Calendar of Merlex Picks

March 31, 2020
  • Camp payment due for Boy Scouts

    March 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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April 1, 2020
April 3, 2020
  • The Digital Future of Disability Activism: A conversation with Alice Wong and Sandy Ho

    April 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA!view/event/event_id/57513

    4:30pm - 6:00pm

    Herring Hall



    Alice Wong

    Founder and Director

    Disability Visibility Project

    Sandy Ho

    Founder and Co-Organizer

    Disability & Intersectionality Summit
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  • Cecile McLorin Salvant Trio

    April 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA Three-time Grammy winner Cecile McLorin Salvant Music latest recording, The Window, topped best of the year lists everywhere from Jazzwise magazine and Rolling Stone to the 2018 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll and The New York Times — and she won the Grammy for Jazz Vocal Album. Be there for her triumphant return to…

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April 4, 2020
  • Lyons Ave Renaissance Festival

    April 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    4000 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020, USA

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April 5, 2020
  • Concert: Thundercat

    April 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009, USA

    Buy Tickets: Doors open at 7:00pm Artists ----------- Headliner - Thundercat Support - TBA

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April 9, 2020
  • Revolution - Scholars and Artists Rethinking Political Action Conference

    April 9, 2020 - April 10, 2020 @ 
    Houston, TX, USA About Revolution!: Revolution! Scholars and Artists Rethinking Political Action is a philosophy and art conference/workshop that investigates the intersection between art and politics. Goal: The underlying goal of this project is a desire to facilitate unique interdisciplinary conversations that yield tangible results and to create a weekend where a new community is forged. At the end…

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  • Texas novelists talk!

    April 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA Richard Z. Santos will read from his acclaimed novel, TRUST ME (Arte Público Press, 2020), which KIRKUS REVIEWS called "a compulsively readable debut." Santos will speak with Houston author/UHD professor Daniel Peña, author of BANG, after the reading. FREE Admission. For more information, call 713.523.0701

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April 11, 2020
  • Dance Salad Festival

    April 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dance Salad Festival is very excited to celebrate its 25 Anniversary in Houston with the 3rd and final night of Dance Salad Festival culminating with performances by Dunia Dance Theatre, Zimbabwe/Belgium; Semperoper…

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April 12, 2020
  • Jason Reynolds Presents "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You"

    April 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Lanier Middle School, 2600 Woodhead St, Houston, TX 77098, USA We're thrilled to be be hosting National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds, on Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 PM at Lanier Middle School! Get your tickets now to join us for a discussion of STAMPED: Racism, Antiracism, and You. ADMISSION ➡️ This is a ticketed event. You may purchase up to 4 tickets at one time.…

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April 14, 2020
  • CounterCurrent20 Festival

    April 14, 2020 - April 19, 2020 @ 
    Houston, TX, USA April 14-19, 2020 | FREE ADMISSION CounterCurrent is a free festival of performance, installation, and ideas. Presented by the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, CounterCurrent includes audio and visual installations, live performances, talks, and participatory events by artists from around the world. This year's CounterCurrent features newly commissioned projects and programs by…

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April 20, 2020
  • 16th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference | 2020 |

    April 18, 2020 - April 24, 2020 @ 
    George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, USA

    You don’t want to miss the 16th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference & Career Expo in 2020. Internationally-renowned speakers will bring their unique experiences integrating various diversity and inclusion topics that you can apply to your personal and professional life. Our keynote speakers include Dr. Cornel West, Carly Fiorina, James Comey, Ana Navarro and more. This year’s conference is…

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April 25, 2020
  • 2020 Artist Empowerment Brunch

    April 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    The Chrysalis 1218 Heights Blvd. Suite A Houston, TX 77008

    Sip bottomless champagne and enjoy a full brunch buffet while you admire and acquire fine artwork from Houston's hottest emerging artists. Bid on an elaborate silent art auction and marvel at awesome live entertainment. Escapists Thaddaeus Arvie, Sarah Luna, Patricia Ramaer and Sarah Rimboch have just been accepted into the year-long Escapist Mentorship Program. This See more details

  • Tacoworld!

    April 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Navigation Esplanade - 2700 Navigation Boulevard - Houston, TX 77003

    For details, go here: TacoWorld Houston is a family-friendly magical world of TACOS where guests can enjoy a variety their favorite TACOS and Tex-Mex foods! About this Event Your friends at TAMALE FESTIVAL HOUSTON are proud to present TacoWorld!, a family-friendly world of TACOS where guests can enjoy a variety their Tex-Mex favorites as…

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  • MUSIC: LOVE TEMPO (Monthly Dance party)

    April 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - April 25, 2020 @ 12:30 am
    Axelrad Beer Garden, 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

    Monthly dance party with residents Andy V, Kareem, DJ E$, Kenny Evans, and Miguel Flaco! Every 3rd Friday of the month!

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April 27, 2020
April 28, 2020
  • Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum

    April 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
    Houston Community College, 5601 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77081, USA 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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  • Reading: Michael Arceneaux - I DON’T WANT TO DIE POOR

    April 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA Michael Arceneaux - I DON’T WANT TO DIE POOR START: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 6:30pm LOCATION: 2421 Bissonnet Street Houston, TX 77006 I DON’T WANT TO DIE POOR is an unforgettable and relatable examination about what it’s like leading a life that often feels out of your control. But in Michael’s voice that’…

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