Melanin Vibes all Summer Long


We heard the hot girls and city boys are looking for where to go this weekend..?

The Dynasty Experience w/Antonio Ramsey and Cooki Turner


Thurs. Aug. 8 | 8PM-MIDNIGHT | FREE w/ RSVP
Lucky Strike Live - Hollywood | 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Suite 143, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Lucky Strike Live presents a night of unparalleled flow and vibe.

Come experience the magic.

Featured sets from: Dynasty (Hip Hop/Soul) @yagirldynasty Antonio Ramsey (Trap Soul) @iamantonioramsey Cooki Turner (R&B/ Soul) @misscookiturner

For more info, click here.

Crush on You


Thurs. Aug. 8 | 10PM-2AM | FREE
a SImple Bar | 3256 Cahuenga Blvd West. LA, CA 90068

Come through and find a lover or friend. We're playing nothing but your throwback Hip Hop and R&B songs all night!

To RSVP, click here.

Meeting Minds

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Fri. Aug. 9 | 8PM-12AM | $10+
Free Play (Second Floor, The Fields LA) | 3939 South Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90037

Meeting Minds Los Angeles is back with our Summer Chic Edition! As always, they will light up the LA scene with progressive, controversial, and entertaining topic discussions in an interactively charged environment! Some topics may include: Mental Health in the Black Community and Gentrification of Historically Black Neighborhoods. Our key objectives are to listen, excite, converse, interact, and inform through engaging topic discussions. 

For tickets, click here.

Freedom Dreamin': 1st Annual Independence Event


Sat. Aug 10 | 12:30PM-6PM | $25
3411 W 43rd Place, Los Angeles, CA 90008

You're invited to LIBERATE YOUR SENSES at our magically soulful IMANI eXperiential travel Adult Afro-Adventure launch event. We are traveling HOME by freeing all of our senses. Culinary Masterpieces + Libations + eXperiential Wellness Workshops + Soulful Tunes + Free Giveaways + Community + Good Vibes.

For tickets, click here.

Julisa, who ?


Sat. Aug. 10 | 6PM-11PM | Free w/ Rsvp
Comfort LA,| 1110 E 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90021

Julisa, Who?” is a one-minute long, animated series that follows the mishaps of title character Julisa as she struggles with adulting in the modern world. Come celebrate the launch of the show with series creators, Julisa Wilson and Rae Benjamin at Comfort LA.

-Live performances from rappers Tony Tig, and Julisa

-Stand up comedy from Gary Curtis (as seen on Buzzfeed, Revolt and more)

-Merchandise giveaways

-DJ and dancing

-Delicious soul food for sale

For tickets, click here.

a 2000’s Era Hip - Hop Party


Sat. Aug. 10 | 9:00PM-2AM | Free
Echoplex | 1154 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026

We'll be playing all your favorite 2000's era hip hop jams & more.

P.S. First 100 people get in FREE with RSVP below!

For tickets, click here.



Sun. Aug. 11 | 8PM-10PM | $30 +
The Ford Theatres | 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

Academy Award-winning actor Don Cheadle will take a step away from his prolific role as an actor and activist to host [UP]Rising: An Afro-Future Her-Story, an incredible night of international jazz at the Ford Theatres in Hollywood. Two of South Africa’s top women in jazz, Siya Makuzeni, a world-renowned trombonist and vocalist and Thandi Ntuli, a multi-talented keyboardist and singer-songwriter, will perform in commemoration of South Africa’s National Women’s Day. These powerful, creative women will be flanked on the Ford stage with some of Los Angeles’ own creative treasures, The Katalyst Collective, a local ensemble comprised of nine of the most talented and fast-rising jazz musicians in Los Angeles.

For more info, click here.

HireHer Summer Soiree


Tues. Aug. 13 | 3PM-7PM | $15 +
WeWork - 4th Floor | 925 North La Brea Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90038

HireHer®, a platform for amplifying workplace inclusion, is hosting a summer soiree at WeWork West Hollywood on August 13th from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. HireHer wants to connect with LA's diverse, multicultural community of makers, innovators and leaders. The afternoon kicks off with wine, champagne, a BBQ menu with vegan options and networking to the soundtrack of Afrobeat, R&B and pop.

The event also features free head shots, a performance and a panel on the "Value of Inclusion" , discussing the impact & erasure of bias across industries.

To RSVP, click here.

Save the Date

Bourbon & Bones LA


Sun. Aug. 18 | 3PM-7PM | FREE
The Parlor | 7250 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Brown Liquor Collective and Global Domino Program are coming together to host an afternoon social that features a premium whiskey flight tasting, an open domino tournament and curated sounds by Mýa Singleton. Show up, kick back, enjoy the vibe, and sip and slam accordingly.

For more info, click here.

Kolor Con


Sat. Aug. 24 | 11AM-6PM
Innovative Entrepreneurs Hub | 5777 W. Century Blvd.

Join Kolor Society at the inaugural KolorCon, an encounter of dynamic individuals of the African Diaspora exploring business, lifestyle and culture. Listen to individuals leading LA, participate in hands-on workshops, eat, shop, and network.

Pro tip: Use code BLACKBOOK for $5 off your General Admission ticket.

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