Today's Top Event: The Arabian Nights at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre Thrust Stage.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Alameda By Rail by Grant Ute at the Alameda Free Library.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Krung Thep in El Cerrito.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Listen to jazz by the Eddie Pasternak Duo, featuring Glenn Richman, at cozy Berkeley Italian restaurant Eccolo.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out slo-mo Mentos and Diet Coke explosion.
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