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Salon Series at Hotel Rex, San Francisco

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World travelers heading for San Francisco should plan to drop in on the Salon Series at Hotel Rex.

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This charming boutique hotel in the heart of Union Square takes its inspiration from the European art and literary scene of Paris in the 1920s and 30s. Whether produced in The Salon room, Library Bar or Cocktail Lounge, each Salon event at The Rex is designed expressly to encourage dialogue and the appreciation of art, literature and music—complete with good food and wine.

From a book launch or author reading to cabaret music or a magic show, you’ll enjoy an intimate, entertaining performance.

Magic at the Rex is presented every Saturday night at 8:00 pm in the Cocktail Lounge and features sleight of hand and other tricks by Sebastian Boswell III and Adam Sachs of San Francisco’s long running Absolute Magic Shows.

These are not “kiddie magic tricks,” (although children are welcome), but instead a “grown up magic show,” intelligent effects that make you gasp, laugh and truly wonder “how did they do that?”

Society Cabaret presents an array of vibrant performers in the elegant Salon Room. Order a Societini, sit back and enjoy the music—American classics with a European influence. Tickets start at $20 with no fees or minimums and reservations are encouraged. Based on availability, walk-ins for Cabaret Shows can pay at the front desk. Advance reservations available at http://www.societycabaret.com.

SF Performances bring internationally acclaimed and emerging performing artists to the Salon room presenting jazz, chamber music, vocal and instrumental recital and contemporary dance. Ticket information is available at sfperformances.org.

World travelers will find Hotel Rex at 562 Sutter Street (between Mason & Powell) and can learn more about the entire Salon Series by visiting www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/california/san-francisco-hotels/hotel-rex/meeti... or on Facebook

World travelers can reach San Francisco by flying into SFO International Airport. Public transport or a taxi or Supershuttle goes into San Francisco.

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