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Perla Batalla brings Latin and jazz story and music to the zoo.
Part of the Zoo Music Concert Series.
About Perla Batalla
World-class vocalist Perla Batalla is a full-throated songstress who has worked with Leonard Cohen, k.d.lang, Nick Cave and Laurie Anderson. Perla inhabits her music completely, and is "...an astonishingly rich contralto capable of stratospheric arches of unadulterated emotion." (Songtalk Magazine)
Deftly moving through musical genre, Perla will be performing a variety of classic and original material in both English and Spanish, including selections from her award winning Mestiza songcycle, Grammy nominated "Songs of Leonard Cohen, and Perla's own unique take on the great American songbook.
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Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts begin at 7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Animals will be on exhibit.
Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, but please do not bring glass containers or alcoholic beverages into the park. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase.