The Daily Eastern News

Reflecting on my experience with Pride parades; they’re important

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

July 4, 2019

The hot summer sun beats down on the thousands of parade participants and what is estimated at a million or more attendees on a Chicago Sunday. The forecast calls for rain, but that’s for at least another two hours, and right now it’s blazing. This was my third year walking with the Rockford...

FEATURE PHOTO: Conducting the Community Band

FEATURE PHOTO: Conducting the Community Band

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 2, 2019

Director Ginger Stanfield conducts the Charleston Community Band as it performs “Pop Culture” and “The Beach Boys' Greatest Hits” in the Band Rehearsal Room of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday evening. The Band will meet on Thursday morning for the Red, White and Blue Days' Parade, which...

FEATURE PHOTO: Charleston Community Band patriotic salute

FEATURE PHOTO: Charleston Community Band patriotic salute

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 27, 2019

Director Ginger Stanfield conducts the Charleston Community Band as it performs "Amazing Grace" at the Kiwanis Park Thursday evening. This was part of the band's patriotic salute; the band performed a number of patriotic songs and marches to kick off the Red, White and Blue Days.    

Community Band salute, bingo to kick off Red, White, Blue Days

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2019

As part of the Red, White and Blue Days celebration, people can attend the Community Band patriotic salute and Harold Hackett Memorial Bingo this week to begin the city's Independence Day festivities. Ginger Stanfield, director of the Community Band, said the band will perform a number of patriotic...

Charleston Community Band celebrates 40 years of music Thursday

Charleston Community Band celebrates 40 years of music Thursday

Chaela Krueger, Entertainment Editor

June 28, 2017

For some, it is a tradition. For others, it is an escape. Since 1977, the Charleston Community Band has given Charleston and the surrounding area a taste of its musical talent. To celebrate 40 years of music, the band will perform a patriotic concert at 7:30 p.m.  Thursday as part of Charleston’s...

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