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MPR's 50th Anniversary Block Party


Save the date for MPR's 50th Anniversary Block Party!

Head to downtown St. Paul on Saturday, October 7, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m for this free, family-friendly celebration that will feature all of our regional services (MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current) with live music, food trucks, art activities and more.

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      Minnesota Orchestra: Celebrating Finland's Centennial

      Osmo Vanska, conductor

      Led by Osmo Vanska, the Minnesota Orchestra celebrates the 100th year of the Republic of Finland with a concert program featuring Finnish music and Finnish violinist Elina Vahala. In attendance for this concert will be Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and his wife, Mrs. Jenni Haukio. Classical MPR will air the live broadcast of this concert, starting at 8 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 22.