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Thursday, Jan. 15, 2021: Angie Thomas, Thundercat and more

Today on q: author Angie Thomas, q This music panel with Vivek Shraya and Maura Johnston, musician Thundercat.

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021: Leatrice Eiseman, Canada Reads and more

Today on q: executive director of the Pantone Color Institute Leatrice Eiseman, Canada Reads 2021 panel, CBC Podcast Playlist host Elamin Abdelmahmoud, harpist Brandee Younger and bassist Dezron Douglas.

Why Pantone broke tradition and settled for 2 colours of the year in 2021

A colour specialist and the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman joined q’s Tom Power to talk about how 2020's Classic Blue fared, why 2021 got two colours, the psychology behind them and how the unpredictability of our times impacts trend forecasting.

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021: Kemp Powers, Patrick Carney and more

Today on q: Soul co-director and screenwriter Kemp Powers, drummer Patrick Carney of the Black Keys, q fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021: Samantha Bee, Dan Wilson and more

Today on q: political comedian Samantha Bee, playwright Juliet Gilkes Romero, Semisonic frontman and songwriter Dan Wilson.

Full Frontal's Samantha Bee reveals hardest part of covering Trump administration on late-night TV

On the eve of her sixth season hosting the late-night satirical news show Full Frontal, the Toronto-born comedian reflects on covering what’s arguably been the most tumultuous period in American political history.

Monday, Jan. 11, 2021: Vicky Cornell, Drew Gardner and more

Today on q: Chris Cornell's wife Vicky Cornell, q screen panel with Ishani Nath and Teri Hart, photographer Drew Gardner.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021: Emerald Fennell, Jacob Tierney and more

Today on q: actress, screenwriter and director Emerald Fennell, q This music panel with Lisa Christiansen and Vivek Shraya, Letterkenny co-writer and director Jacob Tierney.

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021: Michie Mee, Lang Lang and more

Today on q: rapper Michie Mee, classical pianist Lang Lang, filmmaker Ken Burns.

'We are a country of accomplishments': Alex Trebek praises Canada in never-before-heard acceptance speech

In a pre-recorded video message for the Canadian Academy, the late Jeopardy! host expressed pride in Canada's stature in the world, francophone culture and the daily work of Canadians.

'Don't just close the doors': Michie Mee on the Canadian music industry and her first album in 20 years

Michie Mee joined q’s Tom Power to talk about her experience as a woman in a male-dominated genre, what the Canadian music industry missed both then and now, and how turning 50 has changed the way she makes her art.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021: Rachel Brosnahan, Tim Okamura and more

Today on q: actress Rachel Brosnahan, artist Tim Okamura, artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory.

How Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory builds bridges with powerful, provocative performances

In her diverse body of work, Iqaluit artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory collaborates with artists of varying backgrounds to help build bridges and promote unity across cultural divides.

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021: David Oyelowo, Reneltta Arluk and more

Today on q: actor David Oyelowo, Messiah/Complex director Reneltta Arluk, Fred Goodman and Patrick Watson remember the late singer-songwriter Lhasa de Sela, author Ibi Zoboi and activist Yusef Salaam.

A q remembrance of the late, great Lhasa de Sela

Ten years ago, the world lost one of its most enchanting voices, singer-songwriter Lhasa de Sela. Author Fred Goodman and musician Patrick Watson remember her life and music.

Monday, Jan. 4, 2021: Ben Harper, Jon Dore and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Ben Harper, comedian Jon Dore, actress Jane Fonda.

'Women get much feistier and braver': At 82, legendary actress Jane Fonda ramps up her activism

Now an octogenarian, Fonda has led protests, slammed Justin Trudeau, and gone to jail.

Friday, Jan. 1, 2021: Alanis Morissette and Tituss Burgess

Today on q: singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, actor and singer Tituss Burgess.

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020: Lucy Liu, Jon Bon Jovi more

Today on q: artists AA Bronson and Adrian Stimson, actress Lucy Liu, musician Jon Bon Jovi.

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020: Jerry Seinfeld, Diana Krall and more

Today on q: comedian Jerry Seinfeld, rapper Killer Mike of Run The Jewels, singer-songwriter William Prince, jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall.

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020: Regina King, Céline Dion and more

Today on q: actress Regina King, singer Céline Dion, musician Ziggy Marley.

Monday, Dec. 28, 2020: Anthony Hopkins, Tracee Ellis Ross and more

Today on q: actor Anthony Hopkins, poet Billy-Ray Belcourt, actress Tracee Ellis Ross.

U2's Adam Clayton on battling addiction and the unexpected effects sobriety had on his work

The U2 bass player talks about his struggle with addiction, the band’s relationship with the late Michael Hutchence of INXS, and the meaning behind recently remastered songs off of their seminal, Grammy-winning album All That You Can't Leave Behind.

Friday, Dec. 24, 2020: François Clemmons, Ricky Martin and more

Today on q: singer François Clemmons, the late Salome Bey’s daughters tUkU and SATE, singer-songwriter Ricky Martin.

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020: Jesse Williams, Sewit Sium and more

Today on q: actor Jesse Williams, jewelry designer and activist Sewit Sium, poet Evelyn Lau, hip-hop duo Little Brother.