Today's Top Event: Stand-up comics Brent Weinbach and Moshe Kasher cohost Friday’s Return of Smug Shift at Oakland's Stork Club.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Vertical Pool presents The Greater Circulation, Antero Alli's film about the pain and suffering that Rainer Maria Rilke experienced while writing the classic poem "Requiem for a Friend" at the Grace North Church in Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet?Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Guerilla Cafe in Berkeley.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Try a Belgian beer at the Bistro while Bad Boy Bruce & the Mob lay down some blues.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Shorpy, the 100-Year-Old Photo Blog.
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