/Tag:Charity

THANKSGIVING MESSAGE from Yoko Ono

Hi, my friends! Now, I'm in Tokyo for the annual Dream Power Concert. The top Japanese rockers play and sing John's songs each year. All the proceeds of the concert go to building schools in Africa and Asia. Mainly in Africa. This is the eighth year of this concert, and, in seven years, we have [...]

December 2nd, 2008|Feature, Written work|

Imagine There’s No Hunger

More than just the words on the walls, Hard Rock International has remained true to its motto -- "LOVE ALL, SERVE ALL" -- since the company's founding in 1971 by continuing its pledge to serving others. Hard Rock is proud to announce the launch of its 2008 global "Imagine There's No Hunger" campaign to benefit WHY [...]

October 31st, 2008|Imagine All The People|

John Lennon’s Irish “Beatle Island”

At the height of his fame in the late 1960’s, it’s hard to imagine anyone needing a private island quite as much as the late John Lennon. Beset upon by screaming fans on both sides of the Atlantic and rapidly becoming an influential political activist, the superstar Beatle must have been relieved to spot the [...]

October 24th, 2008|Beatles News|

Yoko Ono: SKYLADDERS – Articles

YOKO ONO: SKYLADDERS Yoko Ono was in Liverpool on Sunday to visit her ‘Skyladders’ installation at St Lukes Church. It's grown since I first saw it. Essentially the idea is that you drop off a ladder with a personal message on. Ladders aren’t just things for standing on while you remove wallpaper, they are steps [...]

October 21st, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News|

Being John Lennon

Yoko Ono discusses the artistic life of John Lennon and his evolution as an icon I always knew I was going to make it, but I wasn’t sure in what manifestation,” said John Lennon in a 1980 Playboy interview. “I used to read the reviews of books and art and music before I ever put [...]

September 25th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News, Interviews & Articles|

A Matter of Life or Death

      Dear Global Leaders, Every minute of every day a woman dies in pregnancy. That's half a million women dying each year; over 80% of these deaths are avoidable. This is inexcusable and it has to stop now. You can help do this.We write to you, our leaders, on behalf of all women and me [...]

July 6th, 2008|Imagine All The People|