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Electronic music concert to feature many composers

Den Staff
February 23
Filed under News

Electronic Music Eastern, an annual concert featuring digital, audio, video and live performances, will take place 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Theatre. According to a press release, the 2017 Electronic Music Eastern concert features recently composed works for electronic...

40 years later, alum returns to Doudna stage

40 years later, alum returns to Doudna stage

Liz Stephens, City Reporter
February 14
Filed under News, Online, Showcase

An Eastern alumnus has come to campus for the first time since graduating to participate in the modern play “Seminar.” Gary Ambler is now a resident of Urbana area and commutes to Charleston for the rehearsals of “Seminar.” It will debut March 1 through March 5 at the Black Box Theatre in...

Anonymous art show to make “no pretense”

Anonymous art show to make “no pretense”

Chrissy Miller, Campus Reporter
November 16
Filed under News

The Art Association is hosting their first ever “No Pretense” art show, in which students are allowed to submit their art without the stress of having their names or the titles of their work on display. The show will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Room 1910. Along...

Ted Underwood to discuss literary history

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter
October 3
Filed under News

English professor Ted Underwood will discuss the understanding of literary history at Eastern as a part of the Center for the Humanities’ guest speaker series at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lecture Hall. Underwood teaches mainly British 18th and 19th century English literature...

Anna Cromwell to give music recital

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor
October 28
Filed under News

The Doudna Fine Arts Center will host Chamber music recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Recital hall. The concert is free, open to the public and will feature Anna Cromwell, an assistant professor of violin and viola at Eastern. Joining Cromwell during the performance on Thursday will be cellist...

Orchid Ensemble plays first show of tour in Doudna

Liz Gomez, Staff Reporter
September 14
Filed under News

The Orchid Ensemble kicked off its two-week tour in America at Eastern Monday night. The ensemble was originally schedule to perform on Sunday evening; however, because of issues with immigration, the group had to delay their travels from Canada. The group started off the performance with a C...

Professor has operatic hopes for future

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor
October 20
Filed under News

Eastern’s music department welcomed a new face to the Doudna Fine Arts Center with the hiring of a new voice faculty member this fall. Timothy Renner is the director of Eastern’s University Mixed Choir, instructor for applied voice and director of the musical theatre and opera programs. Renner...

Lonely Planet brings light to AIDS

Lonely Planet brings light to AIDS

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor
September 11
Filed under News

ng in minutes past the start time, Lonely Planet seemed to please the crowd. The setting of Lonely Planet takes place in Jody’s Maps in 1993. Jody, played by Eastern alum Blake Morris, owns Jody’s Maps. Carl, played by Jake Cole, a senior theater arts major, is the other main character who often ...

Best-of performers to return to Doudna Fine Arts Center

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor
August 28
Filed under News

Mixed in with a slew of new artists on the Doudna Fine Arts’ slate, the 2014-15 season will also give audiences a chance to see familiar faces return to the stage. This season, Doudna will feature a combination of both up and coming performers and fan-favorite performers of the past. Dan Crews,...

Small Time Napoleon to open Doudna 2014-15 season

Small Time Napoleon to open Doudna 2014-15 season

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor
August 26
Filed under News, Showcase

A casual mix of acoustic jazz and swing music with a modern, big-band flair will fill the Black Box Theater as Small Time Napoleon takes the stage. Small Time Napoleon will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Black Box Theater of the Doudna Fine Arts Center as part of the New and Emerging Artis...

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