The Pacific Northwest Inlander recently highlighted CYT Spokane‘s summer camp, “Livin’ the Legends of Pop.”
The article, written by Luke Baumgarten, said,
“This particular camp will have a special poignancy for you parents (and certain grandparents, at this point) who spent your childhood/adolescence/young adult years reading Rolling Stone and/or Tiger Beat. The ‘legends of pop’ the camp refers to aren’t, at this point, the Justin Biebers or the Justin Timberlakes or even the Aces of Base that became legendary in the ’90s and the oughts. They’re the Michael Jacksons and the Elton Johns and the Cyndi Laupers that paved the way for everyone that came after them.”
According to Camp Director Lydia Kinne,
“Performance anxiety is more common than you’d think…. For our shows, the kids have to audition. But for our camps, everybody gets a part. They all get a solo. They all get a chance to perform.”
Read the complete article, here: LIKE IT’S 1989.