Make your magic at Sesame Street Live
It is indeed a sunny day when you won’t need to know how to get to Sesame Street, because they are coming to you! All of your favorite characters from Sesame Street including Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby are coming to the Fox Theatre for Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic.
Triumph Church honors Martin Luther King Jr. though drive-in service in Southfield
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Although it had to find a new location other than the Fox Theatre, Triumph Church found a way to make sure all people could still honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year. “What we’re doing today (Monday) is reminding the people that we have a responsibility to keep the dream alive,” said the Rev. Solomon Kinloch Jr., pastor of Triumph Church. Aside from just a word about the messages and principals of Martin Luther King Jr., there was also a food giveaway for families in need. “Triumph Church is not just a church that believes in worship.
Ilitch Holdings announces layoffs at Comerica Park, LCA, Fox Theatre
DETROIT – When you are in the business of entertainment and aren’t allowed to entertain people -- it is a very big problem. Ilitch Holdings announced furloughs and layoffs are coming to staff at Comerica Park, Little Caesars Arena and the Fox Theatre. RELATED: Detroit’s Majestic Theatre Center listed for saleThe layoffs are mostly part-time employees. Ilitch Holdings says it’s lost 200 event dates. Dalto believes it’s going to take another year before the entertainment and hospitality industries start to rebound and even longer for a full rebound.
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, May 15, 2020
Gretchen Whitmer emphasized the serious threat still posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) by comparing the number of the states deaths to the capacity of the Fox Theatre. As of Friday, 4,825 deaths have been linked to the coronavirus in Michigan. The release of federal prisoners due to COVID-19 is a controversial topic. Federal prisoners are asking for early release and some local high-profile prisoners want out. Read MoreThursday, May 14, 2020 -- Saturday, May 16, 2020
Gov. Whitmer: There are enough Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths to fill Fox Theatre
Gretchen Whitmer emphasized the serious threat still posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) by comparing the number of the states deaths to the capacity of the Fox Theatre. As of Friday, 4,825 deaths have been linked to the coronavirus in Michigan. The latest update comes a day after protesters took to the state Capitol and rallied against Whitmers extended stay-at-home order. READ: Whitmer says gatherings of 10 people could be allowed on May 28During her Friday briefing, Whitmer tried to emphasize that the coronavirus is still a threat to Michigan. I want you to imagine as though you are standing on the stage of the Fox Theater in Detroit, which holds over 5,000 people.
9 big concerts coming to Metro Detroit to finish 2019
The surgeryThere's a slew of big concerts lined up for Metro Detroit to finish 2019. The 15-city limited engagement will visit Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday, October 1 at 8 p.m. The 41-city tour, produced by Live Nation, will visit Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit on Thursday, October 3 at 7 p.m. The Black Keys with Modest Mouse - Oct. 5 - Little Caesars ArenaThe Black Keys confirmed their extensive, thirty-one-date arena tour of North America. The Lets Rock Tour will hit cities including Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit on Saturday, October 5 at 7 p.m. Special guests Modest Mouse and Jessy Wilson will provide support.
'The SpongeBob Musical' coming to Detroit's Fox Theatre
"The SpongeBob Musical" has announced a run at Detroit's Fox Theatre starting in December. The critically acclaimed musical declared "Brilliant!" by The New York Times, will play the Fox Theatre for 15 performances as part of the 2019-20 Theatre Series, from Dec. 26, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2020. The SpongeBob Musical includes original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! Additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton.
Help Me Hank: Debate week in Detroit, infant sleeper recall, gift card scams
It was debate week in Detroit! It was a "wow" moment, and I'm so glad the national media is now working to tell more positive stories about Detroit and the resurgence. We traveled to Flint this week to talk with Mayor Karen Weaver. I really appreciated the answer from Marianne Williamson, who said what happened in Flint would not have happened in Grosse Pointe. This one is always a good reminder: Never pay anyone in the form of a gift card.
Detroit debates: Candidates clash during second round of debates
DETROIT - If you were looking for fireworks, the second Democratic debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit did not disappoint. Many candidates had the same questions as round one, but they did get some tailored toward Detroit and Michigan. "Once again, the Democrat candidates boasted extreme, socialist policies and a government takeover of every aspect of our lives. As the Democrat field narrows, our country will continue to thrive under President Trumps winning agenda of rising wages, new jobs, and a booming economy. Not a single Democrat candidate can compete with President Trumps record, and the American comeback."
Watch Local 4 News at 11 -- July 31, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what is coming up on Local 4 News at 11:Democratic debateIf you were looking for fireworks, the second Democratic debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit did not disapoint. Hit-and-run WarrenPolice are investigating a hit-and-run in Warren. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Watch live: Recap of Democratic debate in Detroit -- night two
DETROIT - ClickOnDetroit will host a special live show Thursday morning recapping the second night of Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. We'll cover the hightlights, the lowlights and everything in between, just as we did Wednesday morning for Tuesday night's debate. Watch the show with host Jason Carr live here at 9 a.m. Here's who participated in Wednesday night's debate at the Fox Theatre:Democratic candidates participating in a debate July 31, 2019 in Detroit. (WDIV)Jay InsleeKirsten GillibrandTulsi GabbardMichael BennetBill de BlasioCory BookerAndrew YangJulin CastroKamala HarrisJoe BidenCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Watch live: Recap of Democratic debate in Detroit -- night one
DETROIT - ClickOnDetroit will host a special live show Wednesday morning recapping the first night of Democratic presidential debates in Detroit. Watch the show with host Jason Carr live here at 9 a.m. Here's who participated in the debate Tuesday night at the Fox Theatre:The lineup for the Democratic presidential candidates debate July 30, 2019 in Detroit. (WDIV)Marianne WilliamsonJohn DelaneyJohn HickenlooperTim RyanSteve BullockAmy KlobucharBeto O'RourkePete ButtigiegElizabeth WarrenBernie SandersTen more candidates will take part in a debate tonight at the Fox Theatre:Jay InsleeKirsten GillibrandTulsi GabbardMichael BennetBill de BlasioCory BookerAndrew YangJulin CastroKamala HarrisJoe BidenWe'll be back here live Thursday morning with a recap of Wednesday night's debate. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Democratic debate in Detroit night 1: A quick recap
DETROIT - Experts say the road to the White House runs through Detroit. On Tuesday night the first group of Democratic presidential candidates faced off at the Fox Theatre. Senator Bernie S was blunt when responding to a claim by John Delaney that health care for all is bad. "Right now, we have a dysfunctional health care system ... health care is a human right, not a privilege. Watch more night one highlights here:Here's who participated Tuesday night:Marianne WilliamsonJohn DelaneyJohn HickenlooperTim RyanSteve BullockAmy KlobucharBeto O'RourkePete ButtigiegElizabeth WarrenBernie SandersHere is the candidate lineup for Wednesday night in Detroit:Democratic candidates participating in a debate July 31, 2019 in Detroit.
4 things to watch for -- Wednesday, July 31st
Watch beginning at 4:30 a.m.Sign up for the Morning Show Insider newsletter here! Here's what's coming up Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 on Local 4 News Today. All Morning -- Rhonda's Brag BookDo you know a young person who is really making a difference in our community? Answer: 1928Be sure to watch daily at 6 a.m. and click this link to enter for a chance to win. Get to know the Local 4 News Today team betterLocal 4 News Today linksCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Morning Show Insider: Battleground Detroit
Nick Monacelli: Republican or Democrat, I think its safe to say whats happening at the Fox Theatre tonight and tomorrow is incredibly exciting for Detroit. Watch beginning at 4:30 a.m.Sign up for the Morning Show Insider newsletter here! All Morning - Battleground DetroitAs Nick mentioned, tonight is the night (tomorrow, too)! All Morning -- The Future of the Detroit TigersThe MLB trade deadline is Wednesday at 4 p.m. Will the Tigers make any major moves? Get to know the Local 4 News Today team betterLocal 4 News Today linksCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 30, 2019
Inside the Fox Theatre in Detroit ahead of a Democratic presidential candidates debate on July 30, 2019. (WDIV)DETROIT - ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 30, 2019CNN is airing the Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debates live from the Fox Theatre in Detroit at 8 p.m. both tonight and tomorrow night. More local headlines:For more Local News head to ClickOnDetroit.com/news/local. Submit a news tipTell us what's happening in your community -- submit a news tip to Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit right here. Tweets by Local4NewsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Stakes rising for 2020 Dems ahead of 2nd presidential debate in Detroit
The marquee at the Fox Theatre displays signs for the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit, Monday, July 29, 2019. The second debate of the Democratic primary has higher stakes for a historically large field of more than 20 candidates, 10 of whom will face off each night. She said she envisions a role for private insurers which Sanders plan does not and she would slow the transition to 10 years rather than four. The debate could offer a high-profile chance for Warren to prove to Sanders supporters that shes worthy of their consideration. Steve Bullock, who joined the race after the other candidates and did not qualify for last months debate in Miami.
Detroit voters weigh in on what they're looking for ahead of Democratic presidential debates
DETROIT - The 2020 election is inspiring spirited discussions across the country ahead of the upcoming Democratic debates in Detroit. The Fox Theatre on Woodward Avenue will host the 20 Democratic hopefuls for two days of debates. The youngest candidate in the debates, Pete Buttigieg, was fundraising Sunday at The Fillmore Detroit, just next door to the Fox Theatre. It remains to be seen if the Democratic presidential debates will sway undecided voters. Michigan is considered one of the key battleground states for the 2020 presidential election after President Donald Trump flipped the state in 2016 -- the first presidential election since 1988 where Michigan's 16 electoral votes went to the Republican Party.
Journalists weigh in on upcoming Democratic presidential debates in Detroit
DETROIT - This week Detroit will take center stage in the race for the White House. Twenty democratic candidates for president will be at Detroit's Fox Theatre for two nights of debates. The debates are being held Tuesday and Wednesday. Journalist Chastity Pratt of Bridge Magazine and Nolan Finley, editorial page editor of the Detroit News, appeared on Local 4 News Sunday morning to discuss the upcoming debates. The station will have live team coverage before and after the event with in-depth analysis and interviews with the candidates.
Detroit prepares for Democratic presidential debates
DETROIT - The eyes of the political world will be on Detroit as Democratic candidates for president take the stage for two nights of debates. Preperations are underway for the upcoming Democratic Presidential Debates in Detroit. The debates will be broadcast live Tuesday and Wednesday from the Fox Theatre on Woodward Avenue. RELATED: President Trump speaks at rally in Grand Rapids on March 28The debate will air live on CNN and CNN streaming apps. Democratic debates in Detroit: Full schedule, lineup, how to watch, rules, moderatorsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
CNN releases lineup for Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit
DETROIT - The lineup for the two-night Democratic primary debate's that will be held in Detroit has been released. CNN is airing the Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debates live from the Fox Theatre in Detroit at 8 p.m. on July 30 and 31. Dana Bash, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper will serve together as the moderators for both debates. CNN aired a live draw to determine the specific candidate lineups for each debate night. The lineupFirst night (July 30)Marianne WilliamsonJohn DelaneyJohn HickenlooperTim RyanSteve BullockAmy KlobucharBeto O'RourkePete ButtigiegElizabeth WarrenBernie SandersSecond night (July 31)Jay InsleeKirsten GillibrandTulsi GabbardMichael BennetBill de BlasioCory BookerAndrew YangJulin CastroKamala HarrisJoe BidenClick here for live updates from CNN.