OCTOBER

1 -- Wong Chinese Lion Dancers with Step Afrika!, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage.

1 -- "The Terra Cotta Warriors of Emperor Qin Shihuang," exhibition of the life-size sculptures of two warriors and one horse, at the North Gallery. Through Oct. 30.

1 -- "Tim Yip's China Red," exhibition of decor created by this Academy Award-winning art director, indoors and outdoors at the Kennedy Center. Through Oct. 30.

1 -- "Transferred Landscape: Contemporary Sculpture From China," works by various Chinese artists, at the Kennedy Center building and grounds. Through Oct. 30.

1 -- "Charming Beijing," series of 60 photographs of the ancient and modern city, at the Hall of States. Through Oct. 9.

2 -- China National Acrobatic Troupe, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater.

2 -- Inner Mongolian Chorus, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage.

2 -- Local Performing Groups and Peking Opera Face Painting, 10 a.m., at the Kennedy Center. A day of ongoing presentations of dragon and lion dancing, martial arts and traditional face painting.

2 -- Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra with Lang Lang, piano, 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Washington premiere of Chen Qigang's "Iris Devoilee."

3 -- 100 Pianos with Leonard Slatkin, conductor, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage. Three piano prodigies from Shenzhen perform with 97 American pianists.

3 -- Chinese Traditional Music Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., at the Freer Gallery of Art's Meyer Auditorium.

4 -- "The New China Chic," exhibition highlighting the new generation of Chinese and Chinese emigre fashion designers, at the Terrace Gallery. Through Oct. 16.

4 -- National Ballet of China, 8 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater. Mixed repertory program.

4 -- Musical Prodigies From Shenzhen, 6 p.m., at the Terrace Theater. Works by Mozart, Chopin, Schubert and Liszt, as well as Chinese composers.

5 -- Musicat, all-female nonet, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage.

6 -- Red Poppy, all-female percussive group, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage.

7 -- National Ballet of China, 8 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater. Washington premiere of "Raise the Red Lantern."

7 -- A Trilogy of Modern Dance, 7:30 p.m., at the Terrace Theater. Beijing Modern Dance Company, Hong Kong's City Contemporary Dance Company and Guangdong Modern Dance Company.

8 -- 250 Drums, 6 p.m., at the South Plaza Stage. Musicians from Hong Kong teach three pieces of music from the Hong Kong Synergy 24 drumming routines.

9 -- Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall.

11 -- "Yunnan Revealed: Indigenous Music and Dance from China's Land of Clouds," 6 p.m., at Millennium Stage.

12 -- Jon Jang, piano, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage.

13 -- China National Peking Opera Company presents "Female Generals of the Yang Family," 8 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater.

14 -- "The Image of Shanghai," photos of the city by world-class photographers, at the Hall of States. Through Oct. 23.

17 -- Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., at the Concert Hall. Washington premiere of Tan Dun's "The Map: Concerto for Cello, Video, and Orchestra."

18 -- Shanghai Song and Dance Ensemble, 8 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater.

21 -- Shen Wei Dance Arts, 8 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater.

21 -- Cathay: Three Tales of China, puppet theater work, 7:30 p.m., at the Terrace Theater.

24 -- Chen Sa, piano, 6 p.m., at the Millennium Stage.

27 -- Beijing People's Art Theatre presents Lao She's "Teahouse," 8 p.m., at the Eisenhower Theater.

27 -- Ying Quartet, 7:30 p.m., at the Terrace Theater.

29 -- Shaanxi Folk Art Theater, shadow puppet performance group, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Theater Lab.