Today's Top Event: Peruvian naturalist Jose-Ignacio Rojas-Moscoso -- aka Pepe -- appears at Berkeley REI to present a lecture entitled Exploring the Amazon in Southeastern Peru.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Cult icon in his own mind and beyond, Neal Pollack ponders how to mix poetry readings with playdates and how to be both postpunk and a great pop at Cody's in Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Taqueria La Bamba in Richmond.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Get "lost"in punk rock with DJ Wasty at the Lost Weekend Lounge in Alameda.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Famous Birthdays.
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