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Mucca Pazza spreads infectious enthusiasm

Band members of Mucca Pazza perform Thursday night in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center.
September 7, 2017

Mucca Pazza led with Brent Roman, one of the band members formerly from the Coles County area, conducting two upbeat pieces of music. The music was so exuberant, Roman hopped across the stage in the...

Mucca Pazza to perform at Doudna

September 6, 2017

Marching band traditions will combine with street theatre and rock and roll as Mucca Pazza performs in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. The show is set to start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. According...

Blooze Brothers to kick off Doudna season

August 23, 2017

For nearly 25 years, the Blooze Brothers have been performing at major corporations such as Microsoft and Kraft, plus thousands of festivals, theaters, weddings and backyard barbecues. At Barack Obama’s...

Wind Symphony to perform Bernstein Bash

April 20, 2017

  Eastern’s Wind Symphony Band will celebrate the music of Leonard Bernstein at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of Doudna Fine Arts Center. Leonard Bernstein was a world-renowned...

Students to cover variety of songs on brass

April 13, 2017

  Twelve euphonium and tuba players will play songs not originally written for Tuba performances during the annual TUBApalooza concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Recital Hall of the Doudna Fine...

EIU Dancers to perform ‘Seasons’

March 30, 2017

  The EIU Dancers will be performing a variety of dances, all portraying the theme ‘Seasons’ for their Spring Concert on Friday and Saturday at the Theatre in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. There...

Choral ensembles to perform ‘Songs of Love’

March 23, 2017

  Love will be in the air as Eastern’s Choral Ensembles presents its spring concert “Songs of Love” this Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Graduate...

Alumnus returns to discuss drama

March 21, 2017

  Playwright Robert Caisley will come to the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday to provide a workshop and a presentation about writing scripts. The workshop, “Playwriting: Some Thoughts, An...

Review: Irish folk group Dervish delights

Tom Morrow and Cathy Jordan of Dervish, a traditional / folk group from Ireland, perform a ballad at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday. Dervish successfully engaged its audience — a majority were clapping along with the traditional Irish music just before the intermission.
March 8, 2017

Last night, Charleston was graced with the presence of traditional Irish folk group Dervish. The group performed in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Dervish has shared the...

For literary festival, show must go on

January 26, 2017

Despite multiple roadblocks, the fifth annual Lions in Winter literary festival will run on schedule Friday and Saturday at the Doudna Fine Arts Center and Booth Library. The lack of state funds left...

Jazz ensemble introduces Out of the Cool

January 11, 2017

    Inspired by jazz musician Miles Davis, music professor Paul Johnston has arranged a concert using both classic jazz standards and new music for a concert titled Out of the Cool. The...

Music major to talk evolution of salsa

November 28, 2016

  A presentation on the evolution of salsa music will be given by Rose Cloud, a senior music education major, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Black Box room of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According...

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