TPR Events & Initiatives

Think Science: Prosthetics And Military Medicine

Nov 5, 2015
Eileen Pace / TPR

Imagine a thought-controlled leg or arm that moves and responds through brain signals sent to the prosthetic, behaving as a regular leg or arm. While prosthetic limbs controlled by thought are still in the trial phase and still years away from hitting the market, prosthetics have made remarkable improvements within the last decade. With Brooke Army Medical Center and the Center for the Intrepid, San Antonio is at the forefront of military medicine.

Tour The San Antonio Missions With Father David Garcia

Nov 2, 2015

UPDATE: This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for spring, 2016.

Now that the San Antonio Missions have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world knows what we know—these historic spaces are a treasure. Father David Garcia, the Archdiocesan Director of the Old Spanish Missions, has been a key player in the site’s restoration, helping to raise millions of dollars for the project.

See 'The Tingler' On Halloween In Percepto

Oct 22, 2015

Are you ready for some spooky fun? Texas Public Radio is teaming up with the Fredericksburg Theater Company to present a screening of the classic, camp horror film "The Tingler" on Halloween! This 1959 campy horror movie starring Vincent Price is about a human parasite that feeds on fear, and was famous for its over-the-top promotion. In that spirit, this screening will be shown in "Percepto!" where the audience actually becomes a part of the movie. Beware!

Views & Brews: Haunted History

Oct 16, 2015
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San Antonio is recognized for its rich history, culture, and colorful stories that have been told countless times and passed from one generation to the next. Some of these stories include haunted tales.

At this Views & Brews event, experts share their knowledge, experiences, and the history behind well-known haunted places in San Antonio. The panel below is moderated by David Martin Davies, host of The Source.


Come Hear Stories That Are 'Worth Repeating'

Sep 16, 2015

San Antonio is a city of stories. 

On Tuesday, December 1, TPR continues its new live event series that's all about the sounds and stories of San Antonio. At 7 p.m. that night at Geekdom Event Center (131 Soledad), join us for "Worth Repeating." 7 storytellers, 7 minutes each, for only 7 dollars.