Today's Top Event: Joyce Goldstein at Bistro Liaison.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Bill Bell, aka the Jazz Professor, discusses the history of African-American music at the Albany Library.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: La Furia Chalaca in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Get good coffee and good music in one place at Caffe Trieste on San Pablo Ave., where Trovatore performs traditional piano and mandolin music.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Yves Saint Laurent in 1962.
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