TPR Events & Initiatives

At a glance:

Live at Jazz, TX Radio Taping | The Aaron Prado Sextet on Wednesday, November 15th at 8:30pm

Think Science: Sleep on Friday, November 17th at Noon

TPR Media Sponsorship: TEDxSA Now is the Time on Saturday, November 18th from 10a-5p

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

 

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.

Think Health Science: Aging With Vitality

Feb 6, 2017
iStock/UTHealth

It’s no secret that the U.S. population is aging rapidly. No one is immune. And with aging comes frailty, disease, disabilities, memory loss and more. But what if ….

What if life could be lived with vigor and vitality throughout your lifespan? What if you could grow older in a healthy and wholesome manner? That’s the goal of UT Health’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies and the subject of our next Think Health Science presentation on March 21.

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