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LaughFest Adds More Acts

Gilda's LaughFest is adding more great shows to the 2014 lineup! Some are family friendly and some, well, probably should leave the kids at home. Here's info on a few family-friendly events that have been added:

The Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge as part of the Meijer Family Friendly Series.  It happens Ma

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Lily Tomlin’s LaughFest/Broadway Grand Rapids Show Tickets on Sale for General Public Friday

Lily Tomlin, a Michigan native, is one of the nation's foremost comediennes, with an extraordinarily broad entertainment career spanning television, movies, theater, animation and stand-up comedy.

She never before appeared in Grand Rapids, but will in Broadway Grand Rapids' LaughFest performance on March 10.

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LaughFest Adding a Second Brian Regan Show

The excitement is building for LaughFest, 2013.  The line up of comedians is  fantastic in it's third year.  So fantastic that tickets are going FAST!

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LaughFest Adds More Comedy Shows and Events

Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first-ever, community-wide festival of laughter, has announced the return of The Blue Late Night Comedy Series and three returning showcases: Best of the Midwest, Stand-up Comedy Competition and the Clean Comedy Showcase for this year’s celebration designed for everyone.  Other major entertainers who will

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LaughFest Homegrown Comedians SHINE Tonight In Grand Rapids!

Why is it that so often local talent can't be appreciated in their own hometown?  Grand Rapids talent can travel the country, play to SOLD OUT crowds, get big laughs everywhere they go but when they come back home, Nada!  It's like Rodney Dangerfield use to say, "I can't get no respect

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Getting to Laughfest Is One Thing, Parking Is Another, Here’s The Secret!

Although the corner at Fulton and Monroe can bit a bit of a problem to navigate it won't hold you up much on your journey downtown to Laughfest.  But parking?  Parking poses a problem during a normal week in downtown Grand Rapids, so with all the Laughfest activities going on, that is where you might run into a bit of a jam

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Here’s EVERYTHING Happening At LAUGHFEST For All 10 Days

I have been getting so many calls when I talk about LAUGHFEST fun on the radio I decided to hunt the info down for you and post it right here on The River's website!  Bookmark it and you can go to it whenever you have some time and want to get in on any Laughfest fun!

Everybody knows about the comediennes coming to Grand Rapids to perform but there are tons of other things to do too!  Restaurants, museums, and even the shopping areas are involved in Laughfest.  Some places are mixing art with the laugh

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LAUGHFEST App Can Help You Get Your Laugh On!

I was on WZZM13's website this morning and saw the coolest thing!  By now you know Grand Rapids will be laughing and everyone's blood pressure will be a little lower, come Thursday!  The opening ceremonies for Laughfest will officially begin Thursday evening, Rosa Parks Circle around 5:45

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Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images
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LAUGHFEST Tickets Still Available For Whoopi Goldberg Show

Whoopi is one of the elite few who has won a Grammy, Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony.  WOW!  And she is going to be right here in Grand Rapids, March 9th at the GRCC Ford Fieldhouse.

I missed Whoopi this past week on The View when she was guesting on Patricia Heaton's show "The Middle"

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Brendan Hoffman, Getty Images
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Betty White to host new TV Show

This is so exciting.  She was just in town for the Gilda's Club Laugh Fest, and now we'll get to see more of her.

At age 89, Betty White isn't showing any signs of slowing down just yet.

About a year after she famously hosted 'Saturday Night Live,'

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A Laugh Fest Auction for Gilda’s

(Grand Rapids Press)

GRAND RAPIDS – LaughFest no longer is in auditoriums in Grand Rapids, but it's coming Wednesday to auctions on eBay.

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(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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Special Discount Code For Betty White Tix

Betty White is one of those shows that sold out as soon as the tickets went on sale.  Have you thought about maybe having a Laughfest/Betty White viewing party at your house tomorrow night?  Maybe you were not lucky enough to land a pair of tickets to her LIVE show

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