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A Sad Anniversary: John Lennon's Assassination

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I was recently in Montreal at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, where John and Yoko bedded down.

Lennon's Last Days Remembered

Nicolas Niarchos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nicolas Niarchos

In the weeks leading up to the thirtieth anniversary of John Lennon's death (December 8), a wealth of new Lennon and Beatles-related material is going up online and on TV.

No More Stupid Bloody Tuesdays: Practicing Lennon-ism Thirty Years Later

Michael Gerber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Gerber

When her husband died, Yoko Ono said, "John loved and prayed for the human race. Please pray the same for him." This December 8th, I'll be loving and praying, but I'll be working for what he believed in, too.

Who Was the Real John Lennon?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

This week marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination. Discussion has predictably turned to the legacy that the musician left behind, and how we remember him today. Here's a sampling of different takes on Lennon.

The Beatles' Rubber Soul: 45th Anniversary of One of the Most Influential Albums

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

2010-12-04-beatles.jpgThe Beatles early music was young, raw, powerful, fresh, and powerfully melodic.

Still a Drag: John Lennon's Death 30 Years On

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Early and tragic death of a hero, a leader, or a cultural icon produces reactions of greater intensity than the sad passing-on of a revered figure at a grand old age. Did we overreact to Lennon's death in 1980?

"We Have No Secrets": A Revealing Playlist for All Your WikiLeaks

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Until Julian Assange document drops his debut album on the WikiLeaks Records label, here's my own very revealing soundtrack for all your assorted and sundry leaking needs.

John Lennon and the Cult of Celebrity: "They're Gonna Crucify Me"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

"I have to cut through the mask even if it's self-created."--John Lennon It should come as no surprise that when the appeal of traditional religion b...

ART SAVES: Rainn Wilson Asks 'What Art Has Saved Your Life?' On SoulPancake

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When I'm having a terrible day, my favorite remedy is to go to an art museum. For me, engaging with culture is a great reminder of the world outside o...

Giving Thanks to Paul, Ringo & the Long and Winding Road

David Wild | Posted 10.05.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

This Thanksgiving I want to send all my loving to two people -- no, not my kids, or even my wife, though they're pretty fab too -- but rather two men who I think we should all be thankful to still have in our lives.

George Maciunas: The Man Who Invented SoHo

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Roslyn Bernstein

The grand shopping mall that is SoHo was until recently the arts center of New York City, a neighborhood created by artist visionary George Maciunas.

John Lennon Tribute Concert Planned At Beacon Theatre

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — John Lennon's 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that. An all-star benefit concert in honor of the forme...

Beijing Music Festival 2010: China's Future in Performing Arts

Charles Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Charles Fabius

Top leaders in the performing arts sat down with Chinese cultural officials, only to find out that China seems to be addressing the issues head-on in a fearless way. At least so it seems, watching Yu Long.

Dick Cavett: Get This Man a Show!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Dick Cavett does his homework. He's a witty conversationalist. His writing is as sharp, witty and engaging as his talk show hosting was. All this begs the question: Why is this man not currently hosting a TV show?

Yoko: John Lennon Still Helps Me

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Yoko Ono says John Lennon is still helping her in her endeavours as an artist and peace activist as she pays tribute to her late husban...

Possibility: An Eight Year Old Meets the Beatles

Zachary Stockill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Zachary Stockill

I remember very clearly the first time I really heard the music of the Beatles. I was eight years old in 1995. The Anthology series was about to be broadcast and I was somewhat baffled, but equally intrigued.

"Rain" On Their Parade: Why the NY Times review of "Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles On Broadway" is All Wet

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Rotondi

In his hugely condescending review of the newly opened show, Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway, ("Another Long and Winding Detour," Oct. 26, ...

Beatles Nostalgic Trip? Blame It on the "Rain"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Rain is just about the closest you'll come to seeing The Beatles live ever. As a kid who first learned of McCartney through the Michael Jackson "Say, Say, Say" video, it's one cool trip.

John Lennon, Baker

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At the time, Lennon was a stay-at-home dad and got into bread baking with his 5-year-old son Sean. John Lennon, baker? "I took a Polaroid photo of...

Strawberry Fields Forever

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

If New York's City Council wishes to do so, it can correct a 30-year-old injustice by adopting a resolution to honor John Lennon now.

A Funeral on My 50th

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Megan Smolenyak

Born twenty years to the day after John Lennon and married the day before 9/11, I need no calendars or tickler systems to remind me of the milestone b...

ReThink Review: Nowhere Boy -- On His 70th Birthday, Lennon as a Lad

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

This October 9 would've been the 70th birthday of John Lennon, a statement that can't help but make one wonder about what could have been. It's hard to remember that he was once just a lad growing up in working-class post-World War II Liverpool

EXCLUSIVE: John Sinclair Recalls the Song John Lennon Wrote to Free Him

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Among those sharing memories of John Lennon on what would have been his 70th birthday, no one was more directly affected by a Lennon song than poet John Sinclair.

John Lennon's Dream: His 10 Best Songs (VIDEOS)

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

2010-10-05-lennon.jpgToday marks what would have been Lennon's 70th birthday. In tribute, the following are my ten favorite John Lennon songs.

If John Lennon Were Alive Today, Who Would Notice?

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Originally posted on The Comet I was in Central Park last weekend and wandered over to Strawberry Fields. There, I saw fans from all over the world, ...