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Yoko Ono – 3 sold out shows at Café OTO in London with Thurston Moore, Steve Shelley, Talvin Singh & Nels Cline

Yoko Ono just played three incredible sold-out shows in London, all at Cafe OTO in Dalston. On the weekend of March 22nd & 23rd, Ono delivered scorching improvised sets with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth, to the obvious delight of the audience, many of whom couldn’t believe they had got a ticket [...]

2014-03-30T07:37:27+00:00 March 25th, 2014|Music|

JOHN & YOKO Wedding Anniversary 20 March 1969

Yoko: "Let's go back to the future, you know. That's why we're here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world, because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They're going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We're not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we're with them." Listen to John & Yoko on honeymoon spreading their peace message in Amsterdam.

2014-03-20T10:38:40+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Feature, Interviews & Articles|

Tony Benn and his plaque to Emily Wilding Davison in the Houses of Parliament

This plaque to Emily Wilding Davison was put up in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft by Tony Benn MP. Tony Benn said in the House of Commons in 2001: 'I have put up several plaques—quite illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison, [...]

2014-04-18T01:24:11+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Imagine All The People, Yoko reads|

YOKO ONO LIVE – Two surprise London shows with Thurston Moore & Steve Shelley; Nels Cline & Talvin Singh – instantly SOLD OUT

From London’s CAFE OTO: We’re thrilled to welcome Yoko Ono back to Cafe OTO for two very special performances – A trio with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley next Saturday (22 March) and an NYC-style late night set the following Tuesday (25 March) with Nels Cline and Talvin Singh. Obviously, this is an incredibly rare opportunity to see one of the most important figures of the twentieth century [...]

2014-03-17T12:52:36+00:00 March 17th, 2014|Events & Exhibitions, Music|

YOKO ONO: HALF-A-WIND Show (Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain)

Q&A YOKO ONO. HALF-A-WIND SHOW. RETROSPECTIVA: Performance Pintura de acción YOKO ONO. HALF-A-WIND SHOW. RETROSPECTIVA: Performance Pieza cielo para Jesucristo Nuevo Spot de la muestraYoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show. Retrospectiva The Guardian: Yoko Ono show at Guggenheim shines light on pioneering conceptual artist Bilbao exhibition of installations, music and films demonstrates avant-gardiste's true talents, her reach [...]

2014-12-31T09:37:44+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Events & Exhibitions News|

18 FEB: HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOKO!

Message from Yoko Ono: Don't give up on our beautiful planet. Use your healing power and make it well. World Peace is around the corner. I love you! yoko Tonight is Yoko Ono's birthday! IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is lit in tribute and the Northern Lights are shining bright! See it all LIVE & send in your [...]

2014-03-03T13:11:10+00:00 February 18th, 2014|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Written work|

John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes – interactive App to benefit Why Hunger

The groundbreaking interactive album app, JOHN LENNON: THE BERMUDA TAPES, is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in the Apple App Store! John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes tells the story of John Lennon’s life changing journey sailing through a mid-Atlantic storm to Bermuda in June 1980, the profound creative discovery during his time on [...]

2013-12-16T07:52:02+00:00 November 14th, 2013|Imagine No Hunger|

Yoko Ono Lennon, WhyHunger & HardRock: IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER 2013

IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER - 6TH ANNUAL CAMPAIGN Yoko Ono Lennon is teaming up with WhyHunger, Hard Rock International and thousands of supporters around the world for “Imagine There’s No Hunger,” a global campaign to fight childhood hunger and poverty through the support of sustainable agriculture education and nutritional feeding programs. HELPING COMMUNITIES in 22 [...]

2013-11-04T12:06:52+00:00 November 4th, 2013|Imagine All The People, Imagine No Hunger|

Lou Reed

The last time I saw Lou was when we did a show together in New York to raise money for the victims of the Fukushima disaster. Lou's song was full of anger. I couldn't help asking why. Lou just smiled a warm smile. I will never forget that smile. Lou will always be in our [...]

2013-10-31T17:07:17+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Written work|

Yoko Ono relights IMAGINE PEACE TOWER

On 9th October 2013, Yoko Ono relit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in memory of John Lennon. CHESHIRE CAT CRY I’m rolling in your dreams Listening to your screams Cheshire Cat Cry The River is dry We the expendable people of the United States Digging our own ditches While the Dead in the trenches Are covered with [...]

2013-10-11T11:30:43+00:00 October 11th, 2013|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

Yoko Ono made an Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík, Iceland

Jón Gnarr, mayor of Reykjavík, nominated the artist YOKO ONO as Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík at a special ceremony at Höfdi House today. The City Council Executive Committee of Reykjavík agreed unanimously last week to make ONO an honorary citizen of Reykjavík, capital of Iceland. With this honorary title Reykjavík wants to thank Yoko for [...]

2013-10-11T08:55:53+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Awards|