To honor the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Chapel will host a public program featuring a short address by civil rights activist and organizer Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., and former Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao. The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Dr. King’s birthday, Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Following the address, award-winning journalist and Channel 13 reporter Melanie Lawson will moderate a conversation exploring the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on Dr. King, especially the importance of non-violence in social change movements. Texas-based musicians Indrajit Banerjee on sitar and Shantilal Shal on tabla will perform from 6:30-7 p.m. before the program begins, and the Phillip Hall Singers will perform Gospel music as the program comes to a close. This program is a pay-what-you-can event with a suggested donation of $20 and includes a reception on the plaza after the program. The Rothko Chapel is located at 3900 Yupon, Houston, 77006.
Mystic Lyon is excited to host the third annual Winter Collection, a Pop Up Art Shop featuring works by Fifth Ward artists and their friends. Prices start at $3 for handmade cards and most paintings are priced between $10 and $200. Cary Reeder's art will also be on view in the window installation space. The art shop will be open one-day-only—Saturday, December 15 from 1-5pm.
Antique dealer, creative, and show participant, Mr. Lee, states: “This is the good stuff. Some people just don't get it though.” The Mystic Lyon invites you to come see for yourself.
ABOUT MYSTIC LYON
Mystic Lyon is an installation art space and social sculpture in Houston's historic Fifth Ward. Installations remain on view in and on the windows 24 hours a day. Additional programming includes pay phone call-ins to the artists, physical and metaphysical happenings, community coffees, and events benefiting neighbor endeavors. It is also the home of the Fifth Ward Badminton Club and a founder and host of the Fifth Ward Chamber of Commerce.
Event Date: Saturday, December 15, 1-5pm
Location: Mystic Lyon, 5017 Lyons Ave., Houston, TX 77020
Contact info: 713-582-1198, email@example.com
Web info: https://www.facebook.com/mysticlyonhtx
A lively discussion about the state of LatinX Arts in and around the city ; actions, activities and artwork being created in the United State’s fourth largest city, Houston. Topics range from street art to arts funding for LatinX arts communities and the future of the city’s artscape.
NYC Creative Agency, Harley & Co. is looking to hire local artists to draw on fake tattoos in their custom Tattoo Parlor activation at ULTA's Beauty 2018 Conference. We would work directly with artists to create the tattoo designs and a 'flash sheet' for guests to pick from at the event.
Vox Culture continues its 2018 Homegrown Initiative addressing the
environment with “Homegrown: Green Innovation.” The advocacy organization hosts
its second event of the year at Eureka Heights Brew Co. on Thursday, March 22nd,
from 6:30PM-9:00PM. This event is in partnership with Houstainable, a local
group seeking to build and enable the platform for clean tech, entrepreneurship
and sustainable capital to thrive in Houston.
Together, both organizations are featuring a select group of
rising Houston startups who build and implement new technologies encouraging
local innovation, while addressing environmental issues impacting Houston. Also
featured will be work created by Houston-based artist Johnathon Espinoza that
delves into the intersection of the arts and green business.
“Homegrown: Green Innovation” is a free public event offering a
chance for guests to directly engage, network and show support to these
businesses, while getting a sneak peak at some of the latest and up-and-coming tech
being developed to minimize negative environmental impact. A brief panel will
also feature experts and founders who will talk about their work and the current
challenges startups face, including innovation in Houston. Topics such as how
creativity and the arts can collaborate with local green technology startups to
further green business and environmental initiatives will also be addressed.
Beer selections from Eureka Heights will also be available for
purchase by guests. Other items such as soft drinks and water will also be
available, while food will be offered for purchase via onsite food trucks.
Entry is free, though space is limited.
Please select and print your ticket to reserve
your spot at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/homegrown-green-innovation-tickets-43040702901?aff=erelexpmlt
updates can be found by visiting the Vox Culture page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voxculturehouston
Inquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vox Culture is a Houston-based advocacy network, whose mission is “to connect our
Houston community to social causes in creative ways.” Through the use of
various art forms, collaborations with artists and bringing everyday people
together, they seek to address numerous forms of poverty and injustice that
affect the city and the world by applying creative solutions through
educational, awareness, and fundraising events and projects.