Mark Maggiori’s “Hold On to What Is Good” is part of the “Masters of the American West” annual exhibit and sale presented by the Autry Museum of the American West. This year the exhibit is online and opens on Feb. 27. (Photo courtesy of the Autry Museum of the American West)

Here’s a sampling of online and in-person experiences, Feb. 25 to March 4.

EVENTS

Fair Foodie Fest: Purchase favorite fair foods at a no-contact and drive-thru event, Feb. 26-28. Hours: 5-10 p.m. Fridays; noon-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Foods include: barbecue, funnel cakes, Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Bowls, Krispy Kreme Donut Cheeseburgers, giant turkey legs and deep-fried Twinkies (check website for more offerings for sale). Free admission but register in advance (includes a mini funnel cake per car for online registration). Rose Bowl, Lot K, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. bit.ly/3cWh6Mk; www.fairfoodiefest.com

dineL.A. Restaurant Week: The event invites the public to explore a variety of cuisines at restaurants onsite and al fresco or by takeaway or delivery, March 1-14. Choose from lunch ($15-$35 options) and dinner ($25-$65 and up options) set menus. Beverages, tax and tip are extra. Grubhub is the official delivery partner: grubhub.com or use the phne app. See participating restaurants, menus and ways to dine: www.dinela.com

Tomatomania!: Get ready to grow your own heirloom and hybrid varieties of tomatoes at these upcoming seedlings events: Fig Earth Supply, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 5-7 (3577 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles; 323-224-3938; bit.ly/2Noc9BL); Otto & Sons, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 12-13 (1835 E. Guiberson Road, Fillmore; 805-524-2123; bit.ly/37GrhBa); Tapia Brothers, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19-21 (5251 Hayvenhurst Ave., Encino; 818-905-6155; bit.ly/2NNKt97). Check each individual website for details and rules. Updates on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TomatomaniaHQ. tomatomania.com

ONGOING

Harbor Breeze Cruises: Long Beach Harbor tours and whale watching cruises available. Tickets online for harbor tours: $15 (ages 12 and older); $10 (ages 63 and older); $6 (ages 5-11); higher for walk-ups during the week and holidays. Whale watching cruises: $45 (ages 12 and older; Monday-Friday) and $50 (ages 12 and older; Saturday-Sunday and holidays). Check the website for dates, other pricing and Covid-19 restrictions. 100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2, Long Beach. 562-432-4900. tickets.harbor-cruises.com; 2seewhales.com

Island Packers – Winter Whale Watching: Spot Pacific gray whales migrating through the Santa Barbara Channel as they journey from Alaska to Baja California. Cruise passengers may also see fin or humpback whales plus Common dolphins (no guarantees). Half-day trips, 3-3.5 hours, board at 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. from two locations: Channel Islands Harbor, 3550 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard; Ventura Harbor Village, 1691 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. Tickets for half-day cruises begin at $40 adults; $36 seniors; $29 ages 3-12; all-day trips, $62-$84 for adults (check the website for all prices and other cruising location options). Check website for details including Covid-19 precautions and boarding locations. 805-642-1393. islandpackers.com

The Music Center’s For the Love of L.A.: A series of new works in dance, music and visuals from Los Angeles-based artists, presented every Tuesday through April 20. Watch on Instagram here: bit.ly/3oL4Rok or here: www.musiccenter.org/tmc-offstage/for-the-love-of-la/

ART

Masters of the American West – Virtual Exhibit: The Autry Museum of the American West presents the annual exhibit of paintings and sculptures from more than 60 contemporary Western artists, opens noon Feb. 27 (ballots for the Major Art Works – an online, fixed-priced, random draw; see the website). Register for special event discussions with artists here: masters.theautry.org/pages/event-registrations. “Miniatures” paintings, opens 1 p.m. Feb. 27 (bit.ly/3av4Tg1). Exhibit runs through April 11. masters.theautry.org

Corey Helford Gallery: “Seven-Artist Show: Andy Adamson, Zoé Byland, Yang Cao, Kozyndan, Travis Lampe, Rodolfo Loaiza, Helice Wen” (main gallery) and “Luke Chueh: Intensive Purposes” (Gallery 2). Watch the opening live streamed on the gallery’s Instagram, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 27. Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (12 people at a time; masks and social distancing required). Exhibit runs through April 3. 571 S. Anderson St., Los Angeles. Email: jch@coreyhelfordgallery.com. coreyhelfordgallery.com

Social and Public Art Resource Center: “Why We Won’t Just Leave: What Alaska Is Telling the World About Climate Change,” paintings, portraits, stories and video profiles on artists and activists talking about climate change, opens 4 p.m. Feb. 27. Curator Lindsay Carron gives a talk about the exhibit on opening day. Exhibit runs virtually through April 10. The gallery is in Venice. Email: info@sparcinla.org. Free, but make a reservation in advance to see the online opening: www.sparcinla.org/why-we-wont

Landscapes of the Mind: A virtual art exhibit at the First Floor Gallery at the City of Santa Clarita’s City Hall. Exhibit is also available to view in person. Watch from the Artsteps link here: bit.ly/3jAZve0. Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. See other virtual art exhibits here: santaclaritaarts.com

Memorial Crane Project: Artist Karla Funderburk and San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center present a display of thousands of origami cranes that honor lives lost due to Covid-19 in the United States. Exhibit runs through May 8. View the exhibit outside of the center’s Art Along the Boulevard space, 18640 Ventura Blvd. (at Yolanda Avenue), Tarzana. Email the artist: karla@matterstudiogallery.com. Email the center: info@sfvacc.org. memorialcraneproject.org; www.sfvacc.org

ONGOING ART

Lowell Ryan Projects: “Antonio Adriano Puleo – Four Fours, a subsequent work and small sculptures” and “Jorge Luis Santos – Manchas de Zapatos.” Gallery hours: by appointment only 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (reservations required here: bit.ly/38IpPOr; masks and social distancing enforced). Exhibits run through Feb. 27. 4851 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-998-0063. Email: info@lowellryanprojects.com. www.lowellryanprojects.com

Thinkspace Projects: “Roby Dwi Antono: Epos” and “Edith Lebeau: Certain Scars Can’t Be Seen.” Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday by appointment only. Exhibits run through Feb. 27. 4217 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-558-3375. Email: contact@thinkspaceprojects.com. thinkspaceprojects.com/shows/2021

Art Angels Gallery Los Angeles:Micah Johnson: Black Sheep,” charcoal portrait paintings from the former major leagues baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, for one). Gallery hours: by appointment, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. 9020 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-693-5500. www.artangels.net

Topanga Canyon Art Gallery: “On Location in the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore” a group show from members of the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore, Bonnie Freund, Carole Garland, Russell Hunziker, Virginia Kamhi, Timothy Kitz and Linda Melber. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. weekends; and by appointment; or in the virtual gallery on the gallery’s website. Exhibit runs through Feb. 28. 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 424-326-6429. www.topangacanyongallery.com; allied-artists.com

Gavlak Los Angeles:Karen Carson: Middle Ground.” Gallery hours: call or send an email to schedule an appointment. Exhibit runs through March 6. 1700 S. Santa Fe Ave., #440, Los Angeles. 323-467-5700. Email: slewiecki@gavlakgallery.com. www.gavlakgallery.com

Shulamit Nazarian Gallery: Two exhibits: “Michael Stamm: So Super Sorry Sir!” paintings, and “Cammie Staros: What Will Have Being,” sculptures. Reservation information and gallery hours here: www.shulamitnazarian.com/reservations. Exhibits run through March 6. 616 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. 310-281-0961. Email: seth@shulamitnazarian.com. www.shulamitnazarian.com

Regen Projects: “Doug Aitken: Flags and Debris,” handmade fabric wall hangings and a multi-screen installation. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday by appointment. Exhibit runs through March 13. 6750 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-276-5424. www.regenprojects.com

ReflectSpace Gallery – Glendale Library, Arts and Culture: Virtual exhibit of “Beyond the River: Free Zone-DMZ, The City that Lost the River.” A partnership between the gallery and GLAC and the City of Gimpo, South Korea, and the Gimpo Cultural Foundation, brings art from Korean artists who reflect on the once maritime city’s lost access to the Han river that is a border river between North and South Korea. Gimpo and Glendale are sister cities. Exhibit runs through March 15. View online here: bit.ly/3pdZa2E. www.reflectspace.org

Nicodim Gallery: “Devendra Banhart: The Grief I Have Caused You,” drawings and paintings. Gallery hours: by appointment, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 20. 1700 S. Santa Fe Ave., Los Angeles. 213-265-7166. www.nicodimgallery.com/exhibitions/devendra-banhart-the-grief-i-have-caused-you

Diane Rosenstein Gallery: “Vanessa Prager: Static,” oil paintings. Gallery hours: by appointment only (dianerosenstein.com/reservations). Exhibit runs through April 10. 831 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. 323-462-2790. Email: info@dianerosenstein.com. www.vprager.com. dianerosenstein.com

Galerie XII: “Women.On.Women” group show, with art from Patty Carroll, Maia Flore, Ziqian Liu, Mona Kuhn and Anja Niemi, Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; and by appointment (masks required in the gallery). Exhibit runs through April 10. Bergamont Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave., Suite B2, Santa Monica. 424-252-9004. www.galeriexii.com/EN/

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery: “Tristan Espinoza: Index, Interiors.” View the exhibit online through April 22. www.lamag.org/exhibitions

BOOKS

Book Soup: Catie Disbato discusses “U Up?), 6 p.m. Feb. 25 (bit.ly/3jYfmDO). Register in advance for the free Crowdcast live streaming talks through the links. Purchase books from the website. Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110. www.booksoup.com

Vroman’s Bookstore: Ioan Grillo discusses “Blood Gun Money,” 6 p.m. Feb. 26 (bit.ly/3arly47). Luvvie Ajayi Jones discusses “Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual,” 6 p.m. March 3 (ticketed event, $26 with book to be picked up at store, or $35 with book to be mailed; bit.ly/3pNt65y). Chip Jacobs discusses “The Darkest Glare: A True Story of Murder, Blackmail and Real Estate Greed in 1979 Los Angeles,” 6 p.m. March 10 (bit.ly/2NzJqK3). Register in advance for all the online Crowdcast events. 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320. www.vromansbookstore.com

Diesel, A Bookstore: Holly Goldberg Sloan discusses “The Elephant in the Room,” 6:30 p.m. March 2 (bit.ly/3kg99mK). Carla Malden discusses “Shine Until Tomorrow,” 6:30 p.m. March 10 (bit.ly/3dFDauV). Register in advance for the online Crowdcast events. 225 26th St., Santa Monica. 310-576-9960. www.dieselbookstore.com/brentwood

Chevalier’s Books: Poet Richard Ferguson discusses “Everything Is Radiant Between the Hates,” 7 p.m. March 4 (www.chevaliersbooks.com/march-04-rich-ferguson). William Deverell discusses “Kathy Fiscus: A Tragedy That Transfixed the Nation,” 7 p.m. March 22 (bit.ly/2ZLIchj). Register in advance for the online book talks. The bookstore is open, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-465-1334. www.chevaliersbooks.com

Leslie K. Barry: Discusses “Newark Minutemen,” 4 p.m. March 4. The book talk is presented by Holocaust Museum LA. Register in advance here: bit.ly/3uooCpz. www.holocaustmuseumla.org

CHARITY

Liam’s Life Foundation – Chasin’ Change Run: Participants run on the Backbone Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Feb. 27. Join the run/make a donation: https://pledgeit.org/backbone-trail-run. The event raises awareness of drunk driving and funds for the foundation to bring about a change in driving under the influence laws in the United States. Read about Liam Kowal, who died at age 15-months as a result of a DUI, here: www.liamslife.org/liam. Read about the foundaton here: www.liamslife.org/mission-1

DANCE

Israel Galván – Maestro de Barra: Center for the Art of Performance, UCLA, presents the flamenco dancer, 7 p.m. March 6. Free. Register and watch from the link here: online.cap.ucla.edu/videos/israel-galvan-solo. cap.ucla.edu/calendar

DISCUSSION

San Fernando Valley Audubon Society: Guest speaker Freya MacGregor discusses “Birdability,” how one group is making bird watching more accessible and inclusive for people with physical and mental challenges, 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 25. Sign up to watch the program: bit.ly/3qwjA7Y. The society is offering a first year free membership; join through the website. Information about Birdability: www.birdability.org. www.sfvaudubon.org

Secret Los Angeles – The Weird, Wonderful and Obscure: Guest speaker Danny Jensen discusses the topic at an online meeting of the San Fernando Valley Historical Society, 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Watch the program on Zoom here: calstatela.zoom.us/j/97271579620#success. Free/donation. The program will be recorded and added to the society’s Facebook for future viewing: www.facebook.com/sfvhs. Jensen’s books are available for purchase here: secretlosangelesbook.com/store. www.sfvhs.com

History of African Americans in the San Fernando Valley: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley presents a talk by Crystal Jackson, founder and president of the Pacoima Historical Society, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 27. Donation $10 appreciated. Reservations here: museumsanfernandovalley.blogspot.com. The Zoom link will be sent upon registration. Email: themuseumsfv@gmail.vom. www.themuseumsfv.org

A History of Mariachi Music: Art and cultural history lecturer Gregorio Luke gives the talk, 6 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets $7.50 plus a transaction fee. Check here to purchase tickets for the Zoom presentation: bit.ly/3qQVG7C

Little Known History of the Jewish Community in Shanghai: The Holocaust Museum LA presents a virtual look at documents and photographs about the community derived from the museum’s Charles Millett Collection, 4 p.m. March 2. The Millett family escaped the Nazis in Vienna and settled in Shanghai, China. Tickets $12. Register in advance to receive the link: bit.ly/2ZPuIB7. www.holocaustmuseumla.org

MOVIES

Films.Dance: The Soraya, at Cal State Northridge, and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, in Beverly Hills, present fifteen international dance films that were filmed during the Covid-19 pandemic. One new film, per 15 weeks, will be shown on Mondays through May 3. Upcoming: ” Now” (Shanghai, China), 9 a.m. March 1. Free. Upcoming: “Dadu” (Amsterdam, Netherlands), March 8; “Another Serious Dance Film” (NYC, USA), March 15; “Same Sky” (Los Angeles, USA), March 22; “Sit Still” (Montreal, Canada), March 29. Available to watch at film.dance Facebook: bit.ly/3nZSNPs; on the website: bit.ly/3pGuYxI

MUSEUM

Skirball Cultural Center: Feb. 27: “Skirball Stages,” a concert by Joachim Cooder (with special guest Ry Cooder) and Amythyst Kiah and a behind-the-scenes look at the music makers, 8 p.m. Streams for free on YouTube with a reservation: skirball.org/skirball-stages. Museum exhibit: “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope,” photography by Lynsey Addario and stories based on the book of the same name by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, through May 31. skirball.org

Petersen Automotive Museum: Feb. 28: “Virtual Ferrari Cruise-in,” co-presented by the Ferrari Club of America, Southwest Region, at 8 a.m. Museum exhibits on YouTube: “Tour of Actor Steve McQueen’s 1956 Jaguar XKSS” here: bit.ly/3nJ44EB. “Aston Martin DB4 Zagato Show Car” here: bit.ly/2WC7Zar. “Ultimate Supercar Collection Tour” here: bit.ly/2HYjy7X. “Full Peterson Collection Tour” here: bit.ly/34g9RcR. Online activities and education on cars for all ages: bit.ly/3fWe7mq. www.petersen.org

Natural History Museum Los Angeles: March 5: “First Fridays Connected: L.A. at the Intersections”: “Home x Habitats” theme, 6-8 p.m. Evening includes: “10 Minute Cocktail,” with Elle Nucci, owner of EN Events, preparing “Figueroa Street” (see list of ingredients on the website; by mixologist Lucy Yepez, 6:05 p.m.; DJ Lounge with Anthony Valadez (KCRW DJ), 6:15 p.m.; “Home x Habitats” talk by Evelynn Escobar, activist and founder of Hike Clerb, and psychologist Jennifer Mullan, Psy.D and founder of Decolonizing Psychology, and moderated by neuroscientist and science communicator Yewande Pearse, PhD, 6:45 p.m.; Neil Frances (Jordan Feller and Marc Gilfrey) performance, 7:30 p.m. Free. Reservations are required. Upcoming in the series: April 2, May 7, June 4. Register for the online event here: nhm.org/calendar/nhm-first-fridays-connected-march. nhmlac.org

ONGOING MUSEUM

California African American Museum: See a sampling of current exhibits online: “Nikita Gale: Private Dancer.” “Sanctuary: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection.” “Sula Bermúdez-Silverman: Neither Fish, Flesh, Nor Fowl.” Upcoming: “Rights and Rituals: The Making of African American Debutante Culture.” Check the museum’s Facebook (bit.ly/3oq0tLa) or the website for updates on museum re-opening. 600 State Drive (in Exposition Park), Los Angeles. caamuseum.org/exhibitions

Craft in America Center: “Making Waves: Ocean Ecology & Craft,” a group show of artwork that reflects the natural underwater world and the challenges of water pollution. Exhibit runs through June 19. View the exhibit on the website. The center is in Los Angeles. 323-951-0610. www.craftinamerica.org/center

Japan House Los Angeles: New: “Nature/Supernature: Visions of This World and Beyond in Japanese Woodblock Prints,” through May 31. The exhibit has three sections: Woodblock printing shows the history and process of the technique; Nature shows Japanese landscapes; Supernature has supernatural images including animals, deities, demons, ghosts and trickster figures. View the online exhibit here: www.japanhousela.com/exhibitions/nature-supernature. www.japanhouse.jp/losangeles

MUSIC

New West Symphony – Global Sounds, Local Cultures: Michael Christie conducts the symphony in “A Tour of China” program with mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, Wu Man (pipa musician) and Hong Wang (erhu musician), 3 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets $25 (also includes “Pre-Concert Talk,” with UCLA senior lecturer David Ravetch, 6 p.m. Feb. 25, and “Cultural Insights,” 7 p.m. Feb. 26, and “Meet the Artists” talk, 7 p.m. Feb. 27). Purchase from here: sforce.co/3anMnGq. 805-497-5800. Email: symphony@newwestsymphony.org. Watch online newwestsymphony.org

Glendale Noon Concerts: Oboeist Regina Brady and violist Jonah Sirota perform music by Debussy, Rodney Lister, Gilles Silvestrini and one of Sirota’s own compositions, 12:10 p.m. March 3. Free; donations welcome to continue the twice-a-month concerts. Concerts are streamed on Facebook and YouTube; see the links from the website. 818-244-7241. Email: glendalesda@gmail.com. glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com

THEATER

UnRavelled: A new drama by Jake Broder about the late Canadian painter Anne Adams, French composer Maurice Ravel and the rare brain disease that they both suffered from but that also increased their creativity, 4 p.m. Feb. 25 and 9 a.m. March 3. Register for either of the two dates that also include a live seminar after the play; free. The play is co-presented by the Global Brain Health Institute that researches dementia and other brain health-related issues. The play will be available to watch through March 31. www.unravelledplay.com

Embrace/Love/Free: A one-man show, written and performed by Justin Sandler, about his cancer journey told through comedy, music and poetry, 6 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets $15.99. Part of Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest 2021 (through March 27). 818-687-8559. www.whitefiretheatre.com

Pandora: A reading of the play by Laurel Ollstein based on the “Pandora’s Box” myth, 5 p.m. Feb. 26. Free. Register in advance for the password. The event is part of the theater program at the Getty Villa Museum. www.getty.edu/museum/programs/performances/pandora.html

Wild at Hart – A Tale of Trauma and Triumph: A play written and performed by Kamakshi Hart, 7 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets $15.99. Part of Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest 2021 (through March 27). 818-687-8559. www.whitefiretheatre.com

The Moth presents Pacific Mainstage – Great Expectations: Jonathan Ames hosts with true personal stories on the theme by Michael Fischer, Stephen James and Aida Rodriguez, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Tickets $15. themoth.org/events/the-moth-virtual-mainstage. https://themoth.org/

Black History in the Circus: Fly Black Aerialists members perform the show, 1 p.m. Feb. 28. Donation. Email: flyaerialorg@gmail.com. Reservations for the Zoom show and how to donate here: mailchi.mp/1060c649b182/fbablackhistory

Judgment Day: A solo show — but with 20 characters — about God being on trial for hating Black people, written and performed by Juliette Jeffers, 1 p.m. Feb. 28. Jeffers, curator of the Black Voices Solo Theatre Festival at the Whitefire Theatre, will take questions following the Vimeo screening. Tickets $15.99 (bit.ly/2Nz1cgx). 818-687-8559. www.whitefiretheatre.com

Othello: The Robey Theatre Co. presents an online reading of the William Shakespeare tragedy, 2 p.m. Feb. 28. Free/donation of $10 appreciated. Register in advance and a link will be emailed. The theatre is in Los Angeles. www.therobeytheatrecompany.org/our-events

Forever Brooklyn!: A kosher musical comedy written and directed by Mark Wesley Curran and performed by Danny DiTorrice, 6 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets $15.99 (bit.ly/37EaPS2). 818-687-8559. www.whitefiretheatre.com

Who I Am: Theatre West presents seven actor-writers discussing what Black History Month means to them. The cast: Karen Bankhead, James A. Goins, Angel Guice, Andrew Lloyd Preston, Shalonda Reese, Levy Lee Simon, Kevin Tomlinson. Free/donations welcome. Available to watch through Feb. 28 on YouTube here: bit.ly/3aN4ODi. theatrewest.org

Submit calendar listings at least two weeks in advance to holly.andres@dailynews.com. 818-713-3708.

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