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Blue Rodeo frontman Jim Cuddy performs reimagined songs from his new solo album, Countrywide Soul. The q This music panel and special guest Jim Cuddy talk about the Elton John biopic Rocketman and Drake's relationship with the Toronto Raptors. Poet, emcee and playwright Motion takes us on a musical and spoken word journey through her coming of age in Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape. Charles Bradley's friend and former co-manager, Morton Lorge, shares the emotional stories behind the soul singer's posthumous singles.
Toronto DJ Kirk St. Cyr, better known as 4Korners, is the man responsible for hyping up fans and players with pump-up jams. As the official DJ for the Toronto Raptors, 4Korners has played to more than 20,000 fans at every home game since 2005.
Billed as the world's first full-time professional finger painter, Iris Scott tells us how she went from painting canvases that sold for as little as $50 to pulling in about one million dollars each year.
Lyricist Bernie Taupin looks back on 50 years of working with Elton John and shares what their "perfect song" is. Professional finger painter Iris Scott tells us how she went from painting canvases that sold for $50 to pulling in about one million dollars each year. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert talks about the state of Canadian fashion. The Toronto Raptors' official DJ tells us how he pumps up the fans and the players at every home game.
Justin Rutledge and Rob Baker: The musicians on the Tragically Hip, fatherhood and why they teamed up on Passages
Singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge and guitarist Rob Baker of the Tragically Hip join Tom Power for a performance and chat about working together on Rutledge's latest album, Passages.
Weird Al Yankovic: The parodist on always being on the outside 'poking fun at the people on the inside'
"Nobody wanted to sign me to a record deal back in the early '80s because I do what is ostensibly novelty music and the implication there is one hit wonder," he told Tom Power ahead of his North American tour.
Weird Al Yankovic takes us through his biggest hits and tells us how he made a career of being on the outside and "poking fun at the people on the inside." Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: The Farm by Joanne Ramos. Mac DeMarco shares his gateway to the music of Japanese rock icon, Haruomi Hosono. Justin Rutledge and Rob Baker perform and talk about the Tragically Hip, fatherhood and why they teamed up on Rutledge's new album, Passages.
Dear Evan Hansen: Robert Markus and Stephanie La Rochelle bring the hit Broadway musical to the q studio
The stars of Toronto's Dear Evan Hansen, Robert Markus and Stephanie La Rochelle, drop by the q studio to chat with Tom Power and perform a few numbers from the hit musical.
Lauren Morelli: How the showrunner's 'maddening and cathartic' coming out story led her to reboot Tales of the City
Lauren Morelli got her big break writing for Orange is the New Black. Now, she's the showrunner on a new Netflix series called Tales of the City.
The stars of Toronto's Dear Evan Hansen, Robert Markus and Stephanie La Rochelle, bring the hit Broadway musical to the q studio. New York Times journalist Cara Buckley breaks down how a new abortion law is causing debate and tension for the film and television industry in Georgia. Chefs David McMillan and Fred Morin of Joe Beef show us how to survive the apocalypse in culinary style. Showrunner Lauren Morelli shares how coming out as gay led her to reboot the television miniseries Tales of the City.
Snotty Nose Rez Kids: The hip-hop duo on their new album Trapline, activism and the importance of empowering Indigenous youth
Snotty Nose Rez Kids dropped by the q studio for a performance and chat with host Tom Power about their new album Trapline.
Chelsea Handler: The comedian on grief and how Trump's election threw her into an existential crisis
Chelsea Handler shares the seemingly unrelated connection between U.S. President Donald Trump and her late brother - a story which she details in her new memoir.
Comedian and television personality Chelsea Handler talks about grief and how Trump's election threw her into an existential crisis. The q screen panel shares their review of Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin. Our visual arts columnist Sean O'Neill breaks down a controversy around the Whitney Museum of American Art that has sparked a huge cultural debate. Hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids discuss their new album Trapline, activism and the importance of empowering Indigenous youth.
Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever: The Booksmart stars became real-life roommates to kick-start their on screen chemistry
Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever join Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about their new movie Booksmart, a female-led buddy comedy in which all the punchlines and hijinks belong to young women.
Canada's own Mena Massoud joins Tom Power in the q studio to talk about landing the role of a lifetime in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin.
Canada's own Mena Massoud talks about landing the role of a lifetime in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin. The q This music panel discusses Morrissey's new covers album and the singer's complicated legacy. Guitarist Tom Brenneck honours his friend and collaborator, Charles Bradley, the "screaming eagle of soul." Booksmart stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever tell us about their new buddy comedy, in which all the punchlines and hijinks belong to young women.
When a stranger started sending Vivek Shraya death threats, she found it upsetting, but saw something strangely poetic in it, too. She joined us to talk about turning her hate mail into a new graphic novel called Death Threat.
From Pink Floyd to Peter Gabriel, legendary Canadian record producer Bob Ezrin takes us through the highlights of his nearly 50-year career. Writer, musician and visual artist Vivek Shraya talks about turning her hate mail into a new graphic novel, called Death Threat.
In a career spanning nearly 50 years, Canadian record producer Bob Ezrin has been just as close to the heartbeat of the music as the musicians themselves. He takes us through the biggest moments of his unbelievable career.
Molly Tuttle is redefining what it means to play bluegrass music in 2019. She dropped by to chat with Tom Power and perform a few songs from her new album.