Top 10 Black things to do this July 4th Weekend! #BlackBookLA

It's the Fourth of July and LA is goin' up!
From film screenings and day parties to firework shows and block parties, here are the 10 hottest Black events for you to attend this week! 

Friday | July 1, 2016

BABYGIRL: Ladies of Hip Hop & R&B Party

The Echo | 1822 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026
9PM-2AM | $5 w/ RSVP

This is for the ladiessss! It's time to celebrate the women of hip hop and R&B! Come jam out to everything from Salt N Pepa to Missy and SWV. This blast from the past is guaranteed to be lit! 
For tickets, click here.

Saturday | July 2, 2016

Rise & Grind: Work Party

1450 2nd St. Santa Monica, CA
12-4PM | FREE | RSVP Required

Calling all independent women! Rise & Grind is a work party for women creatives and professionals. Take the awkward out of networking and connect with dope, creative women. Bring something to work on or just come for the WIFI, mimosas, and good vibes! 


The Regent | 448 S. Main St. Los Angeles, California 90013
9PM | $15-30

This one's dedicated to the lover (to the lover) in you, in you, in you...
R&B Only is back just in time for the 4th of July. Get your groove on this Saturday at COLORS R&B.
For tickets, click here

Coming to America Outdoor Screening

The Autry in Griffith Park | 4700 Western Heritage Way LA, CA 90027
5:30PM | $14

Return to Zamunda this weekend at a screening of Coming to America! Bring your Soul Glo, blankets, and pillows for a night under the stars w/ the homies. This event is outdoors, so be sure to bring a blanket. 
For tickets, click here

Sunday | July 3, 2016

The Kick Back LA


Patio @ Dragonfly Bar | 6510 Santa Monica Blvd. LA, CA 90038

Kick back this Sunday and take in the 3-day weekend at Kick Back LA, an event series powered by Budweiser! Enjoy big drinks, good music, and cool people in a backyard like atmosphere.
To RSVP, click here

Sangria Sundays

OHM | 6801 Hollywood Blvd #433 Los Angeles, CA 90028
4PM-9PM | FREE w/ RSVP before 5PM

Sangria Sundays is back! Come get your life at one of the hottest events. Enjoy a day of live music, chill vibes, DJ sets, and of course, sangria! Trust, you don't want to miss this. 

Bless Up LA

Dragonfly Bar 6510 Santa Monica Blvd | FREE w/ RSVP before 11

Bless Up LA kicks off on July 3rd, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. This is a transformative bi-weekly Dancehall/Afrobeat riddim infused celebration that guides the beat in your soul. So come out and surround yourself with good vibes and good people. RSVP:

Monday | July 4, 2016

4th of July Block Party

Grand Park | 200 N Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
2PM-9:30PM | FREE

Dance the night away in the heart of DTLA at the Grand Park July 4th Block Party. There will be music, food, fireworks, and good times. Grab the besties (or the bae), and enjoy a night under the LA sky. 
For more info, click here.

KJLH Fireworks Extravaganza 

Exposition Park | 700 Exposition Park Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90037
12PM-10PM | FREE

Join KJLH for a day of family fun, music and fireworks! Complete with food trucks, carnival rides, a bangin' music stage, and free museum entry all day, this event is perfect for the whole fam! 
For more info, click here.

Wednesday | July 6, 2016

House of Poets

Art Share LA | 801 E 4th Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90013
8PM-10PM (Doors open at 7:30) | $10

Get your Love Jones on this Wednesday at House of Poets, the latest installation from PoeTree Brand. Experience live poetry & performances by Dahlak Braithwaite, Durand Bernarr, Brooke Jean, Just Liv, Michael Nelder, and King! For tickets, click here.

Black Business of the Week: Bludso's BBQ

811 S. Long Beach Blvd. Compton, CA 90221

Can't make it home this holiday weekend? No problem!
Bludso's is here to satisfy your needs. For years, Kevin Bludso has served delicious southern home-cooked meals and has brought his incredible Texan flavor to Compton. Come experience some of the best BBQ in town!

That's all folks!

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