The East Bay Today: November 30, 2007

Today’s Top Event: Wall to Wall. A group of local artists will paint 924 Gilman black and add a fresh coat of art. Also featuring live music by Strip Mall Seizures, Grey Daturas, and Kill Elephant, plus a vegan feast by the Thursday Night Baking Collective.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: Cities and Fundamentalisms: A Conference. Nezar AlSayyad and Blair Ruble lead a series of plenaries on fundamentalism, prophets, pious sites, political dimensions of religion, the mobilization strategies of Christian megachurches, and the effect of globalization on Islam at UC Berkeley’s Wurster Hall Auditorium.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Zapp Zapp Noodle House in Albany.

On the Town: Going out tonight? Pay a visit to the aptly named Ruby Room to catch Jason Soulé spinning rock, electroclash, and new wave.

Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. Check out the talking cats, translated.

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