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LaughFest: Sign Up for Sunday’s Seriously Funny Family Adventure Challenge

If you happen to visit downtown Grand Rapids this Sunday, you might notice some rather odd behavior. Beware of pirates and novice hula hoopers crossing your path. Listen for the sounds of music played on unconventional instruments and howls of…

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LaughFest: Laughter Yoga Helped Instructor Reclaim Her Joy

If laughter is the best medicine, laughter yoga could be the prescription you’re looking for. It was for Angēla Essick Dykes, who is leading a series of laughter yoga sessions throughout LaughFest. During a laughter yoga session, participants take part…

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Ovarian Cancer Survivor Ready for Spotlight at LaughFest Amateur Stand-Up Showcase

Susan Clark Denny isn’t afraid to laugh at herself and she’d prefer it if you did the same. “I like to poke fun at myself and I find that everybody can relate a little bit more,” she said. The 53-year-old…

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16 Funny Ways to Enjoy LaughFest as a Family

LaughFest kicks off today and if you think the comedy is only for adults, you should take a closer look. Start by bringing the kiddos to the LaughFest Community Kickoff, which starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Fountain Street Church,…

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Help LaughFest Break a Royally Funny World Record

Ready to shake off a long, gloomy winter with some laughs? Even if it seems the temperatures will never rise, you can absolutely count on having a good time at this year’s LaughFest, a 10-day comedy extravaganza kicking off this…

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LaughFest clean comedians chuckle for good health

LaughFest 2014 is here. The 10-day festival kicks off this Thursday, March 6th in Grand Rapids. This year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is sponsoring the Clean Comedy Showcase series. A two-day comedic set, the Clean Comedy Showcase offers…

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We Bree-Lieve in the power of donating blood

It can be hard to really see where your blood donations will go and who they will impact, yet that notion helps individuals understand the necessity and implications of their good deed. For example, Bree, who is a little girl…

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Top 5 must-sees at this year’s LaughFest

In its fourth year, LaughFest promises even more belly laughs at the 10-day festival, spanning March 6th to March 16th. As laughter provides positive benefits to your health, LaughFest aims to highlight those benefits and bring the community together in…

4th Annual LaughFest returns to Grand Rapids with big names to benefit Gilda’s Club

LaughFest in Grand Rapids kicks off in just less than two months, from March 6 to March 16th across West Michigan. The lineup features big names like Jim Gaffigan, Chris Rock, Lily Tomlin and Jay Leno. Tickets are now on…

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