The Daily Eastern News

Faculty Senate to hear from dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Doudna staff members

February 5, 2018

The Faculty Senate will meet on Tuesday for a conversation with the interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and staff members of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to its agenda, the...

Guest trombonist plays in Doudna Tuesday

Jacob Hardy a music performance major (left), Eric Dawson (middle left) a music major and music proffesor Jemmie Robertson (right) perform with Peter Steiner Tuesday night in the recital hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center.
January 9, 2018

When trombonist Peter Steiner arrived from Vienna, Austria, to Eastern,he had never met his accompanist, collaborative pianist Kevina Lamb, before. Steiner came to the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s...

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to offer swing, jazz vibes

December 4, 2017

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will brings its world-renowned live show to Eastern at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. For nearly 25 years, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has performed their unique take...

EIU Holds 31st Annual Art Sale

December 3, 2017

Members of campus were swept into the holiday spirit on Thursday and Friday as the 31st annual Holiday Art Sale in room 1910 of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Pottery, prints, jewelry and clothing were...

‘Serenade of the Silent Soul’ speaks out on inequality

Travis Moody | The Daily Eastern News The company of “Serenade of the Silent Soul” holds up signs relating to issues concerning social justice. The black tape on their mouth symbolizes the silent soul of marginalized groups.
December 3, 2017

With only one week to practice, a cast of 10 Eastern students performed a show Saturday and Sunday that focused on racial and social issues in America. “Serenade of the Silent Soul” was directed by...

Director talks about impact of theater

Ron Himes, an artist-in-residence at Washington State University, gave a presentation Tuesday night in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center.
November 28, 2017

Ron Himes, an award-winning director who created the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, addressed the value of theatrical performance and its ability to impact people on an emotional level in a speech...

Annual Fright Night Concert to take place Sunday

October 26, 2017

Music, a costume contest and a variety of different programs are what audience members can expect during this year’s Fright Night concert 6 p.m. on Sunday. Dan Crews, interim director of programming,...

Students take chance to showcase creativity

Grace O’Brien, a sophomore graphic design major, attends You Take the Floor, an event hosted by the Blue Room Magazine, in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday evening. She said she just got off of work so she decided to stop by the event to participate.
October 25, 2017

You Have the Floor, drew a small crowd of students from almost every major to showcase their own work and experience the presentations of other students. The performances ranged from a student explaining...

Jaenike Grant funds community creativity 

September 26, 2017

The Ruth and Vaughn Jaenike Access to the Arts Fund allows students, community members and faculty to receive up to 50 percent of the funds needed to make their ideas for artistic activities and performances...

Concert canceled due to artist’s death

September 26, 2017

The Cedd the Light concert, originally scheduled for Oct. 5, has been canceled because of the singer-songwriter’s death, according to a press release. “All of us at the Doudna were shocked when...

Students offered 24 hours to showcase art

September 14, 2017

Students will have the opportunity to act out a skit, sing a song or perform anything that they want at the “No Shame” open mic night 7 p.m. Saturday Sept. 23 The 24-hour open mic night will go...

Glassman to give State of University

September 11, 2017

Eastern President David Glassman is set to give the university’s annual State of the University Address 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to a...

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