TPR Events & Initiatives

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

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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.

Holiday Programming
12:16 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Need Help On Thanksgiving? 'Turkey Confidential' Is Here To Save The Day

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"Turkey Confidential" is the annual live call-in show from "The Splendid Table" with Lynne Rossetto Kasper and is designed to bail you out of any last-minute kitchen emergencies and provide a backdrop as you and your family prepare for the big day.

"Turkey Confidential" airs Thanksgiving morning from 10 a.m.-noon on KSTX 89.1 FM and KTXI 90.1 FM.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
1:21 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

New Lunchtime Panel Series, "Think Science" Opens Nov. 21

Mention the word “Ebola” and it brings to mind images of quarantines, fever, and hazmat suits. But how much do we have to worry about a widespread outbreak of the deadly disease? And is there an even greater danger lurking that we’ve caused ourselves through overuse of antibiotics? They’re questions on the minds of many thinking folks, and we’ll get some answers from the experts this month as Texas Public Radio opens a new lunchtime lecture and panel series, “Think Science.” 

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TPR Events & Initiatives
1:01 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Hidden Treasures San Antonio, Available Exclusively Through TPR

People who live in San Antonio– native-born or not – love this city.

This love of place was demonstrated in May, when The Source aired a program, “Exploring Our City’s Hidden Gems,” featuring guest John Dyer, a professional photographer who produced the book “Hidden Treasures San Antonio.” The phones lit up, with many people wanting to share what they considered San Antonio’s hidden treasures, and many wanting to know where to buy the book.  The disappointing news was that the book was out of print.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:13 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Free Movie Screening: "The Theory Of Everything"

Credit Focus Features

TPR listeners and members, you’re invited to a free screening of “The Theory of Everything” on Monday, November 10, at the Santikos Palladium, hosted by Focus Features. The movie starts at 7:30 p.m. Doors open early, and seating is limited to a first-come, first-served basis. You may claim your pass one of two ways.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:27 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Workday At The TPaRbor Set For December 6

Elisa Gonzales

TPR listeners, roll up your sleeves and join us as we work with the San Antonio River Authority to restore a section of the river into a quality natural riparian woodland ecosystem. We're calling this 3.4-acre stretch of natural area on the southeast corner of the Theo Avenue bridge the TPaRbor.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:55 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Support TPR And The Food Bank

Credit San Antonio Food Bank

As we move closer to the holiday season, the strain on the San Antonio Food Bank becomes even greater.   

It’s a time when kids won’t be getting, meals at school and many seniors are choosing between having to pay for utilities or buying food.

That's why a generous donor has stepped forward to help support TPR and the San Antonio Food Bank.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
10:19 pm
Sat October 18, 2014

Plant A Tree With Your Pledge

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You may consider the San Antonio River one of the many treasures of our region.  

At TPR, we certainly do, and have partnered with the San Antonio River Authority to help restore a 3.4 acre site along the river with native, wildlife-friendly and sustainable trees, grasses, wildflowers and shrubs. [See map below] 

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