PopLives #76: Tanya Tagaq
Every week this Q&A finds out what interesting people in music, film, fashion, theatre, literature, performance, tech stuff, and whatever else are consuming.
What are you reading?
House of the Spirits by Isabelle Allende
Last film you saw and your verdict?
My Prairie Home with Rae Spoon and it made me feel melancholy because it’s hard to be different when you come from a small town in Canada.
Last gig/concert you went to and your verdict?
The Roots. I thought the concept of a Hype Guy was silly.
Last stage production you saw and your verdict?
Neoindigena by Santee Smith. I loved it.
Last gallery / museum / exhibition you visited and your verdict?
The Tate Modern, actually just outside the Tate I was impressed by a person whom went and did drawings on all the discarded bubblegum.
You have a golden ticket to Easons, what magazine is first on your list?
The RTE Guide
What are your most clicked bookmarks?
Twitter and CBC news
Do you have a favourite podcast or radio programme?
Give us a tip for 2014…
Don’t eat yellow snow.
When you fall into a YouTube hole what’s the general subject matter of the videos you’re watching?
Which boxset/TV series do you have on the go at the moment?
Game of Thrones
Which app do you use the most?
Do you play video games or mobile platform games, and if so, what’s your favourite at the moment?
What is your favourite club night of all time?
Too controversial to say.
What was the last country you visited and what were you doing there?
England, meeting my daughter.
If you could transport one international cultural outlet to your home town, what would it be and why?
Joe’s Pub in NYC, so that new music could be heard.
And finally, if you check out one show in the Fringe (apart from your own) make it…
Camille O’Sullivan’s 20 Intimate and Live at meeting House Square
Tanya Tagaq performs in concert with Nanook of the North at Meeting House Square Sun 7 Sep at Tiger Dublin Fringe 2014.
Previously on PopLives: Richie Egan, Alison Spittle, Rex Ryan, Charlene Lydon, Avril Stanley, Mary Nally, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Anna Rodgers, Tara Flynn, John Butler, Don Wycherley, Maser, Rubberbandits, James Wolf, Sinead Gleeson, Olwen Fouéré, Le Galaxie, Cian O’Brien, Cian Ó Ciobhain, Katie Holly, Elaine Mai, Aisling Farinella, Brendan Canty, Melanie Morris, Taylor Mac, Temper-Mental MissElayenous, Fez Fa’anana, Chris Judge, Xnthony, David Mullane, Jo Mangan, Derek O’Connor, Beardyman, Lynnette Moran, Rob Delaney, Julie Chance, Conor O’Brien, Nial Conlan, Wallis Bird, Adrian Crowley, Tegan Quin, Ellie Macnamara, Steve Ryan, Mumblin Deaf Ro, Rick O’Shea, Grace Dyas, Mark O’Halloran, Amy Conroy, Louise McSharry, Maeve Higgins, Ray Yeates, Nialler9, Jeanie Finlay, Kevin Barry, Brigie De Courcy, John Scott, Willie White, Niall Muckian, Phil Boyle, Angela Dorgan, Roise Goan, Joshua Gordon, Mick Minogue, Eilis Boyle, Annie Mac, Ben Frow, Michael McDermott, Sinead O’Connor, Shane Langan, Kathy Scott, Eoghan Kidney, Michael Roe, and Phillip McMahon.