TPR Events & Initiatives

Chanukah Programming On KPAC & KTXI

Nov 16, 2015
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Chanukah begins on December 6, 2015 and to celebrate, Texas Public Radio is pleased to present two special programs airing December 3rd on classical station KPAC 88.3 in San Antonio and KTXI 90.1 in the Hill Country.

Join hosts Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock for a one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. There's plenty of music from Jewish communities around the world, plus an exploration of holiday traditions, and a special story reading by the incomparable Theodore Bikel.

Tour The San Antonio Missions With Father David Garcia

Nov 2, 2015
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UPDATE: This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for spring, 2016.

Now that the San Antonio Missions have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world knows what we know—these historic spaces are a treasure. Father David Garcia, the Archdiocesan Director of the Old Spanish Missions, has been a key player in the site’s restoration, helping to raise millions of dollars for the project.

See 'The Tingler' On Halloween In Percepto

Oct 22, 2015

Are you ready for some spooky fun? Texas Public Radio is teaming up with the Fredericksburg Theater Company to present a screening of the classic, camp horror film "The Tingler" on Halloween! This 1959 campy horror movie starring Vincent Price is about a human parasite that feeds on fear, and was famous for its over-the-top promotion. In that spirit, this screening will be shown in "Percepto!" where the audience actually becomes a part of the movie. Beware!

Views & Brews: Haunted History

Oct 16, 2015
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San Antonio is recognized for its rich history, culture, and colorful stories that have been told countless times and passed from one generation to the next. Some of these stories include haunted tales.

At this Views & Brews event, experts share their knowledge, experiences, and the history behind well-known haunted places in San Antonio. The panel below is moderated by David Martin Davies, host of The Source.

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Come Hear Stories That Are 'Worth Repeating'

Sep 16, 2015

San Antonio is a city of stories. 

On Tuesday, February 2, TPR continues its new live event series that's all about the sounds and stories of San Antonio. At 7 p.m. that night at the Josephine Theatre (339 W. Josephine), join us for "Worth Repeating." 7 storytellers, 7 minutes each, for only 7 dollars. 

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