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      September 15, 2019

      Sunday   8:00 PM

      29555 Northwestern HWY
      Southfield, Michigan

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      Comedian Alex Thomas & Friends Live

      Comedian Alex Thomas & Friends Live

      Alex Thomas was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up with a musical background. His mother, a classical pianist, and his father, Alexander Sr., was a member of one of the greatest bands in R&B history: Earth, Wind, and Fire. Because of Thomas’ height and size, sports did not work out in his favor. While growing up in the hood, the only other alternative was telling jokes. He was the class clown from kindergarten until he graduated from high school. Right after high school, he landed his first job in the entertainment business on the hit comedy show In Living Color. I guess you can say Thomas went from high school straight to the pros. Believe it or not, he wasn’t hired as a comedian or an actor, but as a dance choreographer for the infamous Fly Girls. It was on the set of In Living Color, where he met Keenan Ivory Wayans and Damon Wayans, that he was persuaded by the family to pursue a career as a stand up comedian, and the rest is history. Two years later, Will Smith found Thomas performing at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, California. Smith hired Thomas immediately as a writer on his hit sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, where he wrote for the show for three seasons. As a stand up comedian, Thomas has starred in two one hour comedy specials, Straight Clownin’ on Showtime and BET’s ComicView. Thomas has opened up for such stars as Sinbad, Jamie Foxx, Mark Curry, Damon Wayans, and Bill Cosby.

      Cost: COMP - $10

      Categories: Comedy | Nightlife & Singles

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