All of Sundance’s pretty people, paparazzi, and premieres have come and gone. Good thing L.A. has all that stuff year-round.
What: Spago diners can donate to tsunami relief just by adding to their dining-check totals. (A.O.C., Lucques, Campanile, and Sona are in too.)
Why: Feel charitable; eat like a king.
When: Fri.-Sun. 5:30 p.m.
Where: Spago, 176 N. Canon Dr., b/t Wilshire Blvd. and Clifton Way, Beverly Hills (310-385-0880).
What: First large-scale L.A. art fair of contemporary work in a decade.
Why: Modern is so old-fashioned.
When: Fri. & Sat. noon–7 p.m., Sun. noon–6 p.m. Gala reception to benefit MOCA Thurs. 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Where: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St., at Pico Blvd. (323-937-5525).
What: Mark Taper’s rendition of Edward Albee’s Tony Award-winning The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?
Why: “Strong language and adult sexual themes.”
When: Sat. at 8 p.m. Through Mar. 20.
Where: Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., at Temple St., Downtown (213-628-2772).
Nothing to Wear Sample Sale
What: Fashion experiment known as Six22 Design Lab hosts emerging talents (Leche de Vaca, Sue Bradbury) and well-knowns (Miss Sixty, Da Nang).
Why: The first 100 shoppers get free goodie bags.
When: Sat. 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 960-962 Mission St., at Meridian Ave., South Pasadena (626-799-2758).
Sonido Sound Tonic
What: Reggae night at revamped Silver Lake spot Little Temple, featuring DJ Mishaps and regulars DJ Sloe Poke and DJ Morris.
Why: Ay, mon. Ease up and chill.
When: Sun. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Little Temple, 4519 Santa Monica Blvd, at Virgil Ave., Silver Lake (323-660-4540).
Race to Volunteer
What: Race for the Cure needs volunteers for its ninth annual race to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Why: You care about the women in your life.
When: Through Feb. 27, the day of the race.
Where: To sign up, call 626-577-2700 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.