The Rapidian

Laugh Fest

Downtown discussions get real about "crip life"

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 03-23-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

During LaughFest, over 40 people joined in the upper room of the B.O.B. to engage with Christopher Smit of DisArt Festival, Tommy Allen with Rapid Growth Media and Toni Bal, an independent writer. They paneled a discussion called "Crip Life in...

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Story Matters: Faithful attendee, volunteer says "everybody needs LaughFest"

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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LaughFest at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters is delighted to participate in Gilda’s LaughFest, with an event on Friday, March 13, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. right here at Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (758 Wealthy St SE, Grand...

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Wealthy Theatre LaughFest: diverse, edgy, experimental, local

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre has partnered with LaughFest since the comedy festival’s first year, hosting national headliners - and presenting original, local events. This week Wealthy Theatre presents two homegrown events, with a focus on experimentation...

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KVO & CBOT student celebrates LaughFest with world record attempt at chicken dance

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 03-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, March 8, the kickoff party for the 2012 LaughFest event took place downtown Grand Rapids in the Rosa Parks Circle. This party involving over 600 people might sound like a lot of fun and many of the Rapidian readers may...

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Catalyst Radio: Gilda's Club

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

Joanne Roehm joins us from Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids, which helps those affected by cancer through their grief journeys. She previews LaughFest, a week-long fundraising bash involving 30 venues, 50 artists, 110 free activities and additional...

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