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via National Comedy Center: It’s Official: Congress formally designates the National Comedy Center as America’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art of comedy

March 12, 2019 — The National Comedy Center, located in Lucille Ball’s home of Jamestown, NY, was formally designated today as the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy. In a tremendous bi-partisan show of support, … Continue reading

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via Jonas PR: National Comedy Center Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Lucille Ball’s Hometown of Jamestown, New York

August 6, 2018 — Jamestown, NY — About thirty years ago, just before Lucille Ball passed away, she told her hometown of Jamestown, NY that rather than a museum celebrating her life, there should be a place that celebrates all comedy. This … Continue reading

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via Jonas Public Relations: Carl Reiner donates items from his career to the National Comedy Center, including the toupee he wore while playing Alan Brady on The Dick Van Dyke Show

Items from the remarkable career of Carl Reiner, including the hairpiece that he famously wore while portraying Alan Brady on The Dick Van Dyke Show, will join more than seventy-five comedy artifacts in the galleries of the National Comedy Center, which will … Continue reading

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