A Veteran Writes: Collateral Damage by Wolfgang P. May

Sat 24 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

Collateral Damage by Wolfgang P. May As a former Intelligence Operations Officer of our 4th US Armored Division in Goeppingen, Germany and Advisory Team Leader in Vietnam, I firmly believe that we must stop the wars in our world before they put an end to what remains of humanity. After completing my service in Vietnam, […]

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NY Benefit 27 Sep for Five Year Plan: book to benefit Doctors Without Borders @MSF_USA Mitchell-Innes & Nash 534 W26th St

Dear Ms Ono, We are having a 5 Year Plan benefit for Doctors Without Borders at Mitchell-Innes & Nash (534 w.26th St. NYC) on Tuesday Sept. 27th, 6-8pm. The 5 Year Plan is giving the first $25,000 profits from the book to Doctors Without Borders, any profit after that will go to a further cycle […]

Yoko Ono cover feature on Dossier issue 8

Thu 22 Sep 2011 - Interviews & Articles

Dossier Issue 8 was released this week. It features contributions from Kiki Smith, Yoko Ono, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Michael Stipe, Stevie Nicks, George Saunders, Robert Longo, Tom Sachs, Cyprien Gallard, Aimee Mullins, Nate Lowman, Devendra Banhart, Sloane Crosley, Olympia Le-Tan, AF Vandevorst and many others. You can order the new issue here, or find it on a newsstand.

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YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND to play Iceland Airwaves 2011 Festival: Oct 13th 2011

Wed 21 Sep 2011 - Music

YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND, formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono before the dissolution of the Beatles, joins Polaris Music Prize Winner Owen Pallett, synth siren Glasser and Bristol’s Zun Zun Egui on this year’s Iceland Airwaves line-up. The festival, which runs from 12-16 of October in Reykjavík, also sees more Icelandic additions, including […]

Peace One Day: 21 Sept 2011

Wed 21 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

It’s Time for Action. The Action is Peace. And I say it again: War Is Over if you want it. I love you!
yoko

Peace Day (and the Global Truce on Peace Day 2012) is not only about creating peace between nations, it’s about non-violence in our homes, communities and schools. Peace Day is therefore relevant to every human being on the planet and each of us has a role to play. Ultimately, it is your support that will help make it a reality. Peace Day 21 September is the starting point.

Join our Facebook communitysubscribe to our YouTube channelfollow us on Twitter and share this information with as many people as possible.

Register your support for the Global Truce on Peace Day 2012 here and find out how you can get more involved and take action on Peace Day by visiting our ‘What Can I Do’ section.

By working together there will be Peace One Day. Thank you.
Jeremy Gilley

 

The New York Times: Exploring a Career Before, and Beyond, ‘John and Yoko’

Tue 20 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions News

IN 1968, Kevin Concannon was a 12-year-old Beatles fan when an avant-garde artist named Yoko Ono started appearing in press stories linking her with John Lennon. “It was my first exposure ever to a real live artist, and especially a real live avant-garde conceptual artist,” recalled Dr. Concannon, who has a doctorate in art history […]

 

Stony Brook Students and Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE

Tue 20 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions News

“War Is Over (If You Want It)” proclaims one of the pieces at Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Exhibit. This message of peace is probably as pertinent in this generation, an era replete with wars in Libya and in the ongoing War On Terror. The exhibit, which is set to run in the Staller Art Center […]

 

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

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. LENNONYC wins a PEABODY AWARD A record 38 recipients of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards were […]

Bob Gruen’s new book ‘Rock Seen’ & upcoming events

Sun 18 Sep 2011 - Yoko reads

Bob’s book ‘Rock Seen’ is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Sept 23 – IPC Book signing
Sept 26 – Q&A 92Y TIbeca
Sept 30 – Marc Jacobs store book signing
Oct 5th – Morrison Hotel Gallery book signing

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TIME: Yoko Ono Is Following You (and 692,318 Other People)

Sat 17 Sep 2011 - Social Networks

By Graeme McMillan, TIME Magazine, September 13, 2011 Yoko Ono is more interested in the lives of strangers than you are. In fact, you might be able to make the argument that she’s more interested in the lives of strangers than anyone else, as she’s currently following 692,318 people on Twitter (as I type these words), more than any […]

 

Popnography: Yoko Ono is a Chart-Topping Diva Who Loves Lady Gaga

Wed 14 Sep 2011 - Music

It’s true. Not only has the 78-year-old artist hit #1 this week on the Billboard Dance Club Play singles chart with “Talking to the Universe, ” she’s also a big fan of Lady Gaga. Gay.net reports that Ono is making a fierce comeback as a diva of dance music with her latest chart-topper being her seventh consecutive No. 1 dance single and her ninth overall.

“Isn’t that amazing?” Ono said. “I can’t believe it. But it’s a good song.”

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John Lennon IMAGINE City of Hope T-Shirt

Mon 12 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

Now is the time to support innovative research and treatment in search of cures for cancer, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS. That’s why we have teamed up with City of Hope. City of Hope is recognised worldwide for its innovative science and compassionate patient care that saves lives worldwide.

When you purchase a T-shirt, you help City of Hope shorten the time it takes to get from bold, innovative ideas to powerful new medical treatments. 50% of the purchase price (exclusive of shipping & handling, and taxes) of each shirt sold will be donated directly to COH for research, treatment and education.

More info at www.cityofhope.org.

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Chalk4Peace August-October 2011 – LOCATIONS UPDATED

Mon 12 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

Coming soon to a pavement near you… The 6th year Worldwide CHALK4PEACE. The global chalk art project 4 peace: 2011 August-October. “A thousand artists in the streets on their hands and knees, drawing their own conclusions when we CHALK4PEACE…” More details at: www.chalk4peace.org www.chalk4peace.blogspot.com  CHALK4PEACE Locations 2011 Aug 7 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas , VI Aug 25-26 Grundschule […]

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Australian X Factor 2011 Auditions – Emmanuel Kelly sings IMAGINE

Fri 09 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

Message from Yoko Ono Thank you, Emmanuel. You sang beautifully! Thank you. John would have been proud of you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Love, yoko Singer Emmanuel Kelly wows The X Factor judges by Fiona Byrne, Herald Sun PLUCKY Melbourne singer Emmanuel Kelly is dreaming of a recording career after moving tough judges […]

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ONO: Talking To The Universe #1 on Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart

Thu 08 Sep 2011 - Music News

YOKO ONO AGAIN REACHES THE COVETED NUMBER ONE SPOT ON BILLBOARD’S HOT DANCE CLUB PLAY CHART WITH HER LATEST SUMMER ANTHEM   TALKING TO THE UNIVERSE   FEATURING SCORCHING REWORKS BY RALPHI ROSARIO, DAVE AUDE, JUAN MACLEAN, EDDIE AMADOR, CHRIS COX, YIANNIS, RICHARD MOREL, HARLUM, CHRIS THE GREEK & TONY MARINOS YOKO ONO continues her […]

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IMAGINE to be played on the bells of Exeter Cathedral on 9/11

Thu 08 Sep 2011 - Imagine All The People

IMAGINE: A Sound Art Performance – Exeter Cathedral 2011 Commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a recital of John Lennon’s anti war song ‘Imagine’ will be performed on the bells of Exeter Cathedral and broadcast live online. Imagine reinvents a British folk art form to serve as a memoriam and encourage reflection upon religious tolerance […]

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Group Show: Underwood (Typed Art) (Gallery 1900-2000, Paris, France)

Sun 04 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Underwood
Gallery 1900-2000, 8 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
Tel: +33143258420
12 Oct – 12 Nov 2011

 

Group Show: Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale (Incheon, South Korea)

Sun 04 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale is distinguished from other biennials held internationally and domestically by its exclusive focus on women artists. The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale reflects the interest in women artists in each country and their increased numbers in the art world overall. Visitors of the biennale have the opportunity to learn about the region’s historical significance that defines Incheon as an important hub city in Northeastern Asia.

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Playing For Change Day Sept 17th 2011. Play A Song. Build A School. Change The World.

Mon 29 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

Our vision is to inspire a global community of musicians and fans on street corners, sidewalks, cafés, and concert halls for the 1st annual Playing For Change Day. Sign up and perform to help raise money to build schools, support music and arts programs, purchase instruments, and connect students around the world. Or make a donation and help spread peace through the power of music.

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The Opportunity: After Utøya by Davíð Stefánsson

Mon 22 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

by Davíð Stefánsson, The Reykjavik Grapevine I don’t know much about Jens Stoltenberg. He is a Norwegian politician and I assume he’s no better or worse than his colleagues. But I would like to elaborate on a few words delivered by Stoltenberg during a memorial service, words which have circulated the web following the terrorist […]

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