Hiroshima marks 65th anniversary of American atomic bombing Friday August 6th marked the 65th anniversary of the US dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. US Ambassador to Japan John Roos became the first official representing the United States to attend the annual ceremony in Hiroshima. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon also attended. The […]
In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon Nicholas Lezard on the best books written by a pop star by Nicholas Lezard, The Guardian What, I wonder, was the initial reaction of the countless thousands of young Beatlemaniacs when they read the literary fruits of their idol’s mind? This is […]
To the Family of Peace,
On Hiroshima Day
Let’s: Think Peace, Act Peace, Spread Peace, and IMAGINE PEACE
- so there will be No more Hiroshima or Nagasaki!
Some people are thinking that IMAGINE PEACE is not working.
Well, look around and think how many things are coming out.
Without knowing the truth, we cannot create a truly peaceful world.
It is a blessing that truth is coming out.
Don’t let fear overcome you.
We are all together.
I love you.
Yoko Ono, New York City. Hiroshima Day: 6 August 2010.
Yoko Ono exhibits IMAGINE PEACE at PAUSE.
This innovative public art exhibit will transform The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas marquee into a large-scale digital canvas showcasing work from leaders in the contemporary art world. Viewers will instantly be transformed from the everyday buzz of the strip to a thought provoking moment of contemplation and reflection.
CHALK4PEACE is a Global chalk art project about PEACE.
How to organise a CHALK4PEACE Event: What young artists need from you: Chalk, Places to draw, Water, Nourishment, Buckets, Paper Towels, Ladders, Safety, Organizers, Photographers, Volunteers.
Chalk this event onto yout 2010 calendar today – September 2010!
For more info: www.chalk4peace.blogspot.com
Human trafficking is the third largest criminal industry in the world and it is thought that 1.2 million children and young people are trafficked every year for sexual exploitation and cheap labour. Inspired by The Body Shop’s founder Anita Roddick and her commitment and passion for justice, The Body Shop is proud to continue her […]
Yoko Ono spreads message of peace, love in Long Branch by Kathy Dzielak, Asbury Park Press Ask Yoko Ono how she feels about the Internet, and the answer probably shouldn’t come as a surprise. “I do Twitter, I do Facebook, I do MySpace,” says the 77-year-old Ono. “I just love the fact that it’s given […]
by Brendan Carroll, The Jersey Journal Midori Yoshimoto is a professor of art history, gallery director, and curator. As a former employee of Jersey City Museum, I had the good fortune of working alongside Midori on several occasions. Midori routinely brought her students to the museum to visit its permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, artist talks, film […]
The John Lennon Box Of Vision This is the exact same JOHN LENNON Box of Vision that will be stored inside the JOHN LENNON TIME CAPSULE. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of John Lennon’s birth, it will only be manufactured and available for a limited time. (Each copy will be uniquely numbered.) The unique “artist’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]