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Friday, Aug. 19, 2022: Nneka Onuorah, Davido and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: director Nneka Onuorah, singer-songwriter Davido, weekly wrap-up panel with Michelle Cho, Alyssa Bereznak and Andrea Jin.
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Lizzo's Watch Out For The Big Grrrls director Nneka Onuorah on celebrating plus-sized dancers

Director Nneka Onuorah spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about the groundbreaking reality show and the importance of representing dancers with bigger bodies.
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Afrobeats artist Davido on his meteoric rise to fame

The singer-songwriter joined guest host Talia Schlanger to reflect on his career journey and how he created a legacy as one of Africa’s biggest musical exports.
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Q's weekly wrap-up: From Blackpink's new single to She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Michelle Cho, Alyssa Bereznak and Andrea Jin joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss the culture stories that caught their attention this week.
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Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022: Fran Lebowitz, D'Arcy Carden and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: author, public speaker and humourist Fran Lebowitz, actor D'Arcy Carden, artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, artist and photographer Rada Akbar.

How do you become a real New Yorker? Fran Lebowitz says move there and 'complain about something changing'

American author and humourist Fran Lebowitz joined Q's Tom Power to talk about her new Netflix limited series Pretend It's a City, directed by her longtime friend Martin Scorcese.
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The Good Place's D'Arcy Carden on entering a new phase of her career with Barry and A League of Their Own

The actor joined Tom Power to tell us how her current roles in the HBO Max series Barry and the new Amazon adaptation of A League of Their Own allow her to explore new sides of herself.
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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer on A Crack in the Hourglass — a fleeting memorial to COVID-19 victims

The Montreal-based artist's latest project, A Crack in the Hourglass, is a memorial to everyone who has died during the pandemic. He joined Tom Power to tell us more about it.
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How artist Rada Akbar is reminding us of the Afghan women left behind one year after the Taliban takeover

The Afghan artist and photographer joined guest host Talia Schlanger to reflect on the harrowing experience of escaping Kabul when the Taliban took over one year ago.
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Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022: Tia Carrere, Jennifer Grey and more

Today on Q: actor Tia Carrere, actor Jennifer Grey, HBO's intimacy coordinator Alicia Rodis.
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Tia Carrere on Easter Sunday, Filipino representation and the 30th anniversary of Wayne's World

The actor, model and Grammy-winning singer joined Tom Power to reflect on upholding her Hawaiian Filipino roots in a Hollywood machine that’s taken a long time to see her for who she really is.
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Jennifer Grey reclaims her story in her new memoir Out of the Corner

The Dirty Dancing actor joined Tom Power to discuss her memoir, Out of the Corner, in which she candidly writes about her famous Broadway family, the real-life friction she had with Patrick Swayze, plastic surgery and more.
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HBO's intimacy coordinator Alicia Rodis explains how she helps actors feel safe

Rodis joined Tom Power to respond to Sean Bean's recent comments that intimacy coordinators can “spoil the spontaneity” of filming intimate scenes on set.
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Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022: Jennette McCurdy, Jon Batiste and more

Today on Q: author and former child star Jennette McCurdy, musician and composer Jon Batiste, Better Call Saul panel with Jennifer Francis and Adam Feibel, filmmaker Thyrone Tommy.

Jennette McCurdy opens up about child stardom in her memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy's memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died has garnered attention for both its shocking title and her relationship with her abusive mother Debra.
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Jon Batiste on his new album We Are and the power of music to bring social change

The musician, composer and activist spoke with Tom Power about how music can be used as a tool for social change, and how his powerful new album, We Are, fits into that bigger story.
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Better Call Saul series finale recap

Better Call Saul has come to an end after a thrilling seven-year run. Our screen panellists Adam Feibel and Jennifer Francis joined Tom Power to share how they feel about the show’s finale.
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Thyrone Tommy on Learn to Swim and his path from marine navigation student to celebrated director

The Toronto filmmaker joined Tom Power to discuss his debut feature film, Learn to Swim, about a troubled romance between two jazz musicians.
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Monday, Aug. 15, 2022: Jerry Seinfeld, Lisa LeBlanc and more

Today on Q: comedian Jerry Seinfeld, singer-songwriter Lisa LeBlanc, concert promoter and radio host Lou Molinaro remembers the late Gord Lewis.
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Jerry Seinfeld on his new book, 45 years of comedy and the stupidity of a 'quick question'

The comedian joined Tom Power to discuss his comedic process and the longevity of his career.
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Lisa LeBlanc on combining disco with her Chiac culture

The Acadian folk musician joined Tom Power to tell us why she put down the banjo, laced up her roller blades and recorded a disco album, Chiac Disco.
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Lou Molinaro remembers the late Gord Lewis of Teenage Head

Concert promoter and radio host Lou Molinaro joined Tom Power to share his memories of Gord Lewis and why he was such a pivotal figure in Canadian rock history.
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Friday, Aug. 12, 2022: Adele, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: singer Adele, actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, comedian John Cullen, broadcaster Mastermind and comedian Andrea Jin.
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'Listen to my side': Adele opens up about 30, divorce and her struggle with fame

In a wide-ranging Canadian exclusive interview with Q’s Tom Power, Adele discussed her personal new album, the power of music in tough times, her close friendship with Drake and more.
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Never Have I Ever's Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on shooting to stardom

Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan talks about her transformation from Mississauga, Ont., high school student to the star of Netflix's hit series Never Have I Ever.

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