Houston Events for January 2019

Here’s my curated list of Houston events for the entire month of January! Are you subscribed to my newsletter? As always, I hope to see you out in the city!

Happy New Year! I’ve added a feature where if you click the event titles you can add events to your own calendar. Let me know if it’s useful!

I may update this post as the month goes on but for now you’ll find plenty to get into. including happy hours! Check out the embedded calendar from Merlex Picks for details on each event.

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My friends over at Solcieti whose events I steal all the time for my newsletter. Check them out!

Did you see my latest post on creative date ideas? How about the one on upcoming concerts for the quarter? Get your tickets now before they sell out!

Screen on the Green: Justice League
Thursday, January 3, 2019
facebook.com/events/558869767919779/

Workshops with Okwui Okpokwasili
Sunday, January 6, 2019
glasstire.com/2019/01/01/macarthur-fellow-okwui-okpokwasili-is-coming-to-houston-and-wants-you-to-sing-a-public-song-with-her/

HIP HOP ANONYMOUS: Hip Hop Dance Party
Friday, January 4, 2019
thesecretgrouphtx.com/event/1795480-hip-hop-anonymous-hip-hop-houston/

The Outkast Bike & Brunch | Holman Draft Hall
Saturday, January 5, 2019
facebook.com/events/369169790495454/

the USA Yoga 2019 Southwest Regional Championship
Saturday, January 5, 2019
matchouston.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0F6100000IT9MnEAL

Open Studio | Future IDs
Saturday, January 5, 2019
facebook.com/events/1057651907776787/

TCAALH Black Communities Tour
Saturday, January 5, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/tcaalh-black-communities-tour-tickets-53612919686

My Spanglish Hip Hop Story (Houston)
Saturday, January 5, 2019
matchouston.org/events/2018/my-spanglish-hip-hop-story

Hip Hop Vintage Flea Market #HHVFM
Sunday, January 6, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/hip-hop-vintage-flea-market-hhvfm-tickets-36765535707

Comedian Jeremy Piven
Sunday, January 6, 2019
improvhouston.com/ShowDetails/096cf4da-37c5-4067-a80a-b65e5eda5920/60406d25-ab2d-4d39-aa1b-50dccdb8ae37/Jeremy_Piven/Houston_Improv

Borderless: Conversations on Art, Action, and Justice
Thursday, January 10, 2019
brazosbookstore.com/event/borderless-conversations-art-action-and-justice

Bank of America Screen on the Green: Ready Player One
Thursday, January 10, 2019
facebook.com/events/810115862758302/

Artist Talk – Cassils: SOLUTIONS
Thursday, January 10, 2019
stationmuseum.com/?p=3724

Fade to Black Reading Series
Monday, January 14, 2019
matchouston.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S61000008Gn90EAC

Stay Tooned! A Tribute to 90’s Cartoons
Friday, January 11, 2019
facebook.com/events/507923583060151/

In Conversation with JooYoung Choi
Saturday, January 12, 2019
facebook.com/events/1935255736581872/

ColorComm Houston Presents The Next Level: Energize Your Career in 2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/colorcomm-houston-presents-the-next-level-energize-your-career-in-2019-tickets-53377419298

Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Training
Saturday, January 12, 2019
facebook.com/events/294344594722458/

Queer(ing) the Canon: Queer Figure Drawing Session
Saturday, January 12, 2019
facebook.com/events/770302246639570/

City of Houston Certification Workshop
Saturday, January 12, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/city-of-houston-certification-workshop-tickets-54232448714

Wine Class: Madiera 102
Saturday, January 12, 2019
facebook.com/events/1867755043300217/

Kevin Hart
Saturday, January 12, 2019
houstontoyotacenter.com/events/detail/kevinhart-2019

Inprint Claudia Rankine Reading
Monday, January 14, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/inprint-claudia-rankine-reading-tickets-52497643866?aff=eand

The Book of Mormon opens through January 20
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
thehobbycenter.org/?q=node/2235

Annual MLK Birthday Celebration
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
rothkochapel.org/experience/events/register/1558

Art Behind Walls January Reception
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
facebook.com/events/218246395739120/

Demystifying the Data Scientists’ Hiring Process | Flatiron School Houston
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/demystifying-the-data-scientists-hiring-process-flatiron-school-houston-tickets-53815497602

The Connect Book Club
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/the-connect-book-club-tickets-53818875706

Criminal Justice Reform Symposium
Thursday, January 17, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/criminal-justice-reform-symposium-tickets-52690527787

Katherine Tsanoff Brown Lecture Series: Cécile Fromont
Thursday, January 17, 2019
facebook.com/events/728789487484869/

Comedian Jay Pharoah
Monday, January 21, 2019
improvhouston.com/ShowDetails/40f1dfeb-db41-48b2-9bce-1ebd52eea479/60406d25-ab2d-4d39-aa1b-50dccdb8ae37/Jay_Pharoah/Houston_Improv

Opening Reception | Cheryl Donegan: GRLZ + VEILS
Friday, January 18, 2019
facebook.com/events/302310920358758/

Boyz II Men & Houston Symphony
Friday, January 18, 2019
houstonsymphony.org/tickets/concerts/boyz-ii-men-with-the-houston-symphony/

The Bike & Brunch Series
Saturday, January 19, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/the-bike-brunch-series-tickets-53355371352

10″ x 10″ Art Show – 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
facebook.com/events/323778001743657/

The 14th Annual “Consequences of Love” Art Exhibit & Show
Saturday, January 19, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/the-14th-annual-consequences-of-love-art-exhibit-show-tickets-50583395297?aff=eand

Reading: Chigozie Obioma – AN ORCHESTRA OF MINORITIES
Saturday, January 19, 2019
brazosbookstore.com/event/chigozie-obioma-orchestra-minorities

Concert: Jazzmeia Horn
Saturday, January 19, 2019
dacamera.com/?event=jazzmeia-horn-septet&event_date=2019-01-19

31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Breakfast
Monday, January 21, 2019
ghfrontiers.com/mlk-scholarship-breakfast.html

41st Annual MLK Day Parade
Monday, January 21, 2019
blackheritagesociety.org/

Film Screening: Life & Nothing More
Monday, January 21, 2019
mfah.org/calendar/life-nothing-more

Gator Grit featuring Tibor Nagy, Jr., Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/gator-grit-featuring-tibor-nagy-jr-assistant-secretary-bureau-of-african-affairs-tickets-53866359732

Houston Startup Demo Day
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/houston-startup-demo-day-tickets-53442933252

Concert: Toro y Moi, Wet
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
wl.seetickets.us/event/Toro-y-Moi-Wet/372369?afflky=WhiteOakMusicHall

MLK Commemorative Celebration with Nikki Giovanni
Thursday, January 24, 2019
uh.edu/mlk/

Connecting through Comedy: A Conversation with Aasif Mandvi
Thursday, January 24, 2019
facebook.com/events/291724938129335/

84th Annual Meeting of the Greater Houston Black Chamber
Thursday, January 24, 2019
eventbrite.com/e/84th-annual-meeting-of-the-ghbc-tickets-53260573810

Reading: Wayétu Moore – SHE WOULD BE KING
Thursday, January 24, 2019
brazosbookstore.com/event/way%C3%A9tu-moore-she-would-be-king

Iconoclast Sessions ft. Leslie Contreras Schwartz & Xach Blunt
Thursday, January 24, 2019
facebook.com/events/698778977156822/

Bank of America Screen on the Green: Jurassic World
Thursday, January 24, 2019
facebook.com/events/288765741971182/

Too Heavy for Your Pocket opens through February 24
Thursday, January 24, 2019
ensemblehouston.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S0f00000Wm9nSEAR

Play Opening: Too Heavy for Your Pocket through February 24
Friday, January 25, 2019
ensemblehouston.com/season/seasonlineup.html

Panel Discussion: How to Start (or Restart) a Writing Project
Friday, January 25, 2019
facebook.com/events/275512486651354/

Public Opening of Contemporary Focus: Trenton Doyle Hancock
Friday, January 25, 2019
facebook.com/events/343629349765759/

Casino Couture: The Black Edition
Saturday, January 26, 2019
facebook.com/events/529750820769155/

The Colony Summit for Writers of Color
Saturday, January 26, 2019
facebook.com/events/1083990778424799/

Reading: Ha Jin – THE BANISHED IMMORTAL
Saturday, January 26, 2019
brazosbookstore.com/event/ha-jin-banished-immortal

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas
Sunday, January 27, 2019
facebook.com/events/1934661506828317/

2019: Toni Braxton: As Long As I Live Tour: Sugar Land, TX.
Sunday, January 27, 2019
www1.ticketmaster.com/toni-braxton-with-special-guests-swv-sugar-land-texas-01-27-2019/event/3A005542AE002EE0

Reading: Novuyo Rosa Tshuma – HOUSE OF STONE
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
brazosbookstore.com/event/novuyo-rosa-tshuma-house-stone

Station 3.0 Anniversary & Launch Party
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
facebook.com/events/331835090982706/

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