Discovery Discussions

September 13, 2016 - October 11, 2016
Recurring every 2 weeks on Tuesday
1500 McKinney Street | Houston, TX 77010
Times: 7:00 PM

Take part in dynamic conversations with change makers. Special thanks to our partners Saint Arnold Brewing Company and Mid-State Wine. 

September 13
7 pm
Houston has birthed some of the most legendary names in the industry and boasts a thriving local scene. A panel of some of our most influential musicians, producers and visionaries dig into the past, present and future of the Bayou City sound, including Mathew Knowles, CEO of Music World Entertainment; Asli Omar, leader singer of The Tontons; and Mario Rodriguez, co-founder of Wonky Power Records and musician in Bang Bangz and Tax the Wolf. Moderator: Mark Austin, The Convoy Group.

September 27
7 pm
How will homegrown innovation change Houston’s future, and what will it mean for the city’s residents? Featuring David Crossley, president of Houston Tomorrow; Erin Flores of TMCx, a health and medical technology accelerator; Raj Mankad, editor of Cite: The Architecture + Design Review of Houston; and Carolyn Rodz, founder of Circular Board, a virtual accelerator for women entrepreneurs. Moderator: Edel Howlin, Houston Public Media.

October 11
7 pm
Houston has earned a reputation as a foodie heaven for everything from world-class fine dining to barbacoa tacos. How did that happen, and what’s next? A panel of culinary stars delivers the delicious answers, including Marcus Davis of The Breakfast Klub, Reggae Hut and Kulture fame; Robert DelGrande, co-founder of Schiller Del Grande; Rebecca Masson, owner of Fluff Bake Bar and "Top Chef Desserts" alumna; Ryan Pera, chef and co-owner of Coltivare and Revival Market; and Justin Yu, chef and owner of Oxheart. Moderator: Katharine Shilcutt, Houstonia.

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