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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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Ty Zhang plays the guitar at San Antonio International Airport as port of the airport's SAT Live programming.
Courtesy San Antonio International Airport.

As the world of live music has been shut down due to shelter-in-place, there are no venues for local musicians to play. But there’s one place that’s encouraging live performance to continue. And it’s from a place you might not expect: the San Antonio International Airport.

Betsy Newman Photography

This is the week that Fiesta would have begun, were it not for COVID-19. But as it turns out, the show will, in a sense, go on. The Fiesta Commission's Amy Shaw lays it out.


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Si le cuesta ver algo remotamente gracioso sobre la crisis de COVID-19, hemos encontrado algo que al menos podría darle una o dos sonrisas inesperadas. El autor es Rafael Gonzales, Jr., cuya carrera profesional no es muy divertida.

"Soy director de laboratorio en una universidad local," dijo Gonzales.

Blanco County Emergency Management

The strong storms late Saturday night that were expected to pound San Antonio... didn't. But according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Keith White, other locales suffered major damages.

Rafael Gonzales, Jr.

If you're having a hard time seeing anything remotely funny about the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve found something that might at least give you an unexpected smile or two. It comes from Rafael Gonzales, Jr., whose career work isn't terribly humorous.


If you're enduring coronavirus cabin fever this weekend, TPR has assembled some interesting and inspiring things you still can do while staying home.


Cliff Zintgraff

A San Antonio museum specializing in science, technology and math is inviting young people to learn from home.  


Performances for Mega Corazon can be livestreamed.
URBAN-15

San Antonio’s largest annual poetry event is scheduled for Monday. But what about COVID-19? Is Urban 15’s Mega Corazon still on? Yes it is.

Baseball

On Fridays, The Weekender traditionally tells you about great events that San Antonians can do. Clearly that's on hiatus right now, but there are still many things you can do if you know where to look.


Jack Morgan

One of the state's premier Natural History Museums, the Witte, is closed like all the others. It’s caused them to rethink how they do what they do, and be creative with solutions. 


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