Just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett of Louis the Child approached the paint-splattered mix table covered just as generously themselves in glow-in-the-dark paint. The crowd went wild. The sun had set over the Spokane River, and the Pavilion was lit up.
Like a story time for grown-ups, Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz joked with each other, told stories and gave nearly every song a little bit of context. Even for viewers who didn’t grow up during the Monkees’ era, the setlist and commentary were nostalgic.
Emma McKinney of Mead has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, requiring a minimum GPA of 3.4. McKinney is majoring in design and imaging technology.
The sold-out Modest Mouse concert at the Knitting Factory on Wednesday night was one intense congregation of super fans, melody-hummers and people just generally celebrating life after more than a year of canceled events.