q with Tom Power
q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Shad, q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.
From music icons like Van Morrison and Neil Young; smart conversations with everyone from Al Gore to Barbara Walters; CNN operas; to the branding of politicians... q brings you big names, big ideas, and those paving the way on the cultural landscape. q is your cultural intervention!
Monday - Friday 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
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...
- Mumford and Sons: The band on their new album, Delta
The band's Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall talk about their shifting sound and their new experimental fourth album, Delta. They also address their photo with Jordan B. Peterson, which made the rounds online this summer.
- Mumford and Sons, Khaled Hosseini 21/09/2018
Mumford and Sons discuss their new album and address their photo with Jordan B. Peterson. The q This music panel recaps the highlights from the Polaris Music Prize gala. Tom Power gets a preview of MOCA Toronto with executive director and CEO Heidi R?eitmaier. Bestselling author of The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini, discusses his new book Sea Prayer.
- Khaled Hosseini: Bestselling author of The Kite Runner on his new book Sea Prayer
Khaled Hosseini reads a passage from his new book Sea Prayer and tells us what moved him to write the story.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal, DJ Spinna, Bert Kreischer 20/09/2018
Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses her new film The Kindergarten Teacher and the consequences of "starving a vibrant woman's mind." DJ Spinna presents an essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder. Comedian Bert Kreischer talks about balancing comedy, partying and fatherhood.
- Bert Kreischer: The comedian on balancing partying and fatherhood
Bert Kreischer talks about his family and his reputation as a partier, his new Netflix special Secret Time, and the Rolling Stone story that changed his life back in 1997.
- DJ Spinna: An essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder
DJ Spinna is a renowned hip hop producer and co-founder of the Stevie Wonder tribute party, "Wonder-Full." He gives us an essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal: The actor on the consequences of 'starving a vibrant woman's mind'
Maggie Gyllenhaal sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about her new film The Kindergarten Teacher, about a woman who becomes obsessed with one of her students who she believes is a child prodigy.
- Dan Fogelman: This is Us creator on writing emotional scenes, and how to get them right
Dan Fogelman sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about his new film, creating art that makes people cry, and why sentimentality at the movies may not be such a bad thing in 2018.
- Hozier: The Irish blues-rock sensation on his new EP of protest songs
Irish blues-rock sensation Hozier talks about why he decided to follow up his massively successful debut album with an EP of fiery protest songs.
- Dan Fogelman, Hozier, D'Arcy Carden 19/09/2018
This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman talks about his new film, writing emotional scenes and how to get them right. Hozier tells us why he decided to follow up his massively successful debut album with an EP of fiery protest songs. Actor and comedian D'Arcy Carden discusses how The Good Place tackles morality and ethics.