Public pianos in Portlandia

Portland, Oregon, made famous as the “city where young people go to retire” by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, has become one of the latest cities to place rescued and formerly-distressed pianos in public places.
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Portland, Oregon, made famous as the “city where young people go to retire” by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, has become one of the latest cities to place rescued and formerly-distressed pianos in public places, inviting anyone who wishes to play. As Randy L. Rasmussen writes for The Oregonian,

“Rescued pianos are coming back to life on the streets of Portand, put back in public cirulation by Piano! Push! Play!, an organization that is on on a mission to ‘make pianos available to anyone who wants to play them.’”

Read the full story, and see a slide show and video, at OregonLive.com.