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Feist: The indie icon searches for connection in her new podcast, Pleasure Studies

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 12:00pm
Leslie Feist sits down with Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about finding the courage to branch out with a new podcast, called Pleasure Studies.
Categories: Syndicated

Feist, Dan Aykroyd and more 08/07/2019 [Full episode]

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 12:00pm
Canadian indie icon Feist talks about finding the courage to branch out with a podcast, called Pleasure Studies. The q screen panel discusses the legacy of Seinfeld 30 years after its premiere on television. Actor Dan Aykroyd joins us in studio to talk about the Tragically Hip, the blues, ghosts and the Caesar.
Categories: Syndicated

Kiefer Sutherland, Rufus Wainwright and more 05/07/2019 [Full episode]

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:00pm
Actor Kiefer Sutherland talks about country music, the rodeo, his grandfather Tommy Douglas and more. The q This music panel explains why Taylor Swift is calling her music catalogue feud with Scooter Braun her "worst case scenario." Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright performs live in the q studio and discusses celebrating 20 years since his debut album.
Categories: Syndicated

Rufus Wainwright: The singer-songwriter on composing operas and celebrating 20 years since his debut album

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:00pm
Opera has been a huge part of Rufus Wainwright's life for a long time. He stopped by the q studio to talk about what it means to him, as well as his current tour, which celebrates his first two pop records.
Categories: Syndicated

Kiefer Sutherland: The actor on country music, the rodeo, his grandfather Tommy Douglas and more

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:00pm
The Canadian actor talks about his love of storytelling both on screen and as a country musician.
Categories: Syndicated

Tantoo Cardinal: The veteran actor on getting her first starring role in a feature film

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 12:00pm
Tantoo Cardinal is one of the most recognizable and prolific Indigenous actors in Canada. Even if you don't know her by name, chances are you've seen her on screen: she's been in more than 120 films and television shows over her 40-year career.
Categories: Syndicated

Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot: The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a story about displacement, gentrification and personal history

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 12:00pm
The Last Black Man in San Francisco​​​​​​​ is a story about displacement, gentrification and how these issues affect people of colour, who have deep, lifelong histories in neighbourhoods they can no longer afford to call home.
Categories: Syndicated

Black Pumas: The psychedelic soul group performs live in the q studio

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 12:00pm
Black Pumas join Tom Power live in the q studio for a performance and chat about their self-titled debut album, which is turning heads north and south of the border for its unique blend of hip-hop samples and old-school soul.
Categories: Syndicated

Black Pumas, Tantoo Cardinal and more 04/07/2019 [Full episode]

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 12:00pm
Psychedelic soul group Black Pumas join us live in the q studio for a performance and chat about their self-titled debut album. Comedian Trevor Noah shares his q block party playlist for Soweto, South Africa. The Last Black Man in San Francisco's Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot talk about the film and how displacement and gentrification affect people of colour. Veteran actor Tantoo Cardinal opens up about getting her first starring role in a feature film.
Categories: Syndicated

Caleb McLaughlin: The Stranger Things star on his life-changing role

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:00pm
Three summers ago, Stranger Things premiered on Netflix and exploded in popularity. One of the show's young stars, Caleb McLaughlin, talks to us ahead of the release of the show's third season.
Categories: Syndicated

Jeremy Dutcher: The musician and composer on his whirlwind year

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:00pm
Jeremy Dutcher won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize as well as a Juno Award for his debut album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.
Categories: Syndicated

Sara Bareilles: The singer-songwriter on writing the Tony-nominated musical Waitress

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:00pm
Sara Bareilles joins Tom Power in the q studio to talk about how writing the music and lyrics for the Tony-nominated musical Waitress changed her, both personally and professionally.
Categories: Syndicated

Sara Bareilles, Caleb McLaughlin and more 03/07/2019 [Full episode]

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:00pm
Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles talks about how Broadway has changed her, both personally and professionally. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud breaks down the music streaming manipulation phenomenon. Stranger Things star Caleb McLaughlin discusses his life-changing role and takes our '80s pop culture quiz. Polaris Prize-winning singer Jeremy Dutcher reflects on his whirlwind year.
Categories: Syndicated

Haviah Mighty: The Polaris-nominated rapper is candidly speaking her truth

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:00pm
Haviah Mighty is one of Canada's most exciting new hip hop talents. She dropped by the q studio to perform a few songs from her Polaris-nominated album, 13th Floor.
Categories: Syndicated

Bob Martin: The Tony-winner on musical theatre as an escape from the harshness of life

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:00pm
Bob Martin's latest musical, The Prom, is about a troupe of washed-up Broadway stars who head to small-town Indiana to help a young lesbian couple who have been banned from attending prom.
Categories: Syndicated

Emilio Estevez: The actor on his film The Public and the importance of public libraries

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:00pm
Emilio Estevez tells us about his return to the big screen as the star, writer and director of The Public, a drama about a standoff between homeless people and the police that plays out in a Cincinnati library.
Categories: Syndicated

Emilio Estevez, Haviah Mighty and more 02/07/2019 [Full episode]

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:00pm
Emilio Estevez discusses his return to the big screen as the star, writer and director of The Public, a drama about the homelessness crisis and the importance of public libraries. Polaris Prize-longlisted artist Haviah Mighty talks about having the opportunity to candidly speak her truth as a young, black female rapper in Canada. Tony Award-winner Bob Martin discusses his latest production The Prom and why he believes in the healing power of musical theatre.
Categories: Syndicated

Best of q: Will Arnett, Tanya Taylor and more 01/07/2019 [Full episode]

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:00pm
Will Arnett talks about his parents, being Canadian and returning home for the Laughter is the Best Medicine Gala, in support of the Michael Garron Hospital Foundation. Canadian fashion designer Tanya Taylor tells us why it's important to connect with and celebrate women who don't feel included in the world of fashion. Chilly Gonzales discusses his love of the piano and performs songs from his album Solo Piano III.
Categories: Syndicated

The Black Keys: After a 5-year hiatus, the rock duo has returned with a brand new album

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:00pm
After rumours of a breakup, the Black Keys have returned with a brand new album called Let's Rock. Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach talk about the hiatus between records and the pitfalls of the music industry in 2019.
Categories: Syndicated

Caitlin Cronenberg: The photographer on celebrity portraits, Drake and her latest exhibit

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:00pm
Caitlin Cronenberg is an award-winning photographer and director who's been published all over the world. She joined Tom Power to talk about a new exhibit of her work called STRANGE/BEAUTY, which features some of her extensive work with Drake.
Categories: Syndicated