TPR Events & Initiatives

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 & Brews
3:05 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

How Distribution Laws Affect Local Microbreweries

Texas Public Radio

A natural fit for our Views & 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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TPR Presents
1:57 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

TPR Presents: Brahms

Johannes Brahms

As part of the city-wide Brahms Festival in 2013, Texas Public Radio invites members to TPR Presents: Brahms at 7 p.m. on  Tuesday, January 29, at Tripoint, 3233 N. St. Mary’s, Suite 102.

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New Year, New You
4:06 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

New Year's Resolutions - Listeners & Staff Sound Off


Positivity, health, and organization are common resolutions year after year. But what are the reasons behind them? And what do people hope to accomplish with each resolution?

With the sharp increase of half-marathons, 5Ks, and fun runs, it has become easier for people to be philanthropic and fit.

In response to our informal Facebook poll, BigPapa Sharp repeated the words of Deena Kastor, an Olympic bronze medalist: "Sometimes the moments that challenge us the most, define us."

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12:02 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

Volunteer Profile: Katie Larson

TPR Volunteer Katie Larson
Credit Katie Larson

Katie Larson generously gives her time to TPR. From taking calls during pledge drive to checking people in at member events, Katie represents the best in Texas Public Radio volunteers. 

Katie agreed to answer some questions about her experiences as a volunteer.

What is your background?

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Holiday Specials
4:30 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

TPR Presents Three Locally-Produced Holiday Specials on Christmas Eve

Join Texas Public Radio on Christmas Eve for three local holiday performances:

  • At 2 p.m. KPAC-FM 88.3 presents the San Antonio Symphony’s Christmas Baroque performance.
  • "Glad Tidings!," the annual performance by Voci di Sorelle, airs at 8 p.m.
  • KSTX-FM 89.1 will air "It’s a Wonderful Life," a radio play by The Classic Theatre of San Antonio at 8 p.m.

San Antonio Symphony

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National Public Lands Day
2:58 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

National Public Lands Day: Olmos Basin Park

Volunteers check in and get some food before heading out to work.
Chris Eudaily Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio joined community partners in a National Public Lands Day event at Olmos Basin Park. Postponed from September due to rain, the event included creek and litter clean-up and mulching around newly-planted trees. Local Girl Scouts and the Friends of Olmos Basin Park made presentations to volunteers about the park's history and the importance of bats to the environment.

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