Today's Top Event: Jodi Mattison's portraits at the Walnut Creek Coffee Company.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Conversation with Michael Pollan. Discussing In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto at Wheeler Auditorium.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Lady's Place in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? The Uptown's got something special for you: "Videotheque," a (free!) video dance party with VJ Rhettnificent.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out photos of West Virginia railroad culture.
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