Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

February 13, 2010 - 9:44pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

This is the third year for the "Best of Zanesville" show, held at Secrest Auditorium, but the number of acts is growing, and there's some fresh new faces taking the stage.

10-year-old Jocee Janiski was performing a few songs, but there was once in particular she says she was really looking forward to.

"I love doing a piece with my mom because I love my mommy, " says Janiski.

There was also a special tribute to Michael Jackson. 20-year-old Rachel Parker...

February 13, 2010 - 2:18pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

It's that time of year again. Young women from around Southeastern Ohio are beginning to compete for the Miss Muskingum Valley crown.

Today the girls got together for some pointers from Miss Ohio 2008 Karissa Martin.

"Today I'm working on a little bit of modeling skills, poise, presentation and helping them be comfortable with being on stage," said Martin. "Hopefully make it a little easier for them, less to think about when they get into competition."...

February 12, 2010 - 8:01pm
4 years 28 weeks ago


If you want to take your valentine somewhere special this weekend, Secrest has a show for you!

This Saturday at 7:00 p.m, Secrest Auditorium is putting on a "Best of Zanesville" show. The show will feature dancers, singers and other entertainers that have ties to our area. The show also benefits a good cause for downtown.

"Also as a fundraiser for the auditorium come out and have a nice time and we put it around Valentine's Day because it is one of the few...

December 12, 2009 - 10:18pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Some local performers are lending their talents to help benefit the Muskingum Valley Red Cross this holiday season.

The show, "The Gifts," took place at Secrest Auditorium tonight.

"It's been an amazing adventure because everybody...singers, dancers, old, and young...everybody has meshed together so well. I really think it's going to be a fabulous show, " says Dancing Divas performer Trudy Cultice.

There's something different too that makes this...

December 5, 2009 - 10:22pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

The sweet sounds of holiday music fill the air at Secrest Auditorium Saturday night.

Around 455 high school students were bustling before Saturday's Muskingum Valley Education Service Center's Show which featured traditional Christmas tunes along with some old favorites like Jon Lennon and Yoko Ono's Happy Christmas.

While the choirs did some last minute tune ups before the concert they kept the butterflies at bay.

"It kind of makes you nervous. You don't exactly...

November 30, 2009 - 6:27pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

Secrest Auditorium is gearing up for some upcoming holiday performances.

They are designed to not only spread holiday cheer but to help some local organizations.

"It's what the holidays are all about. It's what you do. You give, and we're very proud of that, " says Secrest Auditorium Director, John Kunkle.

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra is having a concert this Thursday at 7 p.m., which is free to the public.

"It's always been a dream of Dr....

November 6, 2009 - 12:58pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Halloween might be over but you still might be able to get a good scare.

For those folks that are interested in paranormal activity Secrest Auditorium is hosting a Ghost Hunting Seminar tomorrow. the Ohio Paranormal Posse will be talking about their upcoming investigation.

"Prepared text show different experiments of what they have done in the past," John Kunkle Manager of Secrest Auditorium said.

Kunkle says after they do the seminar and show people how they...

November 2, 2009 - 4:57pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Concert Association is giving area fourth grade students the chance to listen to and to learn more about music.

12 hundred students from all over Muskingum County packed Secrest Auditorium this morning to hear sounds from the Brass Band of Columbus.

"Music is so important to our students. It's a big part of life, and understanding, learning something about the arts and music, we think is a very necessary part of growing up, " says Zanesville Concert...

October 27, 2009 - 12:34pm
4 years 43 weeks ago


To celebrate Halloween Secrest Auditorium and the Zanesville High School Drama Club are teaming up to put on a great event for the kids in our area.


Secrest Auditorium presents it's first ever Hauntitoruim and it's free.
This Thursday bring the family in for fun, games, pumpkin decorating, a haunted maze, with lots of surprises and more. 


"It's very family friendly and family oriented very family friendly. There will be some cute...

October 17, 2009 - 6:27pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

When there is an emergency it is the Police, Sheriff, EMTs and Firefighters who put their lives on the line to save those in our community.

Saturday the community had the opportunity to meet these local heroes and learn more about what they do. It was all part of the Public Safety Awareness Day held at Secrest Auditorium.

"I think it is good for the public to get out and see what we have to offer and learn some things about fire safety education and other public safety...

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