Sunday, December 08, 2013
John Lennon wrote songs that reflected, inspired, and shaped our lives. With The Beatles, and during his solo career, Lennon questioned and challenged what a song could be, and gave us new possibilities. He was murdered in New York City on December 8, 1980, and on this anniversary, we honor his life and legacy. David Garland presents a range of Lennon's famous and less-well-known songs, and speaks with Lennon's widow Yoko Ono about what the songs mean to her and the world.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Yoko Ono has always pushed the boundaries of art, culture, and politics. At 80 years old she's still an active, daring artist and musician, and a provocative public figure. Now the controversial legend joins David Garland to present her newest work, the album Take Me to the Land of Hell.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon join David Garland to present and talk about Yoko Ono's music. Yoko and Sean tell many interesting stories, speak intimately about the music, and reminisce about the events that inspired the compositions. Plus, see photos here. This show first aired May 13, 2012.
Sunday, December 02, 2012
Spinning On Air's 25th anniversary was celebrated in WNYC's Greene Space on November 14th. Special guests Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, John Zorn, Diane Cluck, Vashti Bunyan, Jean Rohe, Nels Cline, Isabel Castellvi, Anders Griffen, Ryan Maxwell, Pauline Kim, Conrad Harris, and Brian Lehrer joined David Garland for an evening of ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The event was hosted by the show's creator David Garland, and featured performances by, and conversations with, ...
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Yoko Ono and her son, Sean Lennon, join David Garland to present and talk about Yoko Ono's music. Yoko and Sean tell many interesting stories, speak intimately about the music, and reminisce about the events that inspired the compositions. Plus, see photos here.
Monday, August 15, 2011
"Bed Peace" is a 70-minute documentary about bed-ins for peace Lennon and Ono held in 1969 in Amsterdam and Montreal. Check out the documentary here.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Yoko Ono Lennon experienced the devastation of WWII on Japan. Since then, she's moved to the United States and worked as an artist and musician. She speaks strongly about pain, love, and her reverence for planet Earth. In the wake of Japan's quake and tsunami, she has been thinking of her home country and contributing to the Red Cross. She encourages others to do the same, or to participate in the rebuilding of Japan in a more hands-on way if they can. Amidst the pain and the destruction, she is hopeful that her country can rebuild.
Friday, October 02, 2009
Studio 360 reaches the ends of the earth. Yoko Ono is one of the few artists who can stay experimental while hitting number one on the dance charts. Her musical polar opposite is Marvin Hamlisch the composer of "A Chorus Line" and "The Sting." He recalls creating some of Broadway's and Hollywood's best known scores. And then it's off to the North Pole. Really. Hear how artists prepare for a journey to the Arctic Circle where frostbite is the greatest barrier to creativity.
Friday, October 02, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Next week, Kurt will be speaking to musician, artist, and all-around icon Yoko Ono -- she has a new album coming out, "Between My Head and the Sky," on which she collaborated on with her son Sean Lennon.