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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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The San Antonio Symphony holds dozens of free concerts yearly for upwards of 40,000 area students. This year with COVID-19, there was a hitch. The symphony's Jeremy Brimhall explained.


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One of San Antonio's largest museums has scheduled its reopening. Emily Sano, interim co-director of the San Antonio Museum of Art, said their 87,000-square-foot size makes reopening a little more practical than some other museums.

Greg Sweeney sits at his desk making personalized postcards.
Janet Sweeney

San Antonio Artist Gary Sweeney doesn't actually think he can save the U.S. Postal Service. But then again, that doesn't mean he can't try, right? He’s striking blows against the effort to threaten the postal service, one postcard at a time. 

Steve Peterson in his editing suite.
Madison Perington

The San Antonio Symphony is sidelined until their new season in September. Nonetheless they've found a way to continue playing together — in a sense.  They’re not doing it in person, but in video. How it happens starts with this guy.


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If you're thinking about Mother's Day and what to do for your mother, there’s a gift  that's both ultra traditional and, appropriately, very sweet. Álvaro Del Norte  says that idea is having someone show up and serenade your favorite mother. 

Stephanie Key on Wyoming mountaintop.
Bill Anderson

San Antonio musician Stephanie Key says she considers herself lucky after recovering from COVID-19. Now, she has a plan to help others fight back.


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Several dozen protesters gathered in front of the Alamo in San Antonio and at Boerne's new city hall complex on Saturday.

A "For The Taking" box in Southtown.
Ethel Shipton

The coronavirus crisis recently inspired a San Antonio artist to build something practical to help any neighbors in need. 


Some members of the Sikh Dharamsal temple volunteered at the San Antonio Food Bank (before the facemask requirement).
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A local faith group has set out to raise a whopping amount of money for the San Antonio Food Bank, and they're well on their way to achieving it. They're members of the Sikh faith, from a temple called Sikh Dharamsal

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