Houston Events: November 15 – 19

Here are this week’s cultural, music, and entrepreneurship events around Houston! Subscribe to my emails here to get these messages directly in your inbox.

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The Crunk Feminist Discussion at the National Women’s Conference at UH

COME AND TAKE IT COMEDY TAKEOVER
Thursday, November 15, 2017 – Sunday, November 17, 2017
The Come and Take it Comedy Festival began in 2015, bringing together Texas’s best local comics and mixing them together with world renowned comedians. It is Houston’s first Multi-Day comedy festival of its kind. Learn more HERE.

BLACK BUDDHA CREATIVE AGENCY POP UP EVENT
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Learn about art collecting, purchase limited edition prints and original works, and meet some of Houston’s best artists. Learn more HERE.

YOUSEELOGIC WEBSITE LAUNCH PARTY
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join sex educator Dr. UC as she launches her YouSeeLogic, LLC website on November 16th at The Flat // featuring DJ Keva. Stay tuned for the http://www.youseelogic.com/ website’s new look! Learn more HERE.

ONE HOUSTON HISD SCHOOL BOARD RUNOFF FORUM
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for an evening with the candidates in the HISD School Board runoff elections to learn about where they stand on issues directly impacting HISD students. We will be asking the candidates to commit to supporting our immigrant, refugee, undocumented students, families and colleagues. Learn more HERE.

PUPUSA LAB @ AXELRAD
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
A new spin on the staple Salvadorian dish. The menu includes korean brisket, lamb, and zucchini pupusas with various sauces and tres leches cupcakes. Learn more HERE.

JACOB BANKS AT BRONZE PEACOCK ROOM, HOUSE OF BLUES WITH VERA BLUE
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
He’s big everywhere but America and his opener is very good. Go to this show; you won’t get to see him this cheap again. $15. Learn more HERE.

WINTER HOLIDAY ART MARKET (WHAM)
Friday, November 15, 2017 – Sunday, November 17, 2017
This year, WHAM will bring together 60+ of Houston’s most talented local artists and kick off the holiday season with a weekend-long bash–complete with complimentary beverages and live entertainment for the whole family. It begins with a $15 preview and ugly sweater party on Friday but the weekend market is free! Learn more HERE.

HARVEST THE BLOCK 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of Food, Music and Culture at Peggy Park! This year the festival will feature carnival games, a newly designed Farmers Market, and Live Music. Your day will be filled with good food and some of the Fall’s best drinks. Free in advance! Learn more HERE.

HOUSTONIA’S BURGER BASH 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
15+ restaurants, new and old will return to face off, vying to take home the title of Houston’s Best Burger. From luxury to down-home, carb-conscious to veggie-friendly, we guarantee to serve a favorite for everyone. $40 in advance includes food and drinks. Learn more HERE.

CHYNNA ROGERS AT WALTER’S
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
This young Philly rapper and model is following in A$AP Mob’s footsteps and making solid music. If you’re into rap you should check this out. $14. Learn more HERE.

HOUSTON NEO SOUL SESSIONS 5
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
This monthly? event features Houston musicians Les Lockheart, Cliff Gordon, & Philippe Edison followed by an open jam session & guest electronic beat sets. The first set kicks off at 9:30PM and it’ll be dope. Learn more HERE.

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