Jack Morgan | Texas Public Radio

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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San Antonio poet laureate Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson paints the words of her poem on downtown streets.
Ryan Vestil

Three streets surrounding downtown San Antonio's Travis Park have changed overnight. Big, block yellow letters forming two sentences — a poem — have been painted on those streets.

Blue Hole spring
Brian Kirkpatrick / Texas Public Radio

There's another 50 acres close to downtown that will now never be paved over or developed. An agreement was finalized on Monday to permanently set aside the property extending from the University of the Incarnate Word to Olmos Drive, next to Olmos Dam.

Danny Akalepse

A new music project targets a San Antonio 1960s music icon: Sunny Ozuna, known by most for his work as Sunny and the Sunliners. 

Ramin Samandari

San Antonio's biggest film festival celebrated a quarter century last year. Adam Rocha has been producing the festival that entire time, but this year's been thrown a curve.

Richard Castillo conducting the Lone Star Philharmonic.
Nathan Felix

One of San Antonio’s area symphonies is trying to jumpstart its season.  That symphony is the Lone Star Philharmonic, and its Artistic Director is Richard Castillo. He's just launched a Twitter presence and christened its first project.

SOLI Chamber Ensemble

Like most other music groups, SOLI Chamber Ensemble has been sidelined by COVID-19. But they're finding their musical way through the cultural wasteland that is the coronavirus.  

The UTSA Music Department’s original plan for a spring production didn’t go as expected but the group worked out an interesting alternative.

Sarah Sudhoff

The Doseum in San Antonio has chosen its annual Artist in Residence recipient. Houstonian Sarah Sudhoff will produce a large installation at the Doseum which will show how some children with dyslexia see the world.

The Collaborators from left to right are Jaime Ramirez, Marisela Barrera, Elias Flores III and Andrew Thornton
Siggi Ragnar

In the ever-evolving landscape that is COVID-19, arts organizations have been innovating and flexing in an attempt to ride with the changes. One of those organizations is the Jump Start Theatre.

Erin King

COVID-19 continues unabated, and the question is: how to get people to change their habits for their own safety? One artist thinks one way might be through art.