The East Bay Today: January 4, 2007


Today's Top Event: 43 Plays for 43 Presidents at LaVal's Subterranean Theatre in Berkeley.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Three-time Pushcart nominee and PEN Award-winning poet Tracy Koretsky reads from her new collection, Even Before My Name, at the Albany Library.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Ephesus Kabab Lounge in Walnut Creek.

On the Town: Going out tonight? Go old-school with DJ Mr. B spinning old-school soul, funk, and R&B at Pat's Bar.

Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Elf Yourself.

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