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Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022: Rupi Kaur, Jack Armstrong and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: poet Rupi Kaur, sea shanty singer Jon Cleave of the folk group Fisherman's Friends, sports broadcaster Jack Armstrong.
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Jon Cleave of Fisherman's Friends tells us the incredible story behind the folk group's rise to fame

A decade or so ago, a record producer saw Fisherman's Friends performing while on vacation, which launched the Cornish folk group on a path to global success. Now, a musical about their journey is getting its North American premiere in Canada.
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Toronto Raptors broadcaster Jack Armstrong has released a Christmas album

The award-winning sports broadcaster sat down with guest host Talia Schlanger to talk about his new Christmas album, Hellooo and Happy Holidays.
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Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022: Sloan, Zun Lee and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: Chris Murphy and Jay Ferguson of Sloan, artist and photographer Zun Lee, singer and activist Angélique Kidjo.
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Sloan's Chris Murphy and Jay Ferguson share the band's 30-year story from its debut to its latest album Steady

In a career-spanning interview, bandmates Chris Murphy and Jay Ferguson of Sloan joined Tom Power to talk about the group and how they've kept all four original members for three decades.
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Zun Lee on his AGO exhibit of found Polaroids depicting Black life

The award-winning photographer and visual artist has collected thousands of Polaroids of the everyday lives of Black people. He sat down with Tom Power to tell us what inspired this project.
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'I'll slow down when I'm six feet under': Angélique Kidjo on her legacy of championing young African artists

Grammy-winning singer and activist Angélique Kidjo discusses her incredible new album, Mother Nature, which sees her shine a light on young talent from across the African continent.
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Monday, Nov. 28, 2022: Matty Matheson, Maren Morris and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: chef, media personality and clothing designer Matty Matheson, singer-songwriter Maren Morris, actor Ke Huy Quan.
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Celebrity chef Matty Matheson on The Bear, venturing into fashion and the health scare that changed his life

Canada’s punk rock chef is slowly building an empire. Matty Matheson sat down with Tom Power to talk about embracing his passions and how a heart attack at age 29 inspired him to get the most out of life.
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Maren Morris on her rise to the top and what she's learned along the way

In a career-spanning interview, the country music superstar joined Tom Power to reflect on everything from her start in Nashville to her latest album, Humble Quest.
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Indiana Jones and The Goonies star Ke Huy Quan on his return to acting after 20 years

Actor Ke Huy Quan joined Tom Power to discuss where he's been for the past few decades and how he was enticed back into acting by the new film Everything Everywhere All at Once.
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Friday, Nov. 25, 2022: Linda Schuyler, Kris Bowers and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: Degrassi co-creator Linda Schuyler, composer Kris Bowers, weekly wrap-up panel with John Semley, A. Harmony and Rad Simonpillai.
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The Mother Of All Degrassi Linda Schuyler on her new memoir

Degrassi co-creator Linda Schuyler spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about her new memoir, which details how she went from being a Toronto high school teacher to an award-winning television producer.
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Composer Kris Bowers on self-doubt and his new short film A Concerto is a Conversation

Emmy-winning composer Kris Bowers, the musical mastermind behind the scores for Green Book, When They See Us and Bridgerton, talks about self-doubt and his new short film, A Concerto is a Conversation.
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Q's weekly wrap-up: From The Fabelmans to Elon Musk's Twitter

John Semley, A. Harmony and Rad Simonpillai joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss the arts and culture stories that caught their attention this week.
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Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022: Dar Williams, Manami Hara and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: singer-songwriter Dar Williams, director Nneka Onuorah, actor and playwright Manami Hara.
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Dar Williams believes just about anyone can write a song that matters

The singer-songwriter has just released a new book, How to Write a Song that Matters. She joined guest host Talia Schlanger to tell us why she believes anyone can turn their stories into music.
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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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Manami Hara's new play tells the true story of a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during WWII

The Vancouver-based actor and playwright joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss her latest work, Courage Now, about a Japanese diplomat named Chiune Sugihara⁠ who helped thousands of Jewish people escape from the Nazis.
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Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022: Misty Copeland, Amanda Cordner and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: ballet dancer Misty Copeland, actor Amanda Cordner, She Said panel with actor Erika Rosenbaum and entertainment reporter Teri Hart.
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Misty Copeland honours the trailblazing Black ballet dancer Raven Wilkinson in her new memoir

A principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Copeland was on Q with Talia Schlanger to discuss her new memoir The Wind at My Back.
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How playing 7ven on Sort Of helped Amanda Cordner live a little more out loud

As Season 2 of CBC's Sort Of gets underway, Toronto actor Amanda Cordner joined guest host Talia Schlanger to talk about her role on the acclaimed show.
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What She Said gets right about Harvey Weinstein's crimes against women and what it adds to the conversation

Actor Erika Rosenbaum and entertainment reporter Teri Hart joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss the new film about the New York Times reporters who helped shatter the decades of silence around Harvey Weinstein.
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Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022: Matthew Perry, Harry Connick Jr. and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: actor Matthew Perry, musician and actor Harry Connick Jr., director Gail Maurice.

Matthew Perry once prayed to God for fame. Now, his dream is to help others struggling with addiction

In his new memoir, Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing, Matthew Perry opens up about his decades-long addiction to alcohol and opiates. The Friends star joined Q’s Tom Power to share his incredible story of survival and why he’s now turned his energy to helping others.

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