8 Ways to Stay Black in LA!


Black August is in full swing and we've got just what you need to get the weekend started.
From Kiss N Grind to Afropolitan LA,
#BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Save the Date: Afro Music Fest

Sat. Sep. 9 | 12PM-9PM | $20+
Union | 4067 W Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Black Book LA is partnering with Amplify Africa for Afro Music Fest - a full day of music, culture, food, and fun! Experience explosive performances from talented Afro Music Artists, a variety of food from different cultures, head wraps, Henna, Tribal Face Painitng, Art Showcases, Spoken Word, Games and so much more!

For tickets, click here.

Afropolitan LA

Fri. Aug. 18 | 6PM | FREE b4 7PM w/ RSVP | $10-20
West End Nightclub | 1301 5th St. Santa Monica, CA 90401

Join Afropolitan for another amazing night of connections & culture over cocktails at LA's largest and most diverse Afro-Caribbean mixer for 300+ Diaspora professionals

For tickets, click here.

Summer Nights @ CAAM

Sat. Aug. 19 | 6PM-10PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA

Come spend a hot summer night with CAAM and KCRW, featuring live sets from KCRW DJs Garth Trinidad and Aaron Byrd. This special CAAM edition features after-hours museum access, food trucks, a beer garden, and more!

For more info, click here.

AwQward Camp: A TQPOC Teach-in

Sat. Aug. 19 - Sun. Aug. 20 | FREE
CIELO galleries | 3201 Maple Ave. LA, CA 90011

awQward is hosting a free 2-day teach in for trans & queer artists of color. Stop by to engage in performance and writing exercises, learn how to become a sustainable artist, and hit the stage to share some of your work.

For more info, click here.

Dulan's Rhythm & Brunch

Sun. Aug. 20 | 12PM | $30+
4859 Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

In the mood for a home cooked meal?
Enjoy Dulan's 40-year traditional Soul Food w/ unlimited Mimosas and live entertainment.

For tickets, click here.

Kiss N Grind:
Remember The Time w/ Questlove

Sunday, Aug. 20 | 3PM-9PM | $10-15
Grand Park LA | 200 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012

This Sunday, Kiss N Grind is hosting their 6th installment of "Remember the Time" and will be spinning all things Michael Jackson. Come get your life w/ Questlove, food trucks, cash bar, and more!

For tickets, click here.

Remembering ’92

Tues. Aug. 22 | 7PM-9PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. Los Angeles, CA

Calling all woke folks! Come see artist and organizer, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, touch upon poignant moments from the 1992 LA Uprisings through a performance that explores their impact on black bodies. Khan-Cullors's presentation will incorporate her memories of the city as people protested in the streets.

To RSVP, click here.

Save the Date: Comfort LA Fest

Sunday. Aug. 27 | 12PM-7PM | $12
Comfort LA | 1110 E. 7th St, Los Angeles, CA

On August 27th, SoulfulofNoise Presents: Comfort LA Fest - A collaborative effort to bring positivity and joy to the Skid Row community. An afternoon featuring 12+ music acts, comedians, live DJs, 50+ vendors, and food, courtesy of Comfort LA. You won't want to miss it!

For tickets, click here.

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