Today's Top Event: Uncle Vanya at Live Oak Theatre.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's event: Amelia Marshall and Terry L. Tobey discuss Oakland's Equestrian Heritage at A Great Good Place for Books.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Havana in Walnut Creek.
On the Town: Going out tonight? If these names don't get you, nothing will: Sabertooth Zombie, Murder Practice, Seize the Night, Skin Like Iron, Grace Alley, and Crucified at the legendary 924 Gilman.
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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