ABOUT US


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The mission of ASUW Arts and Entertainment is to improve the quality of campus life through programming that focuses on educating and celebrating the arts. We provide exclusive entertainment opportunities to UW students that engages them with the greater art community. Through our programming, we expose students to what the UW has to offer outside of the classroom and build campus community.

Over the years we’ve done some concerts with the following: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, Mos Def, The Decemberists, Sky Ferreira, G-Eazy, Cashmere Cat, Laura Jane Grace, STRFKR, Craft Spells, Four Color Zack, Shy Girls, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Vic Mensa, The-Dream, Wavves, Ryn Weaver, Common, Mike Posner, Clipse, The Mountain Goats, Built To Spill, Ra Ra Riot, Nirvana, The Rapture (DJs), The Physics, La Luz, Sam Lachow, Allen Stone, Grynch, Wizdom, Brothers From Another, Manatee Commune, Mister Lies, Dude York, Chastity Belt, Nice&AO, The Bar, Youryoungbody, DJAO, Mayer Hawthorne, James Pants and much more…

Over the years we’ve done some comedy shows with the following: Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer of Broad City, Demetri Martin, Aziz Ansari, BJ Novak, Carlos Mencia, Bill Maher, Tig Notaro, Andy Dick, Louis CK, Daniel Tosh, Kyle Kinane, Jon Dore, Hannibal Buress, Pete Holmes, The Lucas Brothers, Axis of Awesome, Garfunkel & Oates, Chelsea Peretti and much more…

READ ABOUT THIS YEARS STAFF BELOW:

 

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 A&E DIRECTOR – AUSTIN THOMSON

Hey ya’ll, my name’s Austin and I’m one of two program coordinators this year. If you enjoy the playlist at Forever 21 we probably like the same things. Come hang with my crew in the HUB 131 office. We like to listen to music, watch YouTube videos, and browse the Internet for the best memes.

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 PROGRAM COORDINATOR – ANIA KAMKAR 

Hi I am Ania, I love boybands, old stuff, music that BUMPS, fruits & veggies, quality, and vacation. A Persian cat but I prefer dogs. Talk to me about anything.


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OUTREACH COORDINATOR – ALVIN BENAVIDES

Hi! My name is Alvin. I’m a marketing/information systems major and this year’s outreach coordinator. I’d love to talk to you about potential partnerships and volunteer opportunities. Come into HUB131 to talk, you’ll probably catch me browsing hip-hop, fashion, and lifestyle blogs.

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MEDIA COORDINATOR – NATALIE LEW

Hi, I’m Natalie!! I’m an Interaction Design/Philosophy major and I’m passionate about concert-going, hiking, medical technology, and Lou Reed. I’m a tour guide and work for a mobile, medical application while I spend time reaching out and designing stuff for A+E! Come chat with me about partnering on events! GO DAWGS