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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022: Lee Jung-jae, Aryana Sayeed and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor and director Lee Jung-jae, filmmakers Fazila Amiri and Aryana Sayeed, artists Crystle Lightning & MC Redcloud.

Lee Jung-jae on his historic Emmy win and directorial debut

Lee Jung-jae won the Emmy for best actor for his role in Squid Game, making history as the first Asian actor to win an Emmy in this category. Lee Jung-jae sits down with Tom Power to talk about the win and his directorial debut Hunt.

Aryana Sayeed and Fazila Amiri on their documentary And Still I Sing

In the documentary And Still I Sing, Afghan-Canadian filmmaker Fazila Amiri tells the story of how the reality singing show Afghan Star made history when two courageous female contestants defied death threats to keep singing thanks to the support of their mentor Aryana Sayeed, one of Afghanistan's biggest pop stars

Crystle Lightning and MC Redcloud on their all-Indigenous reimaging of Grease

In Bear Grease, an all-Indigenous cast takes the beloved musical love story of Danny and Sandy and gives it a Treaty Six twist.
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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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Rupi Kaur passes on a few tips and tricks to unlock the poet in all of us

The bestselling poet spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about her new writing guide, Healing Through Words, plus her own journey with writing and overcoming writer's block.
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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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