Next month Gilda’s LaughFest will unveil its headliners for the 2019 “festival of laughter,” but in the meantime, the organization is looking for the city’s funniest individuals to help fill out its roster.
With the eighth annual Gilda’s LaughFest approaching, comedy acts will be stopping by Grand Rapids for a week straight. One act that won’t be leaving though is River City Improv, a group that has spent almost a quarter-century entertaining the city and has shown no signs of slowing down.
There are many things comedian Teresa Thome remembers about her late mother, but a certain item that was always stashed in her mother’s purse has stood out in her memories.
Laughter is really the best medicine. Laughter is good for both your physical and mental health. Even in the darkest of times, finding something to laugh at or a friend to laugh with can ease the deepest pain.
For most people with public speaking anxiety, the idea of performing stand up comedy in front of a room of people would be a no go, but Nardos Osterhart saw stand up as a great way to overcome her fears.
Ron Funches has been all over television screens in shows like NBC’s “Powerless,” in which he starred, and “Undateable,” as well as ABC’s “Black-ish.”
“The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah is coming to Grand Rapids in March as part of the eighth annual LaughFest lineup.