.The East Bay Today: April 8, 2008

Today’s Top Event: Berkeley Farmers’ Market.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: Not Just a Pretty Face. Stacy Malkan discusses use of toxins and carcinogens in mainstream makeup at Elephant Pharmacy Walnut Creek.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Southern Cafe in Oakland.

On the Town: Going out tonight? Head over to Petar’s Restaurant in Lafayette to catch the piano-driven Irish pop-rock of Sinead Healy.

Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. Check out monkeys on motorcycles.

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