Check back often as our Houston African American Events calendar is constantly updated with events occurring in and around the Houston, TX area. These events include Comedy Shows, Church events, Community Events, Parties, Fashion Shows, Fundraisers, Out-of-Town Trips and Getaways, Poetry & Spoken Word, Seminars & Workshops, Black Events and more!!!

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Feb
28
Wed
Raw Houston Presents Envision @ STEREO LIVE
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Raw Houston Presents Envision @ STEREO LIVE

Every other month, RAW Directors in cities across the world hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in visual art, fashion design, film,music, performance art, hair & makeup artistry, and photography through local eclectic RAW events. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity.

What can you expect when attending a RAW Showcase? You’ll experience an independent film screening (usually a short, webisode or music video), a pop-up gallery featuring several independent visual artists and photographers, fashion shows from up-and-coming local designers, live musical performances, vendor booths featuring local artisans and accessories designers, and live performance art. You’ll get a little taste of everything. Combine all this creativity with drinks, fun, and good company!

Mar
1
Thu
AfriROCK Thursdays @ 3300 Chimney Rock Rd
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Afrobeats dance classes for all levels, a fun and energetic way to learn a fuse of hip-hop and African street dances, all while keeping your body in shape and or sharpen your dance skills!

Mar
11
Sun
Soul Food Sunday Funday @ AvantGarden
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

One thing we know for sure, Houston loves brunches and day parties. Just in time for Spring, there’s finally a brunch just for the seasoned soul in all of us! March 11 come out and jam to your favorite Blues, Jazz, Zydeco, Soul, and R&B music. Sunday is a day for good music and good food to feed your soul! We got just what you need! Come and get your Soul Food!

Menu

Vegetables & Sides

Vegan Collard Greens (available on request)
Traditional Collard Greens with Turkey Necks and Hammocks
Seasoned Rice
Vegan Red Beans & Rice (available on request)
Traditional Red Beans & Rice with Andouille Sausage
Traditional Mac & Cheese
Scrambled Eggs

Meats

Southern Fried Chicken Wings
Jerk Chicken Wings
Baked Chicken Wings
Smothered Pork Chops
Pork Sausage
Turkey Sausage (available upon request)

Breads

Belgian Waffles
Traditional Corn Bread Muffins
Almond Milk Vegan Cornbread Muffins (available on request)

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

21+

Who can attend and what type of crowd to expect?

Anyone who meets the age and ID Requirements. Expect all races, genders, sexual orientations with a noticeable presence of queer women of color. Basically, anyone who enjoys Brunch n Hip Hop!

What time do doors open?

Doors open and the event starts at 2 pm.

What is the attire?

Casual

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Some Venue Parking is FREE
Valet Gratuity of $10 is appreciated
Street Parking where permissible is FREE (Be cautious of  “No Parking Zones”)
Uber
Lyft
Metro transit stops near venue

What can I bring into the event?

No outside food or drink allowed.  There is a CASH bar for beverage purchases.  Bar accepts credit cards.

What if I can’t attend the event?

All sales are final and there are no refunds.  You may resell or transfer your tickets to someone else.  From time to time, organizers may even assist you in selling your tickets, but organizers are under no obligation to assist and may decline to help.  Your attendance is your sole responsibility.

What are the seating arrangements?

Pick your seats at the time of purchase.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email contact@WeAreLOC.com or text (832) 385-8777

What’s the refund policy?

All sales are final and there are no refunds.

Mar
24
Sat
Second Annual Black Girls Rock Social/Mixer
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Black Girls Rock Social/Mixer is a fun networking event to recognize Women of Color who are making a positive impact in their professional careers. We know that ALL girls ROCK but this platform is to recognize women of color making a positive difference. We believe if women celebrate their success with others like themselves that are leaders, educated, with positive identities, this will self-build their esteem and worth.

This mixer will include light bites/appetizers. Great music from some of Houston female performers. Vendors will also be onsite in addition we will have the best-filled gift bags for 120 attendees ONLY.

Come out and Rock: The Goal=Fun
Dress Code-Fashionable

Artist requesting to perform please email RBPERFORMERS1@GMAIL.COM (ONLY FEMALE ARTIST)
Register to be a vendor, Vendor table $75 FOR THE FIRST 3 VENDORS. AFTER $100 PER VENDOR VENDOR SPACES FILL QUICKLY. Please visit www.rbevents.eventbrite.com and select purchase tickets for more detailed information.

If you would like information on adding your items to our BGR Slay Bags please EMAIL RELEASE@RELEASETHEBEAST.INFO

Mar
28
Wed
Houston Black Film Festival @ The Montrose Center
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The festival runs from March 27 through March 31st 2018! On Day TWO of the festival, March 28th 2017, come out and enjoy FREE MOVIE SCREENINGS, and panels at the Montrose Centerduring the HBFF Community Outreach Day! Win door prizes, and passes for additional festival access.

Looking to connect with other attendees, panelist, filmmakers and producers from other cities? Want to know who else is attending? Make sure you DOWNLOAD OUR APP NOW so that you can pre plan your meetings with other attendees from across the globe. Set up your profile so that others in the FILM INDUSTRY can FIND You, and your projects and request an INDUSTRY NETWORKING meeting with you.

BUY INTRODUCTORY PRICED PASSES/TICKETS NOW! By using the APP you will receive a discount on transaction fees when you register for the Live Film Screenings, Panels, Workshops, Producer chats, Pitch Sessions, Pitch Workshops, Script to Screen Workshop, Script coverage/feedback, Table reads, Book signings and more.

VENDOR opportunities available

VOLUNTEER opportunities available

Apr
3
Tue
100 Black Men, 100 Stories III: Slavery Stories @ Brazos Bookstore
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston is hosting the third “100 Black Men, 100 Stories” book event. The theme will be “Slavery Stories” featuring books by writers that focus on American slavery. There will be a discussion and Q & A, and authors will also sign purchased copies of their books. A percentage of any proceeds will go towards our community programs. The event is free but there will be limited ticket availability, so register early to reserve your spot!

Apr
7
Sat
Silver Street Presents Houston Mac & Cheese Festival @ Silver Street
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Silver Street presents Houston Mac + Cheese Festival!

40 of Houston’s best restaurants will serve samples of their creative take on your favorite creamy snack, paired with libations, live music, local vendors, art and engaging activities.

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW. DON’T MISS OUT!

VIP includes: Skip the lines with event entry 1 hour earlier than General Admission (entry at 12pm), VIP lounge access, Unlimited food+drink samples and vote for People’s Choice Best Mac+Cheese.

General Admission includes: Unlimited food samples, drink tickets, and vote for People’s Choice Best Mac+Cheese.

Note: Attendees must be over 12 years old.

This Must-Attend event of the year benefits the Washington Avenue Arts District, a state recognized cultural district in Houston home to over 300 studios of artists and creative entrepreneurs, as well as vast amounts of exhibition and event space.

Apr
18
Wed
HOUSTON FASHION WEEK® Presents “Shades of Diversity” FASHION SHOW 2018
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Houston Fashion Week® Presents:

“Shades of DIVERSITY Fashion Show in collaboration with Texas Model Management – New York –

Join us on Wednesday, April 11th. 2018.

For a new edition of one of the most important fashion events of the year
in the space city.
A selection of fashion designers from Houston, TX. All across Texas, and the world.
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: THE JUNGLE
The new trends for the year 2018 in advance at the new fashion capital of the world.
with Live Music, Piano and Electric Sounds.
Experience the upscale side of Downtown, Houston and come party with Houston’s finest!

Many local businesses are donating great items in which guests can bid on in our internet silent auction to help raise money for the Fashion Week Fund in support of the Arts with a focus on fashion design.

Donate: If you are interested in donating directly to the Fashion Week Fund in support of local fashion designers participation, please send us an email to info@houstonfashionweek.com

VIP Reception at 6:00PM
General Entrance 6:30PM
21 & up

Dress Code: JUNGLE CHIC

May
2
Wed
National Black Film Festival @ Houston Museum of African American Culture
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – May 5 @ 10:00 pm

In 2017 The National Black Film Festival (NBFF) brought Hollywood to H-Town. In 2018 we are doing it for the culture. NBFF is giving your stories the platform they deserve! The NBFF acts as a bridge to connect industries professionals with the latest up and coming filmmakers all together with 4 days of education, empowerment, and entertainment. The NBFF was founded by film producer J.O. Malone with an initiative to build an enlightening platform for future filmmakers and actors. Another primary goal of the NBFF is to stimulate the production of more high-quality films in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area-mapping the city as a major cinematic outlet. Come mix and mingle with the industries elite, learn trade secrets and build those essential relationships that will take your filmmaking to the next level.

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