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Barry Manilow donates piano to FWCS

FORT WAYNE – Barry Manilow is kicking off an instrument drive for Fort Wayne Community Schools by donating a new Yamaha piano to the district, the district and his publicist said Friday.

Those who donate a new or gently used instrument at Memorial Coliseum will receive two free tickets for pre-selected seat locations at Manilow’s April 18 concert in Fort Wayne, the announcement said.

It said the instrument drop-off location at the Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., will be open from 10 a.m. through 6 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

The performance is at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are also available at 1-800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

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