Friday, January 20, 2012 | Categories: Q Weekly Update
MONDAY Kathleen Edwards
TUESDAY Spencer Wells
WEDNESDAY Charles Krause's political art gallery
THURSDAY Los Campesinos
FRIDAY Atom Egoyan (and Martin Crimp)
Monday: John Daniszewski, AP's senior managing editor for international news, on the Associated Press's recent launch of a full bureau in North Korea. Canadian country-rocker Kathleen Edwards talks about, and plays from, her new album, Voyageur. Q's sports culture panel.
Tuesday: Q's film panel -- Brian D. Johnston, Johanna Schneller and Katherine Monk -- assesses the morning's Oscar nominations. Spencer Wells, the National Geographic society's "Explorer-in-residence," on his "Genographic project." Winnipeg singer/songwriter John K Samson (The Weakerthans) on his first ever solo album, Provincial.
Wednesday: Charles Krause on his political art gallery.
Thursday: Welsh indie pop group Los Campesinos.
Friday: Nova Scotia-based indie rocker Joel Plaskett plays live from his new album, Scrappy Happiness. Filmmaker Atom Egoyan and British playwright Martin Crimp on the stage play Cruel and Tender. Elvira Kurt's Cultural Hall of Shame.
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