Unplugged on the Front Porch, April 24: Jimmie Dale and Colin Gilmore

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Monday, April 21st

Happy Monday, Front Porchers, and happy one hundred and seventy-eighth anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. In celebration of such a landmark in the history of Texas, we’re featuring one of the landmarks of the Texas music scene this week at Unplugged on the Front Porch: Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Colin Gilmore will play Thursday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. It’s also the traditional date of the founding of …read more

Matthew Dow: Why I Front Porch

Here’s Front Porch Board member Matthew Dow on why he does the Front Porch: The Front Porch is about listening to others.  It’s about dialogue.  It’s about having a conversation, even with different folks from different backgrounds.  It’s about learning from one another.  It’s about community.  Without being religious, it’s about gathering with a group of people and searching and being surprised.  That’s why I am committed to the Front …read more

Monday, April 14th

Happy Monday, Front Porchers, and happy birthday to David G. Burnet, the first (albeit interim) president of the Republic of Texas. Speaking of Burnet(t)s, we’d like to thank John for once again MCing Parable with Austin jazz heavyweights Rabbi Neil Blumofe and Michael Mordecai. We’d like to thank all of you who came out, too. Also a big shout-out to Angie Cross for wrapping up our Lenten series Autobiographies of …read more