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Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour, with Grand Rapids Stop May 17

Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 17.

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Bob Newhart Set to Appear at Tulip Time Festival [Video]

Bob Newhart is not only known for his roles in two hugely successful TV series that carried his name, he was also named one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time by Comedy Central.

And now, he's coming to Holland's Tulip Time Festival for a show at Central Wesleyan Auditorium, 446 W. 40th Street, on May 8.

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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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Nick Thune Talks Comedy and Gilda’s LaughFest on ‘The Jojo Show’ [Audio/Video]

Nick Thune's comedy is a style best probably described as having preposterous views and deadpan wit.

He spoke with me for "The Jojo Show" about a variety of topics.

Thune is appearing with Brody Stevens tonight and Saturday in four shows for Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids.

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Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour

Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada.

The What Now? Tour kicks off on April 9 in San Antonio at AT&T Center and includes dates at New York's Madison Square Garden and an NFL a stadium date in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field.

He hits The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills on May 16 and Chicago's United Center July 30 for the tour, for which tickets go on sale Friday.

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Tina Fey Says Bill Cosby Jokes Aren’t Off Limits at Golden Globes [Video]

Once again, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting the Golden Globe Awards.

They've done so for the past couple of years and have received rave reviews for their work.

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Craig Ferguson’s Last ‘The Late Late Show’ Is Priceless [Video]

Craig Ferguson's last "The Late Late Show" was Friday night. And the end of the CBS show was vintage Ferguson.

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Things I Learned On the Internet This Weekend

With the time change and it getting colder and everything, I found myself online a bit more this weekend. Oh the things I learned.

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Robin Williams Remembered by David Letterman [Video]

It's been over a week since the stunning news of Robin Williams' death. 

With conversations about Williams still happening in offices and homes and on social media, you realize how much he was a part of everyone's life in some small way

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Robin Williams Gorilla Friend ‘Koko’ Mourns His Death

As more and more stories are told about Robin Williams, this one struck me as especially poignant. In 2001, Robin Williams met and became friends with a gorilla named Koko, who uses American Sign Language to communicate

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LaughFest Adds Mike Birbiglia to Its Lineup

Gilda’s LaughFest, the nation’s first community-wide festival of laughter, has added LaughFest returning comedian Mike Birbiglia to the 2014 festival lineup. 

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Over 50,000 People Attented LaughFest 2013

Job well done, guys!  2013 was a very, very good year for the nation’s only ten day community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest.  That is because they had more than 53,000 admissions during the third annual event.

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