Rainbow Mountain on Summer Solstice Morning – 12-21-16 (Hobart, Tasmania , view across the Derwent River from Bellerive)
PEACE AND PLANET
On Earth Day, April 22, 2015, members of the Coalition Against Endless War (based in Highland Park, N)J hosted Peace Walkers from the Peace Pagoda in Massachusetts on their way to New York City to participate in the Peace and Planet march and rally at the United Nations to call for the abolition of all nuclear weapons. The Coalition invited Sharleen to perform topical music for the peacemakers on their stopover. She was joined by songs4peace members Ingrid Heldt and Linda Phillips.
A TIME FOR PETE
Tribute to Pete Seeger on his 90th birthday . . .
May 3, 2009
(l-r): On December 9, 2015 Sharleen teamed up with Sussex County Community College's Social Science Department Chairperson Naomi Miller (backup vocals and guitar) to perform a concert hosted by the new leadership of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Adjunct Faculty Local. On what would have been John Lennon's 75 Birthday, Sharleen and Naomi led the assembled faculty members in a moving sing-a-long of his songs "Help" and "Imagine."
Songwriter-Activists John Fisher (left) and Steve Siegelbaum (right), members of the Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse, with Sharleen after presenting the "Protest Songwriting and Activism" panel at the Left Forum Conference on March 18, 2012 at PACE University in New York City.
(l-r): Sharleen with singer-songwriter and activist Bev Grant at Peoples Voice Café in NYC on October 15, 2011 where we shared the evening and performed Walter Robinson's "Harriet Tubman" together.
(l-r): Sharleen with Democracy Now! host, independent journalist and media reform activist Amy Goodman after her lecture at Raritan Valley Community College in North Branch, New Jersey (signing her book, "Breaking the Sound Barrier").
(l-r): Sharleen singing "Shenandoah" with native American artist Joanne Shenandoah at the Peoples Voice Cafe in New York City on April 9, 2011.
(l-r): Milagros Cabreja, Nancy Lukas (owners, Inspired Gems Spiritual Center in N. Plainfield, NJ) with Linda Phillips (percussion), Gina Tlamsa (flute and keyboards) and Sharleen at the March 25, 2012 songs4peace Benefit Concert for Women's Health and Counseling Center in Somerville, NJ.
Clearwater Circle of Song with activist Isis (on drum) and host (singer-songwriter and activist) Ingrid Heldt in Asbury Park in June 2011
Sharleen performing with Gina Tlamsa at Rumors for Peace benefit concert for Garden State Equality in Stirling, New Jersey on February 19, 2012 (two days after Marriage Equality Bill passed NJ Legislature). Photo by Maureen Sheridan, Stone Soup NJ
with Maire & Amy of Virago performing for Coalition for Peace Action in Princeton, NJ on 8th anniversary of Iraq War - March 2011
Singer-songwriter for Peace Ingrid Heldt with Sharleen and unknown DC drummer who showed up to play for peace in front of Capitol as Democrats took majority control of Congress in January 2007
Receiving Peace Patriot Award from Rev. Robert Moore, Director of Coalition for Peace Action based in Princeton, New Jersey for cultural contribution to the Peace Movement - July 3, 2011
with Singer-Songwriter and Harpist extraordinaire Moya Brennan at Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio on August 7, 2011
(l-r): Eliza Gilkerson, a truly great singer-songwriter, recording artist and wise woman, with Sharleen at Joe's Pub in Greenwich Village, NYC on January 9, 2012. (Red Horse Concert)
(l-r): Christmas Day 2011 with Carol Levasseur, artist, gardener, animal rescuer, songs4peace photographer, videographer, peace and justice activist . . . and a living angel who was by my side for almost ten years. Still hard to believe she has left this world. The water is wide.
performing at the afterschool guitar program finale in Bridgewater, NJ_2007