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Ahead of receiving the Glenn Gould Prize in Toronto, opera singer Jessye Norman joined guest host Laurie Brown to reflect on her early career and the importance of the arts.
Sam Lipsyte talks to guest host Laurie Brown about his new novel Hark, which explores the world of spiritual leaders, the people who follow them and the situations in which they appear so compelling.
Ashley McBryde shares some music from her Grammy-nominated debut album, Girl Goin' Nowhere, and tells us why staying true to herself was the key to her success.
Minding the Gap director Bing Liu discusses the importance of sharing stories of abuse. Voice over artist Redd Pepper talks about his decade-spanning career voicing some of the biggest movie trailers. Writer and former music executive Will Ashon looks back on the Wu-Tang Clan's debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Canadian singer-songwriter Mélissa Laveaux brings the sounds of Haiti to the q studio.
Voice over artist Redd Pepper talks about his decade-spanning career and why the classic movie trailer phrase, "In a world" will never get old.
Mélissa Laveaux sits down with guest host Laurie Brown to chat about her latest album Radyo Siwèl and performs some new music for us.
Bing Liu's Oscar-nominated documentary Minding the Gap follows a group of young skateboarders to take a raw and honest look at child abuse in small town America.
Grammy-winning record producer and film composer Ludwig Göransson talks about creating the biggest song of the year, Childish Gambino's This Is America. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: The Matchmaker's List by Sonya Lalli. Canadian soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan tells us what shaped her into the musician she's become and why she's so keen to mentor young artists. Comedian Sugar Sammy discusses how he generates laughs - and outrage - across cultural boundaries.
Ludwig Göransson: The Grammy-winning This Is America producer on creating the biggest song of the year
Ludwig Göransson is the man behind Childish Gambino's massive hit This Is America, which made history this past weekend when it became the first rap song to win song of the year and record of the year at the Grammys.
Nova Scotian soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan tells us what shaped her into the musician she's become and why she's so keen to mentor young artists.
Sugar Sammy: Fluent in four languages, outrageous in all of them - the Canadian comedian brings an outsider's perspective to Paris
Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about how he generates laughs - and outrage - across cultural boundaries.
Soprano Christine Goerke talks about how she gets into the right head space to play one of the most difficult roles in opera, Elektra.
Grammy-nominated R&B singer Emily King drops by the q music studio to chat with Tom Power and perform a few songs from her new album, Scenery.
The actor, model and philanthropist defends her book pick and tells us why she's participating in the great Canadian book debate.
Soprano Christine Goerke talks about how she gets into the right head space to play Elektra, one of the most difficult roles in opera. Sesame Street's music director Bill Sherman tells us what goes into making a great Sesame Street song. Canada Reads panellist Lisa Ray champions her book pick, Brother by David Chariandy. Singer-songwriter Emily King performs in the q music studio.
Musician, actor, author and spoken word artist Henry Rollins shows us a different side of himself. Singer-songwriter LP talks about becoming an unlikely sensation. The q screen panel discusses the British Academy Film Awards and the Canadian Screen Awards. Music journalist Briana Younger unpacks the details around 21 Savage's immigration case.
Singer-songwriter LP started out singing in the band Cracker and went on to write songs for the likes of Rihanna and Cher. Now she has her own devoted fan base. She joined Tom Power live in the q studio.
Henry Rollins is a man with many sides. The musician, actor, author and spoken word artist joins Tom Power to share a few stories and open up about the side of himself that he doesn't often show on stage.
Soul singer Jackie Shane built a loyal audience on Toronto's Yonge Street strip in the '60s. In 1971, she disappeared from the public eye, but now she's agreed to speak with CBC's Elaine Banks.
To Bahamas, Robbie Lackritz is more than an engineer, he's his producer, collaborator, manager and last but not least, his friend. They discuss their relationship and what it feels like to have their work result in a Grammy nomination.