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q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

A daily Arts and Public Radio podcast featuring Tom Power
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Musician Richard Marx has a new memoir ‘Stories To Tell." Emilio Vieira and Ellen Denny star in a play about pandemic love called, "February: A Love Story." Vocalist Brian Johnson talks about AC/DC's new album 'Power Up.'
Canadian icon William Shatner opens up about aging, loneliness and what keeps him going at 90. Mohawk actor Kaniehtiio Horn tells us how the hit Canadian comedy series Letterkenny gets Indigenous representation right. Actor Manny Jacinto explai
Director Janicza Bravo talks about turning a viral, stranger-than-fiction Tweet thread into the film Zola. Band leader Isaac Brock discusses Modest Mouse's seventh studio album, The Golden Casket. Souvankham Thammavongsa on her award-winning sh
Shawnee Kish celebrates her two-spirit identity on her self-titled debut EP. Kardinal Offishall and Toronto Raptors's DJ 4Korners want to Free The City with their pandemic-era drive-in concert series. Hear a preview of the CBC podcast This Plac
Grammy-nominated musician Amythyst Kiah talks about exploring her feelings of being othered and alienated on her powerful new solo record, Wary + Strange. On this week's screen panel, Vivek Shraya and Michael Cuby take a look at same-sex relati
Q brings in past conversations with Indigenous artists, including Michelle Good and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, that reflect on colonialism and the residential school system in Canada. Q This panellists A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen discuss
Ryan O'Connell talks about his memoir-turned-Netflix sitcom Special and what it's been like to turn his story, as a gay man with cerebral palsy, into a comedy series. Dhonielle Clayton and Nic Stone discuss their contributions to the anthology
Legendary singer Dionne Warwick talks about her incredible life, decades-spanning music career and new-found social media fame. Suzanne Desrocher-Romero, widow of horror filmmaker George A. Romero, shares the story behind her husband's lost 197
Actor, comedian and author Graham Norton talks about his latest novel, Home Stretch, and shares how a near-death experience changed his outlook on life. Music critic, author and producer Jessica Hopper takes us through a gateway to Joni Mitchel
Ojibway poet Duke Redbird reads a poem he wrote to honour the victims of residential schools. Blackfoot and Sámi filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers discusses a collection of films she curated for the Toronto International Film Festival in honour
Bestselling author Jason Reynolds discusses his novel Long Way Down, his entry into the world of literature and why he wants to write books that relate to young readers. Composer Tania León talks about her Pulitzer Prize-winning orchestral piec
Emmy-winning actress Uzo Aduba (known as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on Orange Is the New Black) talks about taking on her first lead role in HBO's reboot of In Treatment. Cree-Métis baritone Jonathon Adams shares what they discovered when they
With her debut feature Dead Pigs now hitting theatres for the first time, filmmaker Cathy Yan reflects on the huge impact the micro-budget satire had on her career. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on her summer book pick: Angeli
Canadian artist Jeff Lemire talks about seeing his acclaimed comic book series Sweet Tooth adapted into a hit live-action Netflix series of the same name. Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. discusses her sophomore album, Moments in Between, and
Michelle Pfeiffer talks about her critically acclaimed role in French Exit, a film adaptation of Patrick deWitt's novel of the same name. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart discuss MuchMusic's TikTok comeback and
Lukas Nelson tells us about his band's new album, A Few Stars Apart, and shares how the record was inspired by time spent with his family (including his father, Willie Nelson) during the pandemic. Two of the artists leading this year's Internat
Grammy-winning singer and activist Angélique Kidjo discusses her incredible new album, Mother Nature, which sees her championing young talent from across the African continent. Actor and producer Kheng Hua Tan (best known for Crazy Rich Asians
In response to the recent hate-motivated hit and run in London, Ont., Canadian poet Wali Shah performs his spoken word poem, Home, which he wrote shortly after a tragic incident that happened to him and his family. Canadian comedian, actor and
Singer-songwriter Liz Phair talks about her first album of new material in a decade, Soberish, which sees her reunite with producer Brad Wood, who worked with her on her breakthrough album, Exile in Guyville. Bestselling author Taylor Jenkins R
Filmmaker Gia Coppola discusses her latest film, Mainstream, and what it's like to belong to a long legacy of filmmakers — from her grandfather, Francis Ford Coppola, to her aunt, Sofia Coppola. On this week's Q This music panel, Lisa Christian
In an exclusive interview, The Tragically Hip's Gord Sinclair, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois and Rob Baker open up about the band's career, their three decades of brotherhood, and the loss of their friend and bandmate, Gord Downie. The nominees for
Author E.L. James — who's best known for her wildly popular Fifty Shades novels — discusses her latest release, Freed, which she says may be the final work in the series. For the 30-year anniversary of the Juno rap category, former Rascalz mana
Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor discusses her new memoir, Rememberings: Scenes from My Complicated Life, and tells us why ripping up a picture of the pope on Saturday Night Live in 1992 didn't derail her career, but rather put her back
Five Little Indians author Michelle Good talks about winning the Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction, and why we must continue telling stories about residential school survivors. Norwegian pop sensation girl in red di
Award-winning producer and songwriter Benny Blanco talks about his latest EP, Friends Keep Secrets 2, and shares what he gets from writing music for himself. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Romeo Candido discuss Amazon'
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