Seventy-six films will premiere at this year's South By Southwest festival in Austin, TX. Among them are "All Is By My Side," a Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Outkast's Andre 3000, and "SVDDXNLY," a documentary about rapper A$AP Rocky.
"For her lasting artistic and peace-promoting political work," Yoko Ono, Japanese artist and widow of John Lennon, has won a prestigious German peace prize — the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Yoko Ono and her son, Sean Lennon, started a petition against fracking in New York. They were then invited to visit communities in Pennsylvania to see the actual impacts and effects of fracking, up close and personal.
Rock stars Bono, Edge, Sting, Peter Gabriel, and Yoko Ono Lennon have paid the costs of a tapestry that will be unveiled next month at the Prague airport, which has been renamed after former Czech President Vaclav Havel.
Lady Gaga has been named one of three to get a John Lennon peace prize to be awarded Oct. 9 on what would have been Lennon's 72nd birthday. Along with Gaga, the Russian band Pussy Riot and late-journalist Christopher Hitchens will get the special award.
The author perhaps best known for writing the only authorized biography of the Beatles has uncovered more than 250 letters and cards sent by John Lennon to his family, and they are soon to be published for the first time.