TPR Events & Initiatives

At a glance:

TPR Cinema: "Altered States" on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30pm

TPaRbor Clean Up, Saturday, October 28 near Mission Reach

TPR Cinema: "The Philadelphia Story" on Wednesday, November 29 at 7:30pm

 

Win A Trip For Two To London, Tour The BBC

Mar 23, 2017
Michal Bělka / Wikimedia Commons

How would you like to visit London and tour the BBC’s headquarters, to get an insider’s view of how the world’s largest broadcast news organization operates? Texas Public Radio and the BBC are giving you an opportunity to win this prize by completing our BBC NEWSHOUR QUIZ.

Here’s what you need to do: Listen to the BBC Newshour weekdays at 9 a.m. on Texas Public Radio the week of March 27.

Texas Public Radio, San Antonio Book Festival and Ernst and Young present The Moth Mainstage at the Majestic Theatre April 7th as part of the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival

TPR Goes To The Dogs At Fest Of Tails

Mar 21, 2017

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, TPR joined the San Antonio Parks Foundation for their Fest of Tails Kite Festival & Dog Fair. Located at McAllister Park this year, the annual event encourages families to spend a day in the park with children’s activities, hot air balloon rides, live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and a sky full of kites. Fashionable dogs competed in costume contests and strutted in the always-popular Pooch Parade. During the event, TPR signed-up 23 new members, of both the human and canine varieties.

Hear 'The Response: America's Story' On March 31

Mar 21, 2017

On Friday, March 31 at 12 noon, TPR will broadcast a special program featuring amazing stories of immigration sent in by smartphone, some of them from right here in Texas. It's "The Response: America's Story," hosted by veteran journalist Shaimaa Khalil.

Examples of what you'll hear:

Think Science: Memory

Feb 17, 2017
Disney/Pixar

What happens to us when something… happens? How do humans make memories, and where do they go in our brains? Does the mind work like a filing cabinet, or is it more like your computer’s hard drive? And what happens to the brain when memory starts to fail? These are some of the questions we asked of two panelists at our lunchtime discussion, Think Science: Memory.

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