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What's there to do in L.A. this week? Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a haunted exhibit, Madonna tix go on sale, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are back with a new CD, Dom DeLuise is honored at the Pacific Palisades Film Fest, more

FRI 5/5: 30 Seconds to Mars, Avalon, June 1, $17.50 on sale at noon

Will Ferrell hosts L.A. Modernism Show’s opening-night party, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. $75, 6-9 p.m.

“The Graduate” and “Midnight Cowboy” double feature, New Beverly Cinema. $7, 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the opening reception for “The Haunted Hacienda: The Art of the Mexican Horror Film,” Glassell Park. Free, 7 p.m.

SAT 5/6: L.A. Garden Show has begonias, palms and plumerias on display, L.A. County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. $7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ben Ford talks about the art of the restaurant, Ford’s Filling Station, Culver City. Free, 1 p.m.

Beth Grant stars in “The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife,” Zephyr Theater. $25-$30, 3 p.m., 8 p.m. Through June 14

SUN 5/7: Madonna, Staples Center, June 3, $57.50-$392.75 on sale at 10 a.m.

Photographers Mike Kelly and Henry Diltz exhibit their images of music legends of the ’70s and ’80s, Pure Color Gallery, Laguna Beach. Free, noon-5 p.m.

MON 5/8: Augusten Burroughs signs “Possible Side Effects,” Café Club Fais Do Do. Free, but tickets required, 7 p.m.

TUES 5/9: Paul Simon’s “Surprise,” Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Stadium Arcadium” and “Eyes Open” by Snow Patrol on CD

“Wah-Wah” screening and Q&A with Richard E. Grant moderated by Steve Martin, ArcLight Hollywood. $11, $10 members, 8 p.m.

Scottish singer KT Tunstall onstage, Henry Fonda Theater. $17.50, 8 p.m.

WED 5/10: E3 gaming expo starts a three-day stint at the L.A. Convention Center. $500-$650, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Fri.

Alex Prud’homme discusses and signs Julia Child’s “My Life in France,” Vroman’s Books. Free, 7 p.m.

THURS 5/11: Dom DeLuise honored at the Pacific Palisades Film Fest opening-night party, Chefmakers Cooking Academy, Pacific Palisades. $50, 9:30 p.m. Through Sat.

George Saunders signs “In Persuation Nation,” Skylight Books. Free, 7:30 p.m.

Richard Thompson brings “1,000 Years of Popular Music” to UCLA’s Royce Hall. $22-$38, 8 p.m.

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