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The Best Jokes From LaughFest Kids Joke Time in Grand Rapids

Hilarious, brave kids took the stage at Grand Rapids Public Library last night for LaughFest's second of three Kids Joke Night events.

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Marlon Wayans, Deray Davis & Finesse Mitchell [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
Marlon Wayans, Deray Davis & Finesse Mitchell [Christine George/Townsquare Media]
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Marlon Wayans & Deray Davis KILLED IT at LaughFest [Photos]

LaughFest 2016 is off to a hell of a start!

This is my first LaughFest and so far it has been amazing! On Sunday night, I had the chance to see Marlon Wayans along with Deray Davis Finesse Mitchell at the DeVos Performance Hall.

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Seth Meyers, Kathy Griffin, and More Headlining Laughfest 2016

This morning, Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids held their annual Laughfest Lineup Announcement at the GRAM, and boy do we have some great acts coming this year!

Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live alum and current host of Late Night With Seth Meyers will be headlining the Signature Event this year (past hosts include Betty White and Jay Leno), while Kathy Griffin, Marlon Wayans, and more will be performing throughout the festival. 

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LaughFest Will Return for a Sixth Season

The nation’s first-ever festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced Wednesday that the event will return for its sixth season.

LaughFest 2016 is scheduled for March 10 through March 20. 

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Patton Oswalt Literally Brings Down House at LaughFest Show When Backdrop Collapses

Anything can happen at a live show, including pieces of the set falling apart-- which is what happened at Pat Oswalt's LaughFest performance on Friday night.

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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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Courtesy Gilda's LaughFest
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Play Gilda’s LaughFest Match & Win with Connie and Curtis!

Gilda's LaughFest's 11-day festival of comedy rolls with comedy, fun, humor, zaniness and laughter across West Michigan at more than 40 venues in Grand Rapids, Ada, Lowell and Holland from March 5 to 15.

We want to help you win tickets to some LaughFest performances.

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Cristela Alonzo
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Cristela Alonzo Laughs at Curtis’ Jokes, Talks Gilda’s LaughFest and ‘Cristela’ [Audio/Video]

Curtis got a chance to talk to comedian and entertainer Cristela Alonzo about her comedy, her ABC-TV show "Cristela" and her upcoming Gilda's LaughFest appearance.

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Laugh, Give Blood, Get a Cool T-Shirt with LaughFest and Michigan Blood [Audio]

Michigan Blood has teamed up with Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids and Gilda's LaughFest to make your blood donation twice as valuable.

Kristen Knauss from Michigan Blood and Erik Wolenberg from Gilda’s Club joined me today to talk about this unique partnership and how you can take part and to talk about the blood drive taking place today at Michigan Blood at 1036 Fuller Avenue NE in Grand Rapids.

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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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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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