Olympia Entertainment News

Fox Theatre Celebrates 90th Anniversary on Friday, September 21

The Fox Theatre opened its doors on Sept. 21, 1928 with screening of the film “Street Angel”. The venue was declared a National Historical Landmark in 1989 following a $12 million restoration project by the Ilitch organization. To celebrate milestone, 313 Presents offering guests a special 4-pack offer for $90 on select tickets and performances of 2018-19 Fox Theatre Series.

Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena Partner with KultureCity All Games and Events at Both Venues to be Sensory Inclusive

All events at Comerica Park and Little Caesars Arena to promote an accommodating and positive experience for guests and fans with sensory needs. Event staff at both facilities have been trained and certified by leading medical professionals on how to recognize guests with sensory needs and how to handle a sensory overload situation. Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers, becomes first MLB ballpark to be certified by KultureCity. Little Caesars Arena becomes first combined NHL/NBA arena to gain certification.

LITTLE CAESARS ARENA RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS SPORTS FACILITY OF THE YEAR AWARD AT 2018 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS

Filled with industry-firsts, state-of-the-art facility on track to be one of the busiest arenas in the world with 2.3 million guests attending more than 150 ticketed events already, including inaugural seasons for the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons. Arena serves as a cornerstone of The District Detroit, a dynamic urban destination and vibrant neighborhood experience with featuring retail, residential and office developments that will deliver $1.4 billion+ in new investment to Detroit. Little Caesars Arena is the only arena in the country to earn SAFETY Act certification, the highest level of protection awarded by U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

LITTLE CAESARS ARENA NAMED NOMINEE FOR SPORTS FACILITY OF THE YEAR BY SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL

State-of-the-art facility is the only arena in the country to claim SAFETY Act certification, the highest level of protection awarded by U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Over 2 million guests welcomed in the first six months of operation, including more than 60,000 fans for last weekend’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Arena serves as a cornerstone of The District Detroit, a dynamic sports and entertainment district bringing a dynamic work, live and play experience to a previously underdeveloped area

JOE LOUIS ARENA AND DETROIT RED WINGS ONLINE MEMORABILIA AUCTION BEGINS SATURDAY

Items featured at www.BidOnTheJoe.com will include “Al the Octopus,” the “Greatness is a Choice” sign from Red Wings locker room, photos celebrating Stanley Cup Championships, historic signage from inside and outside arena, Red Wings’ player lockers and more. Details of a separate sale of Joe Louis Arena seats will be announced in coming weeks. Detroit Red Wings and Olympia Entertainment Offices Relocating to Acclaimed Little Caesars Arena; Organizations Expect to Vacate Joe Louis Arena by December 31, 2017.

LITTLE CAESARS ARENA BECOMES FIRST NHL AND NBA ARENA TO RECEIVE HOMELAND SECURITY SAFETY ACT CERTIFICATION

SAFETY Act designation and certification represents highest level of protection awarded by U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Along with Red Wings and Pistons games, award covers security procedures for other ticketed events. Little Caesars Arena joins Comerica Park as only professional sports venues operating under same ownership group to receive SAFETY Act Certification.

LITTLE CAESARS ARENA NOMINATED FOR 2017 BEST NEW CONCERT VENUE BY POLLSTAR

More than 600,000 guests have attended events at Little Caesars Arena in its first two months of operation. Fans have enjoyed best-in-class acoustics, spacious Via concourse, dynamic LED lighting, intimate arena bowl and more.