Annual comedy festival to feature musical performance by Lucie Arnaz and an attempt at breaking grape-stomping world record JAMESTOWN, NY – April 9, 2014 – The Lucy Desi Center for Comedy has announced that comedians Jay Leno and Tom Cotter will headline the 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 6-10. Additionally, this year’s Lucille Ball […]
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Olympic Medalist, National Champion pair up for “I Love Lucy” tribute during national broadcast Sunday
JAMESTOWN, NY – January 1, 2014 – One of the most decorated female gymnasts in U.S. history, Nastia Liukin, and national champion male figure skater Ryan Bradley have paired up to perform as Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in this Sunday’s broadcast of the Progressive™ Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular (NBC Sports, 1pm-3pm EST). The show, taped […]
JAMESTOWN, NY – December 20, 2013 – In honor of the colorized “I Love Lucy Christmas Special” airing on CBS on December 20th, the Lucy Desi Museum is giving its own full-color I Love Lucy sets a Christmas makeover. Starting today, museum visitors will be treated to a unique scene that features a special tribute to the I […]
JAMESTOWN, NY – December 18, 2013 – Registration for the 2014 Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K is now available online. To register for the second annual event, visit the Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K website at www.lucyrace.com. The race weekend will take place on October 11-12, 2014. From today until February 1st, the cost […]
JAMESTOWN, NY – November 30, 2013 — The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and Center for Comedy will host The Healing Power of Love & Laughter Lucy Desi Exhibit, a public exhibition which will feature a collection of never-before and seldom-seen treasurers from the Lucille Ball historic archives. The exhibit of community-inspired works will be […]
Rare Lucille Ball memorabilia and world-class designers to be featured in live auction and fashion show.
JAMESTOWN, NY – July 25, 2013 – The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will feature a fashion show and live auction, featuring some of the rarest Lucille Ball memorabilia and most high-end designers, at the Jamestown Gateway Train Station on Saturday, August 3 at noon. Registration for the auction will begin that morning at 11:15am. The […]
JAMESTOWN, NY – July 12, 2013 – The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival has released its finalized line-up, including the announcement of 16 rising comedians from across the country whose performances will be recorded for the live album “Live from Jamestown: The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival”. The album will be recorded in the Tropicana Room during […]
JAMESTOWN, NY – June 26, 2013 – Tickets for the legendary comedian Martin Short, who will be performing during the Lucy Town Half Marathon and 5k weekend on the evening of October 12th, will begin going on sale to the general public on July 1st at 10:00am. Tickets will be available by calling the Reg […]
JAMESTOWN, NY – June 14, 2013 – The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will produce a night of comedy for regional partner the Ellicottville Summer Music Festival, July 5, and a “Comics to Watch” showcase for national partner Pandora Comedy™ August 1. On July 5th, the new “Ellicottville Mountain of Laughs” will be headlined by comedian […]