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Cocktail Hour opens season with dancing, high ‘spirits’

Adam Tumino, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

The Doudna Fine Arts Center opened its 2019-20 season with a twist, specifically the New York City-based dance company Ballets with a Twist. They performed their signature program, “Cocktail Hour: The Show” in the Doudna Theatre on the nights of Sept. 20 and 21. Providing a mix of original choreography, music and costumes, the show was attended by both students and community memb...

FEATURE PHOTO: Pottery projects

FEATURE PHOTO: Pottery projects

Jelan Buchanan, Photographer

September 8, 2019

Westin Perrero, a sophomore art education major, works on his pottery project while his other projects dry on the shelves in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Sunday afternoon. Perrero said his favorite part about taking art classes at Eastern is the connection between the teachers and students....

EDITORIAL: Enjoy what we have to offer at Eastern

Staff Editorial

August 18, 2019

For those of you who are just stepping on campus and beginning your education here at Eastern, there are so many activities you can partake in and enjoy. We at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to take everything in and experience everything that the school has to offer. No matter what your intere...

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 18, 2019

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night. Tara Gorris (right) said the graduate students take online classes during spring and fall semesters but need to finish two classes on campus during the summer semester; this is their weeklong...

Band of 7 siblings to perform alternative-folk music

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 3, 2019

The Dvorak Concert Hall will be full of indie-alternative-folk music as The Hunts band performs for the Eastern and Charleston community Thursday night. Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity and promotions at the Doudna Fine Arts Center, said The Hunts is a 7-sibling musical group tha...

Percussion ensemble performs spring concert

Percussion ensemble performs spring concert

Dara McGee, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2019

Eastern’s Percussion Ensemble put on their annual spring concert for the 2018-2019 season. The concert took place Tuesday night at 7:30 in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The ensemble performed eight pieces in total, beginning with pieces that people may be more used to hea...

Opera singer performs one-woman show

Coraima Vazquez, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019

The crowd laughed and applauded to the jokes and performance of Kate Tombaugh, the mezzo-soprano opera singer who performed a one-woman show titled “It Just Takes One” Thursday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre. The musical was all written, edited and performed by Tombaugh....

‘Mr. Marmalade’ play makes weekend run

Hannah Sieg, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2019

The first performance of “Mr. Marmalade” took place at the Black Box Theatre in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Feb. 28 and its last performance was noon Sunday. “Mr. Marmalade” is a dark comedy about four-year-old Lucy and her imaginary friend Mr. Marmalade. The cast has been rehearsing since...

All female country group excites crowd at Doudna 

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

January 22, 2019

The crowd buzzed all night as Farewell Angelina performed on the stage in The Theatre at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday evening. The all-female country group opened the show with “Baby” from their new album, “Women and Wine,” and showed off their talented voices from the very beginning with...

St. Louis Ballet performs for full house at Doudna

St. Louis Ballet performs for full house at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

December 2, 2018

Sounds of ballet shoes dancing on the stage carried through the silence of the Theatre as the St. Louis Ballet performed to a full house Saturday evening at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Prior to intermission, the ballet company performed “Moonlight & Sonatas,” “Pandora’s Box” and “Re...

Concert Band and Wind Symphony to perform at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 20, 2018

Eastern’s Concert Band and Wind Symphony groups will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The Concert Band will perform first, followed by the Wind Symphony. Tickets to the concert will be $5. According to Alicia Neal, the director of bands...

Students prepare their own pieces for Composers’ Forum Concert

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 24, 2018

Students will show pieces they have been working on throughout the semester during the Composers' Forum Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The forum, which occurs every semester, is a showcase for Eastern student composers, said music professor...

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