Extra-curricular Lan Kwai Fong Carnival Family entertainment fills the streets of Lan Kwai Fong this afternoon: 62 stalls open at 11am, offering everything from clothing and jewellery to fortune telling, arts and crafts, snacks and cold beer. During the day the streets will be filled with performers - a magic show at noon and 3pm, mime at 1pm, Chinese music at 3pm, juggling at 4pm, a brass quintet and string quintet at 6pm and an 'Elvis Show' by Hong Kong icon Melvis at 6.30pm. Salsa and tango performers emerge at 7pm alongside African djembe drummers. DJs Peter King, Steve James, Phil Whelan and Simon Wilson from RTHK's Radio 3 will be playing dance and rock numbers, and recording the carnival live from 7pm-8pm on The Rhythm show. Prizes will be given all day to the best-dressed revellers. Today, 11am-midnight; tomorrow, 11am-7pm. Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Info: www.lankwaifong.com In & Green Inventions Fair More than 40 Hong Kong and Chinese inventors are showcasing their latest creations at the Integer Hong Kong Pavilion this weekend. The event has been organised by the Hong Kong Inventors' Association (HKIA), and the chosen theme is 'green', with inventions aiming to promote a healthier living environment in the SAR. Admission at the weekend is free; during the week, tickets for the fair will be available at the Integer Pavilion counter, $10 ($5). Tamar Site, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2596 9404. Ends Oct 23 Gypsy Cara The brothers Patrac comprise Gypsy Cara, a well-travelled Romany family band from the Catalan region of Spain. See the quartet play and jam with local musicians tonight at the Music Room Live. They perform classical flamenco, soleria, boleria, sevillana and gypsy rumba plus the odd Gypsy King cover. Tonight, 10.30pm. Music Room Live, 2/F, California Entertainment Building, 34-36 D'Aguilar Street, Central. $180 Cityline. Inquiries: 2845 8477 World Ballroom And Latin American Dance South African dancers Victor Da Silva and Claire Edwards, who won this year's 2002 British Invitation Exhibition Dance Championships, take to the stage with Italian duo Benedetto Ferruggia and Yana Pokrovskaya, Lithuania's Arunas Bizokas and Edita Daniute and the Argentinian tango stars Pablo Inza and Veronica Alvarenga. Andrei Philip and Katarzyna Kozak from America also dance. After the show, audience members are invited to take the stage for the Down Memory Lane Twist Dance. Tonight-tomorrow, 7.30pm. Queen Elizabeth Stadium. $100-$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 Culture Singin' In The Rain The big-budget Australian show heads into its third weekend. Based on the original 1952 film, which starred Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor, it is the story of Hollywood's transition from silent movies to talkies. Tonight-Oct 27. Lyric Theatre, Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai. Evening shows Tue-Sun, 7.45pm, $350-$695, weekend matinees, 2.30pm, $295-$595. Tickets available from Ticketek. Info: www.singinintherain.com.hk Of Fire And Fireworks A collaboration between Theatre Ensemble and Prospects Theatre Company has resulted in an original tale about three Hong Kongers, from Waglan Island, Ap Lei Chau and Tsim Sha Tsui respectively, who gather on a mountain top for a fireworks display. As they watch the show, ancient legends from each of the three districts come to life around them. Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tonight-tomorrow, 8pm. $100-$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 Wit The American Community Theatre perform Margaret Edson's Tony Award-winning play about Dr Vivian Bearing, who has ovarian cancer. Actress and director Jessica Lefkow cut off more than a metre of her hair to play the lead role and portray the effects of chemotherapy. After the Hong Kong productions - directed by Rick Joyce - the cast travels to Beijing and Hanoi to perform and conduct workshops with local drama groups. Tonight and Wed-Sat, 7.45pm. Studio Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central. $180 ($150) Ticketek. Inquiries: call 2521 7251 or visit www.act-hk.com 3 Means Fantasy A 'night of sex, lies and videotapes' from the City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC), Hong Kong's most cutting-edge modern dance troupe. Three choreographers present personal dance pieces: Ong Young Lock is inspired by Salvador Dali, and presents the art of acting as 'a window to the subconscious'; Abby Chan makes use of fantastic carnival masks by New York visual artist Jordin Isip and wears a fibre-optic dress against a backdrop of neon lights; and Mui Cheuk-yin juxtaposes live performance with images filmed by hidden spy cameras and video installations by Japanese video artist Tadasu Takamine. Tonight, 8pm. Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Sheung Wan. $100-$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 or the CCDC at 2326 8597 Love In A Fallen City The 25th anniversary of the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre is celebrated with a reworking of Eileen Chang's famous novel of the love affair between Fan Liuyuan and Bai Liusu. Love In A Fallen City is music theatre conceived by artistic director Frederic Mao and Edward Lam. Chung Chi-wing composes the songs and Yuri Ng choreographs one of the most anticipated shows of the New Vision Arts Festival. Performed in Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Tonight-Oct 28, 7.30pm. Grand Theatre, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $100-$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900 or visit www.hkrep.com Max! 2002 For the fifth consecutive year, the Max! festival showcases the hottest films from three German-speaking countries - Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Tonight at 8.30pm, edgy film The Experiment explores the story of a group of men who sign themselves up for a 14-day, prison-simulation study during which they are denied the most basic human rights. Tomorrow at 6.30pm, it's the German family classic Kiss Me Frog. Films screen at the Hong Kong Arts Centre. $50 Ticketek. The festival runs until Oct 28. For more info: www.goethe.de/max2002 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.