Today's Top Event: The City of Ghosts cult meets Thursday night, when screenwriter Barry Gifford and possibly director Matt Dillon himself show up at the cozy Cerrito Speakeasy Theater in El Cerrito.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Chuck Leavell -- environmentalist, author, and former Rolling Stones keyboardist lectures on the future of American forests at the Castro Valley Center for the Arts.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Tamarindo Antojeria Mexicana in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Try the flamenco sounds of Cascada at the Baltic Square Pub.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out I Have Not Actually Read This Book.
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