Today's Top Event: Local slam mistress Nazelah Jamison helms the brOakland Poetry Slam every first and third Friday at Oakland's Cafe Axe.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Gypsy Songs of England and Scotland: English folksinger and guitarist Martin Carthy presents a colloquium on music from the British Isles at 125 Morrison Hall, UC Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Beckett's in Berkeley.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic heat up the dance floor at the spacious Eagles Hall.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Chick Flick.
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