The Ultimate Guide to Labor Day Weekend in LA!


Labor Day weekend is finally here and we've got just what you need to make it count. From Power Fest to Thundercat and the dopest day parties, #BlackBookLA has got you covered.

Kev On Stage @ Comedy Union


Thurs. Aug. 31 | 9PM (Doors 8:30PM) | $15+
Comedy Union | 5040 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019

Kev on Stage is bringing the laughs at Comedy Union this Thursday.
Gather your crew for a hilarious night out!

 For more info, click here.

The Pharcyde


Friday, Sep. 1 | 8PM | $5+
The Novo | 800 W Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Don't let The Pharcyde pass you by this Friday at The Novo in DTLA.
They're teaming up with Kero One & Azure for a $5 show. Come get your life for the cheap. 

For tickets, click here.

Afro Music Festival Pre-Party


Friday, Sep. 1 | 10PM | $12
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Experience a taste of what the Afro Music Festival has to offer through the celebration of
different African, Afro Caribbean and Afro Latino Cultures at the pre-party this Friday.

For more info, click here.

South LA Power Fest


Sat. Sep 2 | 12PM | FREE
Martin Luther King Junior Park | 3916 S. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90062

Join CoCo for their 6th Annual South LA Power Fest - the premier political music festival that attracts thousands for a day of celebration, empowerment, and education. Come enjoy great music, art installations, good food, health resources, and special activities for kids! Catch performances from Ro James, Ill Camille, and more!

For more info, click here.

Ankara Fest LA

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Sep 1-3 | $50+
The Belasco | 1050 S. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Calling all fashion & music lovers! Come thru to Ankara Fest LA for a weekend full of African-infused greatness! 

For more info, click here.

Thundercat @ The Glass House


Sat. Sep 2 | 8:30PM | $25+
The Glass House Concert Hall | 200 W. 2nd St. Pomona, CA 91766

Thundercat is bringing the heat this Saturday.
If you're in the mood for chill vibes, roll thru to the Glass House for a funky night.

For tickets, click here.

West Adams Block Party


Sunday, Sep. 3 | 12PM | FREE
Delicious Pizza | 5419 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016

West Adams is going up this Sunday. Catch headliners Talib Kweli & Doug E. Fresh, and El Padrino of Latin hip-hop Mellow Man Ace + DJ sets from Soulection's Joe Kay & Andres, Tiffany Gouché, DJ Crooks and BoomYard LA with live performances from Illa J, Frank Nitt, and more!

For more info, click here.

Turn Up Brunch LA

Sun. Sep 3 | 12PM | $40
La Vue | 3855 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010

Take Sunday Funday to a new level at the Turn Up Brunch LA! Come mix and mingle, eat, drink and get SophistiRatchet! Get it in for the perfect end to your long weekend.

For more info, click here.

The Artists Social | Houston Fundraiser 


Sun. Sep 3 | 12PM-4PM
DSR Studios | 120 E 8th St. Ste 404 Los Angeles, CA 90014

DSR Studios is inviting everyone in Los Angeles to come out and put on for the people of Houston. Artists and vendors will be selling their work - all for an important cause! Please bring clothes, shoes, and donations if you can.

Thank You LA


Mon. Sep. 4 | 2PM-9PM | $15
Exchange LA | 618 South Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90014

#ThankYouLA is a brunch and day party that celebrates the blessings we all have and enjoy while living in LA. Enjoy an amazing brunch alongside a high-energy dance party with the sounds of Kenway Live and other amazing DJs from around the city!

For more info, click here.

A Historical Perspective on Silent Films


Wed. Sep 6 | 7PM | FREE
CAAM | 600 State Dr. LA, CA

Working at the intersection of cultural studies and media studies, film historian Ellen Scott & media scholar Miriam Posner will explore the history of the silent race film and the ways in which it has evolved over the years. This event is presented in conjunction with Tyree's latest exhibition, "Center Stage: African American Women in Silent Race Films."

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