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THE SKY IS PINK by Josh Fox <---- watch this film & save New York's clean, free safe water supply

"Just as there is no safe cigarette, there is no safe hydrofracking" Save New York's clean, free, safe water supply from pollution from the harmful side effects of hydrofracking. Tell Governor Cuomo and the state legislature It’s time to ban fracking now. SIGN THE PETITION HERE New Anti-Fracking Film by Gasland's Josh Fox Targets Cuomo: [...]

June 25th, 2012|Yoko recommends|

Today, June 23 is International Widow’s Day. Support & donate here: http://www.theloombafoundation.org/donate

International Widows Day is the UN’s annual global day of action to address the poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries. It takes place on 23 June. International Widows Day was initiated by the Loomba Foundation in 2005 and officially recognised by the United Nations General Assembly, on [...]

June 23rd, 2012|Imagine All The People|

Yoko Ono receives lifetime achievement award from Dublin Biennial for contribution to art, music and campaigning

Yoko Ono: honoured in Dublin by The Irish Times Yoko Ono spoke of her late husband John Lennon’s love of Ireland yesterday as she received her lifetime achievement award for her contribution to the worlds of art, music and campaigning, writes Aishling Phelan. ‘‘John, who sometimes considered himself 100 per cent Irish, would have loved [...]

June 22nd, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

London Evening Standard: A message from Yoko & TO THE LIGHT, Serpentine Gallery – review

by Ben Luke, Evening Standard Ono’s film, IMAGINE PEACE, set to Lennon’s song, is a very personal contribution to the London 2012 Festival, she tells Ben Luke Outside the Serpentine Gallery on a rare lovely summer’s day, crowds are thronging around five small Cornus trees. Dangling from the branches are pieces of card on which [...]

June 21st, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

Go YOKO by Polly Devlin, Vogue magazine

YOKO revisited: Author and conservationist Polly Devlin first met Yoko Ono with John Lennon on an assignment for this magazine in 1971. The two women were reunited on the eve of Ono's Serpentine Gallery exhibition, To the Light (June 19 to September 9, Serpentinegallery.org), in "Go Yoko". "We were both young women then and she's [...]

June 18th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

The Guardian: Aung San Suu Kyi: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture

"I am standing here because I was once a prisoner of conscience. As you look at me and listen to me, please remember the often repeated truth that one prisoner of conscience is one too many. Those who have not yet been given access to the benefits of justice in my country number much more than one. Please remember them and do whatever is possible to affect their earliest, unconditional release. "

June 17th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

British Vogue Style File – Yoko Ono: Track the amazing style history of the artist and performer

DECEMBER 1968 - Photographed with John Lennon - they reportedly had been together since May 1968, although there are conflicting reports of how and when they met that have never been confirmed. APRIL 1 1969 - With John Lennon at Vienna airport - the couple had married the previous month. 1970 - Wearing head-to-toe black [...]

June 9th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

The Guardian profile: Yoko Ono

An artist for the age of Occupy is given a retrospective at the Serpentine Gallery in London. by Charlotte Higgins, The Guardian The most famous thing anyone ever said about Yoko Ono was, inevitably, said by John Lennon, and for years it held true. He called her "the world's most famous unknown artist, everyone knows her [...]

June 8th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions News|

Yoko Ono: Moment (Moderna Museet, Stockholm Sweden)

  YOKO ONO: GRAPEFRUIT By the late 1950s, Yoko Ono had already begun creating poetic works in which text, music, performance and experimental painting merge. The exhibition has its starting point in Grapefruit, which Yoko Ono (b. 1933) published in 1964. This book contains ideas and sketches for painting, events, films, dance, music, [...]

June 1st, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Future Fortified

Future Fortified is a global campaign to help millions of women and children around the world gain access to the essential nutrients they need to lead healthy, enriched lives. Nearly 2 billion people around the world suffer from a lack of proper nutrition. Globally, 1 in 3 of all childhood deaths are due to maternal & child undernutrition while malnutrition [...]

May 30th, 2012|Yoko recommends|

Happy 75th Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge! by Yoko Ono

  HAPPY 75TH BIRTHDAY GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE! In 1933, just before I was born, my father Yeisuke Ono left Tokyo to go to San Francisco. In 1935, my Mom, Isoko and I travelled to San Francisco to meet up with my father. I was 2½ years old. The Golden Gate Bridge was still incomplete. This [...]

May 28th, 2012|Words|

Oprah.com: 5 Things Yoko Ono Knows For Sure

5 Things Yoko Ono Knows For Sure The artist, musician, and author—her illustrated book, An Invisible Flower, is in stores this month—talks about activism, self-expression, and happiness. As told to Stephanie Palumbo, Oprah.com 1. Your thoughts are more powerful than you know. Several years ago, I was walking in Central Park with a friend, and he [...]

May 28th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|