10 Lit Things to Do this Week in LA!

Black History Month is coming to an end, but we've got the melanin flowin' all year long! From house parties to Colors Comedy, #BlackBookLA has got you covered!

Race & Space in Los Angeles III:
16mm Films from the 1960s-1970s

Thursday, Feb. 23 | 8PM-10PM | FREE
Echo Park Film Center | 1200 N Alvarado St. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Film lovers! Come see five short 16mm films about race and space in LA, focused on African Americans in the city. From classics to new discoveries, enjoy a spontaneous night out!

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Habesha LA Origins

Thursday, Feb. 23 | 9:30PM | FREE b4 10PM w/ RSVP
Los Globos | 3040 W Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Tonight! Habesha LA is back with Origins - a monthly celebration of the Mothaland featuring a live set from DJ Dean and a performance by Desta Dawn. Come rep your heritage and party with good people!

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Past, Present, Future: Black & Brown L.A.

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 1PM-3PM | FREE
Benjamin Franklin Branch - LA Public Library | 2200 E 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90033

Learn about the past, present, and future of black and brown relations in LA. From immigration to Trayvon Martin & Jesse Romero, this dynamic panel aims to shed light on the complex relationship between the Black & Brown community.

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Moving In Love and Unity

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 2PM-6PM | FREE
Kinetic Studio | 3701 W. 54th St, Los Angeles, CA 90043

Join Kinetic Studio for Moving in Love and Unity - a Black History Month Celebration this Sat! Come through for free yoga, dance classes, reiki healing, great fellowship and food from local vendors. Enjoy a wonderful day of celebration of who we are and how far we've come!

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Black Women in Front of & Behind the Camera

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 6PM-8PM | FREE
Las Fotos Project | 2658 Pasadena Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90031

Join Las Fotos Project for a panel + Q&A with four amazing Black women photographers. The conversation will focus on the experiences, challenges, and triumphs of Black women photographers and their relationship to their craft.

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For The Culture: Black History Month Edition

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 9PM-2AM | FREE b4 11PM w/ RSVP | $5
Fais Do Do | 5257 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016

Love Is The Plug is back with the Black History Party you don’t want to miss! They will be spinning sounds from the 60s to the 99 and beyond feat. readings by Kalynn Youngblood and SondriaWRITES with a special burlesque performance by Xia Gemini.

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#BlackExcellence House Party

Saturday, Feb. 25 | 10PM-2AM | $10-20 | 21+
The Gramercy House | 20 S. Gramercy Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90019

In need of a good lituation?
Celebrate #BlackExcellence at The Gramercy House party this Saturday with sounds by DJ Kenway Live! Pro-tip: Unlimited tacos for the 1st 100 people to arrive. Dranks included!

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As Black As I Am:
Queering Black History Month

Sunday, Feb. 26 | 1PM-3PM | FREE
CSULA | 5151 State University Dr.

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Keeping It Candid: Black Economics

Sunday, Feb. 26 | 6PM-9PM | FREE
CIELO Galleries | 3201 Maple Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90011

Keeping It Candid is back for another round of wine, tacos, and candid conversation. This month, they're tackling Black Economics! Come explore black entrepreneurship, learn how to start your own brand/business, financial literacy, and more!

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Silent Party LA: Trap Edition

Sunday, Feb. 26 | 9PM | $17+
Federal Bar | 5303 S Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA

Come get your life in complete silence this Saturday. If you're new to silent discos, you're in for a pleasant surprise, especially this week for Trap Edition! You don't want to miss this.

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Colors Comedy

Monday, Feb. 27 | 8:15PM (Doors open at 7PM) | FREE w/ RSVP b4 7:30PM | $14+
Los Globos | 3040 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

In need of a good laugh? The funniest new comedy show in LA is back. Assemble the crew and come see a dope line up, including Tyree Elaine, DC Ervin, Keedar Whittle, and more!

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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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