12 Bad + Boujee Things to Do this Week in LA!

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From Migos to MLK Day, #BlackBookLA has got you covered!


Habesha LA: Origins

Thursday, Jan. 12 | 9PM | FREE b4 10PM w/ RSVP
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Join HabeshaLA, a platform that connects creative Ethiopians & Eritreans in the diaspora, for Origins – a monthly event celebrating the Motherland. Feat. performances by Space Monk, FKA GDNA and live sets by Senay & Mekonned Garedew.

To RSVP, click here.


DTLA Art Walk

  Chang3d Man by   Vakseen   (Hive Gallery)

Chang3d Man by Vakseen (Hive Gallery)

Thursday, Jan. 12 | 6PM-10PM | FREE
Art Walk Lounge | 634 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90014

Tonight (and on the second Thursday of every month) you can find the dopest art right in the heart of Downtown LA. For years, the DTLA Art Walk has been a staple for artsy Angelenos. Come grab a bite from your favorite food truck and get cultured, all while walking down the street. 

For more info, click here. 


All City: A Photographic Portrait of LA

Friday, Jan. 13 | 7PM-10PM | FREE
Espacio 1839 | 1839 E 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90033

Calling all photogs! Snapshot Galleria presents All City: A Photographic Portrait of Los Angeles. Featuring the work of Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin, Luis Torres, Erwin Recinos, and Christian Arias, this show will leave you feeling inspired to explore the city. Limited edition zines will be for sale at the show.

For more info, click here.


Saint Heron Presents Proclamation! Los Angeles

Friday, Jan. 13 | 8PM-12AM | $15
Location Provided Upon RSVP

Saint Heron is sliding through LA with another PROCLAMATION! event. This Friday, come prepared to leave your woes on the dance floor and your manifesto at the door. Don’t miss a special performance by Nia Andrews and sounds by Kyle Woods & DJ Zo!

For tickets, click here.


Metro Art Presents: Thalma & Laércio de Freitas

Friday, Jan. 13 | 8:30PM-10:30PM | FREE
Union Station | 800 N. Alameda St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Metro Art Los Angeles is bringing the heat this Friday with Thalma & Laércio de Freitas for a free nightime concert in Union Station's Historic Ticketing Hall! 

For more info, click here.


Lagos2LA Afrobeat Party

Friday, Jan. 13 | 10PM-1AM | $10    
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Team Lentini is kicking off the hottest Afrobeat party in SoCal. Come out for the official launch of Afrobeat Fridays and get down to tunes by DJ Lentini, DJ Nice, and more!

For tickets, click here.


BABY GIRL: The Ladies of Hip Hop and R&B

Saturday, Jan. 14 | 9PM-2AM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 10PM
The EchoPlex | 1154 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

This one’s for the ladiessss! It's time to celebrate the women of hip hop and R&B from every era. This Saturday, they’ll be spinning everything from Salt N Pepa to Missy Elliot. Slow jams and party hits that will keep you on the floor all night long. 

To RSVP, click here.


The Loft Sessions: January Edition

Sunday, Jan. 15 | 9PM | $5
922 W 23rd St. Unit 102 Los Angeles, CA 90007  
 

Looking for the subtle turn up? Come enjoy fresh art and vibe out in a house party setting with fellow Black creatives. This is guaranteed to be a lit & intimate night filled with beautiful people, great music, and lovely energy. 

For tickets, click here.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration @ CAAM

Monday, Jan. 16 | 10AM-5PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Celebrate MLK Day by surrounding yourself with art, culture, and community. CAAM is the move for all ages. Bring the kids for art-making activities, get your food truck grub on, visit the exhibits, hear a marathon reading of King’s lesser-known speeches, and much more—for the free!    

For more info, click here


Migos @ The Novo

Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 8PM | $25+
The Novo | 800 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Feelin' bad & boujee? Turn all the way up with Migos and UnoTheActivist next Wednesday for a night you won't forget. Donald Glover knows wussup.

For tickets, click here.


Roxane Gay @ Skylight Books

Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 6PM-9PM | FREE
Skylight Books | 1818 N Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027
    

Embrace your inner feminist with Roxane Gay at Skylight Books. Cop a good book and chop it up with one of our favorite writers.

For more info, click here.     


Talib Kweli: Tour De Force

Thursday, Jan. 19 | 7PM | $35
The Belasco | 1050 S. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

For all the ultra woke hip-hop lovers just tryna get by, Talib Kweli is back in town! Come get your fix and rock out to quality music with the crew. 

For tickets, click here.


Save the Date:
Goal-Setting Brunch for a #SuccessfulSeventeen

Saturday, Jan. 21 | 11AM-2PM | $20-25
Penthouse Floor | 631 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401

Come vibe with a group of visionaries, entrepreneurs and creatives for a goal-setting workshop to jumpstart a #Successful17! This event will give you an opportunity to complete your planning for the year and learn from like-minded individuals, all while pursuing your passion!

For tickets, click here.
Pro-tip: Use promo code “SUCCESS” for 10% off



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