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Monday, May 21, 2018: Jann Arden, Danai Gurira and more

Today on q: Canadian singer-songwriter Jann Arden, Black Panther actor Danai Gurira, q oral history of Beetlejuice, Canadian musician Whitney Rose.

Jann Arden reflects on becoming a mother to her mother

The Canadian singer-songwriter has released a song and cookbook, Feeding My Mother, about caring for her mom who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Friday, May 18, 2018: Laurieann Gibson, William Prince and more

Today on q: Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson, q This with ShoShona Kish and Ian Campeau, Canadian singer-songwriter William Prince presents a q block party, musician Gwenno.
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Black Panther's Danai Gurira explains why the Marvel movie is 'getting it right'

Danai Gurira discusses the hype around Black Panther and explains why the film's value is more important than any records it might break at the box office.

Gwenno's new Cornish psych-pop album celebrates her cultural identity

Gwenno discusses her second solo album, Le Kov, which is sung entirely in Cornish — an old Gaelic language understood by only 600 people today.

From AC/DC to Jennifer Lopez: William Prince pays tribute to Peguis First Nation in his q block party

In this edition of the q block party, Canadian singer-songwriter William Prince shares a playlist of songs that remind him of his hometown, the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba.

q This breaks down what to expect from the Indigenous Music Awards

ShoShona Kish of Digging Roots and Ian Campeau, formerly of A Tribe Called Red, join guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe to discuss tonight's Indigenous Music Awards.

James Bay on his sophomore album Electric Light

Musician James Bay talks about his second album Electric Light, and what drives him to push himself creatively and keep trying new things.

Famed choreographer Laurieann Gibson on her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight

Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. She explains how it all started for her in her hometown of Toronto.

Thursday, May 17, 2018: Paul Nolan, Jordan Klepper

Today on q: Canadian Broadway star Paul Nolan, musician Bishop Briggs, Paul Kalkbrenner's gateway to techno music, political comedian Jordan Klepper.

q broadcast premiere: Breathless by William Prince

Canadian singer-songwriter William Prince talks about his new song Breathless ahead of its release.

Producer Paul Kalkbrenner presents a q gateway to techno music

In this q gateway to techno music, producer Paul Kalkbrenner shares some of his favourite songs and attempts to define techno for us.

Bishop Briggs takes us back to the Japanese karaoke bar that started her music career

Bishop Briggs talks to guest host Ali Hassan about her debut album Church of Scars, and how she got her start in a Tokyo karaoke bar.

Comedian Jordan Klepper on his show The Opposition and his brand of political satire

Political comedian Jordan Klepper joins guest host Ali Hassan to discuss the satirical persona he plays on his show The Opposition with Jordan Klepper.

Broadway stalwart Paul Nolan takes on the jukebox musical in Escape to Margaritaville

Canadian theatre actor Paul Nolan talks about his new role in the Jimmy Buffett musical Escape to Margaritaville, now on Broadway.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018: Lee Quarnstrom, Julian Dennison and more

Today on q: Lee Quarnstrom of the Merry Pranksters on Tom Wolfe, country singer-songwriter Margo Price, actor Julian Dennison, comedian David Sedaris, filmmaker Michael Melski.

'It was a punch to the gut': Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu

Hari Kondabolu talks about the reaction to his documentary The Problem With Apu and how he's feeling about The Simpsons these days.

Filmmaker Michael Melski on The Child Remains, a horror movie based on the true story of the Butterbox Babies

Canadian filmmaker Michael Melski joins Tom Power live from a studio in Halifax to talk about his first horror film, The Child Remains.

David Sedaris reads his essay The Ones That Got Away, from his new book Calypso

The American comedian and author brings one of his essays to life on the air, from his new book of essays called Calypso.

Margo Price performs Wild Women off her new album All American Made

Hear country singer-songwriter Margo Price perform Wild Women, recorded live in the q studio with her band.

Rising star Julian Dennison reveals how he was handpicked by Ryan Reynolds to co-star in Deadpool 2

The 15-year-old actor from New Zealand talks to Tom Power about starring opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 2.

'I feel like I'm the ambassador for North Bay': Jerry O'Connell on his love for Canada and new TV show Carter

Actor Jerry O'Connell joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his big return to Canada in the television series Carter.
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'I feel like I'm the ambassador for North Bay': Jerry O'Connell on his love for Canada and new TV show Carter

Actor Jerry O'Connell joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his big return to Canada in the television series Carter.

Lee Quarnstrom remembers Tom Wolfe, a pioneer of 'new journalism'

Lee Quarnstrom of the Merry Pranksters talks to Tom Power about the legacy of author and journalist Tom Wolfe, who died earlier this week at age 88.
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Director Norman Jewison remembers his friend Margot Kidder

Actor Margot Kidder, best known for playing Lois Lane in Superman, has died at age 69. Canadian director Norman Jewison joins us to talk about her.