TPR Events & Initiatives

The Source
9:12 am
Mon March 25, 2013

'The Source' Opens Phone Lines And Air Waves To San Antonio

Live Call-in Talk Show to Air Monday Through Thursday at 3 p.m.

Beginning April 1, KSTX 89.1 FM, San Antonio’s NPR affiliate, will for the first time launch a live, listener call-in talk show. "The Source," Texas Public Radio’s award-winning program that captures the pulse of San Antonio, has been a part of the weekly KSTX lineup since January 2010.

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Artist T-shirt Contest
1:47 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

TPR Announces the Winner of the Artist-Designed T-Shirt Contest

Design by Z Wright Selected from Hundreds of Submissions

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Artist T-Shirt
4:50 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Winning Design Selected In TPR's 2013 Artist T-Shirt Contest

Congratulations to Z Wright, the artist who submitted the winning design.

Z Wright has studied art, illustration and painting and has been involved with several high-profile San Antonio projects over the years, including Fiesta floats for the San Antonio Public Library and the San Antonio Zoological Society, designing and illustrating the trains for Fiesta gowns, painting murals in the old Hertzberg Circus Museum and creating bird illustrations for the San Antonio Zoo. He also spent many years working the theater as a prop artisan and scenic artist.

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Bag It! Film Screening
9:46 am
Mon March 11, 2013

TPR Presents: 'Bag It!' March 5

Texas Public Radio (TPR) is hosting a free community screening of the award-winning documentary film "Bag It!" on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. The screening will take place at the LOL Comedy Club, located in the Park North Entertainment Complex at Loop 410 and Blanco Road.

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3:55 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Volunteer Profile: Sherry Heffner & Steve Sozanski

TPR Volunteers Sherry Heffner and Steve Sozanski.
Sherry Heffner and Steve Sozanski

Sherry and Steve have been volunteering for TPR since 1997. In addition to volunteering, Sherry and Steve are avid readers and runners. Sherry enjoys making wreaths, taking Oasis classes, seeing films, doing crossword puzzles (especially acrostics), and taking quizzes on Sploofus. Steve enjoys Sudoku, motorcycling and bicycling.

We asked Sherry and Steve to answer a few questions about themselves and their volunteering experiences with TPR. Sherry responded to our questions.

What is your background?

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Views & Brews
1:15 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

TPR Hosts Views & Brews: Microbreweries, February 28

Views and Brews: Microbreweries is a casual community forum that combines cold beer and frothy discussion as citizens learn more about where microbreweries can and cannot sell their products to the public. Attendees can enjoy free samples of microbrewery offerings from Blue Star Brewing Company and Freetail Brewing Company.

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Silver Solutions
9:45 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Silver Solutions 2013

Join Texas Public Radio for a free public event spotlighting programs and services provided by institutions that support San Antonio seniors and their caregivers.

Silver Solutions takes place Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Medical Arts and Research Center at 8300 Floyd Curl Dr.


Both the event and convenient covered parking are free. 

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:21 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

Free Community Event: 'Bag It!' Movie Screening

"Bag It!" Movie Poster
Reelthing Films

Is your life too plastic? Have you ever considered the impact of plastics on your health and your environment? The documentary film "Bag It!" follows one man's journey to learn about his own use of plastics and how they affect the world. 

Texas Public Radio is presenting a free screening of "Bag It!" on Tuesday, March 5 at the LOL Comedy Club, followed by a panel discussion. 

Panel Members:

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Views and Brews
3:05 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

How Distribution Laws Affect Local Microbreweries

Texas Public Radio

A natural fit for our Views and Brews series: Microbreweries and beer distribution laws.

Please join TPR at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, at Hermann Sons for the latest discussion in the Views and Brews series. The event will feature a panel discussion about possible legislative changes to distribution laws and the impact to wholesalers, distributors and breweries of all sizes.

The panel discussion will be featured on "Texas Matters" Friday, March 1 at 12:30 p.m. with rebroadcasts Saturday, March 2 at 6:30 a.m. and Sunday, March 3 at 9:30 p.m.

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Artist T-Shirt
1:47 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Submit Your Art For The Next Texas Public Radio T-Shirt

Artist shirt design by Chuck Ramirez
Chris Eudaily TPR

For the past six years, Texas Public Radio has approached a single local artist to craft the artist-designed t-shirt we offer as a premium to new and renewing members. 

The artist’s work is printed on 1000 TPR member shirts and is promoted online through social media and throughout our on-air fundraising campaigns.  TPR members who choose it as a premium item proudly wear the shirt around town. Past TPR t-shirt artists have included Chuck Ramirez, Katie Pell, Jennifer Khoshbin, Robert Rehm, Gary Sweeny and Ansen Seale.

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