Today’s Top Event: Cornelia Bell’s Black Bottom Gallery in Oakland begins its First Friday Series with Africa at Work.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: Local comedian Ben Feldman hosts the free Wednesday night comedy showcase at the Sea Mi Restaurant and Bar in Albany.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: the Red Tractor Cafe in Dublin.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Soak up the jazz sounds of Sonic Camouflage at the funky, lively Cafe Van Kleef.
Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. Check out the Gallery of Vintage Calculators.
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