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Karen Mills has been a nationally touring comedian for twenty-five years. She can be heard daily on Sirius / XM comedy channels and clips from her comedy special Pink Pants have gotten over 15 million views. Karen has appeared numerous times on the Grand Ole Opry and recently recorded the new television show Stand Up Nashville - Live @ Zanies airing on the Circle Network.

​Karen has a straight-forward approach to the realities of life. Her smart, funny, keen observations will keep you laughing at yourself as you relate to her experiences. Even Ovarian cancer couldn’t stop her from turning her pain into punchlines. Diagnosed in 2013 after a routine checkup, Karen was determined to take on the disease with hope and humor and in 2016 she was chosen to present her talk, Cancer is a Laughing Matter at TEDxChattanooga.

Karen has faced every challenge with determination. She stands at 5'2" and was told more than once that she was too short to play basketball. Not only did she play, in 1981 she led the nation in assists and became the first, Division 1 first team All-American in UT Chattanooga’s history. Karen was the first UTC athlete to earn that distinction in any sport, male or female. Her #12 uniform was retired and in 1981 she was inducted into Chattanooga’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Since surviving cancer, Karen's positive message, strong stage presence, and entertaining style has landed her on numerous stages. Her ability to bring humor and inspiration to difficult topics has made her a sought-after keynote speaker for a variety of audiences, including survivor events, women’s health conferences, commencement addresses and many more. Karen recently performed at The Grand Ole Opry for their annual Opry Goes Pink along with Carrie Underwood.

 

Karen Mills has been a nationally touring comedian for twenty-five years. She can be heard daily on Sirius / XM comedy channels and clips from her comedy special Pink Pants have gotten over 15 million views. Karen has appeared numerous times on the Grand Ole Opry and recently recorded the new television show Stand Up Nashville - Live @ Zanies airing on the Circle Network.

​Karen has a straight-forward approach to the realities of life. Her smart, funny, keen observations will keep you laughing at yourself as you relate to her experiences. Even Ovarian cancer couldn’t stop her from turning her pain into punchlines. Diagnosed in 2013 after a routine checkup, Karen was determined to take on the disease with hope and humor and in 2016 she was chosen to present her talk, Cancer is a Laughing Matter at TEDxChattanooga.

Karen has faced every challenge with determination. She stands at 5'2" and was told more than once that she was too short to play basketball. Not only did she play, in 1981 she led the nation in assists and became the first, Division 1 first team All-American in UT Chattanooga’s history. Karen was the first UTC athlete to earn that distinction in any sport, male or female. Her #12 uniform was retired and in 1981 she was inducted into Chattanooga’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Since surviving cancer, Karen's positive message, strong stage presence, and entertaining style has landed her on numerous stages. Her ability to bring humor and inspiration to difficult topics has made her a sought-after keynote speaker for a variety of audiences, including survivor events, women’s health conferences, commencement addresses and many more. Karen recently performed at The Grand Ole Opry for their annual Opry Goes Pink along with Carrie Underwood.

Karen Mills has been a nationally touring comedian for twenty-five years. She can be heard daily on Sirius / XM comedy channels and clips from her comedy special Pink Pants have gotten over 15 million views. Karen has appeared numerous times on the Grand Ole Opry and recently recorded the new television show Stand Up Nashville - Live @ Zanies airing on the Circle Network.

​Karen has a straight-forward approach to the realities of life. Her smart, funny, keen observations will keep you laughing at yourself as you relate to her experiences. Even Ovarian cancer couldn’t stop her from turning her pain into punchlines. Diagnosed in 2013 after a routine checkup, Karen was determined to take on the disease with hope and humor and in 2016 she was chosen to present her talk, Cancer is a Laughing Matter at TEDxChattanooga.

Karen has faced every challenge with determination. She stands at 5'2" and was told more than once that she was too short to play basketball. Not only did she play, in 1981 she led the nation in assists and became the first, Division 1 first team All-American in UT Chattanooga’s history. Karen was the first UTC athlete to earn that distinction in any sport, male or female. Her #12 uniform was retired and in 1981 she was inducted into Chattanooga’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Since surviving cancer, Karen's positive message, strong stage presence, and entertaining style has landed her on numerous stages. Her ability to bring humor and inspiration to difficult topics has made her a sought-after keynote speaker for a variety of audiences, including survivor events, women’s health conferences, commencement addresses and many more. Karen recently performed at The Grand Ole Opry for their annual Opry Goes Pink along with Carrie Underwood.

WHEN

WHERE

The Ridglea Room
3309 Winthrop Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76116
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/karen-mills-comedy-live-at-the-ridglea-room-tickets-89973734863?aff=aff0bandsintown&appId=JVK_xnera-zvyyf&comeFrom=267&artist_event_id=101995742

TICKET INFO

$20-$25
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