There’s always something to do in The H! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Houston this week.
1. GET OUT: ONE YEAR LATER
Monday, February 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – until
Catch a free screening of Jordan Peele’s Get Out in celebration of the record-breaking film’s one year anniversary. Free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at participating theaters around Houston. Learn more HERE.
2. TELL THEM WE ARE RISING FILM SCREENING
Monday, February 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Ogun Art + Wine will host a free screening of Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, the latest documentary from Stanley Nelson of the Black Panthers and Freedom Riders and Marco Williams. It tells the powerful story of the rise, influence, and evolution of HBCUs in America. Learn more HERE.
3. RODEO BAR-B-QUE CONTEST
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Bring in rodeo season the Texan way at the always highly anticipated pre-Rodeo Bar-B-Que contest at NRG. It features more than 250 teams, led by barbecue aficionados, all competing for the World Champion Bar-B-Que title. You’ll get a complimentary brisket plate, access to live music areas, and admission to the carnival. Learn more HERE.
4. BYOB BINGO & CRAWFISH
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
BYOB Bingo is back again for crawfish season. Play a few rounds of boozy bingo while you dig into a few pounds. Be sure to bring your booze of choice and all your friends for a chance to win cash. Learn more HERE.
5. THE R&B DINNER PARTY
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Looking for good vibes, great drinks, bomb food, and a dope DJ? Head to Live Oak Lounge & Grill for The R&B Dinner Party, catered by Chef Andre of One Feisty Chef. Enjoy cocktail hour, appetizers, dinner, and dessert, followed by a special toast. Learn more HERE.
6. CULTURE II NIGHT LIGHT VIBE
Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Hit the streets of Houston on a bike with the Night Light Vibe crew. You’ll tour city hot spots while vibing to sounds from the latest Migos album, Culture II. Can’t make it Friday night? Join in Saturday night for the Drake-themed edition. Learn more HERE.
7. NAMASDRAKE: DRAKE YOGA HOUSTON
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – Sunday, February 25, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
After sold out tours in Los Angeles and New York, the Namasdrake yoga class is coming to Houston. Experience an hour-long Vinyasa flow workout under strobe lights and smoke screens while listening to back-to-back Drizzy hits. Classes are available both Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25. Learn more HERE.
8. TRAP STAR YOGA: TEXAS EDITION
Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Yoga and Da Hood mixes the power of yoga with popular music, making wellness fun for all. Stretch and jam to Paul Wall, UGK, Slim Thug, ZRO, Devin Tha Dude, Lil Keke, and your chopped and screwed favorites. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Learn more HERE.
9. THE MEET UP: FEBRUARY JAM
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Shop and groove at The Meet Up, a curated market and social featuring choice vintage and designer goods, local artists and makers, and local DJs and musicians. Vendors include Labels Vintage Streetwear, Joe B Art, Glam Up HTX,
Geli MAREZ Art & Henna, Inclusive Randomness, and many more. Learn more HERE.
10. HTX BIG AZZ MAKEUP FEST
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy live face beats while sipping on your favorite cocktail. Attendees will undergo mini-makeovers and shop the latest beauty products, such as fragrances, cosmetics, skin care, hair care, nail care, and beauty devices. Learn more HERE.
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