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Full episode: Kim O'Bomsawin and T'Cha Dunlevy, Gina Yashere, Amy Nicholson, Barenaked Ladies 20/07/2018
Filmmaker Kim O'Bomsawin and Montreal Gazette arts critic T'Cha Dunlevy shed some light on the Robert Lepage controversy. Comedian Gina Yashere talks about finding her place on the American comedy scene. Film critic Amy Nicholson asks if we've hit peak Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Barenaked Ladies share a wild road story.
Barenaked Ladies reveal one of their most memorable stories on the road.
Gina Yashere gambled on her hard-won success in the U.K. for a shot in the U.S. She tells Talia Schlanger why she's at her best when she's out of her comfort zone.
Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, but a weak opening weekend has led some to wonder: are audiences getting tired of The Rock? Amy Nicholson joins us to break down this hard-hitting topic.
Montreal filmmaker Kim O'Bomsawin joins Talia Schlanger to recap last night's meeting with Robert Lepage. Montreal Gazette arts critic, T'Cha Dunlevy, sheds some more light on the controversy.
Lena Waithe talks about how she hopes her new Showtime series, The Chi, will bring humanity and perspective to a city that usually makes headlines for gangs and gun violence.
July 19: Fortunate Ones on their musical partnership, and writing songs that offer hope in dark times
Newfoundland indie-folk duo Catherine Allan and Andrew James O'Brien, also known as Fortunate Ones, talk about their musical chemistry and perform a few songs live.
July 19: 'It's an incredibly loaded show': Radiohead returns to Toronto for the first time since stage collapse
Six years ago, Radiohead's drum technician Scott Johnson died when their stage collapsed before a show at Downsview Park in Toronto. Today, Radiohead will perform in Toronto for the first time since then.
Jeff Daniels looks back on when and where his love of music began, back before his acting career even got off the ground.
Actor Jeff Daniels shares how he beat his inner critic to start making music. CBC reporter Katie Nicholson unpacks Radiohead's return to Toronto for the first time since their fatal stage collapse. Newfoundland indie-folk duo Fortunate Ones open up about their musical partnership. Actor and producer Lena Waithe talks about how she wants to bring greater representation to Chicago's black communities on TV.
Director Gus Van Sant discusses casting Joaquin Phoenix as a disabled person and carrying out Robin Williams' vision. Singer Desirée Dawson performs new music live in the q studio. Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki traces Elvis' meteoric rise and fall and shows how it figures into our readings of the American Dream. Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through how cosplay became a global phenomenon. Singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim shares the inspiration for her album The Secret Life of Planets.
Desirée Dawson was the winner of CBC Music's 2016 Searchlight competition. Now she's back with some brand new music.
Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through what it's like to take part in Comic-Con, one of the biggest pop culture conventions in the world.
Zaki Ibrahim's latest project was inspired by the birth of her son, the loss of her father and the cosmic energy that binds us all together.
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki traces Elvis Presley's meteoric rise and tragic fall in his new documentary, The King.
July 18: Gus Van Sant on casting Joaquin Phoenix as a disabled person and carrying out Robin Williams' vision
Gus Van Sant is best known for Good Will Hunting and Milk, but he's also earned cult followings with films like My Own Private Idaho. His latest film is something in between.
Toronto DJ Scratch Bastid shares a playlist of songs that remind him of his hometown of Bedford, N.S.
Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina, talks about why she curated a new album of her father's music aimed at children and parents.
The Lockpicker explores the complexity of adolescence by giving a chilling look at what happens when a teenager falls into a cycle of violence he can't escape from.
Best-selling author Megan Abbott explores the dramatic potential of a heavy, painful secret in her chilling new novel, Give Me Your Hand.