Get Your Thotumn On This Week in LA!


We hope your Thotumn is off to a great start!
As if you needed any inspiration, here’s way too many weekend plans.

And don’t forget USC Homecoming is this Saturday. Pull up to all the Black tailgates!

We Create LA


Fri. Oct. 18 | 5-9PM | FREE
7250 Melrose Avenue | Los Angeles, CA 90046

Chillin and ready to mingle? Stop by a dope happy hour for black creatives to chill and connect with other like minds.

For more info, click here.

The After Work Vibe


Fri. Oct. 18 | 5PM-10PM | FREE
District 7 | 555 W 7th St. Los Angeles, CA 90014

BeasyShots presents the after work vibe - a happy hour mixer for young black professionals every third Friday of the month! Come thru for good music, good moods, and good people. The Hennessy margaritas and Patron Margaritas are the cherry on top!

To RSVP, click here.



Fri. Oct. 18 | 9PM-2AM | FREE
Bar Franca | 438 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

Bring your dancing shoes for our third installation! We're curating a soundscape that awakens the senses and invokes beauty...We're making space for the abnormal, the free thinkers, the innovators!

Featured DJs:
DJ Journey

For tix, click here.

Underground Heat


Fri. Oct. 18 | 8PM-12AM | FREE
BASA Studios LA, 349 South Los Angeles Street #8013, Los Angeles, CA 90013

BASA, LGO, and Flame join forces to bring you the first installment of Underground Heat, a free event held at BASA Studios LA. Come out to the heart of Downtown L.A. to experience some of its hottest up and coming artists. The event will kick off with an open cypher, so get here early and bring your A-game! Mix and mingle with the crowd, purchase exclusive merch, and groove to the sounds of Keyon Da Hustler. Grab a good spot and experience performances from Duece Flame, IAmReno, Dewey Quinton, Banks, JSHXNOBI, and Jimii V.
*4/20 friendly!*

For more info, click here.

Noir Speed Dating - Los Angeles


Sat. Oct. 19 | 5PM-8PM | $20+
A Simple Bar | 3256 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Noir Speed Dating was created for black millennials in Los Angeles who are tired of going to clubs & bars, struggling to find love. Just in time for cuffing season, Noir is a social mixer that provides the opportunity to have a series of mini-dates with potential partners. Enjoy free food & drinks and come find your next boo or bae! 25-35 only! Trust us when we say you don’t want to miss this!

For more info, click here.

Splash Bash 2019


Sat. Oct. 19 | 6PM-10PM | $175+ (fundraiser for a great cause)
9320 W Pico Blvd. LA, CA 90035

In a philanthropic mood? The Samburu Project is hosting Splash Bash, our annual fundraising gala. They will be hosting 250 guests to raise funds and awareness for the World Water Crisis. This night includes culinary creations, an open bar, live musical entertainment, live & silent auctions, and a celebration of our supporters.

Pro-tip: If you aren’t able to attend, but want to support, visit the event website to learn more or bid on any number of amazing auction opportunities!

For more info, click here.

Come Up Markets


Sun. Oct. 20 | 12PM-5PM | FREE w/ RSVP b4 1PM | $5.50
Vector 90 | 6111 S Gramercy Pl., LA, CA 90047

Come Up is back at it with a market that's for us by us. Every event the good energy and vibes multiples. We are forever grateful to have a space full of community , love and support. If you're as excited as we are, tell your friends👇🏾 and spread the love! Shopping + live music + food + fashion & more....

For more info, click here.

Movies n Mimosas: Boomerang Movie Screening

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Sun. Oct. 20 | 2PM-6PM | $25
Private Location in DTLA (Address provided upon RSVP)

Come enjoy an exclusive Grown and Sexy screening of the classic movie "Boomerang."
Your ticket purchase includes bottomless mimosas till 4 pm, food, and soul music immediately following the screening.

$5 Discount with IG repost tagging @MoviesNMimosas

Come for the Movies N Mimosas stay for the Mingling and Soul Music.

For tix, click here.

The Black Twitter Comedy Show


Sun. Oct. 20 | 8:30PM | FREE
5419 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027

In the mood for a good laugh? Our favorite comedy show is back for their two-year anniversary celebration! Comedian Tone Bell is headlining! He can be seen starring alongside Issa Rae, Regina Hall and Marsai Martin in the movie LittleDOG DAYS, Netflix's DisjointedFAM on CBS primetime comedy and his Showtime comedy special Can't Cancel This

WHITE WOMEN, the featured black male improv team as seen on UCB Harold Nights, Key & Peele, Funny or Die, Kimmy Kimmel and Comedy Bang Bang. You don’t wanna miss this!

For more info, click here.

Afro Beat


Sun. Oct. 20 | 10PM-2AM (Red Carpet 8pm-9pm)
District 7 DTLA | 555 W 7th Street Los Angeles CA 90014

Come get down at Afro Beat: An East Africa Overdose! King Kanja
Special Guest Appearance by IAMDULO + Meaku, MO Racks, Angel Mudah
Music by: DJ Nice, DJ 619 & DJ Tucha
Jollof Rice, Goat Meat, and Fried Plantain will be served!!

Taco Tuesday


Tues. Oct. 22 | 5PM-12AM
District 7 | 555 W 7th Street Los Angeles CA 90014

Taco Tuesday is always a good idea, especially in DTLA. Each and every Tuesday, you already know what it is! $7 Margaritas - $2 Tacos - Hennessy Margaritas... Soundtrack by @djfillupbanks and @dj_rtistic
Need we say more?

Save the Date

Twisted Nightmare


Oct. 26 | 9PM-2AM
Catch One | 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Welcome to Our Nightmare! A night you'd never forget or a night you'd soon want to forget...Twisted Nightmare brings you joy and terror all in the same night. Bringing to you the best costume party in Los Angeles!
Survive the Night!
Sounds by

For tickets, click here.

DDM Presents The Neo-Soul Concert Series


Oct. 25 | 7PM (Doors 6:30PM)
Wilshire Ebell Theater | 4401 W. 8th. St., Los Angeles 90005

Marsha Ambrosius, Van Hunt, Such, and The Wylde Bunch are performing live at the Wilshire Ebell for a night of straight neo-soul that you don’t want to miss!

For tix, click here.