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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Biannual Radio Play at Doudna Friday

Biannual Radio Play at Doudna Friday

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter December 2, 2021

The Eastern Theatre department is hosting their biannual Holiday Romance Radio Play in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The tile of this year’s show is...

the movie den

The Movie DEN Ep. 12: E.T. & Paddington

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor December 2, 2021

Many family and children's movies seem to be made without very much care for the audience or attention to detail, but that isn't the case for either E.T. or Paddington. Both films are about sweet little...

String quartet at Doudna Friday

String quartet at Doudna Friday

Ethan Schobernd , Campus Reporter October 28, 2021

The Ralston String Quartet will be performing three pieces at Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.  The quartet will be playing works that range from the 18th-century...

Garrison Reed, a sophomore music education major, plays the “Reflection Canon” by Kieffer on the vibraphone at the Percussion Ensemble Concert Tuesday night. The Reflection Canon piece consisted of four parts including “There is Light for One Year,” “The Smallest Become the Tallest,” “Flying” and “Knowledge of Eternity.” The focus of the concert was Afro-Cuban music.

Afro-Cuban music highlighted by ensemble

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 26, 2021

The Percussion Ensemble held their first concert of the season Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is directed by Professor Jamie V. Ryan, associate...

Andrew Martin, choral conductor, conducts concert choir class on the Mellin Steps on March 21, 2021. Martin explained because singing is an aerosol activity and COVID protocols only a group of ten can sing inside. Now the group can expand because they can sing outside in the warm weather.

First concert of Eastern’s choir on Sunday

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 21, 2021

Eastern’s Choral Ensembles are hosting their concert Sunday at 4 p.m. in Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. This is their first concert of the season. Eastern has three choirs: the...

Ellen Waylonis, a circus artist, performs partner acrobatics, aerial rope, and ensemble along with Roger May who performs contact juggling, partner acrobatics, and ensemble in the Dvorak Concert Hall inside the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Sept. 28.

Le Cirque Esprit turns Doudna into circus

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 29, 2021

  As the lights went down and the nearly sold-out Dvorak Concert Hall crowd settled in for what would turn into a Tuesday evening of acrobatic feats, the members of the Boston Circus Guild...

Tarble Arts Center reopens for Fall 2021 season

Tarble Arts Center reopens for Fall 2021 season

Iyanna Stanton, Staff Writer September 26, 2021

After a year of being closed, the Tarble Arts Center finally opened back up starting with a grand opening. The grand opening was held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. Due to COVID-19, people still...

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