Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

June 15, 2015 - 1:57pm
6 weeks 2 days ago

Well known Christian singer and songwriter Matthew West will be giving a performance this coming July.

The concert will be held on July 10th at Secrest Auditorium and doors will open at 6:30PM. Co-owner of Dusty Guitar Promotions, Ryan Dodson said local churches can compete in a Battle of the Bands to open for the artist. Dodson explained more about how it works.

"They're going to...

June 4, 2015 - 9:14am
7 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert band is ready to sound the horn on its summer concert series. 

The band will play its first performance of the season Sunday at Zane's Landing Park. The band's artistic director, Jeff Roquemore, said a live, in the park performance, shines light on an aging form of entertainment. 

"We just think it's almost a maybe forgotten tradition," Roquemore said. "Bands were always in communities. There wasn't TV and all the media...

April 19, 2015 - 4:11pm
14 weeks 3 days ago

Every other year, the Thursday Music Club hosts a celebration concert. 

It started a few years ago when the club and Secrest Auditorium wanted to showcase musical talent in Zanesville. This concert occurred this weekend. 

"We've kind of taken on this theme of Bach to Broadway, so that encompasses a wide area of different musical styles," concert co-chair, Larry Ledford said. "We're trying to feature some of our junior musicians who have been taught by...

March 26, 2015 - 6:05pm
17 weeks 6 days ago

The Executive Director of the Muskingum County Center for Seniors in Muskingum County sets a tentative reopen date for the center.

After weeks of repairs, Ann Combs said if mother nature cooperates, construction could be finished by the first couple of weeks of April. Although activities cannot take place in the center until early April, Combs said the kitchen is up and running.

"The roof over our kitchen has been repaired, and we've been able to open our kitchen in order to...

March 23, 2015 - 10:09pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

There is good news to report for the Muskingum County Senior Center from Zanesville City Council.

An ordinance that allowed the Senior Center to temporarily move into the lower level of Secrest Auditorium at no cost was placed on the agenda as emergency. Councilman David Tarbert explains.

"In the beginning of their levee campaign which is coming up on May 5th, had the issue with the roof and the facilities that their former home. It was important to the Mayor who co-...

March 23, 2015 - 7:14am
18 weeks 2 days ago

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Free Throw Tournament

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Students at Starlight Schools competed in a free throw tournament over the weekend. The event, hosted by the Knights of Columbus, gave the students the opportunity to have fun and get some exercise - all while taking part in some friendly competition.

Final Concert for Zanesville Concert Association's 76th Season

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Los...

March 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
18 weeks 3 days ago

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet filled Secrest Auditorium with their beautiful music Sunday.

Those who attended heard many different types of song. The concert was the last one featured in the 76th season. We spoke to the President of the Zanesville Concert Association, Janet Slack who told us how she thought the audience would perceive the performance.

"Oh I think they'll be delighted. It's a different kind of concert than we've had so far this year."

There was no...

March 21, 2015 - 6:36pm
18 weeks 4 days ago

The Follies Family is at it again!

The variety group gathered on Saturday at the Secrest Auditorium to put on a pair of shows to benefit Hospice. We spoke with the group's president, Jon Kullman, about the event.

"A lot of singing and dancing, plenty of comedy, we do have a couple of "magic acts," a few dance studios coming in to preform," he said. "We have Pyrotechnika here doing an act ."

With lively performances, the show was full of...

March 2, 2015 - 10:22pm
21 weeks 1 day ago

The Zaney Follies were hard at work Monday night practicing for their annual variety show.

We spoke to Jon Kullman, President of the Follies Family who told us the Follies Family was founded last year to carry on a variety show that had been going on for 25 years now. Kullman told us about the purpose behind the performance.

"It benefits people who are in need of hospice care and maybe can't afford everything that they need. So, we do a variety show every year to raise money...

February 26, 2015 - 8:14am
21 weeks 6 days ago

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College Night

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - College Night hosted by Zane State and Scholarship Central will be held Thursday, March 12th from 6:00 P.M. To 8:30 P.M. in the Zane State Campus Center. The event aims to inform students from 7th grade to seniors in high school about college decisions, financial aid and scholarships.

Charlie Daniels Band Preforms Friday

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