MPR’s Jay Gabler wrote yesterday about Dylan Spoering, the young Uptown boy who charmed everybody with his plan to hold a piano recital outside his home, the way others might put up a lemonade stand.
The friends and neighbors in the area took it from there, whipping up support, creating a Facebook page, and trying to set up an online stream.
As luck would have it, this being the Minnesota summer from hell (so far), when the concert started this afternoon, the skies opened up.
As if Uptown cared…
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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