Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 3-10 – Daily News

Vincent van Gogh, “Roses,” 1890, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., is part of the “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources,” through May 22 at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. (Photo courtesy of Santa Barbara Museum of Art)


Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, March 3-10.




Hypercars and Supercars: Porsche Santa Carita, in partnership with Cars & Jets, presents a “Cars & Coffee” event for car enthusiasts to view Porsche and exotic vehicles in the “Wunderground,” 9-11 a.m. March 5. Free. 23645 Creekside Road, Santa Clarita.

Ventura Gem Show: The Ventura Gem & Mineral Society present the 59th annual event that includes exhibits of fossils, gems and minerals, demonstrations of lapidary arts, jewelry-making and vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 5; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 6. Free admission. Fee for parking. Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. 805-312-8467.

St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland: Kerry Irish Productions present an evening celebrating traditional Irish dance, music and song, 7:30 p.m. March 10. Tickets $48; $55. Scherr Forum Theatre at Bank of America Performing Arts Center, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805-449-2787. Details and to purchase tickets here:

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit: Special event on March 15 (within the Van Gogh Exhibit): “Immersive Taras Shevchenko: Soul of Ukraine,” timed tickets from noon-8 p.m. Proceeds from the nine time slots go to the Red Cross and the National Bank of Ukraine Fund to help Ukrainians ($45-$90; The walk-through Immersive Van Gogh is a digital art exhibit with well-known works of Vincent van Gogh, through March 20. The exhibit was conceived and designed by Massimiliano Siccardi and the soundtrack by Luca Longobardi. Tickets $39.99 and up for adults; $29.99 children (tickets have added fees; price depends on peak and off-peak times and dates). Viewer discretion: sequences of bright flashing lights. The exhibit is at the former Amoeba Music building, 6400 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood.

Michael J. Fox Foundation Los Angeles Run/Walk: Fundraiser for the foundation’s campaign to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease, March 20. Register in advance for the 5KRun/Walk, the One-Mile Walk, Kids Fun Run ($40 adults; $20 ages 12 and younger). Event tee shirt for those who raise a minimum of $100. Check-in onsite, 6:30-7:30 a.m. Opening remarks, 7:45 a.m. Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. Email: [email protected]. Registration fee and other details: Information about the event on Facebook here: and on the website here:

Nowruz – Iranian New Year: Farhang Foundation presents a celebration of spring (the vernal equinox) with a sharing of Iranian culture with dance and musical performances, children’s arts and crafts activities, a tea house, a grand Haft Sîn table display with seven symbolic items, and stilt walkers representing Nowruz (“new day”) and mythological characters, noon-5 p.m. March 20. Performers include: Ava Choir; L.A. Daf Ensemble, drumming; Melieka Fathi Dance Co.; Firuze Dance Co.; a puppet show by Negar Estakhr and Nargol Rashidian; DJ. Arin Free admission. Parking structure 2, 719 Hilgard Ave. ($12); see website for ride share drop-off.  Dickson Court, north and south, (adjacent to Royce Hall on the UCLA campus), 10745 Dickson Court, Westwood.;




Descanso Gardens: Stroll through garden areas to see “What’s in Bloom” for March including camellias, daffodils, iris, lilacs, tulips and cherry trees, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Also, see “Full Circle: A Return to the Land” with art, contemporary Tongva artifacts, landscape plans, maps and photographs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through March 13 in the Sturt Haaga Gallery. Admission $15; $11 ages 65 and older and students with ID; $5 ages 5-12 (purchase in advance; also, Descanso Gardens is currently a cashless venue; The Enchanted Railroad is open. The Boddy House is currently closed. See the year’s What’s in Bloom list here: 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. 818-949-4200.

Mystic Universe at Wisdome LA Immersive Art Park: Immersive art across three domes with fractal, graphic, installation, meditative, projection and visionary art from artists Igor Baranko, Julius Horsthuis and Luminokaya. Hours: 4-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 4-6 p.m. Friday; noon-6 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Event runs through March 27. Tickets $50 and up. Wisdome LA, 1147 Palmetto St., Los Angeles.

Princess Diana Exhibition – Accredited Access: Walk-through exhibit of photos with stories by royal photographer Anwar Hussein and his sons Zak and Samir. Timed tickets, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through March 27. Admission $25; $20 ages 65 and older; $17 ages 12 and younger (other options available that include the program). Santa Monica Place, 315 Colorado Blvd., Santa Monica.

Barnyard Tours at William S. Hart Regional Park: Make a reservation for a 30-45 minute guided tour, 10:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. March 5 and ongoing Saturdays. Free. Also, self-guided tours, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. 661-259-1750. To make a reservation: or




Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery: “Zoom In,” group show of magnified views of real things. Artists: Susan Contreras, Lisa Barr, Mardilan Georgio, Meryl Goudey, Leslie Halberg, Howard Marcovitch, Charlotte Mullich, Scott Parker, Margaret Raab, Rene Smoller, Chrystal Walke. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. March 4. Gallery hours: 4-7 p.m. Friday; 1-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through April 10. 22508 Sixth St., Newhall. 661-244-7689.

Topanga Canyon Gallery: “Debbi Green: Spring Forward” and “Marek Buchwald: Transluminations.” Debbi Green leads an interactive art event, 3-5 p.m. March 5. Gallery hours: 2-7 p.m. Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Exhibits run through March 13. 137 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Email: [email protected].;

Regen Projects: “Abraham Cruzvillegas: Tres sometos” and “Sue Williams.” Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. March 5. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through April 23. 6750 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-276-5424.;




David Kordansky Gallery: “Jonas Wood: Plants and Animals,” paintings. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (make a reservation here: Exhibit runs through March 5. 5130 W. Edgewood Place, Los Angeles. 323-935-3030.

Arushi Gallery: “Intersecting Identities,” art from 12 international contemporary artists representing the African diaspora.  Gallery hours: by appointment only; send an email to [email protected]. Exhibit runs through March 15. 1243 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. 213-440-2700.

Brand Library and Art Center: Glendale Library, Arts & Culture present “Let Me Talk,” installations, paintings, photography and sculptures by 24 artists. Masks required. Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through March 19. 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. 818-548-2051.;

Corey Helford Gallery: “Ryan Heshka: Vile-O-Vision”; “Eric Joyner: Someday World”; “Fab Five: Jesús Aguada, Yasuhito Kawasaki, Leegan Ko, Sun Mi, Kari Tirrell.” Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Exhibits run through March 26. 571 S. Anderson St., Los Angeles. 310-287-2340.

L.A. Louver: “Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting,” a posthumous survey of paintings by the artist who died in 2019. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (reservations for appointments are preferred). Exhibit runs through March 26. 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice. 310-822-4955. Email: [email protected].

Lowell Ryan Projects: “Claire Anna Baker: Undone.” Gallery hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; and by appointment. Exhibit runs through March 26. 4619 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles. Email: [email protected]. 323-413-2584.

Mondrian Los Angeles: “Justin Prough: The Fictional Reality of California Beach Culture,” a “Magic Box Exhibit.” Exhibit runs through March 27. Hotel lobby, 8440 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood.;

Building Bridges Art Exchange: “Walter Erra Hubert: Promising Skies.” Exhibit is curated by Marisa Caichiolo. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit runs through April 9. Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave., Unit F2, Santa Monica. Artist’s website,

William Turner Gallery: “Curtis Ripley: Chromesthesia.” Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit runs through April 16. 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica. 310-453-0909. Email: [email protected].

Forest Lawn Museum at Forest Lawn-Glendale: “Evening Mile: The Paintings of Julika Lackner,” nocturnal landscapes of Southern California created between 2005-2021. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Exhibit runs through May 1. 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. 323-340-4782.

The Monumental Tour: Take a self-guided tour of four sculptures in downtown Los Angeles and South Los Angeles, through May 2022. Sculptures: Hank Willis Thomas’s “All Power to All People” (Leimert Plaza Park, 14395 Leimert Blvd., Los Angeles); Christoper Myers’s “Caliban’s Hands” (Benny H. Potter Park, 2413 Second Ave., Los Angeles); Arthur Jafa’s “Big Wheel IV” (Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles); Coby Kennedy’s “Kalief Browder: The Box” (the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, 100-198 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles). The national touring  “monumental symbols of empowerment” project honoring African American histories and Black History Month is presented by City of Los Angeles Council District 10, Kindred Arts and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.




Book Soup: Karen Knotts discusses and signs “Tied Up in Knotts: My Dad and Me,” 7 p.m. March 3 (in-store ticketed event; purchase the admission and the book in advance, $33.49; no bookstore entry without a ticket; Melissa Meszaros discusses “Heavy Metal Headbang,” 7 p.m. March 8 (in-store ticketed event; purchase the admission and the book in advance, $21.87; no bookstore entry without a ticket; Jo Harkin discusses “Tell Me an Ending,” noon March 10 ( Apolo Ohno signs “Hard Pivot – Embrace Change. Find Purpose. Show Up Fully.,” 7 p.m. March 10 (in-store ticketed event; purchase the admission and the book in advance, $30.02; no bookstore entry without a ticket; Register in advance for the online Crowdcast events from the link. The bookstore is located, 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 310-659-3110.

Vroman’s Bookstore: Cara Black discusses and signs “Murder at the Porte De Versailles,” 7 p.m. March 3 (purchase a ticket in advance; $33.45 for the talk and the book; Caroline Frost discusses and signs “Shadows of Pecan Hollow,” 7 p.m. March 8 (purchase a ticket in advance; $27.99 plus fees for the talk and book; Amanda Pellegrino discusses “Smile and Look Pretty,” 6 p.m. March 10 (online; free; Lisa Barr discusses “Woman on Fire,” 6 p.m. March 11 (online; free; Register in advance for the Crowdcasts events from the links. Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320. The bookstore is located at 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. 626-449-5320.

Autobooks-Aerobooks: Dydia DeLyser and Paul Greenstein discusses and sign “Neon – A Light History,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 5. There will also be a neon demonstration. 2900 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. 818-845-0707.

Chevalier’s Books: Blanca Blanco discusses and signs “Breaking the Mold,” 7 p.m. March 10. Reservations for the in-store event required ( 133 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-465-1334.

Mariko Tamaki: Skylight Books presents the author reading and and discussing her young adult novel “Cold,” in conversation with C.B. Lee, 7 p.m. March 19. Doors open, 6 p.m. Junior High Los Angeles, 603 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Details here:




Fritz Coleman: The retired KNBC-4 weather reporter and honorary mayor of Toluca Lake, brings the laughs along with Wendy Liebman, 3 p.m. March 20. Event is a benefit for the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce. Tickets $50; $75 for VIP seats and a meet-and-greet. El Portal Theatre, Debbie Reynolds Main Stage, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. 818-508-4200.




Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, a Dance Co.: A new dance by choreographer Ronald K. Brown, “The Equality of Night and Day: First Glimpse” and his 1998 dance “Upside Down,” 8 p.m. March 5. Tickets $39 and up. Royce Hall at UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, Westwood. 310-825-2101. Information about the dance company:

Martha Graham Dance Co.: Performs a world premiere of “The New Canticle for Innocent Comedians,” and two dances by Martha Graham, “Lamentation” (first performed 1930) and “Chronicle” first performed 1936), 8 p.m. March 19. Tickets $41 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. 818-677-3000. Details and tickets here:

Indigenous Enterprise: A Native American and Canadian collective present “Indigenous Liberation,” 8:30 p.m. March 19. Tickets $25; $15 virtual. REDCAT, 631 W. Second St., Los Angeles. 213-237-2800. Details and to purchase tickets here:




Culinary Historians of Southern California: Author-lecturer Mark A. Johnson, PhD, discusses “The Bacon Paradox: Danger and Desire in the Twentieth Century,” 10:30 a.m. March 12. Johnson is the author of “An Irresistible History of Alabama Barbecue: From Wood Pit to White Sauce.” Free. Register in advance for the Zoom meeting (reservations close 24-hours before meeting): Email: [email protected].

The Creative Multiverse of Millard Sheets: Little Landers Historical Society presents a talk by Victoria Lautman on the artist-designer, 1 p.m. March 12. Free, but a $3 donation is suggested. Parking available “up the hill” at the Elks Lodge. Bolton Hall Museum, 10110 Commerce Ave., Tujunga. 818-352-3420. Email: [email protected].

USC’s School of Architecture’s Architecture Engaged – Online: Débora Mesa Molina, principal architect of Ensamble Studio based in Madrid and Boston, discusses her architectural visions, 6 p.m. March 21. Free. Register in advance for the lecture on Zoom: Details: Upcoming events/lectures:




Grammy Museum L.A. Live: March 6: “A Tribute to Mary Wilson,” a panel discussion about one of the founding members of the Supremes, with Wilson’s daughter Turkessa Babich, family and friends, 3 p.m. Watch the program, that was recorded on March 4, here (create a free account in advance to watch). Museum hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Monday and Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Admission $18; $15 ages 65 and older; $12 ages 5-17 and college students with a valid ID. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles.

The Getty Center: March 8: “Painted Prophecy: The Hebrew Bible through Christian Eyes,” through May 29. Ongoing special exhibits: “Grand Design: 17th Century French Drawings,” through May 1. “Poussin and the Dance,” through May 8. “Flesh and Bones: The Art of Anatomy,” through July 10 (located in the Getty Research Center).  Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission but a timed-ticket admission is required for now ( Parking $20 ( Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art: New: “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources,” through May 22. The exhibit includes 20 works of Van Gogh plus artwork from more than 60 other artists — that represent what Van Gogh admired. The exhibit is in conjunction with the Columbus Museum of Art. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission to the special exhibit includes museum admission ( 1130 State St., Santa Barbara. 805-963-4364.




Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: Timed advance admission tickets are available for the museum that explores the art and science of movies and movie-making. Exhibits include: “Stories of Cinema,” “Backdrop: An Invisible Art,” “The Path to Cinema: Highlights from the Richard Balzer Collection,” a temporary exhibit of objects created by Hayao Miyazaki, the co-founder of Studio Ghibli and “The Oscars Experience.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Admission $25; $19 ages 62 and older; $15 students; free for ages 17 and younger; $15 extra for “The Oscars Experience.” 6067 Wilshire Blvd. (corner of Fairfax Avenue), Los Angeles. 323-930-3000.

The Autry Museum of the American West: Ongoing special exhibit: “2022 Masters of the American West Exhibition,” through March 27. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission $14; $10 ages 60 and older and students; $6 ages 3-12. 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles.

Bolton Hall Museum: Ongoing special exhibit: “The Verdugo Hills Cemetery — Celebrating 100 Years,” through July. The museum is operated by the Little Landers Historical Society. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 10110 Commerce Ave., Tujunga. 818-352-3420.;

California African American Museum: Ongoing special exhibits: “LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze,” the exhibit includes photography, a video and an architectural installation about the effects of the closure of the General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio, through March 20. “Body + Text: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” through Aug. 7 ( “Matthew Thomas: Enlightenment,” sacred geometric abstraction artworks, through Aug. 7 ( “Troy Montes-Michie: Rock of Eye,” through Sept. 4 ( Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Check the museum’s Facebook for updates ( 600 State Drive (in Exposition Park), Los Angeles. 213-744-2084.

California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks: Ongoing special exhibit: “Landscapes Through the Eyes of Abstraction,” through July 31. Artists: Luciana Abait, Kim Abeles, Charles Arnoldi, Laddie John Dill, Cynthia Ona Innis, Claudia Parducci. Also, a panel discussion with the artists is planned for 7 p.m. March 17 (check the website for more information). Hours: 2-6 p.m. Thursday; noon-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission free; donation $6. 350 W. Hillcrest Drive, second level, Thousand Oaks. 805-405-5240. Email: [email protected].

California Science Center: Ongoing special exhibit: “Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia,” through Sept. 5. Also, the Imax film “Angkor 3D.” Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (timed tickets are required). Admission is free to the center but there is a charge for special exhibits (adult admission $19.95 for the “Angkor” exhibit only, or $25.25, for an adult for both the new exhibit and the Imax movie). 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles.

Craft Contemporary: Ongoing special exhibits: “Jaishri Abichandani: Flower-Headed Children,” Diedrick Brackens: heaven is a muddy riverbed,” and “Daisy Hightower: An Installation by Rosalyn Miles,” all three through May 8. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission $9; $7 seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Sunday. 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.

Forest Lawn Museum at Forest Lawn-Glendale: Ongoing special exhibit: “Unveiling the Past – The Art & History of Forest Lawn,” the exhibit includes drawings, stained glass, maps, archival photographs and paintings, mostly from the museum’s permanent collection, through March 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free admission. 1712 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. Museum, 323-340-4782.

Fowler Museum at UCLA: Ongoing special exhibit: “Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia’s Top End,” contemporary textile artwork and accompanying videos, through June 19. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Free admission. Parking directions: enter from Sunset Boulevard at Westwood Plaza, turn left into the pay-by-space area of Lot 4 (198 Westwood Plaza). 308 Charles E. Young Drive N., Westwood. Details: Museum,

Hammer Museum: Ongoing special exhibits: “A Decade of Acquisitions of Works on Paper,” through May 1. “Ulysses Jenkins: Without Your Interpretation,” a retrospective of the performance and video artist, through May 15 ( Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Museum admission is free. 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 310-443-7000. Email: [email protected].

Holocaust Museum LA: Ongoing special exhibit: “Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist,” through April 13. Free admission but reservations are required. 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. 323-651-3704. Email: [email protected].

Italian American Museum Los Angeles: Ongoing special exhibit: “Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora,” through Oct. 16. Also, “Italian Needlelace Workshop,” 3:30-5 p.m. April 2 (class is led by textile artist Carly Chubak and introduces the historic craft of “punto in aria,” stitches in the air; free but a reservation is required here: Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission free; donations requested. 644 N. Main St., Los Angeles. 213-485-8432.

Japanese American National Museum: Ongoing special exhibit: “Sutra and Bible — Faith and the Japanese American World War II Incarceration,” through Nov. 27. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed on national holidays. Admission: $16; $7 ages 62 and older and children; free for ages 5 and younger (timed advance tickets required; no walk-ins). 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles. 213-625-0414. Facebook:

Japan House Los Angeles: Ongoing special exhibit: “Kumihimo: The Art of Japanese Silk Braiding by DOMYO,” through March 6. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free admission. The museum is at Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 800-516-0565.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Ongoing special exhibits: “Black American Portraits,” through April 17. “Mixpantli: Space, Time and the Indigenous Origins of Mexico,” through May 1. “Mixpantli: Contemporary Echoes,” through June 12. Tickets must be purchased in advance (no ticket sales at the museum). Plan your visit information here: 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-857-6010.

LA Plaza Cocina: A new museum dedicated to Mexican food and cuisine. First exhibit is “Maize: Past, Present and Future,” through April 30. The museum has a teaching kitchen and a store with culinary-related ingredients, cookbooks, decorative items and utensils used in making Mexican cuisine. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (temporary hours). Free admission. The museum is part of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Location, 555 N. Spring St., Los Angeles. 323-397-8365. Email: [email protected].

MOAH – Lancaster Museum of Art and History: Ongoing special exhibits: “Activation,” a group show with solo artists including “Paul Stephen Benjamin: Oh Say (Remix),” “April Bey: The Opulent Blerd,” “Keith Collins: Ali,” “Mark Steven Greenfield: A Survey, 2001-2021,” “Carla Jay Harris: Season in the Wilderness,” “Sergio Hernandez: Chicano Time Capsule, Nelli Quitoani,” and also “What Would You Say? Activist Graphics from the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Exhibits run through April 17. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Admission is a donation of $5 and $3 for seniors and students. 665 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster. 661-723-6250.;

Natural History Museum Los Angeles County: Online: “Kneaded: L.A. Bread Stories,” watch videos, listen to stories and see photos essays on breads being made by bakers in diverse communities in Los Angeles ( Ongoing special exhibit: “Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall, through April 17 (purchase tickets in advance here: Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Monday (closed on Tuesday). Admission $15; $12 seniors and students with an ID; $7 ages 3-12. 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles.

Petersen Automotive Museum: Ongoing special exhibits: “Pole Position: The Juan Gonzalez Formula 1 Collection,” through June 5. “The Aesthetic of Motoring: 90 Years of Pininfarina,” highlights the Italian car design firm and coach-builder on their anniversary year, through July 17. “Hypercars: The Allure of the Extreme,” through Sept. 22 ( Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $16; $14 ages 62 and older; $11 ages 4-17. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Check website for health and safety guideline for museum visits. 6060 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. 323-930-2277.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Admission: $16; $13 ages 62 and older; $9 ages 11-17; $6 ages 3-10 (good until April 1; for the next special exhibit, “The Secrets of WW II” opening April 2 and running through Oct. 9, the admission is $29.95; $26.95 ages 62 and older; $22.95 ages 11-17; $19.95 ages 3-10; purchasing admission in advance is recommended but not required ( 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley.

Valley Relics Museum: Take a trip down San Fernando Valley memory lane with an “Open Air Museum Experience,” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5-6 (choose other dates from the drop-down menu). Admission $15 and up. The museum is located at 7900 Balboa Blvd., Hangar C3 and C4, entrance is on Stagg Street, Van Nuys.;;

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University: Ongoing special exhibit: “The Cultivators: Highlights from the Kinsey African American Art and History Collection.” The exhibit runs through March 27. Free to visit, but an advanced timed reservation is required. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday-Saturday.  24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4851.

Wende Museum of the Cold War: Ongoing special exhibits: “Soviet Jewish Life: Bill Aron and Yevgeniy Fiks,” photography of Jewish communities in the early 1980s in the USSR, and “Questionable History,” a look at how people remember history over time, both exhibits run through March 20. The museum has a collection of Cold War art, artifacts, films and other materials from 1945-1991 Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday ( Free admission. 10808 Culver Blvd., Culver City. 310-216-1600. Online content: 310-216-1600. Email: [email protected].




Bach by Beltrami: Film composer Marco Beltrami re-imagines works by Bach, with violinists Sandy Cameron and Lucia Micarelli, cellist Eric Byers, soprano Holly Sedillos and Delirium Musicum Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m. March 3. Tickets $41 and up. The Soraya at Cal State Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St. 818-677-8800.;

The Canyon: Jackshit, the Band, with special guest Jackson Browne, 8 p.m. March 4 ($28; Poncho Sanchez, 8 p.m. March 5 ($28; Ronstadt Revival, Linda Ronstadt tribute, and opening act, Hello Mr. Soul, tribute to Neil Young, 7 p.m. March 6 ($24.50; Ticket price listed is standing room only; table tickets require dinner purchase. Check website for other ticket prices, added ticket fee, dinner options and reservations. 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. 888-645-5006.

Taikoproject: The Los Angeles group use drumming, choreography and storytelling in a show “Benzaiten,: 7 p.m. March 6. Tickets $20-$40; $20 ages 17 and younger. Smothers Theatre at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. Tickets and details:

Stacey Kent: The Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist performs, 8 p.m. March 9. Tickets $27.50 and up. Smothers Theatre at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 310-506-4522. Tickets and details here:

The Cobalt Presents — Fempowerment: Concert with all-female or female-fronted bands, doors open 7 p.m. March 12. See the ticket website for the lineup. Tickets $16.74 presale; $20 at the door. The concert is in partnership with the Radford Media Group. Upstairs at the Federal Bar, 5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood.

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra: Performs J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variation, arrangement by Dmitry Sitkovetsky, led by concertmaster Margaret Batjer, 8 p.m. March 12. Tickets $58. The Broad State at Santa Monica Community College, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. 213-622-7001, Ext. 1.

Judy Collins: The legendary singer-songwriter performs, 7 p.m. March 13. Tickets $35 and up. Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyon, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita.

El Rey Theatre: Maisie Peters, with Jonah Kagen, 8:30 p.m. March 31-April 1. Tickets $25 and up. 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.




Celestial Events: IAMA Theatre Co. presents the world premiere of a comedy, written, performed, produced and directed by members of the ensemble company, about a dozen people living in Los Angeles whose paths cross during a meteor shower, opens 8 p.m. March 5. Show runs 2 and 7 p.m. March 6; 8 p.m. March 10-11; 2 and 7 p.m. March 12; 7 p.m. March 13; 8 p.m. March 14. Tickets $20. Actors Company LA, 916 N. Formosa Ave., Los Angeles.

Thom Pain (based on nothing): Ghost Manor Productions presents a reimagining of a one-man show, a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for drama by Will Eno, about a man reminiscing about events in his life, 7:30 March 17. Tickets $35. Show runs other dates and times through March 27. Show is at a private residence in South Central area of Los Angeles (address sent to ticket holder). Email: [email protected].




Power of Sail: A new play by Paul Grellong about a professor who invites a controversial speaker to a conference to spark a conversation about hate speech disguised as freedom of speech. Minimum age: 15 (no children allowed under age 6). Show runs through March 13. Tickets $30 and up. Gil Cates Theater at Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Los Angeles. 310-208-2028.


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