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Compassion Concert: Perla Batalla in the House of Cohen

With ongoing turbulence and struggles around the world, the Compassion Concert offers an opportunity to enjoy an evening of the arts in an intimate setting. Singer-songwriter Perla Batalla will perform Perla Batalla in the House of Cohen, a tribute to her friend and mentor Leonard Cohen. The Concert will also showcase the most recent work of the Blum Center.

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Perla Batalla consistently earns critical acclaim for her unique voice and culture-merging compositions.

The evening reveals the timelessness of Cohen’s art through Perla Batalla’s signature crosscultural style, to convey her sincere respect and deep love for the music, the poetry, and most of all for her dear friend, Leonard Cohen.



Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30pm

Winifred Smith Hall
4004 Mesa Road, Irvine, CA 92617

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Arts / Humanities, Concert, Music


Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students, Graduate Students





Social Ecology



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Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation

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