Night Scene Funkraiser The third annual Funkraiser takes over the DV8 bar in Wan Chai tonight. DJs Steve Yau and Doggy Vagueness will spin 'prime slabs of funk, soul and reggae'. All proceeds from the door go to the Child Welfare Scheme in Nepal - a British-registered charity that has operated in the Himalayan kingdom for 10 years, providing medical services and building day-care centres for kindergarten-age children in remote villages in the Annapurna region. Last year's bash generated $50,000. Tonight, 9pm-2am. DV8, Sun Hung Kai Centre, Wan Chai. $100 on the door. Inquiries and tickets: call Doggy at 2982 1597 Beatsuite Presents Flavour Flavour is the first in a new series of breakbeat dance parties organised by the Beatsuite crew to celebrate the spread of the night to a monthly slot at Bangkok's Be club. In the wake of Beatsuite DJs Mick and DVS' move to the Thai capital, Flavour showcases a new line-up: DJs Bodhi and AKW will man the decks along with new faces such as Veda resident DJ deep.ed and Dan F, boss of Disuye Records. Tonight, 8pm-late. Level 27, 27/F 97A Wellington St, Central. Free entry. Inquiries: 6258 8857 Naha Daiko Performance In En Diners at En Japanese Dining Bar, a Causeway Bay restaurant specialising in Okinawa cuisine - will be treated to a live performance by Naha Daiko, a 15-strong troupe of drummers and dancers from Okinawa tonight. They hit the stage for two shows, at 7pm and 9pm. En Japanese Dining Bar, 2/F, Plaza 2000, 2 Russell Street, Causeway Bay. Reservations: 2834 3255 Anzen Chitai Venerable Japanese pop band Anzen Chitai perform in the SAR for the first time in 15 years. Thu-Fri, 8pm. Hong Kong Coliseum, Hunghom. $380-$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2888 0018 Thinking Out Loud Catch this new band play pop with attitude at the Fringe Club tonight. As their Web site ( www.acven.com/thinking/index.html ) explains: 'Ex-Sisters of Sharon Chris B provides smouldering vocal delights while Chris W's Gibson-whatever-it-is dances a frisky accompaniment. Tasty vocal back-up comes from guitarist Mark and the whole groove is underpinned by rock-steady bassman Alex S and funky drummer Hugh W'. Tonight, 10.30pm-late. E & J Gallo Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central Culture The Choir Of Westminster Abbey Thirty singers and 12 lay vicars from the Choir of Westminster Abbey perform a programme of works including Mendelssohn's Ave Maria, Harvey's Come, Holy Ghost and Byrd's Rorate Caeli Desuper. Tonight, 8pm. Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall. $60-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Tien Dao Running as one of the first shows of the New Vision Arts Festival Tien Dao features local composer Daniel Law exploring the concept of dao in the East and West. Tonight-tomorrow, 8pm. City Hall, Central. $50-$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2312 6103 or visit www.hkpo.com The Peony Pavilion: A Spoiled Romance A collaboration between the Beijing Arts Creative Centre and the Peking Opera Troupe of Beijing. Last year the performers won acclaim for their innovative approach to modernising Chinese opera with What Is Done Can't Be Undone. They return this year with an adaptation of The Peony Pavilion, bringing a contemporary twist to the ancient tale with modern music and experimental stage effects. Tonight-Sun, 7.30pm. Studio Theatre, Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui. $100-$180 Urbtix. Info: www.newvisionartsfest.com.hk The Valentine Fairy A comedy about Ingrid: a freshly dumped office worker who has endured a string of depressing break-ups. Consumed by her hatred of the male of the species, Ingrid decides to take drastic action, until her fairy godfather appears to rectify matters. The comedy is performed in English by the Li Po Chun UWC Theatre Arts group. Tonight-tomorrow, 8pm. $60 ($45) Ticketek. Fringe Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251 Christie's Hong Kong 2002 Autumn Auctions Christie's Hong Kong Autumn Auctions are staged from Sun-Tue at the JW Marriott Hotel. Items are divided into the following categories: Southeast Asian Pictures, 20th Century Chinese Art, the Currier Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art, Chinese Paintings, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Important Chinese Art from the Manno Art Museum, and Buddhist Treasures for the Qianlong Court. For a preview, check out the exhibition which runs from today-Mon, 10.30am-6.30pm. Tue, 10.30am-1pm. Ballroom, JW Marriott, Admiralty. Inquiries: 2521 5396 or 2918 0039 Extra-curricular Art Talks The Art Centre's Art School launches new courses for the public in tonight's free lectures. At 7.30pm Lukas Tam, the deputy programme co-ordinator for the bachelor degree in fine arts courses, discusses the three-year day-time and part-time programmes awarded by Melbourne, Australia's RMIT University. At 8pm, May Fung, the celebrated local video artist and project director for the Professional Diploma in Media Arts, discusses the one year, full-time course. Tonight, 7.30pm-9pm. Room 1502, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Both talks are in Cantonese. Inquiries and reservations: 2922 2822 How To Start And Run Your Own Business The Women Business Owners' Club (WBOC) presents six speakers, from accountants to wine importers to professional will writers, who recount their experiences in starting businesses. They will discuss such matters as companies' legal set-up, work visas, office, staff, branding, accounts, tax, finance and wills. Tomorrow, 8.30am-1pm. 2/F, Hong Kong Football Club, 3 Sports Road, Happy Valley. WBOC members $300, non-members $400 (includes breakfast & morning tea). Men are welcome to attend. Inquiries and reservations: call Esther Lowe at 2541 0446 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 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.