10 Blickity-Black Things to Do this Week in L.A.!

Valentine's Day may be over, but Black love is still in the air. 
From Grits & Biscuits to Brandy + Maya, we've got everything you need to make your 3-day weekend Blacker than ever!

I Miss the 90's

Thursday, Feb. 16 | 8PM | $16
Coutoure | 1640 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Dream8Seven is back with I Miss The 90s. Sing along to your favorite 90s hits feat. performances by Brooke Aluni, DJ Rod Wade, David Wade, Eric Lyn, and more! 

For more info, click here.

Metro Boomin

Thursday, Feb. 16 | 11PM | $10
The OC Observatory | 3503 S Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92704

Metro Boomin, the producer behind some of our favorite bangers, is shutting down the OC Observatory this Thursday. Come through to see him in action!

For tickets, click here.

Soulquarius Presents: Brandy + Mya

Friday, Feb. 17 | 7PM | $30+
The Novo | 800 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Brandy + Mya are taking us back to the golden age of R&B this Friday at The Novo in Downtown LA. Bring the bae or the squad for a night out on the town.

For tickets, click here.

The Love Affair: Sip. Spin. Socialize.

Friday, Feb. 17 | 9PM-1AM | $14
The Loft at Liz's | 453 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036

Looking to do something new? Come out to The Love Affair - a special experience curated by Dope & Dank. Sip, spin, and socialize while enjoying craft beer, a live DJ, games, and great vibes! Pro-tip: Use promo code BLKBKLA for a discounted ticket rate!

For tickets, click here.


Friday, Feb. 17 | 9PM | $30+
El Rey | 5515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036

The American Dreaaam.
You know what it is. The Dream is coming to the El Rey Theatre just in time for Valentine's Day Weekend. 
You don't want to miss this.

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Grits & Biscuits: A Dirty South Set

Friday, Feb. 17 | 9PM | $20
The Hollywood Palladium | 6215 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

The dopest, most Southern party on this side of the Mississippi is back for a night that's guaranteed to go up. Assemble the crew and come ready to participate in ratchetry of the highest order. Pro-tip: Wear your dancing shoes. 

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The Block: 
Urban Gastronomy Experience Part.2

Saturday, Feb. 18 | 12PM | $5
Animo Inglewood Charter School | 3425 Manchester Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90305

Come thru for a deliciously cultured day with the best urban chefs in LA! From The Trap Kitchen to Grilled Fraiche, some of our favorite food spots will be serving straight heat.

Gear Fest @ USC

Saturday, Feb. 18 | 4PM-10PM | FREE
USC McCarthy Quad

Celebrate Black culture this Sat. at Gearfest, a festival hosted by USC's Black Student Assembly filled with live music, black-owned food trucks, and fun activities! The fest is free and open to anyone 18+ (ID is required). Black Book LA will be in the building! Come hang with us.

For more info, click here.

Taste of Inglewood

Sunday, Feb. 19 | 12PM-6PM | $5
313 N. La Brea Ave. Inglewood, CA 90302

Get your grub on this Sunday at A Taste of Inglewood - a day of food, unity, and fun for the whole family.
Come get a taste of the best food Inglewood has to offer with great people. 

For more info, click here.

Elaine Brown @ CAAM

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 7PM | FREE
California African American Museum | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90007

American prison activist, writer, and former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown is coming to CAAM for an enlightening evening on modern activism. Come through to hear from one of the country’s most prolific voices. 

For more info, click here.

Save the Date:
14th Annual Young African-American Women's Conference

On April 1, the 14th Annual Young African-American Women's Conference is coming to LA! This community based event for middle and high school age girls (12-18 years old) will include workshops, forums, and speakers including Keynote Speaker, Yara Shahidi, Kenya Parham, Sharon Cooper (Sister of Sandra Bland), Jacque Robinson-Baisley (former Councilwoman of the City of Pasadena), and more! Get your tickets early & be sure to let them know #BlackBookLA sent you.

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