Friday, April 3, 2020: Rufus Wainwright, Brooke Lynn Hytes and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, visual artist Liza Lou, drag queen Brooke Lynn Hytes, singer-songwriter Basia Bulat, visual artist John Hartman.
Tom Power is the host of CBC Radio’s q. (Dustin Rabin)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Canadian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright talks about his new pop album, Unfollow The Rules, and explains how he's been able to translate the electricity of his live shows for a digital audience during the pandemic.

  • Visual artist Liza Lou fills us in on her new community art project, which encourages people to join her in weaving quilts out of household materials while live streaming the process.

  • Canadian drag queen and RuPaul's Drag Race star Brooke Lynn Hytes discusses her initiative to help raise money for drag queens in Canada who are out of work due to COVID-19.

  • Canadian singer-songwriter Basia Bulat talks about her new record, Are You in Love?, as well as her recent Instagram Live performances, which she's been broadcasting from her home.

  • Canadian landscape painter John Hartman discusses his latest project, a book and exhibition, both titled Many Lives Mark This Place, which feature 32 portraits of Canadian writers in places that are meaningful to them.