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Dear Friends,

KLRN explores arts and culture in San Antonio through our digital-first series, The Beat . In the last year, we have met artists, visited exhibits, and learned about organizations who are keeping the artsy vibe going through our community. We broadcast these videos on-air and share them through our social media channels each week and connect with our followers in an engaging, storytelling way. You can view all past episodes here .

This week we are bringing you The Best of The Beat hosted by local personality Chuck Cureau. You will see some of our favorite episodes and see exactly why San Antonio should be celebrated daily. Watch with us Thursday night at 7:30pm. If you have your own arts and culture story to share, please e-mail us .

Keep watching,
Arthur

Arthur Emerson | KLRN President and CEO 
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Jason Isaac, a member of the conservative-leaning Texas Public Policy Foundation, is speaking out against San Antonio's Climate Action Plan. Sanford Nowlin, with the San Antonio Current, discusses San Antonio's efforts to end a gender pay gap through a new ordinance. Brendan Gibbons, with the Rivard Report, explains the latest developments on a proposed oil and gas pipeline that will run just west of San Antonio.
Will it ever be possible to fly from New York to Los Angeles in less than an hour? That’s one part of the hypersonic research going on at Southwest Research Institute. They’re testing vehicles traveling at MACH 5, or five times the speed of sound. We’ll find out how they use something similar to a gun barrel to perform tests that heat surfaces hotter than the sun.
Artist Margaret Craig connects trash and the ocean in her new exhibit “Sea Island”. She has collected bits of trash from streets and roadways, and has turned it into art, hoping to create awareness of how humans and their trash are impacting the worlds oceans.
See all episodes at www.klrn.org/thebeat
Nearly three decades ago, a group of San Antonians realized an opportunity to transform people’s lives and meet the workforce needs of the fast-growing service and technology industries. Today, in partnership with The Alamo Colleges District and other nonprofits, Project QUEST, Inc. is removing barriers for people to return to school, graduate, and secure in-demand living wage careers.The Story Goes podcast is in partnership with SA 2020.
KLRN Create
Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 9:30PM
TRAVELSCOPE: Fredericksburg, Texas
Fredericksburg, Texas, offers historic attractions and a deep-rooted German heritage; Enchanted Rock; Texas roots music.
KLRN PBS Kids
Friday, Oct. 17 at 7PM
ARTHUR: Fright Night; Citizen Cheikh
Buster's Uncle Bob tells him a spooky bedtime story about an encounter with a mysterious creature called the lycanbunny; Cheikh is worried that if he and his family become American citizens, then they will have to abandon their Senegalese culture.
KLRN World
Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7PM
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Into the Amazon
President Theodore Roosevelt and Brazilian reporter Candido Rondon trek into the South American rainforest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon.
POPULAR on KLRN Passport
COUNTRY MUSIC
Explore the history of country music – from its roots in ballads, hymns and the blues to its mainstream popularity – and meet the unforgettable characters and storytellers who made it "America’s Music." Directed by Ken Burns.
WEEKLY PICK on KLRN Passport
THOU SHALT NOT KILL: Episode 1
The dead body of 15-year-old Sara Damiani is found in a flooded basement. Her father, Giancarlo, receives the news while at a television studio where he is about to broadcast a national plea for help regarding his daughter's disappearance. In the homicide division of Turin's police force, Chief Inspector Valeria Ferro grabs the reigns of the investigation.