The Ultimate Guide to All-Star Weekend in LA!


It's a great week to be Black in LA!
From Black Panther to All Star Weekend,
#BlackBookLA is the plug!

Black Panther After Party
Black Book LA x Amplify Africa


Friday, Feb. 16 | 11PM-3AM | $10
11828 Teale St. LA, CA 90230

Black Book LA + Amplify Africa are turning up after our Black Panther screening this Friday. Assemble the squad and roll through for an ultra Black night. Come in your most elegant Wakanda-inspired attire. DJ Supernova & DJ Kev will be on the 1s & 2s.

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Originals Dialogue


Thurs. Feb. 15 | 7PM | FREE
Ace Hotel DTLA | 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tonight! Come chat and hang with The Originals as they review the effectiveness of protest and create an evolved approach to manifesting cultural progress. 

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Curatorial Walkthrough: How Sweet the Sound

Fri. Feb 16 | 1PM-2PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Drive LA, CA

Tour the new exhibition "How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles" with CAAM history curator Tyree Boyd-Pates and historian Dr. Daniel E. Walker of USC’s Gospel Music Archive and discover how gospel music pioneers like James Cleveland, Andraé Crouch, Sallie Martin, and others brought gospel to LA and redefined the genre.

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AfropolitanLA - Destination Africa


Fri. Feb 16 | 6PM | FREE b4 7PM
The Sayers Club | 1645 Wilcox Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028

Join Afropolitan LA and South African Airways for a unique opportunity to connect with other professionals by sharing personal travel experiences and learning about cool travel ideas and destinations in Africa. 

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Urban Fêtes presents:
Silent Party LA | NBA All-Star Edition

Fri. Feb 16 | 9PM
The Parlor | 7250 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046

Urban Fêtes & Millennium Age are teaming up to present a very special NBA edition Silent Party! Stop by this Friday for another amazing experience. 

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Sat. Feb 17 | 2PM | FREE before 5PM
Exchange LA | 618 South Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90014

Thank You LA is bringing it back just in time for All Star Weekend. 

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Kiss-n-Grind's 2018 All-Star Weekend Day Party

Sat. Feb 17 | 3PM | $5-15
Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills | 8555 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048

Kiss n Grind's Beats & Bites is back for All Star Game weekend
with special guest DJ As-Is!

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Get Paid to Be Yourself: A Conversation w/ Lena Waithe + Julian Mitchell


Sat. Feb 17 | 6:30PM | FREE w/ RSVP
CTRL Collective | 833 S Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90014

Get Paid to be Yourself is a live conversation series for the new creative class empowering creators to design the careers they want. Julian Mitchell will be sitting with Lena Waithe to discuss how she stayed true to her purpose while navigating the film industry.

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NBA All Star Weekend: D'ussé Palooza

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Sat. Feb 17 | 8PM | $50
Globe Theatre | 740 S. Broadway St. Los Angeles, CA 90014

D'ussepalooza (formerly HennyPalooza) is going down at Globe Theatre during All Star Weekend! Features complimentary D'Usse until supplies run out!
Get your presale tickets now.

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Turn Up Brunch LA | All-Star Weekend Edition


Sun. Feb 18 | 12PM-8PM | $40
BIERGARTEN | 750 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014

Turn Up Brunch LA was cultivated to bring you a fresh new take on Sunday Funday. This is where young professionals can mix and mingle, eat, drink and turn up! Come thru for the perfect end to your weekend before the start of the Monday grind.

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Salon and Performance by Maurice Harris


Sun. Feb 18 | 6PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. LA, CA

During the closing week of Salon des Refusés by Lezley Saar artist Maurice Harris, founding creator of floral design company Bloom & Plume, will activate the exhibition with a dance performance. The program opens with readings by spoken word artist Kamil Oshundara.

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TRAP Karaoke: Los Angeles

Sun. Feb 18 | 9PM | $35
Union | 4067 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Get those vocal chords ready! TRAP Karaoke is about personal empowerment, cultural participation, cherished moments, community and creating a safe space for human connection.

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