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Keynotes Newsletter for December 2012

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KSTX 89.1 FM Holiday Specials
Celebrate the holidays with TPR. This year, KSTX offers holiday programming designed to enlighten and entertain.

December 7, 2012
8 p.m. - Hanukkah Lights, holiday stories and memoirs
December 24, 2012
8 p.m. - It's a Wonderful Life, presented by the Classic Theater of San Antonio
10 p.m. - Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol, a distinctive reading of Dickens' classic
11 p.m. - Peabo's 12th Annual Christmas Special, a lively program of Christmas music featuring the unofficial TPR mascot and a countdown to Santa's arrival

Holiday Programming on KPAC 88.3 FM
KPAC brings you the best in holiday classical music. From traditional carols to new compositions, join us for holiday programming throughout the month.

December 9, 2012
11 a.m. Candles Burning Brightly, exploring the customs and music of Hanukkah
December 24, 2102
9 a.m. - A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, live from King's College in Cambridge
2 p.m. - Christmas Baroque with the San Antonio Symphony
8 p.m. - Voci di Sorelle: Glad Tidings
9 p.m. - Traditional Lessons & Carols from Dallas
December 25, 2012
11 a.m. - Welcome Christmas! with VocalEssence
8 p.m. - St. Olaf Christmas Festival
January 1, 2013
10 a.m. - New Year's Day from Vienna with the Vienna Philharmonic

Carnegie hall live on kpac and ktxi
Gustavo Dudamel Conducts the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra
Carnegie Hall's Voices from Latin America series presents the exciting young Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestraunder the direction of Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel.  The program includes works by 20th-century Latin American composers Carlos Chávez, Julián Orbón and Silvestre Revueltas.  Carnegie Hall Live airs Monday, December 10 at 7 p.m.

New & improved tpr.org
TPR Announces Redesigned Website
Visitors to tpr.orgwill notice significant changes to the website, including several notable enhancements.  The new layout allows us to present local news coverage alongside arts and classical music news and also features multiple options for online listeners, including a pop-up audio player and links to iTunes and Windows Media players.  A custom web experience for mobile device users is also available.  Visit m.tpr.orgon your iPhone or Android device.

online audio archive
TPR Launches HearSA Audio Archive
Texas Public Radio has created HearSA, an archive of audio recordings of cultural, political, and educational events, with the collaboration of six initial community partners: Bihl Haus Arts, The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, McNay Art Museum, St. Mary's University, Texas Lutheran University and The World Affairs Council of San Antonio.  The HearSA archive is located at tpr.org/topic/hearsa..

Support Texas public radio
Dudley Harris Annual Studio Open House to Benefit TPR
Surprise that special someone with a one-of-a-kind holiday gift and show your support for Texas Public Radio at the same time. Dr. Dudley Harris is presenting his pottery work at his annual Studio Open House at 219 Palo Grande from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 8, 15 and 16.  All proceeds from the December 8 event will benefit TPR.  Dudley's ceramic specialty is making bowls for the kitchen and table.  His work and directions to his studio can be viewed at www.thebeautifulbowl.com.  TPR thanks Dr. Harris for his generosity and ongoing support.

year-end giving
Support Public Radio With a Tax-Deductible, Year-End Gift
Please consider including TPR in your holiday giving with a year-end contribution.  Help us meet our fundraising goal of $1 million by the end of the year so we can continue to provide timely news and timeless classical music without interruption.  Visit tpr.organd click the " Donate Now" button to contribute, or call us at (800) 622-8977 to donate.  All donations made by December 31 are tax-deductible for 2012.


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