Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard of “Once” fame plays the Masonic. (Steve C. Mitchell/Invision/AP)

Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard of “Once” fame plays the Masonic. (Steve C. Mitchell/Invision/AP)

Nov. 10-11: Glen Hansard, Richard Thompson, Amy McCullough, Marianas Trench

TUESDAY, NOV. 10

Glen Hansard: The Irish singer-songwriter, an Oscar winner for “Falling Slowly” from the film “Once,” headlines to promote his new release “Didn’t He Ramble”; folk singer Aoife O’Donovan opens. [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Richard Thompson: The veteran British folk-rocker and guitar great plays from “Still,” his 16th solo studio album produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Amy McCullough: The co-authoer of “The Box Wine Sailors” tells stories from her book, subtitled “Misadventures of a Broke Young Couple at Sea.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Micachu & the Shapes: The experimental pop trio from London fronted by Mica Levi has a new album “Good Sad Happy Bad.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Marianas Trench: The Canadian pop rockers are promoting “Astoria,” which frontman Josh Ramsay describes as a loose concept record based around the band’s love of 1980s fantasy and adventure film. [8 p.m., Social Hall, 1270 Sutter St., S.F.]

50/50 Poetry Night: The Intersection for the Arts series presents Kearny Street Workshop hosting readings from emerging and established poets francois luong, Jason Bayyani and Truong Tran. [7:30 p.m., Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., S.F.]

DanceFAR 2015: “Dance For A Reason” world-class performers from American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet and other local troupes appear, followed by a party, to benefit Cancer Prevention Institute of California. [7 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater and Forum, 701 Mission St., S.F.] .

Film and the Fair: S.F. International Film Festival historian Miguel Pendás addresses how the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition was one of the earliest events of its kind to be immortalized on film. [7:30 p.m., Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Ave., S.F.]

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11

New Italian Cinema; The S.F. Film Society’s five-day showcase opens with “Wondrous Boccaccio,” Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s adaptation of “The Decameron,” followed by “Youth,” Paolo Sorrentino’s English-language tale starring Michael Caine as a retired orchestra conductor and Harvey Keitel as a film director. [6 p.m., Vogue Theatre, 3290 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Yumi Sakugawa: The comic book artist and illustrator talks about the new release “There is No Right Way to Meditate: And Other Lessons.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Timothy Ferris and Neil Folberg: Science writer-documentary filmmaker Ferris speaks with Jerusalem-based photographer Folberg about the solo exhibition “Celestial Nights.” [7 p.m., Dryansky Gallery, 2120 Union St., S.F.]

Doyle: The horror metal band — with the Misfits’ Doyle E. Wolfgang Von Frankenstein on guitar, Alex Wolfman Story on vocals and Brandon Pertzborn on drums — appears on its “Abominator Tour 2015.” [7:30 p.m., DNA Lounge, 375 11th St,., S.F.]

Napa Valley Film Festival: The opening night offering is “Somm: Into the Bottle,” director Jason Wise’s intimate look into the lives and work of the world’s most accomplished sommeliers; a party at the Napa River Inn follows the screening. [5 p.m., Uptown Theater, 1350 Third St., Napa]

Good Lovelies: The beautifully harmonic Juno and Canadian Folk Music Award-winning trio (Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough, Sue Passmore) plays from the 2015 release “Burn the Plan.” [8 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Göran Rosenberg: The award-winning Swedish journalist speaks about his memoir “A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz,” in which he tells the story of his father, a Holocaust survivor who struggled to rebuild his shattered life. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Who Among Us … The Art of Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle: The Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary visual artist, writer and performer’s exhibition, which seeks to invent new possibilities of engaging visually with the black female body, opens. [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Museum of the African Diaspora, 635 Mission St., S.F.]

Amy McCulloughGlen HansardMarianas TrenchRichard Thompson

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