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Wednesday, June 3, 2020: Cadex Herrera, Ken Burns and more

Today on q: artist Cadex Herrera, dancer and choreographer Ryan Heffington, q's books columnist Jael Richardson, Normal People co-stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal, filmmaker Ken Burns.
Today on q: artist Cadex Herrera, dancer and choreographer Ryan Heffington, q's books columnist Jael Richardson, Normal People co-stars Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones, filmmaker Ken Burns. (Munshots/Unsplash, Getty Images, Arden Wray, Getty Images, Evan Barlow)

Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Artist Cadex Herrera talks about memorializing George Floyd with a huge mural located at the intersection where Floyd died at the hands of police.

  • Famed choreographer Ryan Heffington tells us how he's making modern dance accessible by offering free online dance classes that Vogue has called "a revolution from his living room."

  • Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, shares some books that have been important in her own personal journey to understand what it means to be black in Canada.

  • Normal People co-stars, Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal, talk about their strange predicament of finding fame at a time when they can't leave the house.

  • Filmmaker Ken Burns reads a poem he wrote to help his youngest daughter make sense of the pandemic, and shares his thoughts on this challenging moment in time.

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