LAS VEGAS—Carlos Mencia will bring his topical humor to Access Showroom at Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa on April 14 and 15.

Mencia began his stand-up career as an amateur performing at the famous L.A. comedy club, the Laugh Factory. He was later showcased at The Comedy Store, where he began performing nightly. After enjoying success on the L.A. comedy circuit, Mencia was named International Comedy Grand Champion from Buscando Estrellas (the Latino version of Star Search).

In 2002, he received a CableACE Award nomination for Best Stand-Up Comedy Special for his HBO special, and was featured on “Comedy Central Presents.” His show “Mind of Mencia” debuted on Comedy Central in 2005 and became an instant hit. “Mind of Mencia” was one of the most-watched shows in the network’s history, averaging about 1.5 million total viewers per episode. Comedy Central signed Mencia back for his own original stand-up special, “Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached” in 2006.

Mencia also starred opposite Ben Stiller and Michelle Monaghan in the feature film, “The Heartbreak Kid” in 2007. His latest Comedy Central stand-up special, “Carlos Mencia: New Territory” debuted in 2011. His podcast, titled “Laughin’ and Livin’,” can be heard on his website. Mencia also produces content regularly via his Facebook page through a segment called “Ned’s Head.”

Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $32.50 plus tax and fees, and luxury booths are also available. Guests 21 or older may purchase tickets by calling 702.692.7777 or visiting

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