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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

The crowd jumps in excitement over Matt Bennet in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom on Saturday.

Matt Bennett brings nostalgia to Pantherchella

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor April 16, 2024

Students waited in line for hours to see the show Matt Bennett, actor known for his role as Robbie Shapiro on the show "Victorious," had in store for them Saturday night.  Lupita Navarrete, a freshman...

Students play the clarinet at Thursday night’s Wind Symphony Band performance at Doudna Fine Arts Center in Dvorak Concert Hall.

Wind symphony band performs at Doudna

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter November 12, 2021

Eastern’s Wind Symphony and Concert Band shared the stage with an American flag on Thursday for a concert that showed its support for veterans through performances of pieces like “The Star-Spangled...

COLUMN: Real Estate concert in Bloomington review

COLUMN: Real Estate concert in Bloomington review

Ryan Meyer, Columnist November 11, 2021

This week I had the opportunity to see Real Estate in concert at the Castle Theatre in Bloomington, Ill. Given the facts that the venue was unfamiliar to me, it was a Tuesday night and I had never seen...

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...

Tenor saxophone player, Kyle Huddleston, a graduate student studying music, plays in the Johnston Quintet at the Jazz Combos performance Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre.

Jazz Combo performs Thursday at Doudna

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 21, 2021

Eastern’s Jazz Combo played two sets featuring songs from artists like John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins in their performance at Doudna’s Black Box Theatre Thursday night.  The performance consisted...

Sadie Armstrong, a member of the Symphonic Honers Initiative Program and pre-college violinist from Mattoon High School, plays violin during the Eastern Symphony Orchestra performance called The American Dream in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Sunday afternoon.

Orchestra at Doudna on Sunday

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 7, 2021

Soloists will be featured at Eastern Symphony Orchestra’s concert on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Dvorak Concert Hall.  The Eastern Symphony Orchestra is having its first in-person concert in over a year...

CORDIS Condition Blue held at Doudna Tuesday

CORDIS’ ‘Condition Blue’ held at Doudna Tuesday

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, the Dvorak Concert Hall will host CORDIS as they perform their show, “Condition Blue.” The Boston-based five-piece chamber ensemble, directed by Richard Grimes, is taking the stage for...

Austin Spillman, a senior music education major, plays the alto saxophone during a duet at the Jazz Concert Thursday night.

Jazz showcase at Doudna Thursday

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 24, 2021

The Eastern Jazz Lab Band, Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensembles took to the Doudna Theatre stage on Thursday night for their first concert since before the pandemic. The groups played a variety of jazz...

Get out there, go to more concerts

Jaidyn Yarber, Columnist October 21, 2019

Blaring speakers, blinding lights, and a crowd full of faces. A good concert exposes you to all of this and the promise of an unforgettable time. In my opinion, the experience of live music is so worth...

Enrollment to blame for concert problems

Staff Editorial April 10, 2019

The Editorial board has heard a lot of griping about the upcoming spring concert, and most of it is valid and warranted. Many of our peers, ourselves included, have complained about not knowing the...

Valerie Naranjo, a Saturday Night Live percussionist, joins the West Percussion Trio to perfom a show in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts center on Tuesday evening.

Saturday Night Live percussionist, professors perform African music

Shameia Perkins, Contributing Writer April 9, 2019

Saturday Night Live percussionist Valerie Naranjo performed and lectured Tuesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center along with the Africa->West Percussion Trio. Before the show began, Naranjo and the...

Spring concert will have free admission

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief and Assistant News Editor April 9, 2019

Because of low ticket sales, the 2019 Spring Concert, featuring lovelytheband, is now free to students and the general public. University Board made the announcement Tuesday afternoon via social media. Mariah...

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