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27 March JAPAN BENEFIT Concert: YOKO ONO, Sean Lennon, Sonic Youth, Mike Patton, Cibo Matto & more (Miller Theater Columbia University, NY)

  What happened is not just what happened in Japan. It is affecting our planet in a big way. And our hearts are beating in unison all over the world. Let's come together and pray. Give generously and quickly to the ones who are in pain for having lost so much. Whatever you [...]

2011-03-30T17:03:17-05:00March 24th, 2011|Awards, Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono Lennon’s Courage Awards for the Arts 2011: Simone Forti, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Meredith Monk, Yvonne Rainer

The 2011 Courage Awards for the Arts were presented to Simone Forti, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Meredith Monk and Yvonne Rainer by Yoko Ono Lennon, at a private ceremony at The Modern, New York City, on Sunday, 27th February 2011. Yoko Ono Lennon said about this year’s awards: “I am very honoured to be giving the Courage [...]

2011-03-01T20:04:38-05:00March 1st, 2011|Awards, Imagine All The People|

New version of IMAGINE wins a GRAMMY for Herbie Hancock, India Arie, Pink, Seal & Jeff Beck

GRAMMY: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals Herbie Hancock's The Imagine Project. Song: Imagine, featuring Pink, Seal, India Arie. Congratulations to Herbie Hancock - awarded a GRAMMY for 'Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals' for his version of the John Lennon song "Imagine", featuring vocals from India Arie, Pink, Seal and guitar work from Jeff Beck. He collected [...]

2011-02-15T02:46:26-05:00February 15th, 2011|Awards, Yoko listens|

The LennonOno Grant For Peace 2010

Mayor of Reykjavik Jon Gnarr, Alice Walker, Michael Pollan, Yoko Ono, Josh Fox, Barbara Kowalcyk The Lennon Ono Grant for Peace 2010 The LennonOno Grant for Peace was created to honour Yoko Ono Lennon's late husband John’s dedication to peace and commitment to the preservation of human rights. Created in 2002, this biennial award has [...]

2014-08-29T17:01:25-05:00October 12th, 2010|Awards|

Unmixed Q&A + FREE download ♬ ONO “Give Me Something” (Junior Boys Remix)

Yoko Ono has had four consecutive No. 1 hits on the Dance/Club song charts, heralding what she calls the "new era of Yoko Ono." Surprisingly, she says this success originated from something akin to rebellion against her father. Ono was only about four years old when her father, a brilliant pianist, decided she should have formal musical schooling in her home country of Japan. From there, she learned pitch, chords, harmony, melodies both in class and through frequent concerts given before parent-filled audiences.

2011-05-09T02:47:17-05:00May 8th, 2010|Awards, Discography, Music|

Yoko Ono receives 2010 Distinguished Service To The Visual Arts Award From Art Table

by Rachel D. Vancelette, Italian Vogue Yoko Ono receives 2010 Distinguished Service To The Visual Arts Award From Art Table. Because she "continues to provoke the future" The 30th Anniversary honored Yoko Ono, avant-guard visionary and philanthropist for groundbreaking work in art, music and filmmaking, who has challenged all traditional boundaries in her long and [...]

2010-04-26T05:55:48-05:00April 16th, 2010|Awards, What can I do?|

Group Show: Tribeca Film Festival Art Awards, sponsored by CHANEL [New York, USA]

Each year, a group of acclaimed New York based artists contributes original artwork that is exhibited during the Festival before serving as filmmaker awards for 10 winning directors. This years artists are Yoko Ono, Stephen Posen, Maira Kalman, Stephen Hannock, Vik Muniz, Clifford Ross, Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Maurizio Galimberti, Spencer Platt, [...]

2010-04-30T03:23:40-05:00April 8th, 2010|Awards, Events & Exhibitions|

“All Together Now” Wins A Grammy!

"All Together Now," the documentary about the making of The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil's show "The Beatles: LOVE," won Best Long Form Music Video at the 52nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night. The director Adrian Wills and the film's producers Martin Bolduc and Jonathan Clyde were at the event to collect the [...]

2010-04-26T06:00:55-05:00February 1st, 2010|Awards, Beatles News|

Stella McCartney receives a GLAMOUR Women of the Year award from Yoko, Olivia & Barbara

All three of us came together with a deep feeling of love and joy for Stella's accomplishment. Stella is family. I remember her from when she was a baby. Never thought that this baby would grow into such a magical person. Her creativity shows her free soul. And with that, she is giving a lot [...]

2010-04-26T06:00:59-05:00November 10th, 2009|Awards, Beatles News, Feature, Imagine All The People|

Yoko Ono – 2009 Cooper Union Urban Visionary award for Visual Art

150th Anniversary Urban Visionaries Award Dinner and Silent Art Auction Monday, November 2, 2009 Honoring distinguished figures whose outstanding contributions to city life exemplify the values championed by The Cooper Union. DINNER CHAIRS Corice Canton Arman Clo and Charles S. Cohen Anita and Neal Slavin 2009 Urban Visionaries Honorees URBAN CITIZENSHIP Terry J. Lundgren is Chairman, [...]

2010-04-26T06:01:07-05:00October 30th, 2009|Awards, YOKO ONO|

KPFK Peace Awards – 50th Anniversary Concert Celebration – LA 9th Oct

KPFK PEACE AWARDS & 5Oth ANNIVERSARY & CONCERT CELEBRATION! A BENEFIT FOR KPFK RADIO 90.7 FM LOS ANGELES FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2009 5:30 P.M. (V.I.P. Reception) 7:00 P.M. (Concert & Awards) Ford Amphitheatre - Hollywood For VIP ticket reservations please call the Ford Box Office at (323) 461-3673 To reserve all other tickets online click here [...]

2010-04-26T06:01:19-05:00October 2nd, 2009|About IMAGINE PEACE, Awards|

Yoko launches John Lennon Imagine Awards at Liverpool John Moores University

Yoko Ono is awarding £260,000 to Liverpool John Moores University to establish a new fund for disadvantaged students. Aimed at young people who have been in care or become estranged from their families, the John Lennon Imagine Awards will offer support to the students, both financial and practical, to ensure they benefit from their time [...]

2012-10-26T06:22:44-05:00September 22nd, 2009|Awards, Imagine All The People|

Yoko Ono receives the Lifetime Achievement Golden Lion at Venice Biennale 2009

Yoko Ono was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale 2009 Yoko Ono receives the Golden Lion she was awarded for her career from Venice Mayor Massimo Cacciari during the inauguration ceremony of the 53rd Biennale International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy, Saturday, June 6, 2009 Yoko Ono with Daniel Birnbaum, director of [...]

Yoko Ono Grants Iceland Peace Award

Yoko Ono granted both the Icelandic nation and Indian scientist Dr. Vandana Shiva with the LennonOno Peace Award at the relighting of the Imagine Peace Tower on Videy island off Reykjavík on the occasion of John Lennon’s birthday yesterday. “To my knowledge an entire nation has not been granted such an award before. I’m therefore [...]

2014-08-29T17:01:38-05:00October 10th, 2008|Awards, Imagine All The People|
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