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


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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

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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Near Cairns, Australia? Donate your spare blankets to MongoliAid. Call 0448908405 or 0418918300

Mon 22 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

Well of hope for Mongolia by Roz Pulley, Cairns Sun, Australia MONGOLIA’S Gobi Desert dwellers and The Beatles may have little in common, but for Cairns humanitarian and radiographer Barry Jiggins they are inextricably linked. Barry’s passion for bringing warmth to the hospitals and orphanages of Mongolia by collecting thousands of blankets has taken up much […]

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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 have its […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER was lit in tribute to people of Norway on August 21st 2011


On the night of August 21st 2011, the City of Reykjavik in collaboration with YOKO ONO lit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on Viðey Island, Reykjavík, Iceland, in tribute to the victims of the 22 July attacks in Oslo and Utøya in Norway. The Norwegian authorities designated this as an official day of mourning and remembrance for […]

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Yoko Ono: The Road Of Hope (Hiroshima MoCA, Japan) Hiroshima Art Prize Exhibition

Fri 12 Aug 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Message from Yoko Ono Trust in the power of human intellect. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude that must never be repeated. Even now, sixty-six years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering. Such is the gravity of the destruction wrought […]

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Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace (Stony Brook University, NY)

Thu 11 Aug 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE: Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace will be presented at the University Art Gallery in the Staller Center from September 6 through October 15. Originally organized by the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, the exhibition was curated by Kevin Concannon and John Noga. The Staller Center […]


On Hiroshima Day August 6th 2011 / On Nagasaki Day August 9th 2011 by YOKO ONO

Tue 09 Aug 2011 - Written work

On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2011 On Nagasaki Day – August 9th, 2011 by YOKO ONO Trust in the power of human intellect and the super ability sleeping in our subconscious. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, sixty six years later, many victims […]


Boing Boing Special Feature: YOKO ONO interview by Xeni Jardin

Sat 06 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. by Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (78), wife of the late John Lennon, was recently honored with the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize, an award for artists whose work has contributed to peace. To commemorate the award, The Hiroshima Museum […]

AFP: Yoko Ono says Japan should look at Iceland

Sat 06 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

TOKYO, Aug 6, 2011 (AFP) Yoko Ono has an idea for her disaster-scarred country Japan — abandon nuclear energy for renewables and tap the geothermal energy beneath the unstable ground of the volcanic island nation. The artist and widow of John Lennon is in Japan for the first time since the March 11 quake and […]


MIX A BUILDING AND THE WIND: An Interview with Yoko Ono by Hans Ulrich Obrist, 1992

Thu 04 Aug 2011 - Interviews & Articles

MIX A BUILDING AND THE WIND An Interview with Yoko Ono by Hans Ulrich Obrist, 1992 Q: Could you tell me a little about the early beginnings of instructions in your work? YOKO: It started with music. I was trained as a musician since my pre-school years. My mother put me in a very special […]





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