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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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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

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.

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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.


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