10 Ways to Cool Down in LA!

We’re in the middle of a heat wave, but we’ve got just what you need to cool off this week. From The Link + Up  to LA Soul Music Fest , Black Book LA has got you covered.


Black Book LA Presents The Link + Up

Wed. July 19 | 8PM-10PM | FREE
Comfort LA | 1110 E. 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

It's that time again! Black Book LA is linking up at Comfort LA to vibe with our followers from around the city. We'll have a live DJ on deck, along with games, the best wings in town, and dope conversation. Whether you're coming for the food or the fun, you don't want to miss this! Come meet the founders & find out what Black Book LA is all about. 

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Four Rings Fest // Jerk X Jollof

Sat. July 22 - 23 | 10AM-10PM | $30-50
Rose Room | 6 Rose Ave. Venice, CA 90291

Celebrate wellness and well-roundedness at the Four Rings Fest - a full weekend of positive vibes, FRF will bring activities ranging from a group beach workout session with Zulu Fitness, to interactive vendor booths, to guest speakers & performances. The weekend will conclude with Jerk & Jollof (JxJ), an African/Caribbean cultural experience you do not want to miss.

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Thurs. July 13 | 5:30PM | FREE
| The Gas Company Tower, 555 W 5th St, LA, CA 90013

Join our friends Here Now Us today at WeWork in DTLA for Let's Talk: Money! They'll have special guest @riquahailes to talk about her journey creating @justextensions. Come and chat about all things money, how to budget, how to find funding and how to grow a million dollar business.

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Afrocentric LA Launch Party

Thursday, July 13 | 10:30PM-2AM | FREE
Bar Lubitsch | 7702 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046

Get down to Afro House and Afro Beats tonight at Bar Lubitsch. Afrocentric is proudly launching their first event in LA. DJ Jeremy Sole (KCRW) will be spinning the 1s & 2s.

For more info, click here.

LA Soul Music Festival

July 14- 16 | Price Varies
Exposition Park

Celebrate all things soul at the LA Soul Music Festival - a coming together of music enthusiasts who simply appreciate live music in its many forms. Come thru for performances by Ro James, Sevyn Streeter, BJ The Chicago Kid, and more!

For tickets, click here.

Silent Trap Party DTLA

Friday, July 14 | 9PM-2AM | $15
Globe Theatre | 740 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014

Don a pair of Urban Fetes headphones and rock with 3 DJs spinning your fave Hip-Hop, R&B, Reggae & Top 40 Hits. Once the clock strikes midnight, enjoy nothing but trap vibes!

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Paint & Vibe

Sat. July 15 | 2:30PM-6PM | $30
Comfort LA | 1110 E. 7th St. LA, CA

It's time to embrace your inner Basquiat. Lot XI is having another Paint & Vibe this Saturday. Bring your skills & come ready to vibe out at Comfort LA!

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Sat. July 15 | 2PM-6PM | FREE w/ RSVP
Century Community Charter | 901 Maple St. Inglewood, CA 90301

Come join in on the celebration to uplift, unify and affirm the exceptional greatness that is being a black girl. Enjoy jewelry making, painting, dancing, fashion, local art and more! 

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Bless Up LA


Sat. July 15 | 9PM-2AM | 21+
UNION | 4067 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Assemble the squad and roll thru to Bless Up LA - a transformative dance party dedicated to connecting those within the African Diaspora through music. This is a place of rejuvenation & healing for those seeking solace!!

To RSVP, click here.

Dear Summer

Sunday, July 16 | 2PM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 4PM | 21+
The Parlor | 7250 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046

End the weekend right with tacos, nachos, funnel cakes, and good drink specials. Tunez by DJ Kenway Live & DJ Love G. Portions of proceeds to be donated to #HashtagLunchbag.

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Paint Night + Spoken Word Fundraiser

Sunday, July 16 | 3PM-6PM | $40
The Promenade Gallery | 185 E. 2nd St. Pomona, CA 91766

Come out to meet new people, relax and de-stress at Paint Night. Enjoy three hours of African art painting fun, with wine & food for purchase. Round out the night with spoken word and open mic performances.

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Save the Date: Summer Fridays

July 21 | 11AM-3PM | FREE
Baldwin Hills Plaza Macy's Bridge | 3650 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008

Black Book LA is teaming up with Black Girl Beautiful for the 2nd installment of Summer Fridays - a monthly co-working session for Black freelancers & entrepreneurs! Our co-founder, TyreeBP, will be in the building to drop major keys. You don't want to miss this!

For more info, click here.

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