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Lavell Crawford Cancels Gilda’s LaughFest Appearance Because of Movie Production

Lavell Crawford has canceled his Gilda's LaughFest appearance for Wednesday night because of a movie he's currently filming, festival officials announced this morning.

The cancellation of his appearance at Fountain Street Church is because of a change in the production schedule for the film "Meet the Blacks."

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Spirit Crowns Gilda’s LaughFest Community Kickoff, Even If World Record Doesn’t [Videos]

A paper crown-capped world record was part of the agenda at the Gilda's LaughFest Community Kickoff.

While the world mark set last July didn't tumble, the throngs at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids more than made up for it in spirit, energy, effusiveness and antics Thursday night.

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Gilda’s LaughFest’s Community Kickoff Moved to Fountain Street Church

Gilda’s LaughFest is relocating its LaughFest Community Kickoff for the 10-day festival on Thursday night to Fountain Street Church because of weather concerns, festival officials announced.

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LaughFest Central Now Open in Grand Rapids Art Museum

Gilda's LaughFest 2015 kicks off in just a few weeks, organizers opened the doors to LaughFest Central on Monday.

Laughfest Central serves as the hub for the 10-day festival of laughter.

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Sinbad, Madigan, Breuer, Willman and Kosta to Perform at LaughFest’s Signature Event

Gilda's Laughfest announced Tuesday that this year’s Signature Event will celebrate the festival’s fifth year with a lineup of returning LaughFest comedians coming together for the first time

LaughFest also announced the remaining acts for the 2015 festival, which will run from March 5 to 15 at venues in Grand Rapids, Lowell and Holland.

The Signature Event will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at DeVos Performance Hall and will be hosted by Michael Kosta, the winner of LaughFest’s 2011 stand-up competition. The event will feature headlining acts from LaughFest’s past years, including Jim Breuer, Kathleen Madigan, Sinbad and Justin Willman.

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Laughfest 2015 to Feature George Lopez, Wanda Sykes, Patton Oswalt – Will Celebrate #FiveYearsOfSmiles

Today, the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced the first round of talent and shows for the festival’s fifth year which will be held March 5 to 15, 2015. The announcement included performers that are new to the festival, as well as some past favorites returning to take part in the festival’s fifth year.

The headliners announced Tuesday include: George Lopez, Patton Oswalt, Wanda Sykes and LaughFest veterans Bo Burnham, YouTube star and singer/songwriter comedian; Pete Holmes, who will be perform two shows and record a live podcast; and Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Ticket packages for the festival will go on sale Friday, November 14.

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Sunday Morning Townsquare, February 26 2012

Welcome to Paul Jendrasiak, the new host of “Sunday Morning Townsquare!”

On Feburary 26th, Paul spoke with:

  • Bing Goei (Eastern Floral), Brian Cousins (Wolverine Store) and Abbey Fowler (6.25 Pape
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Photo Courtesy of Dawn Levian
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GREAT Bill Cosby Pics From Laughfest!

Thanks to my friend Dawn Levian who shared her fantastic photos from the Bill Cosby Laughfest Show at DeVos Performance Hall.  Man, you had some really good seats!  Thanks again for sharing these with me, Dawn

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Tell Us What Happens Next To Win Cosby Tickets!

All week long we're giving you the chance to win tickets to see Bill Cosby at Laughfest at DeVos Place this Sunday, March 13th at 7:30 PM! Tune in to Chuck, listen for the Cosby clip, call in and tell us what happens next.

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Rocky Horror – Are You a Wild and an Untamed Thing?

Gilda's LaughFest is presenting The Rocky Horror Show for two weekends at Mosaic Space, and it kind of reminds me of that time my car broke down and my fiancée and I had to walk through the rain.

Wait. That wasn't me.

Maybe I saw that movie too many times.

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Good, Clean Fun

Just 10 days till Gilda's Laughfest kicks off! Got your tickets yet? You'll want to check out  the Clean Comedy Showcase. The shows will feature 10 comedians known for getting laughs while still keeping it clean, March 10th and 11th at the B.O.B. 

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