Events calendar: weekend fun

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Pop music

The duo that in other times was believed impossible is now a reality. Alejandra Guzmán and Paulina Rubio, who were love rivals more than three decades ago, now go hand in hand on the Perrísimas tour, which has already toured several cities in the United States. The tour closes this weekend at the Microsoft Theater (777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles), where both singers will tour the most significant parts of their repertoire. Sunday 8 p.m. Tickets $59 to $130. Reports axs.com.

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Summer and Knott’s

The return of Ghost Town Alive!, Knott’s Summer Nights and the reopening of Soak City Waterpark is part of what Knott’s Berry Farm (8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park) has in store for its visitors this summer. Ghost Town Alive!, on the streets of Calico, returns after a two-year absence with interactive adventures featuring characters from the Wild West (starting Friday). Summer Nights return with live music, theater, seasonal food and drinks, games and DJs. The Soak City Waterpark reopens Saturday with 23 tube slides, one of the longest lazy rivers in the country, interactive areas for children and other attractions. This park requires a separate ticket. These activities continue through the summer. Tickets from $48. Reports knotts.com.

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comics convention

Comic Con Revolution returns to the Ontario Convention Center (2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario) to celebrate its fifth anniversary. The convention will bring together a significant group of comic book talent, professional wrestlers and celebrities. Comic book fans will be able to visit toy stalls, collectible stalls and participate in activities suitable for all ages. Comic figures such as Mark Waid, Gerry Conway, Kenneth Rocafort, Sammy Guevara, Anna Jay, Tay Conti and The New Age Outlaws will attend. Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets $20 to $129; children under 12 years free. Reports comicconrevolution.com.

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kite festival

The second Community and Unity People’s Kite Festival, which seeks to unite the communities that coexist in Los Angeles, will take place at the Los Angeles State Historic Park (1245 N. Spring St., Los Angeles), and will include activities such as kite-making , kite flying demonstration with experts in the field, live music and natural fabric dyeing workshops. Saturday 2 to 6 pm. Free entry, with optional donation. Clockshop.org reports.

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Mexican music

Pedro Fernández comes to pay the debt he had pending with his followers in Los Angeles. The ranchera music singer will offer the concert that he left pending last November at the Microsoft Theater (777 Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles). November show tickets are valid for this week’s concert. Natalia Jiménez will be as a special guest. Friday 8 p.m. Tickets $49 to $90. axs.com reports.

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new exhibit

The OC Zoo (1 Irvine Park Rd., Orange) has opened a nearly two-acre mammal exhibit. The zoo, which is located within Irvine Regional Park, is home to several bobcats, including three recently orphaned, an adult bobcat and an adult cougar. This is the largest expansion in the zoo’s history. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Entry $2. Reports ocparks.com.

food display

LA Plaza Cocina (555 N. Spring St., Los Angeles), the nation’s first museum and kitchen school dedicated to Mexican food, will open its second exhibit, “Abuelita’s Kitchen: Mexican Food Stories,” a multimedia storytelling exhibit stories of ten indigenous, mestizo, Mexican-American, and Afro-Mexican grandmothers in Los Angeles through photographs, texts, a documentary, kitchen artifacts, family recipes, and audio stories. Starting Sunday. Open Wednesday to Sunday 12 to 5 pm. Free entrance. Reports laplazacocina.org.

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Art sample

“Celebrating Dress Codes: What We Wear, How We Wear It, and Why” is the new exhibit at the Autry Museum (4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles) that examines what we wear, how we wear it, and why through six Western style icons: the denim pants, the t-shirt, the leather jacket, the shirt with flowers and the China Poblana dress. It includes more than 150 objects between clothes, photos and artifacts. From Sunday to January 8. Tickets $6 to $14. Reports theautry.org.

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insect fair

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (900 W. Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles) celebrates 36 years of its Bug Fair, or insect fair. This year it returns in person with the participation of exhibitors and the exhibition of everything from collections of exotic insects to products related to insects. Attendees will learn about the creatures that coexist with the inhabitants of Los Angeles. There will be music, craft activities, live animal performances and more. Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets $7 to $15. Reports nhm.org.

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