10 Ways to Make Your Soul Glow this Week in LA

It's a great week to be Black in LA!
From Young Thug to Afro Soul,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered!

Young Thug

Thursday, Mar. 16 | 8PM (Doors open at 7PM) | $35+
The Novo | 800 W Olympic Blvd. Ste A335, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tonight! Come hear Thugga take everyone on a trip.
This is guaranteed to sell out, so get your tickets asap!

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Thursday, Mar. 16 | 7PM | FREE
California African American Museum | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA

Join CAAM for a roundtable discussion exploring the role and importance of girls such as Latasha Harlins in the Black community and beyond, with Brenda Stevenson (UCLA), Funmilola Fagbamila (Black Lives Matter LA), Shamell Bell (UCLA, BLM), Tia Oso (Black Alliance for Just Immigration), and Denise Harlins (Latasha Harlins' aunt) and Britni Danielle (Ebony Magazine).

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Afro Soul Live

Thursday, March 16 | 8PM-12AM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 9PM | $10 | 21+
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Tonight! Come thru to Afro Soul Live - an Afrobeat, Reggae, RnB and Hip-Hop live music dance party featuring the dopest bands in LA. If you're familiar with Afrolituation, this is its live music version. Pepper Soup will be in full effect!

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Wu-Tang Clan: Return To The 36 Chambers

Friday, March 17 | 8PM | $80+
House of Blues Anaheim | 400 West Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, CA 92802

If cash rules everything around you, you don't want to miss the Wu-Tang Clan this Friday and they return to the 36 Chambers! 

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St. Patrice Day Comedy Event

Friday, March 17 | 9PM-12AM | FREE
Comfort LA | 1110 E 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Come through for a melanin-infused St. Patty's Day, paying homage to the late great Patrice O'Neal. Get some good soul food and pre-game laughs in your system. 

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Beyoncé Ball @ Echoplex

Friday, March 17 | 9:30PM-2AM | $5-12
Echoplex | 1154 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

This Friday, join Club 90's for a night dedicated to the one and only Beyonce. Dance to a massive dose of Queen Bey and Destiny's Child all night, mixed in with throwback 90s and early 00s Hip-Hop & R&B!

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NoShade Launch Party

Saturday, March 18 | 7PM-9PM | FREE
Comfort LA | 1110 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Celebrate the launch of No Shade with a 90s themed party at Comfort LA!  Enjoy performances by Paris Libretto and Drayon, a live DJ, and great food. Bring the homies!

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Bless Up LA!

Saturday, March 18 | 9PM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 10PM
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. Get down to afrobeats, reggae & soca tunes while rejuvenating from the week.

To RSVP, click here.  

Colors Comedy:
Women's History Month Edition

Tuesday, March 21 | 7PM | FREE b4 7:30PM
Los Globos | 3040 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

We could all use a laugh. The funniest new comedy show in LA back! We're celebrating women's history month with a ladies only lineup!

For more info, click here.

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry

Thursday, March 23 | 5PM-8PM | FREE
MOCA | 250 S. Grand Ave. LA, CA 90012

Visit MOCA to see the Kerry James Marshall: Mastry show and get ramen in Little Tokyo afterwards. We can take the Metro Blue Line or carpool up. 

Pro-tip: MOCA is free on Thursdays from 5pm-8pm

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Parlay: An Urban Think Tank on Civic Engagement

Thursday, March 23 | 6PM | FREE
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw | 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Parlay is hosting a panel on the Macy's Bridge for a powerful conversation about leveraging Millennial Black capital and social influence. Come thru to engage with like-minded Black folks! 

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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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