10 Ways to Flex on the Gram this Week in LA!

March is officially underway and we've got just what you've been looking for! From Anderson .Paak to Isaiah Rashad, #BlackBookLA has got you covered!

Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals

Thursday, Mar. 2 | 7PM | $80+
House of Blues Anaheim | 400 West Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, CA 92802

Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals are coming to Anaheim just in time for the pre-weekend festivities. Get funked up and rock out to some of the best music out there. If you haven't seen him live, you're in for a real treat!

For tickets, click here.

An Evening w/ Dr. Cornel West

Friday, Mar. 3 | 7:30PM (Doors open at 7PM) | FREE
USC Bovard Auditorium | 3551 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, California 90089

This one's for the young, Black scholars! The one & only Dr. Cornel West is coming to USC this Friday to discuss the moment in history we find ourselves living in.

For more info, click here.

Jmo & Friends

Friday, Mar. 3 | 9:30PM (Doors open at 8PM)
Harvelle's | 1432 4th St. Santa Monica, CA



Friday, Mar. 3 | 10PM-2AM | $20+
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Come thru for another epic Afrolituation, a monthly African party. Experience good music w/ Gizzard dodo and face painting! Pro-tip: The first 50 people to pay online & at the door get a free African snack.

For tickets, click here.

Black Mantra: Holistic Skin Care - Self Care Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 4 | 12PM-2PM | $15
SPACE BAR | 454 University Avenue #A La Mesa, CA 91942

Join DJ Almond Eyez (Creator of Black Mantra: Holistic Skin Care) to learn about healthier skin care alternatives, how they benefit our bodies, and how to make skin care products. Each participant will get to create and take home a handmade product of their own! 

For tickets, click here.

Black Queer Magic Shorts

Saturday, Mar. 4 | 3PM | $10
TCL Chinese Theatre - Aud. 4 | 6925 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Calling all film lovers! Come see a series of shorts featuring Black LGBTQ characters from around the world. From a powerful tale of a woman fighting for the one she loves, to the realities of entering a barber shop as a gay man, this collection showcases multiple facets of what it means to be Black and queer. 

For tickets, click here.

Dating in LA:
Black Men v. Black Women Pt. 2

Saturday, Mar. 4 | 7PM-10PM | $5
The Lounge Theatre | 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038

Noir Unicorn presents it's 4th installment of the Breaking The Stereotypes Series. 
This Saturday, they will be discussing relationships and marriage with hosts Jennifer Tibbs & Malcolm Harvest. Come engage in healthy dialogue about dating in LA and scope out some potential baes.

For tickets, click here.

The Love Fest

Sunday, Mar. 6 | 12PM-6PM | FREE w/ toy donation | $10
LOT XI | 5754 Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016

This Sunday, enjoy live performance from amazing creatives at The Love Fest - a space to come together with good vibes and give back to the community. Stop by for great food from Comfort LA, dope vendors, and more at LOT XI. 

Interested in vending at The Love Fest LA? Email lot.xishop@gmail for details!

For more info, click here.

#ThankYouLA: Brunch + Day Party

Sunday, Mar. 5 | 3PM | FREE w/ RSVP
Busby's East | 5364 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA 90036

In the mood for a boozy brunch? Break bread with young professionals and get down to tunes by DJ Kenway while sippin' bottomless mimosas and a buffet brunch.

To RSVP, click here.

Los Angeles City & County Election


It's time to show up & show out at the polls. Next Tuesday, Los Angeles is hosting city & council elections. There are some pretty important positions & measures on the ballot, so be sure to find your polling place & make it happen!

For more info, click here.

Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Wednesday, Mar. 8 | 7PM-9PM | FREE
California African American Museum | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90007

You know what it is! CAAM is back with Can't Stop, Won't Stop. Bring the fam out for a night of  great art, dope people, music & food + a special exhibit curated by Black Book LA Founder, Tyree Boyd-Pates! If you missed the last one, you do not want to miss this. 

For more info, click here.

Isaiah Rashad

Wednesday, Mar. 8 | 9PM | $55
El Rey Theater | 5515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036

Isaiah Rashad is shutting down the El Rey Theatre! If you're looking for the mid-week turn up, this is the move. Tickets are going fast, so hop on it!

For tickets, click here.

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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