Hill Country http://tpr.org en How A Battle In Kendall County Changed The American West http://tpr.org/post/how-battle-kendall-county-changed-american-west <p></p><p>A pivotal historic event happened about 40 miles north of San Antonio, and odds are you’ve never heard of it. It’s called the Battle of Walker’s Creek. Historian and author Sam Gwynne (he writes as S.C. Gwynne) describes it this way.</p><p>"It was a major change in the way that Indian warfare was conducted," Gwynne said. "And the story behind it is one of the great stories of the American West."</p><p>As he details, that story centers around Texas Ranger Jack Hays.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:49:07 +0000 Jack Morgan 32588 at http://tpr.org How A Battle In Kendall County Changed The American West Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison Take The Stage At The Pioneer Museum In Fredericksburg http://tpr.org/post/kelly-willis-bruce-robison-take-stage-pioneer-museum-fredericksburg <p>Real life husband and wife singers Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis separately have very distinguished music careers. But now they’ve created an additional noteworthy body of work together.</p><p>“We just got a new record we’re putting out, it’s our second record together. And so we’ll be doing a lot of material from our brand new record,” Willis said.</p><p>Where they’ll be doing it is at Fredericksburg’s Pioneer Museum on Saturday night, May 31, as part of the venue's roots music series.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 18:01:08 +0000 Jack Morgan 32531 at http://tpr.org Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison Take The Stage At The Pioneer Museum In Fredericksburg June 5: Enjoy A Gallery Stroll In Ingram http://tpr.org/post/june-5-enjoy-gallery-stroll-ingram <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ingram, Texas, is not only KTXI's city of license, but it's home to a charming stretch of arts and craft galleries along the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/OldIngramLoop" target="_blank">Old Ingram Loop</a>, near Johnson Creek and the Guadalupe River. On Thursday, June 5, twelve galleries will open their doors to TPR members. You'll be able to leisurely browse the works on display, and meet the artists in person.</span></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 16:44:04 +0000 Texas Public Radio 32018 at http://tpr.org June 5: Enjoy A Gallery Stroll In Ingram Vocal Group Brings The Sounds Of Eastern Europe To Hunt, Texas http://tpr.org/post/vocal-group-brings-sounds-eastern-europe-hunt-texas <p>Voci di Sorelle, an all-women San Antonio singing group, is taking their show to the hill country.<br /><br />“There are currently nine singers. It’s all <em>a capella</em> music," said founder Ruth Moreland. "We’ve been doing concerts all across Texas for the last ten years.”</p><p>Voci di Sorelle performs a lot in San Antonio, but Sunday, March <strike>13</strike> 30, their free 3 p.m. performance is in Hunt, TX, which is west of Kerrville.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:12:20 +0000 Jack Morgan 28810 at http://tpr.org Museum Of The Pacific War Marking Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor http://tpr.org/post/museum-pacific-war-marking-anniversary-pearl-harbor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s called the Museum of the Pacific War, but w</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">hy in the world is a museum dedicated to the World War II Pacific front in Fredericksburg, Texas, which is quite a ways from any body of water?</span></p><p>The Admiral Nimitz foundation is the parent entity of the museum, and as&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">President and CEO Gen. Mike&nbsp;</span>Hagee&nbsp;revealed, the name of that foundation contains the reason why the museum is there.</p><p>"Admiral Nimitz is from Fredericksburg, Texas," Hagee said.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:30:14 +0000 Jack Morgan 22534 at http://tpr.org Museum Of The Pacific War Marking Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Fredericksburg Chorale Brings Old And New Together For Christmas Concerts http://tpr.org/post/fredericksburg-chorale-brings-old-and-new-together-christmas-concerts <p><strong>Christmas Concert includes Bach, Saint-Saens and Hierholzer</strong></p><p>It is a busy time of year, but the Fredericksburg Chorale are prepared and ready for three concerts Friday and Saturday.</p><p>"We have all ages: sixteen, seventeen, twenty-year-olds to ninety, and ninety-five-year-old members! It really is a great mix, and a delight to hear the teamwork," says director Mark Hierholzer.</p><p>Hierholzer will have a new work on the program and lead selections from the keyboard.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:42:14 +0000 John Clare 2335 at http://tpr.org Fredericksburg Chorale Brings Old And New Together For Christmas Concerts