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Concerts, Speakers, and Events likely to sell out!
  1. Rooftop Cinema Club (it usually sells out but some are still available: Do the Right Thing, Amelie, Leon: The Professional, etc.)
  2. Desus and Mero on August 23 (use presale code BODEGA to see all ticket options)

This Week's Featured Events!

Women of Color in Tech on Monday
Reading: Celeste Ng - LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE on Tuesday
Houston Startup Demo Day on Wednesday
New date: Artist INC Houston Presentation Night on Wednesday
An Intimate Conversation with Valerie Jarrett! on Thursday
Dancin' in the Street Motown & More Revue on Thursday - Sunday
Weird Science: An Art Tribute to Sci-Fi on Friday
UnMASKulinity, a Film by Brian PlutoLenz Ellison on Friday
Kickin' Kombucha Taproom & Tea Shop Grand Opening on Saturday
Writers of Color Reading and Reception on Saturday
Houston Afrofuturism Book Club - Sunday, May 26
Play: Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau through June 2

Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum
Tuesday, May 21

Concert: Elhae
Tuesday, May 21

Houston Startup Demo Day
Wednesday, May 22

Kinder Institute Forum: Maurice Cox
Wednesday, May 22

Dancin in the Street Motown & More Revue
Thursday, May 23 – May 26

90s Paint n Chill Houston
Friday, May 24

Beyonce Homecoming | Night Light Bike Ride
Friday, May 24

40th Annual Pan-African Cultural Festival
Saturday, May 25 
For details, link here:

Houston Arts Pioneers – Deep Listening: Pauline Oliveros Day
Saturday, May 25

Concert: PJ Morton
Saturday, May 25

See this post (updated) on my website

Upcoming Concerts

Elhae (singer) at the House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room) on May 21; $18

Kari Faux(rapper) at White Oak Music Hall on May 23; $13
PJ Morton at Sugar’s Cajun on May 25; $39+
Ari Lennox (R&B singer) at the House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room) on May 25; $25
Kevin Garrett at White Oak Music Hall on May 26; $22

Featured Organization!

The University Museum at Texas Southern University is a gem led by curatorial legend Dr. Alvia Wardlaw. Right now the TSU Graduating Seniors Exhibition is happening which is a perfect way to start collecting early. Learn more here

Required Reading

date ideas

Houston Date Ideas

Our next "read" for the Houston Afrofuturism Book Club is What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah as read on LeVar Burton's podcast. Details here!
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