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Friday, Aug. 14, 2020: Khadijah Queen, Billy Eichner and more

Today on q: poet Khadijah Queen, q This music panel with A. Harmony and Erin Ashley, gateway to the music of Oscar Peterson, actor and comedian Billy Eichner.

Gateway to the music of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson

On the 10th anniversary of the death of the great Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, his youngest daughter, Céline Peterson, speaks to us about her father's life and musical legacy.

Comedian Billy Eichner on following in his idol's footsteps in The Lion King

Billy Eichner joined Tom Power in the q studio to talk about voicing Timon in Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King.

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020: Judy Chicago, Orin Isaacs and more

Today on q: artist Judy Chicago, bassist and producer Orin Isaacs on the late Salome Bey, actress Ellen Wong, singer-songwriter Brandy.

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020: Kiesza, Saleema Nawaz and more

Today on q: singer Kiesza, tech and culture journalist Alyssa Bereznak, author Saleema Nawaz.

'I'm fighting my way back': Kiesza stages a comeback after brain injury

In 2017, a serious car accident left Canadian singer Kiesza with a traumatic brain injury, which forced her to put her music career on hold. That's why her latest album, Crave, is more than a comeback — it's a milestone on the road to recovery.

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020: Jesse Williams, Carrie Mae Weems and more

Today on q: actor Jesse Williams, musicians Chris Murphy and Joel Plaskett, photographer and multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems.

'Photographs and art tell us who we are': Carrie Mae Weems on art, class and culture

Carrie Mae Weems has been called 'perhaps our greatest living photographer' by the New York Times Magazine.

Monday, Aug. 10, 2020: Oliver Stone, Mavis Staples and more

Today on q: filmmaker Oliver Stone, q screen panel with Teri Hart and Ishani Nath, artist and author Douglas Coupland, gospel singer Mavis Staples.

'Everybody On Earth Is Feeling The Same Way As You': Douglas Coupland offers slogans for the COVID-19 age

The Vancouver artist and Generation X author says the virus reveals how profoundly interconnected we are.

'I feel like I'm living in the '60s again': Mavis Staples on the state of civil rights in America

The legendary gospel singer explains why she feels she still has a lot of work to do when it comes to speaking out against bigotry in America.

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020: Chelsea Peretti, q This music panel, William Prince and more

Today on q: Chelsea Peretti, q This music panel, William Prince, Baaba Maal

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020: Blair Underwood, Sewit Sium, John Hartman

Today on q: Blair Underwood, Sewit Sium, John Hartman

Theatre director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu on seeing her own story reflected in Claudia Dey's play Trout Stanley

Award-winning theatre director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu is putting her own spin on Claudia Dey's play Trout Stanley for a new production that's on now at Toronto's Factory Theatre.

'I put a lot of my own awkwardness into this guy': Nicholas Braun on playing Cousin Greg on HBO's Succession

Nicholas Braun plays Cousin Greg on HBO's hit show Succession. He joined q's Tom Power live in studio to talk about what it's like to be on one of the biggest shows on TV.

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020: Lady A, Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu, Nicholas Braun

Today on q: Lady A, Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu, Nicholas Braun

Author Jenny Han on the Netflix adaptation of To All The Boys I've Loved Before

Jenny Han talks about the new film adaptation of her New York Times best-selling novel To All The Boys I've Loved Before, and shares why she feels representation on screen is important.

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020: Stephenie Meyer, Dizzy, Jenny Han

Today on q: Author Stephenie Meyer, the band Dizzy, author Jenny Han.

Monday, Aug. 3, 2020: Elton John, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Today on q: music icon Elton John, award-winning poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen.

Friday, July 31, 2020: François Clemmons, Dalton Higgins and more

Today on q: singer François Clemmons, journalist and author Dalton Higgins, singer iskwē, singer Judy Collins.

q's Thursday Headliner: Artist, creator and musician iskwē

Canadian musician iskwē drops by the q studio to perform some songs from her new album, acākosīk.

Folk icon Judy Collins on her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her new album Winter Stories

At age 80, folk icon Judy Collins is still actively releasing new music, touring and shining a light on unsung talent. She joined q's Tom Power to reflect on her nearly six-decade career and her latest record, Winter Stories.

Thursday, July 30, 2020: Judy Blume, Bob Wiseman, Lesley Hampton

Today on q: author Judy Blume, musician and author Bob Wiseman, fashion designer Lesley Hampton.

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret at 50: author Judy Blume on the taboo-busting teen book

Because it tackles puberty and teen sexuality, the book is also one of the most challenged and banned.

This Indigenous designer's gowns are turning heads on the red carpet — and busting down barriers

Meet Lesley Hampton, the 25-year-old Canadian designer whose gown made major waves on the Golden Globes red carpet this year.