10 Ways to Get It In this Week in LA!


This weekend will be one for the books!
From Flypoet Winter Classic to Grits & Biscuits,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Visual Reference - Volume I: Cultural Identities


Thurs. Feb 22 | 7PM | FRE
Residency Art Gallery | 310 East Queen St. Inglewood, CA 90301

Residency Art Gallery is pleased to present Visual Reference, a four-part speaker series focusing on the photographic arts in relation to culture, historical documentation, entertainment and design.

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War in the Streets: The Fight for Black Joy


Thurs. Feb 22 | 5PM | FREE
LA Southwest College Gallery | 1600 West Imperial Highway, LA, CA 90047

 LASC Art Gallery is pleased to present: “War in the Streets: The Fight for Black Joy!” –  a three-person exhibition featuring mixed media artwork by Chelle Barbour, Katrina Taylor and Tamara Valdry. Open from Feb. 22-Mar. 16! 

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The Dream w/ BJ The Chicago Kid + Bria Jhane


Fri. Feb 23 | 8PM | $20
The OC Observatory | 3503 S Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana, CA 92704

The Dream is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Love Hate with our faves BJ the Chicago Kid & Bria Jhane this Friday. Make the trek to Orange County and take a trip down memory lane.

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Fri. Feb 23 | 11PM | $20

T-Pain is shutting down The Novo!
Come fall in love with a stripper and buy all the dranks for a fun night out.

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Symposium: Blackness and the Art of Empowerment in Bahia, Brazil


Sat. Feb. 24 | 10AM | FREE
UCLA Fowler Museum | 308 Charles E Young
Dr. W, Los Angeles, CA 90095

This one-day symposium brings together Bahian arts activists and US-based scholars to examine the ways in which arts practices can serve as potent modes of social critique and cultural resistance.

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2nd Annual TEC Conference

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Sat. Feb 24 | 10AM | FREE
3341 W. 43rd Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90008

Join TEC for a 1-day conference as they take over Leimert Park Village activating 8 venues, 10 panels, 40+ entertainment insiders and technology thought leaders, a live recording of Glydezone by DāM-FunK, resume coaching by LeadersUp, and more!

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Daniel Caesar Performance + Meet & Greet


Sat. Feb 24 | 7PM | Entry w/ Purchase of LP
Space 15 Twenty | 1520 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Daniel Caesar will be in Hollywood this Saturday to make us swoon! 
Entry with purchase of "Freudian" Vinyl at Space 15 Twenty starting on Friday.

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Flypoet Winter Classic Feat. Jazmin Sullivan + Raheem Devaughn


Sat. Feb. 24 | 8PM | $50
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center | 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Redondo Beach, CA

The Flypoet Winter Classic is bringing together a highly curated collection of the world’s most prolific, most dynamic and most decorated spoken word performers GUARANTEED to Spit Lyrical Fire All Night Long! The event also features special performances by Jazmine Sullivan and Raheem Devaughn. Prepare to be severely entertained!

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Grits & Biscuits: A Dirty South Set


Sat. Feb. 24 | 9PM | $20
The Hollywood Palladium | 6215 W Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Calling all party people ready for a damn good time! The Dirty South is back in the City of Angels!!! Shaking, poppin and droppin all night is what's in store!!! Leave your heels and hard bottom shoes at home! See Y'all on the dance floor!!!

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#ISSAVIBE @ The Mint


Sun. Feb 25 | 7:15PM | $8
The Mint LA | 6010 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

Issa vibe this Sunday at The Mint! Ify Anene, Beyond Rare, Ashley Chanel, and Korduroy are bringing the stellar vocals. Be there or be sqaure!

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Tarana Burke @ Occidental College


Mon. Feb. 26 | 8PM | FREE
Occidental College Thorne Hall | 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041

Join together for an evening with Tarana Burke,
founder of #MeToo & Social Justice Activist.

For more info, click here.

Lalah Hathaway


Wed. Feb. 28 | 8PM | $35+
Avalon Hollywood | 1735 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90028

The Goddess Lalah is gracing us at the Avalon Hollywood next Wednesday.
Come thru for a mid-week serenade.

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Save the Date: Encounter Camp


June 8-10, 2018
San Bernardino, CA

Join Encounter for a 3-day weekend in the California mountains with like-minded people. In three days, they'll help you change how you make decisions, how you express yourself and how you change the world.

For more info, click here.

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