All You Need Is Klaus (Smithsonian Channel, Sunday 8pm)

Fri 20 Aug 2010 - Yoko watches

By Sarah Rodman, Boston Globe The Smithsonian Channel may not be the first place music fans think of when considering “music on TV’’ options. But between programming on undersea edens and classic court cases, the cable network has programmed some engrossing and offbeat musical fare on everything from free jazz to traveling blues. Sunday night […]

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

Wed 18 Aug 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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National Peace Academy newsletter – August 2010

Fri 13 Aug 2010 - Imagine All The People

We are delighted to report that the National Peace Academy has now offered its initial programs, the International Institute on Peace Education in Colombia and the Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive in Ohio, USA, and both were very well received. Look for further reports on both programs in our September newsletter along with information about future programs, […]

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Group Show: Vandværker / Waterworks (Rander, Denmark)

Fri 13 Aug 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

VANDVÆRKER / WATERWORKS 21 August – 24 October 2010 Randers Kunstmuseum Museum for dansk kunst Kulturhuset ∙ Stemannsgade 2 ∙ 8900 Randers C Tlf. 86 42 29 22 Participating Artists: Tone Kristin Bjordam (N), Katja Bjørn (DK), Rosan Bosch (NL-DK), Sven Dalsgaard (DK), Belu-Simion Fainaru (ISR), Voldemars Johansons (EST), Kirsten Justesen (DK), Mogens Otto […]

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Tibet In Song – a film by Ngawang Choephel – Never forget the music in your heart About Tibet In Song In 1995, a young Tibetan musicologist named Ngawang Choephel travelled to Tibet to make a documentary about traditional Tibetan folk music and dance. After filming for two months, the Chinese government arrested Ngawang, held him incommunicado and sentenced him to 18 years in prison, saying that the Fulbright scholar had […]

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Weekly Events at the Spread Peace Café, Reno, Nevada

Tue 10 Aug 2010 - Imagine All The People

Weekly Events at the Spread Peace Café by Tysha Tinney, Spread Peace Café Thank you for your support. The Spread Peace Café is was created because of the work the Tams and the Tinney’s did – together – at Spread Peace Reno. For every meal served one is delivered to the homeless. We have done […]

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Hiroshima marks 65th anniversary of American atomic bombing – news, video & speeches

Sun 08 Aug 2010 - Imagine All The People

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 […]

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In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon

Sat 07 Aug 2010 - John Lennon Artwork, Yoko reads

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 […]

On Hiroshima Day. Let’s Think Peace, Act Peace, Spread Peace, and IMAGINE PEACE

Fri 06 Aug 2010 - Music News, Written work

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: IMAGINE PEACE animated on 65ft LED Electronic Billboard – Group Show: PAUSE [The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, USA]

Thu 05 Aug 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

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.

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Group Show: Some Enchanted Evenings (Nuite Blanche) [Toronto, Canada]

Thu 05 Aug 2010 - Events & Exhibitions News

Some Enchanted Evenings A Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 5th Year Retrospective Exhibition September 20 to October 3, 2010 Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, East Lobby, Toronto, Canada [map] Four enchanted evenings, each so different, so appealing. Selected artworks by artists from Canada and around the world – video art, site-specific installations, sculpture, painting, multi-media performative […]

Organise and Support a CHALK4PEACE Event in September 2010

Tue 03 Aug 2010 - Imagine All The People

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!
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Sign the Body Shop petition to stop sex trafficking of children & young people.

Mon 02 Aug 2010 - Imagine All The People

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

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 […]

Jersey City professor Midori Yoshimoto discusses views on art

Fri 30 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

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 […]

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The John Lennon Box Of Vision / Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to create John Lennon time capsules

Wed 28 Jul 2010 - Imagine All The People

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 […]

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

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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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