Yoko Ono answers your questions every Friday on Twitter and Facebook.
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? [...]
IMAGINE PEACE 2012 Yoko Ono Lennon 18 February 2011 Dear Friends, Today, February 18th, 2011, I am 78. I know you are asking many questions on Twitter and elsewhere about what I am really like. It's something I would love to know, too! One day it will suddenly dawn on us ...maybe. The world situation [...]
Yoko Ono spreads message of peace, love in Long Branch by Kathy Dzielak, Asbury Park Press Ask Yoko Ono how she feels about the Internet, and the answer probably shouldn't come as a surprise. "I do Twitter, I do Facebook, I do MySpace," says the 77-year-old Ono. "I just love the fact that it's given [...]
Yoko Ono still wants to reconnect humanity with its long-lost id. From Fluxus to songstress, the 77-year-old has used every free-associative vocal, literary, and visual avant-garde tool at her disposal to help resuscitate the uncensored thoughts of audiences around the world. Born in 1933 in Japan, Ono was the first female artist to market experimental primal wails as legitimate music at a time when demure vulnerability was prized over a woman’s angst-ridden screams. Her proto-feminist punk, often orgasmic vocals were inspired by childbirth; musically, her spawn includes bands like Deerhoof, Animal Collective, Sonic Youth, Bikini Kill and the whole riot grrrl gang- who owe their flagrant embrace of the loud and the absurd to Ono's radical displays of freedom.
Part 1/4: Childhood Part 2/4: Passages For Light Part 3/4: Five Films & Chair Piece Part 4/4: Q&A Yoko Ono's lecture at Stanford University on 14 Jan 2009 Courtesy of Yoko Ono, Stanford University & www.IMAGINEPEACE.com Lectures & Films ©2009 Yoko Ono Video Footage ©2009 Stanford University All Rights Reserved. Yoko Ono reflects on her [...]
Social tweet-up to help raise funds for clean water in developing countries Forty years after John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged a Bed-In for Peace, The Beatles Revolution Lounge at the Mirage, Las Vegas is preparing to host a tweet-in for charity. Micro-bloggers who use Twitter to log and share short dispatches with each other are being [...]
Yoko's tweeting on Twitter. Join her here: http://twitter.com/yokoono Yoko Ono Is @yokoono But Isn't Dear Abby by Benjy Eisen, Spinner With Kanye West, Ben Gibbard, Tom Waits and other famous musicians telling the world that Twitter accounts attributed to their highnesses are actually by imposters, @yokoono is not only the real deal, but she's actually using the platform to reach out [...]