12 Reasons to Leave the House this Weekend!


Looking for the move this weekend?
From Slow Motion to Ankara pop up shops,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Slow Motion

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Thurs. Nov. 15 | 10PM-2M | FREE
POUR VOUS | 5574 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA

It's that time of year again! Ladies - bring your girls. Fellas - get your boys, and party with Black Book LA, DJ R-Tistic, and NINE at our Slow Motion R&B party tonight! Come grab a drink and dance all night long! Street parking available, but ride share is strongly encouraged.

To RSVP, click here.

Black Business Pitch Competition


Thurs. Nov. 15 | 6:30PM-9:30PM | $10-20
Sip and Sonder | 108 S Market St. Inglewood, CA 90301

Got a dope idea that you’re ready to capitalize on? Each quarter, the LA Black Investors Club hosts a prize competition that provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase their innovative products, technologies, or services in particular industries. Come shoot your shot and make valuable connections!

For more info, click here.

Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles 20th Anniversary Awards Celebration


Fri. Nov. 16 | 6PM-10PM | $35-60
California African American Museum | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90037

Join Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles for its 20th Anniversary Awards Celebration honoring 20 trailblazers in communications and culture including E!’s “Nightly Pop” Nina Parker; Cheryl Boone Isaacs, immediate past president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; and executives from TV One, Netflix, YouTube, Warner Bros., LA Times, Cartoon Network, and more.

For tickets, click here.

Black Women Write Los Angeles


Fri. Nov. 16 | 11AM-2PM | FREE
Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen | 4427 W. Slauson Los Angeles, CA 90043

Whether you're a student, screenwriter, write code, write creatively or write comedy, Black Women Write is a weekly writing group meant to create community for working and aspiring writers. In the spirit of Binders Full of Black Women and other amazing Black Women creative collectives across the country we're honored to keep the tradition going and provide dedicated spaces for working Black Women writers to connect.

For more info, click here.

Afrobeats & Jollof


Fri. Nov. 16 | FREE b4 11:30PM
The Savoy | 218 S La Brea Ave. Inglewood, CA

This Friday, come get a taste of Afrobeats and Jollof, curated by DJ Major League. This will be an exclusive night of music, food, and culture with vibes from global DJs!

Ivery Arie: The Experience

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Sat. Nov. 17 | 1PM-5PM | $10+
224 E 11th St. Suite 601 Los Angeles, CA 90015

In partnership with Amplify Africa and Adeiur, join Ivery Arie for their first annual event next Sat. Get ready for an afternoon of empowerment as we share the untold stories of the millennial African woman and provide them with tools to empower themselves, each other and the next generation.

Pro-tip: Our Black Book LA fam gets 10% off - Use CODE: TELA18

For tickets, click here.

Return of Purple Reign

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Sat. Nov. 17 | 8PM-2AM | $5 w/ RSVP
16728 Bellflower Blvd. Bellflower, CA 90706

Come celebrate 107 years of excellence with members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity for their Founders Day at the French Quarters in Bellflower.

For tickets, click here.

39th Annual Black Consciousness Conference

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Fri. Nov. 16 - Sat. Nov. 17 | $5-25
CSU Long Beach | 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840

Join the Black Student Union of CSULB for their 39th Annual Black Consciousness Conference. Speakers include: Dr. Mumbi Seraki, Rizza Islam, ZaZa Ali, Tommy Johnson (Originals Nation), Funmilola Fagbamila, Mark Whitten, Dr. Jonathan Higgins, and Dr. Claud Anderson.

For tickets, click here.

"I Am" Artist Exhibition

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Sat. Nov. 17 | 6PM-10PM | $15
Our Space | 5355 Cartwright Ave. North Hollywood, CA 90028

I AM is a group artist exhibition that highlights local artists, poets, vocalists, and authors. The words, "I AM ______." bring life to whatever is spoken after it. We must be conscious of what we speak over ourselves: negative and positive. We must also begin to speak indisputable affirmations to see the transformations we desire in our lives. Come witness 8 artists state boldly who they are through their different mediums of work.

For tickets, click here.

Bold in Africa - Los Angeles Pop Up Shop


Sun. Nov. 18 | 12PM-5PM | FREE
Hey Hey Tea Room | 1555 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Ladiessss! Come enhance your fall wardrobe at the Bold in Africa Pop Up Shop! Shop an assortment of dresses, skirts, shirts, and get your life with the Black Book LA crew! See you there.

For more info, click here.

The Black Twitter Comedy Show

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Sun. Nov. 18 | 8:30PM | FREE
Upright Citizens Brigade Inner Sanctum | 5419 W Sunset Blvd. LA, CA 90027

Presented by Cornbread Kitchen, The Black Twitter Show is a variety show where sketch and improv teams will use some of the funniest and most talked about topics from the depths of Black Twitter as inspiration for long-form improv and sketch sets. See you in the kitchen in the Inner Sanctum!

For more info, click here.

Save the Date: SUPRVERSARY

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Dec. 1 | 6PM-9PM | $33+
WeWork Culver City | 5792 W. Jefferson Blvd. LA, CA

Join LA's Black Owned grocery service in celebrating 2 years of fresh food for communities that need it! SÜPRMARKT makes it easy and affordable to eat well in LA no matter where you live. Join Patrick Cloud (ADD), Iman Omari (Singer/Songwriter), Angela Means (Jackfruit Cafe/Friday), and Keith Mitchell (NFL Yogi) at what is sure to be a deliciously inspirational event!

For more info, click here.

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