q with Tom Power
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...
- June 25: Will Hollywood celebrities follow through on their threat to leave Fox?
Our q screen panel discuss recent news that several actors and producers are threatening to stop working with 21st Century Fox as a way of protesting Fox News.
- June 25: When neither checkbox applies: One dancer's push for gender-neutral awards
Tonight is expected to be the last time The Dora Awards separate awards by gender. Tom Power speaks to Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, a dancer who helped inspire the shift.
- June 25: Shawn Mendes on success, anxiety and his love for Ronaldo
The Canadian megastar rose to fame in his teens, but his just-released album is all grown up.
- June 25: How current events inspired Sylvain Neuvel's new alien robot sci-fi novel
Sylvain Neuvel's latest novel, Only Human?, follows a young girl named Rose who lives in a future where giant robots have killed 100 million people on Earth.
- June 25: 'Everyone has the capacity to be musical': Robin Dann of Bernice on ASMR, and sound as a healer and refuge
Robin Dann, of the experimental pop band Bernice, joins Tom Power in the q studio to discuss her thoughts about ASMR and to preview this phenomenon for listeners.
- Full episode: Shawn Mendes, screen panel, Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, Sylvain Neuvel, Robin Dann 25/6/2018
Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes talks about mental health and his love for Ronaldo. q screen panel with Tina Hassannia and Eli Glasner on actors protesting Fox. Dance artist and choreographer Sze-Yang Ade-Lam advocates for the use of gender neutral pronouns at the Dora Awards. Canadian author Sylvain Neuvel explains how current events inspired his new sci-fi novel, Only Human. Robin Dann of the experimental pop band Bernice talks ASMR.
- Full episode: Robert Plant, Tynomi Banks, Mavis Staples 22/6/2018
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant talks about his 50-year music career. Toronto drag queen Tynomi Banks shares her playlist of essential drag performance anthems. Gospel singer Mavis Staples explains why she still feels she has to speak out against bigotry in America.
- June 22: Tynomi Banks shares her list of essential drag anthems for Pride season
Toronto drag queen Tynomi Banks presents the perfect playlist for any Pride Month celebration.
- June 22: The song remains the same, but Robert Plant is always moving forward
He's one of the most iconic frontmen in rock 'n' roll history, but in a career that has spanned 50 years, Robert Plant has never stopped moving forward.
- June 22: 'I feel like I'm living in the '60s again': Mavis Staples on the state of civil rights in America
The legendary gospel singer explains why she feels she still has a lot of work to do when it comes to speaking out against bigotry in America.