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April 20: The Handmaid's Tale costume designer Ane Crabtree on the feminist power of fashion

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:21pm
Award-winning costume designer Ane Crabtree discusses why the clothing she's created has been embraced by women's rights protesters around the world.
Categories: Syndicated

April 20: From Beychella to Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer: q This looks at two historic firsts in music

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 2:20pm
Our q This panel discusses Beyoncé's game-changing Coachella performance and Kendrick Lamar's monumental Pulitzer Prize win.
Categories: Syndicated

April 20: 'Chemistry is everything': Sting and Shaggy take us inside their unlikely collaboration, 44/876

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:49pm
Sting and Shaggy have come together on a new island-inspired album, called 44/876. They talk about why their collaboration isn't as odd as it might seem.
Categories: Syndicated

April 20: A gateway to the music of Pete Seeger with the Decemberists' Colin Meloy

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:48pm
Colin Meloy, frontman of The Decemberists, has released a picture book about the folk singer. He takes us through the essentials of Pete Seeger's music in this q gateway.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Sting and Shaggy, q This, gateway to Pete Seeger, Ane Crabtree 20/04/2018

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:29pm
Sting and Shaggy talk about why their collaboration on a new island-inspired album isn't as odd as it might seem. Our q This music panel discuss two historic firsts in music: Beyoncé's Coachella performance and Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer Prize win. The Decemberists' Colin Meloy presents a gateway to the music of folk singer, Pete Seeger. The Handmaid's Tale costume designer, Ane Crabtree talks about the feminist power of fashion.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bernie Taupin, Stephen Kalin, Brad Peyton 19/04/2018

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 3:24pm
Elton John's lifelong songwriting partner, Bernie Taupin, reflects on 50 years of hits and reveals what he thinks their "perfect song" is. Live from Riyadh, Reuters journalist, Stephen Kalin, discusses the significance of Black Panther becoming the first commercial film to be screened in Saudi Arabia in 35 years. Canadian filmmaker, Brad Peyton, talks about his latest film, Rampage, and shares his thoughts on critics and their negative reviews of Hollywood blockbusters.
Categories: Syndicated

April 18: Jael Richardson's book pick: Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:24am
Our book contributor, Jael Richardson, joins guest host Ali Hassan to give us her recommendation of the week. Today, she'll discuss Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney.
Categories: Syndicated

April 18: 'That's a white guy making fun of me': comedian Hari Kondabolu's problem with Apu

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:24am
Comedian Hari Kondabolu's documentary, The Problem With Apu, takes a look at the popular Simpsons character and the issues with stereotyping Indian people.
Categories: Syndicated

April 18: Cynthia Dale on her new musical Fun Home, and reprising her role as Olivia Novak in the Street Legal reboot

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:24am
Dale talks to Ali Hassan about her character in the Musical Stage Company production of Fun Home, and shares what's in the works regarding the Street Legal revival.
Categories: Syndicated

April 18: A gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:23am
Todd S. Purdum takes us through some of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's best musical moments and examines the lasting impact they had on Broadway.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Cynthia Dale, Jael Richardson, gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein, Hari Kondabolu 18/04/2018

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:27pm
Canadian stage and screen actor, Cynthia Dale, talks about her character in the Musical Stage Company production of Fun Home, and shares what's in the works for the Street Legal reboot. Todd S. Purdum walks us through a gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein, the musical masterminds behind The King and I, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma and more. Comedian Hari Kondabolu takes a look at the popular Simpsons character, Apu, and discusses the issues with stereotyping Indian people. Book contributor, Jael Richardson, shares her reading list recommendation for the week.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: Do we really need another '90s sitcom reboot?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:14pm
Our pop culture contributor discusses the Mad About You revival, Cardi B's Coachella performance and Kanye West's return to Twitter.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: Comedian Dylan Moran on bringing his Grumbling Mustard tour to Canada

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:10pm
Moran joins Tom Power live from a studio in Edinburgh, Scotland to give us a sample of his unique and hilarious takes on mid-life, family life and the modern world.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: An oral history of the Powerpuff Girls

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:06pm
Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken takes us back 20 years, to the very beginning of superheros Blossom, Buttercup and Bubbles.
Categories: Syndicated

April 17: After #MeToo: Barry Avrich's new film digs into the sexual misconduct allegations facing Harvey Weinstein

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:05pm
Avrich talks about revisiting the story of Harvey Weinstein in a new film, because his last documentary barely scratched the surface on the allegations facing the disgraced mogul.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Barry Avrich, Anne T. Donahue, an oral history of the Powerpuff Girls, Dylan Moran 17/04/2018

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:52am
Canadian filmmaker Barry Avrich talks about revisiting the story of Harvey Weinstein in a new film, because he says his last documentary barely scratched the surface on the allegations facing the disgraced mogul. Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue discusses the Mad About You revival, Cardi B's Coachella performance and Kanye West's return to Twitter. Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken presents an oral history of the Powerpuff Girls with Canadian voice actor Tara Strong (Bubbles) and fan Dana Terrace. Irish comedian Dylan Moran joins Tom Power live from a studio in Edinburgh, Scotland, to give us a sample of his unique takes on mid-life, family life and the modern world.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: Tina Sinatra on her father Frank Sinatra, and a new compilation of his songs

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:21pm
Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina, talks about why she curated a new album of her father's music aimed at children and parents.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: Country music singer Donovan Woods on his new album Both Ways

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:16pm
Woods plays a few songs from his latest record and talks about how hard it is to be progressive in the notoriously conservative world of country music.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: Are apps like HQ Trivia the future of live TV?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
Our q screen panel questions whether or not the popular live trivia app proves that "appointment viewing" isn't dead. They also discuss the upcoming celebrity roast of Bruce Willis, and Daniel Craig returning to his role as James Bond.
Categories: Syndicated

April 16: An essential guide to the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
Biographer Gayle Wald gives us an introduction to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a guitar-playing, gospel-singing trailblazer who was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Categories: Syndicated