Photographer Henry Diltz Gets Onboard the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Mentoring Mission

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Yoko Ono has announced the return to New York City of The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus (Lennon Bus) presented by Other World Computing (OWC), the premier non-profit 501(c)(3) state-of-the-art mobile production facility.

 

In keeping with this year's theme of "activism," the event will kick off at 10:00 a.m. from the steps of New York City Hall with a "Bed-In" featuring Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges, iconic rock photographer and Morrison Hotel Gallery co-owner Henry Diltz, Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Speaker of the NYC Council Corey Johnson.

The group will come together to inspire student activism in honor of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's legendary non-violent protests in support of world peace.

This event is open to the public
The John Lennon Tour Come Together NYC Residency Launch
Thursday, September 13th @ 10:00 AM
City Hall Steps, Broadway & Murray Street, NYC

Renowned Photographer Henry Diltz Gets Onboard With the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Mentoring Mission in NYC

Apart from his history-making career as a Beatle and beyond, the late John Lennon was known for his work to promote unity through art and music - from holding bed-ins to bringing together a talented group of artists to record "Give Peace a Chance."


PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ


The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus rolled out in 1998 with the intention of continuing that legacy of love. On September 13th, photographer Henry Diltz is proud to be taking part in the annual Come Together NYC event featuring the John Lennon Bus.

Hosted by technology company OWC and co-hosted by Sleep Club, the Lennon Bus travels to underprivileged areas in the U.S. in order to mentor students and offer them the hands-on experience of creating music and digital media in a top-of-the-line recording and production studio.

Diltz, the co-founder and co-owner of Morrison Hotel Gallery (with locations in NYC, L.A., and Maui) will spend the day of the event on the bus mentoring three students in the art of photography. He'll also be photographing the happenings at the Come Together NYC City Hall event.

The event will get started at 9:30 a.m. in front of the New York City Hall and will celebrate the launch of the Lennon Bus's month-long residency in the city. 2018 Artist Ambassadors for the Lennon Bus NYC kickoff are Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, and Jeff Bridges, as well as Diltz.

Diltz photographed Starr earlier this year for the start of his 2018 All Starr Band tour - a tour that will continue at Radio City Music Hall the evening after the Come Together event.


 

Diltz's recent photographs of Starr will be on display and for sale at the reception, with a percentage of the sales going to support the Lennon Bus.

The mission of The Lennon Bus program is to provide students access to music, audio, video, and broadcast technology. As the primary bus tours the U.S., its sister bus travels throughout Europe, bringing media production educational opportunities to children around the world.


Reelabilities Film Festival Lands In Los Angeles; Opens with Chloé Zhao’s THE RIDER (Full Schedule)


The NYC Mayor's Office, NYC Council, Department of Cultural Affairs, and the NY State Assembly are partners in the Come Together NYC event. The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is made possible by Yoko Ono Lennon and the following sponsors and contributors:

Apple, Inc., Other World Computing, Canon U.S.A., Inc., Nearpod, Juniper Networks, Yamaha, Securematics, Neutrik, The NAMM Foundation, Ruckus Wireless, Avid, Audio-Technica, Genelec, K&M Stands, Sonnet Technologies, Focusrite, SSL, NewTek, Reflecmedia, Viprinet, Baker & McKenzie, Litepanels, Clear-Com, Anton/Bauer, AJA, Copperpeace, Applied Acoustics Systems, Mobile Roadie, McDSP, Native Instruments, IK Multimedia, Noise Industries, iZotope, Mad Mimi, Ableton, Mackie, Guitar Player, Bass Player, Electronic Musician, Keyboard Magazine, SKB, and LiveU.



To learn more about the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and see its schedule, please visit http://www.lennonbus.org/.

About The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus presented by OWC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) state-of-the-art mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility. In its 21st year, with the very newest technology and gear, the Bus continues to be dedicated to providing young people with tours of the studios, participation in free digital media production workshops, and the production of giant peace signs. Assisted by three on-board engineers, students can learn how to write, record, and produce original songs, music videos, documentaries, and live multi-camera video productions - all in one day!

The Lennon Bus is highly adaptable, designed to provide students, their schools and communities with performances, hands-on demonstrations, remote recordings, and studio sessions customized for their needs, levels of experience and interest. The Bus travels the country visiting schools, music and technology conferences and events, and partners with communities and media outlets to call attention to the importance of arts and digital media education.

All projects created on board are available for viewing on YouTube.

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View on Instagram

About Morrison Hotel® Gallery
Morrison Hotel® Gallery was founded in 2001 by former record company executive Peter Blachley, music retail industry professional Richard Horowitz, and legendary music photographer Henry Diltz. In 2012, author, director and photographer Timothy White joined the team, launching an additional West Coast gallery at The Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood. In 2016, the gallery launched its third location at Mick Fleetwood's General Store in Maui, Hawaii.

Morrison Hotel Gallery is the world's leading brand in fine art music photography representing over 125 of the world's finest music photographers and their archives. Their vast catalog of photography encompasses jazz, blues, and rock imagery spanning several generations through to today's contemporary music artists and now includes iconic photographs in the world of Hollywood celebrity and sports as well. Morrison Hotel Gallery has a robust online presence, featuring over 100,000 images searchable by photographer, music artist, band or concert. www.morrisonhotelgallery.com

Morrison Hotel Gallery
116 Prince Street || New York, NY 10012
212.941.8770

Morrison Hotel Gallery
Sunset Marquis
1200 Alta Loma Road || West Hollywood, CA 90069
310.881.6025

Morrison Hotel Gallery
Fleetwood's General Store
744 Front Street || Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
808-573-(6425) MICK

Haute Tease

  • Celebrate the Beginning of Sizzling Summer Days with "Beach Cocktails" (Recipes)

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Beach Cocktails, a newly released libation guide, from the Editors of Coastal Living offers the perfect blend and mix for signature summer parties like Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby and also sweet offerings for those elegant summer soirees.

     
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebrated

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The nation will pause to remember Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights leader slain for his outspoken beliefs and commitment to non-violent social change, on Monday, January 20, 2014.

     
  • Franny Review – High Drama, Unexpected Twists, As Dependency Wages War to Destroy a Life

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Franny, from Magnolia Entertainment, presents a heartfelt drama of love, loss, dependency, hope, healing and coping as the earth shattering moments that instantly mute, challenge the soul, permanently destroy or short circuit a life randomly strike with warning.

     
  • Money News: Twenty Best Tech Funds That Hold FANG

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Given the innovation and success of many tech giants, it's understandable why investing in the tech sector is so appealing. Growth for the largest companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google or FANG investing has been impressive, beating out all the major market indices.

     
  • Top Five Tips for Holiday Entertaining from Event Designer Jung Lee

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Jung Lee, one of the world’s most sought-after event designers, respected for her passion, elegance and ground-breaking creativity understands not everyone has the time, inclination or even desire to tackle the holiday events with what has become her signature style.

     
  • Interview & Review La Cucina - Joaquim de Almeida Smolders In This Sexy Recipe For Seduction

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    “La Cucina”, starring Rachel Hunter, Christine Hendricks and Joaquim de Almeida and directed by Alison Hebble, deals with the relationship complexities of three different couples and how they cope with the reality of impending events.

     
  • Op/Ed: Medicare For Bernie and The Absentee Father

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Bernie Sanders, currently third in the 2020 Democratic polls, is strongly promoting "Medicare for All," and claims to be its father, "I wrote the damn bill," he proclaimed to the nation during the second round of Democratic Presidential debates.

     
  • Ford v. Ferrari Review – Palpable Emotion, Hard Charging Racing Film, A Sure Winner

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Ford v. Ferrari, from Twentieth Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment, presents the true story of Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles, and how they would build a Ford to race against Ferrari at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans.

     
  • Capella Pedregal’s Culinary Team Leading A Renaissance Of Baja Cuisine In Cabo

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Traditional Baja cuisine has mostly been appreciated by locals and overlooked by critics and pedigreed chefs, however in recent years a dramatic shift has been taking place, as Cabo is fast becoming a rising hot bed of culinary ingenuity.  

     
  • Business News: High Spending Nonprofits: Charities that Offer the Most Compensation

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    When you picture a nonprofit, perhaps you think of a small charity, complete with selfless employees, minuscule wages and a fierce commitment to “the greater good.” It’s about morals over money, human decency over competitive salaries.

     
  • The Art Of Discovery - Photographs By WireImage Co-Founder Jeff Vespa

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. USA -  Jeff Vespa, co-founder of the largest entertainment photo agency in the world, WireImage and founder of Verge, will release his first monograph, The Art of Discovery, this October on Rizzoli International Publications.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/2T Aid Package, UI Claims, COVID-19 Hammers US, Europe, Cities, Nations Locked Down

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Trump signed an unprecedented two trillion dollars aid package which will provide immediate relief to taxpayers caught up in the governmental mandates to combat the spread and infection of the Coronavirus which has crippled the nation's economy.

     
  • Op/Ed: Call Me, Harvey. I’ll Defend You – Millionaire Madam Lawyer, Norm Pattis, Offers a Different Opinion

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Not since Meg Ryan’s fake orgasm sitting across a diner’s table from Billy Crystal in “When Harry Met Sally”  have we seen such disingenuous huffing and puffing about sex from Hollywood.

     
  • Dumpster Diving Saturday Night Live Mocks Germanwings Tragedy

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Proving the end is near, the National Broadcasting Company's once dominate Saturday Night Live dove deep into the dumpster of cheap laughs headlining with a sketch lampooning the CNN coverage of Germanwings airliner that crashed into the French Alps killing all onboard.

     
  • Douglas Elliman Saddles Up for A Good Cause with Hampton Classic Benefit

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Elite Grand Prix Riders Georgina Bloomberg and Jimmy Torano are saddling up with Douglas Elliman Real Estate and One River Point to benefit a trio of equestrian-oriented nonprofits at the 2016 Hampton Classic Horse Show beginning August 28, 2016.