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Torrey Pines alum to perform standup comedy at KAABOO

Torrey Pines alum to perform standup comedy at KAABOO

Seven years ago, while in college, Ari Mannis decided to enter a stand-up comedy competition on a whim. From there, the Del Mar native has gone on to share the stage with various comedians in Southern California but will soon tackle his biggest performance yet — the KAABOO comedy stage.

Mannis, 28, won a competition against eight other comedians July 29 at the American Comedy Club in downtown San Diego, which earned him a spot to perform his standup comedy routine at the annual music and comedy festival to be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16. Mannis is scheduled to perform his crude humor routine Sept. 15.

The weekend's comedy lineup also includes...

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