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Review: Central Times Tour gives Doudna melting pot of music

Pokey Lafarge performs with members of his band Monday during the Pokey Lafarge Central Time Tour in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.
September 15, 2014

A melting pot of Cajun, blues, country, folk and songwriter music filled the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Monday night when the Central Times Tour came to Charleston. Doudna’s...

Doudna avoids low enrollment effects

September 15, 2014

The Doudna Fine Arts Center has not experienced a significant decrease in ticket sales for its 2014-2015 performance season despite an enrollment decrease. Dan Crews, director of patron services at...

LaFarge brings back unique music style to Doudna

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Pokey LaFarge at Red Wing Roots Music Festival II 2014. Photograph by Chester Simpson.
September 8, 2014

Pokey LaFarge will return to both the Doudna Fine Arts Center and his roots as he takes the stage as part of his Central Time tour. LaFarge will perform a 7 p.m. Monday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of...

Fan-favorite performer to return to Doudna stage

Pokey Large, an American roots artist, will be performing 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Doudna also presented Eastern and the Charleston communities with a Pokey LaFarge show last year as part of the 2013-14 season.
September 2, 2014

American roots artist, Pokey LaFarge, will open up the “Best Of” concert series at the Recital Hall when he and his band return to Eastern at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Originally...

Best-of performers to return to Doudna Fine Arts Center

August 28, 2014

Mixed in with a slew of new artists on the Doudna Fine Arts’ slate, the 2014-15 season will also give audiences a chance to see familiar faces return to the stage. This season, Doudna will feature...

Tarble to host Ansel Adams, faculty art exhibitions

August 26, 2014

The Tarble Arts Center is hosting an exhibition of Ansel Adams’ photography titled “Masterworks” through Oct. 19. Michael Watts, director of the center, said they chose “Masterworks” because...

Small Time Napoleon to open Doudna 2014-15 season

Small Time Napoleon will perform their unique mix of acoustic jazz and swing music at the Blackbox Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 6. The band is, from left to right, Jeff Thomas, Dave Neill, Ryan Fowler and Dan Hardin.
August 26, 2014

A casual mix of acoustic jazz and swing music with a modern, big-band flair will fill the Black Box Theater as Small Time Napoleon takes the stage. Small Time Napoleon will perform at 7:30 p.m....

Grammy Award-winner Janis Ian to light up Doudna stage

Janis Ian
June 12, 2014

Janis Ian wakes up like everyone else in the world, except she starts her mornings with answering emails, making a Facebook quote for the day and then writes for four hours. Ian, a two-time Grammy award...

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