June 9 Events: Jazz Films, Books and Such

A major highlight was the Breaking Barriers to Innovation panel discussion held on the East side. I learned about interesting work being done by groups all over Houston. I was having too much fun at Migos X Mimosas to take pictures but you need to come out to the next one. Plenty to keep you busy this week and make sure you look at the RSVP now list!

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Breaking Barriers to Innovation Panel

Thursday, June 9: New downtown bar and restaurant Part & Parcel is having their Grand Opening which begins at 5pm. Good Works Houston is having a social innovation meetup at Station Houston to discuss mentoring starting at 6pm. New York DJ Statik Selektah will be at the Alley Kat with The Waxaholics kicking off their regular Thursday night party at 8pm.

Friday, June 10: The monthly Live at Lunch at Bagby Park features music from the KDK Band from 12pm to 1pm. Texas singer Charley Crockett and his band will be having an album release party at Esperson Gallery that begins at 6pm for $12. The exhibition opening and artist talk for Put me down Gently: A Cooler Place + I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That is at 6pm at DiverseWorks. Together Sheila Pepe and Sondra Perry explore craft, class, race, place and screens of projection. The MFAH Jazz on Film series continues with The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith showing at 7pm.

Saturday, June 11: The Friends of the Houston Public Library is having their summer book sale starting at 10am at The Health Museum where all books will cost $3 or less. Nonprofit leader and stylish entrepreneur Chelsea Coffey is having a rooftop pop-up shop selling the vintage clothing she has collected for her business The Coffey Shop. Everything in the flash sale will be under $30 and it begins at 10am! Next in the MFAH series is Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz showing at 7pm. The Washington Avenue Art Exposition and Concert has visual artists and performances at Taps House of Beer all starting at 8pm for free!

Sunday, June 12: If it’s not raining I highly recommend heading to the Black Swan Yoga for their free 10am yoga class at Raven Tower! The Clé Day Club is having their Summer Sessions event with featured Chicago artist SNBRN for $10 at 2pm.

Monday, June 13: Texans for the Arts is holding a community meetup at 5pm with light refreshments at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH).

Tuesday, June 14: Can’t help you this day.

Wednesday, June 15: The monthly Women Entrepreneur Success meetup is discussing Marketing Tactics to Attract New Customers and Increase Sales at Start Houston, starting at 6:30pm.

Thursday, June 16: Woman entrepreneurs and executives will gather for the Ellevate Houston Executive Breakfast with keynote Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck. $40 for entrepreneurs, the breakfast begins at 7:30am and features a two-course breakfast. FundingPost is holding a Venture Capital and Angel Investor Roundtable at The Work Lodge for $45 starting at 3pm.

RSVP now: Free event Trap Karaoke is coming to Houston June 17! Make sure to RSVP! Get discounted tickets to Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals June 22. Also discounted tickets to Lake Street Dive June 23. Must Love Beards will make its Houston debut July 16. Women who love beards pay and men get in for free!


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