TPR Events & Initiatives

TPR Events & Initiatives
2:50 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

KSTX Town Hall: Graduation Rates

Jim Mendiola

Join Texas Public Radio for a community dialog about San Antonio’s drop out problem and search for innovative solutions.

TPR and Our Lady of the Lake University are hosting a screening of the PBS short documentaries "Skipping Up" and "I Really Want to Make It." The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on education and dropout rates hosted by TPR News Director and "The Source" Host David Martin Davies.

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AccessAbility Fest
4:52 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

AccessAbility Fest 2013 At Market Square

En garde! Fencing 101 at AccessAbility Fest 2012 in Hemisfair Park.
Melanie Rush Davis

It's October again, and as Halloween approaches that means its time for the seventh annual AccessAbility Fest presented by Texas Public Radio and

AccessAbility Fest 2013 is on Sunday, October 27 at El Mercado, Market Square, goes from noon-5 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A variety of free, accessible parking will also be available -- look under the "What's Happening" tab on the main website.

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Views & Brews
2:03 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Views & Brews: Modern Movie Criticism | "Rushmore" Screening

TPR brings together two of our most popular community events on Tuesday, November 5th---Cinema Tuesdays and Views & Brews.  Join us as we present a screening of Wes Anderson’s “Rushmore” followed by a roundtable discussion moderated by TPR's Nathan Cone, featuring special guests Matt Zoller Seitz and Aaron Aradillas, snacks from Beto's on Broadway, and of course great beer provided by Alamo Beer Company

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TPR Events & Initiatives
8:56 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Backyard Basics Expo Has Broad Appeal

Master Gardeners exhibit
Carin Lamontagne Texas Public Radio

The attendees came for many reasons: Some are dedicated urban gardeners, some came prepared to learn to build their own rain barrels, and some, like Georgie McCandless, were just curious.

"I heard about it on the radio, and it sounded interesting," Georgie said, before admitting that she's a TPR listener who has not yet made the transition to member. "When I found out that TPR members got in for free, well, let's say I'm seriously considering joining." 

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Hill Country Event
10:09 am
Tue August 20, 2013

TPR Member Mixer In Fredericksburg

Texas Public Radio invites our members to visit Fredericksburg on September 6 for an exclusive TPR Member Mixer held in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk in Fredericksburg.

Join us at the Kammlah House at the Pioneer Museum between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for a reception. Refreshments will be provided by August E's.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
11:37 am
Mon August 19, 2013

TPR Honored With Seven 2013 Lone Star Awards

Eileen Pace received a First Place award for Best Talk Show at the annual Lone Star Awards event on August 2.
Nathan Cone

Texas Public Radio this month was honored with seven Lone Star Awards for broadcast and online journalism.  The Lone Star Awards is a statewide competition that recognizes outstanding achievements in journalism and mass communication, and is organized by the Houston Press Club.

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TPR Presents
2:45 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

TPR Goes To The Dogs With Petstravaganza!

JB Lyde Parish Photography

On Saturday, August 10, TPR members and Pet members attended TPR Presents: Petstravaganza at Los Patios, one of San Antonio's flagship pet-friendly venues. 

TPR honored the first official TPR Pet members with access to an exclusive VIP (Very Important Pet) area, which included goodie bags full of treats and coupons and special snacks provided by Katie's Jar

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KPAC Programming
11:35 am
Mon July 22, 2013

San Antonio Symphony Returns To KPAC 88.3 FM

The San Antonio Symphony returns to the airwaves this Saturday night at 7:00 on KPAC 88.3 FM and KTXI 90.1 FM in the Hill Country. Actor (and music lover) Ricardo Chavira will once again host this year’s broadcasts. Each week, the “San Antonio Symphony on KPAC” showcases the very best of the Symphony’s concert season and provides classical music lovers the opportunity to relive the world-class performances or experience them for the first time.

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Backyard Basics
9:32 am
Wed July 17, 2013

TPR And Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Present: Backyard Basics

Join Texas Public Radio and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on Saturday, September 14, for the Backyard Basics Expo.  

Adult education sessions include beekeeping, rainwater harvesting, urban gardening, and outdoor grilling. The expo will feature displays by businesses and organizations dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and self-sufficiency. Lunch will be available for purchase.

Backyard Basics Expo

Saturday, September 14, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

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TPR Presents
12:29 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

TPR Presents: Petstravaganza!

TPR members Christine Saalbach and Thurber, who was a member before we started the pet memberships.

TPR invites pet members and other members with pets to join us from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 10 at Los Patios to celebrate our pet friends.

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