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The Talkhouse: David Harrington & Yoko Ono

David Harrington There was a recent article in the paper about how ancient redwoods and sequoias are growing faster now than at any other time in their long lives. When I read this I had just begun my first listenings to Yoko Ono's Take Me to the Land of Hell. That's when I began to [...]

2013-09-23T04:06:21+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Music News|

Bicycle Piece For Orchestra – Homage to Yoko Ono from Norbert Krause

Dear Yoko, As I promised, this is my ‘Homage to Yoko Ono: Bicycle Piece for Orchestra’, performed by the Niederrheinische Sinfonieorchester Mönchengladbach. (trailer of a 7 minutes film, which is going to be seen in full length for the first time tomorrow at my studio) Do you like it? Love, Norbert Krause Dear Norbert, It's [...]

2013-09-21T15:15:28+00:00 September 21st, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Thurston 2013

Yoko Ono & Thurston Moore  played 4 Festival dates in August 2013, combining vocals, guitar, drums and spectacular visuals from Yoko and Thurston's film archives. 7 Aug Tranatlantyk Festival, Poznan, Poland Facebook Event 10 Aug Kampnagel Sommerfestival, Hamburg, Germany Facebook Event 18 Aug Huvila Festival, Helsinki, Finland Facebook Event 19 Aug Huvila Festival, Helsinki, Finland [...]

2013-09-09T18:08:21+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono awarded Transatlantyk Glocal Hero Award 2013

The most important event of the penultimate day of the Polish Transatlantyk Festival 2013 was the grand Closing Gala, held in the Concert Hall of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. Jan AP Kaczmarek hosted the entire event with the openness and charm, so typical for him. The culmination of the evening was the presentation [...]

2013-09-09T17:54:44+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Awards|

On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2013 by YOKO ONO

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011.   Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, 68 years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. People [...]

2013-08-05T04:27:18+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Written work|

‘Hold Me’ is ONO’s 10th Number One on the the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Charts

Today (18 April 2013), ONO soars to the top of the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart with her 10th #1 chart-topping single, HOLD ME featuring Dave Audé with mixes by EDM A-Listers Dave Audé, Ralphi Rosario, R3HAB, Papercha$er, Dirty Loud, Emjae, Rich Morel, Ivan Gomez & Nacho Chapado and Tommie Sunshine. ONO, once again, soars [...]

2013-04-18T06:39:35+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Discography, Music News, Yoko listens|

Yoko Ono – ACORN – a new poetry and art book from OR Books

In her new book ACORN from OR Books, renowned artist and political activist Yoko Ono offers intriguing, enchanting exercises to open our eyes on better ways of relating to ourselves, each other, and the planet we co-habit. Throughout the book are drawings by Yoko, many never before seen. Paperback: $16/£11, Ebook: $10/£7 Print + Ebook: $20/£14. PRE-ORDER [...]

2013-04-14T10:18:57+00:00 April 14th, 2013|100 Acorns, Written work|

Yoko Ono & Thurston Moore live – Transatlantyk Poznan International Film & Music Festival,

Get tickets here Artystce towarzyszyć będzie Thurston Moore, kultowy amerykański gitarzysta i wokalista zespołu Sonic Youth. Legenda światowej awangardy Yoko Ono, gwiazdą Festiwalu Transatlantyk 2013! Artystce towarzyszyć będzie Thurston Moore, kultowy amerykański gitarzysta i wokalista zespołu Sonic Youth. Na zaproszenie twórcy Festiwalu Transatlantyk - Jana A.P. Kaczmarka, Yoko Ono i Thurston Moore po raz pierwszy [...]

2013-04-10T03:19:22+00:00 April 4th, 2013|Music|

Ringo: Peace & Love – fIrst major exhibition to explore the life of Ringo Starr At The Grammy Museum

Premiers at The GRAMMY Museum® June 12, 2013 and Tour Selected Cities Through 2014 This one-of-a-kind, limited-run exhibit will offer visitors an unprecedented in-depth look at all aspects of Ringo's musical and creative life - as a musician, artist, actor, and as the man the world knows and loves simply as 'Ringo.' It will also [...]

2013-03-08T11:36:37+00:00 March 8th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono 80th Birthday – performs with Plastic Ono Band at Volksbühne, Berlin

Sunday February, 17 One of the most daring and influential artists of our time, Yoko Ono, celebrated her eightieth birthday with a sold-out performance to an energetic and hugely responsive crowd at the legendary Volksbühne in Berlin. YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND was led by her son, Sean Ono Lennon, who collaborated with Yoko on [...]

2013-04-15T09:35:58+00:00 February 17th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

Make It an Evening (Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, USA) 19th Feb 2013

Courtesy Earl J McGehee Yoko Ono art exhibit at GMOA incorporates music by Chelsey Abercrombie, The Red & Black On Feb. 18, Yoko Ono will celebrate her eightieth birthday. One day later, the freshly-minted octogenarian will release her latest single, a dance mix co-written by Ono and Dave Audé. The single’s release date [...]

2013-02-16T20:12:58+00:00 February 16th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

TUnEyArDs as YOKO – We’re All Water

Digital download out now: Download from iTunes Download from Chimera Music Store. Limited edition 10" vinyl out now at the Chimera Music Store and all good record stores. All profits go to Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. "We're All Water" "Warrior Woman" (remix) words and music by Yoko Ono, © Onomusic 1972, 1973. In 2010, Yoko Ono [...]

2013-02-11T21:49:12+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Music, Yoko listens|

Group Show: War is for the Living (Sylvia Wald / Po Kim Art Gallery, NY, USA)

The Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery is pleased to present War is for the Living, a group exhibition that brings together thirteen transnational, multiethnic, and intergenerational artists working in various media whose works provoke questions about a world permeated by war. These works underscore the living that comes after war and investigate what [...]

2013-02-08T19:48:51+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|