Paula Kirman

Sunday, September 16 @ 4:00 pm
The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse

Paula Eve Kirman is an award-winning activist and musicians writes and performs music with a message. Whether singing about life, love, social issues, or spirituality, she focuses on the passion behind the words. Many of Paula's songs deal with social justice, in no small part due to her active involvement in the peace movement and a variety of other causes such as poverty and the environment. She performs regularly at festivals and events that promote social justice. One of her songs, “Summer,” tells the story of a homeless woman and” was a finalist in the 2017 International Songwriting Competition, out of 16,000 entries world-wide. In May of 2018, she received the Award of Merit for Advocacy of Social Justice from the Edmonton Social Planning Council as well as a Muse Award from Edmonton Muse Magazine. In December of 2016, she received the Human Rights Champion Award from the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights for being a pioneering media artist and community organizer.

Paula Eve Kirman est une activiste et musicienne primée qui écrit et interprète une musique qui porte un message. Plusieurs des chansons de Paula portent sur les questions sociales, en grande partie due à sa participation dans des mouvements pour la paix, ainsi que toutes sortes de causes en lien avec la pauvreté et l’environnement. Une de ses chansons, « Summer », a été finaliste lors d‘une compétition internationale d’écriture en 2017, se qualifiant parmi 16,000 participations venant des quatre coins du monde.