ONE YEAR ON: Yoko Ono: Message to Japanese people affected by the Sendai Quake & Tsunami, 2011

Message to the Japanese people affected by the Sendai Earthquake & Tsunami by Yoko Ono, 11 March 2011 My dear people of Japan, I feel numb now, as if I was there myself and hit with this disaster as you have been. Only just recently I visited Tokyo, and was delighted how beautiful, clean and […]

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On the anniversary of 3/11: SURVIVING JAPAN – UPDATE from Director Chris Noland

Sat 10 Mar 2012 - Imagine All The People

Back This Project $1 minimum pledge   UPDATE from Director Chris Noland, 3/11/2012 Dear Yoko and readers of, This is Chris Noland. I thought I would bring you up to what is currently going on with our SURVIVING JAPAN film project. It has been one year since my life changed forever in Tokyo on 11 […]

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Group Show: Now and Future Japan (London, UK)

Fri 02 Mar 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

2:46pm, 11 March 2011: children were at school in the hills high up above the coast; fishermen were at the beach; mothers were in their homes by the sea. On this seemingly ordinary day, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, followed by a tsunami, hit north-east Japan, subsequently destroying several nuclear power plants and causing untold damage. The […]

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Yoko Ono: ‘The Road Of Hope’ Mori Art Museum Art Course Lecture 13 (The Grand Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan) 4 Aug 2011

Tue 26 Jul 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono: ‘The Road Of Hope’ Mori Art Museum Lecture Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “MAM Art Course No.13: Yoko Ono – The Road of Hope’” on Thursday, 4 August, 2011. The “Mori Art Museum Art Course” is a series of educational courses exploring diverse facets of contemporary art. The courses are divided […]

Tagged with: – Share your tributes for Father’s Day 2011 by Yoko Ono

Sat 18 Jun 2011 - Events & Exhibitions News

Upload your father’s photo to the MY DADDY IS BEAUTIFUL groups on Facebook or Flickr.
Write his name, a note about him, to him 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 him with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of i ii iii. love,

Yoko Ono Lennon
for Fathers Day: Sunday 19th June 2011

Twitter brings world closer for Japan quake charity e-book #quakebook

Tue 10 May 2011 - Imagine All The People

Twitter brings world closer for Japan quake charity e-book By Hugh Lawson, Reuters May 10 (Reuters Life!) – An avid Twitter user’s desire to help Japan recover from the devastating March earthquake and tsunami has resulted in a charity e-book based on material gathered from around the world — all within three days. With Yoko […]

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Yoko donates a piece of ‘Promise Piece II’ to Silent Art Auction for East Northern Japan (Koyama Gallery, Tokyo)

Fri 15 Apr 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

ロット / LOT : 124 作家名 / ARTIST : オノ・ヨーコ Yoko Ono タイトル / TITLE : Promise Piece II 制作年 / YEAR : 2010 技法 / MATERIAL : Vinyl on acrylic 作品サイズ / SIZE : Approximately 21cm x 13cm x 2cm (not including base) 落札参考価格 / ESTIMATE (JPY) : 180,000-220,000 出品ギャラリー / GALLERY : TOMIO […]

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Beady Eye record Across The Universe for British Red Cross Japanese Tsunami Appeal

Sun 03 Apr 2011 - Events & Exhibitions News

BEADY EYE RECORD ‘ACROSS THE UNIVERSE’ Beady Eye have announced they are releasing a cover of The Beatles’ ‘Across The Universe’ which they performed live during Sunday Night’s Japan Disaster Benefit at the Brixton Academy, London. The concert also featured The Coral, Graham Coxon, Paul Weller, Kelly Jones, Primal Scream and Richard Ashcroft. Beady Eye closed […]

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Group Show: Benefit For Nippon (London, UK)

Fri 01 Apr 2011 - Events & Exhibitions


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Westbury Friends School fundraiser – World of Cranes

Thu 31 Mar 2011 - Imagine All The People

Dear Yoko, Westbury Friends School, a small Quaker School on Long Island, wishes to express our concern for the people of Japan who have suffered so much during the past month. We wanted to share an all-school activity, which we have been involved in since January and how we were able to turn that into […]

Group Show LIVE: TO JAPAN WITH LOVE Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band Patti Smith Tony Shanahan Cibo Matto. Special guests Lou Reed, Antony, Greg Saunier ***SOLD OUT***

Thu 24 Mar 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Dear Friends A big THANKYOU to all who came to and participated in TO JAPAN WITH LOVE last night. We raised $71,103.35 for Japan relief! Le Poisson Rouge will be issuing a check for this amount tomorrow to be paid to Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund. This donation will be noted that it is from […]

27 March JAPAN BENEFIT Concert: YOKO ONO, Sean Lennon, Sonic Youth, Mike Patton, Cibo Matto & more (Miller Theater Columbia University, NY)

Thu 24 Mar 2011 - Awards, Events & Exhibitions

  What happened is not just what happened in Japan. It is affecting our planet in a big way. And our hearts are beating in unison all over the world. Let’s come together and pray. Give generously and quickly to the ones who are in pain for having lost so much. Whatever you give with […]

Yoko Ono on Lennon, Love, Feminism, and Japan by Deenah Vollmer, Interview Magazine

Tue 22 Mar 2011 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono on Lennon, Love, Feminism, and Japan by Deenah Vollmer, Interview Magazine 22 March 2011 With a new dance hit, “Move on Fast,” and a forthcoming benefit show for Japan on March 27th at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre, Yoko Ono attended at the South by Southwest music festival for an official interview and to belt […]

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The Takeaway: Yoko Ono on Disaster and Hope in Japan (audio)

Wed 16 Mar 2011 - Interviews & Articles

from John Hockenberry & Celeste Headlee, The Take Away. Yoko Ono Lennon experienced the devastation of WWII on Japan. Since then, she’s moved to the United States and worked as an artist and musician. She speaks strongly about pain, love, and her reverence for planet Earth. In the wake of Japan’s quake and tsunami, she […]

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Half Kenneth – a Ken Ochiai film

Sat 26 Dec 2009 - Yoko watches

“In a country divided, only together can they survive.” On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, forcing tens of thousands of United States citizens of Japanese ancestry out of their homes and into internment camps isolated in the austere terrain of the American desert. Kenneth Handa is an adolescent Japanese-American, […]

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Dream Power: John Lennon Super Live: Building Schools in Asia & Africa

Let’s donate schools to the deprived children of Asia and Africa! Imagine a wave of Dream Power spreading across the world. Starting in 2001 in Japan, the Dream Power concerts have now helped build 85 schools in some 22 countries across Asia and Africa. If you stop to think about it, the children who were […]

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The Quietus pt 1: Yoko Oh Yes! Ms Ono Speaks About Peace, Pop And Computer Games

Sat 26 Sep 2009 - Feature, Interviews & Articles

by Carol Clerk, The Quietus Some of us may be surprised at just how good Between My Head And The Sky, the new album by the Plastic Ono Band, actually is. Not Carol Clerk, who met up with Yoko to talk about her music and peace projects . . . It’s a beautiful September morning, […]

Yoko Ono: This Much I Know (The Observer, UK)

Tue 22 Sep 2009 - Interviews & Articles

THIS MUCH I KNOW Yoko Ono Artist, 76, London Interview: Alice Fishes, The Observer Photograph: Albert Watson When I think of Japan I think of food. I miss the Japanese spirit, the culture and civilisation that we had and lost. I know that most parents don’t like the culture of their children, but I do […]

Yoko Ono: In Her Life / Shining On (Daily Telegraph, UK)

Sat 19 Sep 2009 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono: In Her Life / Shining On After 40 years of being unfairly accused of breaking up the Beatles and harshly mocked for her avant garde art and pop music, Yoko Ono is finally being recognised as a true pioneer. By Sheryl Garratt, Daily Telegraph Soon after I sit down to talk with Yoko […]

Yoko Ono: The Stanford Lecture 2009

Part 1/4: Childhood Part 2/4: Passages For Light Part 3/4: Five Films & Chair Piece Part 4/4: Q&A Yoko Ono’s lecture at Stanford University on 14 Jan 2009 Courtesy of Yoko Ono, Stanford University & Lectures & Films ©2009 Yoko Ono Video Footage ©2009 Stanford University All Rights Reserved. Yoko Ono reflects on her […]




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