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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Book signing at Charleston library Sunday

Book signing at Charleston library Sunday

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 4, 2021

The Past-Forward Memoir Writers, a community-based writing group, have released their third book, “For the Record,” and will be reading segments and signing copies Sunday afternoon in the Charleston...

String quartet at Doudna Friday

String quartet at Doudna Friday

Ethan Schobernd , Campus Reporter October 28, 2021

The Ralston String Quartet will be performing three pieces at Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.  The quartet will be playing works that range from the 18th-century...

Garrison Reed, a sophomore music education major, plays the “Reflection Canon” by Kieffer on the vibraphone at the Percussion Ensemble Concert Tuesday night. The Reflection Canon piece consisted of four parts including “There is Light for One Year,” “The Smallest Become the Tallest,” “Flying” and “Knowledge of Eternity.” The focus of the concert was Afro-Cuban music.

Afro-Cuban music highlighted by ensemble

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 26, 2021

The Percussion Ensemble held their first concert of the season Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is directed by Professor Jamie V. Ryan, associate...

Hayes Cummins, guitarist, plays in the CORDIS: Condition Blue concert inside Dvorak Concert Hall.

CORDIS returns to Eastern

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 5, 2021

The Dvorak Concert Hall hosted the second-ever performance of “Condition Blue” by the Boston-based quintet CORDIS Tuesday evening. Synth stabs, played by Jeremiah Costa, coalesced with cymbals...

CORDIS Condition Blue held at Doudna Tuesday

CORDIS’ ‘Condition Blue’ held at Doudna Tuesday

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, the Dvorak Concert Hall will host CORDIS as they perform their show, “Condition Blue.” The Boston-based five-piece chamber ensemble, directed by Richard Grimes, is taking the stage for...

Ellen Waylonis, a circus artist, performs partner acrobatics, aerial rope, and ensemble along with Roger May who performs contact juggling, partner acrobatics, and ensemble in the Dvorak Concert Hall inside the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Le Cirque Esprit turns Doudna into circus

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 28, 2021

  As the lights went down and the nearly sold-out Dvorak Concert Hall crowd settled in for what would turn into a Tuesday evening of acrobatic feats, the members of the Boston Circus Guild...

Hello Dali!: Improv group takes the stage

Hello Dali!: Improv group takes the stage

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 23, 2021

Hello Dali! is Eastern’s improv club. Their second show of the semester occurred last night at 8 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts center. “Nothing in the show is scripted, written, or prepared beforehand,”...

Students play a preliminary round of trivia during Up All Night in the University Ballroom Aug. 19, 2016.

Up All Night at Doudna Friday night

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 16, 2021

A nearly spontaneous performance of the arts and literature called the Up All Night Performance Festival will take place Saturday night in the Globe Studio in Doudna at 7:30 p.m. According to the description...

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...

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.

FEATURE PHOTO: ‘The True Cost’ performance

Melissa Jabek, Photographer February 27, 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...

‘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...

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...

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