///Interviews & Articles

The Washington Times: Independent women lead social change in Japan

Independent women lead social change in Japan By Christopher Johnson - Special to The Washington Times NIIGATA, Japan — Onstage in front of about 5,000 ecstatic fans, Nic Endo unleashes a torrent of beats and shouts to help Japanese vent their feelings about their recent disasters. “We need to release our subdued feelings,” she told [...]

2011-08-03T09:08:50+00:00August 3rd, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

Billboard: Yoko Ono Talks Dance Hits, Lady Gaga, John Lennon and Twitter

by Jessica Letkemann, Billboard N.Y. In December 2010, the last time Yoko Ono was at Billboard, she was being honored for a whopping five consecutive No. 1s on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. With her just-released single Talking To The Universe climbing the same chart, the iconoclastic veteran artist took time out to chat about the DJ [...]

2011-07-29T20:27:24+00:00July 25th, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

The New Yooxer: Star Dream Box: YOKO ONO

Music has always been a major part of Yoko Ono’s life, from those legendary days as John Lennon’s iconic partner to the recent dance floor hits she has been delighting us with. Just how was the Yoko legend born? How does one reconcile such strong political ideals with a wicked sense of style? [...]

2011-07-01T07:07:14+00:00July 1st, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

♬ Listen to Yoko Ono on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs (from the BBC Radio Archives)

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 10 June 2007 Listen now on BBC iPlayer (45 minutes) Download to keep Kirsty Young's castaway this week is Yoko Ono. She was already an avant-garde artist in her own right when, in 1968, she started dating one of the most famous men in the world, John Lennon. [...]

2011-05-09T02:51:57+00:00April 24th, 2011|Interviews & Articles, Yoko listens|

Spinner: Yoko Ono on Japan’s Devastation, Dating and Discovering John Lennon’s Genius

by Jonathan Dekel, Spinner Yoko Ono is in the midst of a critical and popular comeback at the age of 78 -- she reunited the Plastic Ono Band for a series of star-studded shows last year, was a featured speaker at SXSW last month and recently scored her sixth consecutive No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Dance Club chart. [...]

2011-04-27T06:56:11+00:00April 12th, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

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

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 [...]

2011-04-04T20:44:13+00:00March 22nd, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

Yoko Ono guest speaker at SXSW March 18th & guest artist at Sean Lennon’s SXSW Chimera Music Night, March 19th The Elysium, Austin TX

Yoko Ono - guest speaker at SXSW 2011 - March 18th South By Southwest (SXSW) is thrilled to announce Yoko Ono as a very special featured speaker for the 25th Music Conference and Festival. Ms. Ono will sit down with Jody Denberg for a SXSW Interview on Friday March 18th. Yoko Ono & Jody Denberg [...]

New Statesman – Top Ten Creative Campaigns: Honeymoon “bed-in” for peace 1969

Top Ten Creative Campaigns | Honeymoon “bed-in” for peace | 1969 by Victoria Mitchell. New Statesman The former member of the Beatles John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, recognised the value of press attention that was focused on their nuptials and exploited this to petition for world peace. The couple drew attention [...]

2011-01-28T16:41:21+00:00January 28th, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

The AnOther Proust Questionnaire: Yoko Ono, by Jefferson Hack

by Jefferson Hack, AnOther Magazine. Using his modern interpretation of the original Proust Questionnaire, Jefferson Hack uncovers the true mindsets of his peers John Lennon once described her as "the world's most famous unknown artist: everybody knows her name, but nobody knows what she does." As well as being known as John's wife — images [...]

2011-01-20T05:53:38+00:00January 20th, 2011|Interviews & Articles|