Today's Top Event: "Neo-folkie" Matt the Electrician (né Matt Sever) performs at Berkeley's Starry Plough.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: David Leheny discusses his book Think Global, Fear Local: Sex, Violence, and Anxiety in Contemporary Japan at the IEAS Conference Room in Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Kensington Bistro in Kensington.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Just for women: show off your open-mic skills at "Works in Progress" at the Home of Truth Spiritual Center in Alameda.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Happy Friday the 13th.
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