Madison Violet’s “The Ransom” wins ‘Maxell Song of the Year’ @ 13th John Lennon Songwriting Contest

The Alternative Country duo Madison Violet has been announced the winner of the coveted “Maxell Song of the Year” from the 13th annual John Lennon Songwriting Contest for their original composition, “The Ransom.” The duo made up of Brenely MacEachern, who sings the lead vocals on the track, and Lisa MacIsaac, who sings the harmony, will […]

Yoko Ono: DAS GIFT [Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany]

Mon 26 Jul 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

10 September – 13 November 2010
Haunch of Venison
Heidestrasse 46, 10557 Berlin, Germany [map]
Open: Tue/Sat 11:00-18:00
T + 49 (0) 30 39 74 39 63
F + 49 (0) 30 39 74 39 64
berlin@haunchofvenison.com
www.haunchofvenison.com

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threeASFOUR perform Yoko Ono’s Cut Piece [Washington DC, USA]

Thu 22 Jul 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

by Erin Petty, Washington City Paper Since 2005, the New York-based fashion collective threeASFOUR, comprised of Gabi Asfour, Angela Donhauser, and Adi Gil, has been producing avant garde, almost museum-quality clothing that recalls Japanese designers like Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo. Indeed, their clothing has been featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and in […]

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Yoko Ono’s CUT PIECE: From Text to Performance and Back Again by Kevin Concannon

Yoko Ono’s CUT PIECE : From Text to Performance and Back Again by Kevin Concannon Art is inexorably bound up in the situation where it is produced and where it is experienced. You can emphasize this, or you can emphasize where it is produced or experienced: you can even equate them, and emphasize the equation. […]

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Ringo Starr joined the Seminole Tribe of Florida & Hard Rock International to HELP HAITI. You can too. Here’s how

Thu 22 Jul 2010 - Feature, Imagine All The People

Ringo Starr joined the Seminole Tribe of Florida & Hard Rock International’s Haiti Relief Efforts at Hard Rock Cafe at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood on 15 July 2010. Ringo accepted a check from the Seminole Tribe & Hard Rock for $197,500 on behalf of the WhyHunger Foundation and Yele Haiti to […]

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Sign now as a cosponsor & tell Congress to Pass the Youth PROMISE Act

Sun 18 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

by Aaron Voldman, The Peace Alliance A few weeks ago I asked everyone to vote for Kevin Sanchez, a young peacemaker, to keynote the Campus Progress National Conference about the Youth PROMISE Act. With all your help, we catapulted Kevin to the top three of a contest with 213,000 votes cast, and secured him as […]

Vote for JOHN LENNON’s face to be minted on a new British coin

Sun 18 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

Vote for John Lennon HERE. The magnificent Great Britons Set is one of the most exciting collections that the Royal Mint has ever produced. With so many Great Britons who have excelled in the political, scientific and literary fields, the Royal Mint carefully chose a selection of some of the greatest men and women in British […]

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Akinori Kimura’s MIRACLE APPLES: Intro by Yoko Ono

Fri 16 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

Dear Friends It is my greatest pleasure to present this book MIRACLE APPLES to you for your consideration. Let me explain how I came across this book, and what the book is about. I was sitting in the lounge of JAL in Tokyo waiting to go back to New York. I picked up this book from […]

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Yoko Ono: Wish Tree [Hirshhorn, Washington DC, USA]

Thu 08 Jul 2010 - Wish Trees

When You Wish Upon a Tree at the Hirshhorn by Brandon Springer — Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for Smithsonian.com Some wish for their mothers. Some wish for their fathers. Some wish for siblings or friends, children or partners. Some wishes are rather rude. Some wishes are earnest and sweet. Yoko Ono’s Washington D.C. Wish […]

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Worldwide Moment 2010 – Simultaneous Photos for Peace @ 10:10GMT on 10/10/10

Thu 08 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

by Brett Brownell, Worldwide Moment.org Can you imagine people from every country in the world participating in a simultaneous moment of peace? Can you imagine the photographs this moment would produce? Can you imagine the impact? … We can… Please join us. Worldwide Moment is a non-profit arts organization which encourages people around the world […]

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The Peace March in Fredrikstad, Norway, Europe

Thu 08 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

Every Wednesday, a Peace March is arranged in downtown Fredrikstad, Norway, Europe. It starts at 18.00 in front of City Hall and lasts for one hour. Some times there are many participants, at other times there are just four or five. You can walk with us for five minutes or the whole hour. The main […]

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The GOASTT: Jardin du Luxembourg / Comic Strip – OUT NOW!

Mon 05 Jul 2010 - Interviews & Articles

From Monday, July 5, “Jardin du Luxembourg”, the debut single from The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, will be released July 5 & 6 around the world. You can purchase it at the Chimera web store  (digital, vinyl) and at Other Music NYC (digital, vinyl). To order the 45 by text from Other Music NYC, text “om45ghostjardin” […]

Yoko Ono & John Lennon: Rape (film screening) 17 Sept [Tate Modern, London, UK]

Fri 02 Jul 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

To Be is to Be Perceived In conjunction with EXPOSED at the Tate Modern, To Be Is to Be Perceived explores the ways in which artists have used the camera to draw attention to a society mediated by permanent observation. It looks at how the camera has been used as a weapon, as a means […]

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Group Show: Transparency: Art for Energy [Rome, Italy]

Thu 01 Jul 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

TRASPARENZE l’Arte per le Energie Rinnovabili 2 Luglio – 22 Agosto 2010 Le fonti rinnovabili sono la nuova frontiera di una energia che non inquina e che i governi di tutto il mondo stanno valorizzando per contenere le emissioni di anidride carbonica nocive per l’uomo e per l’ambiente. Trasparenze. L’Arte per le Energie Rinnovabili propone […]

 

Yoko Ono: Tag: Alternative Film, Fluxus, John Lennon [iGong, Seoul, South Korea]

Tue 29 Jun 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

Almost everyone in the world knows who Yoko Ono is. Famous for being the wife of legendary Beatle John Lennon, she is also a multifaceted artist in her own right. The Japanese artist’s field of activity is diverse, ranging from performance art to film and music. And now, an event featuring Ono’s works is currently […]

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Yoko Ono speaks at Grey’s 4th Annual Music Seminar

Tue 29 Jun 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

Video oh…oh YOKO: Grey Group’s 4th Annual Music Seminar at Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival by Josh Rabinowitz, Grey Group SVP Director of Music July 01, 2010, — Josh Rabinowitz, SVP/director of music at Grey Group, reflects on his recent encounters with Yoko Ono in New York and Cannes, the latter coming with his introducing her […]

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An Artists’ Dialogue On CocoRosie’s Grey Oceans (Stereogum)

Mon 21 Jun 2010 - Yoko listens

by Brandon, Stereogum A few years ago I wrote a positive review of CocoRosie’s The Adventures of Ghosthorse And Stillborn. Too positive, it turns out: The publication that assigned it killed the piece at the 11th hour and instead ran a snarky takedown. I’d never had that happen before and I’ve been championing challenging music for […]

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The Economic Hitmen by John Perkins

Mon 21 Jun 2010 - Imagine All The People, Yoko reads

An animated interview of John Perkins, author of ‘HoodWinked’ and ‘Confessions Of An Economic Hitman’ Copyright of the audio belongs to John Perkins. www.johnperkins.org Animation by Studio Joho: www.studiojoho.com, email info@studiojoho.com CONFESSIONS OF AN ECONOMIC HIT MAN by John Perkins This book gives you a true picture of American world politics that we have not […]

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Yoko’s Wish Trees, Two Years Later

Mon 21 Jun 2010 - Wish Trees

by Raven Jake, Raven Jake’s Observations A couple of years ago, Yoko Ono did one of her art installations in downtown Pasadena. Folks could write wishes on little pieces of paper and tie them to the branches of potted crepe myrtle trees in the plaza of One Colorado. As with most of Yoko’s “pieces,” you’ve […]

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Michael Leonhart & The Avramina 7 – Seahorse and the Storyteller

Sun 20 Jun 2010 - Yoko listens

Michael Leonhart & The Avramina 7 – Seahorse and the Storyteller After 40 plus recordings as the house trumpet player for Truth and Soul records, the Brooklyn based funk and soul label released the highly sought after trumpet player, producer, composer, songwriter, and arranger Michael Leonhart’s psychedelic Afro/bhangra funk concept album Seahorse and the Storyteller on April 20, […]

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