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Academy to visit multi-cultural art exhibit in Tarble 

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 27, 2016

The Academy of Lifelong Learning will be viewing art from several cultures in “Kingdom Anamalia: Animals in Folk and Indigenous Art” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the Tarble Arts Center. Artwork in the exhibit will be from countries all around the globe, including Haiti, India, West Africa and the Americas and wi...

Charleston Alley Theatre to perform Shakespeare’s comedy

D. Craig Banyai, playing Leonato, hits the head of Marie Jozwiak, playing Hero, during the Charleston Alley Theatre's rehearsal of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing on Monday. Duke Bagger, the president and executive director of the theatre, describes the play as,

Abby Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2016

The Charleston Alley Theatre will be performing William Shakespeare's comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” 7:30 p.m. from May 5-8 at the Mattoon Train Station and from May 12-15 at The Charleston Alley Theatre. The play will take place in the home and garden of Leonato, the governor of Messina, Italy...

The UB to host comedy act, feature Steve Hofstetter 

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 21, 2016

The University Board will be hosting another comedy act before the end of the semester. The comedy show will feature Steve Hofstetter, comedian, musician, author and columnist, 7 p.m. Friday in 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Nia Douglas, the UB's comedy coordinator,...

Students plan event for on campus entertainment

Jeff Coy, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

The Residence Hall Association and National Residence Hall Honorary are hosting the annual Campus Carnival 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Campus Pavilion. This event is free for all students. The carnival will have karaoke, inflatables, cotton candy, Giant Jenga, a bag toss, a station where...

Spring concert sells out, sees positive response

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 14, 2016

Panic spreads as Friday's concert is approaching with 3,100 tickets sold, not including complimentary admission for Eastern guests, promotional giveaways, artist's guest tickets and concert personnel working the event. The concert will be 8 p.m. in Lantz Arena, and doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets...

The Agency to host ‘Greatest Show on Earth’

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

April 14, 2016

The Agency will be hosting “The Greatest Show on Earth” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Great Hall of Pemberton Residence Hall. An annual talent show with a circus twist, members from The Agency planned for the big event all semester and raised funds to cover the show by selling clothes for $1. They...

Romeo + Juliet put through contemporary lens 

Abby Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 14, 2016

Romeo + Juliet, directed by acting professor Anne Thibault, will be having its first performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Theatre of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The first show has been sold out to 300 high school students. After Thursday, Romeo + Juliet will be open to students, faculty...

Library Edible Book Festival draws crowd

Erin Sutherland along side Alex Curtis, both senior family and consumer sciences majors, vote for their favorite edible book on Monday in Booth Library for the Edible Book Festival.

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2016

Families and residents from the Charleston and Mattoon area as well as students and faculty filled Booth Library's lobby for the Edible Book Festival on Monday as they looked at the many edible artworks. Winners of each category included a book with the theme “Where the Wild Things Are,” for...

UB to host Panther Stock activities

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 11, 2016

The University Board will be hosting “Panther Stock: Panic at the Union,” a series of activities throughout the Martin Luther King Junior University Union from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday. Aaliyah Stephen, the UB's special events coordinator, said Thursday's activities will have several venues...

Unity Stroll brings Greeks together

Greeks goin’ up on a Thursday while dancing during the Greek Week Unity Stroll event in front of Doudna Steps.

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

April 7, 2016

Tables turned and roles were somewhat switched when the PanHellenic Council, Interfraternity Council chapters did some of the traditional steps from the chapters of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Greeks were found dancing and singing throughout the Booth Library Quad near the Doudna Fine Arts...

Charleston Community Theatre announces final play of season

Staff Report

April 7, 2016

The Charleston Community Theatre has announced the final play of its 2015-2016 season. The play, titled “Motherhood Out Loud”, will be held at the Tarble Arts Center from April 15 to April 16, and April 21 to April 23 at 7:30 p.m. There will a performance scheduled for April 17 at 2 p.m. The...

UB to host Great Gatsby themed comedy act

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

April 7, 2016

The University Board will be hosting a Great Gatsby themed comedy act featuring comedian Raneir Pollard at 7 p.m. Friday in the 7th Street Underground. Pollard is from Miami, Fla. and, according to his website, as a gay youth in a Baptist Caribbean family, he had to find a way to laugh in the...

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