10 Lit Events for Black Folks in LA!


It's a great week to be Black in LA!
From Kendrick & SZA to poppin' day parties,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Top Dawg Entertainment:
The Championship Tour


Thurs. May 10 | 7:30PM | $60+
The Forum

TDE is shutting down The Forum tonight! Come see The Championship Tour Kendrick Lamar, SZA,
ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, and    Lance Skiiiwalker do their thang!

For tickets, click here.

Leimert Park Friday Night Block Party


Fri. May 11 | 6PM | FREE
Leimert Park Village | 43rd & Degnan

LA! Get ready to do it again at the Leimert Block Partaay!
Billionaire Burger Boyz and Happy Ice LA are bringing the heat with a bunch of our fave food trucks. You don't want to miss this. 

For more info, click here.

The Art Of Storytellin': Outkast Tribute Party


Fri. May 11 | 9PM | $10
1822 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

This one's for the lovas! Los Angeles once again pays homage to Outkast, one of the greatest hip-hop duos of all time, at The Art of Storytellin' at The Echo.

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April Bey: Made in Space | Opening & Artist Reception


Sat. May 12 | 6PM-12AM | FREE
Band of Vices | 5376 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016

Come celebrate the opening of the Band of Vices Gallery and check out April Bey's latest exhibit, Made In Space which explores female afrofuturistic millennial entrepreneurialism via social media and the Internet. 

For more info, click here.

Afro GoGo: The African Fiesta


Sat. May 12 | 10PM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 11PM
Union | 467 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Come get your life at Afro GoGo! Zongo Zongo Sound System (ZZSS) will be killing the dance floor with an African eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary sounds.

For more info, click here.

Wahala Summer Day Party


Sun. May 13 | 2PM-9PM | FREE w/ RSVP
Don Chente DTLA | 1248 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Join the Wahala Boys and Amplify Africa as they kick-start the Wahala Summer Series!
Get ready for the time of your life with music from Major League, Pages and Tomi Tribe.

For tickets, click here.

SoulfulofNoise @ The Blind Barber


Wed. May 16 | 7PM | FREE
Blind Barber | 10797 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232

SoulfulofNoise has partnered with the AirBnb ExperienceKarma Tequila, & The Blind Barber to bring you our brand new monthly residency. Enjoy a great concert delivered by some of the most talented independent artists in Southern California.  

For more info, click here

Urban Tech Connect


Thurs. May 17 | 9AM-5PM | $50+
Nate Holden Performing Arts Center | 4708 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

Calling all business minded professionals, founders, and students in LA! UrbanTech Connect is the premier conference for the next generation of tech entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, create and receive counsel. It’s a day of empowerment. It’s a way to get plugged in. And it’s an opportunity to show the world that it’s all right here.

Use CODE: BBUTC50 to get 50% off your ticket, courtesy of Black Book LA!

We'll be giving away 3 free tickets, so follow us on IG @blackbookla_ & stay tuned!

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Save the Date: Afro Ball


Sat. May 19 | 6PM-10PM | $70+
Los Angeles Theater Center | 514 S Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

Amplify Africa cordially invites you to the inaugural Afro Ball.
Come out in your finest regalia as we celebrate African Excellence in Entertainment, Media, Technology, Business and Healthcare with Special Guest Congresswoman Karen Bass, Yvonne Orji, Jidenna, and a host of other honorees and celebrities.

For tickets, click here.

Encounter Camp


June 8-10, 2018
Pali Retreat Center | Running Springs, CA 92382

Looking to live your best life? Join Encounter for a three day weekend in the mountains with a select group of entrepreneurs, risk takers and innovators from around the country.  Whether you're launching a new product, looking for genuine connections or wanting to take yourself to a higher level, you'll be spending a weekend with likeminded professionals who feel the same way. 

For more info, click here.

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