GUITY ADJOODANI: JOURNEY TO IRAN -- Monday at 7 p.m. Persian classical music. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $14-$18. 202-639-17770.

LITTLE BROTHER -- Thursday at 8:30 p.m. North Carolina hip-hop trio. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $16. 20-397-7328.

FREDDY COLE -- Friday-Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Nat King Cole's younger brother performs as part of the KC Jazz Club. Kennedy Center, Terrace Gallery, 2700 F St. NW. $25. 202-467-4600.


DRAUPADI -- Today at 6 p.m. Bollywood star Hema Malini performs. George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. $25-$75. 202-397-7328.

DANCE D.C. FESTIVAL -- Saturday at 11 a.m. The opening celebration of Dance Place's 2004-05 season features folk dance workshops for the family and an evening performance with Carla & Company, Step Afrika and others. Dance

Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. Free. 202-269-1600.


I, CANDY -- Closes today. New paintings and drawings by Candace Keegan. Wohlfarth Galleries, 3418 Ninth St. NE. Free. 703-898-5370 or 202-526-8022, Ext. 16.

THE REFLECTION SERIES -- Opens Wednesday; artist reception at 5 p.m. Oil paintings depicting storefront windows and images reflected in the glass. Zenith Gallery, 901 E. St. NW. Free. 202-783-2963.

BON APPETIT: JULIA CHILD'S KITCHEN AT THE SMITHSONIAN -- Closes Thursday. A display of objects from the famous chef's kitchen. National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-633-1000.

JEFF SCHALLER AND BRIAN JEFFREY -- Closes Thursday. Paintings and digital art. Vastu Home Furnishings & Art Gallery, 1829 14th St. NW. Free. 202-234-8344.


THE BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB -- Today at 3:15 p.m. Wim Wenders's 1999 documentary captures the rehearsals, recording sessions and performances of more than a dozen Cuban musicians. The City Museum, 801 K St. NW. $10, seniors and students with ID $5. 202-383-1800.

Lectures and Literature

RUTH REICHL -- Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. The editor in chief of Gourmet magazine signs her new book, "The Gourmet Cookbook." 418 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-638-7610.

JOHN ROLFE GARDINER -- Saturday at 6 p.m. The author reads from "The Magellan House: Stories." Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-364-1919.


FULL MOON HIKE -- Tuesday at 8 p.m. A five-mile hike through the National Arboretum. Begin at the R Street entrance. U.S. National Arboretum, 3501 New York Ave. NE. $12. For reservations, call 202-245-2726.


A LESSON BEFORE DYING -- Through Oct. 10. The African Continuum Theatre Company presents the Romulus Linney play based on the Ernest Gaines novel. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. $20-$30. 202-529-5764 or 800-494-8497.

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