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Author:Morgan, Christina
Position:Oct. 2002 comedy performances - Brief Article
 
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If laughter is the best medicine, then October is set to provide a variety of remedies for those in need of a comedic cure. There will be several opportunities this month to catch top-notch acts.

* Comedian and actor Jamie Foxx (pictured above) is the co-executive producer and host of the fifth annual LAFFAPALOOZA!, America's Urban International Comedy Arts Festival, which is scheduled to run Oct. 3-6 in Atlanta. Open to the public, the event is designed to serve as a launching pad and resource guide for urban comics seeking exposure as well as contact with industry power brokers. The four-day event will include industry seminars and a number of star-studded events at various venues in Atlanta. Visit www.laff apalooza.com or call 770-935-7353 for more information.

* Villa Montalvo, a historic cultural arts center based in Sara toga, California, hosts the final rounds of the San Francisco Comedy Competition. The semi-finals will be held Oct. 1-2...

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