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TPR Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of TPR events is a wonderful way to support Texas Public Radio, connect your brand with an engaged audience, and get your business name out in front of a desirable group of decision makers and leaders within the community.
Below is a list of upcoming events. For more information on sponsoring an event, please contact Wendy Wommack at wendy@tpr.org

Dare to Listen Series in August and September
Our Dare to Listen series features in-depth and informative conversations centered around a frank, but respectful dialogue with a diverse panel of guests who examine timely, sometimes provocative topics.

Topics & Dates:
Knowing Your Rights During a Pandemic (August 25, 2021 at 7 p.m.)
Transgender Bills (September 22, 2021 at 7 p.m.)

Great, SA: A Century of Conservation – Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 7 p.m.
In early 2021, TPR launched Great, SA, a series of virtual events exploring a spectrum of topics and perspectives that uncover what makes San Antonio unique, as well as what has contributed to the future of our city. Each quarterly event features a panel of city leaders and frontrunners offering their insight, interactive conversations, as well as audience Q&A.
Lonesome Lounge Sessions @ The Lonesome Rose – Season 4
This bi-weekly concert series, highlighting the coolest of San Antonio’s music scene will feature some of the region’s most notable musical legends, as well as the scene’s up-and-coming, modern contemporaries at the same time. Lonesome Lounge Local Sessions are filmed from the stage of the Lonesome Rose, the oldest honky-tonk on the St. Mary’s strip.

Artists & Dates:
Courtney Marie Andrews: Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Doug Kershaw: Monday, October 11, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Mary Lattimore, Claire Rousay, Walt McClements: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7 p.m.
J-Darius: Monday, December 13, 2021 at 7 p.m.

Worth Repeating Season 7: September 2021 – April 2022
Seven storytellers have seven minutes to tell a true story around a common theme. Worth Repeating storytellers have ranged from incomparable artists like Vincent Valdez to James Beard Nominated Chefs like Cured's Steve McHugh, to pioneering space scientists like Hunter Waite who spent 20 years building and following the Cassini Mission to Saturn...all from San Antonio. Sponsors will contribute to this unique local initiative committed to building community and raising the profile of San Antonio, a city on the rise!

Topics, Dates & Times:
Star-struck: stories about brushes with fame (Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 7 p.m.)
Spooky Stories: stories to get in the Halloween spirit (Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7 p.m.)
No Pain No Gain: stories of challenges and triumph (Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7 p.m.)
Identity/Origins/Where I’m From: real origin stories (Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 7 p.m.)
Secrets: stories that you’ve never heard before (Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 7 p.m.)
Nobody’s Perfect: imperfect stories from imperfect people (Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 7 p.m.)
Quitting: stories of throwing in the towel (Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7 p.m.)

Merienda at Hemisfair: Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2 p.m.
TPR hosts Meriendas three times a year to show our appreciation for the support provided by our upper level members. Each of these events is centered around different themes and is hosted at various locations around town.
Forward SA: The Future of Art in San Antonio on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Forward SA is an interactive audience experience designed to engage TPR’s increasing numbers of young professionals.Forward SA brings together San Antonio’s next generation of leaders alongside its more seasoned leaders, to exchange ideas about San Antonio’s vision for the future, the challenges ahead, and the aspirations and vision of achieving that growth in San Antonio.
Think Earth: Friday, October 8, 2021 at 12 p.m.
Built on the success of TPR’s popular Think Science series, TPR has expanded its science-related portfolio to include a new featured program created to appeal to the stations environmentally-conscience audience and those interested in learning more about Earth Science. TPR’s Think Earthis a live platform for expert panelists to discuss environmental issues affecting our lives and communities, on both a local and global scale.
15th Annual Fest of Tails: Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at McAllister Park
TPR Goes To The Dogs (And Kites)
TPR teams up with the San Antonio Parks Foundation for this annual event and encourages families to spend a day in the park with children’s activities, live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and a sky full of kites. Fashionable dogs compete in costume contests and strut in the always-popular Pooch Parade. Stop by the TPR tent to sign-up your pup for a TPR pet membership.
Daystream Series: August 2021 – May 2022
DAYSTREAM is a monthly, live-streaming program, happening on the last Friday afternoon of the month. This live-stream performance takes place at the Malú & Carlos Alvarez Theater in the Texas Public Radio HQ located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, TX. It is designed to appeal to a savvy audience interested in cutting-edge artists who are shaping Texas art and culture, with an aim to truly represent the vibrant and expansive performing arts community.

Dates & Times:
Friday, August 27, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, October 29, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, November 12, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, December 24, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Friday, January 28, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, February 25, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, March 25, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, April 29, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Friday, May 27, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Think Science: Science of Music on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 12 p.m.
THINK SCIENCE is a series of educational events that focus on a variety of current topics in science; from medical research to natural science. Each one-hour Think Science event features a panel of formidable local experts who share fascinating information, explain research, and answer questions on the topic.
Holiday Merienda: Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 2 p.m.
San Antonio’s South Texas holiday traditions is the theme of TPR’s “A Holiday Merienda” for our McClain and Pinnacle Members. TPR hosts Meriendas three times a year to show our appreciation for the support provided by these upper level members, and each of these events has a different theme and takes place at an interesting location.
Holiday Programming Sponsorship Opportunities
Thursday, November 25, 2021 – Saturday, January 1, 2022

· Turkey Confidential: Thursday, November 25, 2021 – time TBA
· Giving Thanks: Thursday, November 25, 2021 – time TBA
· Hanukkah Lights 2021: Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 3 p.m.
· Candles Burning Brightly on KPAC: Monday, November 29, 2021 at 3 p.m.
· Peabo’s 21st Annual Holiday Special on TPR: December 24, 2021 at 11 p.m.
· A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols: Friday, December 25, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· St. Olaf Christmas Festival: Saturday, December 25, 2021 – time TBA
· New Year’s Day from Vienna: Saturday, January 1, 2022 from 10 a.m. – noon


Sponsorships are also available for TPR programming: Traffic, Weather and Texas centered news programs such as Texas Standard, focused on statewide news, and our local call in talk show The Source, which looks at the issues affecting San Antonio.