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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Courtesy Julian Cordero, San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet

Watch "Hansel and Gretel" interpreted for ballet. Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with music and altars. And watch a Russian chamber orchestra at San Fernando Cathedral.

Courtesy Sam Kindrick

Spot Barnett, a saxophone player who became a San Antonio musical legend, died last week.


Natalia Sun

Get a new perspective on chamber music. Tour the city's newest art museum. And then take a musical tour of Britain. Your weekend is here. 

First off tomorrow night, violist Marisa Bushman says Agarita wants you to listen to chamber music with new ears.

"We're trying to break down the barriers of what people perceive classical music to be. Come see a concert. Immerse yourself in an Agarita and friends performance," she said.

Michael Quintanilla speaks on stage.
Elena Souris

Michael Quintanilla, a former newspaper reporter and fashion writer, has for several years contributed special videos to the annual Gridiron charity event. The videos show usually serious government officials dancing with him to popular songs. This year, Quintanilla took a break from Gridiron. But he knew how popular the videos have become, and he made sure the tradition continued.


A family poses with Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Boerne Book and Arts Festival.
Kirk Thompson

You can enjoy the unique art of short films. Meet a heroic pilot who saved her plane and passengers. Or take a spooky tour of San Antonio's sexy past. The weekend’s here, and there’s plenty to do.


Libby Day

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio offers its own version of a pay-it-forward style concert this weekend. YOSA's Troy Peters said the side-by-side concerts they perform twice a year have that pay-it-forward aspect built into their DNA.


Greg Harrison

Let a Mahler symphony transport you. Watch a Texas town turn into artists’ studio. And then enjoy some jazz at Travis Park. The weekend is here and it’s packed with fun.


Joel Salcido

Take a tour of a garden filled with art, do some “educational” shots of tequila and bring the kids to play some mariachi music. Here are some ideas for how to spend your weekend.


Riley Robinson

A large art installation in San Antonio may be one of the city’s oddest and most-often overlooked artistic works. But that obscurity is what makes it so special to so many of its admirers.

Siggi Ragnar

Enjoy a modern take on a classic tale of romance, tour an amazing photography exhibit and then bike-ride your way through San Antonio's cultural history. Your weekend is here, and here are some fun ideas about what you can do with it.


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