That's the one where Cruise keeps reliving this horrifying encounter with dangerous aliens over and over again.
My Monday night attempt to pick up a mayoral proclamation for Spokane Street Music Week was dÉj... voodoo all over again, too.
The 12th annual fundraiser benefiting Second Harvest food bank kicked off Monday. The live music and fun continues during the noon hours through Friday on the sidewalks of downtown
But just like 2012, my pal
A few minutes prior to the meeting's
He had forgotten to bring our proclamation to the
"Again?" muttered an amused City Councilman
Yes, again -- just like in 2012.
And so with the clock ticking, Lyons and I did what we did two years ago.
We dictated some semi-serious verbiage that Stuckart cobbled together into something vaguely resembling a proclamation.
Finally, the meeting began.
Time for Stuckart to deliver his manifesto.
And just like before, it was all Lyons and I could do to keep from wetting ourselves.
"Whereas, I like to panic
"Hey, I didn't review that," objected Condon from his seat in the audience.
You won't hear me complaining.
This year's opening day of Street Music Week was a glorious symphony of blue skies and warm sunshine that drew good-hearted performers.
Now that's a band name.
Playing blues and classic rock, the trio includes two doctors,
Guitarists. A jazz sax man. Young fiddlers. Bluegrass pickers and grinners....
The idea is the same at every location. Buskers put out their red collection buckets and performed to raise money for Second Harvest food bank.
The key to street music success?
"Make eye contact and connect with the moving audience," said
Gantt, who performs under the stage name "Tommy G," is a street music fixture in downtown
He's the real deal, a polished singer and guitar player, who performs several days a week mostly near the main entrance of
"I can change somebody's day by just making eye contact and smiling at somebody," he said.
Filling downtown with music is what I had in mind when I started Street Music Week as a solo guitar act back in 2003.
Gantt, 48, started working as street performer about five years after that and quickly found a calling.
"I want to be an ambassador for street music," he said. "The city definitely needs it."
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