There’s always something to do in The H! Check out my curated event list for Black Professionals in Houston this week.
1. DVSN: MORNING AFTER WORLD TOUR
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Canadian alternative R&B duo DVSN is set to perform at Warehouse Live for the Morning After world tour, in support of their sophomore album. Grab your tickets early to witness live one of OVO Sound’s hottest acts. Learn more HERE.
2. TRAP’N ON WAX
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sing along to your favorite trap songs and decorate your own wine glass at Cafe 4212 for Trap’n On Wax. Try best-selling fragrances from Simply Scents, and the DJ will keep the party lit throughout the night. It’s a candle party you don’t want to miss. Learn more HERE.
3. THE WAXAHOLICS PRESENT #SIXYEARSOFWAX
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Come out to Alley Kat Bar & Lounge to celebrate with The Waxaholics as they embark on their sixth year of hosting Houston’s dopest all vinyl party. Get a drink at the bar, and vibe out with your favorite all-vinyl crew. Learn more HERE.
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pick the perfect Valentine’s Day blooms for your significant other (or yourself) at Pop Shop America’s Flowerpalooza. Shop stylish terrariums, fresh local bouquets, flower crowns, and other floral creations like essential oils, candles, perfumes, and more. Learn more HERE.
5. I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO FILM VIEWING
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Catch a free viewing at the Houston Public Library of I Am Not Your Negro, a documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, “Remember This House.” The film takes a journey into black history, connecting the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. Learn more HERE.
6. MARDI GRAS HOUSTON
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 11:300 p.m.
Can’t make it to NOLA? Experience Mardi Gras right here in the city. Downtown Houston will feature an all-day fest, filled with bar crawls, good local eats, and New Orleans inspired music and fun. Learn more HERE.
7. CREATIVE TASTING AT OGUN ART + WINE
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gather a group of friends for a fun wine tasting at Ogun Art + Wine. Channel your inner creative and explore fine wines from around the globe. Your ticket covers 4 wine tastings, crafting supplies, and a unique wine bottle craft. Learn more HERE.
8. BLACK LOVE SINGLES MIXER
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Looking for the Martin to your Gina? If you’re single and between the ages of 28 and 40, come out to mix and mingle at the Black Love Singles Mixer. You’ll enjoy a night of games, conversation, good music, and most importantly, good people. Learn more HERE.
9. YEAH, HOUSTON PARTIES! VOLUME 4
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Yeah, Houston Parties! is back for volume 4, the Anti-Valentine’s Day party. The monthly music social brings together some of the hottest selectors and brands under one roof. Pull up to Fox Hollow and head to the bar. Learn more HERE.
10. EADO LOVE FEST
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
EaDo Fest is a vintage and art market housed in Downtown Houston’s east end. Shop rare vintage finds, unique art from local artists, and handmade and artisanal products from cool local shops. Learn more HERE.
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