Today's Top Event: Solo storyteller Mike Daisey's Great Men of Genius kicks off Wednesday night at the Berkeley Rep's Thrust Stage.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Metaphors in Shinran. The Institute of Buddhist Studies hosts this lecture by Professor Takanori Sugioka of Ryukoku University in Japan at Berkeley's Jodo Shinshu Center.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: China Village in Albany.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Revel in English pub songs at Epic Arts Studio's "In Harmony's Way."
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