John Lennon in gold for charity from Coins Weekly A one-off strike of the GBP 5 John Lennon silver coin in 22 carat gold is to be auctioned by the Imagine Appeal. The auction will be conducted by Bonham’s on 29th June. Numismatic history was made last year when the production of a new Alderney [...]
Dovedale Primary School Yoko Ono greets children, fans and Sure Start members during an emotional visit to John Lennon's former school, Dovedale Junior in Liverpool, where she opened The Sure Start Children’s Centre - a new children's and community centre. The Sure Start Children’s Centre is a joint project between Dovedale Junior and Dovedale Infants schools - [...]
Cilla Black today honoured "fifth Beatle" Brian Epstein - the man who set her on the path to fame. Former chart star, turned TV host, Black unveiled a plaque to mark the location of her former manager's London office in Covent Garden. Epstein, who guided the career of the Beatles until his death in 1967, [...]
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Hooray for our family of Peace! We are Top Ten now. Keep IMAGINE PEACE in your heart. We are together. love, yoko
by Susan Kraemer, Clean Technica Every barrel of oil extracted in the US also produces ten barrels of hot fluids in addition to the oil. Why not use that potential energy in the waste heat? Rather than discard that “geothermal” resource created by the process of oil extraction, the DOE is going to show the [...]
On Wednesday 23 September 2009, President Michelle Bachelet of Chile awarded the Bernardine Higgins Great Official Gold Order to the Japanese artist Yoko Ono. Footage here.
With his enormous talent, Michael kept giving us power, inspiration and joy. Yet he knew that the world was not kind to him for many reasons, some of it going right back to racism. That must have been so hard for him. His various attempts to be loved by the world equaled the pain he [...]
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 [...]
Video - Liverpool Cathedral Bells play Lennon’s Imagine By Ian Jackson, Art in Liverpool.com, 16 May 2009 Actually being there in front of the great cathedral with a crowd of people listening intently was quite an experience. It sounded quite melancholic and moving but it maybe doesn’t translate well onto this bit of video. The [...]
by Sukhdev Sandhu, The Daily Telegraph, May 5, 2009 I was flicking through the news pages of one of the broadsheets last week when a photograph of a young woman caught my eye. It was in black and white, and seemed to have been taken some time in the 1960s. Slender, attractive, long flowing hair: she [...]
By Chris Bond, Yorkshire Post, 25 March 2009 By the mid-1960s, revolution was in the air and nowhere was this more evident than in art. A decade after Jackson Pollock's paint extravaganzas had confounded critics, pop art pioneers like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein were turning the art world on its head. Amid this cultural [...]
Celebrating 40 years anniversary of The Bed-in for Peace From the 21st until the 29th of March a commemoration about the legendary Bed-in for Peace will be held in the Hilton Amsterdam with a tripartite photo exhibition 'From Holland with Peace'. Bed-in for Peace Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono stayed in the [...]
by Giacinta Pace, MSNBC Each month, Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity’s work on behalf of a specific cause. This month, Yoko Ono, Natasha Bedingfield and Pat Monahan tell us about their work with the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a mobile audio and high-definition video recording and production facility on wheels that travels across the [...]
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) has been sworn in as the 44th US president of the United States of America. He is the first African American to hold the office. An estimated two million people converged on Washington DC, enduring sub-zero temperatures to attend his inauguration. Here is his inauguration speech in full. I stand [...]
IMAGINE PEACE love, yoko you can download full-size versions to print out here: A3 size | A4 size.
For the second consecutive year proceeds will benefit World Hunger Year, the outstanding organization dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty founded by Bill Ayres and legendary folksinger Harry Chapin. The show features a stellar line-up of accomplished singer-songwriters: Rosanne Cash, Cliff Eberhardt, Vance Gilbert, Carrie Rodriguez, The Kennedys, Erin McKeown, Karlus Trapp and a surprise guest! [...]
Maya Stendhal Gallery is delighted to announce Jonas Mekas: New Work, which will be on view from November 13, 2008 through February 21, 2009. The exhibition will present the world premiere of Jonas Mekas’ latest 4-monitor video installation entitled Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR (2008). Also on view for the first time will be new [...]
Yoko Ono performed at the opening ceremony for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, wearing white, like many of the others who performed during the ceremony, to symbolize the snow that makes the Winter Olympics possible. She read a free verse poem from a prepared script calling for peace in the world. The [...]