Today's Top Event: Oakland Art & Soul.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's event: Necklace- and bracelet-making workshop at Bead Inspiration.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Chef Edwards' Bar-B-Que in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? After the Art & Soul Festival in downtown Oakland, drop by the Uptown for "Uptown Hubba Hubba" live burlesque with the Hubba Hubba Revue.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out New York Times' Idea Blog.
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