Today's Top Event: Thursday at World Beat at Mediterranean Cafe.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's event: Michael Chabon. This "Story Hour in the Library" 2008-09 series kick-off event featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley novelist will be followed by a book sale and reception, at the Morrison Room.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Fatapple's in El Cerrito.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Drop by La Taza de Café for a free jazz show by the Vince Wallace Trio.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out photos of the kids who go to school in a cave.
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