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 […]
Yokohama Triennale ‘Our Magic Hour’ August 6 – November 6, 2011 Based on the theme “OUR MAGIC HOUR”, the YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2011 will be held at two main venues: the Yokohama Museum of Art and NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK). Focusing on works that allude to the magical mysterious powers in our daily lives […]
from Asahi.com The prize-giving ceremony for the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize (sponsored by Hiroshima City and Asahi Newspapers), an award for contemporary artists whose work has contributed to peace, was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hiroshima on July 29th. The avant-garde artist (78), wife of the late John Lennon, a former Beatle, […]
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 […]
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 […]
YOKO ONO was honoured last night in a ceremony presenting her with the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award. Now in its 20th year, this award is for modern-day patrons of the arts who “give their time, energy and money to encourage cultural life to flourish.” Announcing the award, the CEO and President of […]
Yoko Ono sees Beatles and Bed-in memorabilia at the new Museum of Liverpool Liverpool Echo YOKO Ono was reunited with the bedspread from the 1969 Montreal Bed-in For Peace yesterday. The 78-year-old was one of the special guests at the opening of the new Museum of Liverpool last night. She had the chance to see […]
by John Perkins Dear Friends, As I write this, I am watching the economic chaos in Greece. I’m sure we’re all sharing the feelings of fear of economic collapse that is rampant among the other European countries – and in fact, around the world. These events are classic cases of what I detail in my […]
By Jaan Uhelszki, The Morton Report Yoko Ono is diminutive in size, but huge in spirit. She is a fearless artist who will attempt anything, whether it’s topping the Billboard charts as a dance diva in her seventh decade or redefining our concept of space with her art installations. Over the years she has become so much […]
The Without Borders Film Festival in Umbria kicks off its fourth season on Friday with the world premiere of an animated film written and narrated by Yoko Ono. Hailed as the “only film festival with a soul” by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jerry Levitan, the non-profit event seeks to transcend political, economic, and religious differences by showcasing […]
IMAGINE PEACE by yoko ono to the pebble people: start your own campaign! A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good. I think. The butterfly is busybodying 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 […]
Visit the TALKING TO THE UNIVERSE webpage with brand new remixes by Ralphi Rosario & Chris The Greek. Enjoy the music, leave your messages in the music timeline and Tweet to The Universe! Keep checking back – more tracks coming soon! Download the mixes on the first EP from the iTunes Music Store here.
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? In time […]
LINDA McCARTNEY : LIFE IN PHOTOGRAPHS BONNI BENRUBI GALLERY, NYC JUNE 2ND – JULY 29TH, 2011 As women artists, we were branches of the same tree called INVISIBLE. Linda, it’s so nice to see your work being exhibited right in the center of New York City now. Each work shows your incredible sensitivity as a first […]
From 5pm June 22nd until midnight on June 23rd, in recognition of INTERNATIONAL WIDOW’S DAY, Yoko Ono’s participatory artwork MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL will be projected on the General Assembly west side wall of the United Nations Headquarters, 3 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY, USA. MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL On June 23rd, INTERNATIONAL WIDOW’S […]
Make Music New York Special Programs Yoko Ono’s Secret Piece (1953) throughout Central Park from 5AM – 8AM on June 21, 2011. Celebrate the summer solstice with Yoko Ono’s meditative Secret Piece, at sunrise in Central Park. We will meet at Columbus Circle starting at 5AM. Bring any musical instrument or just your voice, and we […]
YOKO ONO MAKES SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE WITH YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA FOR BIG IN JAPAN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL KCRW’S World Festival SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011 AT 7:00 PM Yoko Ono joins Yellow Magic Orchestra in a special guest appearance for Big in Japan at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, June 26 a 7 p.m. […]
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
Happy Birthday, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi!
Along with many others around the world, I was so happy to hear about your release from detention last November.
My birthday wish for you and the people of Burma is that all prisoners of conscience still behind bars in Burma are released!
A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality.
19th June 2011
On June 19 Bang on a Can returns with its incomparable 13-hour FREE super-mix of ear-bending music featuring over 150 astounding musicians and composers from throughout the world, co-presented by the River to River Festival® and arts>World Financial Center! Be at World Financial Center’s Winter Garden at 11AM (sharp!) for the outdoor kick-off on the plaza featuring the […]