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Q with Tom Power

Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into -- be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre, or comedy -- q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

  • 01:09:13
    Actor Tim Blake Nelson tells us why his role in the Coen brothers' new film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is one of the toughest he's ever had. The q online culture panel discusses YouTuber Lilly Singh's break from making videos. Novelist Erwan Larher remembers surviving the Paris Bataclan attack in his new memoir The Book I Didn't Want to Write. Singer-songwriter Christine and the Queens talks about her new album and reinventing herself as Chris.
    Nov 14, 2018
  • 01:04:44
    Director Jason Reitman tells us how his timely new film The Front Runner tackles morality in the media and politics. Comic book creator Jim Zub discusses Stan Lee's legacy and lasting impact on storytelling. Film critic Adam Nayman shares a q gateway to the Coen brothers. HBO's intimacy co-ordinator Alicia Rodis talks about her unique role advocating for actors on set.
    Nov 13, 2018
  • 01:09:44
    John Irving reflects on The World According to Garp 40 years after its release. The q screen panel shares their take on a once-lost Stanley Kubrick screenplay called Burning Secret. Actor and musician Lennon Stella talks about starting her own music career.
    Nov 12, 2018
  • 01:07:20
    Actor Elizabeth Reaser talks about how Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House explores grief and family trauma. The q This music panel discusses the power of pop superfans in the social media era. Documentary maker Doug Knutson charts Trenton, Ont.'s rise and fall as "Hollywood North." Children's entertainers Sharon and Bram perform live in the q studio and reflect on their incredible 40-year career.
    Nov 9, 2018
  • 01:08:03
    Actor Isabella Rossellini talks about her love of farming and why she's gone back to school to learn about animal behaviour. Singer-songwriter Raghav discusses the evolution of his sound and navigating fame on two continents. Guitarist Tom Brenneck honours his friend and collaborator, soul singer Charles Bradley. Pop star and burgeoning fashion icon Billie Eilish shares her perspective on success, social media and fame.
    Nov 8, 2018
  • 01:07:23
    Chinese-Canadian superstar Kris Wu opens up about leaving K-pop behind and breaking into the U.S. hip-hop market. Our books columnist Jael Richardson talks about Songs for the Cold of Heart by Giller Prize nominee Eric Dupont. Benji Madden of Good Charlotte discusses the band's longevity and their seventh album Generation Rx. New York Times arts reporter Michael Cooper breaks down why Hungary's far-right populist government is supporting the Hungarian State Opera. Famous Joni Mitchell fans pay tribute to the Canadian icon on her 75th birthday.
    Nov 7, 2018
  • 01:03:34
    Canadian comedy legend Rick Mercer reflects on his greatest rants - and scoring pot for Pierre Berton. Director Namrata Singh Gujral opens up about the backlash to her rom-com 5 Weddings, and casting India's third gender. Expect Theatre's Laura Mullin and Chris Tolley discuss PlayME, a new radio drama podcast that lets you experience Canadian plays right through your headphones. Soprano Sarah Brightman tells us how music helped her feel whole again after her highly-publicized trip to space had to be cancelled.
    Nov 6, 2018
  • 01:07:41
    Actor and comedian Abbi Jacobson opens up about her new book and the decision to end Broad City. The q screen panel reviews the final season of House of Cards. Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken presents a short oral history of the show. Brothers Osborne talk about pot, politics and the stigma around country music.
    Nov 5, 2018
  • 01:03:35
    Actor LeVar Burton talks about the value of stories and storytelling. The q This music panel covers rockers turned film composers and new music from Tenacious D. Dr. Ulrike Al-Khamis of the Aga Khan discusses what the reopening of Syria's National Museum means for the country. House of Cards showrunners Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese open up about finishing the series without Kevin Spacey.
    Nov 2, 2018
  • 01:00:30
    Opera singer Renée Fleming discusses lending her singing voice to Julianne Moore in Bel Canto. Theatre critic Carly Maga debriefs us on her immersive theatre experience following her return from The Curious Voyage. Hip-Hop Evolution host Shad, head writer Rodrigo Bascuñán and director Darby Wheeler share their most memorable interviews from the series. Actor Steven Yeun talks about representation and the freedom of shooting in Korea for his latest film Burning.
    Nov 1, 2018
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