For fans of the ex-Beatle, there are myriad events coming to mark that significant birthdate Oct. 9 as well as the 30th anniversary of his death on Dec. 8. John Lennon at 70? We can only imagine…. By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times Fourteen years after Pete Townshend dismissed the very idea of growing up when […]
A LENNON TIME IS GUARANTEED FOR ALL! A Celluloid Celebration Of John Lennon’s 70th Birthday John Lennon loved movies. It was in a Liverpool cinema that he first encountered Elvis Presley. John was 15 and in the balcony. Elvis was 21 and on the screen. It led to John taking up music as his rock […]
The Mods & Rockers Film Festival and The American Cinematheque Proudly Present HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN! A Multi-Media Celebration of The 70th Anniversary of the Birth of JOHN LENNON The Los Angeles Premiere of Followed by In conversation with the film’s director Sam Taylor-Wood, star Aaron Johnson – and John Lennon’s childhood friends and band-mates from […]
Cilla Black today honoured “fifth Beatle” Brian Epstein – the man who set her on the path to fame. Former chart star, turned TV host, Black unveiled a plaque to mark the location of her former manager’s London office in Covent Garden. Epstein, who guided the career of the Beatles until his death in 1967, […]
“These timeless images capture the beginnings of the journey John embarked on from Liverpool so many years ago. The little boy and the growing teenager that we see in these photographs give us a glimpse of the remarkable man he became. As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of John’s birth – we draw inspiration from his passion for life and his many achievements. This Boy came from Liverpool – and then he gave himself to the world. Imagine.. “ Yoko Ono Lennon
30 early Photographs of John Lennon from childhood to the formation of the Beatles. Mr Musichead Gallery: 7511 West Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028. Tel: 323-876-0042. Oct 1: 2pm-8pm, Oct 2: 11am-8pm, Oct 4-8: 11am-8pm, Oct 10: 12pm-5pm.
Which state’s gun dealers supply the most guns recovered in crimes? Where are those guns going – and how can we stop them from getting into the hands of criminals? To answer these questions, Mayors Against Illegal Guns today released a new landmark report and launched a new, interactive website that follows the movement of crime guns across the United States: www.TraceTheGuns.org.
Music magazine Q will mark what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday with four tribute covers, using previously unpublished shots by Astrid Kirchherr, David Bailey, Iain Macmillan and Bob Gruen. Lennon would have been 70 on 9 October. The November issue of the Bauer Media-owned monthly title goes on sale this Thursday with four covers featuring rare or […]
An Exhibition and Sale of Historic Photographs documenting the Pre-AIDS party era of America, proving that there was a time when love was free, certain drugs were still legal and war was ignored. Launch is on September 29th and will continue through October 20th. Iconic photographer and chronicler Allan Tannenbaum in concurrence with Renaissance Woman, […]
IMAGINE PEACE by yoko ono
for Peace Day: 21 September 2010
You may think: “Well, how are we going to get one billion people in the world to Think PEACE?”
Because if one billion people in the world Think PEACE, we will get PEACE.
Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world…
by Greg B., PS22 Chorus Thoroughly proud to present the video premiere from the PS22 Chorus of 2011, putting a new spin on the John Lennon classic, “Imagine.” I don’t think any of my choruses in all the years previous has put forth a more solid debut in such a short amount of time! Harmonies […]
Youth PROMISE Action Day Two-minute action: Call your Senators Special video message from Joaquin Phoenix, Flea and Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Casey Affleck, Rep. Bobby Scott & Rep Judy Chu. Watch Now! Dear Friends, Join us today, the International Day of Peace, by taking a peace action that will have far reaching impact. There […]
Dear Friends, Today is the International Day of Peace, with millions around the world celebrating the hope and possibility of living in peace! We have a truly fantastic program lined up for today with top leaders like Michael Bernard Beckwith (9:00 am), Nobel Laureate Betty Williams (noon), and an evening peace council with members of the 13 Indigenous […]
“He challenges us to imagine a world in which ‘peace is inevitable.'” Hey, if that is not Dennis’ way of saying hello to IMAGINEPEACE.com, I don’t know what is! Our work has not been in vain. It’s choking me up… yoko
Almost nine years into longest war in US history, at a time when the US spends more on its military budget than the rest of the world combined and endless war seems a frighteningly realistic possibility, Maya Schenwar from TruthOut spoke with Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), a long-time advocate for peace. Kucinich reminds us that there is another way: that through unity, persistence and a deeply necessary change in mindset, we can move toward a world in which mutual respect and global connections shape foreign policy, and the self-fulfilling prophecy of war loses its tragic momentum. He challenges us to imagine a world in which “peace is inevitable.”
Organizations unite worldwide for historical Peace Day. by Nick Barr Tuesday September 21st is Peace Day, the internationally recognized annual day of non-violence and cease-fire declared by the United Nations. Peace in Our Lifetime is helping to unite organizations worldwide by hosting events around the planet to bring awareness to the observance of this Peace Day, […]
Yoko Ono Scores her 5th Consecutive #1 Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart-Topper With “WOULDNIT (I’M A STAR)” The Remixes, featuring Mixes By Dave Aude, Ralphi Rosario, Richard Morel, DJ Yiannis, Emjae, Denny Tstettos, M-Deep, Rob Rives and Timmy Loop. YOKO ONO soars to the top of the BILLBOARD HOT DANCE CLUB PLAY CHART, once again, with […]
The first podcast for American Masters: LENNONYC features Jack Douglas talking about his long relationship with John Lennon including his time producing Double Fantasy. Slated to appear on later podcasts are Bob Gruen, personal friend and Lennon photographer, Jim Keltner, drums on various Lennon/Ono albums, Elton John, musician, and Yoko Ono, multi-media artist and peace activist. Each podcast will consist of slightly edited interviews conducted for the film American Masters LENNONYC introduced by Susan Lacy, series creator and executive producer of American Masters and a producer of LENNONYC and Michael Epstein, director/writer of LENNONYC. New “episodes” will post weekly every Thursday until the Thursday after broadcast on November 22. The final episode will be a Q&A session using the best questions submitted by users via email.
Featuring works by: Joseph Beuys, Robert Filliou, Allan Kaprow, Janice Kerbel, Alison Knowles, Suzanne Lacy, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Glenn Lewis, Mads Lynnerup, Yoko Ono, Kristina Lee Podesva and Alan McConchie, Emily Roysdon, Steve Shada and Marisa Jahn, Noam Toran, Matt Volla. Recipes for an Encounter displays historical and contemporary artworks from the 1960s to the […]
Yoko Ono: Balance Piece (courtesy Studio Stefania Miscetti, Roma; Studio One, New York) Materials: wood, metal, paint, flash lights. III Floor- Room 4.1 TRASPARENZE – L’ARTE PER LE ENERGIE RINNOVABILI Curated by Laura Cherubini – coordinamento generale Sauro Bocchi From Wed, 15 September 2010 To Mon, 25 October 2010 Renewable sources of energy are the […]
Yoko Ono’s billboard will be seen in Downtown London as apart of this year’s LOLA Festival. (© Yoko Ono 2010) Yoko Ono is an award-winning multi-media artist and peace activist, who constantly challenges and stretches the traditional boundaries of sculpture, painting, theater and music. Her seminal performance art in the early 1960’s, experimental films and […]