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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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