Check out the list of upcoming events in Seattle! Toulouse Petit has unforgettable events to celebrate the holidays and the Big Easy. Heading to concert at Key Arena or event at Seattle Center? Join us after for cocktails and late night eats.
USA Basketball Women’s National Team
Hosted by the Seattle Storm, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team, in continuing preparations for the 2018 FIBA World Cup of Basketball, will conduct a three-day spring training camp in Seattle that will culminate with an April 26 exhibition game at KeyArena against an international opponent to be announced at a later date.
BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA WORLD TOUR 2018
P!NK last hit the road on her The Truth About Love Tour which saw her play 142 sold out shows across 13 countries. The Los Angeles Times said, “Pink remains perhaps the most gifted and imaginative physical performer in pop right now,” while Rolling Stone claimed, “the singer had demonstrated an epic workout of vocals, stagecraft and stunt-work without missing a note,” and The Hollywood Reporter raved, “she still is one of pop’s most powerful vocalists.”
In addition, P!NK releases another track, “Whatever You Want” from her highly anticipated seventh studio album Beautiful Trauma which is available for pre-order now and due out in stores on October 13th (click here to listen) via RCA Records. The track was produced and written by Max Martin and Shellback along with additional writing credits from P!NK. P!NK has also released two other tracks from the album, first single, “What About Us” and “Beautiful Trauma” to rave reviews.
Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour
Legendary songwriter, recording artist, and performer Paul Simon, will embark on his farewell concert tour on May 16. Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will encompass shows across North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe, with Simon and his band bringing to the stage a stunning, career-spanning repertoire of timeless hits and classic songs which have permeated and influenced popular culture for generations.
According to Simon, the Homeward Bound tour is a fitting culmination of a performing career that began in the early 1960s and has coincided with his artistic journey as a songwriter and recording artist until the present day.
He said of this farewell tour, “I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end. Now I know: it feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief. I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my band is a tight, extraordinary group of gifted musicians. I think about music constantly. I am very grateful for a fulfilling career and, of course, most of all to the audiences who heard something in my music that touched their hearts.”
Stars on Ice 2018
Every four years, the Winter Olympics not only give us a chance to celebrate and revel in our favorite athletes, but also to discover some incredible new breakout stars. Ardent fans of figure skating have become familiar with U.S. National Champion Nathan Chen, but by the time the 2018 Winter Olympic Games are over, the world will be as well. Chen, the first skater to land five different quadruple jumps in a single competition program, will be a key member of an immensely talented U.S. Figure Skating Team looking to grab Gold at the Olympics. He will also be the centerpiece of the 2018 Stars on Ice tour that will feature many of the skaters vying for a medal for the U.S. in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Tour will arrive in Seattle, WA on Saturday, May 19 for a 7:30 PM performance at the KeyArena.
This year’s Stars on Ice tour will put American fans front and center to experience the best of the U.S. Figure Skating team that will compete in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Joining Chen will be Olympic medal hopefuls including; three-time National Champion and 2016 World Silver Medalist Ashley Wagner, two-time Ice Dance National Champions and three-time World medalists Maia & Alex Shibutani, 2017 U.S. Ladies Champion Karen Chen, as well as National Champion, and huge crowd favorite, Jason Brown. The Emmy Award-winning production will also feature U.S. Olympic royalty, Ice Dance Gold Medalists Meryl Davis & Charlie White.
PRESENTED BY SEATTLE OPERA
By Giuseppe Verdi
A profoundly personal love story told on a grand scale, Aida showcases Verdi’s power to translate human emotions into magnificent music. The high-stakes love triangle between a captured princess, a conflicted military commander, and the King’s formidable daughter unfolds in a variety of Egyptian locales amid glorious spectacle and rousing choruses—including the famous Triumphal March.
This visually imposing all-new production includes hieroglyphic projections by noted street artist RETNA and evocative choreography by in-demand visionary Jessica Lang. Aida looms large as a monumental masterpiece of the highest order.
In Italian with English subtitles
Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, with 1 intermission
by Danai Gurira
directed by Taibi Magar
produced in association with The Guthrie Theater
April 27 – May 27, 2018
In wintry Minnesota, the Chinyaramwira family is getting ready for the marriage of their eldest daughter, but when the bride wants to observe a TRADITIONAL ZIMBABWEAN CUSTOM for her wedding, deep-seated tensions arise. Adding fuel to the flames, unexpected family guests turn up revealing UNINVITED SECRETS. Written by Tony™-nominated Danai Gurira, Familiar focuses a lens on the MESSY, HILARIOUS, SPIRITED dynamic of a modern first-generation Zimbabwean American family, revealing the layers of complexities rooted in the search for A SENSE OF BELONGING.
Love & Ballet
PRESENTED BY PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET
FROM APPARENT TO ABSTRACT, LOVE REVEALS DIVERSE FACES IN THIS FOUR-PACK OF CONTEMPORARY HITS. Water is thematic in Christopher Wheeldon’s undulating Tide Harmonic as well as his divine After the Rain pas de deux. Appassionata, Benjamin Millepied’s tempestuous and tender work for three couples, makes a welcome return as does Justin Peck’s delightful Year of the Rabbit, an exhilarating rush to the music of Sufjan Stevens.
Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers
Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers announced today their co-headline North American 2018 summer tour, kicking off May 10 and wrapping July 14. Promoted by Live Nation, the legendary bands will travel to 30+ cities across the U.S. and Canada, including Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Nashville, and Toronto.
James Taylor and His All-Star Band
With Special Guest Bonnie Raitt And Her Band
Tickets make a great Valentine’s Gift!
Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor and his All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt and her band are coming to KEYARENA on JUNE 6 for one intimate and memorable night
The 44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival
May 17 – June 10, 2018
More than 400 films from 80 countries. 25 days. 155,000 attendees. The largest and most highly-attended film festival in the United States, now in its 44th year.