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TPR Events & Initiatives

Find Texas Public Radio upcoming events here or go to our community calendar to find community family events, San Antonio events, area events near you, kid-friendly events and more. We also invite you to promote your community event on our  calendar.

If you are a young professional looking to network with like-minded indivduals, visit our Generation Listen page. There you'll find events centered on connecting young professionals to people, places and things that make San Antonio an exciting place to live!

Upcoming events:

TPR Fiesta Medal Pick Up Party on Monday, March 18, at La Fonda on Main

Wait! Wait! Don't Tell Me! Live in San Antonio on Thursday, April 11, at Laurie Auditorium

Science Friday Live with Ira Flatow on Saturday, August 10, at The Tobin Center


'Wait Wait' Comes To San Antonio

Apr 15, 2019
Cindy Kelleher Photography

Public radio’s oddly informative news quiz, “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” finally made it to San Antonio this month, with Peter Sagal, Bill Kurtis, and special guest, veteran journalist Dan Rather, who appeared in a special segment based on his infamous “Ratherisms.”

Also asked by Peter Sagal if when watching television he ever misses being the one asking hard-hitting questions, Rather replied to laughter, “Like every second.”

The Moth Mainstage Lands At San Antonio Book Festival April 5

Mar 13, 2019

Texas Public Radio and the San Antonio Book Festival present The Moth Mainstage at the Majestic Theatre April 5th as part of the San Antonio Book Festival

Join TPR At Fest Of Tails

Mar 1, 2019

Fest of Tails, now in its 13th year, is a free family-friendly kite festival and dog fair! This ever popular event is set for Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 9 am - 4 pm at McAllister Park.

Celebrate the arrival of spring with family fun in the park! This event welcomes kite and dog enthusiasts from near and far. Dogs of all sizes and breeds, along with a sky full of kites, fill this day of fun! All guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and lawn chair to watch the spectacular sky views and to enjoy meeting new furry friends.

It’s no secret that our nation feels more divided than ever. As the political discourse is strained, it’s easy to forget we’re all part of the same human family. This year, TPR is joining with StoryCorps to open the lines of communication with “One Small Step.” We’re bringing together folks on opposite sides of the aisle to have a conversation to learn more about each other, and our hopes for the future.


For a quarter of a century, humans have been interacting online through the World Wide Web, and along with the easy access to information have been sea changes in the way we do business, converse, and even fall in love. What influence has the Internet had on the way our minds work? Have we become a nation of “skimmers” that can no longer find time to read a novel? What about the addictive nature of social media, gaming, gambling or even online pornography? How has the Internet changed us?