Monday, Nov. 11, 2019: Ryan Dillon, Sylvia Tyson and more

Today on q: Elmo puppeteer Ryan Dillon, q screen panel with Jason Gorber and Kathleen Newman-Bremang, Center for Asian American Media's Stephen Gong on Sessue Hayakawa and The Dragon Painter, singer-songwriter Sylvia Tyson.
Elmo puppeteer Ryan Dillon, actor Sessue Hayakawa in The Dragon Painter, singer-songwriter Sylvia Tyson. (Gil Vaknin, Milestone Film & Video, Andrew Alba/CBC)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • On the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street, Ryan Dillon, the puppeteer and voice behind Elmo, talks about how he went from a childhood fan of the show to claiming centre stage.
  • The q screen panel discusses Martin Scorsese's fight against Marvel movies.
  • Stephen Gong of the Center for Asian American Media explains how one of Hollywood's first Asian stars, Sessue Hayakawa, challenged stereotypes 100 years ago.
  • Singer-songwriter Sylvia Tyson talks about revisiting her songwriting roots and the early days of Ian & Sylvia.

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