The Daily Eastern News

Music major to talk evolution of salsa

Staff Report

November 29, 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 to the press release, the presentation will track the history and development of salsa music from African...

Composers’ Forum to show off original student music

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

November 16, 2016

  Students who composed their own music and recruited performers will get a chance to show off their work at a Composers’ Forum 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Bradley Decker, a music composition and theory professor, said the students are the ones making...

Band to rock out Mac’s Uptowner over weekend

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter

October 6, 2016

Returning for the second time, "Chromophonic” is ready to capture the ears of listeners at Macs’ Uptowner this Friday at 9:30 p.m. Five men are responsible for the “bodacious high energy, groove-oriented, funk-influenced rock ‘n’ roll” music. Lead vocals and guitar are powered b...

Music, art fill ‘Night of HOPE’

Music, art fill 'Night of HOPE'

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Assistant Photo Editor

October 2, 2016

People were brought together with music and art to celebrate a good cause at “Night of HOPE” Friday evening at Jackson Avenue Coffee. The night was filled with musical performances and artwork donated by various artists. Throughout September, people could stop by the JAC and donate artwork...

Global Culture Night to unify diverse groups

Dillan Schorfheide, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2016

The Association of International Students holds its Global Culture Night from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. AIS president Beluchukwu Ebede, or Ben, said the purpose of Global Culture Night is to promote various cultures around the world, as well as to promote unity in diversity. “I am very excited a...

Band fills park with music, comfort

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016

Under the glow of the Kiwanis Park lights, the Jed Adam Band performed a mix of both original and cover songs for community members Tuesday night. Audience members shouted song requests for the band, yelling and whistling after their original song, “Comfort.” Charleston resident Tami Lewis...

Performers show off talents at festival

Cassie Buchman and Olivia Swenson-Hultz, News Editor and Assistant Photo Editor

September 25, 2016

Musicians, a juggler, and even a few celebrities, courtesy of an impersonator, made an appearance at this year’s Family Weekend. Along with Family Funfest activities such as arcades and a screening of “Finding Dory,” entertainers could be found all over the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

Musician to sing historic Civil Rights Movement songs

T'Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

September 22, 2016

Chris Vallillo fell for music in the sixth grade, and as the years carried on, his fervent passion for the art formed into a profession, which he will share with Eastern. Vallillo is a folk musician who does a combination of old and new songs that he said has a style reminiscent of older music. ...

‘Brainchild’ to rock stage

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter

September 22, 2016

Brainchild plans to rock the minds of Charleston 9:30 p.m. this Saturday  for Family Weekend at Macs’ Uptowner at Guitarist Jake Shultz, other guitarist and vocalist Ray Ponce, and drummer Pony Boy power the “funky jam band” Brainchild is returning for the third or fourth time according to...

Column: Sean Says: Spend money on things you love

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 16, 2016

So lemme tell you this. Things can get expensive, and it always seems like the things that we want the most are the ones that society will look at as “things we don’t really need.” Forget what they think and do and buy the things you want that make you happy. I am not saying going out and spend...

The Monolithic to redeem rock ‘n’ roll in Charleston

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter

September 15, 2016

“Rock 'n’ Redemption” is being brought to Charleston by The Monolithic at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Mac's Uptowner. Chris Chamness mans the guitar, Hunter Beattie rules the keyboard, Paul Beckmeyer controls the bass, and Shayne Cordevant masters the drums. All four members contribute their ...

LASO to offer a taste of Latino heritage

Alex Seidler, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2016

A taste of the Latin-American heritage through music and dance is at the forefront of the Latin American Student Organization’s mission to bring cultural awareness to the campus and community. This night of dancing to Latin music is opened to all students at “Vamos A Bailar” on 9 p.m. Saturday...

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