There’s always something to do in The H! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Houston this week.
1. JEEZY: THE COLD SUMMER TOUR
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Jeezy’s The Cold Summer Tour makes a stop in Houston at House of Blues, joined by Tee Grizzley. Hear hits from his latest album Pressure, plus throwbacks to the catalog of trap rap anthems we all know and love. Learn more HERE.
2. ELITE HTX HAPPY HOUR
Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Elite HTX, a new Black professional monthly meet up group, is hosting happy hour at Unwine on Almeda. Bring your business cards, make new connections, and enjoy $5 happy hour wines and light bites. Dress code is business casual. Learn more HERE.
3. TRAP MUSIC: NIGHT LIGHT VIBE
Friday, March 23, 2018, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Night Light Vibe is back for another cruise around the city. Riders will hit the streets to the hottest trap music, with featured artists like Migos, 21 Savage, Gucci Mane and more. Grab your early bird ticket for discounted pricing and to choose your cruiser color. Learn more HERE.
4. THE PANCAKES & BOOZE ART SHOW
Friday, March 23, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a touring artist movement with the country’s largest exhibit of emerging artists. The show features a gallery of art, local artisans, a unique lineup of live musicians, live painting, body painting, and of course, pancakes! Learn more HERE.
5. BEAUTY AND THE BRUNCH
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Black Girls Who Brunch presents Beauty and the Brunch with Mo Knows Hair powered by Sally Beauty. Hosted at Etta’s Kitchen, the event includes brunch created by Chef Vicky, a mimosa bar, a fabulous gift bag, and giveaways. Seats are limited so get your ticket early. Learn more HERE.
6. BLACK GIRLS ROCK SOCIAL
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Black Girls Rock social mixer is a fun networking event to recognize women of color making a positive impact on their professional careers. Meet fellow Black girls who rock, and enjoy appetizers, music from local female performers, and a variety of local vendors. Learn more HERE.
7. OVERLAP: BLACK PROFESSIONALS MEETUP AT PROJECT ROW HOUSES
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
This event series brings together professionals to mix and mingle while enjoying some of Houston’s unique art and culture. The featured organization is Project Row Houses, a local nonprofit celebrating 25 years highlighting art and culture in Third Ward! There will be free light bites and drinks, music, and vendors to support while you check out the art. Learn more HERE.
8. THE OFFICIAL HBCU DAY PARTY
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
To celebrate National HBCU Awareness Month, join My Degree Is Black, DJ Cee Watts, HBCU students, alumni and supporters at the official day party at Bar 5015. Be sure to rock your HBCU gear, favorite 90s threads, or day party attire. Learn more HERE.
9. BAYOU CITY POETRY GRAND SLAM
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Bayou City Festival Grand Slam is back for the 8th year. Sixteen of the fiercest poets from across the nation will compete for the slam champ title. Get your tickets early, invite a friend, and prepare to be entertained. Learn more HERE.
10. CREATIVE CANVAS TOUR
Sunday, March 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Creative Canvas tour showcases up and coming visual artists, fashion designers, and performance artists from across the country. Come out to Lions’s Heart Studios for art, live music, creative discussions, and a full bar serving up your favorite drinks. Learn more HERE.
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