NEW YORK (AP) — A tapestry that shows Manhattan as a yellow submarine and John Lennon as the pilot now hangs at Ellis Island in New York. Yoko Ono, Bono and The Edge were among those who appeared at its unveiling on Wednesday. The tapestry was commissioned by Art For Amnesty to thank Ono for donating royalties from covers of Lennon’s solo songs to Amnesty International.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend will be one of the executive producers of a new TV series about plantation slaves struggling to gain their freedom. Legend will also oversee the music aspects of the show “Underground.” It’s currently being filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It will premiere on WGN America sometime next year.