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On the Day of the Birth of Nutopia – 1 April 2014 by Yoko Ono

Tue 01 Apr 2014 - Written work

ON THE DAY OF THE BIRTH OF NUTOPIA – 1 April 2014 Nutopia is a country that exists in all of us. John and I created this imaginary world. We called a press conference and produced a white handkerchief from our pockets and said “This is a flag to Surrender to Peace.” Not Fight for […]

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OUR MOTHERS ARE BEAUTIFUL by Yoko Ono: for UK Mother’s Day, 30 March 2014

Sun 30 Mar 2014 - Artworks, Imagine All The People

Upload your mother’s photo to
our Facebook groupFlickr groupInstagram or Twitter.
Add the tag #mmib.
Write her name, a note about her, to her and to yourself.
If it gets to be a love letter, a poem or a very long message or as long as a novel (!) that’s fine.
Make sure to squeeze her with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of  i ii iii
Yoko Ono Lennon
For UK Mothers Day: Sunday 30th March 2014

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Yoko Ono – 3 sold out shows at Café OTO in London with Thurston Moore, Steve Shelley, Talvin Singh & Nels Cline

Tue 25 Mar 2014 - Music

Yoko Ono just played three incredible sold-out shows in London, all at Cafe OTO in Dalston. On the weekend of March 22nd & 23rd, Ono delivered scorching improvised sets with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth, to the obvious delight of the audience, many of whom couldn’t believe they had got a ticket […]

 

The Guardian: Hans Ulrich Obrist: the art of curation

Mon 24 Mar 2014 - Interviews & Articles

Behind every great artist is a great curator. But what do they actually do? Serpentine superstar Hans Ulrich Obrist reveals the delights and dangers of his craft – while Yoko Ono, David Shrigley and more pick their all-time favourite show Interviews by Stuart Jeffries and Nancy Groves, The Guardian, Sunday 23 March 2014     ‘One […]

 

JOHN & YOKO Wedding Anniversary 20 March 1969

Thu 20 Mar 2014 - Feature, Interviews & Articles

Yoko: “Let’s go back to the future, you know. That’s why we’re here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world, because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They’re going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We’re not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we’re with them.”

Listen to John & Yoko on honeymoon spreading their peace message in Amsterdam.

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YOKO ONO LIVE – Two surprise London shows with Thurston Moore & Steve Shelley; Nels Cline & Talvin Singh – instantly SOLD OUT

Mon 17 Mar 2014 - Events & Exhibitions, Music

From London’s CAFE OTO: We’re thrilled to welcome Yoko Ono back to Cafe OTO for two very special performances – A trio with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley next Saturday (22 March) and an NYC-style late night set the following Tuesday (25 March) with Nels Cline and Talvin Singh. Obviously, this is an incredibly rare opportunity to see one of the most important figures of the twentieth century […]

 

YOKO ONO: HALF-A-WIND Show (Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain)

Fri 14 Mar 2014 - Events & Exhibitions News

The Guardian: Yoko Ono show at Guggenheim shines light on pioneering conceptual artist Bilbao exhibition of installations, music and films demonstrates avant-gardiste’s true talents, her reach and influence. by Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 13 March 2014 The ladder John had to climb up was very high,” recalls Yoko Ono as we chat about one of […]

 

Inspiring Change for International Women’s Day 2014

Sat 08 Mar 2014 - Written work

PEBBLE PEOPLE For International Women’s Day, 8 March 2014 A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good, I think. The butterfly is busy-bodying as usual. We are like butterflies. We busybody ourselves every day for our survival as we think we know how. But the difference with us, is that we know we […]

 

“New York Morning” – To Elbow, with love from Yoko

Sat 01 Mar 2014 - Written work, Yoko listens

To Elbow: Dear Guy, Craig, Mark, Pete and Richard, Yes. New York has been kind to me as your song says. Thank you. For John, he always wanted to come and live in this city, ever since he saw Bob Dylan on the famous album cover (The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan). And I played the catalyst to […]

18 FEB: HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOKO!

Tue 18 Feb 2014 - IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Written work

Message from Yoko Ono: Don’t give up on our beautiful planet. Use your healing power and make it well. World Peace is around the corner. I love you! yoko Tonight is Yoko Ono’s birthday! IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is lit in tribute and the Northern Lights are shining bright! See it all LIVE & send in your […]

 

Yoko Ono: War Is Over! (If You Want It) (MCA, Sydney, Australia)

Fri 15 Nov 2013 - Events & Exhibitions

Explore five decades of art works across a range of media by legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono. The title comes from a text work by Ono and her husband John Lennon that first appeared in 1969 across public billboards in twelve cities worldwide, including New York and London. This survey of works by […]

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Lou Reed

Thu 31 Oct 2013 - Written work

The last time I saw Lou was when we did a show together in New York to raise money for the victims of the Fukushima disaster. Lou’s song was full of anger. I couldn’t help asking why. Lou just smiled a warm smile. I will never forget that smile. Lou will always be in our […]

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The Times: Yoko Ono interviewed by Nina Myskow

Tue 22 Oct 2013 - Interviews & Articles

by Nina Myskow, The Times. “I know you’re not supposed to show your legs at my age,” she says with a giggle. Then she shrugs and adds without a trace of self-pity: “I don’t know how long I’ve got, so I’m just going for it. I thought I better just do what I want to […]

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Yoko Ono made an Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík, Iceland

Wed 09 Oct 2013 - Awards

Jón Gnarr, mayor of Reykjavík, nominated the artist YOKO ONO as Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík at a special ceremony at Höfdi House today. The City Council Executive Committee of Reykjavík agreed unanimously last week to make ONO an honorary citizen of Reykjavík, capital of Iceland. With this honorary title Reykjavík wants to thank Yoko for […]

 

Dream Power John Lennon Super Live 2013 concert – 7 Dec 2013 at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

Sat 28 Sep 2013 - Events & Exhibitions

The 2013 edition of the Dream Power John Lennon Super Live Concert will be shown on TV. The event, held at the Nippon Budokan on December 7, will be broadcast on the CS “Fuji TV Next Live Premium” channel. The channel can be seen on SKY PerfecTV!, cable, and Hikari TV. The details of the […]

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ONO – Walking On Thin Ice (2013 Remix) #1 in Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart on 3 Oct 2013

Fri 27 Sep 2013 - Discography

ONO SOARS TO THE TOP OF THE BILLBOARD HOT DANCE CLUB PLAY CHART WITH NEW REMIXES OF HER LANDMARK CLASSIC WALKING ON THIN ICE  FEATURING EXPLOSIVE MIXES BY DANNY TENAGLIA, R3HAB, TOM STEPHAN (SUPERCHUMBO), DAVE AUDÉ, RALPHI ROSARIO, RICH MOREL, EMJAE, TEDD PATTERSON AND PETER RAUHOFER THE SINGLE MARKS HER  11TH #1 BILLBOARD CHART-TOPPER ONO continues her reign […]

 

Magnet: Everything Was Beautiful – interview with Yoko Ono by Thurston Moore

Fri 27 Sep 2013 - Interviews & Articles

EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL In a MAGNET exclusive, Yoko Ono talks family, art history and the revived Plastic Ono Band’s Take Me To The Land Of Hell with Thurston Moore. Portraits by Gene Smirnov We Americans aren’t very comfortable with avantgarde artists. Neither are most other cultures, taken all around, but there’s something distinctively American in […]

 

Yoko Ono to receive the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award in Berlin

Thu 26 Sep 2013 - Awards

Yoko Ono will receive the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award for her strong commitment to world peace and gender equality over her entire career. The prize will be awarded on October 17th in Berlin, Gemany. The award recalls the german manager and patron Theodor Wanner (1875-1955), on whose initiative the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations […]

 

WNYC Soundcheck Interview: Yoko Ono At 80: Dancing Through Life

Wed 25 Sep 2013 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono almost needs no introduction. The 80-year-old artist, activist and musician recently told a reporter for The Australian that “art is breathing” — and she has been breathing, and making art for more than half a century. Among her recent projects is a new album with the Plastic Ono Band called Take Me To […]

 

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