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Thursday, April 22, 2021: Anthony Hopkins, Laurie Woolever and more

Today on Q: actor Anthony Hopkins, actor Paul Raci, writer and editor Laurie Woolever.

Anthony Hopkins on The Father and the challenges of growing older

The actor discusses his critically acclaimed role in The Father and shares his own struggles with aging.

Laurie Woolever on finishing Anthony Bourdain's last book without him

Anthony Bourdain's longtime assistant and friend, author Laurie Woolever, talks about taking on the late chef's unfinished book, World Travel: An Irreverent Guide, and what it was like bringing his vision to life.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Shaka King, Tamara Taylor and more

Today on Q: director Shaka King, musician Art d'Ecco, actress Tamara Taylor.

Law & Order: Organized Crime star Tamara Taylor on joining a show with a huge legacy

Tamara Taylor plays mathematician Angela Wheatley on the new series Law & Order: Organized Crime. The Canadian actress is no stranger to playing geniuses on crime dramas — she previously played a forensic pathologist on Bones.

Canadian rocker Art d'Ecco's new album harkens back to what TV used to be like

Musician Art d'Ecco talks about his new album In Standard Definition, which looks at our relationship with television and why we're all too eager to escape into drama on the small screen.

'That ending is not a Hollywood ending': Director Shaka King on making Judas and the Black Messiah

Shaka King joined q's Tom Power to discuss his new crime thriller about the rise and fall of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, and the importance of setting the record straight on the Black Panther Party's legacy.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021: Paul Raci, Terri Lyne Carrington and more

Today on Q: actor Paul Raci, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, actor Eli Goree.

1st-time Oscar nominee Paul Raci discovered acting by interpreting films for his deaf parents

Paul Raci, 73, is a best supporting actor nominee at this year's Academy Awards for his portrayal of Joe, the head of a shelter for deaf people, in Sound of Metal.

Jazz drummer Terri Lyne Carrington tells us why versatility is her key to success

Multi-Grammy-winning drummer Terri Lyne Carrington — who's played alongside the likes of Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston and Joni Mitchell — reflects on her incredible career and shares how a Canadian legend, the late Oscar Peterson, helped her on her journey.

Halifax's Eli Goree on playing Muhammad Ali in One Night in Miami

Actor Eli Goree, known for roles on Riverdale and HBO's Ballers, talks about his performance as Cassius Clay (also known as Muhammad Ali) in the Oscar-nominated film One Night in Miami.

Monday, April 19, 2021: T.J. Martin and Dan Lindsay, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and more

Today on Q: Tina directors T.J. Martin and Dan Lindsay, culture critic Kathleen Newman-Bremang, actor and comedian Andrew Phung, Nomadland director Chloé Zhao.

New Tina Turner doc shows how the singer is still processing the trauma of her past

Directors T.J. Martin and Dan Lindsay talk about their triumphant new Tina Turner documentary, how they built a relationship with the iconic singer, and what it was like sharing her incredible life story.

How Amazon Prime's Them retraumatizes Black audiences

Culture critic Kathleen Newman-Bremang unpacks the recent backlash to Amazon Prime's new Black horror anthology Them, which is being criticized for its gratuitous racist violence.

Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung shares his musical tribute to Calgary

Canadian actor Andrew Phung creates a playlist of songs that remind him of his hometown of Calgary.

Nomadland filmmaker Chloé Zhao on casting non-actors and making films for people who don't agree with her

Chloé Zhao has made history as the first Chinese woman and woman of colour to be nominated for best director at the Oscars. She’s also nominated in the best adapted screenplay and best picture categories for Nomadland.

Friday, April 16, 2021: Mickey Guyton, Margaret Atwood and more

Today on Q: country artist Mickey Guyton, author and poet Margaret Atwood, Red Sky Performance executive and artistic director Sandra Laronde.

Mickey Guyton explains how racism hindered her country music career for more than a decade

Country artist Mickey Guyton talks about confronting anti-Black racism, and why she's become an advocate for Black people and women in country music today.

Margaret Atwood on alien invasions, rare curse words, and why reading poetry isn't like eating Cracker Jack

In an unforgettable interview with q host Tom Power, Atwood also discusses her new poetry collection, Dearly.

Red Sky Performance founder Sandra Laronde reflects on 20 years of the Indigenous dance company

The executive and artistic director of Red Sky Performance, Sandra Laronde, talks about celebrating the Canadian dance company's 20th anniversary with a new film called More than Dance, We are a Movement.

Thursday, April 15, 2021: Giacomo Gianniotti, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall and more

Today on Q: actor and director Giacomo Gianniotti, filmmaker Kelly Fyffe-Marshall, country singer Brett Kissel, Blue Rodeo singer and guitarist Greg Keelor.

Grey's Anatomy actor Giacomo Gianniotti on the show's fandom, his character arc and directorial debut

Toronto's Giacomo Gianniotti, who played Dr. Andrew DeLuca on Grey's Anatomy, joined Q’s Tom Power to discuss his transition from acting to directing one of network TV's biggest successes.

How Greg Keelor's new solo album was delayed — and transformed — by the pandemic

Blue Rodeo’s Greg Keelor talks about his new solo album, Share the Love. It was set for release in 2020, but the pandemic prompted him to scrap the original studio version and re-record it live off the floor.

How Kelly Fyffe-Marshall's short film Black Bodies helped her heal from the trauma of racial profiling

Two years ago, Canadian filmmaker Kelly Fyffe-Marshall was the target of racial profiling. After that highly publicized event, she channelled her trauma into a short film called Black Bodies.

Brett Kissel on the inspiration for his new song Die To Go Home

Canadian country singer Brett Kissel introduces us to his song Die To Go Home off his latest album What Is Life. He says the record is a deep dive into love, gratitude and hard truths.