Calendar of Merlex Picks

May 25, 2022
  • Amoako Boafo and Larry Ossei-Mensah

    May 25, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA

    A discussion with Amoako Boafo and curator Larry Ossei-Mensah about the artist’s upcoming exhibition, Amoako Boafo: Soul of Black Folks. RSVPs encouraged as seats are limited.

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May 26, 2022
  • The Motown & More Show’s Funky Good Time

    May 26, 2022 - May 28, 2022 @ 
    Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    The producers of Dancin’ in the Street… Motown & More Revue are back, for a funk filled celebration of sweet soul music and the life of our forever MC Detria Ward.

    A funk-filled celebration of sweet soul music featuring some of Houston’s finest entertainers…

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    May 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    SAiD Pan African Library, 12126 Westheimer Road ##118, Houston, TX 77077

    OPEN MIC + AfroSOUNDS is part of SAiD Pan African Library participatory IN-HOUSE program.

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  • Concert: Son Lux w/ Kiah Victoria

    May 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009, USA

    Doors open at 7 PM

    This show is ALL AGES

    A box office fee will be assessed on tickets purchased at Box Office on day of show. The fee varies by show.

    State and local sales tax…

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  • Public Opening | Amoako Boafo: Soul of Black Folks

    May 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join us to celebrate Amoako Boafo: Soul of Black Folks, the first solo museum exhibition for the Ghanaian artist, one of the most influential artistic voices of his generation. Featuring approximately thirty works created between 2016–2022, the exhibition is a timely exploration into the varying strategies that Boafo employs within his practice to capture the essence of the Black figure. Boafo…

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  • UHD Thursday Night Concert

    May 26, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Anheuser-Busch Stage @ Fondren Performance Space
    • Opener: Morena Roas - Houston bilingual singer/songwriter, hip-hop artist
    • Headliner: Las Fenix - charismatic Houston sisters  performing a wide range from norteño to cumbias

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May 29, 2022
  • Jess Hilarious at the Houston Improv

    May 27, 2022 - May 29, 2022 @ 
    Houston Improv Comedy Club, 7620 Katy Fwy #455, Houston, TX 77024, USA Fri May 27 07:30PM 09:45PM Sat May 28 07:00PM 09:30PM Sun May 29 07:00PM Jess Hilarious is one of the freshest and most highly sought after faces in comedy and she is poised to take the next giant step in her career. Born and raised in Baltimore Maryland Jess is an accomplished stand-up comedian, also known…

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June 2, 2022
  • Party on the Plaza

    June 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    The Ion, 4201 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Join us for a Party on the Plaza with live music, lite bites and cool drinks before heading over to First Thursday at Mid Main!
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  • Play - Clybourne Park Talkback

    June 2, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

  • IRL Author Talk + Cocktails w/ Kwame Onwuachi

    June 2, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    POST Houston, 401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201, USA

    Join Kindred Stories and ChópnBlk for a special author talk and book signing with James Beard Award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi in celebration of …

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June 3, 2022
  • ChòpnBlọk x Chef Kwame Onwuachi

    June 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    Kulture, 701 Avenida De Las Americas Suite A, Houston, TX 77010, USA

    Black Chef Table presents “BlọkTies - The Dining Experience". This event will bring Houston's diverse community together for an interactive five-course collaboration dinner between Chef Kwame and ChòpnBlọk's Chef Ope Amosu, inspired by My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef.

    ChòpnBlọk x…

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June 9, 2022
June 11, 2022
  • Sing 2

    June 11, 2022 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010, USA

    In this sequel, Buster Moon is thriving. But he wants to get to the big time and a talent scout tells him he doesn't have what it takes to make it in Redshore City. He reunites his friends to help persuade reclusive rock star, Clay Calloway, to join them for this big break.

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June 17, 2022
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