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No Brian Epstein? No Beatles!

Martin Lewis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Put simply -- The Beatles changed the world. But Brian Epstein's gift was that he changed them. And gave them the pathway to reach us.

Chicks on Speed, Julian Assange, Yoko Ono and Others Join Forces for 'Artstravaganza'

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

Long before Lady Gaga was visioning "ArtRaves" in galleries to promote her modern art-infused idea of what pop music should be and, perhaps, become, Munich-based fine art/musical ensemble Chicks on Speed had already realized it.

If Yoko's Retrospective Doesn't Make You Cry, We Don't Know What Will

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

"Whisper your name to the wind. Ask the wind to take it to the end of the world." This is the advice of Yoko Ono, the 81-year-old conceptual artist wh...

Madonna And Pussy Riot Join Forces For Human Rights Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of singing, Madonna and Pussy Riot spoke with passion about human rights issues at a concert for Amnesty International. Mad...

Cherrytree Records Extravaganza: Ivy Levan and Sting Set to Rock Beatles on Letterman; RAC Readies New Album; Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.

Keep Tweeting, Ambassador Kennedy

Nancy Snow | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Nancy Snow

Ambassador Kennedy was right to raise the issue, controversial or not. Open dissent and debate is exactly what Japan needs more of now, not less.

WAZA Can Save Angel and End Dolphin Hunts in Taiji

Ric O’Barry | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green
Ric O’Barry

WAZA should stop making claims based on the false assertion that the dolphin hunts are somehow part of "Japanese culture." This is just a lame excuse for the lucrative captures and killing to continue.

Kia Makarechi

What Yoko Ono Learned This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment

Yoko Ono is an indefatigable spirit who spent 2013 like she has spent many of the past 80 years: making music, dabbling in the fine and performance ar...

On Teaching Performance at Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

photo taken at NYU Grey Gallery It is an honor to be the first to teach performance in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department at Harvard. ...

Jindal Slams Obama, 'Extremist Left'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) criticized President Barack Obama and the "extremist left" over energy policy during an appearance at the National Con...

Yoko Ono's Incredible New Video Reaffirms She Is The Queen Of Everything

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

How much do you love Yoko Ono? A lot, right? Well, get ready to love her even more. Yup, her new video is that good. The video for the bouncy "Bad...

How Paul McCartney Made Yoko Ono 'Thankful'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Yoko Ono says she's thankful Paul McCartney appears to have gotten over his grudge against her. McCartney, in a recent ...

Listen to This Book: The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

Thomas infuses his passion for the music, poetry, and recorded rhetoric with a weighty reverence for the events and attitudes that shaped a generation. His mission started out quite innocently.

Yoko Ono Is 'Very Thankful' For Paul McCartney's Change Of Heart

Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment

Yoko Ono has been saying for years that she wasn't responsible for The Beatles' 1970 breakup. Now, the 80-year-old singer and artist is expressing gra...

My Old Pal, Charly, Visits John and Yoko at the Dakota

Binky Philips | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

He'd been instructed to remove his boots in the elevator. Most of John and Yoko's apartment was fitted with white carpeting. A foyer door opened, and there stood ... John and Yoko. Boi-oi-oing!

25 Best Exhibitions From Around The World This Fall

The Huffington Post Arts | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

It's that time of year, art lovers. Winds are blowing, leaves are crunching and the streets are buzzing with talk of the newest art exhibitions. Autum...

The New Yoko And John?

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

True hip-hop and R&B heads are already familiar with Jhene Aiko, but she's due to get an even bigger boost on Tuesday. As a featured vocalist on "From...

Kia Makarechi

Yoko Ono: John Lennon Would Love Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment

Yoko Ono is 80 years old, but on Sunday night, she was just a rockstar sashaying her way around the stage at Bowery Ballroom, one of New York's smalle...

Business and the Yoko Ono Factor

Don McNay | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Don McNay

There is no way The Beatles could get back together, and I still can't warm up to Yoko. I suspect I never will. In the business world, the Yoko Ono factor has significant consequences when people cannot make smart choices because of irrational factors.

Born Digital, But Still Living in a Limited World?

Susan Moeller | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts
Susan Moeller

This generation is master of the virtual world. The real world? Not so much. Yet.

Boomer Mom or Jewish Mother?

Meta Wagner | Posted 10.16.2013 | Fifty
Meta Wagner

I recently experienced a Boomer mom's dream come true: my son's indie rock band was in Rolling Stone online twice in one month. My son Daniel was quoted on the virtues of free basement shows as compared with larger venues because, as he put it, "people are just a lot more drunk." I couldn't be more proud.

The Invention of Dieter Meier

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

It is in Dieter Meier's work as an artist where he best melds his chameleon-like thirst for adventure, with his comic sense of the futility of any endeavor. Now, his evolution as an artist and performer is on view in a show, Dieter Meier the Yello Years.

Kia Makarechi

Yoko Ono Has A Surprise For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment

The Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band is releasing "Take Me to the Land of Hell" on Sept. 17, but fans will be pleased to hear that Yoko Ono will post one tra...

First Nighter: Beatles Tribute "Let It Be" Disappoints, as Does "Nobody Loves You" Tuner

David Finkle | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

On behalf of Let It Be, described as "a celebration of the music of the Beatles," I don't have much to say. Why would I? I'm a longtime, dyed-in-the-vinyl Beatles fan.

Yoko Ono, Radiohead And More Urge Pussy Riot's Release

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — Amnesty International says that more than 100 leading musicians are calling for release of jailed members of the Russian punk group Pus...