UMBRIA JAZZ AT THE BLUE NOTE The Italian Jazz artists Stefano Bollani and Enrico Rava and their quintet perform at the Blue Note. Pictured above is Enrico Rava. Thru Jan. 18, 131 W. 3rd St. at 8 pm and 10:30 pm, 212-475-8592.
STRATOSPHEERIUS AT BITER END In a soul-funk-rock jam on Tues. Jan. 13 at 9. The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker St. 212-673-7030.
LUNAR NEW YEAR celebration sponsored by the New York Chinese Cultural Center. The festival of Chinese Dance, Music and Peking Opera will be held at NYUs Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Sat., Jan. 24 and Sun. Jan 25 at 2; Sat. eve Jan 24 at 7:30. $25, $20. 212-992-8484 www.ticketweb.com