Calendar of Merlex Picks

October 20, 2019
  • Church & Society Series: Viewing of the film “Luther and the Reformation” by Rick Steves

    October 20, 2019 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
    Saint Philip Presbyterian Church, 4807 San Felipe, Houston, TX 77056, USA

    https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/57039

    Rick Steves travels in the footsteps of Martin Luther - distilling the story of that bold monk, the chaos of the Reformation, and the larger political, economic, and theological context.

    Along with the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation represented the growing pains of a Europe evolving from the…


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  • Houston Reads Toni Morrison! Sula

    October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Project Row Houses, 2521 Holman St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/2313037575472385/?event_time_id=2313037582139051 On Monday, August 5, 2019, the world lost Nobel Prize-winning African-American author Toni Morrison. Through her passing, she left behind an indelible mark on U.S. and global letters. Morrison’s influence on Black life and thought is as expensive and profound as her literary catalog. Throughout the world, individuals have gathered in person…

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  • Grande HTX: A Monthly Hip Hop Party

    October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Lucille's - 5512 La Branch St - Houston, TX 77004

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grande-htx-a-monthly-hip-hop-party-tickets-76813817195 Every Third Saturday we throw this party where our friends (old and new) come together to enjoy the music that we all love. Some old hits mixed with new to create a perfect balance. Add in some great cocktails and food and we've got a perfect monthly experience right here…

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October 23, 2019
  • Houston Startup Demo Day

    October 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Station Houston, 1301 Fannin Street Suite 2440, Houston, TX 77002

    Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups -- nothing's changed but the address. Whether you're a serial entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU. Come out and hear a select group of local Houston startups pitch their company, share their current status, and tell us where they're…

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  • Use of the Enneagram to Grow Your Performance... Confusion to Clarity

    October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    500 Fannin St, 500 Fannin St. #100, Houston, TX 77002

    How can you understand yourself and others better? How can you stop stealing time from yourself focusing on others’ opinions and know the truth about yourself? How can your work more deeply reach and impact people? How can you have more good days than bad days in your relationship? Let’s go deeper and learn how each enneagram personality type…

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  • Curator Talk with Mark Sealy MBE, Curator, FotoFest Biennial 2020

    October 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Silver Street Studios - 2000 Edwards Street - (North of Washington) - Houston, TX 77007

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/curator-talk-with-mark-sealy-mbe-curator-fotofest-biennial-2020-tickets-77045349715 FotoFest Biennial 2020 Curator Mark Sealy talks about the upcoming Biennial, March/April 2020 About this Event Mark Sealy MBE, FotoFest Biennial 2020 Curator, will present a talk focusing on his work as the Director of Autograph ABP (London), his research and writing on decolonizing photography, and his curatorial process working for…

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  • Kinder Institute Forum: Henry Cisneros

    October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Museum of Fine Arts Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Texas 77005

    Building Equitable Cities Former Mayor and Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros will discuss strategies for inclusive growth in cities, improving urban and social infrastructure, and planning for affordable housing. Henry Cisneros, former mayor of San Antonio (1981-89), was the first Latino to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city in the 20th century. https://…

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October 24, 2019
  • Reflecting Black Fall Research Symposium

    October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
    University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) - One North Main Street - Houston, TX 77002

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reflecting-black-fall-research-symposium-tickets-74591624557 This year, 2019, marks the four hundredth anniversary of the arrival of the first documented Africans to British North America. Commemorating 1619, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting a symposium reflecting on 400 Years of African American Life and History. The symposium seeks to foster critical…

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  • The Cannon Grand Opening

    October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Cannon - 1334 Brittmoore Road - Houston, TX 77043

    For details, link here: https://grand-opening-oct-24.eventbrite.com RESCHEDULED! | Grand Opening: Thursday, October 24th, from 4P – 9P About this Event The comeback is always greater than the setback and you can't hold a good party down for long! We are happy to announce an updated Grand Opening date, Thursday, October 24th. We hope you will be able to attend. The…

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  • “AI for Intelligent Financial Services: Examples and Discussion” presented by Manuela Veloso, Head, JP Morgan AI Research

    October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Duncan Hall, Rice University

    https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/50688

    FREE event and open to the public.

    5-6 p.m. Networking Reception

    6-7 p.m. Presentation by Manuela Veloso

    Sponsored by the Ken Kennedy Institute, MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas, and Jones Graduate School of Business

     “…


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  • 4.0 Schools Low Stakes Pitch Night Houston - Take 2!

    October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Le Chateau Bistro & Lounge - 1112 Southmore Boulevard - Houston, TX 77004

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/40-schools-low-stakes-pitch-night-houston-take-2-tickets-74006709059 The most friendly and low-stakes "Shark Tank" is coming to Houston! About this Event Do you or someone you know have an idea for how to improve education? Join us for this 4.0 Schools (4pt0.org) Pitch Night and learn about two opportunities to help you develop and launch your…

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  • Fairy Tales for Truth & Justice: Preserving and Re-Presenting History

    October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Community Artists' Collective, 4101 San Jacinto Street #Suite 116, Houston, TX 77004

    A CPH Lecture Series event: “Fairy Tales for Truth & Justice: Preserving Re-Presenting History through Contemporary Narratives” https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fairy-tales-for-truth-justice-preserving-and-re-presenting-history-tickets-74463320797?aff=eand

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  • Exhibition Opening - Riding the Tiger: The Art of Bert Long, Jr.

    October 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Deborah Colton Gallery, 2445 North Blvd, Houston, TX 77098, USA

    https://glasstire.com/events/2019/09/18/riding-the-tiger-the-art-of-bert-long-jr/ Riding the Tiger: The Art of Bert Long, Jr. October 24 - November 9, 2019 “Riding the Tiger results from a Bert Long painting and his memorable comments about the painting as a metaphor on life. “Every day we wake up and we get on this tiger,” according to Long. “It’s on fire. There is no ground…

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  • Curate 2019 FALL Speaker Series: Pancho Argüelles & Maria Jimenez

    October 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

    https://projectcurate.ticketspice.com/peoples-history-of-houston In our era of renewed focus on activism and movement-building, Houston’s particular social movement history is often overlooked and underexplored. During Project Curate’s inaugural Speaker Series we will engage with some of the city’s most stalwart elders, disrupters and thought-leaders in an effort to unearth and reclaim this rich history. Join us…

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  • Welcome to Houston Reception at 2019 Nat'l Black Book Festival

    October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Rd, Houston, TX 77014, USA


    https://www.facebook.com/events/2248204561900225/
    The Welcome to Houston Reception kicks off the 2019 National Black Book Festival, which will include:

    ** Delicious buffet catered by Pappa's Catering
    ** A red-carpet moment for all registered authors
    ** Games and door prizes
    ** Networking, networking, networking

    Location: Fallbrook Church…

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  • 9th Annual UHD Outdoor Halloween Film Screening

    October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), One N Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/768241606929879/ Join us for Halloween Horror on the North Deck at UHD for the 9th year running! GANJA & HESS (dir. Bill Gunn, 1973) remains one of the most unusual horror films of the twentieth century. Experimental in form and content, the film fractures and subverts the traditional, Eurocentric vampire narrative. With its African American director, cast,…

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October 25, 2019
  • Gutsy Women: An Evening with Hillary and Chelsea Clinton

    October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Cullen Performance Hall, 4300 University Dr, Houston, TX 77004, USA

    https://ev3.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=CLINTON&linkID=houston&shopperContext&caller&appCode& THE BOOK OF GUTSY WOMEN: An Evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton This event will be presented offsite at the University of Houston's Cullen Performance Hall. Doors at 5:30pm | Program Begins at 6:30pm Each ticket includes a hardback copy…

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  • Deepak Chopra: The Metahuman

    October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Unity of Houston - 2929 Unity Drive - Sanctuary - Houston, TX 77057

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deepak-chopra-the-metahuman-tickets-66536218621 An Evening with Deepak Chopra, The Metahuman - Unleashing Your Infinite Potential About this Event Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? Spend an evening with New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra as he addresses these questions as well as practical ways…

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  • The Miseducation of Dope Art

    October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    North Houston Studio - 15355 W Vantage Parkway, Suite 106 - Houston, TX 77032

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-miseducation-of-dope-art-tickets-74759524751 Rita & Peter Dowdy of DopeArtDealers '17 will be showcasing their first solo art show in Houston, Tx. at North Houston Studio This art show will include a variety of art pieces from past and current collections. We will discuss the ideas that influence our art, how we work as…

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  • Open Source Halloween Party

    October 25, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Grand Prize Bar, 1010 Banks St, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/769115123524618/ Open Source is back this month for our annual Halloween party! Been a few months since our last event but we couldn't pass on Halloween! We have The Nu Wave Sound homie Joaqu.n from ATX joining us to drop a special guest set alongside residents Hiram and Morgan Morgan. Costumes highly encouraged. Pull up…

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October 26, 2019
  • Third Annual Houston Black Food Truck Festival

    October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Shrine of The Black Madonna Cultural and Event Center, 5309 Martin Luther King Blvd, Houston, TX 77021, USA

    http://BLAFTF.blaevents.com/ The Third Annual Houston Black Food Truck Festival returns to showcase the city's premiere Black-Owned Food Trucks, while highlighting its rich and diverse food culture. Children 15 and under FREE Come out for an afternoon of food, family, and fun! Shrine of the Black Madonna Cultural Center Saturday, October 26th from 12PM-8PM 5903 MLK Blvd. Houston, Texas 77021

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  • Holistic Healing: Mind, Body, Spirit

    October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Cubio Innovation Center - 7707 Fannin St - Suite 200 - Houston, TX 77054

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holistic-healing-mind-body-spirit-tickets-72304714347 Cleanse and nourish your body! Quiet and focus your mind! Renew and awaken your spirit! About this Event Holistic healing is the practice of health and wellness that considers the entire person and all of the internal and external factors affecting them. Hear from this powerhouse panel of experts discuss…

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  • By The Dozens

    October 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Raven Tower, 310 North St, Houston, TX 77009, USA

    http://bythedozens.splashthat.com/ *Must be 21 and older* By The Dozens is a party celebrating our love of music, fun vibes, great people, and brunch! Featuring some of houston's top DJ's and food vendors, expect a high energy event that will satisfy both your love of brunch and great music. Come ready to enjoy a reverse brunch, unlimited donuts, drink…

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  • Pass It On RSVP

    October 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Winston Contemporary Art - 2426 Bartlett street ste D - Houston , TX 77098

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pass-it-on-rsvp-tickets-76128537505 Oct 26th PASS IT ON. Fresh from 4th ranking in the world for Poetry Slam Xach Blunt as our featured poet and a 7pm ART MARKET About this Event Oct 26th • the best part of the month is when your able to PASS IT ON ➡️ • Fresh from IWPS and ranked 4…

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  • The Waxaholics Annual Costume Party!

    October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Five Central - 2736 Virginia Street - Houston, TX 77098

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-costume-party-tickets-77206728403 Halloween wouldn't be the same without a costume party! Join us at Red Peacock - Dinner Theater & Late Night Dive for our Annual Costume Event! Two levels, two bars, and a private VIP Lounge. EVERYONE dresses up, so get your costumes ready! $10 entry fee all night. Sounds by Big…

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  • Open Source Halloween Party

    October 25, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Grand Prize Bar, 1010 Banks St, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/769115123524618/ Open Source is back this month for our annual Halloween party! Been a few months since our last event but we couldn't pass on Halloween! We have The Nu Wave Sound homie Joaqu.n from ATX joining us to drop a special guest set alongside residents Hiram and Morgan Morgan. Costumes highly encouraged. Pull up…

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  • ElectroBounce - Glow Edition

    October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 am
    Winston Contemporary Art - 2426 Bartlett Street - #ste d - Houston, TX 77098

    For details, link here: https://soulcontrol.eventbrite.com Soul Control is back with your favorite dance party experience ElectroBounce! We're taking it back to the Art Gallery for a special themed "GLOW EDITION" Electro Bounce fuses a multitude of genres with the sole purpose of making your booty move. These include, House, Electronic Remixes, Funk, Soul, Afro-Beat, Reggae/Dancehall, Twerk,…

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October 27, 2019
  • Studio Ghibli Fest - Spirited Away

    October 27, 2019 - October 30, 2019 @ 
    Theaters

    https://gkids.com/2019/02/14/ghiblifest2019/ SPIRITED AWAY A FILM BY HAYAO MIYAZAKI JAPAN, 2001, 125 MIN PG 75th Academy Awards Winner Best Animated Feature Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature, Hayao Miyazaki’s wondrous fantasy adventure is a dazzling masterpiece from one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the history of animation. Chihiro’s family is moving to a new…

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  • The Waxaholics Annual Costume Party!

    October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Five Central - 2736 Virginia Street - Houston, TX 77098

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-costume-party-tickets-77206728403 Halloween wouldn't be the same without a costume party! Join us at Red Peacock - Dinner Theater & Late Night Dive for our Annual Costume Event! Two levels, two bars, and a private VIP Lounge. EVERYONE dresses up, so get your costumes ready! $10 entry fee all night. Sounds by Big…

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  • MOONCHILD

    October 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
    The Studio at Warehouse Live, 813 Saint Emanuel Street, Houston, TX 77003

    MOONCHILD with KIEFER at The Studio at Warehouse Live! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moonchild-tickets-73478302581?aff=eand

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  • ElectroBounce - Glow Edition

    October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 am
    Winston Contemporary Art - 2426 Bartlett Street - #ste d - Houston, TX 77098

    For details, link here: https://soulcontrol.eventbrite.com Soul Control is back with your favorite dance party experience ElectroBounce! We're taking it back to the Art Gallery for a special themed "GLOW EDITION" Electro Bounce fuses a multitude of genres with the sole purpose of making your booty move. These include, House, Electronic Remixes, Funk, Soul, Afro-Beat, Reggae/Dancehall, Twerk,…

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October 31, 2019
  • Axelrad Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

    October 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Axelrad Beer Garden, 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/487256831855371/ Movie starts at sundown (about 7-ish pm). Admission is ALWAYS FREE! (We welcome families and all ages until 9pm on Mondays, but promptly at 9pm we become 21+. If the movie begins before 8pm, then people under the age of 21 are allowed to stay only if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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November 1, 2019
November 2, 2019
  • Houston Library Foundation Big Bargain Book Sale

    November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Friends of HPL Book Warehouse, 6510 W Little York Rd, Houston, TX 77040, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/567664440433843 Please join us for the Big Bargain Book Sale hosted by the Houston Public Library Foundation. It will be held on Saturday, Sept 7, 2019 at Friends of the HPL Warehouse at 6510 W Little York Rd., Houston, TX 77040 from 9 AM - 10 AM for FRIENDS of HPL Members Only & 10 AM- 4 PM for the General Public. Shop our…

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  • KHRUANGBIN

    November 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009, USA

    https://wl.seetickets.us/event/KHRUANGBIN/391028?afflky=WhiteOakMusicHall Doors open at 7:00pm SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Laura Lee's October 14th birthday wish is for a sold-out Houston show. Help make her wish come true! Bring a friend, tell a friend, bring a stranger, tell a stranger...just come to Houston and celebrate the incredible year we've had at our last 2019 US show.…

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  • DARBLY Karaoke Night

    November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    DARBLY Entertainment, 7800 Amelia Rd, Houston, TX 77055, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/523976898390884/ $10 Entry | Doors @ 8:00PM 21+ BYOB - BYOB Policy Here: http://darbly.com/byob-policy/ DARBLY Karaoke Night Calling all singers! Join us for our Immersive Karaoke night . We'll have our sound reactive Immersive visuals moving along with your performance while you take our stage and become the star. Come early to sign up and make sure to…

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  • Blue Note Records 80th Birthday Celebration

    November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    https://my.dacamera.com/single/SYOS.aspx?p=2666 James Francies Trio Kandace Springs James Carter Organ Trio Celebrate the legendary Blue Note Records with performances by three outstanding artists. Houston native pianist James Francies released his Blue Note debut Flight in 2018, and is enjoying a meteoric rise in the jazz world and beyond. Kandace Springs counts Billie Holiday, Roberta Flack…

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November 3, 2019
  • DARBLY Karaoke Night

    November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    DARBLY Entertainment, 7800 Amelia Rd, Houston, TX 77055, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/523976898390884/ $10 Entry | Doors @ 8:00PM 21+ BYOB - BYOB Policy Here: http://darbly.com/byob-policy/ DARBLY Karaoke Night Calling all singers! Join us for our Immersive Karaoke night . We'll have our sound reactive Immersive visuals moving along with your performance while you take our stage and become the star. Come early to sign up and make sure to…

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November 4, 2019
  • Lilie Lecture: Brad Husick on the Top Ten Tips Entrepreneurs Use to Win

    November 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Rice University, COB 130 - 6100 Main Street - Houston, TX 77005

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lilie-lecture-brad-husick-on-the-top-ten-tips-entrepreneurs-use-to-win-tickets-68042084707 What does it take to be a successful tech entrepreneur? Based on Brad’s Silicon Valley experiences in creating or growing four successful startup tech companies and advising many other startups, he will share the top ten (or so) tips that entrepreneurs use to win. Brad Husick is a serial…

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  • Ambassador Susan Rice - Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For

    November 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
    The Ballroom at Bayou Place, 500 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    https://www.wachouston.org/programs-a-events/programs/upcoming-programs/event/617 24th U.S. National Security Advisor and Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Monday, November 4, 2019 Registration and Lobby Open: 6:00 p.m. Program: 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. A copy of Susan Rice's book, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, is included with every ticket purchased. Please register in…

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November 5, 2019
  • Lecture: “The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Disruption” presented by Farnam Jahanian, President of Carnegie Mellon University

    November 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Duncan Hall, Rice University

    https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/42412

    Reception to follow the presentation in Martel Hall. This event is FREE and is open to the public.

    Sponsored by the Rice Initiative on Technology, Culture, and Society, Ken Kennedy Institute, and Office of Research at Rice University

    Rice Initiative on Technology, Culture and Society
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  • Rice Initiative on Technology, Culture, and Society Inaugural Lecture

    November 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

    https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/42412 Presented by: Farnam Jahanian, President of Carnegie Mellon University About the Initiative: Rice University computer scientist Moshe Y. Vardi is leading the new campuswide Initiative on Technology, Culture, and Society. The goal of this new initiative is to create a “permanent intellectual and multidisciplinary locus of activities at Rice dedicated to the…

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  • Lecture: The Liberalism of the (Second) Ku Klux Klan

    November 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

    https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/57699 A lecture by the 2018 - 2019 African American Religious Studies Forum Affiliate Colin Bosen Interim Senior Minister, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s was the largest white supremacist organization in the United States during the twentieth-century. It has commonly been labelled by historians as a “movement…

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November 7, 2019
  • Houston Unfiltered: Candid Conversations Over Coffee

    November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Station Houston, 1301 Fannin St. Suite 2440, Houston, TX 77002

    Houston Unfiltered! Candid Conversations over Coffee Join us for real talk with real people! Join us for the rebrand and reboot of OpenCoffee to “Houston Unfiltered!” We’re bringing you a new speaker each month to help spark frank discussion and build a community of entrepreneurs, investors, and techies interested in supporting and learning from one another — without filters, self-editing…

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  • Lecture: Humans, Machines, and Work: The Future is Now

    November 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Duncan Hall, Rice University

    https://events.rice.edu/#!view/event/event_id/56594 Reception to follow in Martel Automation, driven by technological progress, has been increasing inexorably for the past several decades. Its progress has recently accelerated due to dramatic advances in artificial intelligence. Two schools of economic thinking have for recently been engaged in a debate about the potential effects of automation on jobs:…

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  • MythoFutuRiddim

    November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arka Art - 4715 Main street - Suite E - Houston, TX 77002

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mythofuturiddim-tickets-73223532557 MythoFutuRiddim returns with another self-funded pop-up exhibition featuring a new roster of emerging artists who explore ritual, cultural mythology, Afrofuturism and constructed identity. Participating Artists are Tiye Bazzey, Jamie Robertson, Robert Legans-Johnson, Ronnie Queenan, Mortimer Ex and Irene Reece. Musical Direction By DJ Good Grief with musical performance by D-Arthur…

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  • An Evening with Gloria Steinem

    November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Congregation Emanu El - 1500 Sunset Boulevard - Houston, TX 77005

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-gloria-steinem-tickets-69067951101 An Evening with Gloria Steinem Presented by Brazos Bookstore, in partnership with Congregation Emanu El & the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center. Doors open at 6pm | Program begins at 7pm There will be an ASL interpreter for the event. Each ticket includes a hardback copy of THE TRUTH WILL SET…

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November 8, 2019
  • Second Annual Health Equity Hackathon

    November 8, 2019 - November 10, 2019 @ 
    United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77007, USA

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-annual-health-equity-hackathon-tickets-64425515451 Hackathon to Uncover Innovation Opportunities for Houston and Austin’s Most Vulnerable Populations Hosted at United Way of Houston and using open datasets, innovators work together to effect change in their communities. HOUSTON - CareSet presents the second annual Health Equity Hackathon using newly available data that will help address innovations for the underserved…

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November 12, 2019
  • Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum

    November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Houston Community College, 5601 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77081, USA

    houstonbiz.org Monthly. Dates change but generally on fourth Tuesdays. Business to business networking session 8-8:40 Business interactive session and tip of the month 8:40-9:15 Business opportunity presentations 9:15-10:15 One-on-one networking session 10:15 - 11am $5

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November 14, 2019
  • Social Justice Solutions, A Community Activist Series with Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first African American Surgeon General of the United States

    November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    University of Houston - Student Center Theater - 4400 University Drive - Houston, TX 77204

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-justice-solutions-a-community-activist-series-with-dr-joycelyn-elders-the-first-african-tickets-76453655943 We invite you to join us for our fourth annual Social Justice Solutions, A Community Activist Series. This year, we welcome Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first African American Surgeon General of the United States for A Conversation on Race and Health, a discussion relevant for our community, our nation, our…

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  • Curate 2019 FALL Speaker Series: Eesha Pandit

    November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Jung Center, 5200 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    https://projectcurate.ticketspice.com/peoples-history-of-houston In our era of renewed focus on activism and movement-building, Houston’s particular social movement history is often overlooked and underexplored. During Project Curate’s inaugural Speaker Series we will engage with some of the city’s most stalwart elders, disrupters and thought-leaders in an effort to unearth and reclaim this rich history. Join us…

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November 15, 2019
November 18, 2019
  • Reading: Sarah Broom - The Yellow House

    November 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Project Row Houses, 2521 Holman St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/2434688153456760/ Brazos Bookstore in partnership with Project Row Houses presents: SARAH BROOM - THE YELLOW HOUSE Join us for an author event with Sarah Broom, including a reading, discussion, audience Q&A, and book signing. Doors open at 6:30pm Event begins at 7:00pm ABOUT THE BOOK: In her dazzling debut, THE YELLOW HOUSE, Broom offers…

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  • Off Road: Vincent Valdez & John Keene

    November 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    http://glasstire.com/offroad Glasstire is pleased to announce Houston-based artist Vincent Valdez and writer and MacArthur Fellow John Keene as the 2019 speakers for OFF ROAD: Conversations with Artists Offline. Valdez and Keene both, in their individual practices, seek to shed light on the often overlooked and erased stories of American history. Their conversation in Houston promises to address contemporary…

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  • JADEN SMITH, WILLOW SMITH

    November 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    The Ballroom at Warehouse Live, 813 Saint Emanuel Street, Houston, TX 77003

    JADEN SMITH, WILLOW SMITH - HOUSTON - WAREHOUSE LIVE - 11-18-2019 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jaden-smith-willow-smith-tickets-75918455143?aff=eand

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November 19, 2019
  • In Living Color - The Cook Out

    November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    401 Branard St, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    https://www.facebook.com/events/343669456320594/?event_time_id=343669469653926 In Living Color is a bi-monthly community forum exploring the intersectionality and duality of both the African American and LGBT+ experience in an environment designed to show us all how unique we are. These forums are intended to dismantle stereotypes, myths, and bring awareness of systematic, social, health and environmental injustices plaguing…

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