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Wednesday, May 18, 2022: Avril Lavigne, Ivan Decker & Eman El-Husseini, Raffi and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: pop punk star Avril Lavigne, comedians Ivan Decker & Eman El-Husseini, children's musician Raffi.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022: Lenka Lichtenberg, Florence Welch and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: singer-songwriter Lenka Lichtenberg, singer-songwriter Florence Welch, filmmaker Céline Sciamma.
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Lenka Lichtenberg's new album is inspired by poems her grandmother wrote while in a Nazi concentration camp

The Canadian singer-songwriter spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about celebrating her mother and grandmother — both of whom survived years in a Nazi concentration camp — on her new record, Thieves Of Dreams.
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Florence Welch on her new album Dance Fever — and how a deadly medieval phenomenon helped inspire it

The lead singer of Florence + the Machine spoke with Tom Power about the band's latest album, and how it spins lyrics about angst and anxiety into big cathartic dance tunes.
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Petite Maman's Céline Sciamma on her inspiration for the film and her unique approach to storytelling

The French writer and director joined Tom Power to discuss her latest film, Petite Maman, and why she rejects many of the standard storytelling conventions in her approach to filmmaking.
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Monday, May 16, 2022: Win Butler, Rick Mercer and more

Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: Win Butler of Arcade Fire, comedian Rick Mercer, Junos panel with A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Q This music panel with A. Harmony and Mastermind.
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Arcade Fire's Win Butler on the early days of the band, its new album and more

Tom Power caught up with Win Butler to discuss Arcade Fire's latest album, We, and how it all came together.
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Rick Mercer on hosting Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada

The Canadian comedy legend spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about getting back on the road to host the Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada tour.
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2022 Junos recap: Everything you need to know about Canada's biggest night in music

Music journalist A. Harmony and CBC reporter Lisa Christiansen joined guest host Talia Schlanger to unpack the most memorable moments from the 2022 Juno Awards.
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New music release: A look at Kendrick Lamar's album Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers

Music journalist A. Harmony and hip hop radio personality Mastermind joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss one of the most anticipated albums of the year.

Juno Awards host Simu Liu reflects on Shang-Chi, hosting SNL and his boy band past

Before hosting Canada’s biggest night in music, Simu Liu looked back on his own music history and his big year on screen and stage.

Charlotte Cardin on the Junos, songwriting and why losing Quebec's biggest singing show was a 'blessing'

Charlotte Cardin is the most-nominated artist at this year’s Juno Awards. The Montreal singer-songwriter spoke with Q’s Tom Power about the honour, her early life and her artistry.

The Canadian music industry rejected Deborah Cox. Now, she's being honoured at the Junos

Decades after the Canadian music industry closed its doors to her, Deborah Cox is finally getting the credit she deserves. In an interview with Q’s Tom Power, the R&B singer reflected on her early life and career and what it feels like to now be recognized by the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
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Friday, May 13, 2022: Simu Liu, Colson Whitehead and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Simu Liu, theatre critic and academic Karen Fricker on Eurovision, author Colson Whitehead.
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Ukraine is favoured to win Eurovision 2022

Eurovision correspondent Karen Fricker joined Tom Power to bring us up to speed on the world's biggest song contest, which is back for the first time since the pandemic began.

Colson Whitehead waited 16 years to write The Underground Railroad

The bestselling author opens up about the story he waited years to write.
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Thursday, May 12, 2022: Susan Aglukark, The Reklaws and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, Jenna and Stuart Walker of The Reklaws, art gallerist Lika Spivakovska.
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Susan Aglukark on being honoured with the 2022 Juno Humanitarian Award

The Inuk singer-songwriter spoke with Tom Power about her Arctic Rose Foundation, which uses art-based after-school programs to help improve the lives of Inuit, First Nations and Métis youth in Northern Canada.
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The Reklaws reflect on their rise from playing pig race halftime shows to selling out big venues

Sibling duo Jenna and Stuart Walker of The Reklaws joined Tom Power to set up a song from their Juno-nominated album, Sophomore Slump.
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Ukrainian art gallerist Lika Spivakovska is supporting artists displaced by war by selling NFTs

Lika Spivakovska joined Tom Power to discuss how she found a way to continue supporting Ukrainian artists by turning their war-time artwork into NFTs.
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Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes on the band's 40th anniversary and new album

The musician spoke with Tom Power about Duran Duran's latest release, Future Past, and how the band has managed to stay creative over the past 40 years.
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Wednesday, May 11, 2022: Deborah Cox, Tesher and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Deborah Cox, singer-songwriter Tesher, Canada's Drag Race star Kimora Amour.
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Tesher tells us how he knew his breakout track Jalebi Baby would be more than just a song of the summer

The Juno-nominated artist joined Tom Power to talk about fusing hip hop, Bollywood and traditional Indian music to create a sound that's completely his own.
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Kimora Amour on Canada's Drag Race, Carnival and her day job as a nurse

The Canada's Drag Race star spoke with Tom Power about Season 2 of the show, her two careers in drag and nursing, and her (now-postponed) cross-country tour.
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022: Charlotte Cardin, Alex Cuba and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Charlotte Cardin, singer-songwriter Alex Cuba, architect Siamak Hariri and Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino.

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