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Vienna Boys Choir to perform at Doudna

Staff Report

November 12, 2019

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased at the box office in Doudna or at The general public can purchase tickets for $20 each, Eastern employees and seniors aged 62 and older c...

Reception held to honor students’ artwork

Beth Heldebrandt, public relations director at Booth Library, and Cindy Bettinger, an art major, get ready to film a video for Booth Library’s website. Bettinger is the artist of “Hazy Moon,” and says she dreams of the universe with her paintbrush.

Leah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2019

Booth Library held a reception for students who created paintings aligned with the theme, “On The Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond,” on Thursday. The theme was chosen because of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, so Booth Library faculty wanted art to accompany to the exhibit an...

Lovelytheband will perform at Eastern’s spring concert

Dara McGee, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2019

Students and staff alike waited patiently inside the University Ballroom to hear that lovelytheband will be performing at Eastern Illinois University’s annual spring concert at the end of the semester. Eastern’s University Board hosted the Big Reveal, unveiling who will be on stage in the month...

New-classical duo to perform at Doudna

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

March 26, 2019

Those planning to attend The OK Factor Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center are in for a surprise. Dan Crews, director of programming, publicity and promotions at Doudna, said the group usually plans their performance the day of. He said while attendees will not know what to e...

Country group Farewell Angelina to perform at Doudna

Staff Report

January 14, 2019

The all-female country group Farewell Angelina will perform at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $17 for general admission, $13 for seniors 62-years-old and older and $7 for students. Members of Farewell Angelina include Nicole Witt, ...

Students display work at art sale

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2018

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

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

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

Seraph Brass performs at the Doudna Recital Hall on Monday evening.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor

March 5, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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