TPR Events & Initiatives

Think Science: Robotics

May 11, 2015

We're still a ways away from C-3PO, but advances in robotics are benefiting society beyond the assembly line. The next event in our Think Science series will share some of the recent trends in the robotics industry. You'll learn about how robotics programs are benefiting San Antonio-area kids, and about advancements in innovative automation and robotics solutions.

Guy Raz To Be Special Guest At Pinnacle Dinner On May 30

May 5, 2015

Join us on Saturday, May 30 at the Whitley Center at the Oblate School of Theology for TPR's annual Pinnacle Dinner, featuring special guest Guy Raz, host of NPR's TED Radio Hour. Raz will talk about his time reporting abroad for NPR from London and Berlin, and what he's discovered as a host at NPR, first of Weekend All Things Considered, and then as host of TED Radio Hour.

UPDATE, 4/29/15: We have changed the venue from the Pearl Amphitheatre to the Pearl Stable because of the threat of rain.

On the eve of San Antonio’s Big Give SA, Texas Public Radio is celebrating area non-profits with a “THINK BIG Movie Marathon.” This official kick off event will take place on Monday, May 4 from 7 P.M. to midnight at the Pearl Stable and include a special screening of three "big" films: Big, The Big Lebowski, and Pee-wees Big Adventure.

Meet Gary P. Nunn At Our Members-Only Reception

Apr 21, 2015

TPR members are invited to enjoy a special reception in the Hill Country on Saturday, May 30 before the Pioneer Museum's Roots Music concert series kickoff. The show that night opens with Rosie and the Ramblers, followed by headlining act Gary P. Nunn, whose songs "London Homesick Blues" and "Macho Man From Taco Land" are loved by Texans around the world.

2015 Spring Pledge Drive Makes History

Apr 13, 2015

Texas Public Radio listeners made history this week, raising over $595,000 by the close of day on Monday, April 13 to make the Spring 2015 Pledge Drive the shortest on-air campaign in the organization’s history.