Posts Tagged ‘yoko ono’

The Sleigher: Yoko Ono and the Flaming Lips, “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”

Arts Desk's cheery and cheeky evaluation of new holiday music returns.

Design Collective threeASFOUR at the Textile Museum this Friday

Since 2005, the New York-based fashion collective threeASFOUR, comprised of Gabi Asfour, Angela Donhauser, and Adi Gil, has been producing avant garde, almost museum-quality clothing that recalls Japanese designers like Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo. Indeed, their clothing has been featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and in London's Victoria and Albert Museum. This [...]

Arts Roundup: Booze and Piss and Liz Phair Edition

Good morning! I know, I know, starting a roundup with thoughts about the weather is terrible, but: It's a sauna out there, and the Phillips Collection is offering some relief, or at least it has a canny way to draw you in at the close of the week. Every Friday through August, show up there [...]

Last Chance: “Naked” by A.B. Miner at G Fine Art

The debut show in G Fine Art's new space, Al Miner's "Naked," closes Saturday, so this week is your last chance to see the artist at his barest. A City Lights pick last month outlined Miner's self portraits—both of his scarred and scabbed chest following a double mastectomy, and of his face in various states [...]

Festival Watch: Smell Anniversary Fest, Sounds Like Brooklyn, Noise Pop

Neon Hates You/Smell Anniversary Fest: The Smell is the sort of DIY space that makes a scene. All ages, with a bent toward the experimental and interesting, this L.A. spot is about to mark its 12th anniversary with a weekend festival (Jan. 22 and 23) that seems heavy on the stuff [...]

Reviewed: John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band Live in Toronto ’69

Beatles freaks love milestones, and when it comes to the big one—what moment portended the group's demise?—there's no shortage of possibilities. Was it the phone call Paul received chez the Maharishi informing him that the Beatles' business guru had died of a carbitral overdose? The half-baked Magical Mystery Tour project, Paul's money-hemorrhaging power-grab that Bob [...]