10 Blickity-Black Things to Do this Week in LA!

Summer is heating up and we've got just what you need to get May started off right. From Cinco De Mayo to open mic nights, #BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Ebony: Living Gold

Thursday, May 4 -7th | 2PM-8PM | $5
Art Gallery | 229 W. 31st St. Los Angeles, CA 90007

Did you miss Ebony: Living Gold opening's last Saturday? Come through as they extend the gallery for THIS WEEKEND ONLY! Starting this Thursday, May 4th to Sunday May 7th! All proceeds will go to Black Women for Wellness Los Angeles! 

Cinco De Mayo Happy Hour Mixer

Friday, May 5 | 5PM-8PM | FREE
The Parlor Hollywood | 7250 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046

Looking for Cinco De Mayo Plans this Friday? Turn up with LAULYPs and Black Professionals of Los Angeles. $2 tacos, margaritas and much more will be on deck! 

For more info, click here.

Trap Boot Camp

Saturday, May 6 | 9AM| $20
Switch Cardio | 1205 N La Brea Ave. Inglewood, CA

Trap Boot Camp is the first installment of Trapping with Trainer Heather events. The goal is to combine a high-intensity, full-body workout with some dope music by a live DJ to produce a sick experience unlike any other. In short, this boot camp is about to be LIT!!!! First 20 participants receive a free TrainerHeather t-shirt with their purchase. Sizes limited.

For tickets, click here.

Palmss Mag Issue Launch

Saturday, May 6 | 6PM-9PM | FREE
Space 15 Twenty | 520 North Cahuenga Blvd. Suite #1 Los Angeles, CA 90028

Celebrate the latest issue at Palmss mag this Saturday! DJ King Marie and DJ Jihaari will be spinning the tunes all evening. Come vibe out with some dope folks.

For more info, click here.

SOUL Together: A Salon for Artists of Color

Saturday, May 6 | 7PM-11PM | $5
Avenue 50 Studio | 131 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, California 90042

Calling all art lovers! Enjoy a safe and professional gallery space build just for you at Soul Together! Check out Avenue 50 Studio - a space for artists of color - and enjoy live poetry and music. 

For more info, click here.

Turn Up Brunch LA

Sunday, May 7 | 12PM | FREE w/ RSVP
Rivalry | 6311 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048

Come Hang with The Social Collective for an all inclusive day party + brunch. Get your grub on whilst turning up with your favorite LA crew.

For more info, click here.

Soulful Sundays 90s Edition @ Comfort LA

Sunday, May 7 | 2PM | FREE w/ RSVP
Comfort LA | 1110 East 7th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021

The hottest Open Mic + Jam Session in the city is back for a classic 90s Edition! Come dressed in your 90s attire and prepare to have a great time! 

Pro-tip: It will get packed FAST so get there early.

For more info, click here.

The Last Dragon

Sunday, May 7 | 3PM | $5-10
MOments Theater | 665 N Heliotrope Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90004

Film lovers! Check out the dopest movie mixer around! Share a glass of wine, meet new people, and discuss The Last Dragon - the iconic 80s movie you didn't know you needed to see this Sunday afternoon. Bring a friend!

For more info, click here.

Nikki Giovanni @ 10th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum

Wednesday, May 10 | 7:30PM | FREE
The Luckman Fine Arts Complex | 5151 State University Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90032

Join the Department of Pan-African Studies at CSULA for the 10th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum feat. Nikki Giovanni, one of the most prominent voices of the Black Arts Movement, with a revolutionary perspective on political, social and cultural experiences.

For more info, click here.

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