The Daily Eastern News

Students display work at art sale

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2018


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The Department of Art and Design held a Holiday Art sale over the weekend at the main concourse in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Students, faculty of Eastern and residents of Charleston stopped by the sale all throughout the weekend while they were attending other holiday events like the Holiday Concert...

Lincoln Trio performs at Doudna Fine Arts Center

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018


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Music wafted over a silent crowd as The Lincoln Trio performed Tuesday night at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The group opened the performance with an original work called “Silver Dagger” composed specifically for the show by Stacy Garrop. Among the other pieces performed was “Four Seasons” b...

Piano trio to play at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018


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The Grammy-nominated musical group The Lincoln Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The Chicago-based piano trio consists of pianist Marta Aznavoorian, cellist David Cunliffe and violinist Desirée Ruhstrat. Tickets for the performance will be $7...

Members of Seraph Brass perform, teach students

Members of Seraph Brass perform, teach students

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Seraph Brass performed an assortment of musical selections at a free event inside the Recital Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center thanks to a $3,000 grant from the Jack and Margaret Redden Fund for the Improvement of Undergraduate Research. The Coles County Arts Council also helped to provide funding,...

Gershwin tribute to be featured at ‘Stagestruck’

Staff Report

February 20, 2018


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A tribute to George Gershwin that includes two of his considered masterpieces will be included in the set of the Eastern Symphony Orchestra concert on Feb. 25. Music professor Jonathan Bowman will perform “An American in Paris” and “Rhapsody in Blue” as part of this concert at 4 p.m. in the Dvor...

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company to visit Eastern on Valentine’s Day

Staff Report

February 5, 2018


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The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will present an improv comedy at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Along with the performance, the Doudna is offering a Valentine’s Day Date Night dinner and show ticket combination for couples attending the comedy. The...

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

Staff Report

February 5, 2018


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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 Senate will hear from Interim Dean Anita Shelton, Dan Crews, director of programming and celebration...

“Next to Normal” coming to Doudna Theatre

Alana Reinhardt, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2017


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Eastern’s theatre arts department will give its audience a glimpse into the life of a family dealing with the effects of their mother’s bipolar disorder in next week’s musical production of “Next to Normal.” The rock musical also delves into the heavy topics of drug use, family loss and...

Mucca Pazza spreads infectious enthusiasm

Mucca Pazza spreads infectious enthusiasm

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 7, 2017


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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 middle of conducting because he was so moved by it. The band performed other pieces including the...

Blooze Brothers to kick off Doudna season

Domonique Hill, Contributing Writer

August 23, 2017


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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 second inauguration, they took the stage and represented Illinois. Now, the Blues Brothers tribute...

Students reveal favorite study spots

Students reveal favorite study spots

Chrissy Miller , News Editor

August 16, 2017


Filed under Back to Campus, News, Showcase

With classes right around the corner, finding the perfect study spot can play an important part in jumping into the academic year. Morgan Colvin, a sophomore political science and English major, said a bench across from the Napoleon plaque, dedicated to a dog who used to roam around Eastern, is...

Electronic music concert to feature many composers

Den Staff

February 23, 2017


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Electronic Music Eastern, an annual concert featuring digital, audio, video and live performances, will take place 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Theatre. According to a press release, the 2017 Electronic Music Eastern concert features recently composed works for electronic...

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