Calendar of Merlex Picks

June 22, 2017
  • Angel's Envy *No Charge Tasting

    June 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Radio Milano, 800 Sorella Ct, Houston, TX 77024, USA

    Join us Thursday June 22nd for a complimentary tasting of the Angel's Envy line with Brand Ambassador Alex Diaz in Milano Bar, We will have a cocktail reception before hand at 6-7pm with original Brandon Hernandez craft cocktails featuring Angel's Envy, the tasting and seminar from 7-8pm then afterwards we will have the very rare Cask Strength available…

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  • SCREENING: WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT

    June 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    Join us for a screening of Who Framed Roger Rabbit. This film predicted the increasing irresistibility of fully entering multiple worlds and provided endless inspiration for A Better Yesterday artist JooYoung Choi. The film will be introduced by CAMH Director Bill Arning.

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  • HMAAC + ARRAYNow Presents: The House on Coco Road

    June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Houston Museum-African American Culture, 4807 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004, USA

    FREE Continuing our relationship with Ava DuVernay's film collective ARRAY Now, we present the House on Coco Road, an intimate documentary exploration of heritage and history against the backdrop of a brewing Afro-centric revolution as the U.S. government prepares to invade the island nation of Grenada.

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June 23, 2017
  • 7th Annual HBCU Freedom Week Happy Hour

    June 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

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  • Africa on My Mind Fashion Show

    June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Houston Museum-African American Culture - 4807 Caroline Street - Houston, TX 77004

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/africa-on-my-mind-fashion-show-tickets-34980244854 Houston Museum of African American Culture and Nigerian-American Multicultural Council presents "Africa on My Mind", a unique fashion experience, highlighting the essence of African culture and showcasing African and African inspired fashion houses through a fashion show and shopping experience. Don't miss out and get early bird tickets through June 7…

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  • Geeks and Giggles • Hosted by Roxxy Haze

    June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Rec Room, 100 Jackson St #130c, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Standup Comedy • Improv Games • Prizes • Food Comedian + Youtuber Roxxy Haze presents: Geeks and Giggles at Rec Room featuring Chinedu Ogu, James Campbell, Ryan McGhee and Brenda Valdivia! Presale tickets start off at only $10! Get yours today! https://www.facebook.com/events/101476100429620/

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  • ChristaMonster and Eyesore; Originals, Prints, + Collaborations

    June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    El Bambi, 4721 N Main St G, Houston, TX 77009, USA

    We are so happy to announce our next show - Christa Monster and Eyesore; Originals, Prints and Collaborations, on Friday June 23. Christa and Eyesore are Houston artists who have been producing and showing in Houston for the past ten years. This their first collaboration. Christa has been producing work in Houston since childhood and now focuses on prismatic watercolors, animal…

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  • Mixers and Elixirs at HMNS

    June 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    The social set has never looked so smart! Pop on over to our place to mingle, clink your cocktail glass, and break out your best dance moves. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the live band, dancing, cash bars, and the city’s best food trucks. The perfect party, where the science club meets the social set, happens each month…

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  • Exxonmobil Summer Symphony Nights

    June 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    Free

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June 24, 2017
  • Alpha Golf Classic 2017

    June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Pearland Golf Club

    The Alpha Merit Group Educational Foundation in conjunction with the Alpha Eta Lamba Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will hold its biennial Alpha Golf Classic on Saturday, June 24th at Pearland Golf Club at Country Place. 2 Person Scramble. The cost is $100 per player with a shotgun start at 8AM. Funds raised in the two person scramble will go…

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  • Saturday morning cartoons, brews and breakfast!

    June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Drink of Ages Pub, 1005 Waugh Dr D, Houston, TX 77019, USA

    SATURDAY MORNING CARTOONS, BREWS, AND BREAKFAST! Come by Drink of Ages Pub Saturday, May 20th for some coffee stouts & nitro cold brew coffee. While you're here, enjoy some free donuts, kolaches, and cereal bar all without changing out of your pajamas! Bed head encouraged! https://www.facebook.com/events/1670261606602016/

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  • Houston LGBT Pride Celebration® 2017 | Pres. by: Bud Light

    June 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    2017 marks 39 years of the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration®, the OFFICIAL Pride of Houston. It will again be in DOWNTOWN HOUSTON. City Hall in Downtown was where the event that is widely know as Houston's own "Stonewall" occurred in 1977, as thousands protested against Anita Bryant. This event is ADMISSION FREE and open to the public to attend/watch and open to…

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  • Trap Yoga & Day Party

    June 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Woman's Earth, Isabella Street, Houston, TX, United States

    DIVA DEMEANOR PRESENTS....... TRAP YOGA & DAY PARTY! Come enjoy a HIP HOP infused yoga class taught by GABBY of MixFitz Studios in Houston. Afterwards, walk out onto the deck to enjoy a SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE by the beautiful & magical STERLING VICTORIAN straight out of L.A. There will be an intimate mixer and day party on the deck…

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  • Arbor-EAT-um: Ice Cream Social

    June 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, USA

    We all scream for ice cream! Did you know that you can make ice cream without a fancy ice cream maker? In this class, you and a friend will get to make your own ice cream using everyday household items. We’ll provide a selection of ingredients and toppings, including some wild Arboretum-inspired treats like blackberries and pecans. Of course…

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  • 3rd Annual Taste of New Orleans

    June 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    The Taste of New Orleans

    Welcome to the home of the 3rd Annual Taste of New Orleans!! Everything that makes the Crescent City great is present at our festival including, music, food and art. We pride ourselves in bringing you a true New Orleans experience. This year, we've added a few features to our music line-up, our bar and our food options that will have…

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  • Queen Sip and Share

    June 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004, United States

    $40 In conjunction with the healthy relationships component of our mission, "The Summer Soul Session" will be a total mind, body, and spiritual experience channeling holistic healing, healing through creativity, and incorporating overall wellness as an essential part our lifestyles. During this interactive experience, guests will have the opportunity to engage with our featured healers during intimate breakout sessions.  http://queenlyfe.…

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  • Exxonmobil Summer Symphony Nights

    June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    Free

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  • 4 The People

    June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - June 25, 2017 2:00 am
    AvantGarden - 411 Westheimer Road - Houston, TX 77006

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-the-people-tickets-32429705121 We’re taking things we love and putting it all under one roof. Infusing house party and kickback vibes with a music festival feel to create an atmosphere of no worries, positive waves, and a dope time 4 The People. Two Stages: The First Floor Jam Session & Second Floor Bounce…

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June 25, 2017
  • Pollination Celebration

    June 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Cockrell Butterfly Center, 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    This family festival caps off the week with a celebration of pollinators! Enjoy meeting the pollinators of the Cockrell Butterfly Center, crafts, activities, tastings and more for the whole family to enjoy.

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  • 4 The People

    June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - June 25, 2017 2:00 am
    AvantGarden - 411 Westheimer Road - Houston, TX 77006

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-the-people-tickets-32429705121 We’re taking things we love and putting it all under one roof. Infusing house party and kickback vibes with a music festival feel to create an atmosphere of no worries, positive waves, and a dope time 4 The People. Two Stages: The First Floor Jam Session & Second Floor Bounce…

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June 27, 2017
  • "After Dark with the Arts" by Houston Millennials & Houston Young Professionals

    June 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    House of Blues Houston - 1204 Caroline Street - Houston, TX 77002

    Free. RSVP Required. Open to all professionals, Houston Millennials (HM) has partnered up with Houston Young Professionals (HYP) and the House of Blues to bring you a spectacular evening of professional business networking! This soiree will be hosted at the signature Foundation Room at the House of Blues with young artist to showcase their awe-inspiring work! Interactive Photo booths, live…

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June 28, 2017
  • Creative Clinic with Grace Rodriguez (Co-founder & CXO of Station)

    June 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Station Houston, 1301 Fannin St #2440, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    "This is the ONE time each month that anyone is allowed to 'pick my brain'."—Grace Rodriguez As the CXO and cofounder of Station Houston, Grace Rodriguez catalyzes social innovation and impact. Throughout her career, she has blended design thinking with new technologies to help startups and growing companies clarify vision, position offerings and execute on company missions elegantly and…

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  • Straight No Chaser

    June 28, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
    The Alley Kat, 3718 Main St. Houston, TX


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June 30, 2017
  • Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of hte Ring (2001) PG-13

    June 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    Come for the movie, stay for the facts! After the movie learn more about the context of the film with HMNS curators and staff. A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. 178 min. – Adventure | Drama | Fantasy http://www.hmns.…

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  • Exxonmobil Summer Symphony Nights

    June 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    Free

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July 1, 2017
  • Anthony Suber Artist's Talk, Performance and Closing Reception

    July 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Cindy Lisica Gallery, 4411 Montrose Blvd f, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    If you missed the performance at the opening, here's your second chance... Join us on Saturday, July 1st, at 2pm for an artist's talk and closing reception with Anthony Suber and an interactive performance featuring his multi-faceted artwork "Griot Gospel" with dancer/choreographer Harrison Guy of Urban Souls Dance Company. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! ABOUT…

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  • ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights

    July 1, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    Bringing the sights and sounds of Houston's symphony, these family-friendly concerts introduce rising guest artists to Houston audiences while delighting with classic compositions. milleroutdoortheatre.com

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July 2, 2017
  • Black Swan Sundays at Raven Tower

    July 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    The Raven Tower, 310 North St, Houston, TX 77009, USA

    We had a BLAST last year, so we are bringing it back for 2017! Join us EVERY 1st Sunday of the month from March - December 2017 at 10 am for FREE YOGA! Rain or shine! Bring a mat, towel, water, and friends! Start your Sunday Funday right with a fun all-levels yoga class under the open sky! Class is always accompanied with…

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  • Summer Street Arts Festival 2017

    July 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Summer Street Arts Festival

    What: The Summer Street Arts Festival! When: Sun. July 2, 2017 Where: 2500 Summer St. 77007 What time: 12pm-9pm Admission: FREE!! FREE!! FREE!! All you can drink wristbands for $15 (21 and up) NO OUTSIDE GLASS BOTTLES OR DRINKS! Hello Houston! Did you miss us?? We're BACK! Summer Street Arts Festival is back with a vengeance! Are you ready?! Our festival is an annual arts…

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  • Diana Ross

    July 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479, USA

    The iconic and legendary singer Diana Ross brings her In The Name Of Love Tour to the new Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land on Sunday, July 2nd at 8 p.m. Diana Ross’ famed and extraordinary career has spanned almost five decades. Her cultural impact and music history milestones have been celebrated around the world. She recently received the country’…

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July 3, 2017
  • Santana Transmogrify Tour 2017

    July 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479, USA

    Ten time GRAMMY®-Award, three time Latin GRAMMY®-Award winning rock icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana and his band SANTANA will bring The Transmogrify Tour to the U.S. this spring, performing passion-filled songs from their forty years of career, including fan favorites from Woodstock to Supernatural and beyond. The tour makes a stop at…

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  • Village People

    July 3, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:03 pm
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    The "Kings of Disco" combine energetic choreography with outrageous fun & lots of bumping & grinding! Their music provides entertainment for all & will have you singing & dancing! For more information, visit milleroutdoortheatre.com Presented by Miller Outdoor Theatre https://www.facebook.com/events/774247042741319/

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July 5, 2017
  • Sundown at The Grove

    July 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    The Grove, 1611 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010, USA

    Welcome to the 6th annual Sundown at The Grove - the premier destination for culinary pairings of food and local, craft beer! This year we are looking forward to a more of a festival atmosophere where you have the freedom to purchase tickets to redeem for beer, food and more! Wine pairings are also available! Weekly giveaways, brewery swag and…

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July 7, 2017
  • Big Freedia Live in Concert

    July 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Jones Plaza, 600 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Big Freedia and friends are coming to town for one night!! Come dance the night away with the Queen of Bounce and her friends!! Party Starts at 6pm Live performances start at 7:00pm ---Tickets go on Sale Wednesday April 19th--- *GET YOUR LEGS READY TO DANCE ALL NIGHT* THINGS TO KNOW We're supplying all the FUN No Chairs No Weapons…

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July 8, 2017
  • Introduction to Texas Wines

    July 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, USA

    If you have never tried Texas wine, you may be in for a surprise. Texas is in the top 5 states for American wine production, and has produced wine since the 1600s. International wine enthusiasts are beginning to recognize Texas as a true wine-lover’s destination. Join Texas wine expert Dr. Russ Kane for an introduction to Texas wines, along with…

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  • Yemi Alade Live in Concert Houston

    July 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - July 9, 2017 4:00 am
    Ayva Center - 9371 Richmond Avenue - Houston, TX 77063

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yemi-alade-live-in-concert-houston-tickets-34769181558 Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single "Johnny". Yemi is embarking on her World Tour should be performing live. The official pre party CONCERT…

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July 9, 2017
  • Yemi Alade Live in Concert Houston

    July 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - July 9, 2017 4:00 am
    Ayva Center - 9371 Richmond Avenue - Houston, TX 77063

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yemi-alade-live-in-concert-houston-tickets-34769181558 Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her hit single "Johnny". Yemi is embarking on her World Tour should be performing live. The official pre party CONCERT…

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July 11, 2017
  • GEEKS WHO DRINK: QUIZ FOR A CAUSE BENEFITTING THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON

    July 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Conservatory Underground Food Hall and Beer Garden 1010 Prairie Street, 77002

    Join CAMH for an evening of trivia hosted by Geeks Who Drink! Enter to win a cash purse and extra prizes, while supporting the Museum's free admission and educational programs. $5 (optional) cash entry per player—$5 per team goes towards the prize pot, and the rest to the Museum's free admission and educational programs. With your entry, you'll also have the…

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July 14, 2017
  • Video Games Live

    July 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Houston Symphony, 615 Louisiana St #102, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Starting at $23 Gamers unite for Video Games Live™, which returns to the Houston Symphony this summer. Immerse yourself in the sweeping lands of fantasy and imagination as your favorite video games are brought to life in a one-of-a-kind multimedia concert experience with live music, solo performers, and exclusive video footage on three giant screens with synchronized lighting and live action.…

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July 15, 2017
  • Popsicles All Grown Up

    July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, USA

    Popsicles are a fun and delicious way to chill out in our summer heat. They can be as simple as our childhood favorites or as sophisticated as a frozen mojito. In this class, you’ll learn three easy and delicious popsicle recipes perfect for grown-up entertaining – or just enjoying on your own! We’ll use fruit, herbs, and even flowers…

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  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company Beer 101

    July 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, USA

    Join an instructor from the Saint Arnold Brewing Company for an introduction to the delicious world of beer. Learn how beer is made and how different combinations of simple ingredients lead to many different tastes. You’ll get to sample a number of Saint Arnold brews as you learn what to look for when selecting and tasting beer. You’ll…

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  • Vibe & Ride To SZA : Ctrl

    July 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    3rd Ward Tours - 2301 Elgin Street - Houston, TX 77004

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vibe-ride-to-sza-ctrl-tickets-35586046824 LetsDoThisHouston Presents.... Our newest event to hit the Houston Streets July 15th Vibe & Ride To SZA : Ctrl At this new themed event, Vibe & Ride To SZA , we are looking for riders to experience a cruise around the city streets on our Brand New Dutch Bikes with stops at…

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  • The Music of Prince

    July 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Houston Symphony, 615 Louisiana St #102, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Starting at $29 Touted by Rolling Stone as “one of the most naturally gifted artists of all time,” Prince left us with an unprecedented body of work that spanned decades, and included mega hits “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Kiss,” “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry.” To remember his legacy, we’re teaming up with returning conductor Brent Havens and the group…

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