q with Tom Power
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Tom Power is an award-winning musician and broadcaster who hosts the national arts & entertainment program q on CBC Radio One. Hailing from St. John's, Newfoundland, Tom started his career programming folk music on college radio while pursuing a B.A in Folklore from Memorial University. Tom quickly moved on to become a news announcer for a local radio station and in 2008, at the age of 21, he joined CBC as the host of the national folk music program Deep Roots. He was recognized as the youngest host of a national radio program on the CBC since Peter Jennings.
In 2011, Tom was announced as the permanent host of Radio 2 Morning, the flagship national music program heard... Read More...
- Full episode: q Live at the Junos in Vancouver 23/03/2018
Tom Power takes the show on the road, visiting Vancouver's historic Vogue Theatre ahead of the 2018 Juno Awards. In this special live-audience taping, q is joined by guests Lights, k-os, playwright Jill Daum, Ruth B, Jann Arden and producer Bob Rock, comedian Ivan Decker, and q This with CBC’s Raina Douris, Odario Williams and Stephen Quinn.
- March 22: From The Blair Witch Project to Soderbergh's Unsane, Joshua Leonard is a go-to guy for experimental cinema
Leonard's latest role is in Steven Soderbergh's iPhone-shot thriller, Unsane. He talks about what it's like to act in experimental films.
- March 22: Ghost BFF creators Katie Nolan and Vanessa Matsui combat the stigma surrounding mental health through humour
Nolan and Matsui talk about their web series Ghost BFF, a dark comedy that tells the story of two best friends after one commits suicide.
- March 22: 'It's gonna be great': Barenaked Ladies vocalist Ed Robertson opens up about reuniting with Steven Page
We checked in with Robertson to find out how he's feeling about reuniting with his former bandmate onstage at the 2018 Juno Awards.
- March 22: Lisa Halliday on her debut novel Asymmetry, two seemingly unrelated stories in one
Halliday talks to guest host Laurie Brown about her novel Asymmetry and its themes of power and empathy.
- Full episode: Joshua Leonard, Katie Nolan and Vanessa Matsui, Ed Robertson, Lisa Halliday 22/03/2018
Actor Joshua Leonard talks about his latest role in Steven Soderbergh's Unsane. Ghost BFF creators Katie Nolan and Vanessa Matsui combat the stigma surrounding mental health through humour. Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies talks about reuniting with Steven Page ahead of the 2018 Junos. Debut novelist Lisa Halliday talks about her book Asymmetry.
- March 21: Charley Pride on defying expectations: 'I'm a traditional country singer, just like anybody else'
Pride is one of the most successful country singers of all time, but his achievements reach far beyond that. He reflects on his incredible career with q host Tom Power.
- March 21: The ROM's Here We Are Here exhibit challenges narrow ideas of blackness in Canada
Curator Julie Crooks and artist Bushra Junaid talk about the exhibit, which is shining a new light on Canada's storied relationship with its black population.
- March 21: Jael Richardson's book pick: A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena
q book contributor Jael Richardson gives us her recommendation of the week. Today, she'll discuss A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena.
- March 21: Steven Page on feeling 'peace and terror' ahead of Barenaked Ladies reunion
Ahead of the 2018 Junos, Page talks about what it’s been like since leaving the band and the feeling he gets hearing the old songs.