On Sunday, the Lyric Opera House will host the 2008 Greater Baltimore-D.C. Chinese New Year Celebration. The event, which celebrates the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, includes kung fu demonstrations, Chinese folk dancing and a performance of The Monkey King, an opera that combines singing and dialogue with acrobatics and martial arts. The show runs 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$30. The Lyric is at 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. Call 410-547-7328 or go to ticketmaster.com.