APPLETON - Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary has family ties to Minnesota and will be featured on Pioneer Public Television's weekly program Postcards Sunday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m.
"Yarrow's generous character shines in this episode of Postcards through his strong connection with his family and the local community. It was an honor to join the Yarrows on tour and in their Willmar home to get a first-hand look at the their vast experience in the music and political world. This is a story about music, family and the inspiration of western Minnesota," said Dana Johnson, executive producer.
Yarrow takes Pioneer on a "magical" journey with a sneak peek at their unique Rochester concert, where son Christopher joins him on tour, and experience a one-of-a-kind performance of the hit Puff the Magic Dragon. The family shares their love of music, including performing on stage as a family, and strong connections to western Minnesota.
Postcards is a weekly program featuring the art, history and cultural heritage of western Minnesota and beyond. Postcards has given Pioneer the unique opportunity to tell the stories of many historical and cultural aspects of Minnesota, archiving stories that may one day be lost if they are left untold. Watch Postcards Sundays at 7:00 p.m., Mondays at 1:30 p.m. or Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. or watch Postcards online at Pioneer onDemand at video.pioneer.org or www.youtube.com/pioneerpublic. Get special web-only extras for Postcards and other Pioneer programming on our blog at pioneerpublictv.wordpress.com. For more information about Postcards, go to www.pioneer.org/postcards.
Pioneer Public Television is a 46-year-old viewer supported educational television station featuring a variety of national and local programs and covering more than 45 rural counties in western Minnesota, northwestern Iowa, eastern South Dakota and beyond. Pioneer can be viewed on KWCM Channel 10 - Appleton, KSMN Channel 20 - Worthington and UHF Channel 49 - Fergus Falls. For more information about Pioneer Public Television, go to www.pioneer.org.