Q

Tuesday, May 14, 2019: Cathy Guisewite, Russell Thomas and more

Today on q: author and cartoonist Cathy Guisewite, throat singer and electronic music artist​​​​​​​ Riit, fashion designer Victoria Kakuktinniq, operatic tenor Russell Thomas.
Author and cartoonist Cathy Guisewite, throat singer and electronic music artist​​​​​​​ Riit, fashion designer Victoria Kakuktinniq, operatic tenor Russell Thomas. (Douglas Kirkland, Andrew Alba/CBC, Vivian Rashotte/CBC)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite explains why her popular comic strip Cathy is just as relevant now as it was in 1976.
  • Inuk artist Riit performs her new single Qaumajuapik and talks about finding the perfect mix of traditional throat singing and electronic dance music.
  • Iqaluit-based fashion designer Victoria Kakuktinniq discusses how she's able to blend modern ideas with traditional Inuit techniques.
  • Operatic tenor Russell Thomas talks about diversity and blackface in opera.

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