Nightlife in Clawson

Up to 50% Off Standup Comedy

Downtown Royal Oak

$20 $10

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Storied club hosts national and Detroit–based comedy acts

ComedySportz – Up to 41% Off Improv

Michigan Actors Studio

$17 $10

Game-based comedy show pits teams of improvising funny folk against one another in a contest of light-footed joke making

44% Off Speed Dating

Southfield

$18 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 43% Off Beer-Tasting Package at Kuhnhenn Brewing

Northwest Warren

$64 $39

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Brewery guests taste a pint of beer and receive a pint glass and t-shirt to take home

Michel'le – Up to 38% Off R&B Concert

Andiamo Celebrity Showroom

$32.25 $20

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The star of "R&B Divas: Los Angeles" unleashes the powerful voice behind the hit "No More Lies"; Detroit duo Raw Voyces opens

Up to 53% Off Comedy-Hypnosis Show

Live at The Crystal Ballroom @ The Lafayette Grande

$45 $22

Certified hypnotherapist and theatrical stage hypnotist Dr. Richard Allen takes guests and participants on hilarious hypnotic journey

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

New Baltimore

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Macomb Symphony Orchestra – Up to 44% Off Brazilian Music

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts

$21.50 $12

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Three takes on Brazilian sounds from French, Italian, and Brazilian composers, with virtuoso Brazilian guest pianist Maria Meirelles

Up to 52% Off Double Feature at Ford Drive In

Dearborn

$18 $9

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‘50s-era drive-in screens double features of first-run movies across five screens, with outdoor car heaters

Up to 55% Off

Ford Community and Performing Arts Center

$10 $5

Discover the true story of a young Indian Muslim women who fought the Nazi regime in Paris, as narrated by Helen Mirren

Moscow Festival Ballet – Up to 56% Off "Giselle"

Music Hall Center

$112.30 $49

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Renowned Russian dancers weave the tale of a young woman's death, rise from the grave, and ethereal existence in the spirit world

"Girl Talk: The Musical" – Up to 41% Off

City Theatre

$48.80 $29

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A trio of female DJs earn bawdy laughs and get crowds singing along to classic songs in this sequel to the hit "Girls Night the Musical"

"The Cross and The Light" – Up to 43% Off Play

Music Hall Center

$59 $35

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Dramatic musical experience that the producers describe as a "spiritual wake-up call" tells of Christ's Passion, death, and resurrection

Eric Hutchinson – Up to 48% Off Adult-Contemporary Pop Concert

Saint Andrew's Hall

$23 $12

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Singer-songwriter behind the hit "Rock and Roll" shares powerful pop hooks and vocals in support of his latest, Pure Fiction

Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Up to 69% Off

Max M. Fisher Music Center

$116 $50

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Accomplished pops conductor Steve Reinke leads the DSO through hits from the swinging '60s, including songs from Brenda Lee and Paul Anka

"A Mother's Cry Against Violence" – Up to 50% Off

The Jack White Theatre

$27.05 $13.50

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Tiffany Goodman's intense story of her murdered son and the community protecting his killer stars R&B performer Angie Stone

Club Bleu – Up to 52% Off Ayah Marar Concert

Bleu Detroit

$23 $11

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U.K. singer and bass-scene star heard on Calvin Harris's 2013 hit "Thinking About You"

Up to 68% Off Wine and Cheese Tasting at 50 Sips Wine

Livonia

$120 $39

Tastings kick off with a champagne toast and allow guests to sample four wines while munching on assorted cheeses, crackers, and snacks

Up to 50% Off Pub Fare at Library Sports Pub and Grill

Novi

$20 $10

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Martinis & more than 40 beers such as Red Stripe & Hacker-Pschorr complement plates of nachos, steaks & potato-encrusted whitefish

Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bad Company – Up to 44% Off Concert

DTE Energy Music Theatre

$35.70 $20

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Southern-rock legends behind “Sweet Home Alabama” join British ’70s giants of “Feel Like Makin’ Love” fame for evening of classic-rock hits

Up to 58% Off Party Package with Champagne

Inkster

$48 $20

Mingle with friends while sipping champagne at an LGBT nightclub with drag shows, live music, and DJs

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Voted best karaoke bar by Hour Detroit magazine three years in a row, Royal Kubo complements amateur entertainment with an extensive menu of Filipino fare and liquid libations. Appetizers and entrees such as lumpia shanghai, topping meat eggrolls with sweet-and-sour pepper sauce ($8.95), and pansit guisado, a mix of bihun rice noodles, pork, chicken, and shrimp ($10.95) please palates. Diners can also sink sharpened mouth knives on yakitori chicken, marinated in teriyaki sauce and served alongside garlic-fried rice ($9.95), or dive into kalderata baka, beef tenderloin swimming among veggies in a tomato-sauce sea ($10.95). Halo-Halo, a colorful concoction of shaved ice, leche flan, tropical fruit, and ice cream allays post-dinner doldrums ($5). On warmer days, diners can enjoy meals on Royal Kubo’s wood-sheltered patio or enjoy a cocktail of courage at the bar, lined with hanging beveled glass lamps, before taking the karaoke stage for a rousing rap rendition of “Greensleeves.”

27 E 14 Mile Rd
Clawson,
MI
US

Cousins Elias Hajjar and Nicholas Aubrey take yearly trips back to Lebanon to visit their family, but they can eat authentic Lebanese cuisine without leaving the confines of their own restaurant. With Gemmayze, which is named after a bohemian neighborhood in Beirut, they "wanted to create not only a menu that exemplified what's happening in Beirut and Lebanon right now, but we wanted to re-create the atmosphere,” Hajjar said in a Detroit Metromix article. “So the colors on the walls and ceiling are light and very clean and refreshing, and the menu reflects that as well.”

Inside the multi-level dining room, dangling lights twist like a strand of DNA above tables topped with shareable plates of hummus, grape leaves, and kibbe nayee—minced raw meat with bulgur and spices. Each dish is made from scratch using recipes that date back generations. Nearby, decorative palm tree appliqués cling to windows and a large brushed metal frame displays a variety of vintage forks, which can only be wielded by the rightful ruler of England. After dinner, patrons can move into the lounge and perch atop comfy ottomans and banquettes swaddled in rich fabrics while sipping wine or a cocktail.

310 S Main St
Royal Oak,
MI
US

Every morning at Tom’s Oyster Bar, chefs scrawl the day’s battered and grilled seafood specials on chalkboard menus suspended from the ceiling. In addition to that list of freshly caught fish, the chefs tout their commitment to fresh seafood by stocking their raw bar with oysters that are shucked to order and then gently scolded for hording pearls.

In the wood-accented dining room, companions can sip from dozens of draft and bottled brews and bask in the glow of flat-screen TVs, or retreat to the outdoor patio and take in views of downtown Royal Oak.

318 S Main St
Royal Oak,
MI
US

• For $24, you get an American pub dinner for two, which includes two entrees (up to a $44 value) and one appetizer (up to a $10 value; up to a $54 total value). • For $8, you get $16 worth of American pub fare and drinks at lunch.

32955 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak,
MI
US

Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak bills itself as Michigan's only professional outdoor Shakespeare event, and for two remaining weekends this summer, the professional players will take to the open-air stage in a re-imagined version of the Bard's classic comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The 1960s-styled production features a cast of actors that bring the 16th-century play to life through vibrant, sleek, Mod-motifs. The lawn-style seating of the outdoor theater allows visitors to bring blankets or lawn-chairs to enjoy the arts in casual, summer style, with free parking nearby. Water Works is offering a special August 6 performance of the production, specifically designed for the hearing-impaired, in which costumed members of TerpTheatre's shadow actors interpret the lines onstage while the action plays out.

320 W 7th St
Royal Oak,
MI
US

Fifth Avenue delights rabid sports fans and neutral noshers alike with a late-night menu of classic pub fare, brews, and entertainment. Thirty-five flat-screen televisions stimulate optic and otic synapses with a lively stream of sport spectatorship, while hardworking cooks toss, toast, and top house specialty V.I.Pizzas ($10–$13) and assemble 3-D edibles into the wee hour of 2 a.m. Pique appetites under the tutelage of cheese-gilded nacho platters ($7), or pit dueling bread stix and cheese stix ($6 each) against each other in oral arenas. Competitive canines sink luxuriously into cheeseburgers ($7) or caesar salads ($5), while New York–style cheesecake ($5) and globes of vanilla-flecked ice cream ($2.50) tuck sweet teeth into sugar-kissed slumbers.

215 W 5th Ave
Royal Oak,
MI
US