Today's Top Event: Duo at the Oakland Art Gallery.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's event: Screenwriters Unite. Practice pitches, read your original screenplay, and receive and provide feedback at the Barnes & Noble in Emeryville.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: T.J.'s Gingerbread House in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Wet your whistle with the Redwing Bluegrass Band at Julie's Coffee & Tea Garden.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out this squashable, reshapeable Japanese toy.
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