Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | Categories: Q Weekly Update |
MONDAY Amos Lee
TUESDAY k.d. lang
THURSDAY Dorian Lynskey
FRIDAY Steve Earle
Monday: Journalist and author Peggy Orenstein on her book, Cinderella Ate My Daughter, a critical look at princess-themed pop culture and how little girls are marketed to. Philadelphia singer-songwriter Amos Lee performs from his album, Mission Bell. Canadian actor Adam Beach talks about his rise to fame in film and TV and issues regarding Native representation in Hollywood
Tuesday: k.d. lang live in Studio Q. Filmmaker Jamie Kastner on his new Hot Docs film, Recessionize!
Wednesday: Author Joseph Lelyveld on his new book, Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India, which looks at the human side of the influential thinker. Actor and pioneering rapper Ice-T on his memoir, Ice.
Thursday: Tweeting the election. Guardian music critic Dorian Lynskey on his book, 33 Revolutions Per Minute, a look at the history of protest songs.
Friday: Country rocker Steve Earle performs from hs new album, I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive. Award-winning Toronto-based graphic novelist Chester Brown (Louis Riel) returns with an autobiographical book, Paying For It.
Audio is available the day following the broadcast.