Today's Top Event: Artist Sam Easterson creates what he calls Animal-Vegetable Video, approximations of animals' perspective, for discriminating human patrons of the arts at the Bg Art Site in Walnut Creek's Bedford Gallery. Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Across the Atlas Alaskan Adventure: A Journey in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Pietro Simonetti and Greg Cook screen footage from their adventures on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge at REI Berkeley. Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Otaez Restaurant in Alameda On the Town: Going out tonight? Got skills? Show off at "Da Showcase"; -- a weekly hip-hop open-mic party at Club Six. Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out The Confessional. Feed Us: Got an East Bay news tip, photo, video, or link we need to know about? E-mail us.