Places to go, people to see

French singer and actor Patrick Bruel kicks off his first U.S. tour. Bruel was one of France’s biggest stars in the 1990s, making his name as a teen idol. He has since become a traditional icon, singing renowned French songs in the new millennium. He appears at 8 p.m. Monday at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, 1111 California St., San Francisco.

Tickets are $45 to $150.

Call (415) 642-1557 or visit www.masonicauditorium.com

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