Calendar of Merlex Picks

December 10, 2019
  • Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum

    December 10, 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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  • Au Naturel: Natty Wine Night

    December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    13 celsius, 3000 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004

    Join us for the most epic “Natty Wine Night” yet. From rare and allocated natural wines, to a special burlesque show, we are excited to be “Au Naturel” all night long. The natty wine movement is a big part of our revolving wine list and what makes us unique. To showcase these wines, we will host a sip-and-stroll wine tasting…

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December 11, 2019
December 12, 2019
  • The Living Legacy National Speaking Tour Celebrates Artist David Driskell

    December 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Caroline Wiess Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005

    Free. This conversation salutes the achievements and legacy of David C. Driskell.


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  • Curate 2019 FALL Speaker Series: Here Now & Forward From Here

    December 12, 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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  • Belle Station 3-Year Anniversary Celebration

    December 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - December 12, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Belle Station Drinks & Eatery, 207 Gray Street, Houston, TX 77002

    #1 HTX Wednesday Night: Belle Station 3-Year Anniversary Celebration! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/belle-station-3-year-anniversary-celebration-tickets-83488376983?aff=eand

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December 13, 2019
  • Houston Area Crab Fest

    December 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Brookshire Polo Club - 800 Wilpitz Rd - Brookshire, TX 77423

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/houston-area-crab-fest-tickets-69018007719 PRICE HIKE: Heads up, there will be NO DAY OF SALES. We have capped this event and will be shutting down sales when we reach our limit. All prices increase regularly. If you want to UPGRADE to VIP or get another PASS, NOW is the time! HOURS OF FESTIVAL OPERATION:…

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  • McDonald's Gospel Tour: Houston

    December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Lakewood Church - 3700 Southwest Fwy - Houston, TX 77027

    For details, link here: https://2019-icgt-houston.eventbrite.com

    McDonald's Black & Positively Golden presents the 13th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour—a free, nationwide concert series featuring music from artists who are shaping the sound of contemporary gospel. Get ready for a memorable evening with Kirk Franklin, Donald Lawrence, Keke Wyatt, Kierra…


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  • Friday the 13th Masquerade

    December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
    13 celsius, 3000 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004

    The party starts when the day ends. We invite you to don your best masquerade mask and attire for an epic Friday the 13th party. Expect a dark, ambient and sultry vibe focusing on the mystery of our relationship with the number 13. DJ SUN and Josh Zulu will create a chill vibe, spiced up with a freaky Friday drag show…

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December 14, 2019
  • TEDxHoustonWomen 2019 : BOLD + Brilliant!

    December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Unity of Houston - 2929 Unity Dr - Houston, TX 77057

    For details, link here: https://tedxhoustonwomen2019.eventbrite.com

    This is our year to be bold and brilliant! At TEDxHoustonWomen 2019, we'll spotlight dazzling ideas from some of the world's most extraordinary risk-takers and innovators who presented on the TEDWomen stage; and offer live talks from thought-provoking pioneers making power moves, brilliant people launching their ideas, and local champions who…


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  • Writers of Color - Reading & Reception

    December 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    ​Writespace - 2000 Edwards Street - #208 - Houston, TX 77007

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-of-color-reading-reception-tickets-82372505381

    Join us at Writespace for a reading and reception to celebrate the recent Writers of Color workshop! Enjoy light refreshments and fantastic readings from our talented writers.

    This event is free and is open to Writespace members and non-members. If you are interested in becoming a…


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  • Pass It On: Rudy Francisco & Triple P

    December 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Winston Contemporary Art, 2426 Bartlett St ste d, Houston, TX 77098, USA

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pass-it-on-rudy-francisco-triple-p-tickets-84787472613






    The last Pass It On of 2019 with the top poet and introducing others to this platform. Be a wittiness.

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    RUDY FRANCISCO + Prairie View Productive Poets + Women only poetry slam! For one…


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  • Bounce and Turn 3 Year Anniversary

    December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Wonky Power, 3534 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, TX 77003

    Come celebrate Bounce and Turn's 3 Year Anniversary at Wonky Power! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bounce-and-turn-3-year-anniversary-tickets-83639956361?aff=eand

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December 15, 2019
  • Taste of Pan-Africa - Houston

    December 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Ayva Center - 9371 Richmond Avenue - Houston, TX 77063

    For details, link here: https://tasteofpanafricainhoustonwinter.eventbrite.com

    "A Taste of Pan-Africa Event Series" - A stellar evening of food, music, philanthropy and networking

    Please join us for a stellar evening of food, wine, music, networking and philanthropy at the next installment of Elite Events “The Taste of Pan-Africa Event Series” on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at…


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  • Houston Reads Toni Morrison! – Tar Baby

    December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    2521 Holman Street, Houston, United States

    https://projectrowhouses.org/calendar/houston-reads-toni-morrison-3 

    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.…


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  • Bounce and Turn 3 Year Anniversary

    December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Wonky Power, 3534 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, TX 77003

    Come celebrate Bounce and Turn's 3 Year Anniversary at Wonky Power! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bounce-and-turn-3-year-anniversary-tickets-83639956361?aff=eand

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December 16, 2019
December 18, 2019
December 19, 2019
  • Community Potluck: Impact Hub + The Cannon

    December 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    The Cannon (Downtown) - 1801 Main Street - Suite 1300 - Houston, Texas 77002

    For details, link here: https://communitypotluck-december.eventbrite.com

    Impact Hub Houston and The Cannon (Downtown) invite you to break bread together at our final Community Potluck of 2019!

    Our goal for the lunch is to gather more fantastic people in this city, connect and learn more about the awesome things that we…


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December 20, 2019
December 21, 2019
  • Indie Friendly Night feat. Dannie Walker

    December 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    High Volume Music Live, 8405 Almeda-Genoa Road #k, Houston, TX 77075

    Indie Friendly proudly presents the 6th installment of Indie Night! We have invited some of the best independent artists and vendors and to be apart of this event. Hosted by SYDTHEMAN, this is guaranteed to be a fun and interactive evening. We would like everyone in the Houston area to come out and experience our community! https://www.eventbrite.com/…

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  • MUSIC: DJ E $

    December 20, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - December 21, 2019 @ 1:00 am
    Axelrad Beer Garden 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004, United States

    DJ E$ will be spinning new wave, rnb, pop, soul, and electronica every 3rd Friday of the Month at Axelrad! 10pm-1am

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December 23, 2019
  • BAD SANTA PARTY: Eighth Annual Celebration

    December 23, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - December 24, 2019 @ 2:00 am
    Chapman & Kirby - 2118 Lamar Street - Houston, TX 77003

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bad-santa-party-eighth-annual-celebration-tickets-85048072073

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Bad Santa Party is the gift that keeps on giving. See familiar and unfamiliar faces all gathered to kickoff the holidays and close out another crazy year. Cheers to all that you have accomplished this year and more of what you will in the…


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December 27, 2019
  • MUSIC: LOVE TEMPO (Monthly Dance party)

    December 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - December 28, 2019 @ 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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December 31, 2019
January 8, 2020
  • 2020 Economic Business Forecast Luncheon

    January 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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