Go Astros! In honor of the Astros winning the World Series I’m putting out this late list of events to get you through the weekend. Early voting ends on Friday and election day is Tuesday so make sure you vote!
Thursday, November 2
Early Adopters: How do entrepreneurs find their first customers?
During this hand’s-on FREE workshop, we’ll discuss how finding your startup’s early adopters is essential to accelerating your product development process, explore how to use customer interviews to identify who your early adopters are, and more! Learn more here.
Poetry: Iconoclast Sessions
Dia de los Muertos event featuring poets Lupe Mendez & Jasmine Mendez performing poetry in both Spanish & English. Learn more here.
Lizzo with Doja Cat and Fat Tony (DJ set)
Lizzo wields the kind of voice that’s right at home in soul, pop, hip-hop, R&B, rock, and gospel. The vivacious and versatile vocalist’s impassioned delivery and dynamic range bonds the six tracks on her critically acclaimed major label debut EP, Coconut Oil. Lizzo grew up in Houston and she’s proud to consider herself a Houstonian. She’s decided to make this show a Hurricane Harvey Benefit Show! Learn more here.
The Score at Dean’s Downtown
It’s the ANNIVERSARY!!! The Score Crew will be celebrating life by dancing to the music of all the talented souls we’ve lost. Put on a costume and jam. The dopest ghostly or sugar skull costume wins a prize. Learn more here.
Friday, November 3
Houston Astros’ First-Ever World Series Championship Win Parade
WE EARNED HISTORY!!! Mayor Sylvester Turner invites all Houstonians to join him for the Houston Astros World Championship Parade and Celebration on Friday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m. to honor and celebrate the team’s historic 2017 World Series win. Learn more here.
World Series Championship Parade After Party at Station Houston
After you’re done painting the town orange and blue, walk a few blocks south and make your way to the Championship Parade After Party at Station Houston – sponsored by BuffBrew. Bring your friends, co-workers, and family (kids too!) – share this incredible time with the entire #HOUtech community. Learn more here.
November 3 – 12
A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks’ take on the way we are defined by history. The play tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Learn more here.
4 The People II
8:30pm – 12am
4 The People can be described as a space of freedom through entertainment and music. Infusing the comfort and nostalgic feel of a house party and kickback among friends with a live concert vibe through live performances by some of the top musical acts, this is a one of a kind experience “4” the people. $15 with free drinks! Learn more here.
Saturday, November 4
Free Yoga with Letty at Project Row Houses
These light-hearted beginner lessons introduce the community to vinyasa flow to relax the body and ease the mind. At the corner of Emancipation and Francis, all you need are a yoga mat, water, and a towel to join this series of free classes. Learn more here.
The Greater Houston Food Truck Festival
The festival will feature some of the city’s top-rated Food Trucks, pop/country/indy rock performers, & vendors showcasing their latest product lines to hit the market. Enjoy a host of food, beverages and a lot of fun. Network while you mix and mingle. Take advantage of the different food trucks and vendors that will be there to serve you. Learn more here.
4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party in Magnolia Park
A FREE community event held in the East End community of Houston. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs for Live Music & Entertainment, Food, Drinks, Kid’s Activities, Altar Exhibits and more! Learn more here.
Where Do We Go From Here?: A Community Dialogue
The African American Library at The Gregory School, in partnership with Manhood, Race, & Culture, created a community event to have an intelligent discussion regarding our current politico-economic predicaments and the struggle that awaits future generations of Black America. Learn more here.
4411 Party: An evening of art, bites and brews, mezcal and music
The galleries at 4411 Montrose are hosting a fall party. They will be serving traditional Brazilian fare, courtesy of Fagão Brazilian Churrasqueria, mezcal provided by Mezcal Mortal de Oaxaca, and local brews by Saint Arnold’s. Learn more here.
Underground Soul Session #10 – Zo! +Carmen Rodgers & Ms. Chantae Cann
7:30 – 12am
So much going on in the world today, it’s time for USS to come together for the “All Is Well With Love” Edition #10 and enjoy some good positive fellowship while letting the amazing musical vibes flow. $25. Learn more here.
My Spanglish Hip Hop Story
One-night show! A one man show following the timeline of a young immigrant’s journey and influences, from the third world to the ultimate melting pot. It is music, poetry, dance, multi media, and storytelling. $20. Learn more here.
Je T’adore – R&B night w/ Kay illah + VICG
A throwback R&B Classic x R&B Influence dance series. Love, break up and feel good tempo. Learn more here.
Fat Tony (DJ Set) + Regal People
Houston emcee Fat Tony stands at the forefront of new generation of young rappers who get it themselves—a DIY hustler who’s built his burgeoning career on a foundation equal parts smarts and swagger. Learn more here.
Sunday, November 5
#BlackSwanSundays at Raven Tower
Bring a mat, towel, water, and friends! Start your Sunday Funday right with a fun all-levels yoga class under the open sky! Learn more here.
Brené Brown’s The Marble Jar: First Ever Pop-Up Shop!
The Marble Jar is an online store that offers meaningful, wholehearted products based on the work of Brené Brown. It brings together teachings from Brené’s research, art, and giving in support of our mission to “make the world a braver place.” Learn more here.
The Reel Chill Sweet Lounge
Eat some cupcakes, stuffed cups, and cookies from Crumbville, TX and buy some vinyl while listening to DJ Reel Chill! I hear there’ll also be other local vendors on hand as well! Learn more here.
Conversation with Somini Sengupta and Nishant Pandey
An exclusive evening of conversations with accalimed author and New York Times journalist, Somini Sengupta, and AIF Country Director, Nishant Pandey. Somini will discuss her book “The End of Karma: Hope and Fury among India’s Young”. Nishant will share his experiences on the ground as the head of AIF India. Please RSVP to Houston@aif.org. Learn more here.