The East Bay Today: November 26, 2007


Today's Top Event: Judith Thurman discusses her new book, Cleopatra's Nose: 39 Varieties of Desire, which examines controversial culture makers and edgy artists galore at Mrs. Dalloway's.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: ClutterLess, a self-help workshop for obsessive pack rats and the organizationally challenged at Pleasanton Presbyterian Church.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Misto Italian Bistro in Berkeley.

On the Town: Going out tonight? Expand your horizons with a free improvised performance by three of the Bay Area's leading experimental artists (billed as Kaufmann/Gratkowski/De Joode) at Cal State East Bay.

Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out "gourmet" chef Merrill Howard Kalin.

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