Calendar of Merlex Picks

September 23, 2020
  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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September 24, 2020
  • EnergyBar: A Virtual Tour of Greentown Houston

    September 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    For details, go here:
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/energybar-a-virtual-tour-of-greentown-houston-tickets-118041839319







    Come celebrate the announcement of Greentown Labs Houston's location!

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    Please join us on Thursday, Sept. 24 for the next edition of our virtual EnergyBar networking event! Entrepreneurs, investors, students,…


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  • Filmmaker Discussion: Chisholm '72

    September 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    https://www.facebook.com/events/2723710924541671/ Hear from writer and director, Shola Lynch, in Houston Public Library's inaugural livestream event. Ms. Lynch, who also serves as curator of the Moving Image & Recorded Sound division of the NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will be in conversation with Houston Cinema Arts Artistic Director, Jessica Green. Presented as part…

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  • UH School of Art Speaker Series: De Nichols

    September 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    https://uh.edu/kgmca/art/events/ De Nichols by Lindy Drew September 24, 7–9 p.m., CT De Nichols is a design activist, social worker and global lecturer who mobilizes creative changemakers to address issues within the built environment through the production of interactive experiences, digital media and social initiatives. She serves as the Principal of Design and Social Impact at the…

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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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September 25, 2020
  • National Book Foundation Presents: Reckoning with Resistance

    September 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    https://www.crowdcast.io/e/ajc-dbf-2020-national-book-foundation-panel/register


    National Book Foundation Presents:
    Reckoning with Resistance
    National Book Award Longlisters Hanif Abdurraqib (Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest, Nonfiction) and Camonghne Felix (Build Yourself a Boat, Poetry) discuss what resistance…

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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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September 26, 2020
September 27, 2020
  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 1, 2020
  • Is this really a racial reckoning

    October 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Livestream Lecture

    Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture Series in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights
    Is this really a racial reckoning? with Charles M. Blow
    Presented in partnership with the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at UT’s School of Law

    Click "Register" below to receive link…


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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 2, 2020
  • DACAMERA Gala Opening Night

    October 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Virtual

    You heard right! For our Opening Night, bass-baritone Davóne Tines will debut an all-new presentation of the spirituals Amazing Grace and Deep River; two-time Grammy Award winning guitarist Sharon Isbin will play South American dances; Sonia Wieder-Atherton …


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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 3, 2020
  • Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent House Party

    October 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Instagram Live


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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 7, 2020
  • Practice Mantra & Breath Meditation with the Rothko Chapel

    October 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


    Registration is free, contributions are welcome. Suggested contribution of $5-10 per registration. 
     
    Join us each month for Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith traditions as we explore the role of music and sound in different spiritual practices, and how they sustain us in the face of current challenges and injustices. In October, we will…

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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 9, 2020
October 10, 2020
  • Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent House Party

    October 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Instagram Live


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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 15, 2020
  • UH School of Art: Nicholas Galanin

    October 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    https://uh.edu/kgmca/art/events/ Nicholas Galanin by Will Wilson October 15, 4–6 p.m., CT Nicholas Galanin’s (Tlingit/Unangax) work offers perspective rooted in connection to land and broad engagement with contemporary culture. For over a decade, Galanin has been embedding incisive observation into his work, investigating and expanding intersections of culture and concept in form, image and sound.…

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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 17, 2020
  • Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent House Party

    October 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Instagram Live


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  • Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

    September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
    Mincberg Gallery

    The U.S. premiere of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom, a rich sensory experience of imagery, soundscape, digital media and objects, explores the earthshaking fight for justice and human dignity in South Africa – and its relevance to issues of today. Visitors can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a…


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October 21, 2020
October 22, 2020
  • UH School of Art Speaker Series: Derrick Adams

    October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    https://uh.edu/kgmca/art/events/ Derrick Adams by Christopher Garcia Valle October 22, 7–9 p.m., CT Derrick Adams was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1970. He received his MFA from Columbia University and BFA from Pratt Institute. Adams has been the subject of numerous solo shows, including ​exhibitions at the Museum of Arts and Design, NY, the Museum of Contemporary Art,…

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