10 Ways to Get Black History Month Started Off Right

Black History Month is in full effect and we've got just what you need
to set it off right. From Juicy J to the dopest art shows, 
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Sports and Politics: Then and Now

Thursday, Feb. 2 | 7PM | FREE
California African American Museum | 600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Start Black History Month right with a lively discussion about athlete protests from 1936 to now! Feat. Pan-African Studies Professor Melina Abdullah,  Derrick Z. Jackson, essayist for the Boston Globe and ESPN's The Undefeated, and more. Moderated by Black Book LA Founder, Tyree Boyd-Pates. 

For more info, click here.

Saint Heron & No)One Art House: Los Angeles

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 3-5 | 7PM | $17
Address Provided Upon RSVP

Saint Heron is bringing us life with a three-day event this weekend. Prepare for an Immersive Dance Theater experience with No)one. Art House, who will deliver a dope dance piece each night followed by the sounds of DJ Kyle Woods. Bring your dancing shoes and come ready to get down.

For tickets, click here.

Trap x Art LA

Friday, Feb. 3 | 10PM-2AM | $15
Bardot | 1737 N. Vine St. Hollywood, CA 90028

Celebrate the artist within at Trap x Art - a movement that fuses art, hip hop culture and the spirit of being your own boss. Revel in live art exhibits showcasing local artists, and of course dope music in tribute of J.Cole!

For tickets, click here.

Slow Motion R&B

Friday, Feb. 3 | 10PM-2AM | FREE w/ RSVP
The Reserve | 650 S. Spring St. LA, CA

It's that time of year again! Ladies bring your girls, fellas get your boys, and come party with us! Whether you're rollin solo or comin thru boo'd up, come ready to hear all of your favorite R&B jams.

To RSVP, click here.

Terrence Martin Concert

Saturday, Feb. 4 | 3PM | FREE
  Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza | 3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. LA, CA

Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza with Terrace Martin this Saturday. Come bask in Blackness and enjoy jazz, pop, and hip hop tunes with the community.

For more info, click here.

Art Code Collective: Opening Reception

Saturday, Feb. 4 |  5PM-8PM | FREE
Cielo Galleries | 3201 Maple Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90011

Explore iconic works from emerging artists of color who are pushing boundaries at the Art Code Collective Opening Reception.
Check out art by Donovan Vim Crony, Masu Mclemore, Tiffanie Renae, LP Ǽkili Ross, and more!

For more info, click here.

Juicy J - The Rubba Band Business Tour

Saturday, Feb. 4 | 6:30PM | $35
Hollywood Palladium | 
6215 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028   

Get lit with Juicy J at the Hollywood Palladium this Saturday.  
Project Pat and Belly will also be in the building, ready to shut it down.

Pro-tip: Wear comfy shoes.

For tickets, click here.

Smart, Funny & Black

Tuesday, Feb. 7 | 9PM | $8
Nerdmelt | 7522 Sunset Blvd. LA, CA

Get in a good laugh at Smart, Funny, and Black - a live comedy competition show hosted by Amanda Seales. Come see professional funny folks compete in various games that test their knowledge, their taste, and their understanding of Black popular culture.

For tickets, click here.

David Banner: Activism in Post-Obama America    

Wednesday, Feb. 8 | 7PM-9PM | FREE
CAAM |  600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037  

Grammy award-winning artist & activist, David Banner, is coming to CAAM to discuss activism in Post-Obama America. Come out for an enlightening talk about race and social change in this current political climate. 

For more info, click here.

Reprise feat. Ari Lennox    

Thursday, Feb. 9 | 8PM-10PM | FREE
W Beverly Hills | 930 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Mellow out at REPRISE next Thursday for a special performance by Ari Lennox and a collection of art curated by Kate Bode. Reprise is a monthly event series rotating between art, music, and fashion. Enjoy specialty cocktails & live music for the free.

To RSVP, click here.

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