Mary Beth Obermeyer / May 2011
A book that's decades coming, The Biggest Dance is the inside story of how and why 1,801 tap dancers happened to open the arts center, by the soloist who made it happen. A little engine-that-could kind of story, it flew around the world and now taps into the heart of every reader. From 90 towns, ages eight to eighty, they came to the front of the arts center onto Hennepin Avenue, the toughest street of all--only to learn that when they pulled together, they were more alike than different, a new image for the street. And that, truly, is the biggest dance of all.
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