10 Ways to Get Your Entire Life this Week in LA!

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We've got just what you need to start the month off right!
From Afro-Palooza to KickBack LA and Encounter Camp,
#BlackBookLA is the plug.

Save the Date: Cali Greek Picnic Step Show


Fri. June 15 | 6PM | $20
333 S. Boylston St. LA, CA 90017

Mark your calendars! The hottest SoCal step show is back for Cali Greek Weekend!
Hosted by Insecure's Sarunas Jackson, this show is taking things to a whole new level by featuring some of the most talented step teams for an intense competition, with $4,000 up for grabs! There will be food and drink menus, with happy hour and group specials!
What more can you ask for? Be there or be square. 

For more info, click here.

Baby Girl: 2 Year Anniversary


Fri. June 1 | 9PM | FREE w/ RSVP
Echoplex | 1154 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

This one's for the ladiess! Baby Girl is back at the Echoplex on Friday with another stacked lineup of DJs spinning all of the women of Hip Hop and R&B from all eras all night long. Everything from SWV and Aaliyah to Cardi B, come celebrate their 2 year anniversary with free giveaways!

To RSVP, click here.

Reclaiming Our Time: Radical Self Care Now!


Sat. June 2 | 11AM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. LA, CA

Reclaim your time this Saturday with three new activities and practitioners promoting wellness.
Join CAAM for a day of healthy outlets for body and mind.

For more info, click here.



Sat. June 2 | 3PM | $25
 5141 California Ave #250, Irvine, CA 92617

Come through to the first annual Afro-Palooza at UCI! This event will feature special guest speakers Jidenna, Dr. Nita-Landry, Damilare Sonoiki, and more! This 3-part event will consist of a VIP Meet & Greet, Panel Discussion, Black Business Vendors, live music, and live performances. Cop your tickets now before they sell out!

Pro tip: VIP is highly recommended!!!

For tickets, click here.

An Ode to a DAMNed Man Art Exhibition


June 2 - June 9 | 7PM | FREE
Nous Tous Gallery | 454b Jung Jing Road Los Angeles, CA 90012

“An Ode to a DAMNed Man” displays the shared experiences of Black men “damned” by the violent social structures that constrict them into hyper-masculine and aggressive tropes. Inspired by Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, this art exhibit and film screening breaks down the complexities of masculinity, sexuality and vulnerability through a documentary of interviews and series of photography from young Black men.

For more info, click here.

The Definition of Woke & Other Words that Matter


Sat. June 2 | 8PM | $15
Art Share LA | 801 E 4th Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Definition of Woke and Other Words that Matter is a literary and musical investigation of the term “woke,” which has efficacy but also has been co-opted, trivialized, and misunderstood. Being woke is many things. It begins with seeing one’s self and demanding others do too. These performers set the record straight.

For more info, click here.

African Day Party LA


Sun. June 3 | 2PM-8PM | $24
UNION | 4067 W Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Come hear, see & taste the Mothaland at African Day Party LA!
Enjoy live music, painting, food, and tunes by Afromashup PAGES & HOT97 Heavy Hitter DJ Wallah.
African inspired outfits are suggested, but not mandatory. Come as you are!

For tickets, click here.

Soulful Sundays


Sun. June 3 | 2PM-6PM | FREE
Comfort LA | 1110 East 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Just in time for the summer, the hottest open mic + jam session in the city is back
with more vendors, and the same good food, music, and great vibes!

For more info, click here.

The Kick Back LA Presented by Budweiser


Sun. June 3 | 3PM-7PM | FREE
1652 N Cherokee Ave. LA, CA

The KickBack LA Summer Series is back! Come thru for a high energy summer day party series complete with w/ Big Drinks, Great Vibes, Good Music and Cool People! Grab your crew and come chill...KickBack Style!

For more info, click here.

Cali HBCU 90's Day Party


Sun. June 3 | 3PM | $17
The Custom Hotel LA | 8639 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045

Come out and have a good time with HBCU alum, students, Greeks and anyone
who just wants to have a good time as we welcome summer!

For tickets, click here.

Encounter Camp

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June 8-10, 2018
Pali Retreat Center | Running Springs, CA 92382

This is your last chance for an early summer getaway! Join the second annual Encounter Camp weekend adventure!
Spend 2 nights and 3 days in SoCal's backyard, relaxing, renewing and recharging with a small yet mighty group full of local and out of town doers, makers and inventors.

Experience activities including s'mores night at the campfire, archery, journaling and zip lining! Plus, fuel up on your creative inspiration by hearing directly from inspiring coaches including Oratory Glory's Holley Murchison & Healthy Hustle Habits' Vanessa Mason! 

Meals. Cabin accommodations. Good vibes. All Included! Grab your ticket now!

For tickets, click here.

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