December 23, 2005
For the 27th year, the Laugh Factory in Hollywood will open its doors on Christmas to serve free meals to anyone who shows up. The comedy club also will provide entertainment and, for any children in attendance, free toys. Meals will be served at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. The Laugh Factory is at 8001 Sunset Blvd. Reservations and information: (323) 656-1336, Ext. 1.
December 24, 2002
Just as it did at Thanksgiving, the Laugh Factory will offer free dinners on Christmas Day. There also will be toys for children in attendance. Meals will be served at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. at the club, 8001 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Information: (323) 656-1336, Ext. 1.
May 11, 1998
The Laugh Factory (8001 Sunset Blvd.) will hold its seventh annual Firemen's Benefit, featuring a still-to-be-announced lineup of stand-up comedians, on May 20 at 8 p.m. The event this year is held in honor of four Los Angeles firefighters recently killed in the line of duty. All proceeds will go to the Firefighters' Widows and Orphans Fund. Tickets are $20. Information: (213) 380-2900, Ext. 264.
July 1, 1997
Comics Jon Stewart, Rita Rudner, Norm MacDonald and Howie Mandel are scheduled to perform at "The Second Annual Kinda Kosher Comedy Night," July 17 at the Laugh Factory, 8001 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Additional "surprise" performers are also expected for the 7:30 p.m. show, which is presented by the United Jewish Fund's Entertainment Division. Admission is $60 before July 7 and $70 thereafter. Information: (213) 852-7777.
November 25, 2006 |
Two men who say they were insulted by actor-comedian Michael Richards during his racist rant at a comedy club want a personal apology and maybe some money, their lawyer said Friday. The men, Frank McBride and Kyle Doss, said they were part of a group of about 20 people who had gathered at West Hollywood's Laugh Factory to celebrate a friend's birthday. According to their attorney, Gloria Allred, they were ordering drinks when Richards berated them for interrupting his act.
November 18, 2000
For the 21st consecutive year, the Laugh Factory in Hollywood will serve free turkey dinners with all the trimmings to struggling actors and others on Thanksgiving Day, accompanied by comedy performances. Dinners will be served in four sittings, at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Last year, the Laugh Factory (located at 8001 Sunset Blvd.) served more than 1,800 free Thanksgiving meals. Reservations are requested: (323) 656-1336.