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The Wizard of Oz at 80: fascinating facts about the 'cursed' film classic
Why were the cast and crew gasping for air? Why was the Witch off for three months? And which songs got cut? We follow the yellow brick road.
How a Toronto youth music program ended up on Taylor Swift's new album
The Regent Park School of Music, in collaboration with producer Frank Dukes, can be heard on one track.
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019: Candace Bushnell, Emmanuel Jal and more
Today on q: author Candace Bushnell, q This music panel with Elamin Abdelmahmoud and A. Harmony and Emmanuel Jal.
Is There Still Sex in the City? Candace Bushnell's new novel explores love and dating in 2019
As the author of 'Sex and the City', Candace Bushnell is regularly asked for her advice on love. These days though, the recently divorced author has more questions than answers. In her new book "Is There Still Sex in the City?" explores love and dating in 2019.
Why is every Taylor Swift album release a massive event?
The q this music panel takes a close look at Taylor Swift's new album, Lover.
Meet Philip Harben, the original celebrity TV chef
We take a look at the origin story of celebrity chefs.
From child soldier to Juno nominee: Emmanuel Jal finds joy in painful past
When Emmanuel Jal was just seven years old, he was forced to become a child soldier in Sudan. He tells us how songwriting has helped him escape the trauma of his past.
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019: Fab 5 Freddy, Nia Vardalos and more
Today on q: Fab 5 Freddy, Nia Vardalos, Electric Youth and Seth.
q's Thursday Headliner: Electric Youth on how film influences their sound
Synth-pop duo Electric Youth share their writing process and why they keep films in mind to create a different sound.
Nia Vardalos on Tiny Beautiful Things, adapting an advice column for the stage and the advice she took away
Nia Vardalos is best known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but her latest project is unlike anything she's done before.
Fab 5 Freddy takes us on a musical journey through Bed-Stuy, New York
In this edition of the q block party, the visual artist, filmmaker and hip-hop pioneer shares the music playlist that define his time growing up in his neighbourhood in Brooklyn.
In his sprawling comic Clyde Fans, cartooning legend Seth gives the mundane a 'mystic significance'
Seth is a Canadian cartoonist who's a legend in his field. Following the release of his new comic Clyde Fans, he describes what it was like being on the leading edge of the graphic novel movement.
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019: Gabrielle Carteris, Donna Grantis and more
Today on q: actor Gabrielle Carteris, guitarist Donna Grantis, pianist and composer Kris Bowers.
Gabrielle Carteris on returning to 90210 and making film sets safer
It's been 30 years since Beverly Hills 90210 first aired, but now the teen drama is back. One of the stars, Gabrielle Carteris shares how it feels to return now that she's in a very different phase of her life.
From playing with Prince to her solo debut, Donna Grantis on her life with the guitar
Donna Grantis takes us through her history with the guitar, from learning her first song to going to jazz school to playing her Purple Rain solo with Prince.
Green Book composer Kris Bowers on teaching Mahershala Ali piano
The pianist and composer tells us how he taught Mahershala Ali to play piano like Don Shirley for Green Book.
Freshly bronzed 'Dude' finally returns to Vancouver's Dude Chilling Park
After two years away, the legendary figure has returned to his rightful place in a central Vancouver park, but he’s changed.
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019: Terry Fallis, Todd McFarlane and more
Today on q: novelist Terry Fallis, comic book artist Todd McFarlane, actor Ellen Wong.
'I still have the bag of rejection letters': Todd McFarlane looks back on his own comic book origin story
Every great comic book hero needs an origin story. Todd McFarlane doesn't wear a cape or fight crime, but he is an undisputed giant in the world of comic books.
'Visibility is important': Why Ellen Wong is hopeful about Asian representation in film and TV
Canadian actor Wong has been named a Rising Star at 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
Terry Fallis explores a universal dilemma in his brand-new novel, Albatross
Canadian author Terry Fallis sits down with guest host Ali Hassan live in the q studio to talk about his latest (and seventh) novel, Albatross.
Monday, Aug. 19, 2019: Gurinder Chadha, Aminder Dhaliwal and more
Today on q: filmmaker Gurinder Chadha, q screen panel with John Semley and Tina Hassannia, rapper Denzel Curry, Canadian comic artist Aminder Dhaliwal.
Gurinder Chadha on the story behind Blinded by the Light and getting Bruce Springsteen's blessing
Chadha's latest film, Blinded by the Light, is the true story of how a British-Pakistani teenager found solace, inspiration and a kindred spirit in Bruce Springsteen.
TV roundup: What to watch — and what to skip — in August
The q screen panel tells us what television shows are worth watching in August.
Denzel Curry looks back on the Florida artists and music that inspired his sound
Rapper Denzel Curry takes us on a guided tour of his neighbourhood in Miami, using music as his co-guide.