Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year’s Eve: Toast of the Nation on KRTS

On New Year’s Eve 2011-12, NPR Music, WGBH and WBGO once again present Toast of the Nation, an all-night broadcast of live jazz from venues across the U.S. The broadcast checks in with live music from Boston to Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Year-End Drawing for an iPad Tablet Computer

At a time when many are making year-end, tax deductible donations to their favorite organizations, KRTS is pleased to announce a special holiday incentive for donors. If you donate via our website, you’ll be entered to win an iPad tablet computer. This is a … Continue reading

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Holiday Programs for Christmas Day

Merry Christmas from KRTS Marfa! Here’s a rundown of the special programs we have scheduled for today. 10 AM, Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs – One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges … Continue reading

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Holiday Programs for Saturday, December 24

Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house…radio dials were turned to KRTS 93.5 FM! Marfa Public Radio is playing holiday music and specials all day to accompany your last minute gift wrapping and cookie baking. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Holiday Programs for Friday, December 23

Happy Holidays from KRTS Marfa! Here’s a rundown of the special programs we have scheduled for today. 10 AM, Tinsel Tales 2: Even More NPR Christmas Favorites –NPR fills millions of homes each holiday with humor, warmth, and a host … Continue reading

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Holiday Programs for Thursday, December 22

Happy Holidays from KRTS Marfa! Here’s a rundown of the special programs we have scheduled for today. 11 AM to 1 PM, American Routes’ Red, Green & Blue Xmas –American Routes has made its list and there’s no need to check … Continue reading

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John Chamberlain (1927-2011)

LISTEN NOW: John Chamberlain (1927-2011)

Artist John Chamberlain died on Wednesday, December 21, at the age of 84. The influential sculptor made an indelible mark on Marfa, Texas. Mr. Chamberlain had a friendship with artist Donald Judd, who helped him to install in Marfa 22 … Continue reading

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Holiday Programs for Wednesday, December 21

Happy Holidays from KRTS Marfa! Here’s a rundown of the special programs we have scheduled for today. 11 AM to 1 PM, Christmas Vespers with Apollo’s Fire – Apollo’s Fire gives a rousing, vital performance of music that the early 17th … Continue reading

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Permian Basin Area Foundation $10,000 grant

The Permian Basin Area Foundation grants Marfa Public Radio $10,000 for signal improvements in Alpine On December 15, 2011, Marfa Public Radio, was awarded a $10,000 grant from Permian Basin Area Foundation of Midland. This grant will be used as … Continue reading

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Monday interruption

Today – on the morning of Monday, December 19 – KRTS was off-air for a little more than an hour. Morning Edition local host George Pitlik of Alpine saw lightning strike Marfa at 5:50 AM, while driving through Paisano Pass … Continue reading

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