Clowning for art — The La Jolla Art Association is currently showing “Send in The Clowns,” an art event for the whole family running through March 10 and featuring depictions of clowns and circus life. The gallery, located at 8100 Paseo del Ocaso, Suite B, is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A free artist reception will take place March 2 from 7 to 9 p.m.
A musical carousel — The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus will present its fourth concert of the season on March 16 and 17 titled “Repeat/Move On,” featuring Philip Glass’ overture to “La Belle et la Bête,” Paul Dresher’s “Concerto for Quadrachord & Orchestra,” the 2012-13 Thomas Nee Commission by Yiheng Yvonne Wu and Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring.” Performances take place in UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets, call (858) 534-4637 or visit www.lajollasymphony.com.
Ethereal art — Martin Lawrence Gallery welcomed internationally acclaimed French artist François Fressinier to La Jolla with an intimate reception and unveiling of Fressinier's mixed-media paintings and newly released limited-edition serigraphs on Feb. 22. As the newest artist represented by Martin Lawrence, Fressinier joins modern masters Picasso, Chagall, Miro and others whose work is showcased in the gallery. Martin Lawrence Gallery is located at 1111 Prospect St.