TUNED IN: HPPR Postcard Artists Announced

Sep 13, 2019

High Plains Public Radio and the Cerulean Gallery announce the artists for the upcoming exhibition to benefit HPPR on Oct. 17-20 at the Cerulean Gallery in Amarillo. 

"POSTCARDS FROM THE HIGH PLAINS," a juried exhibition by the Cerulean Gallery and High Plains Public Radio (HPPR), was open to artists from Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska.


This exhibition is part of the year-long celebration of  "This is HPPR LAND"–the shared community of the five states that make up the High Plains Public Radio listening area. Click here for the names of the artists.


Thank you to all the artists who responded to the call for entries.


SAVE THE DATE: Opening Night is Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. There will be live music, food and drink.


High Plains Public Radio is hiring a Business Manager for our Garden City, Kan., office.

Click here for details on how to apply.

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Get Your Fall Read On

HPPR's Radio Readers Book Club's 2019 Fall Read began last month. The theme is “Navigating Uncharted Waters — Past, Present, & Future.” We’ll be exploring the ways in which our childhood and life experiences inform our worldviews. Are we products of nature or nurture? Many intriguing questions will be explored.

BookBytes can be heard most weekdays at 7:45 a.m. (Central) during Morning Edition and again at 6:45 p.m. (Central) during All Things Considered.


Quotes to know and share from this week’s news on High Plains Public Radio and HPPR Connect:

> “When he was deprived of medication for the last week, until we were able to reach this agreement with the Bureau of Prisons, he’d been suffering tremendously. He’s dealt with withdrawal from the medication he was receiving, so it’s very important for our client’s health.” — Lauren Bonds, legal director of the ACLU of Kansas. 

READ MORE | Leavenworth Prisoner Will Get Opioid Addiction Treatment After His Lawsuit Is Settled Quickly

> "As long as there is not a credible fight against impunity these murders against journalists are not going to stop." — Sara Lidia Mendiola of a legal advocacy organization for journalists called Propuesta Cívica

READ MORE | 12 Journalists Have Been Killed In Mexico This Year, The World's Highest Toll

> "Work eight hours, sleep eight hours — be sure they're not the same eight hours.” — T. Boone Pickens

READ MORE | T. Boone Pickens, Iconic Oil Tycoon, Dead At 91


HPPR.org is your go-to spot for the latest news from the High Plains region, as well as our events, exclusives, and features. You’ll also find the latest national and international news. Here are this week’s TOP STORIES from our website.

  1. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise In Kansas, Especially In Rural Counties

  2. Polis Survives Recall Attempt As Signatures Fall Short

  3. From Mar-A-Lago To Trump Hotels, Reporter Says Trump Profits As President

  4. US Ag Secretary Asks For Investigation Into Beef Pricing Margins Following Tyson Fire

  5. These Technologies Help Kansas Farmers Use Water More Efficiently, And The State's Pitching In

  6. 'Moscow Mitch': Democrats Push McConnell, But Kentucky Loyalists Stand By Him

  7. T. Boone Pickens, Iconic Oil Tycoon, Dead At 91

  8. Why The Measles Surge Could Open The Door To A Host Of Other Diseases

  9. Lower Arkansas Valley Deals With Contaminated Water; Solution Slow To Materialize

  10. Immigration stories, caricatures and stereotypes at the Stauth Museum


HPPR’s Living Room Concert series brings live music to the High Plains. Check out the schedule here.


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