Today's Top Event: Poet Gary Snyder takes a hike on the hot side, reading from his book of essays, Back on the Fire, at Diesel in Oakland.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: The 22nd Annual UC Berkeley South Asia Conference, featuring panels covering anthropology, political science, history, economics, and more, is hosted by the Center for South Asia Studies.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Speisekammer in Alameda.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Head over to Esther's Orbit Room for dancing with DJ Wayne.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out No Mayo.
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