Today's Top Event: First Fridays in Oakland.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Deborah Nelson discusses The War Behind Me: Vietnam Veterans Confront the Truth at Revolution Books.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Messob Ethiopian Restaurant in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? At the Shattuck Down Low, it's "Love & Colour" night with Valerie Troutt plus DJs Lady Ryan and RiMarkable spinning soul, hip-hop, R&B, and old-school classics.
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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