Today's Top Event: The Battle of the Romantically Dysfunctional Songwriters at Spud's in Berkeley.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Marta Acosta discusses her book Midnight Brunch at Cody's in Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Wood Tavern in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? DJ Electro spins old-school reggae, soca, salsa, and R&B at the Island Paradise Club in Alameda.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out James Randi's Million Dollar Challenge.
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