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Tales From HPPR
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from May 16-27 at 7:45 AM and 5:44 PM

Author Joan Didion said -“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”

That includes tales of all kinds - Fairytales, Folktales, Tall-tales – to nourish our imagination and maybe teach us important life lessons.

Join our radio audience as High Plains Public Radio presents “TALES from HPPR”, a limited series Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from May 16-27 at 7:45 AM and 5:44 PM also available on our website at hppr.org.

Tune-in Wednesday, May 11 at 11 AM to hear Dr. Monica Hart, WTAMU and High Plains Morning Host, Jenny Inzerillo discuss the importance of “tales” and this limited series – “TALES from HPPR”.

The series is sponsored by Amarillo National Bank in celebration of the Arts Committee’s Fairy Tales & Folklore: Discover the Magic May 2022 – April 2023.

VISIT AMARILLO.COM to learn about other events during the year-long Amarillo Presents Fairy Tales & Folklore: Discover the Magic May 2022-April 2023.

Latest Episodes
  • Friday, May 27: The Golden Fish, a Fairy Tale told by Haven Jock, Amarillo Public Library Youth Services, Amarillo, Texas.
  • Wednesday, May 25: Old Blue, a Legend from the Texas Panhandle told by Michael Grauer, McCasland Chair of Cowboy Culture, Curator of Cowboy Collections and Western Art, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Monday, May 23: Windwagon Smith, a Tall Tale told by Rebel Mahieu, Art Instructor at Colby Community College, Colby, Kansas and HPPR Board of Directors Member
  • Friday, May 20: La Llorona, The Weeping Woman, a Mexican Folk Tale told by Helen Burton, Amarillo Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Advisory Committee and Amarillo Area Foundation Board Member.
  • Wednesday, May 18: Turkey Girl, 7:45 AM and 5:44 PM, a Zuni Folk Tale told by Deana Craighead, Curator of Art, Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas
  • Monday, May 16: Hansel and Gretel, 7:45 AM and 5:44 PM, a Fairy Tale told by Eric Barry, Chairman, City of Amarillo, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Arts Committee, Texas
VISIT AMARILLO.COM to learn about other events during the year-long Amarillo Presents Fairy Tales & Folklore: Discover the Magic May 2022-April 2023.
The series is sponsored by Amarillo National Bank in celebration of the Arts Committee’s Fairy Tales & Folklore: Discover the Magic May 2022 – April 2023.