lit city guide Houston February

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Between your demanding job, distracting social media feeds, and the overall stress of adulting, you may have lost your lit-ness! Don’t worry, Cassius’s monthly LIT CITY GUIDE will put you back in the game.
 
Mardi Gras Mixers & Elixirs
Friday, Friday, February 2, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Can’t fit a trip to New Orleans into your busy schedule? The Houston Museum of Natural Science is hosting an evening full of masquerade masks, a live band, and the city’s best food trucks. So grab your beads and don’t be late! Click here for more info.  
 
Katt Williams Live
Saturday, February 3, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
If you didn’t know, Katt Williams is back like he never left! Following the success of his Netflix special, Katt Williams: Great America, the comedic great is returning to H-Town to make you literally LOL. Click here for more info
 
Bruno Mars Night Light Vibe
Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Calling all Hooligans (aka Bruno Mars fans)! LetsDoThisHouston wants you to ride and vibe out to all of Bruno’s biggest hits. On this new music-themed event, participants will cruise the city streets on Dutch Crusiers equipped with LED multi-color lights. Click here for more info.  
 
It’s Not Me, It’s You – Anti-Valentine’s Art Show
Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Not in the Valentine’s Day spirit, but art speaks to you soul? Join Insomnia Gallery for their Singles Awareness Day opening reception featuring 30+ local artists and photographers. Learn more here.
 
Black Panther: Early Private Screening
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Can’t wait to enter Wakanda? The Young African Professionals – Houston can get you in… early! Plus there will be a red carpet, door prizes, and the opportunity to network with other young Black professionals. Get more info here
 
HPLQ presents Nikki Giovanni
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Famed poet, author, and activist Nikki Giovanni will speak at Cullen Performance Hall on University of Houston’s campus. Copies of her new and critically-acclaimed book, “A Good Cry,” will also be available for purchase. Seating is open and available for first come, first served. Click here for more info.  
 
Pretty Girls Love Trap & Paint
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Looking for the perfect Girls’ Night Out? We got you. Join Flawless Fashionistas Boutique and Mehndi Mama for an evening of painting, trap music, light bites, and shopping from local vendors. Learn more here.  
 
Raheem Devaughn, Ro James, and Demetrica McKinney Live
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
“If it doesn’t feel like 90’s R&B, I don’t want it.” Then lucky for you, we got what you need! Join Leaders of the New School, Raheem, Ro, and Demetrica for an evening of bumping and grinding. Click here for more info.  
 

Cîroc the Night at Grooves of Houston 

Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Your texts are the plug! From Monday, February 12th – Thursday, February, 22nd, H-Town listeners can text keyword “CIROC” to 24042 for their chance to Cîroc the Night at Grooves of Houston with nine of their friends. Charge that phone and don’t miss out! Click here to learn more. 

 

Kasino Royale 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Pull out your all-white (cause you know we love an all-white party) and join the Achievement Through Leadership Foundation & the Missouri City – Sugar Land (TX) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. for their annual scholarship fundraiser. Enjoy an elegant buffet, cocktails, live music, and a chance to win a Porsche for the weekend. Go here for more info.