Schedule for Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014

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Q begins its special Olympics coverage tomorrow, with Jian Ghomeshi doing interviews and co-hosting the show from Sochi, Feb 6 through 21. Gill Deacon hosts from Toronto this week and next.

  • In an attempt make themselves look better in the public eye, an unlikely organization is making use of a savvy PR strategy: Pakistan's Taliban, who were set to enter peace negotiations with the government this week. Gill talks to Pakistani columnist Huma Yusuf about the mass public confusion the PR tactics have caused. [FULL POST]

  • Gill talks to inventive American dancer and choreographer Kyle Abraham of the company Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion. The Pittsburgh-born dance artist, who has just been awarded a MacArthur Genius Award, mixes types of dancers, styles, and even music, making use of songs from avant-garde compositions to Michael Jackson. [FULL POST]

  • Emer O'Toole, author of the forthcoming book called Girls Will Be Girls, has discovered first hand how people react to modern women who do not shave. Guest host Gill Deacon speaks to O'Toole about her experiences, her recent piece in The Guardian -- It's the year of the bush -- and why she thinks 2014 is the year to rediscover body hair. [FULL POST]

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