Events in Houston, January 2016 edition

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At Hispanic Houston we strive to provide you with a list of ongoing events and entertainment options. Here’s what’s going on in January 2016. Please check with the venue for information on tickets.

EXHIBITS

Exhibit “Los Desaparecidos” on view at The Mariago Collective from Friday, November 13, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016. This exhibit is being held at The Mariago Collective, located at 1707 Waugh Drive, Houston, Texas 77006.

Exhibit “Los Trompos” on view at Discovery Green from Saturday, November 14, 2015 to Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Discovery Green is located at 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.

Exhibit “Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America” on view Sunday, November 22, 2015 to Sunday, February 28, 2016. This exhibit is displayed at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, located at 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005.

Exhibit “La Virgin De Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas” from Friday, December 11, 2015 to Monday, September 5, 2016. This exhibit is being held at Houston Museum of Natural Science, located at 5555 Hermann Park Dr., Houston,Texas 77030.

“Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America” gallery tours in January 2016. This exhibit is on display in Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, located at 1001 Bissonnet St., Houston, TX 77005.

Photo Exhibit “Taquerías of Southmost” on view January 15 to March 4, 2016. This exhibit will be held at MECA Houston, located at 1900 Kane St., Houston, TX 77007.

Exhibit “Satellite” featuring artists Almendra Castillo, Cinthia Gomez and Yma Luis. On view Friday, January 22, 2016-Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Lawndale Art Center, located at 4912 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002.

Exhibit “Alkanzíyya” on view Friday, January 22, 2016-Saturday, February 27, 2016. This exhibit can be seen at Lawndale Art Center, located at 4912 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Exhibit “Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy” on view Wednesday, January 27, 2016–Saturday, March 5, 2016 at The Heritage Society Museum Gallery, located at
1100 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002.

Exhibit “The Boom-Boom Room” Explicitly Chingona VI on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7pm. This event will be held at East End Studio Gallery, located at 708C Telephone Rd., Houston, Texas 77023.

ONGOING

2015 Magical Winter Lights at Sam Houston Race Park on November 20, 2015 to January 10, 2016. Sam Houston Race Park is located at 7575 North Sam Houston Parkway West, Houston, TX 77064.

The Ice at Discovery Green (ice skating) from Tuesday, November 24, 2015 to early February 2016. Discovery Green is located at 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.

EVENTS BY DATE

Washington Avenue Arts District presents SITE Houston on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 5 pm. This exhibit is held at Silos on Sawyer studio development, located at 1520 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007.

NHPO Annual Membership Drive and Networking Event on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 6 pm. This event will take place at Downtown Aquarium, located at 410 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002.

Washington Avenue Arts District presents SITE Houston on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 5 pm. This exhibit is held at Silos on Sawyer studio development, located at 1520 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007.

Cheap Skate Night at Discovery Green on Monday, January 11, 2016. Discovery Green is located at 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.

Photo Exhibit, “Taquerías of Southmost” on view January 15 to March 4, 2016. This exhibit will be held at MECA Houston, located at 1900 Kane St., Houston, TX 77007.

10th Annual MLK Youth Parade on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 12 pm. This parade originates in Midtown at San Jacinto St & Elgin Street.

Washington Avenue Arts District presents SITE Houston on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 5 pm. This exhibit is held at Silos on Sawyer studio development, located at 1520 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007.

15th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 4 pm. This event will take place at Rice Stadium, located at 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005.

MLK Grande Parade 2016 on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10 am. This parade originates in Midtown at San Jacinto St & Elgin Street.

Get free food and produce through Mobile Food Pantry on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 8 am to 12 pm. This event will be held at AAMA – Clifton Street, located at 204 Clifton St., Houston, TX 77011.

Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA) Volunteer Orientation on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 6 pm. AAMA is located at 6001 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77023.

Café con AAMA (Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans) on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:30 am. This event will be held at the AAMA Learning Center, on the Third Floor – Board Room, located at 6001 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77023.

Discovery Green screening of “Rocky” on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7 pm. Discovery Green is located at 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.

Margarita Madness! Celebrating La Quinceañera benefiting Houston Center for Contemporary Craft on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7 pm. This event will be held at 4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002.

24th Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm. This event will be held at River Oaks Country Club, located at 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, TX 77019.

Opening Reception for MECA Photo Exhibit “Taquerías of Southmost” on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 6 pm. This event takes place at MECA, located at 1900 Kane Street, Houston, Texas 77007.

2016 Lunar New Year Celebration at the Houston Public Library’s Walter Neighborhood Library on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 1 pm. Walter Neighborhood Library is located at 7660 Clarewood Dr., Houston, Texas 77036.

Go Tejano Committee 32nd Annual Scholarship Gala on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 7 pm. This event will be held at Arabia Shrine Center, 10510 Harwin Drive, Houston, TX 77036.

Washington Avenue Arts District presents SITE Houston on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 5 pm. This exhibit is held at Silos on Sawyer studio development, located at 1520 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007.

Documentary “In Jackson Heights” on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Located at 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77005.

Cheap Skate Night at Discovery Green on Monday, January 25, 2016. Discovery Green is located at 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010.

Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Networking & Business Development on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:30 am. This event will take place at Federal Reserve Bank – Houston Branch, located at 1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019.

2016 Houston Auto Show on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 to Friday, January 29, 2016. This will be held at 1 Reliant Park, Houston, TX 77054.

Mardi Gras! Galveston Parades on January 29 to February 9, 2016.

Museum Experience Day on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from at 11 am to 6 pm at Rothko Chapel, Menil Collection, and Houston Center For Photography.

Chinese New Year at The Woodlands Children’s Museum on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 10 am to 2 pm. The museum is located at 4775 W Panther Creek Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77381.

Houston Press 8th Annual Artopia on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8 pm. This event will take place at 2101 Winter Street, Houston, TX 77007.

Washington Avenue Arts District presents SITE Houston on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 5 pm. This exhibit is held at Silos on Sawyer studio development, located at 1520 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007.

Documentary “In Jackson Heights” on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Located at 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77005.

Family Day at Mardi Gras! Galveston on Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Asia Society Texas Center Artist Talk with Palden Weinreb on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 2 pm. The center is located at 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004.

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