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March 4-7


ABAA California Virtual Book Fair

March 4-6. Calling all book lovers! Join hundreds of rare sellers from around the world for the virtual edition of the California International Antiquarian Book Fair, sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Explore a rich selection of manuscripts, early American and European literature, modern first editions, children’s books, maps and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on history, science, law, architecture, cooking, wine, and a wide range of other topics. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Free with RSVP. fairs.abaa.org

Kygo x Moment House Livestream Concert

March 4. Experience an exclusive virtual concert with world renowned Norwegian DJ and musician Kygo (born Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll) from the top of the Sunnmore Alps in his home country of Norway during the height of winter. He will be joined by special guests to perform classic hits from his albums Cloud Nine, Kids in Love and his latest record Golden Hour. Kygo first introduced himself in 2013 and quietly became one of the most ubiquitous hitmakers in the world. 6-7 p.m. $15. momenthouse.com

Sun & Sea Collective Pop-Up Market

March 6. Support local small businesses at this outdoor pop-up market at The Point in El Segundo. Shoppers can peruse the lineup of 25 vendors where these makers and artists will be selling everything from sweet treats and drinks, to apparel, jewelry, plants and more. Spots are limited and available in hourly time slots. Note: Face masks or coverings are required. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with RSVP. 850 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo, 310.414.5280. thepointsb.com

Rhythm & Release Buti Yoga Class

Upcoming | March 8. In celebration of International Women’s Day, DTLA’s Hotel Figueroa welcomes guests and locals to ‘glow with the flow’ during this Rhythm & Release class—featuring non-toxic glow-in-the-dark body paint. During the class, attendees will be guided by fitness instructor Pamela Johnson of The Bridge Mind Body Movement and fellow yogi Theresa Rhodes. Space is limited; first come, first serve. To reserve a spot, email sales@hotelfigueroa.com or book here. 6-7:30 p.m. $26 per person. 939 S. Figueroa St., L.A., 877.724.1973. hotelfigueroa.com

Food + Drink

Garden Brunch at Fia

Returns March 6. Gather your brunch crew for the return of Fia Restaurant’s all-inclusive Garden Brunch experience in Santa Monica. Brunch goers can enjoy dishes such as a basket of pastries for the table (pictured), avocado toast, black truffle cheesy scramble, Southern fried chicken, bagel and lox, eggs Benedict, and more. The brunch also includes a choice of bottomless mimosas, Modelo Especial, margaritas or non-alcoholic beverages. Sa-Su 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $59 per person. 2454 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 424.280.4196. fiarestaurant.com

THEBlvd Privé at Beverly Wilshire

Now Open. New pop-up dining experience alert! Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel invites guests to THEBlvd Privé, a new intimate alfresco setting illuminated by gas lamps imported from a castle in Edinburgh and enclosed by lush green hedges. This hidden hideaway features California-inspired menu items, Ruinart Champagne, fanciful cocktails and decor reminiscent of the time when the Hotel’s private cobblestone boulevard was created in the 1970s. W-F 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5-10 p.m.; Sa-Su 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 5-10 p.m. 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.275.5200. theblvdrestaurant.com

Patio Dining at Bull & Butterfly

Reopened. Float on over to Playa Vista’s newest California-inspired steakhouse in Playa Vista’s Runway complex for patio dining. To celebrate its reopening, enjoy a refreshed food menu with indulgent highlights such as kumquat and kampachi crudo; avocado rock shrimp dynamite; grilled maple-brined bacon slab; wood grilled pastrami steak; and more. Pair your meal with new libations such as Hi-C California, Golden Gate Sunrise and Painted Lady Sangria. Open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday; reservations required and available via Tock. 12746 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 2200, Playa Vista, 213.267.2900. bullandbutterfly.com

Arts + Culture

Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s Spring Concert 

March 5. Tune in to watch the Fowler co-present the UCLA Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s Spring Concert with the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Led by renowned jazz maestro Arturo O’Farrill (pictured), musicians will gather virtually to play compositions by Miguel Blanco, Adam O’Farrill, Guillermo Klein, Jason Lindner, as well as music from HBO Max’s Fandango at the Wall. Special guests include DJ Logic, spoken word artist Christopher ‘Chilo’ Cajigas, pianist and composer Andrew Andron, and others. 6-7 p.m. Free with RSVP. fowler.ucla.edu

A Conversation with Claudia Rankine

March 7. Acclaimed author Claudia Rankine joins Santa Barbara Museum of Art for a virtual conversation “on the path to understanding.” The talk begins with a screening of selections from Situations, a series of 10 short videos collaboratively produced by documentary filmmaker John Lucas and Rankine. The videos both emerge from and are in dialogue with Rankine’s 2014 hybrid prose-poetry book Citizen: An American Lyric, which likewise amplifies the micro and macro racist aggressions that occur throughout the social and political fabric of the United States. 2-3 p.m. Free with RSVP. sbma.net

Sundays Live: Encore Edition

March 7. Experience the best local and international performers—along with emerging chamber music artists—in select encore programs from the 30-year history of Sundays Live at LACMA. This week’s encore live stream features pianist Inna Faliks (pictured) performing works by Beethoven and a compilation of some of Faliks’s past Sundays Live performances. 6-7 p.m. Free with RSVP. lacma.org

Photo credits: Rhythm & Release courtesy Modern Currency PR. Arturo O’Farrill courtesy Arturo O’Farrill. Inna Faliks courtesy Inna Faliks. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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