TPR Events & Initiatives

Think Science: 'Citizen Science'

Feb 10, 2015
Courtesy of Jason St. Sauver

Did you know you can help scientists analyze the nesting habits of penguins by looking at online photos? Or that your computer can help search for intelligent life on other planets? With the help of "Citizen Scientists" just like you, researchers are able to crowd-source data collection. From harnessing the power of interconnected computers to mass bird and butterfly counts, Citizen Scientists work as individuals or in teams to provide researchers with the vast amounts of data needed for today's scientific studies.

Meet Host Mindy Ratner At Our Open House

Jan 27, 2015

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.

Light refreshments will be served at the event, which is free and open to the public. Reservations have closed, but we will have room for walk-ups. Please join us!

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. 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. 


Join Us For "The Big Game!"

Jan 9, 2015

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.

Spend An Evening At The Briscoe

Dec 31, 2014
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.