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Portland – Concert
November 15, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$12 - $15
OLS & SPACE present: Leyla McCalla w/ Ahmad Hassan Muhammad (of Jaw Gems). Named 2013’s Album of the Year by the London Sunday Times and Songlines magazine, Leyla McCalla’s debut album, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes, made a profound impression upon all who heard it. The record, which set some of Hughes’ poems to Leyla’s music, and also included original compositions and Haitian folk songs, received rapturous reviews for its haunting mixture of music and message. A Haitian-American who sings in French, Haitian Creole and English, Leyla McCalla plays cello, tenor banjo and guitar. At One Longfellow Square. 8:00-11:00. $12 adv. – $15 day of. FMI: onelongfellowsquare.com..