Jack Morgan

Arts and Culture Reporter

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

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

At KLRN he spent 5 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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Phil Houseal

Kerrville's Symphony of the Hills targets another discipline--dance.  I spoke with symphony music director Gene Dowdy. While the thematic program is music, it's music through the prism of dance. And it covers everything from Bach to a hoedown

San Antonio Symphony

From a symphonic take on a Hollywood blockbuster, to connecting immigrants to art, to a West Side art studio tour, the coming weekend is packed with fun.

First off, you could dial up Jurassic Park on Hulu--so what makes seeing it at the Majestic Theater so special? 

"Nobody ever has seen it live to score."

What the San Antonio Symphony's Jessica Anderson is saying is that the movie they're showing has all the audio...except the music.   

UTSA

University of Texas at San Antonio President Ricardo Romo was put on administrative leave Tuesday and is subject to quote "a review of allegations related to his conduct," according to an email sent to university staff and faculty.

Dallas Black Dance Theater

From Opera in a cave, to modern dance to out-n-out Gospel music,  there's a lot going on this weekend. On Saturday, the highly acclaimed Dallas Black Dance Theater performs at the Carver Cultural Center.

"They are here in San Antonio celebrating their 40th Anniversary," says the Carver's Teresa Vasquez Romero.

Antonia Padilla

There's a new CD and two performances this weekend for an unlikely trio of singers. They're called Las Tesoros. Why unlikely? First off, these ladies' ages.

"Being 92, and the baby being 79 and the middle being 82, I pray every day that we be able to keep them," says  Amelia Valdez is describing Las Tesoros.

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