GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Thousands of people are
expected to turn out for a 10-day festival of laughter in
western Michigan featuring performances by comedians Bill
Cosby, Betty White and Margaret Cho.
"Gilda's LaughFest" opens Thursday in Grand Rapids. Other
headliners at the event created by Gilda's Club Grand Rapids
in celebration of its 10th anniversary include Mike Birbiglia,