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The 21-year-old singer-songwriter discusses what it's like trying to live up to the hype, and how her life has changed now that the spotlight is shining on her.
Jay Clarke talks to Tom Power about how he helped bring director Wes Anderson's meticulous vision to the big screen.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Grease, actor Didi Conn, who played Frenchie, reminisces about all the great times she had on set with her fellow castmates.
Playwright and choreographer Tracey Power takes us through the show and talks about how audiences have been reacting in the wake of the Humboldt tragedy.
Full episode: Jay Clarke, Sigrid, oral history of Grease, Tracey Power, John Cooper Clarke 12/04/2018
Jay Clarke, lead storyboard artist on Isle of Dogs, talks about what it was like to bring director Wes Anderson's meticulous vision to the big screen. Norwegian pop star Sigrid on living up to the hype after winning BBC Music's Sound Of 2018 contest. To mark the 40-year anniversary of Grease, actor Didi Conn (Frenchie) presents a q oral history of the film. Playwright and choreographer Tracey Power talks about her new play Glory, the true story of pioneering women hockey players during the Great Depression. Performance poet John Cooper Clarke shares his favourite road story.
Aghdashloo plays a powerful UN official on the TV drama, The Expanse. She discusses what it’s like to become a character who walks a fine line between good and evil.
Claude McKnight, the founder of the a capella group Take 6, takes us through a gateway to a capella music on the anniversary of their debut album.
April 11: Beatchild on avoiding the genre box and how becoming a father influenced his creative vision
Producer and singer Beatchild performs some songs off his new album and talks about redrawing musical boundaries to make the music he wants to make.
Full episode: Shohreh Aghdashloo, gateway to a capella, Beatchild, Simon Joyner and Pat Ament 11/04/2018
Actor Shohreh Aghdashloo talks about playing a character who walks a fine line between good and evil on the TV series The Expanse. A gateway to a cappella music from Claude McKnight of the group Take 6. Toronto-based producer and singer Beatchild on avoiding the genre box and how becoming a father influenced his creative vision. Musicians Pat Ament and Simon Joyner explain how their paths unexpectedly crossed thanks to one obscure record.
April 11: How an obscure lost record from the 1970s brought together Simon Joyner and renowned rock climber Pat Ament
Joyner and Ament speak together for the first time about how their paths unexpectedly crossed thanks to an obscure record, Songs By Pat Ament, which has just been reissued.
Mercer ends his 15-year-long run as host of the Rick Mercer Report tonight, Tuesday, April 10, on CBC Television. He joins Tom Power live in the q studio to say goodbye.
Our pop culture contributor discusses John Krasinski's new horror film, Drake's new single, and an alleged art theft at Yoko Ono's current exhibition in Toronto.
The '80s pop star joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his career in music and share his take on rick-rolling.
From blockbusters like Independence Day to bloody revenge thrillers like Kill Bill, Fox has done it all. She talks to Tom Power about her new memoir in which she reveals the secrets to her success.
Skibsrud discusses her latest book, Tiger, Tiger, and how winning the Giller Prize in 2010 changed the course of her career.
This Is Us actor Chrissy Metz talks about her role on the series as well as her new memoir, This Is Me. Our screen panel dissects the significance of recent TV and film news: Roseanne's big comeback, David Letterman's new show and the Street Legal reboot. Singer-songwriter Jeremy Dutcher performs 'Pomok naka Poktoinskwes.' Country music star Paul Brandt chats about his newly released collection of songs and gives a special musical performance dedicated to the community of Humboldt, Sask.
Actor and producer Vivica A. Fox talks about her new memoir, Every Day I'm Hustling, in which she reveals the secrets to her success. Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue shares her 'two goods and a bad' for the week. Author Johanna Skibsrud discusses her latest book, Tiger, Tiger, and how winning the Giller Prize in 2010 changed the course of her career. Eighties pop sensation Rick Astley talks about his career in music and shares his take on rick-rolling Canadian comedy legend Rick Mercer says goodbye after 15 seasons of the Rick Mercer Report.
Actor and director John Krasinski talks about life after The Office and his latest film, A Quiet Place. Violinist Er-Gene Kahng discusses the life and music of composer Florence Price. q This' Raina Douris and Odario Williams review new music releases from Cardi B and The Weeknd. Rapper Classified talks about his new single, an ode to murdered and missing Indigenous women called "Powerless."
Carter Cash and Jewel discuss what it was like creating Forever Words, a new record of Johnny Cash's previously unpublished and unheard songs.
Bloom is the poet-in-residence at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she regularly prescribes poetry for doctors and patients alike.