The Daily Eastern News

Students perform in ‘Art Speaks’ series

Samad Fawole, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

A show at the Tarble Arts Center featured four students and three types of performance Wednesday night. The first performance consisted of two groups of two individuals moving and placing an object in different corners of the room, which Brendan Fernades, an internationally recognized Canadian contemporar...

FEATURE PHOTO: ‘The True Cost’ performance

FEATURE PHOTO: ‘The True Cost’ performance

Melissa Jabek, Photographer

February 28, 2020

Debbie Banos, Katherine Bellantone and Nathaniel Smith, all members of the Still Point group, perform a play called “The True Cost,” based on real stories of human trafficking, at Buzzard Auditorium Thursday.  Still Point is based in Chicago....

‘5 Mile Train’ to perform for free on Saturday

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2019

Those interested in rocking out to live, local music this weekend can attend 5 Mile Train's free performance on Saturday at the Charleston Elks Lodge. The performance, which is free and open to the public (including nonmembers of the Charleston Elks Lodge), will start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Community...

Guitarist Pavlo to perform at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 9, 2018

Internationally renowned guitarist Pavlo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. An award-winning performer and songwriter, Pavlo has worked and toured alongside talents such as José Feliciano, Jon Secada, Olivia Newton-John and The Tenors. Pavl...

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...

Ron Himes to help students in theatrical production

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017

A group of students will be performing “Devised Theatre Programs,” covering themes of social justice with the help of Ron Himes, director and founder of the Saint Louis Black Repertory. Beginning on Monday of this week, Himes began helping several students compose their own pieces, which will...

EIU Pride to host Student Drag Show

Kendra Hennis, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017

Performers will strut their stuff at this year’s Student Drag Show, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Seventh Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Admission to the show is $3. All proceeds will go to funding the upcoming Diva Drag Show. This show is hosted by EIU Pride...

Irish Cultural Music to appear at Doudna

Lee Mayhood, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2017

­­­Traditional Irish folk band Dervish will perform 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The cost for tickets is $7 for students, $13 for faculty and $16 for community members. Tickets can be purchased online at the Doudna Fine Arts Center website. Cathy...

Three Chicago musicians take stage

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

February 23, 2017

Students can get “A Taste of Chicago” as three young musicians from the area perform 6 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Cydne Garrett, the University Board Mainstage coordinator, said she knows singer Christian “Christian JaLon” Funches and...

Electronic music concert to feature many composers

Den Staff

February 23, 2017

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...

FreedomWINds at band concert

Staff Report

February 14, 2017

FreedomWinds, the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America, will perform at a concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The group, which performs jazz and ragtime songs along with music from Broadway and Hollywood, will perform in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. FreedomWinds consists...

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