Stories tagged with: Secrest Auditorium

January 11, 2012 - 5:53pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

The New Manager Of Secrest Auditorium In Zanesville Is Now On The Job.

As of January First, Anne Combs replaced John Kunkel as Manager. Combs is not new to Secrest, she served as Marketing Director since 2008 and already has plans in place.

"My first goal is to partner with area promoters and area agencies to see that this building is utilized to its fullest capacity," said Combs."We have a wonderful asset in our community, but we need to make sure it's used as...

December 17, 2011 - 9:46pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

Two country music legends brought their show to Zanesville tonight.

Pam Tillis, and Laurie Morgan teamed up for their "Gritz and Glamour tour" at Secrest Auditorium.
Tillis is known for her hit song, "Maybe it was Memphis" and Morgan for her hit, "Watch Me."
Michael Luby, is the producer of tonight's concert.
He says that fans got to see not only a concert for for the holidays, but an unplugged looked at the two country stars.

"I...

December 3, 2011 - 9:20pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Nothing seems to bring in the holiday spirit faster than music, Saturday it could be heard county-wide.

Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center brought together six area high school choirs for their annual holiday concert. Nearly 400 students from John Glenn, Maysville, Philo, Tri-Valley, West Muskingum and Zanesville High School performed at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville. Superintendent Dr. Richard Murray said the experience is more than just a way to bring in the holidays...

November 29, 2011 - 11:27am
3 years 40 weeks ago

The sounds of the holiday season will fill Secrest Auditorium next Wednesday.

The Zanesville Bible Methodist Church is hosting the Collingsworth Family. Not only will the family of  six sing, expect to hear them play violins, trumpets and the piano as well. Pastor William Blair said the family represents a wholesome approach to the holiday season.

"We have a lot of things bad in this world, uncertainties and so on," said Pastor Blair from the Zanesville Bible...

November 28, 2011 - 10:05pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling's days in office are coming to a close and with that he is making one final push to city council to consider renovations to downtown's Secrest Auditorium.

Those changes would add up to around 2.5 million dollars which includes adding more restrooms in the facility, easier access for those who are handicapped and a new roof. Zwelling wants five council members to be on board with him to draft legislation that council would take up at the next city council...

November 6, 2011 - 9:09pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

It's a great organization of the Zanesville area and they want to make sure your not missing out.

The Zanesville Concert Association has been offering concert-goers entertainment for the past 73 years.

Zanesville Concert Association's Jim McLaughlin said, "This is a tremendous opportunity for people at a very inexpensive price to hear world class people."

As part of the concert series guests receive a discounted rate to a number of shows. Sunday's performance was...

October 29, 2011 - 3:18pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville High School 'Devilettes' hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar.

Held in the basement of Secrest Auditorium, the craft show's goal is to raise several thousand dollars to go toward uniforms, props and the overall operation of the dance team.

"It's like anything else that's extra curricular anymore," said 'Devilettes' Director Wayne Carpenter. "It's all self supporting and without this we would have to do dozens of little projects, selling...

October 12, 2011 - 2:23pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

A lot of performers come through Secrest Auditorium, and this weekend you can catch a show that won't cost you anything.

In celebration of its five year anniversary, Ticket Crush is thanking fans by bringing comedian Dan Swartwout and Bruce Springsteen tribute band Jersey to Zanesville.  Manager of Secrest Auditorium John Kunkel said he had the opportunity to meet the band at the Ohio State Fair.

"If you close your eyes, the boss is on stage," said Kunkel....

September 18, 2011 - 8:55pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

The community gathered at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville Sunday  to recognize members of the Ohio National Guard in their Operation Enduring Freedom.

The 42 Airmen from the 220th Engineering Installation Squadron returned home from a 6 month tour of Afghanistan in May. Today served as a formal recognition of both their sacrifices and the ones of their families.

"It's important for one, to unite members to see we recognize the hard work they do," said Major Joseph...

July 16, 2011 - 9:39pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

For many people, dealing with a disability can be a challenge, but for one performer at Secrest Auditorium, that challenge has become a God-given passion.

Gordon Mote, a blind pianist and vocalist along with the acapella group Voices of Lee took to the stage Saturday evening bringing a number of tunes to the ears of many southeast Ohioans. Mote has been performing since he was just three years old and has worked with many artists all across the country.

"I don't know how it'...

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