Houston Events November 15-20

Hey readers! It’s been a while so I’m back to help you start off your holidays in the right spirit. First mention goes to the Fresh Arts Winter Holiday Arts Market this weekend (Nov. 18-20). Everyone will be there including your favorite artists and small business owners, and it’s free! I’ll be hanging out there sometime this weekend so come find me and say hi!



University of Houston BIG Talk on Politics with Journalist Lalo Alcaraz
Wednesday from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the UofH Student Center North
UofH is bringing journalists to discuss a wide variety of important issues. Alcaraz is a Chicano cartoonist from California. I’ll be there.

Next Up | Presented by NextSeed
Wednesday from 6 – 9 p.m. at Hughes Manor
Listen to restaurateurs and other business owners pitch to a panel of business leaders and then check out samples from local businesses as well. Learn about Nextseed too it’s very cool.

Wednesday from 6 – 7 p.m. at University of Houston Student Center Theatre

Kinder Institute Forum: Nigel Jacob-“New Urban Mechanics: Human Centered Government”
Wednesday from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Tailored Wednesdays (Afrobeat vs Dancehall)
Wednesday from 8 – 12 a.m. at Leon’s Lounge
Great music as always from DJ Sly Foxx.

Preserving Communities of Color Conference
Wednesday through Sunday at Hilton North Greenspoint

Houston Cinema Arts Festival
Continuing through Thursday at various locations.
Maybe check out the free Contemporary Color screening on Thursday?


OpenCoffee Houston November Meetup
Thursday from 8 – 9:30 a.m. at Station Houston

hair tour

Andrea Pippins Book Signing Tour (Author of I Love My Hair)
Thursday from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Rod Paige Education Building at TSU
Get this coloring book for your kids! Or for yourself. I’m not judging.

Magpies & Peacocks And Union & Fifth Pop Up Concept Store
Thursday from 2 – 7 p.m. at 908 Live Oak
Another place to eat, drink, and shop unique items while supporting nonprofit houses.

Houston Museum District Free Thursdays!
All day Thursday at various museums!
Self-explanatory. But I really like the exhibits at the Houston Museum of African American Culture right now.

BLMHTX Working Groups Convening
Thursday from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at 3809 Sampson St.


Closing Reception – Hearts, Hands & Heritage: Divine Designs & Diversity of the African Diaspora
Friday from 7 – 9 p.m. at Rice University
Come drink wine in one of my favorite tiny art spaces.

HMAAC’s Eat Drink Art- Urban Fashion Show
Friday from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Houston Museum of African American Culture

Book Club- Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist
Friday from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Siphon Coffee

Bilal Live at FITZ
Friday from 7:30 – 1 a.m. at Fitzgerald’s

Come And Take It Comedy Takeover
Friday – Sunday (doors at 4pm) at The Secret Group
Kind of a big deal if you’re into comedy at all.

The 11th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM)
Friday – Sunday at Winter Street Studios
I’ll be there. It’s going to be really fun!

Still Tippin’ HTX ft. OG Ron C & Special Guests!
Friday from 9 – 2 a.m. at Rockefeller’s
Monthly party. Lots of special guests. If you want to hear Houston music and Houston-influenced music this is the place to be. $15


#HashtagLunchbag Houston- ThanksGIVING Edition
Saturday from 10 – 12 p.m. at Grooves

Zine Fest Houston 2016: Year of the Ama-zines!
Saturday from 2 – 8 p.m. at Lawndale Art Center
Zine culture and independent publishing has been gaining prominence in Houston. They have a really wide range of people speaking on panels which shows how this movement appeals to everyone.

The 11th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM)
Friday – Sunday at Winter Street Studios

1800 Stop Snitchin’ Ft. Teklun (HW&W)
Saturday from 6 – 12 a.m. at Khon’s Wine Darts Coffee Art
Only for the music heads.

Dorothy Hood: Select Paintings and Bert L. Long, Jr
Saturday from 6 – 8 p.m. at Deborah Colton Gallery
Drink some wine, check out some art.

The Shakedown [Classics/Remixes/Edits Edition!]
Saturday from 10 – 2 a.m. at The Flat


Any Given Sunday at Alley Kat (AnArchY’s bornday edition)
Sunday from 4 – 8 p.m. at Alley Kat

The 11th Annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM)
Friday – Sunday at Winter Street Studios

Get tickets now:

Discounted tickets to The Book of Mormon and Into the Woods! I’m pretty sure Book of Mormon sold out last time it was here and I loved it.


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