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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.

Ways to Connect

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.

San Antonio Symphony Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing directs the orchestra.
San Antonio Symphony

The San Antonio Symphony is canceling 18 concerts scheduled from September through January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio’s 343-acre tree-shaded Brackenridge Park is home to the Zoo, the Japanese Tea Garden, the Witte Museum and the Sunken Garden outdoor Theater.

Bexar County saw voter turnout for Tuesday's runoff election that was so strong — even with the long shadow of COVID-19 cast over the election process — that even the experts were surprised.

Images courtesy: UTSA Special Collections, Mexican Cookbook Collection

If COVID-19 isolation is getting to you, UTSA Libraries has a delicious idea you can sink your teeth into. UTSA's Amy Rushing said that even creative inspiration can come from things like COVID-19. So they've gone to their archives and assembled a selection of Mexican dessert recipes.

San Antonio Zoo

An iconic San Antonio attraction has a darkly quirky event attached to it for all times. It happened in Brackenridge Park, on that little train that 300,000 people, primarily parents and children, ride yearly.

Courtesy of the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

Jovita Idár is a historic San Antonio woman, and on Friday, she will get national spotlight on PBS. The program is American Masters and the specific episode is called "Unladylike 2020."

UTSA History Professor Gabriela González's writing about Idár got the attention of producers of the show.