There’s always something to do in The H! Check out my curated event for Black professionals in Houston this week.
1. TACO TUESDAY AT INDIGO
Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Indigo at Midtown is hosting Afro-Latin night this Tuesday, starting at 6:00 p.m. Come out for free salsa and Kizomba lessons, happy hour margaritas, beeritas and a $5 taco bar. Learn more here.
2. THE ROUNDTABLE CONVO
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Roundtable Convo, a happy hour style open dialogue about today’s relevant topics, is partnering with the Houston Museum of African American Culture for a discussion on gentrification. Network and socialize from 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Then, join the conversation at 7:15 p.m. Learn more here.
3. FOOD FOR SOUL OPEN MIC NIGHT
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Presented by Sway Productions, Food for Soul is an experience for emerging poets, musicians, songwriters, hip-hop artists, comedians and vocalists to showcase their talent. You’ll be entertained by rising artists, a live band,and saxophone player Rashad Maybell. Learn more here.
4. THE NEXT UP TOUR
Friday, June 16, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – until
Live art, poetry, and hip-hop meet this Friday at The Studio at Warehouse Live. Hosted by ConglomeART, a promotional tour for new artists, the night will feature fresh talent, special guest DJs and much more. Learn more here.
5. EMANCIPATION PARK GRAND RE-OPENING
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Juneteenth at the Emancipation Park grand re-opening. Start the morning off with the re-dedication ceremony, followed by the 44th annual parade and Freedom Fest. Learn more here.
6. FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL IN THE HEIGHTS
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce for their first food truck festival, featuring local trucks like Chubbz Grubbz, The Cajun Spot Food Truck, Rita’s of Houston Heights and SMOOSH Cookies. Plus, enjoy live music from Tianna Hall and The Houston Jazz Band. Learn more here.
7. BAR CRAWL FOR THE CULTURE
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
A Savage Experience and Crown Royal present the second volume of Bar Crawl For The Culture. Stroll down Emancipation Avenue with stops at Status Bar, Sapphire Ultra Lounge and Live Oak Bar & Grill. Crawlers receive shots, a t-shirt and souvenirs, access to a free brunch buffet and pop-up giveaways. Learn more here.
8. NAABW HOUSTON CHAPTER LAUNCH MIXER
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Meet fellow dope black women adventuristas, creators and entrepreneurs at the National Association of Adventurous Black Women’s Houston chapter launch. This “for us, by us” mixer will be held at Kitchen 713 on Washington Avenue, featuring food, drinks, stories and sisterhood. Learn more here.
9. ALL WHITE LITUATION DAY PARTY
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Bring out your best all white attire for the Lituation Day Party by TonyGoHard and Daytox, hosted at Social Junkie. Round up your crew for a day full of happy hour food and drink specials and live DJ mixes. Learn more here.
10. THE DOPE ART SHOW
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Dope Art Show is back for its third installment of the Dear Summer series, showcasing creativity through poets, painters, singers and more. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit local after school mentoring programs and back to school initiatives. Learn more here.