A NIGHT OF SONG AND CONVERSATION WITH PETER YARROW
Monroe Township, Middlesex County 08831
New Jersey RPCV Nancie Gunkleman is involved in the Monroe Cultural Arts Commission ( www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com) and has invited RPCVs to attend a performance by Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary) at:
“A Night of Song and Conversation with Peter Yarrow”
Peter Yarrow’s talents as a creative artist, both with the legendary trio and as a solo performer, are frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring. His gift for songwriting has produced some of the most moving songs from Peter, Paul & Mary, and The Great Mandala. As a member of the renowned musical trio, Yarrow has earned multiple gold and platinum albums, as well as numerous GRAMMYs.
Over the years, many issues have moved Peter to commit his time and talent: equal rights, peace, the environment, gender equality, homelessness, hospice care, and education. All have utilized his skills as both a performer and an organizer. Peter Yarrow’s life and work, culminating in the founding and leadership of Operation Respect with it’s “Don’t Laugh at Me” initiative is based on his passionate belief that music, with its power to build community and catalyze change, can be a particularly powerful organizing tool.