TPR Events & Initiatives

Community Events
9:41 am
Thu June 27, 2013

TPR Listeners Enjoy The Sights And Sounds Of The Hill Country

Camerata San Antonio
Nathan Cone TPR

On Friday, June 21, Texas Public Radio's Hill Country listeners came out to enjoy an evening of classical music and community at Schreiner University's Dietert Auditorium in Kerrville.

A contingent of San Antonio classical music fans also made the drive to enjoy the programming and some stayed to make it a weekend trip.

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TPR Community
5:32 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

2013 McClain Reunion

Guests at the 2013 McClain Reunion
Douglas Lee Douglas Lee Photography

On Friday, June 13, Texas Public Radio hosted the annual gathering of McClain Circle members. Nearly 600 members of the McClain Circle attended a reception at the JW Marriott Hill Country, in spite of the fact that the scheduled special guest, Coach Gregg Popovich, was understandably unable to attend. Coach Popovich nevertheless provided some pre-recorded words for the assembled crowd, including how his coaching style may have even been influenced by NPR:

 

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Program Changes
3:32 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

KSTX Program Changes Coming July 1

On June 27, KSTX bids farewell to NPR’s long-running program “Talk of the Nation,” hosted by Neal Conan. NPR made the decision to discontinue production of the show to focus on a newsmagazine-style program for the midday, something many affiliate stations across the country said they wanted from NPR.

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TPR Community
12:33 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

2013 Salute To Business Supporters

Clint McKenzie & Julie Murphy from City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation, with Grace Murphy
Jenna-Beth Lyde Parish Photography

On Thursday, June 6, Texas Public Radio hosted a reception for business and nonprofit supporters at the home of Board Member James Lifshutz, a longtime supporter and friend of TPR.

Guests were greeted by the TPR underwriting and traffic staff, lovely music by harpist Nelda Etheridge and the resident peacock.

Refreshments were provided by Mike Bomberg's Spice of Life catering and Vinously Speaking.

Architects from Ford, Powell & Carson gave a brief presentation about architect O'Neil Ford, the house, and Ford's other architectural contributions.

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Hill Country Event for KTXI & KPAC
3:01 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

TPR Presents: Hill Country Classical

Entry to Schreiner University
Schreiner University

Texas Public Radio invites Hill Country listeners to an evening of classical music in Kerrville, and we encourage San Antonio classical music fans to make the drive as well.

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Volunteer
11:57 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Volunteer Profile: Denise and Jim Schneider

Denise and Jim Schneider

Denise and Jim Schneider volunteer their time during pledge drives. Jim takes calls from new and renewing members, and Denise helps with data entry.

Without volunteers like the Schneiders, pledge drive would be a much more daunting task. The Schneiders, and others like them, make it fun and efficient.

Here's what the Schneiders had to say when asked about their TPR volunteer experiences:

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Cinema Tuesdays
11:10 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Cinema Tuesdays Kicks Off With “Lawrence of Arabia” And “The Birds”

Omar Sharif and Peter O'Toole.
© 1962, renewed 1990 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Texas Public Radio’s 13th annual Cinema Tuesdays series is fast approaching. All summer long, movie lovers can enjoy the very best in classic films curated by Nathan Cone, TPR’s movie expert.

Screenings take place Tuesday evenings at the Santikos Bijou, located at 4225 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78201.

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Awards
9:35 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Texas Public Radio's Ryan Loyd Wins Journalism Awards

Texas Public Radio News reporter Ryan Loyd received a Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award for his feature on story, Military Dogs Showing Signs of PTSD From Combat Deployments, which ran locally and on NPR's "All Things Considered."

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Ronald Reagan High School Choir
4:23 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Reagan High School Student "Dazzles" KPAC with a Special Request

Reagan High School Choir
StoneOakInfo.com

Recently, an enterprising high school student reached out to TPR and KPAC staff with an unusual request that caught the attention of KPAC Program Director John Clare.

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Hill Country
9:40 am
Mon April 1, 2013

KTXI 90.1 FM Back On Air

UPDATE 3:45 p.m.:

KTXI is back on the air at this time. We are grateful for your patience during the outage and we apologize for any inconvenience it may have caused.

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KTXI 90.1 FM lost its audio feed on Saturday morning and remains off the air at this time.

The power supply in the far end of the Studio Transmitter Link (STL) system failed, which is the link that has carried program audio over a T1 telephone circuit for the last 15 years.  

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