“Forgotten Hollywood”- Streaming Lucy…

Posted on August 12, 2020 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`The annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will be virtual with the help of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Margaret Cho, Weird Al Yankovic, Tiffany Haddish, and over two-dozen comedians. The fest, presented by National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, will stream conversations with the artists over three weekends, starting Friday and running through August 30th.

“`The live streams will be free on the center’s new platform, ComedyCenter.org/Festival, and at Facebook.com/NationalComedyCenter. The programs will then be available on-demand and without charge on the center’s platform.


“`The 29th annual festival will pay tribute to Carl Reiner, the filmmaker and creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show who died in June. A rare Reiner interview from the center’s archives will be shown on the final day of the event.

“`The fest, which last year drew large crowds to the center, is among the many annual events forced to improvise by the pandemic.  The non-profit center was founded in Ball’s hometown, which the I Love Lucy star had envisioned as a destination for comedy. It is funded by a mix of federal, state and private support.


“`I am inviting you to check out my new article in Palos Verdes Pulse online magazine. The subject matter deals with a Hollywood hideaway found in Orange County… Crystal Cove. Here is a link to the story:


Until next time>                               “never forget”

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