Calendar of Merlex Picks

December 19, 2018
  • Holiday Potluck 2018

    December 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Project Row Houses

    Join Project Row Houses for our annual holiday potluck! Every year PRH invites the community to join staff, board, and artists as we head into the holiday season. It's a great opportunity for everyone to come together and take a moment to see and feel the community that is Project Row Houses. Bring a dish or a dessert, and definitely…

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  • I Love 3rd Ward Holiday Gathering and Photo Show

    December 20, 2018 @ 12:00 am - 3:00 am
    Art League Houston

    Come enjoy a night of art and fellowship featuring a solo photography, film and sound show by multi disciplinary artist Marc Newsome. The exhibition features cinematic images captured of 3rd Ward landmarks changing, going through change, or no longer existing do to the socioeconomic impact of gentrification. The images are framed and printed on brushed metal to symbolize a level…

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  • Be the Artist: Houston Center for Photography Workshop

    December 20, 2018 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 am
    Discovery Green

    GUST: Celebrating a Decade of Discovery is an interactive art installation that the Discovery Green Conservancy commissioned from Cocolab, a Mexico City-based studio. Composed of nearly 2,000 custom-made pinwheels installed along the park’s Brown Foundation Promenade, the work is animated by fluctuating breezes as well as interactions with the public, creating a kinetic field of color under Discovery Green’s…

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December 20, 2018
  • Screen on the Green: Polar Express

    December 21, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am
    Discovery Green

    Get into the holiday spirit at the Bank of America Screen on the Green with the Polar Express, Thursday. Dec. 20. Do some skating at The ICE Skate or just enjoy the movie. Skating fees apply. Bank of America card holders and employees can skate for $7.00 plus tax. Movies will be oriented towards the Hill. You are welcome to bring blankets…

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December 21, 2018
  • Holiday Dance Party!

    December 22, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am
    The Woman's Earth

    Holiday Dance Party! Date: Friday, December 21st Time: 7-9pm Free for Members and $10 for Guests Grab your TRIBE and join amazing dance instructors for pure FUN! ~Infused Water + Hot Chocolate will be served~ AfroBeats w/LaKendra Howard MixxedFit w/Chanelle Mathews Zumba w/Tameeka Dredd Each dance session will be 30 minutes. Register here: https://www.thewomansearth.com/events/2018holidaydanceparty…

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  • Cheap Date #5: All Art Just $20

    December 22, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 5:00 am
    Insomnia Gallery

    Cheap Date 5: A $20 Art Show ONE NIGHT ONLY! $3 Entry // $5 Per Couple (CASH ONLY) Come join us for a night of STUPID CHEAP original art from some of Houston's finest artists! Originally conceived by Blake Jones, this unique show features ART AT ONLY $20 and ready to take home SAME NIGHT! All art will be ORIGINAL pieces or unique limited edition prints (…

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  • A Cannabis Christmas with CURREN$Y in Houston

    December 22, 2018 @ 2:00 am - 5:30 am
    Warehouse Live

    Tastemaker Live & Sean Healy Present A Cannabis Christmas with Curren$y Friday Dec 21, 2018 Doors: 8:00 PM Show: 9:00 PM Age Limits: 18 and over Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1781132 $21 ADV GA, $25 DAY OF SHOW, $30 EARLY ENTRY, $40 VIP The Ballroom at Warehouse Live 813 Saint Emanuel Street Houston, TX 77003 http://www.warehouselive.com https://www.facebook.com/events/551378568636707/

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  • Way Up: a gathering for music lovers

    December 22, 2018 @ 3:30 am - 8:00 am
    Khon’s beer.wine.art

    You’re invited to a gathering for the music lovers ▵ #htxwayup is 12.21 at @khonsbeerwineart ▵ I’ll be playing covers, reworks, classics and future classics , basically all the stuff “they” don’t play ▵ you pay whatever you want to get in and we chill in a very relaxed atmosphere and listen to dope music #tellafriend #soulcontrol 🔺 ⚡️ 🔺 ⚡️ #jazz #house #funk #soul #soulection #…

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  • HIP HOP ANONYMOUS: Hip Hop Dance Party

    December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    The Secret Group, 2101 Polk Street, Houston, TX, 77003

    https://www.thesecretgrouphtx.com/event/1795479-hip-hop-anonymous-hip-hop-houston/ HIP HOP ANONYMOUS: Hip Hop Dance Party, Hosted by Guilla with DJ Discipline

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December 22, 2018
  • Film Screening: Life & Nothing More

    December 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - Brown Auditorium Theater, 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

    https://www.mfah.org/calendar/life-nothing-more Upcoming Showtimes Saturday, Dec 22: 7 p.m. Monday, Jan 21: 2 p.m. On the edge of adulthood, Andrew (Andrew Bleechington) yearns to find his purpose. With his mother (Regina Williams) longing to find more to her life than parenting, Andrew is forced to take on the mounting pressure of family responsibility. However, his search for connection…

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  • DocFest featuring Robert Glasper & Shelley Carrol

    December 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    The Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    https://docfestrobertglasper.brownpapertickets.com/ DocFest (docfestjazz.org) is proud to present one of the most versatile and incredibly passionate keyboardist on the scene! Four time Grammy Award Winner & Emmy Award Winner, ROBERT GLASPER! He will be accompanied by the incredible Burniss Travis (Bass) & Kendrick Scott (Drums). Also appearing, Grammy Nominated saxophonist, SHELLY CARROL! He will be accompanied by…

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December 25, 2018
  • Movie Night: Scrooged & Scrooge (1951)

    December 26, 2018 @ 1:30 am - 5:00 am
    Axelrad

    Movie starts at sundown. Admission is ALWAYS FREE! We have tons of heaters, fire pits, and blankets for everyone too! Cheers and Happy Holidays! (We welcome families and all ages until 9pm on Mondays, but promptly at 9pm, we become 21+) https://www.facebook.com/events/347188975840052/

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December 27, 2018
  • UNMASKulinity Documentary Screening

    December 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston: Theater 4, 3400 Main street, Houston, TX 77002

    The first documentary screening for Brian 'PlutoLenz' Ellison's film, UnMASKulinity: An exploration of Black men and vulnerability. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unmaskulinity-documentary-screening-tickets-53671045542?aff=eand

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  • Screen on the Green: Wall-E

    December 28, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 am
    Discovery Green

    Enjoy family-friendly movies at Bank of America Screen on the Green with WALL-E, Dec. 27, 2018. Do some skating at The ICE Skate or just enjoy the movie. Skating fees apply. Bank of America card holders and employees can skate for $7.00 plus tax. Movies will be oriented towards the Hill. You are welcome to bring blankets and chairs to view from the…

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December 28, 2018
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January 1, 2019
  • Culinary Hearts’ New Year’s Day Brunch

    January 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Secret Location

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/culinary-hearts-new-years-day-brunch-tickets-52945713053 Join us for a Euphoric Culinary Experience at our New Year’s Day Brunch! This the perfect way to start your year. Enjoy 5 Courses of fine dining prepared before your eyes in a beautiful location. Plus bottomless drinks and libations. Chef Sentwali and Swatara cater to all dietary needs. This…

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January 3, 2019
  • Screen on the Green: Justice League

    January 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010, USA

    Enjoy winter at the Bank of America Screen on the Green with Justice League, Jan. 3, 2019. Do some skating at The ICE Skate or just enjoy the movie. Skating fees apply. Bank of America card holders and employees can skate for $7.00 plus tax. Movies will be oriented towards the Hill. You are welcome to bring blankets and chairs to view from…

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  • The Back of the Bus Comedy Open Mic

    January 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Secret Group, 2101 Polk Street, Houston, TX, 77003


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January 10, 2019
  • Borderless: Conversations on Art, Action, and Justice

    January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

    https://www.brazosbookstore.com/event/borderless-conversations-art-action-and-justice In the interview series Borderless: Conversations on Art, Action, and Justice, emerging and established writers talk about the power of words and the role of art in reflecting and changing our world. Held at Malvern Books in Austin, Borderless is hitting the road and coming to Brazos Bookstore in 2019! Participants/masterminds: Chaitali Sen is…

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January 11, 2019
  • Fade to Black Reading Series

    January 11, 2019 - January 13, 2019 @ 
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    https://matchouston.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S61000008Gn90EAC The Fade To Black Play Festival (created by Shabach Enterprise, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) has developed an exciting new platform! We are Houston's first and only play festival to showcase the new works of Black playwrights! Each year, as we bring more programs to life, the Fade To Black…

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January 14, 2019
  • Inprint Claudia Rankine Reading

    January 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Stude Concert Hall, Rice University, Entrance #18, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005

    For a map and parking info click here. Reading followed by an on-stage interview – conducted by Houston-based artist and community organizer/MacArthur Fellow/Project Row Houses founder Rick Lowe – plus a book sale and signing. To order books by Claudia Rankine at a discount click here. To submit questions for Claudia Rankine click here. To learn more about the 2018/2019 Inprint…

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