kitchen and table. These hand-crafted pieces are beautiful and affordable, and would make an ideal holiday gift.

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