Jack Morgan

Arts and Culture Reporter

Jack Morgan has spent 35 years in electronic media, doing both television and radio.

In his mid-20s, Jack was known as Robbin Banks at two San Angelo FM stations, but the bulk of his career has been spent at PBS stations in Austin (KLRU), Orlando (WMFE), Vermont Public Television, and San Antonio's KLRN.

At KLRN he spent five years as director of production, where he was responsible for three hour-long programs with the San Antonio Symphony. Jack was also responsible for KLRN's ARTS program during its startup, and co-produced Texas Week With Rick Casey.

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A much-acclaimed documentary will be screened Saturday at Our Lady of the Lake University. The film focuses on what's called honor killing. Mary Ann Smothers Bruni says most Americans have a skewed understanding of what honor killings even are.  



"The film is about women in Iraq trying to stop honor killing. We always think this is a Muslim thing. I don't agree with that at all,” she said. “When I was at University of Madrid at graduate school, honor killing was considered Roman Catholic and the church did not deny it."

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A San Antonio band is getting some noteworthy statewide recognition. 

Courtesy of Main Plaza Conservancy

On Saturday, San Antonio's main plaza will be alive with music.

"This is our 6th annual Mariachi Corazon de San Antonio high school groups, festivals, and all-star competition," Jane Pauley Flores says. 

Area high school Mariachi music programs go head to head to determine who's best.

San Antonio Botanical Garden

The San Antonio Botanical Garden opened a new 8-acre addition to the facility on Saturday, including a parking lot that's interesting enough on its own to be called a "parking garden."

Jack Morgan

Although no new buildings have been completed recently, the San Antonio skyline has seen a dramatic change in recent weeks.