Today's Top Event: Tres Santos performs at World Ground Cafe's semimonthly open mic in Oakland.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Anthropologist Jean Davison discusses surrounding Kenya's 2002 democratic election and her book, Ostrich Wakes: Struggles for Change in Highland Kenya, at Black Oak Books in Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Left Bank Brasserie in Pleasant Hill
On the Town: Going out tonight? Are you feeling your flow? Head over to Dorsey's Locker for "The Blue Candle," a bimonthly spoken-word, open-mic event.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Dogs In Cars.
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