The East Bay Today: May 22, 2008

Today’s Top Event: The Vince Wallace Trio at La Taza de Cafe.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: Woody Guthrie and the Great American Folksong. Tim Holt presents a brief history of the American folksong, from the old-time ballads of Appalachia to the rambling, Depression-era songs of Woody Guthrie at the Berkeley Public Library, North Branch.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: La Calaca Loca in Oakland.

On the Town: Going out tonight? At the Roundup Saloon in Concord, the Dr. Mojo blues band plays a free show at 9 p.m.

Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. Check out the World of Warcraft meets the Beatles.

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