This Week's Hottest Events: Jenny Lewis, Divisadero Art Walk and Daft Punk's Film Debut


Music: Jenny and Johnny
Child actress turned alt country music sensation Jenny Lewis has toured with singer/songwriter Johnathan Rice for every solo show of her career, so it was only natural that they start collaborating together on an album. The result? Fun, poppy melodies and a stage chemistry that will no doubt make you smile. $20; Thursday and Friday, 9/2-3; GAMH, 859 O'Farrell St., 415-885-0750,

Film: Daft Punk's Electroma
Bet you didn't know that the famous electronic duo got themselves in the movie-making business. See Daft Punk's directorial debut Electroma, a chronicling of two robots on a quest to become human. But don't expect to hear the group's infectious beats—for this feature, the images speak for themselves.  $5; Thursday, 9/2; SFMOMA Phyllis Wattis Theater, 151 Third St., 415-357-4000,

Culture: Divisadero Art Walk
Think of it as Open Studios on a smaller scale. Roam the Divis corridor in search of offbeat art and happy hour specials from 5 - 9 p.m. Half price champagne cocktails at Bar 821, $1 espresso shots at Matching Half and 10 percent off all art at The Other Shop—it's culture on the cheap. Free; Thursday, 9/2; Divisadero St. between Haight and McAllister

Lit + Film: The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg
If, like me, you need a refresher course on Beat poetry before the infamous release of Howl, the book and movie, get yourself a ticket to see The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg at the Roxie. The theater is bringing back the definitive documentary by Academy Award nominated director Jerry Aronson, who spent 25 years accumulating more than 120 hours of footage. The result? Your crash course in the life of one of America’s greatest poets. $10; Friday, 9/3 - Thursday, 9/9; The Roxie, 3117 16th St.,

Theater: Shakespeare in the Presidio
Two weeks ago, I wrote about Shakespeare in Marin. Today, I'm telling you how to get your Bard fix a little closer to home. Shakespeare will have its annual run in the Presidio starting this weekend. On the bill? Two Gentleman of Verona, a comic tale of love, lust, dumping and retaliaton. Free; Saturday, 9/4 - Sunday, 9/26; Presidio Main Post Parade Ground, Graham St. and Keyes Ave.,

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