The Lockwood Park Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper! project repurposes unused sand volleyball courts to create terraced seating with flat ledge rock and grass seating areas. The terraces are wide enough to spread a blanket or to set up temporary seating for community events. Texas Public Radio presents the official unveiling of this winning design in the Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper! initiative in partnership with the City of San Antonio, the Project for Public Spaces and the AIA San Antonio.
Texas Public Radio invites listeners to attend the 2012–2013 season of “Carnegie Hall Live” from the comfort of their own homes. Presented by Carnegie Hall, American Public Media and WQXR-FM, the series includes eleven live broadcasts through April 2013.
Mayor Castro's Brainpower Taskforce identified early childhood education as the best way for the city to address the city's education problem, a recommendation that led to the development of the Pre-K 4 SA program.
Since this initiative has generated such heated discussion and debate, we are bringing together representatives on different sides and disciplines who can help us shed some light and explain the viewpoints at work.
Texas Public Radio (TPR) continues its signature KSTX Town Hall series with a community conversation that examines the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and its relevancy in today’s dramatic political climate. The forum takes place on Tuesday, March 20, at the Pearl Full Goods Studio, 200 E. Grayson St., Suite 105. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The discussion begins at 7 p.m.
On September 2010, Mayor Julián Castro announced the SA2020 initiative, an ambitious plan to transform San Antonio into a world class city while holding on to the qualities that makes our city special. SA2020 lays out a set of guiding visions in the areas of arts and culture, health and fitness, education, downtown development, economic competitiveness, and transportation, among other areas.
Audio recording of KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act, recorded September 20, 2011.
Hernán Rozemberg, Senior Correspondent for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, hosted the KSTX Town Hall on Immigration Reform: Exploring the DREAM Act on September 20, 2011 at Pearl Studio in San Antonio.
Texas Public Radio is hosting Views and Brews: Placemaking, a casual community forum that combines cold beer and frothy discussion where citizens can exchange ideas on how to transform a city’s public spaces to revitalize their neighborhoods. The conversation takes place on Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m., at Warehouse Music, located at 1305 E Houston Street.
Texas Public Radio’s KSTX 89.1 FM took home four Lone Star Awards in the radio categories this past Friday. Two locally produced Texas Public Radio programs, “The Source” and “Texas Matters,” received top honors, as did their respective hosts, TPR Reporter Terry Gildea and TPR News Director David Martin Davies, along with his wife and co-host, Yvette Benavides.