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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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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 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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LaughFest Officially Sets Sunglasses At Night World Record

Gilda's LaughFest right here in Grand Rapids has officially claimed the record for the most people wearing sunglasses in the dark.

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LaughFest Adds Funderwear Run to Lineup of Activities

Gilda's Laughfest is gearing up for its biggest and best year yet, and as more and more acts are announced, so are more fun activities to add to the Laughfest experience.

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids announced on Wednesday that 2014's Laughfest will include the inaugural "Funderwear Run".

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Jay Leno, Lily Tomlin, and Chris Tucker To Headline Gilda’s Laughfest 2014

Tuesday morning the Grand Rapids Art Museum was a sea of yellow as folks gathered for the announcement of 2014's Laughfest lineup. An early announcement was made that long-time comedian Lily Tomlin would be featured as one of the festival's headliners, but who else will be coming to Grand Rapids March 6-16?

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Grand Rapids Loses Fake Mustache Record, LaughFest Loses Bet

Grand Rapids no longer holds the world record for most fake mustaches worn at one time.

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LaughFest 2013 Comedians Talk About First Weekend Of LaughFest On Twitter

LaughFest 2013 is off to a seriously great start after the first weekend!

Relive the laughs, sold out shows, and adventures of visiting comedians through Twitter.

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