UK Happenings

Comedy Mania Provides Fun and Laughs for Charity

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2014) — On Thursday, Nov. 20, Rupp Arena, usually filled with the sounds cheering crowds and basketballs dribbling on the hardwood, will be filled with the sound of laughter during Comedy Mania. UK men's basketball coach John Calipari and WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase are hosting the inaugural Comedy Mania at 7:30 p.m.

The event promises to be an evening of fun and laughter with comedians Bill Engvall, Sinbad, Henry Cho, Mark Christopher Lawrence, illusionist Curt Anderson, musicians Dailey and Vincent, Patrick Dopson and DiBiase and Coach Cal.

Proceeds from the event will support clean water initiatives and provide shoes for children and families across the globe. Funds raised will also go toward literacy programs. The Calipari Foundation is partnering with Global Sports Aid Network and Samaritan's Feet for the benefit.

Tickets are being offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of $12 ticket specials are still available on select lower level seats. Go to to purchase your tickets today!