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Fri. May 17 | 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM | Free
Kasih DTLA | 200 S. Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90012

We got another dope event at a new elegant bar/lounge in DTLA that you don’t want to miss!!
Your favorite Throwback jams & new school vibes all night long!

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THE TURN UP: A Queer Party


Fri. May 17 | 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM | $10
Cafe Ambrosia | 1923 East Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802

Ain’t no party like a Queer POC party ‘cause a Queer POC party don’t stop!

Come enjoy good vibes and even better music.

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AirBnb Homesharing Workshop


Sat. May 18 | 9:30AM-2PM | FREE
Inglewood City Hall | 1 W Manchester Blvd. Inglewood, CA 90301

Join Airbnb, NAACP LA, and Inglewood Chamber of Commerce for a FREE Hosting Workshop!

This is place to be if you or someone you know is interested in becoming an Airbnb host. We will have a presentation about what Airbnb is, a Host Panel with local Airbnb ambassadors sharing their experience and hosting tips, and you will have a chance to get one on one help to begin listing your space. Free Breakfast and Lunch is provided!

To RSVP, click here.

4 The Luv


Sat. May 18 | 10PM - 2AM | Free
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90026

4 THE LUV is here to provide everything we need to rid ourselves of all the stress this week has brought us.

Le’s show up and show out!

For more info, click here.


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Sat. May 18 | 5PM - 9:30PM | $30
5076 W. Pico Blvd.

Strength in Unity: A Haitian Flag Day Celebration is a an art + culture show showcasing young emerging talent of Haitian descent in Los Angeles. This is a fun-filled evening with food, drinks, art and music. Tickets are $30, use promo code BlackBookLA for 25% off! Ticket includes entry, light bites and drinks. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a nonprofit in San Diego helping Haitian migrants in Tijuana.
Pro-tip: Use code “BlackBookLA” for 25% ($5) off your ticket!

For more info, click here.

Hussle & Motivate: Art Event for Mental Health Awareness


Sat. May 18 | 1PM - 4PM | $20
South Central, Los Angeles

As part of The Godyssey x Black YouTuber's Summer Series, we will be celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month with a collective mural painting in Los Angeles. Join us as we share our art and give our community positive messages, support, and knowledge around mental health awareness! We will have sound healing and meditation to kick off the event. Body paint and art supplies provided!

For more info, click here.


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Sun. May 19 | 12PM - 5PM | Free before 1 PM
608 Mateo Street, Los Angeles, California 90021

Come Up Markets is a diverse shopping experience.

Come shop, dance, eat, vibe and connect with local Black-owned brands, businesses, creatives, and entrepreneurs while taking in the sights and sounds of emerging live artist and DJ's.

For more info, click here.



Sun. May 19 | 3PM-10PM | FREE b4 5PM w/ RSVP
Treehouse Rooftop Lounge | 686 N. Spring St. LA, CA 90012

Aijuswanaparty is back again! Eat, dance, drink, and vibe out in one of DTLA’s premier indoor/outdoor venues. Soundtrack by Mike Goodness & Ol Smitty feat. DJ Honeyluv & DJ Zeb.

To RSVP, click here.

The Black Twitter Comedy Show


Sun. May 19 | 8PM-9:30PM | FREE
UCB Sunset Inner Sanctum Cafe | 5419 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Our fave comedy show is back!! 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. 

Catch the after party at the Bronson Bar on Sunset!

For more info, click here.

Brother Breathe


Sun. May 19 | 7PM | $0 - $15
The Tree South LA | 8227 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Trauma-informed, creative workshop specifically designed for Black boys and men seeking peace. By using mindfulness meditation as one of the tools to help manage stress, anxiety, anger and sadness, these soulful gatherings have been described as "really needed", "dope", "blessing", & "healing."

For more info, click here.

Out of Office Kickback


Mon. May 20 | 8:00 PM-12:00 AM | FREE
The Dime | 422 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA 90030

It’s the most chill night of the week so come kick it and meet some great people.

SAVE THE DATE: Brunch, Booze, & Beats


Sat. May 25 | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM | FREE

District 7 Bar Lounge | 555 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

We know for sure that today's urban professional loves three things: Brunch, Booze, and Banging Beats! So come out to District 7 Bar in Downtown LA on Sunday, April 28th from 12:00 to 7:00 PM where we're serving a heaping helping of all three at the "Brunch, Booze, & Beats" Brunch Party! District 7 Bar & Lounge, located in Downtown Los Angeles, features a delicious and reasonably priced brunch menu. Order a brunch entree and for an additional $25, you'll have the flexibility to alternate between unlimited brunch cocktails (mimosa, bellini, sangria, and rum punch). Sit inside and listen to the sounds of L.A.'s hottest DJs.

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SAVE THE DATE: Mimosa Mondays


Mon. May 27 | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM | FREE
District 7 Bar & Lounge | 555 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

We've got the most effective cure for your chronic "case of the Mondays". Every Monday holiday (Memorial Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, etc.), The Alumni Group presents Mimosa Mondays -- a brunch day party and happy hour that is the perfect end to your 3-day weekend! Come turn up with us before you head , back to that grind on Tuesday. For just $20, you can add 1.5 hours of bottomless brunch cocktails, including an array of mimosas, to your brunch entree. So, remember, Mondays don't have to suck... just come rock with us!

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