Carlos Mencia & Friends Makes A Stop To The SIDE ROOM at The Ralston Arena For One Night Of Up Close Personal Intimate Comedy!!
7300 Q St. Ralston, NE 68127
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Mencia began his career doing stand-up on amateur night at the world renowned comedy club, Laugh Factory. He latershowcased at The Comedy Store and became a regular, performing nightly. After he found success on the L.A comedycircuit, Mencia was named "International Comedy Grand Champion" from Buscando Estrellas (the Latino version of StarSearch). This led to appearances on “In Living Color,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” “Moesha” and “An Evening at theImprov.”Mencia comes from a humble background, born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the 17th of 18 children. His parents senthim to the United States when he was about three months old, where he was raised in the Maravilla Projects in LosAngeles, California by his aunt and uncle. In his early teens, Mencia moved back to Honduras because his family wantedhim to avoid the destructive gang culture of East Los Angeles. When Mencia later returned to Los Angeles, he showedsuch educational prowess that he was immediately promoted to the tenth grade. Soon after, he successfully graduatedfrom Garfield High School.
Mencia continued his journey up the comedy ladder by headlining “The Three Amigos” tour with Freddy Soto and PabloFrancisco in 2002, which sold out in record time around the United States. He was also featured in the independent films,“Outta Time” and “29 Palms” and starred in guest spots on “The Shield” and “The Bernie Mac Show,” among others. In2002, he received a CableACE Award nomination for Best Stand-Up Comedy Special for his HBO special. That sameyear, “Mind of Mencia” went into development. The show was an instant hit and after the first season, Comedy Centralsigned Mencia back for his own original stand-up special, “Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached.” The special was thefirst Comedy Central Stand-up Special DVD to achieve Platinum sales status.
“Mind of Mencia” debuted on Comedy Central in early 2005. It became one of the strongest shows in the network’shistory, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers. “Mind of Mencia” was executive produced by Carlos Mencia andRobert Morton (“Late Night with David Letterman”).
Mencia starred opposite Ben Stiller and Michelle Monaghan in the Farrelly Brothers’ hit feature film, THEHEARTBREAK KID (DreamWorks And in the family comedy OUR FAMILY WEDDING (FOX Searchlight) alongsideAmerica Ferrara and Forrest Whitaker.
in 2007, Mencia embarked on a USO Tour to the Persian Gulf to entertain the troops serving overseas. For his 2008 trip,Mencia visited Kuwait to host “Operation MySpace,” an exclusive concert for American Troops in the Middle Eastalongside Jessica Simpson and The Pussycat Dolls. The special aired on FX in April 2008. Mencia’s 2009 USO tour hadstops in Turkey, Kirkuk, Baghdad, Qatar, Afghanistan, and many other countries.
Most recently, Mencia has gone back to his comedic roots, performing at a number of comedy venues – allowing him toshare his newest material with a more intimate audience. His current tour, called the “C 4 Urself Tour,” has been makingstops all around the country, performing to eager audiences.Carlos Mencia presently lives in Los Angeles.