Each week the hotel presents a Salon Series of intimate events designed to encourage dialogue and appreciation of art, literature and music: From a book launch or a reading by an author to cabaret music or an entertaining bit of a magic show paired with food and wine.
Tickets for Cabaret Shows 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 and schedule is available at societycabaret.com or by calling 415 857-1896.
Founded in 1979, San Francisco Performances is the Bay Area’s leading independent presenter of chamber music, vocal and instrumental recitals, jazz and contemporary dance. Under the artistic direction of its founder, Ruth Felt, the organization presents internationally acclaimed and emerging performing artists, introduces innovative programs, and builds new and diversified audiences for the arts through education and outreach activities that also strengthen the local performing arts community.
SFP is also committed to presenting artistically important programs that influence the development of the arts. This includes commissioning new works, offering programs featuring 20th and 21st century compositions and premieres, and presenting important American and international contemporary dance companies.
San Francisco Performances has grown from a first season in 1980–81 of seven performances to its current season of over 200 memorable performances and programs by some of the world's most exceptional artists. Ticket information available at sfperformances.org.
Presented every Saturday night at 8:00 pm in the Sutter Street side Cocktail Lounge. Sleight of hand and other tricks by Sebastian Boswell III and Adam Sachs of San Francisco’s long running and always sold out Absolute Magic Shows.
Ticket and show at magicattherex.com/show.htm