Today's Top Event: Accordionist Odile Lavault and her Baguette Quartette haul out the valse musette cafe hits of the '20s at Ashkenaz in Berkeley.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Beading Night at Bead Inspirations in Alameda.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Soi4 Bangkok Eatery in Oakland
On the Town: Going out tonight? Groove to the hottest reggae, reggaeton, dancehall, and hip-hop at Luka's Taproom.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Winterbells.
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