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Iris DeMent to perform at Doudna

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

October 17, 2019

Fans of Americana music will have the opportunity to attend an Iris DeMent show on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for senior citizens aged 62 years or older and $10 for students. For the 2019-2020 performance ...

Doudna to present ‘The Mountaintop’

Staff Report

October 15, 2019

The play “The Mountaintop” will be performed in the Black Box Theatre of  the Doudna Fine Arts Center Oct. 17-20. On Oct. 17-19, the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.; on Oct. 20, it will begin at 2 p.m. General admission is $20, senior and employee tickets cost $15 and student tickets are $5. T...

Faculty Senate hears student fee proposal

JJ Bullock

October 15, 2019

Faculty Senate heard a proposal on Tuesday which puts forth the idea of creating a student fee, which would give Eastern students free access to all shows at the Doudna Fine Arts Center and also provide additional funding to upkeep of facilities. The proposed fee was discussed internally by the Doudna commu...

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 choreograp...

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...

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