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VIDEO: see and hear 20 of the Pan Am pianos that have popped up around the city

Those Pan Am–sponsored pianos we told you about are now in full use at 41 public spaces around Toronto, and last Friday, recreational pianist Marc Soares took 12 hours to embark on a piano-thon. Soares sought out 20 of the individually painted instruments and serenaded passersby with Scott Joplin’s “Maple Leaf Rag.” The resulting video is a ragtime-infused tour of the individually painted instruments (we especially like the jazzy glitter on the piano at Brookfield Place). [h/t Reddit]