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Yoko Ono To Receive Japanese Art Prize

26th July 2011

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to receive the Hiroshima Art Prize for her efforts in spreading world peace.The 78 year old will pick up the accolade next summer (12) at a special ceremony in...

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Ono 'Threatens To Sue Over Lennon Pub'

11th July 2011

Yoko Ono has allegedly threatened legal action against the owner of a bar dedicated to her late husband John Lennon.Mike Craig spent thousands on memorabilia for his Beatles-themed venue, Lennon's Bar, in Dundee, Scotland, and...

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Lady Gaga Wants Mainstream Performance Art

9th July 2011

Lady Gaga says it's always been her ambition to make performance art mainstream.The 'Edge of Glory' hitmaker is known just as much for her on-stage performances and eccentric outfits as she is for her singing...

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The Things They Tweet 1722

7th July 2011

"Happy Birthday Ringo! Peace and Love! lots of love from yoko" John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono wishes Ringo Starr well on his 71st birthday. The former Beatle celebrates his big day on Thursday (07Jul11).

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Yoko Ono's Busy Schedule Keeps Her Looking Young

5th July 2011

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono credits her hectic work schedule with her youthful appearance - because she's always on her feet.The 78 year old admits she struggles to stick to healthy eating programmes and work-out...

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Ono Donates To Tornado Auction

15th June 2011

Musician Yoko Ono is auctioning off a personalised iPad and a signed photo to raise funds for the victims of the tornado-hit city of Joplin, Missouri.The Japanese star has donated a black and white shot...

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Sir Paul Mccartney And Ono Celebrate Beatles Show Anniversary

9th June 2011

Sir Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono hit Las Vegas on Wednesday (08Jun11) to celebrate Cirque du Soleil's hit Beatles show.George Harrison's widow Olivia and rocker son Dhani also showed up for the...

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The Beatles Entourage Set To Reunite For Cirque Du Soleil Anniversary

22nd May 2011

A few members and associates of the Beatles are set to get together in Las Vegas on 8 June to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Cirque Du Soleil's 'Love', the music-driven circus show from THE...

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Ono Auctions Trip To Strawberry Fields

10th May 2011

Yoko Ono is giving one lucky fan the chance to accompany her on a walk through Strawberry Fields, the section of New York's Central Park named in honour of her late husband John Lennon.The landscaped...

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Yoko Ono Backs Non-violence Project With Artwork

19th April 2011

Yoko Ono has thrown her support behind the Non-Violence Project and unveiled her interpretation of the organisation's iconic knotted gun symbol in memory of her late husband, John Lennon.The Non-Violence Project's signature logo, a gun...

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The Things They Say 21331

19th April 2011

"I always thought that I was an important musician. If you don't have that confidence, why would you go on and do it? People accuse artists of being narcissists - of course we are! If...

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John Lennon's Lyrics To Be Auctioned

14th April 2011

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to the Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' are set to make £122,000 at auction. The lyric sheet features the song's third verse and the opening lines of 'She's...

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Yoko Ono's Words Of Support For Japan

12th April 2011

Japanese singer/artist Yoko Ono is convinced her homeland will recover from the devastation wreaked by the recent earthquake and tsunami, insisting: "We're going to make it."John Lennon's widow, who now lives in New York City,...

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Yoko Ono Stages Benefits For Japan

28th March 2011

Yoko Ono has teamed up with Patti Smith and Sonic Youth to raise cash for the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami disasters in her native Japan.The singer/artist performed with Sonic Youth and her son...

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Yoko Ono Rocks For Japan In New York

28th March 2011

Yoko Ono played a special charity gig in New York on Sunday (27th March 2011) to raise money for the Japanese disaster relief fund.Yoko Ono, the Japanese-born artist and singer, headlined a disaster relief benefit...

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John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Ono Wedding Anniversary

23rd March 2011

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again - to celebrate the former Beatles star's marriage to Yoko Ono.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by...

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Yoko Ono And Lou Reed To Play Tsunami Benefit Shows

18th March 2011

Yoko Ono, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth are to perform at special fundraising gigs to boost aid efforts in tsunami-hit Japan.The Japanese widow of John Lennon will be joined by their son Sean Lennon, rockers...

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Lady Gaga And Katy Perry Urge Fans To Donate To Japan

14th March 2011

Lady Gaga has designed a wristband to raise money for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Asian country has suffered widespread devastation to its north eastern island as a result of the...

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Yoko Ono And George Takei Urge Help For Fellow Japanese

11th March 2011

Japanese artist/musician Yoko Ono and Star Trek actor George Takei have urged fans to support relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake in the region.Hundreds were killed when a tsunami, sparked by the 8.9-magnitude...

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Yoko Ono's Dance Success Guilt

9th March 2011

Yoko Ono feels "guilty" about being a dance star.The 78-year-old musician - widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has just scored her sixth consecutive number one track in the US dance charts with 'Move...

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Lennon Letters To Be Published

22nd January 2011

JOHN LENNON's letters are to be published after his widow YOKO ONO agreed to hand them over to a British book company for a reported $500,000-plus (£333,300).Publishers at Orion Books in London now own the...

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Tourist Arrested At Lennon Building

21st January 2011

A Korean man has been arrested after he entered the New York building where late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON once lived and rode the elevator with his widow YOKO ONO.Police detained the tourist, who is...

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Fascinating Fact 10665

14th January 2011

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO and moviemaker SAM TAYLOR-WOOD have donated their personal artwork to an auction for a British cancer charity. The pieces will be sold off in London on Tuesday (18Jan11) to benefit...

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Brad Pitt In Talks To Play John Lennon?

7th January 2011

Brad Pitt is in talks to play John Lennon in a new movie biopic. The 47-year-old actor is believed to have met with Yoko Ono, the widow of the late Beatle, to discuss playing the...

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The Things They Tweet 1331

2nd January 2011

"We stand on this beautiful planet enjoying the sunrise sunset change of seasons oceans mountains & lovely towns & cities we created together." YOKO ONO greets 2011 with a positive message to her Twitter followers.

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Lady Gaga Scores Best Selling Album 2010

28th December 2010

Lady Gaga's 'The Fame Monster' was the biggest selling album of 2010.The 'Telephone' singer's record - a repackaged version of her earlier disc, 'The Fame', with an additional eight tracks - sold 5.8 million copies...

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Ono Donates Lennon Coin To Children's Hospital Auction

17th December 2010

YOKO ONO has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring JOHN LENNON to an auction benefiting a children's hospital in the late BEATLES star's hometown.Ono is a patron of Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool,...

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Ono Recreates Lennon's Anti-war Poster

15th December 2010

YOKO ONO is recreating JOHN LENNON's famous billboard peace protest for the digital age - she's produced a downloadable version of his "War Is Over" poster in 100 different languages.The late Beatles legend hit headlines...

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Yoko Ono Leads Tributes To John Lennon

9th December 2010

Yoko Ono led tributes to John Lennon on the 30th anniversary of his death yesterday (08.12.10).The widow of the iconic 'Imagine' songwriter and peace activist wrote a heartfelt eulogy on her blog to mark 30...

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Ono Urges World To Remember Lennon

8th December 2010

Thousands of BEATLES fans descended on New York on Wednesday (08Dec10) to mark the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death, after his widow YOKO ONO called for the world to remember the rock icon.Lennon was...

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