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Yoko Ono: John Lennon Would Have Loved Twitter

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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 smaller yet still venerable concert venues.

The tireless activist, recording musician, performance artist and widow of John Lennon worked through a strong set, at times adding echoes that rendered her voice incomprehensible and dipping into her trademark howls and hollers with a decidedly physical effort. A run of Ono's curious art films preceded the actual performance: a hilarious trailer for "Film No. 4," (a 1966 short that offers nothing but close-ups of various derrières), 1970's "Freedom" (in which Ono slowly removes her bra) and "FLY," (an impressively difficult to watch project in which the titular insect screeches its way around Ono's body).

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Source: Huff Post Entertainment

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