April 01, 2011

100th Lucille Ball Birthday Comedy Line-Up Announced Today

The Lucy Desi Center is set to release names and Event Schedule for Lucille Ball's 100th Birthday coming up in August.

A press conference in the Lucille-Ball Desi Arnaz Center's Museum screening room will announce the line-up of its Festival of Comedy, scheduled August 3-7 in celebration of Lucille Ball’s 100th birthday.

Friday’s event will see the release of the names of the headliner comedic talent to perform at the August festival, including unquestionably one of the biggest names in entertainment today, as well as an increasingly visible rising star whose work has garnered attention and accolades as of late on Comedy Central, NBC, CBS and E! Entertainment.

Details on new events paying tribute to the lives and careers of Lucy and Desi, invitations to participate actively in the celebration of Lucille Ball’s 100th Birthday, and statements from Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz, Jr. will also be included in Friday’s press announcement.  Details of the exciting new multi-faceted Lucy-Desi Center for Comedy will also be unveiled.

The mission of the Lucille Ball – Desi Arnaz Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is to preserve the legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and enrich the world through the healing powers of love and laughter through its commitment to the development of the comedic arts.

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