10 Events of Black Excellence this Week in LA!


In search of a good time?
From Flying Lotus to dope art shows,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Artwalk Night Market


Thurs. Oct. 12 | 6PM | FREE
399 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

Calling all art lovers! Tonight and every 2nd Thursday of the month! Start your Artwalk on the corner of 4th and Spring with the best food trucks and LA Street Artists! 

For more info, click here.

Rent Control & Tenants' Rights Workshop // Inglewood


Thurs. Oct. 12 | 6PM | FREE
Chuco’s Justice Center | 1137 E Redondo Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90302

Join the fight to keep Inglewood from turning into "I-Wood" and get active in the campaign for rent control! Come learn what rights you have as a renter, how to protect yourself, and shape the city's future.

For more info, click here.

... Also, if your looking for an apartment/sub-lease, click here.

Shook Black PoC Halloween Fest


Fri. Oct. 13 | 5PM | FREE
 Sugar Shack | 4402 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

This Friday the 13th, come out for a free, two-part, Black and PoC Halloween Party at the Sugar Shack.  Watch "Get Out" and dance the night away

To RSVP, click here.

The Diaspora Immigration Rights Forum


Sat. Oct. 14 | 11AM | FREE
3320 W Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90018

Black migrants and allies in the LA area are invited to an Immigration Rights Forum. This event will provide a safe space for Black immigrants and allies to discuss paths to citizenship, the RAISE Act, rescission of DACA, and sanctuary cities. 

For more info, click here.



Sat. Oct. 14 | 2PM | $15
618 Spring Street LA, CA

Live it up this Sunday at #ThankYouLA: Homecoming Edition. Come dressed in your college attire to this brunch series that celebrates Los Angeles and all it has to offer. Come give thanks and enjoy mimosas, and great musical vibes.

For tickets, click here.

Voices from Leimert Park Redux Book Launch


Sat. Oct. 14 | 3PM | FREE
3341 West 43rd Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90008

Come together to celebrate the first book launch from TSEHAI's imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press: Voices from Leimert Park Redux: A Los Angeles Poetry Anthology. TSEHAI’s 20th anniversary and its 10th anniversary at LMU, along with the advent of the Harriet Tubman Press will also be celebrated.

For more info, click here.



Sat. Oct. 14 | 7PM | $5
Comfort LA | 1110 E 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Looking for an alternative vibe? Come thru to ReVIVE, an intimate environment where creatives can meet, deeply converse and rejuvenate. 

Flying Lotus in 3D + Thundercat - RBMA L.A.


Sat. Oct. 14 | 8PM-11PM | $50+
Hollywood Forever | 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038

Flying Lotus, In 3D, and Thundercat are shutting it down this Saturday. 
Gather the crew and get your entire life at Hollywood Forever.

For tickets, click here.



Sun. Oct. 15 | 2PM-4PM | $10+
 8030 W 3rd St #3/4, Los Angeles, CA 90048

 This Sunday, AFROHAUS Brunch brings you to a hidden garden to enjoy a musical voyage across the human diaspora by some of LA's most talented and respected artists in the Afrobeats community. Featuring both acoustic and hi energy performances, poetry and dance from diverse cultures the concert offers electrifying sonic journeys, equal parts scripted and unscripted, full of diverse voices. 

To RSVP, click here.

Screening: Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992 with John Ridley


Tues. Oct. 17 | 7PM-10PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90007

Join CAAM for a screening of Let it Fall, a documentary about LA in the decade leading to the 1992 Uprisings, followed by a conversation with John Ridley.

For more info, click here.

Business Pitch Competition


Thurs. Oct. 19 | 6:30PM-10:30PM | FREE
Sip & Sonder | 108 S. Market St. Inglewood, CA, 90301

The Los Angeles Black Investors Club is sponsoring a business pitch competition next Thursday. Finalists will have an opportunity to pitch their business plans in front of an esteemed panel of judges and qualify for several prizes.

For more info, click here.

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