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Harrison and Daniela Andrade: On the opportunities and pressures of building music careers in the digital age

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:00pm
Toronto-based producer Harrison and Montreal-based singer Daniela Andrade join Tom Power for a performance and chat about finding a community online and the pressures of being artists in the digital age.
Categories: Syndicated

Marie Kondo: The tidying guru talks big messes, shintoism and viral fame

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:00pm
Marie Kondo talks to Tom Power about bringing her ideas to a North American audience and how her life has changed.
Categories: Syndicated

Nnedi Okorafor: The author on her new comic LaGuardia and writing black people into the future

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 12:00pm
Nnedi Okorafor's new comic LaGuardia imagines a future where aliens have made first contact with Earth and Nigeria is the only country that will accept them as immigrants. She talks with Tom Power about her entry into the comic book world and what drives her creativity as one of the foremost authors in the world of Afrofuturism.
Categories: Syndicated

Matt Andersen: The Canadian blues man shares new music live in the q studio

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 12:00pm
Matt Anderson joins Tom Power live in the q studio to perform some new music from his upcoming album Halfway Home by Morning.
Categories: Syndicated

Hung Vanngo: One makeup artist's journey from refugee camp to Oscars red carpet

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 12:00pm
Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo will spend this month flying back and forth to Los Angeles - but that trip is nothing compared to the one that brought him to Canada.
Categories: Syndicated

Matt Andersen, Hung Vanngo and more 21/01/2019 [Full episode]

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 12:00pm
Canadian blues man Matt Andersen shares new music live in the q studio. The q screen panel discusses whether it's appropriate to celebrate Bohemian Rhapsody in light of sexual abuse allegations against the film's director. Author Nnedi Okorafor talks about her entry into the comic book world and what drives her creativity as one of the foremost authors in the world of Afrofuturism. Two self-described "cowboy poets" introduce us to the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, one of the most unique poetry slams in North America. Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo shares his journey from a refugee boat out of Vietnam to the Oscars red carpet.
Categories: Syndicated

Digawolf: The band performs from their upcoming new album Yellowstone live in the q studio

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:00pm
Ahead of the release of Digawolf's new album Yellowstone, the band dropped by the q studio to give us a sneak preview and special live performance of their songs Elexe Together and Northern Love Affair.
Categories: Syndicated

Scott Borchetta: From Taylor Swift to The Launch, how the record label executive spots the next big talent

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:00pm
Scott Borchetta has an eye for talent. One of the very first artists he signed to his label Big Machine Records was Taylor Swift, who was just 14 years old at the time.
Categories: Syndicated

Scott Borchetta, Digawolf and more 25/01/2019 [Full episode]

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:00pm
Record label executive Scott Borchetta tells us how he spots the next big talent, from Taylor Swift to The Launch. The q This panel discusses Spotify's new mute feature and reviews new music from Weezer. Fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert tells us why Bebe Rexha is speaking out against designers who are unwilling to dress her for the Grammys. Digawolf performs from their upcoming new album Yellowstone live in the q studio.
Categories: Syndicated

Steffi DiDomenicantonio: Come from Away comes home to Newfoundland, the province that inspired it

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:00pm
The cast of the hit Canadian musical Come from Away is visiting Newfoundland, the province that inspired it. This week, the Toronto cast brings the show to St. John's where they're performing eight charity concerts, the first of which took place just last night. Steffi DiDomenicantonio plays a TV reporter in the show, whose first day on the job is during the Sept. 11 attacks. She joins Tom Power live from St. John's to tell us more about bringing the show home.
Categories: Syndicated

Steffi DiDomenicantonio, Johnny Only and more 24/01/2019 [Full episode]

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:00pm
Come from Away's Steffi DiDomenicantonio tells us about taking the show home to Newfoundland and donating the proceeds to charity. Fernanda Solórzano and Gabriel Sama discuss the universal appeal of Alfonso Cuarón's film Roma. Children's musical entertainer Johnny Only takes us through the long, complicated history of Baby Shark. Architect Nathalie Ryan discusses the discovery of a 17th-century painting in an Oscar de la Renta boutique in Paris.
Categories: Syndicated

Christopher Paolini: The author returns to the world of Eragon with The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:00pm
At just 18-years-old, Christopher Paolini became a best-selling author after publishing the first novel he ever wrote, Eragon. Now, he's returning to the universe he created with a brand new novel.
Categories: Syndicated

Tatiana Maslany: How starring in Broadway's Network changed the way she consumes media

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:00pm
Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany is making her Broadway debut in the media satire Network, a reworking of the 1976 film of the same name. She stars alongside Bryan Cranston who takes on the lead role as news anchor Howard Beale.
Categories: Syndicated

Tatiana Maslany, Christopher Paolini and more 23/01/2019 [Full episode]

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:00pm
Tatiana Maslany discusses her Broadway debut in the media satire Network. Our online panel takes a hard look at the world of social media influencers. Author Christopher Paolini talks about returning to the world of Eragon with a new novel, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm.
Categories: Syndicated

Shaun Majumder: The comedian takes on white supremacy to find the funny in hate

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 12:00pm
Shaun Majumder has been keeping busy since his time on This Hour Has 22 Minutes. For his new tour, he draws on his experiences coming up against racism, the alt-right and white supremacy in order to find the humour.
Categories: Syndicated

Shaun Majumder, Oscar nominations and more 22/01/2019 [Full episode]

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 12:00pm
Actor and comedian Shaun Majumder unpacks what's funny about hate and how to make white supremacists laugh. Author Noah Isenberg presents an oral history of the Hollywood classic Casablanca. The q screen panel fills us in on the 2019 Oscar nominations.
Categories: Syndicated

Oscar nominations 2019: the surprises, snubs and shoo-ins

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 12:00pm
Our screen panel convenes to discuss this year's Oscar nominations and a few big questions hanging over the glitziest night in the movie business.
Categories: Syndicated

Sonequa Martin-Green: The actor on being Star Trek's first black female lead

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:00pm
Sonequa Martin-Green is the star of Star Trek: Discovery, which is set roughly 10 years before we first meet Captain Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise crew. She sat down with guest host Laurie Brown to talk about the ways the Star Trek franchise has always tried to reflect society and the issues we're grappling with today.
Categories: Syndicated

Joel Thomas Hynes: The Little Dog creator and star on his lifelong affinity for underdogs

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:00pm
Everyone loves an underdog story, but what happens once that underdog makes it to the top? That's a question Little Dog creator and star Joel Thomas Hynes is facing right now. He speaks to guest host Laurie Brown about how much of himself he pours into his character.
Categories: Syndicated

Noam Murro: Why Watership Down feels more timely now than ever

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:00pm
The director of a new adaptation of Watership Down joins guest host Laurie Brown to discuss why we feel so compelled by stories about animals that show us what it means to be human.
Categories: Syndicated