Valentine's Weekend: The Black Love Edition


Say it loud…I’m black and I’m proud!
It’s the month of love, ya’ll, and we have a few suggestions for how you can celebrate -
#BlackLove style.

The Mountaintop


Thurs. Feb. 7| 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.

No Place to Be Somebody

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Fri. Feb. 8 | 8:00PM - 10:00PM | $20
WACO Theater Center | 5144 Lankershim Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91601

Through the story of a black bar owner trying to outwit a white mobster syndicate who wants power by any means necessary, No Place to Be Somebody brilliantly explores race relations, culture and the American dream at the height of the Civil Rights Movement . In the midst of chaos and the allusion of the forward movement for blacks, the production speaks to the pressing issues of our times, particularly America’s troubling racial divide.

An emotionally charged production everyone should see at least once.

For more info, click here.

LA Friday Night Block Party


Fri. Feb. 8 | 6:00PM - 10:00PM | FREE
3710 W. MLK Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

It’s Friday night & we feel alright! The party is here at the….LA Friday Night Block Party!

You already know what time it is. Live music, vendors, give-aways, good vibes, beautiful black folks, and…. food and dessert trucks! Just pull up with your melanin & appetite.

(They say it’s plenty of free parking ya’ll)

Lemon Pepper Wet: Grammy Edition


Fri. Feb. 8 | 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM| $10.50
King King | 1714 Whitley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

They had us at lemon pepper wings, to be honest.
Well…and with the DJ lineup.
If you’re looking for the food with the grooves on this Friday night, click the link below to RSVP.

For more info, click here.

Social Therapy: Grammy Week Edition


Feb. 8 | 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM| Free w/ RSVP
The Whiskey Lounge | 888 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Social Therapy continues to slay our Friday nights with great party vibes for the Free with RSVP.
This time, they’re doing it Grammy style.

For more info, click here.

Early 2000’s Yoga & Chill


Sat. Feb. 9 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM| $15 - $20
R&B Yoga | 3006 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

There really is no better way to start your morning than with R&B Yoga. It’s a straight vibe ya’ll.
Early 2000's themed yoga class + Free "high" quality edible cookie from Cookie Jar + Complimentary fresh juice.

Do not wait to RSVP. These classes sell out fast.

For more info, click here.

Brunch & Arts: Creative Arts Industry

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Sat. Feb. 9 | 11:00AM - 2:00 PM | $20- $45
4101 East Willow Street, Long Beach, CA 90815

Join UIU-Los Angeles, in partnership with L.A. African, for a morning of delicious brunch, classic advice and resources from some of Black Hollywood’s up and coming, and some necessary networking. After all, this is Los Angeles, the land of the entrepreneur!

Did we mention there’s bottomless mimosas?

For more info, click here.

The Reboot Show


Sat. Feb. 9 | 8PM - 10PM | $15 - $20
Skiptown Playhouse | 665 North Heliotrope Drive Los Angeles CA 90004

Pull up with a loved one to The Reboot Show, where they'll be celebrating (and debating) classic Black 90s sitcoms with some of the country's most talented comedians.

There’s games and complimentary cocktails….all night

…Netflix goin have to wait until tomorrow because there’s no way any of us is missing this one!

For more info, click here.

Love, Locs & Liberation

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Sun. Feb. 10 | 7:30PM | $20
Solofest 2019 Whitefire Theater| 13500 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Ella Turenne is bringing the black excellence with her critically acclaimed solo show : Love, Locs, & Liberation. Through the eyes of 21 different characters, a 5th grade bully to Madam CJ Walker, she exposes the hair connection to politics, identity and culture, illustrating why hair is an intimate and essential part of Black life.

Do yourself a favor and support some black woman magic..

For more info, click here.

Business Empowerment Duo


Tues. Feb. 12 | 6:10 PM| $15
Baldwin Hills Community Center | 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Directed by Stanley Nelson, this film explores the History of African American Entrepreneurship. In this era where our kinsfolks are reclaiming, and relentlessly so, our economic power and freedom… issa important and necessary conversation to be having.

For more info, click here.

Let’s Taco Bout Love


Tues. Feb. 9 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM| $10 - $200
The Lazarus Experience | 224 E. 11th St, #501, Los Angeles CA 90015

It really doesn’t get better than tacos and love.
… it just doesn’t.

Therefore, rejoice with joy with the launch of this new Taco Tuesday series which couples our love for tacos with the necessary conversations we need to be having about life in general.
This time they’re exploring sex, love, and dating!

For more info, click here.

Slow Motion


Wed. Feb. 13 | 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM | Free with RSVP
Parlour Room | 6423 Yucca Street, Hollywood, CA 90028

DJ R-tistic never lets us down ya’ll.

That’s why we will definitely be bumping and grinding with this Slow Motion groove he’s blessing us with. Tomorrow may be the day of love, but tonight is the night for some wind and grind.
And it’s free with RSVP.

For more info, click here.

Dating In LA Is…..

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Wed. Feb. 13 | 7:30PM - 10:30PM | FREE
5076 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

We've all heard it before - "LA isn't a good place for dating.”
But why, though?
Fellas, assemble the squad. Ladies, pull up. It’s time to get to the bottom of why dating in Los Angeles is the way it is

For more info, click here.


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Sun. Feb. 17 | 12:00PM - 5:00PM | $0-$25
The Springs | 608 Mateo St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Stop what you’re doing and go RSVP for only the hottest, most eclectic monthly Black popup marketplace that Los Angeles has to offer.

Bringing out hundreds of beautiful black folks, and the best vendors that you’ll be upset you didn’t know about sooner, Come Up LA is not the event you want to be sleeping on.

There’s food and DJ’s and…and…and just be there!

For more info, click here.

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