TPR Events & Initiatives

Dare to Listen Events

Aug 15, 2016

6:30 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 20 - Oblate School of Theology, 285 Oblate Dr.

This is the first official Dare to Listen event for those who have dared to take the dare. Join us for light refreshments if you have taken the dare or if you would like to learn more.

Think Health Science: Preparing For Zika In Texas

Aug 15, 2016

The mosquito-borne Zika Virus has already seen a minor outbreak in Florida, and in Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has seen 38 reported cases (as of August 15, 2016). What should the state be doing to prepare for a possible outbreak? What steps can you take to prepare? Although most people affected by the virus won’t develop symptoms, Zika has been linked to birth defects. How will the virus affect our population?

SAN ANTONIO – Texas Public Radio’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 5th consecutive time that TPR has earned this top distinction.

Join TPR At Tenor Andrea Bocelli's Concert On December 8

Jul 15, 2016

Famed tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing his voice to Texas this December. He’ll be performing at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center on Thursday, December 8.

Texas Public Radio is organizing an evening trip to Austin to attend the concert, and you’re invited. We’ll meet at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Santikos Rialto, then travel by motor coach from San Antonio, enjoying a catered boxed dinner and beverages along the way. Our group will see the concert, then return home to San Antonio.

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AUSTIN, Texas – June 30, 2016 – In observance of the 50th anniversary of the University of Texas Tower shooting, “Texas Standard,” the national daily news show of Texas, is producing “Out of the Blue: 50 Years After the UT Tower Shooting,” an hour-long radio oral history, five-part reporting series, companion website and a permanent oral history archive at theDolph Briscoe Center for American History.

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