The East Bay Today: May 20, 2008


Today's Top Event: Poetry Diversified at World Ground Cafe.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Musharraf Farooqi. Discussing A Hero's Demons: The Adventures of Amir Hamza and the Islamic Storytelling Tradition at UC Berkeley's Stephens Hall.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Asena in Alameda.

On the Town: Going out tonight? Maybe "Wanna Hang Out?" is your thing, with DJs spinning soft hits, oldies, and soul at Oakland's Ruby Room.

Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out extended album art challenge.

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