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Some of the funniest people in the world will converge on Jamestown and the Southern Tier this week, as the National Comedy Center presents its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival July 31 to Aug. 6. In addition to dozens of comedy and standup shows throughout the week, the Festival is hosting a number of discussions, exhibits and celebrations with comics. Here’s a rundo…


Trevor Noah, Lewis Black and Brian Regan will headline the 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival. The annual comedy festival will take place Aug. 4-7 in Jamestown, the comedian's hometown. More than 50 events are scheduled including headlining evening performances for Black (Aug. 4), Noah (Aug. 5) and Regan (Aug. 6) at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jame…