Calendar of Merlex Picks

April 13, 2021
  • Black in Tech Summit presented by Deloitte

    April 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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    Capital Factory welcomes you to our 3rd Annual Black In Tech Summit!

    About this Event

    ***New Date!! 🗓 Capital Factory Black in Tech - Presented by Deloitte rescheduled to Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 12noon to 2:30pm.


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  • Black to the Future: My Adventures in Becoming Me

    April 13, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Join us April 13 for the 2021 Meredith Miller Memorial Lecture with Cheryl Dunye, Director, Writer, Producer and Founder of Jingletown Films. Dunye's work touches on themes of race, sexuality, and gender. She first emerged as part of the “Queer New Wave” of young filmmakers in the early 1990s. Her first feature film, The Watermelon Woman,…

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  • How to Build a Scalable MVP

    April 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Do you have an idea for a product, but not sure where to start? Join Black Women Talk Tech & Talk Tech Association for an hour-long workshop designed to walk you through the steps of creating a minimum viable product (MVP). Building a MVP will help you save time and money as provide you with feedback…

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April 15, 2021
  • Courageous Conversations: Black in the C-Suite with Stacey Abrams

    April 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Stacey Abrams is a political leader, voting rights activist and New York Times best-selling author. After serving for 11 years in the Georgia House of Representatives, and seven as Democratic Leader, Abrams became the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia in 2018, and won more votes (at the time) than any other Democrat in the state’s history. Abrams was the…

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  • Musiqa

    April 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Musiqa proudly presents a special virtual concert inspired by the work of Elizabeth Murray and Jessi Reaves. The program will include new works for string quartets, commissioned by Musiqa and composed by Musiqa’s 2020 Emerging Composer Fellow Nicky Sohn will be the premiere of Burning and Axiom by Houston composer Karl Blench.<…

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  • Black Freedom Lectures Q&A w/ C. Riley Snorton

    April 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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    • In-Person Workshop: Ceramic Planters with Abbie Preston Edmonson

      April 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
      Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

      Join resident artist and ceramist Abbie Preston Edmonson to sculpt and glaze your own ceramic planter in this two-part, socially distanced workshop in HCCC’s Craft Garden. Learn the basics of working with clay, hand-building, coiling and glazing throughout the workshop.

      In part one, Abbie will teach participants hand-building and slab-rolling techniques to form clay planters.…

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    • Jazzy Jeff - The Magnificent House Party

      April 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Instagram Live

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    • Soul of a Nation Exhibit Opening

      April 26, 2021
      Audrey Jones Beck Building, 5601 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

      The exhibition Soul of a Nation celebrates the work of more than 60 Black artists, made during two revolutionary decades in American history—beginning in 1963 at the height of the Civil Rights movement. In a wide and compelling range of works, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
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