13 Ways to Live Your Best Life this Week in LA!


It's a great day to be Black and beautiful!
From Sangria Sundays and Everyday Ppl to Insecure Week,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Space Jam Screening


Thurs. Aug. 9 | 6:30PM | FREE
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza | Sears Bowl

There’s something magical about a night under the stars watching your favorite family flick. Join the office of Council President Herb J. Wesson for some live music, food trucks, and a free outdoor movie!

For more info, click here.

Summer Night Extended Hours @ CAAM


Fri. Aug. 10 | 5PM-7PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90007

Enjoy extended hours into the early evening in conjunction with the Natural History Museum’s Summer Nights in the Garden. Visit CAAM’s five galleries including Adler Guerrier: Conditions and Forms for blck Longevity, which features quiet, subjective observations of the landscapes of Los Angeles and Miami.

For more info, click here.

Long Beach Jazz Festival

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Fri. Aug. 10 - Sun. Aug. 12 | $65+
Long Beach Jazz Festival | 3505 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90807

Celebrate the Long Beach Jazz Festival feat. a great line-up from classic R&B to hot summer night jazz. The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful Lagoon setting. Long Beach Jazz Festival features some of the top artists of the year and includes VIP seating in an incredible outdoor setting with a great selection of food, art and much more. 

For tickets, click here.

Afro GoGo: The African Fiesta


Fri. Aug. 10 | 10PM-2AM | FREE
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Step into Afro GoGo: The African Fiesta and you're bound to find yourself immersed in a sonic journey of pulsating beats, groovy samples and heavy kicks. The tone is set by the infectious sounds of the musical trendsetting Sound System ZongoZongo Sound System "ZZSS" feat. PAGES, one of the movers and chief of the US AfroBeats|House scene.

For tickets, click here.

Echo Flex: a 2000s Era Hip Hop Party!


Sat. Aug. 11 | 9PM-2AM | FREE w/ RSVP | $10
Echoplex | 1154 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Echo Flex is back at the Echoplex. They'll be playing all your favorite 2000's era hip hop jams & more. This month, they are excited to bring special guest, Mia Carucci! 

For tickets, click here.

Time for Recess LA


Sat. Aug. 11 | 3PM-11PM | FREE
Filifera Hollywood | 1550 N. El Centro Ave.

This Saturday, meet DJ's X-Man, Tendaji Lathan. B Hen, R-Tistic, Fly Guy & Commish
for the ultimate rooftop daytime vibe: Time For Recess LA!

For more info, click here.

Prince & MJ Experience


Sat. Aug. 11 | 9PM | $10-15
Resident | 428 S Hewitt St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

The Prince and Michael Experience with DJ Dave Paul from San Francisco returns to Resident. Come thru for album cuts, b-sides, unreleased tracks, remixes, 12" versions and hits from the two artists + songs by ancillary acts. 

For more info, click here.

Ray Darten Pop Up Shop & Fashion Show


Sat. Aug 11 - Sun. Aug. 12
Pamplona 89 | 229 W 31 St. Los Angeles, CA 90007

Ray Darten by Yetunde Olukoya is heading to LA again to celebrate African greatness and get you all styled up. Come thru for the opportunity to enjoy a large collection of our unique African made outfits. They will showcase a variety of pieces in sizes S to 4X for women + various outfits for little girls, men and boys.

For more info, click here.

Sista Monologues Dialogue

Sun. Aug. 12 | 11AM-2PM
Ladera Park | 6027 Ladera Park Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90056

This one's for the ladieess! If you're looking for a safe space to unwind and connect with other Black women, this is the move. This week, they will be discussing how to maintain sisterhood through our own struggles and personal battles, while practicing self-care. 

For more info, click here.

Everyday People LA


Sun. Aug. 12 | 3PM-10PM | $15
Le Jardin | 1430 N. Cahuenga Blvd.

Everyday People is back for the win. If you're looking for an ultra lit day party, look no further.
It's guaranteed to go up this Sunday with Electric Punanny!

For tickets, click here.

Sangria Sundays w/ Mya!


Sunday, Aug. 12 | 4PM-9PM | FREE w/ RSVP before 5PM
OHM | 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Take it back to the golden days at Sangria Sundays w/ Mya! Assemble the squad for a day of live music, relaxation and conversation with dope folks. You're guaranteed a good time with tunes from dope DJs, bomb appetizers, and sangria. Experience live music inside the lounge or take advantage of the Cali sunshine, live art and hookah on the beautiful patio overlooking Hollywood Boulevard.

To RSVP, click here.

Insecure Watch Party


Sun. Aug. 12 | 7PM-11PM | $5-15
The Parlor | 7250 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046

Insecure is returning for Season 3! Trust us - you'll wanna see this with friends. Vector 90, Brunch 2 Bomb and The Gramercy House are coming together to bring a watch party complete with drinks, games, and fun for days. There's lots to catch up on!

For more info, click here.

Mas Vida Taco Tuesday

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Tues. Aug. 14 | 8PM-2AM | FREE
Seven Bar Lounge | 555 West 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90017

88thx11mile, the creators of #ThankYouLA and so many other events, finally return with their fun taco tuesday installment. This is a weekly holiday where we can all come together and enjoy amazing tacos while listening to great tunes provided by LA's best DJs. So tell a friend to tell a friend and join EVERY Tuesday at Seven Bar Lounge!

To RSVP, click here.

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