Detroit stand-up comedian Dave Landau, who has appeared on NBC's Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening and co-hosts The Anthony Cumia Show, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit. You can watch Dave's movie, The King of Detroit, on Amazon Prime.
Here's what's happening in metro Detroit for the week of January 28th, 2018:
- Wednesday 01/30: SaxAppeal at Aretha's Jazz Cafe at Music Hall
- Friday 02/01: Scott Bradlee's Post Modern Jukebox at The Filmore
- Saturday 02/02: Dennis DeYoung at MGM Grand Detroit
Dave Landau on Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening
- City Theater: Friends! The Musical Parody
- Fox Theatre: Sesame Street Live
- Sound Board: Comedian Tony Rock and Tony Roberts
- Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Royal Oak: Joe List
- Friday 02/01: Louise Heck-Rabi Dramatic Playwriting One Act Festival at the Hilberry Theatre at Wayne State
- Friday 02/01: The Charles H. Wright Museum is celebrating the new postage stamp to honor tapdancer Gregory Hines
- Saturday 02/02: Masters of Illusion at Caesars Windsor
The King of Detroit Trailer
- Detroit born filmmaker Pam Sporn has created a documentary that follows retired Detroit postman Wendall Watkins as he collects stories from people in the community. The film, Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route, is set to air Tuesday 1/29 on PBS World channel at 8pm.
- Broomball Leagues kick off at Campus Martius ice rink on January 7th.
- Free movies hit Beacon Park every Saturday in February. Also offer crafts, activities, and photo booth.
- Superbowl Sunday has arrived as the Patriots face the Rams. Check out the game at The Raven Lounge or On the Rocks. Or look to Berkley Common to cater your event.
Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route
Food & Drink
- Beans & Cornbread in Southfield are bring back their Shoebox Lunches for the second year in the row in honor of Black History Month. Some proceeds will go to Detroit Christian Community Development Corp youth education programs.
- Chroma is a nine-story building that will be transformed into a platform for creative art, music and food. It is expected to be done by the end of 2019.
- NBC's Today Show featured San Morello in Shinola Hotel and The Zimmern List: Detroit on Travel Channel featured Al-Ameer, Lady of the House, Russell Street Deli, Bert's Marketplace, and Loui's Pizza in Hazel Park.
- Seth's Notable Story: Alysa Liu is the new National Women's Champion in U.S. Figure skating and she's only 13.
- Becky's Notable Story: The Washington Post covered Drag Queen Storytime at the Huntington Woods Public Library.
- Seth's Shotout: Actor Marc Evan Jackson and the Detroit Creativity Project
- Becky's Shoutout: Kresge Arts in Detroit
- Dave's Shoutout: Telly's Place in Grosse Point
- Detroit Comic Everyone Should Know: Matt McClowry
- Detroit DJs That He Grew Up On: Dick Purtan, Drew and Mike, and Ernie Harwell
- Favorite Movie Set in Detroit: Narc
- Favorite Michigan Spot for Vacation: Higgins Lake
- Favorite Detroit Food: The Prime Rib at Mr. Paul's Chophouse and the Mac & Cheese at Slows Bar B-Q