The Ultimate Guide for Keeping It Black This Week


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August Wilson’s Two Trains Running


Fri. Feb. 22 | 8:00PM - 10:30PM | $35
The Matrix Theatre | 7657 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

It’s no secret that August Wilson is only one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th century.

With that being said, be sure to support an amazing black cast as they put on a stellar performance of this legendary play. Treat yourself before the month is out.

For more info, click here.

The Loft Comedy Nights


Fri. Feb. 22 | 8PM - 12AM | $7
Cordoba Creatives | 9110 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90047

There’s a new comedy night in town and it’s taking place at Cordoba Studios!
The line up is lit & so are the comedic vibes.
For more info, click here.



Fri. Feb. 22 | 10:00PM - 2:00AM | $0 - $20
Los Globos | 3040 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

The flyer says it all ya’ll.

It’s LA’s biggest African Experience party.

Raise of hands if you’ll be here tonight sweating out them edges on the dance floor….

For more info, click here.

Los Angeles Dance Class

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Sat. Feb. 23 | 12:00PM - 2:00PM | $20 - $25
Downtown Dance & Movement | 1144 South Hope Street. Los Angeles, CA 90015

Izzy Odigie is back with a afrobeats dance session .

Alexa, click that RSVP one time for me.

For more info, click here.

Bridging the Gap: A Conversation About Black History

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Sat. Feb. 23 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Free
University of California, Los Angeles | SAC Conference Room 1-3, Los Angeles, CA 90095

For many years the discussion among African Americans and Africans have been “Are we the same?,” “Where do we really come from?,” “Why do you think you’re better than us?” Although there are many differences, there are just as many similarities from childhood upbringing, work ethic, education, racism, social class, behavioral societal standards and more.
Join this amazing panel as they dive deeper into this conversation.

For more info, click here.

Black Herstory Month

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Sat. Feb. 23 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM | $5 - $8
The Virgil | 4519 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90029

For the second year in a row, comedian Charla Lauriston brings us Black Herstory Month, a comedy show with an all black woman lineup featuring some of the best comedians in LA.

Come ready to laugh.

For more info, click here.

The MountainTop


Sat. Feb. 23| 8:00PM - 10:00PM | $39+
Garry Marshall Theatre
| 4252 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505

This is no ordinary night. History collides with Magic Realism in Katori Hall’s masterpiece, THE MOUNTAINTOP.  A re-imagining of the final hours of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and stunning new view of his dream for our nation.   It’s a must see ya’ll. So much so that…we have special ticket prices for our BBLA fam. Make sure you put in Promo Code MLKTIX to come up on center section tickets for only $39.

For more info, click here.

Who Made the Potato Salad?


Sat. Feb. 23 | 11:00PM - 2:00AM | $25-$40
Regency West | 3339 West 43rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Who Made the Potato Salad is on the west coast ya’ll!! This is a sketch show made in 24 hours. Check it out, everything you see on stage was created and rehearsed earlier that day. Writers arrive at 8 AM. Scripts are finalized by 3 PM. Actors rehearse from 5 PM to 9 PM. The show goes live at 11 PM no matter what!

It’s the funniest sketch comedy you’re going to get , hence their high demand on both sides of the coast!

For more info, click here.

Brunch 2 Bomb: The Wiz Edition

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Sun. Feb. 24 | 11AM-5PM | $5-15
The Fields LA & Free Play | 3939 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90037

It’s that time again! The Brunch 2 Bomb Brunch & Day Party is back with The Wiz Edition. They’re headed to the Land of Oz and going epic for Black History Month. There will also be a special bday celebration for the lovely Ms. Amber Riley!

For tix, click here.

South Central Love: Oscars After Party


Sun. Feb. 24 | 9:00PM - 2:00AM | $11.48 +
The Continental Club | 116 W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

It’ time to pull out the suits and the cocktail dresses again ya’ll ! It’s the unofficial official Oscars after-party an we’re spending it dressed in our nicest attire as we celebrate life and love all night long while listening to awesome tunes provided by our favorites, Kenway & Friends.

For more info, click here.

Harlem South : A View Through the Lens

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Mon. Feb. 25 | 7:00PM - 10:00PM | Free
GRAMMY Museum L.A. LIVE | 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015

It’s a world premiere ya’ll !

“Harlem South:A View Through the Lens” is a multimedia performance that chronicles the dynamics of African American life in 1920's Columbia. The perfect way to spend your Monday as black history month enters its last week.

For more info, click here.

TLPA House Party


Tues. Feb. 26 | 9:00PM - 2:00AM | $10
1611 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

TPLA is back to bring all the melanin vibes! Come enjoy music, live performances, food, and more.

For more info, click here.

Wicked Wednesday

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Wed. Feb. 27 | 10:00PM - 2:00AM | Free
The Falls Lounge DTLA | 626 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

DJ Clean is bringing all the sounds from around the diaspora at this once a month Afro-Caribbean event!

No charge at all night, just good vibes.

For more info, click here.

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