The Daily Eastern News

Band of 7 siblings to perform alternative-folk music

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 3, 2019


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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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Late dean to be memorialized through undergraduate art gallery

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 23, 2018


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Glenn Hild, the former interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities who died of cancer on April 8, is being remembered through an undergraduate student art gallery located in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Chris Kahler, the chair of the art department, knew Hild for 28 years, first as his student,...

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ to highlight meaning of family

Makayla Digan, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018


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Themes of familial and other relationships will be presented through the play “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” set to open at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. “Brighton Beach Memoirs” is a story that follows a 15-year-old boy named Eugene as he grows up in 1937 Brooklyn. Eugene...

Guest trumpet player, music professor reunite for performance

Guest trumpet player, music professor reunite for performance

Olivia Swenson-Hultz , Associate News Editor

April 9, 2018


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Guest artist Benjamin Hay, playing the trumpet, reunited with his undergraduate professor and performed with music professor Jonathon Bowman, who played piano, during the Guest Artist Series Monday night. Music professor Andy Cheetham was Hay’s trumpet teacher when Hay attended Oklahoma State University...

Jazz Lab Band Concert set for Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 7, 2018


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Students can hear a variety of music at no cost by attending the Jazz Lab Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. The concert, an 18-piece ensemble under the direction of music professor Paul Johnston, will perform a variety of contemporary works and...

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