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What’s there to do in L.A. this week?

Los Angeles Master Chorale is at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Public Enemy performs at the House of Blues, Jimmy Carter signs 'Peace,' Jackie Mason is the 'Ultimate Jew,' more

FRI 8: “Aliens” returns in a 20th anniversary tribute screening from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Linwood Dunn Theater. $3-$5, 7:30 p.m.

Al Gore opens the 22nd Annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards Gala Benefit; Morgan Freeman and Jane Fonda present, Directors Guild of America Theater. $85, 8 p.m.

SAT 9: Arianna Huffington, Dr. Deborah King and Jack Canfield get singular during the Celebration of Oneness, Pasadena Convention Center. $15 – $65, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Through Sunday.

Los Angeles Master Chorale gets its jollies with a “Holiday Wonders” family concert, Walt Disney Concert Hall. $12 children, $19-$35 adults, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Create:Fixate celebrates its five-year anniversary with more than 30 displaying artists and live music from Hunkamama, John Tejada, Caparro and others, Create:Fixate Studios. 4 p.m.-7p.m. preview; event from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. $5 preview, $15 regular admission.

SUN 10: Cappella Romana performs “Mt. Sinai: The Frontier of Byzantium,” Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center. $25, 3 p.m.

Public Enemy, X Clan and the Banned hit the House of Blues Sunset Strip. $30-$32.50, 9 p.m.

MON 11: Former President Jimmy Carter signs “Palestine: Peace not Apartheid,” Vroman’s Bookstore. Free, tickets required, 7 p.m.

TUES 12: “A Gesture Life” and “Aloft” author Chang-Rae Lee reads and chats with fellow scribe Mona Simpson, Hammer Museum. Free, 7 p.m.

“Edward Scissorhands” bows, Ahmanson Theater. $30 – $90, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 31.

Renowned clown Slava Polunin brings his off -Broadway act, “Slava’s Snowshow,” to Royce Hall. $32-$68, 8 p.m. Through Jan. 7.

WED 13: Helmer Chris Noonan and thesp Emily Watson are on hand when “Miss Potter” unspools for the Variety Screening Series, ArcLight Cinema. Free, reservations required, 7:30 p.m.

Conductor and organist Martin Haselbock leads Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s “Messiah” with the All Saints Beverly Hills Choir, All Saints Church, Beverly Hills. $20-$45, 8 p.m.

Alex Kingston gives life to Friedrich von Schiller’s “Mary Stuart” through L.A. Theater Works, Skirball Cultural Center. $20-$46, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 17.

THURS 14: Tisha Campbell, Loretta Devine and Clinton Derricks-Carroll give Debbie Allen‘s “The Bayou Legend” its gala performance, Kaufman Hall, UCLA. $300-$1,000, 7 p.m. Show runs through Dec. 21, $15-$38.50.

Jackie Mason goes for the laughs in his one-man show “The Ultimate Jew,” Wadsworth Theater. $25-$100, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 17.