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Aims Community College Welcomes Charlie Berens for Comedy Show on February 17

The Charlie Berens show at Aims is sold out.  No more tickets are available. 

Charlie Berens

Aims Community College is thrilled to announce that the highly acclaimed comedian Charlie Berens will be bringing his "Good Old Fashioned Tour" to the Welcome Center Miller Auditorium, located at 4901 West 20th Street.

This comedy performance is scheduled for Saturday, February 17. Doors open at  6:30 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $35-$45 and are available at

About Charlie Berens

Charlie Berens is a comedian, New York Times Best Selling Author, Emmy-winning journalist, musician and creator of the Manitowoc Minute. The Wisconsin native has been featured on Comedy Central, Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS, Variety, MTV News and more. He creates weekly content for his various social platforms and has amassed over 7.5 million followers.

Charlie began his career working for MTV News' Choose or Lose. After that, he worked in front and behind the camera for emerging YouTube news channels. In 2012, Tribune Media tapped Charlie to host the comedic news show Nightcap. In 2013, he won an Emmy for "The Cost of Water" while reporting for  KDAF.

In 2017, Charlie began hosting his weekly comedic online news show, the Manitowoc Minute. Since then, Charlie’s been creating Midwest-focused sketch comedy videos on his social media platforms. He’s also traveled the country with three sold-out stand-up comedy tours.

In 2020, Charlie paired up with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades alum Adam Greul to release the music/comedy album Unthawed. The album is a mixture of bluegrass, country and Charlie’s comedy, and hit #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart and #6 on the Bluegrass Comedy chart.

Charlie’s first book, The Midwest Survival Guide, was released in November of 2021 by William Morrow/Harper Collins and immediately became a New York Times Best Seller. Charlie is currently on his third stand-up tour supporting the book’s release. His Midwest Survival Guide Tour sold over 150,000 tickets.

Charlie hosts the Cripescast podcast where he interviews musicians, artists, comedians, creators and more to discuss their stories and connections to the Midwest. Guests have included Jeff Foxworthy, Nate Bargatze and Roy Wood, Jr.

To learn more about Charlie, please visit

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