There’s always something to do in The H! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Houston this week.
1. MUNDAZE AT THE LOCAL SEAT
Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Cure your back to work blues at The Local Seat for Mundaze: The Workaholics Holiday. Enjoy $10 premium hookahs and food specials, including paninis, cheesesteaks, and BBQ sandwiches. It’s BYOB so bring your favorite libations. Learn more HERE.
2. WHO KILLED TUPAC? OFFICIAL WATCH PARTY
Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Come out to Prospect Park for the official A&E #WhoKilledTupac Episode 5 watch party. Meet and greet with the show’s Attorney Benjamin Crump while DJ Auditory spins the hottest Tupac mix. Be sure to arrive early because seating is limited. Learn more HERE.
3. ROUND 47 THE ACT OF DOING: PRESERVING, REVITALIZING, PROTECTING
Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – Sunday, December 17, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Organized at Project Row Houses, The Act of Doing supports the Emancipation Economic Development Council in combating the gentrification of Third Ward. The timeline installation and an interactive space captures the stories ignored in the gentrification process. View the installation Wednesday through Sunday, each week through February 2018. Learn more HERE.
4. DAY FOR NIGHT
Friday, December 15, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2:00 a.m.
As Houston’s most highly anticipated music festival, Day for Night focuses on acts that specialize in an inventive and highly visual approach to performing. Witness performances by Solange, Tyler the Creator, Cardi B, Nine Inch Nails, and many more. Learn more HERE.
5. H.E.R. NIGHTLIGHT VIBE
Friday, December 15, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Nightlight Vibe cruise around Third Ward is back again with a new H.E.R. themed tour. Cruise the city streets on LED bikes to sounds of the contemporary R&B sensation. Bring water and comfortable clothes, and arrive early. Learn more HERE.
6. THE BLACK BRUNCH SERIES
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Black Brunch Series aims to create and curate meaningful experiences under a roof filled with Black entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders. Special guests include Good Vibes Band, Nesha Cortez, and Madicin with sounds provided by DJ Anarchy of Soul Control. Enjoy a brunch buffet and a full-service bar. Learn more HERE.
7. THE SMUDGE: #HOUSTONSTRONG EDITION
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Smudge is a family-friendly musical healing event, combining the elements of great food, open mic, featured performances, live music, the cleansing energy of sage, and the entire All Real Radio community. Bring a $5 donation to benefit Hurricane Harvey relief. Learn more HERE.
8. POP UP AT AURORA
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 11:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pop Up at Aurora is a Heights-based, carefully-curated craft market with a unique selection of creative vendors, all vetted by Aurora’s panel of jurors. At this special holiday edition, shop one-of-a-kind artisan goods, crafts, foods, home decor, and more. Learn more HERE.
9. REGGAE BRUNCH AT STERLING HOUSE
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Experience a Reggae Sunday at Sterling Houston, with brunch, drink specials, yoga, an art market, and a pop-up art gallery. Head upstairs from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for original and vintage reggae tunes by DEM. Learn more HERE.
10. BE STEADWELL LIVE
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Be Steadwell is a queer musician and filmmaker from Washington DC., best known for her loop pedal vocal layering and beatboxing, earnest lyricism, and proud LGBTQ content. Come experience joyful vibes and affirmations at her live singalong, concert, and party at the Montrose Center. Learn more HERE.
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