TPR Events & Initiatives

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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

 

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AUSTIN, Texas – June 30, 2016 – In observance of the 50th anniversary of the University of Texas Tower shooting, “Texas Standard,” the national daily news show of Texas, is producing “Out of the Blue: 50 Years After the UT Tower Shooting,” an hour-long radio oral history, five-part reporting series, companion website and a permanent oral history archive at theDolph Briscoe Center for American History.

TPR Honored With Ten Lone Star Awards

Jun 27, 2016

Texas Public Radio was honored by the Houston Press Club with ten Lone Star Awards on Saturday, June 25, including three first place wins. The organization’s on-air and online efforts were acknowledged in the categories of public affairs, hard news, soft news, talk show, politics, and feature reporting. The Lone Star Awards are a statewide contest recognizing the best radio, television, and online journalism in Texas.

Walt Disney Studios

Friends of Texas Public Radio, join us and Walt Disney Studios at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28 at the Santikos Palladium for a free preview screening of the new film "The BFG." This film about an imaginative young girl and a giant who introduces her to the wonders of Giant Country is based on Roald Dahl's classic story, and marks famed director Steven Spielberg's first movie for Disney. The film is rated PG.

TPR Presents: The Art of Recycling

Jun 23, 2016

Families, join us on Saturday, August 27 from 1:00 to 4:00 at the San Antonio Garden Center (3310 N. New Braunfels) for “TPR Presents: The Art of Recycling.” Come join your fellow Texas Public Radio listeners and members for a free community event that will highlight new developments in recycling in San Antonio, and also offer opportunities for kids and their parents to create their own artistic projects out of ordinary household materials.

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Audie Cornish Enlightens TPR Audience At Pinnacle Dinner

Jun 22, 2016
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Audie Cornish, host of NPR's All Things Considered, joined TPR and our guests on Wednesday, June 15, at NOAH’s Event Center for TPR's annual Pinnacle Dinner. Cornish spoke about her experiences as a solo reporter, and then what she’s learned as a host at NPR. Cornish took time to look ahead to the future of NPR and how the network and its member stations can best inform and engage all of America. As you can see, she got the audience talking online!

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