In a rare Barbican recital, the enthralling Korean violinist Kyung Wha Chung will tonight direct the English Chamber Orchestra with Bach (Concertos E and A minor) and Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. Barbican Hall, 7.30pm, pounds 7-pounds 22 (0171-638 8891)

Fable Feasts, a literally fabulous evening of good food and storytelling, presents Pomme Clayton reading erotic tales from a selection entitled Churning the Milky Ocean. So that's food, sex and being told a story all in one - a feast for the gluttonous. W11 Bar & Restaurant, 123a Clarendon Road, London W11 9pm (0171-229 8889)

And at this year's Human Rights Film Festival controversial film-makers provoke debates and raise public awareness using films which explore human rights issues. Showing tonight is Paper Heads (5pm), a Slovakian documentary concerning the Communist regime, and the Irish film Bog Woman (9pm). ICA Cinema, London SW1 (0171-930 3647), pounds 6.50.

Meanwhile, Everyman Cinema is showing a double bill of vintage Spike Lee. Showing the film which every girl considering infidelity should see, She's Gotta Have It (1986), and the more recent Get On The Bus (1996). London NW3 (0171-435 1525)

PD James will be setting scenes of intrigue rather than romance as the best-selling crime novelist signs copies of and reads passages from her new book, A Certain Justice, published by Faber, pounds 12.99. 6.30pm-8pm, Books etc, WC1 (0171-379 6838)

Be sure to check out the Loz Speyer Trio, a promising new jazz group who deliver a loose, free-wheeling sound with the rare combination of guitar, drums and trumpet. These talented musicians will pay tribute to jazz greats such as Bill Evans and Wayne Shorter. Al's Cafe Bar, London N1 10.30pm-2am, pounds 1

Xenia Gregoriadis