Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of four novels:Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Tree of Codes, Here I Am, and two books of non-fiction: Eating Animals, and We are the Weather. His work has received numerous awards and has been translated into thirty-six languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
The Bay Area Discovery Museum hosts a day of creativity, science and art all day – no admission fee - on Wednesday, October 2nd. The museum is located at 557 McReynolds Road in Sausalito. For details, call 415-339-3900.
Sharktoberfest Nightlife invites you to enjoy music, creatures and cocktails. The event takes place on Thursday, October 3rd from 6 PM to 10:00 PM at the California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive in San Francisco. For details, call 415-379-8000
Fingersnaps Media Arts invites you to learn to scratch, sample, loop, and edit music at their Rooftop DJ Class. The class takes place on Thursday, October 3rd, from 2:30 PM to 4 PM in Salesforce Park, 425 Mission Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415-597-5000.
Fired Up is offering a live fitness event featuring fitness, food, and fun in one special event. The event takes place on Saturday, October 5th at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Blue Rock Springs Park at 650 Columbus Parkway in Vallejo. For details, call 510-426-6113.
The Layover presents Spontaneous Storytelling Night. This event takes place Saturday, October 5, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The venue is located at 1517 Franklin Street in Oakland. For details, call 510-834-1517.
The Sunday Lounge Rumba hosts a bimonthly Cuban Rumba Jam. The next jam takes place on Sunday, October 6th, from 3 to 5 PM at La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley. For details, call 510-849-2568.
Five Oceans in a Teaspoon is a memoir in short visual poems, written by poet/investigative journalist Dennis J Bernstein, typographic visualizations by designer/author Warren Lehrer. Like his journalism, Bernstein’s poems reflect the struggle of everyday people trying to survive in the face of adversity.