Today’s Top Event: Multidisciplinary theater piece Pagbabalik (“return” in Tagalog) combines traditional and modern music and dance with poetic spoken word at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: Author and consultant Jane Powell offers suggestions for home and kitchen restoration at Chapel of the Chimes in Piedmont.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Home of Chicken & Waffles in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Find something sweet at Cato’s Ale House, where Method Eclectic serves up hip-hop, electronica, ’80s, and more.
Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. It’s Bastille Day!
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