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City Lights: Jazz Portraits; Irish Poetry; And More

Mar 17, 2017
COURTESY OF THEATRICAL OUTFIT

Friday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Courtesy of Theatrical Outfit

Reading liner notes, talking to aficionados and library research guided Birmingham-based Leanna Leithauser-Lesley's portraits of jazz musicians.

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Her collection is now on display at Theatrical Outfit in conjunction with their production of "Simply Simone," a revue of Nina Simone’s music, which opens next week.

These are not paintings: Leithauser-Lesley does her portraiture in needle point.