MONDAY: Five-time Grammy award winner Luciano Pavarotti is honored as 1998 MusiCares "Person of the Year."

TUESDAY: King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway arrive in South Africa for official visit. International Pancake Race between women of Liberal, Kan., and Olney, England.WEDNESDAY: Lent begins. National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences presents 40th Annual Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall.

THURSDAY: Public hearing in Seattle on USDA's proposed national standards on organic food standards.

FRIDAY: Tufts University in Medford, Mass., hosts conference on global warming. 14th annual Soap Opera Digest Awards and 12th Annual Soul Train Music Awards from Los Angeles.