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May 28, 2011


Glee Live! In Concert! The TV phenomenon that has given choir geeks a good name seems to know no bounds, spawning multiple albums and a live show that's making another successful round on tour. The exuberantly named "Glee Live! In Concert!" stars 13 members of the television cast, including Lea Michele (Rachel), Cory Monteith (Finn), Amber Riley (Mercedes), Chris Colfer (Kurt) and Kevin McHale (Artie). Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St. 3 and 8 p.m. $49.50-$89.50.


Arabia 3D The first major production filmed entirely in Saudi Arabia, "Arabia 3D" explores the extraordinary 2,000-year history of Arabia through the eyes of three contemporary citizens. The film features a mix of scenes from modern-day Arabian life and historical re-creations and is narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren. California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive. Fri.-June 30. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. $8.25.

Dumbstruck Talking heads are common in documentaries, but they're usually not made of cloth, wood and latex — as they occasionally are in "Dumbstruck," a new film following five ventriloquists and their puppets as they pursue professional success and personal happiness. Director Mark Goffman, producer Lindsay Goffman and film subject Dan Horn will participate in Q&A sessions after these select screenings. The film will also run next week. Regent Theatre, 1045 Broxton Ave., L.A. 7:15 p.m. Sat.; 5:15 p.m. Sat. and Sun. $10.50. (310) 208-3250.


Newport Beach Food & Wine Festival Enjoy fine wines, including the best that California has to offer alongside the great vintages from France's Loire Valley during the seventh annual Newport Beach Food & Wine Festival. Four days feature a sampling of more than 60 wines; food-and-wine-pairing seminars with master sommeliers; a winemakers luncheon and more. Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. Thurs. to Sun. Event times and ticket prices vary. (949) 630-4146;

ScotsFest Squealing bagpipes, fluttering kilts and flying tree trunks characterize ScotsFest, an annual celebration of Celtic culture. The festival features piping and drumming competitions, traditional dancing, Highland games, live music, Scottish food, vendors and children's activities. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Today and Sun. $18-$25 adults; $16-$22 seniors, students and military; $3-$4 children 5-12; free for children 4 and younger.

Topanga Days Fair Celebrate Memorial Day and Mother Earth at the Topanga Days Fair with a parade, two stages of nonstop music, more than 60 local vendors hawking environmentally friendly arts and crafts, and food and games for all ages. The festival also features the annual Tough Topanga 10K race, which kicks off today at 8 a.m. Topanga Community House, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. through Mon. Adult $20, seniors and children $10. (310) 455-1980.


The Art of Tim Burton On the eve of the opening of his retrospective at LACMA, Tim Burton will be on hand to sign copies of his book "The Art of Tim Burton" and the exhibition catalog. The exhibition, "Tim Burton," which opens Sunday in the Resnick Pavilion, features 700 objects — puppets, maquettes, ephemera and costumes — and various two-dimensional works — drawings and storyboards — amounting to a feast for fans of the film auteur's distinctive and singular vision. Pavilion for Japanese Art at LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Noon-2 p.m. Free. (323) 857-6000.

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