7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
World News

Yoko Ono-son plan Paris birthday show

PARIS: Yoko Ono, the widow of slain Beatle John Lennon, and the couple's only son Sean, are to appear next month in a one-off performance of music, modern art and video, a Paris theatre said yesterday.

The performance dubbed "a meeting with the broadest public" will be staged at the Chatelet Theatre on February 18, which will also mark Ono's 73rd birthday.

Director and musician Vincent Gallo will also be involved in Ono's production, and tickets will go for just $6 (BD2.260).

The event is being staged as part of the theatre's "Full Days" programme in which an artist can take over the building for free for a single evening performance.

Last year Ono staged a similar event with Sean Lennon and Gallo at the Tonic Nightclub in Manhattan, a haven of experimental music faced with closure.

Ono last appeared in Paris in 2003 with a recreation of her avant-garde performance work Cut Piece, in which the audience was invited to snip off her clothes with a pair of scissors.

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