Today's Top Event: Halloween!
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Quilombo Communities of Rio de Janeiro. Ancestor night and diaspora talk by Robert King at Oakland Public Conservatory of Music.
Is It Lunch Yet? We recommend: Rustica in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? It's Lion Rock night at Club Oasis, meaning resident DJs Riddm, Rocker-T, Kurious, Dubrocker, Yao Chris, and Jah Yzer will spin roots, dub, and dancehall for your pleasure.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out the coolest 3-D pumpkin carvings ever!.
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