Yoko Ono's new single Bad Dancer
has a video which involves Ira Glass, Questlove, Ira Glass, and other cool people dancing, well, poorly.
posted by Rory Marinich
on Nov 8, 2013 -
Ayn Rand, Jim Henson, Sidney Nolan, and Yoko Ono in Conversation on ARPNET. 17 April 1976 – The transcript presented here records a conversation between four figures from the broad spectrum of culture: puppeteer Jim Henson; Russian-American writer, philosopher and playwright Ayn Rand; painter Sidney Nolan; and artist and musician Yoko Ono. A few months after the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War, The Agency’s tests with the ARPANET convened these four individuals, each with a distinct sense of, as well as the potential means for, a competing world-view.
posted by Erasmouse
on Dec 11, 2012 -
The Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival
was held forty years ago today. Performers included: the Doors, Alice Cooper, Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry. The highlight for many was the appearance of John Lennon. Lennon was backed by the Plastic Ono Band, then comprised of Eric Clapton, Klaus Voorman
, and Alan White
(w/occasional vocals by Yoko). "We're just gonna do numbers we know because we've never played together before." D.A. Pennebaker filmed it
. YouTube videos of Lennon's set: Blue Suede Shoes
, Dizzy Miss Lizzy
, Yer Blues
, Cold Turkey
, and Give Peace a Chance
. [more inside]
posted by marxchivist
on Sep 13, 2009 -
The Snow Show!
In the winter of 2004 a unique cultural event, The Snow Show, will take place in Lapland. Internationally recognized architects like Steven Holl and artists, for example Yoko Ono, will collaborate to design installations using as their primary materials snow and ice.
They already made some pretty cool previews last winter
posted by hoskala
on Nov 9, 2003 -