The Hobby School Civitas Project presents this award-winning HBO Documentary on the story of Breaion King, a 26 year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, who is stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalates into a dramatic arrest.
Please join us as we celebrate our National and Local Peacemaker Award Recipients!
Our National Peacemaker Award will be awarded to Chuck Collins, author and co-founder of Wealth for Common Good. Our Local Peacemaker Award recipients are Dr. Gerald Horne, Children’s Prison Arts Project, and the Houston chapter of United We Dream.
Mahatma Gandhi, apostle of peace and non-violence, demonstrated to the world the effectiveness of non-violent means for bringing about profound social changes and lasting peace.
Mahatma Gandhi Library is pleased to announce the Kick-off event of the yearlong celebration of Gandhi Sesquicentennial (150th birthday) which falls on October 2, 2019!
This fun, FREE event is part theater, part auction – and all help for hurricane victims. You’ll laugh, you’ll feel hope, you’ll experience the world class comedy of Ted & Co TheaterWorks…
Come prepared to laugh out loud, to bid on auction items (part of the performance), and to lend your support to a cause close to all our hearts: All funds raised will benefit the work of Mennonite Disaster Service restoring homes and hope for those affected by natural disaster. MDS is currently working in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, helping those affected by the 2017 hurricanes.
We hope you can join us for this benefit for Houston Peace Camp, a day camp for kids that fosters an understanding of peace, justice, and environmental awareness.
All proceeds go toward helping this very special program.
2018 marks 40 Years of Pride in the city of Houston. Join us in Downtown Houston where our very own “Stonewall” occurred in 1977 as thousands protested against Anita Bryant’s anti-gay campaign.
This event is ADMISSION FREE and open to the public to attend/watch and open to the public (no age limit). No tickets are necessary except for the VIP Parade area. There are no tickets necessary for general admission.
For VIP Parade Tickets: pridehouston.org/vip
The Houston Pride Festival® and Houston Pride Parade® are at the center of the Celebration with an attendance of over 700,000 people every year from all over the world. Come and join all of the LGBT Community in celebrating who we are as a people and how much more we still need to FIGHT FOR.
Brew at the Zoo highlights some of the best beers from Texas and surrounding areas. As you sip, you can stroll through parts of the Houston Zoo and check out some of your favorite animals. See special presentations with our elephants, jaguars, sea lions, and more. Step into Kipp Aquarium, Carruth Natural Encounters, and the Reptile & Amphibian House for Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66.
Music and entertainment will delight you as you sample a variety of refreshing beers. Additional beer sample passports will be available for purchase during the night. Plus, enjoy live music by local artists and participate in our special animal-themed Trivia Gone Wild for a chance to win exclusive Zoo prizes! Pub-style grub will also be available for purchase throughout the event.
Come out and join us for the first ever Resistance Carnival. Get ready for Games, Crazy Contests, Photo Booths and our Exclusive Dunk An Activist Tank.
Get to know your fellow resistance fighters better and spend a fun family friendly afternoon getting recharged.
See you under the big top!!!!
The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston and Brazos Bookstore present Sean Penn, discussing his new novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. This is a ticketed event. Doors open at 6:45pm and the event begins at 7:30pm. This event will take place at The Ballroom at Bayou Place. There will be a cash bar.
From legendary film icon Penn comes a scorching, darkly funny novel about Bob Honey—a modern American man, entrepreneur, and part-time assassin. Tickets are $27.00 plus tax to admit one person. and include entry for one and a hardcover copy of Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. You must have a ticket in hand or held at Will Call in order to enter. You may pick up your copy of Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff after release date March 27 or at the event on April 4. If you cannot attend the event, please pick up your unclaimed book by two weeks from the event date (April 18). Books will be pre-signed with book plates; there will be NO SIGNING AFTERWARD.
Benefit concert for Houston Peace and Justice Center featuring radical singer songwriter David Rovics, radical rockers Torry Mercer and Deconstruction Crew, along with the cutting edge political stand-up of comedian Rob Mungle. This is an early show at the historical Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar. Doors at 8pm, music at 8:30.