10 Opportunities to Show Off Your Melanin This Week in LA!


It's a good day to be Black in LA!
And it just got better...

Trapped in a Computer Book Launch Party


Thurs. Jan. 24 | 7 PM - 9 PM | FREE
A Simple Bar | 3256 Cahuenga Blvd West, Los Angeles CA 90068

Book launches are always fun. But a book launch that’s bringing live music, poetry, and comedy? For the free? Oh, it’s goin to be fun fun. Pop in on Kaixxa and all of the good vibes she’s supplying with the launch of her book, Digital Sunset Digital Sunrise.

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Peaches And Cream - A 2000's R&B And Hip Hop Party


Fri. Jan. 25 | 10 PM - 2 AM | $0 - $25
Globe Theatre
| 740 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

The wait is over ya’ll. Peaches & Cream is back to remind us one time for the one time of our favorite R&B and Hip Hop goodies. Like Jagged Edge…and Outkast…can’t forget some Lil John…and ya’ll remember Mya? Whew chile, come through with the litty nostalgia

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BIGGIE: The Hip Hop Party | Straight Brooklyn Vibes


Fri. Jan. 25 | 10 PM - 2 AM | FREE w/ RSVP
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Come party & bullsh*t all night long at Los Globos with sounds coming straight from NYC with D.J. RAMPAGE, special Guest Shacia Payne, and more! They’re supplying East Coast vibes for free long as you got that RSVP before 11 p.m.

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Jhené Aiko Yoga & Chill


Sat. Jan. 26 | 11:15 AM -12:15 PM | $20
R&B Yoga | 3006 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90010

There are few better ways to start a day than with some mindful yoga and the melodic tunes of Jhene Aiko snatching (or stretching?) the tension out of us! Get your life right with a dose of R&B Yoga, a studio which promotes body positivity and welcomes all yoga levels!

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Sip and Speak LA: 2019 Networking Brunch


Sat. Jan. 26 | 11 AM - 2:30 PM | $30 - $35
The Hub LA | 830 Traction Ave #3a, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Calling all black excellence! Sip & Speak is the perfect playground for creatives and entrepreneurs looking to network, build strong connections with like-minded individuals, and to gain valuable insight, tips, & the perfect push in evolving your goals from resolutions to execution!

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Double Dutch: A Celebration of Black Girlhood


Sat. Jan. 26 | 12 PM - 5 PM | FREE
William Grant Still Arts Center | 2520 S. West View St., Los Angeles, California 90016

Myshell Tabu curates a beautiful display of art which highlights the many nuances of Black Girlhood, including. The exhibition features immersive installations with hopscotch, murals featuring larger than life ashy knees, beaded individual braids, and dolls engaging in hair-care, double-dutch, and more. These installations invoke multi-generational feelings of nostalgia and cheer.

It’s nothing short of cultural excellence.

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Afro Fuzion Day Party


Sun. Jan. 27 | 2 PM - 9 PM | FREE w. RSVP
Seven Bar Lounge | 555 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

In light of February approaching, Afro Fuzion is reminding us that erryday is Black History Month when you’re black! Come dressed in your flyest African attire and partake in the turn up as they provide the vibes (and some food) for the free with a RSVP!

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Suited Comedy: Take Over the New Year


Sun. Jan. 27 | 7 PM - 9:30 PM | $5
The Comedy Union | 5040 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90019

Suited Comedy said they’re bringing laughter to our lives all 2019 ya’ll. Just make sure you go dressed in ya best if you’re trying to win two free drinks on the house!

(….starts going through closet)

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I Got $5 On It": Taco Tuesday w/ J.Anthony Brown


Tues. Jan. 29 | 7 PM - 10 PM | $0 - $5
The J Spot Comedy Club | 5581 West Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Tacos and comedy? Sounds about right for a Tuesday night.

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Wicked Wednesday


Wed. Jan. 30 | 10 PM - 2 AM | FREE
626 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Come and enjoy a night of dancing, fun, and more dancing with DJ Clean giving us the Afro-beat schmood we all love! High energy & dope people every last Wednesday of the month.

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Save the Date: Black Healing Remixed Feat. Jenifer Lewis


Sat. Feb. 02 | 7 PM - 9 PM | $25 - $125
California African American Museum | 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Our honorary mama will be in town next Saturday spreading her blackgirlmagic! A night of humor and story-telling, Mama Lewis will be helping bring awareness to an important, and still taboo topic in our community: mental health. Attendees are receiving much deserved self-care kits and resourceful tools! Just know, Black Book LA will be front and center!

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