@EarthHour at 8:30pm tonight: Dare the world to Save The Planet

Sat 31 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

Dear Friends,
Tonight is the night we turn our lights off for an hour at 8:30 pm for Earth Hour.
From the Empire State Building in New York, to the Eiffel Tower in France, to Wat Arun Buddhist temple in Thailand, cities, businesses, governments and millions of people are standing together in a collective display of commitment to protect our planet. Will you be among them?

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Watch this film: #BULLY. Take a Stand for Peace. Make a difference. Say no to Bullying. love, yoko

Fri 30 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied, making it the most common form of violence young people in the U.S. experience. Directed by Sundance & Emmy award winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, Bully is a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary. At its heart are those with the most at stake and whose stories each […]

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Yoko Ono photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel

Wed 28 Mar 2012 - Films & Videos

Yoko Ono photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel “The Chanel jacket has become the symbol of a certain elegance, feminine, with an air of nonchalance, classic and timeless, that is of all times,” said Karl Lagerfeld in Paris after the photo shoot of the book The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld […]

 

The Sunday Telegraph: Yoko Ono interview – ‘Numero Ono’

Mon 26 Mar 2012 - Interviews & Articles

Interview by Chrissy Iley, The Sunday Telegraph, 25 March 2012. Yoko Ono noiselessly taps at her MacBook. Everything about her is quiet and compact – even the keyboard on her computer hardly makes a sound. She is wearing a black fitted jacket and trousers. It is low cut and reveals a tiny womanly figure. Her […]

 

Group Show: Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought (Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, USA)

Sat 24 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Trees are the focus of a three-part exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. “Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought,” inspired by the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat (the New Year for the Trees), is on view through May 28. Part One is The Dorothy Saxe Invitational. More than 50 artists from across the […]

 

♫Listen to ‘Songs for Spring’ – 20 tracks performed, selected & sequenced by Yoko Ono

Tue 20 Mar 2012 - Music

listen to Yoko Ono – Songs for Spring The first Twenty Songs for Spring, handpicked and sequenced by Yoko Ono, March 2012.     SKY PIECE III spring Imagine a cloud slowly going across the sky and back. Send a postcard to your friend.     love, yoko

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So, is Dimock’s Water Really Safe to Drink? by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica

Tue 20 Mar 2012 - Awards, Imagine All The People

So, is Dimock’s Water Really Safe to Drink? by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica, March 20, 2012, 2:42 p.m. When the Environmental Protection Agency announced last week that tests showed the water is safe to drink in Dimock, Penn., a national hot spot for concerns about fracking, it seemed to vindicate the energy industry’s insistence that drilling […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER to be relit 20-27 March at 8pm

Mon 19 Mar 2012 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

To celebrate the first week of Spring and John & Yoko’s 43rd wedding anniversary, The City of Reykjavík will be relighting Yoko Ono’s artwork IMAGINE PEACE TOWER from 8pm until midnight, every night from 20th-27th March 2012.

Join us live at http://IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com where you can send your wishes & watch live at these times:

        8pm – 12pm Liverpool & London
        4pm – 8pm New York
        1pm – 5pm Los Angeles
        5am – 9am Tokyo

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April 11: A Bid To Save The Earth: Christie’s Green Auction 2012

Thu 15 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

Yoko Ono Lennon is on the Honorary Host Committee for Christie’s 2012 Green Auction on April 11 in NYC. Last year $2.4m was raised for four of the world’s leading science-based environmental nonprofits: Oceana, National Resources Defense Council, Central Park Conservancy and Conservation International.

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Greenpeace – Lessons from Fukushima

Sun 11 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

This report, commissioned by Greenpeace International, addresses what lessons can be taken away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. The one-year memorial of the accident offers a unique opportunity to ask ourselves what the tragedy has taught us. And it also raises the question, are we prepared to learn?

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ONE YEAR ON: Yoko Ono: Message to Japanese people affected by the Sendai Quake & Tsunami, 2011

Message to the Japanese people affected by the Sendai Earthquake & Tsunami by Yoko Ono, 11 March 2011 My dear people of Japan, I feel numb now, as if I was there myself and hit with this disaster as you have been. Only just recently I visited Tokyo, and was delighted how beautiful, clean and […]

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Yoko Ono: I Want You To Remember Me / おぼえてて (Gallery 360º, Tokyo, Japan)

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

I WANT YOU TO REMEMBER ME / OBOETETE is a dramatic new installation of YOKO ONO dealing with shattered lives, loss and remembrance. Inspired by her own experiences of growing up in war-torn Japan, displacement and awareness of the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and now by the events of March 2011, ONO has created […]

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Yoko Ono: Uncursed (Galerie LeLong, NY, USA)

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

An installation of doors and figurative transparent sculptures form the nucleus of multi-media artist Yoko Ono’s second solo exhibition at Galerie Lelong, Uncursed. Yoko Ono says: When we were children, we learnt at our elementary school how the warrior, Shikanosuke Yamanaka, vowed to endure seven misfortunes and eight sufferings, thereby giving all the negative things […]

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ONE YEAR ON: Yoko Ono on CNN: “We have to start bringing out the energy, resilience and wisdom that we have” (15 March 2011)

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

“We are all together in spirit, and we have to start bringing out our super power which is the energy, resilience and wisdom that we have.” Yoko Ono on ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’, CNN Yoko Ono: Japan has to bring out “the energy, resilience and wisdom that we have” Yoko Ono was an exclusive guest on […]

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On the anniversary of 3/11: SURVIVING JAPAN – UPDATE from Director Chris Noland

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

Back This Project $1 minimum pledge   UPDATE from Director Chris Noland, 3/11/2012 Dear Yoko and readers of IMAGINEPEACE.com, This is Chris Noland. I thought I would bring you up to what is currently going on with our SURVIVING JAPAN film project. It has been one year since my life changed forever in Tokyo on 11 […]

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The Lighter by Yoko Ono

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Written work

Karuizawa is an old summer resort in Japan very much like the Hamptons except it’s in the mountains. There is a coffee house in a pine forest near Karuizawa. John & I fell in love with the place, and found ourselves going there almost every day with Sean. To get there, you had to go cycling for about 30 minutes from the town of Karuizawa. But we loved going there. There was a big hammock in the backyard, and John, Sean and I used to spend the afternoon lying in it, giggling, singing, and watching the sky…

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Group Show: Incognito (Santa Monica MoA, USA)

Fri 09 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

PRECOGNITO & INCOGNITO 2012 March 15- 17, 2012 INCOGNITO Saturday, March 17, 7 – 10 pm Doors open at 7 pm sharp With original artworks by 500 contemporary artists, INCOGNITO features work by luminaries including Yoko Ono, John Baldessari, Mark Bradford, and Judy Chicago, as well as a host of emerging talent. This spirited evening encourages attendees—from […]

 

Group Show: Miracles, Art, Science & Religion (Kunsthalle Krems, Austria)

Thu 08 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Miracles, Art, Science & Religion 4 March 2012 to 1 July 2012 Opening Sat, 03. March 2012, 11:00 The miracle is a concept that breaks through boundaries. This exhibition makes use of its explosive potential, following the traces of the miraculous in different disciplines and throughout different periods in history. Centered around works of contemporary […]

 

Group Show: Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan (Moscow MoMA, Russia)

Mon 05 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan Section 1: Reality/Ordinary world The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, presents the exhibition Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan intended to introduce the general public to the art trends of Contemporary Japan. The ‘double perspective’ is provided here by two curators from two […]

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Listen to Yoko Ono on Desert Island Discs (BBC Radio 4, UK) from June 2007

Fri 02 Mar 2012 - Radio & TV

This Week’s Guest: Yoko Ono 10 June 2007, Repeated 15 June 2007 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. Then, depending on who you listen to, she either stole him from the […]

 

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