Culture East Meets West Piano Duo Concert The second show of the Academy for Performing Arts' (APA) first chamber music concert series is a celebration of the piano duet. Three couples perform: renowned Italian twins Camillo and Umberto Bertetti, APA academics Margaret Lynn and Sayuri Kishi-Debski, and Hui Ling and Julie Pun-man Kuok. They play works by Chopin, Brahms, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and Lutoslawski. Tonight, 7pm. Concert Hall, APA, Wan Chai. $75-$90 ($45-$75) Ticketek. Inquiries: 2584 8500 or call the fax-on-demand hotline: 2584 8848 Liszt Piano Fortnight A series of concerts paying tribute to Franz Liszt by the Hong Kong Philharmonic and celebrated interpreters of the composer's work, continues with piano virtuoso Barry Douglas who plays Hungarian Fantasy, Piano Concerto No 2 and also Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra. The philharmonic accompanies him under the baton of Samuel Wong. Tonight-tomorrow, 8pm. Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui. $100-$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2312 6103 or visit www.hkpo.com The Ageless Boy Tom Sawyer Artistic director of Yip's Children's Musical Theatre and sister of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta music director Yip Wing-sze, Sincere Yip produces musical theatre for the young in this adaptation of the tale about runaway youngster Tom Sawyer. The Munsang College Old Boys & Girls Chorus performs. Dialogue in Cantonese, singing in English. Today, 8pm. Tomorrow, 3pm and 8pm. City Hall Theatre, Central. $150-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2317 0681 Night Scene Heineken Found @ Thirst DJ Competition Tonight sees the second round of DJ competitions organised as a run-up to tomorrow's Paul Oakenfold party at Hitec. Three competitions will be held at three clubs, with the winners of each earning a slot at Hitech the following night. Tonight, Queens resident DJ Yin battles David Lam's protege DJ Karen, and bedroom DJ Chris Lee. Judges Roy C Malig and Michael Beat oversee proceedings. Tonight, midnight. Liquid, 1-5 Elgin Street, Central. Tel: 2549 8386 Tango Milonguero Tango instructors Keith and Sunshine of the Hong Kong Tango Academy are launching what they say is the SAR's first 'close-embrace' tango assault, typical of the steamy halls in Buenos Aires as opposed to the salon tango normally taught here. The month-long course starts tonight and will be held every Friday from 7.30pm-10pm, with practise session until 11pm. $400 for new members. GMS Academy of Dance, 6/F Times Tower, 393 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: visit www.tangohk.com or e-mail email@example.com Homegrown Jazz The Red Trio consist of two Americans and an Australian who have lived in Hong Kong for more than 10 years. They recently formed to create a new type of music: jazz fused with the 'hard-edge of post-rock and the soft lyricism of Asian music'. Peter Scherr, composer and former bassist of the HK Philharmonic Orchestra, plays with acclaimed guitarist Guy Le Claire and the classically trained percussionist Andrew Collier. Tonight, 7.30pm. Loke Yew Hall, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam. $100 ($50) Tickets available from Hung Hing Ying Music Building, the University of Hong Kong. Limited tickets will be available at the door. Reservations and inquiries: 2859 7045 Looking Ahead SoHo Carnival SoHo holds its first street carnival on Sunday. Staunton Street will be closed from 1pm for the seven-hour festival, which centres on an outdoor stage. At 1pm the E-Mentals, a band and troupe of live performers, will provide interactive entertainment for kids. From 3pm-5pm DJ Jim performs with a troupe of African drummers and at 5pm the well-loved seven-piece funk band Brother's Keeper take to the stage, led by trumpeter Mark Henderson. Food and drinks will be available for alfresco dining in the street. Inquiries: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Fila Yoga Extravaganza 2002 A week of all things yoga kicks off on Sunday at the Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Renowned Dutch yogi Cle Souren and American Swami Veda Bharati will be demonstrating their forms of the practice, while Iyengar master S Kamal teaches yoga and meditation. The week continues with an open house of participating studios on Monday and Tuesday, including Yogasana (Asthanga yoga), Pure Yoga (hot yoga), Raja Yoga Centre (meditation), Life Management Yoga Centre (Hatha yoga) and California Fitness Centres (Iyengar yoga). Workshops by Souren and Bharati will be held throughout the week. For more information and reservations visit www.yogahongkong.com Yamaha Asian Beat Band Competition Winners of the local heats of this competition will represent Hong Kong in the Asian grand final being held in Kuala Lumpur in January. Runners-up prizes include gift certificates worth up to $5,000. There are also categories for best vocalist, guitarist, bassist, drummer and keyboard player. Entry forms are available at any Tom Lee Music shop, or online at www.tomleemusic.com . Entry deadline is Oct 20. Inquiries: 2737 7603 Urbtix: 2734 9009 Urbtix/CityLines credit-card booking: 2111 5999 Fringe: 2521 7251 CityLine: 2317 6666 TicketNet: 2312 9998 Ticketek: 3128 8288 For a complete listings service visit totallyhk.scmp.com.