Variety is the spice of life. SEE Arts Bazaar What: Galería de la Raza presents a collective showing of art and other creations by local Latin artists. Why: Muy caliente. When: Sat., 2-9 p.m. Where: Studio 24, 2851 24th St., at Bryant St. (415-826-8009). VOTE Get with the Programmer Contest What: Pick your favorite hard drive hero in the DailyCandy competition. Why: Technically speaking, he’s your computer Casanova. When: Voting ends Feb. 12; winner announced Feb. 13. Where: Online at dailycandy.com/programmer. EAT Sidebar What: Zax Tavern’s new gastropub in Oakland dishes deviled eggs, steak frites, and Shaker lemon pie. Why: Belly up. When: Opens Fri. Lunch, Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; dinner, Mon.-Thurs., 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri., 5-10:30 p.m.; Sat., 4-10:30 p.m. Where: 542 Grand Ave., at Euclid Ave., Oakland (510-452-9500). Sweetdish Soiree What: Candy, champers, and costume baubles by MDVII Antiques at the Marina bonbon boutique. Why: Rush hour. When: Sun., 6-8 p.m. Where: 2144 Chestnut St., b/t Pierce & Steiner Sts. (415-563-2144). READ Getting Naked Again Book Party What: Wine, lingerie, music, and more for the launch of Judith Sills’s new book about love, loss, sex, and moving on. Why: Celebrate the nude you. When: Fri., 4-9 p.m. Where: Les Cent Culottes, 2200 Polk St., at Vallejo St. (415-614-2586). DONATE The Princess Project Dress Drive What: Drop off new and gently worn formal frocks and accessories to benefit local girls in need. Why: Be their prints charming. When: Sun.-Feb. 14. Where: Locations and times online at princessproject.org.