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John Lennon documentary LENNONYC wins the EMMY for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series 2011

John Lennon NYC T-Shirt NYC ©1974 Bob Gruen www.bobgruen.com LENNONYC wins the EMMY for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series 2011 Congratulations to: Susan Lacy, Executive Producer Stanley Buchthal, Executive Producer Michael Cohl, Executive Producer Prudence Glass, Series Producer Julie Sacks, Supervising Producer Michael Epstein, Producer & Director Jessica Levin, Producer. Susan Lacy and Yoko [...]

2012-08-20T08:46:38+00:00 September 19th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions, Films & Videos, Yoko watches|

Exposing the Military’s First Amendment Violations: Please donate to help @Truthout continue to make an impact

Dear Friends, Since I just came back from Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the danger of nuclear power has been very strong in my mind. Then, I read the following statement by Truthout (below). A Nuclear Weapon is a very dangerous weapon to be used by anybody and any organization. It is insanity to [...]

2011-08-22T04:24:04+00:00 August 19th, 2011|Imagine All The People, Written work, Yoko reads|

MUST READ: July Newsletter by John Perkins

by John Perkins Dear Friends, As I write this, I am watching the economic chaos in Greece. I’m sure we’re all sharing the feelings of fear of economic collapse that is rampant among the other European countries – and in fact, around the world. These events are classic cases of what I detail in my [...]

2011-07-18T15:41:49+00:00 July 18th, 2011|Yoko reads|

Linda McCartney – Life in Photographs (Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NY, USA) June 2 – July 29

LINDA McCARTNEY : LIFE IN PHOTOGRAPHS BONNI BENRUBI GALLERY, NYC JUNE 2ND - JULY 29TH, 2011   As women artists, we were branches of the same tree called INVISIBLE. Linda, it's so nice to see your work being exhibited right in the center of New York City now. Each work shows your incredible sensitivity as [...]

2011-06-29T03:28:42+00:00 June 29th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions, Yoko watches|

Bang On A Can FREE 13 hour marathon (World Financial Center, NYC) June 19th!

On June 19 Bang on a Can returns with its incomparable 13-hour FREE super-mix of ear-bending music featuring over 150 astounding musicians and composers from throughout the world, co-presented by the River to River Festival® and arts>World Financial Center! Be at World Financial Center's Winter Garden at 11AM (sharp!) for the outdoor kick-off on the plaza featuring the [...]

2011-06-18T07:44:58+00:00 June 18th, 2011|Yoko listens|

The doco film Give Up Tomorrow is a must-see, made with passion and love for justice. yoko

    Low budget documentary films are quickly becoming the voice of activists. This one is no exception. It is one of the must sees. The strong title matches the film made with passion and love for justice. yoko In 1997, 19-year-old culinary student Paco Larrañaga was arrested for the kidnap, rape, and murder of [...]

TED Talks: Ron Gutman: The hidden power of smiling

Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this [...]

2011-05-20T06:22:43+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Yoko reads|

STRAWBERRY FIELDS: Central Park’s Memorial to John Lennon by Sara Cedar Miller

STRAWBERRY FIELDS: Central Park's Memorial to John Lennon by Sara Cedar Miller Strawberry Fields is one of the most visited spots in Central Park and one of the most popular tourist attractions in New York City. This keepsake volume (available from Amazon.com here) is a celebration of the 2.5-acre teardrop-shaped living memorial to John Lennon's life [...]

2011-05-14T06:25:35+00:00 May 14th, 2011|Written work, Yoko reads|

♬ Listen to Yoko Ono on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs (from the BBC Radio Archives)

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 10 June 2007 Listen now on BBC iPlayer (45 minutes) Download to keep Kirsty Young's castaway this week is Yoko Ono. She was already an avant-garde artist in her own right when, in 1968, she started dating one of the most famous men in the world, John Lennon. [...]

2011-05-09T02:51:57+00:00 April 24th, 2011|Interviews & Articles, Yoko listens|

For Record Store Day (16th April) – on vinyl – La Carotte Bleue by The GOASTT feat. Mark Ronson & M Chedid

La Carotte Bleue The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl) Previously only available on tour, this new EP* features 8 electric tracks by The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger. With special guests Mark Ronson and Matthieu -M- Chedid. 1. Jardin Du Luxembourg 2. Rainbows In Gasoline 3. Robot [...]

2011-04-22T07:21:46+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Yoko listens|

Download SONGS FOR JAPAN from iTunes. All proceeds go to Japanese Red Cross

Various Artists: Songs for Japan As Japan recovers from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck on March 11th, the world's top recording artists respond to the tragedy with this benefit album. The 38 tracks include some of their biggest hits, featuring "Imagine" by John Lennon, an exclusive remix of Lady GaGa's "Born This Way" [...]

2011-04-03T15:42:53+00:00 April 3rd, 2011|Imagine All The People, Yoko listens|

We Are EQUALS – Daniel Craig, Judy Dench, Jane Goldman & Sam Taylor Wood – for International Women’s Day

JAMES BOND SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY The two-minute short, specially commissioned for International Women’s Day, sees 007 star Daniel Craig undergo a dramatic makeover as he puts himself, quite literally, in a woman’s shoes. Directed by acclaimed ‘Nowhere Boy’ director/conceptual artist Sam Taylor-Wood, scripted by Jane Goldman (‘Kick Ass’) and featuring the voice of Dame [...]

2011-05-09T02:52:06+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Imagine All The People, Yoko watches|

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+00:00 February 15th, 2011|Awards, Yoko listens|

The Beatles LOVE album, App and doco on iTunes

LOVE Born from a personal friendship and mutual admiration between the late George Harrison and Cirque founder Guy Laliberté, LOVE brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil together with the spirit and passion behind the most beloved rock group of all time to create a vivid, intimate and powerful entertainment experience. The international cast of [...]

2011-02-08T15:07:59+00:00 February 8th, 2011|Beatles News|

The Beatles. Now on iTunes.

The Beatles. Now on iTunes. We are proud to announce that The Beatles are now available for the first time on the iTunes Store. http://www.itunes.com/thebeatles Starting today, the band's 13 legendary remastered studio albums with iTunes LPs, the two-volume "Past Masters" compilation and the classic "Red" and "Blue" collections are available for purchase and download [...]

2010-11-16T14:13:44+00:00 November 16th, 2010|Beatles News|