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Friday, Sept. 30, 2022: Christi Belcourt, David A. Robertson and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: artist Christi Belcourt, author David A. Robertson, singer-songwriter Tanya Tagaq.
10 things we learned about Buffy Sainte-Marie, a Canadian living legend
At 81, Buffy Sainte-Marie is still building on her incredible artistic legacy. The Cree folk musician sat down with Q's Tom Power for an in-depth conversation about her life, music and activism.
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022: Luke Macfarlane, Ian Shaw and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Luke Macfarlane, writer and actor Ian Shaw, culture critic Kathleen Newman-Bremang.
Bros star Luke Macfarlane on representing the nuance of gay relationships on the big screen
The Canadian actor sat down with Tom Power during TIFF to talk about his new film Bros, representation and his long journey to gaining Hollywood leading man status.
In The Shark is Broken, Ian Shaw depicts the behind-the-scenes drama on the set of Jaws and plays his father
The writer and actor joined Tom Power to tell us what inspired the play and what it’s like stepping into the shoes of his late father, Robert Shaw.
The Woman King review: A box office victory that lacks historical accuracy
Culture critic Kathleen Newman-Bremang joined Tom Power to unpack the widespread acclaim and critical backlash surrounding The Woman King.
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022: Jessie Reyez, Robbie Williams and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez, singer-songwriter Robbie Williams, Broadway performers and The Amazing Race Canada Season 8 winners Catherine Wreford Ledlow and Craig Ramsay, director Adam McKay.
Jessie Reyez tells us why Yessie is her most vulnerable album yet
The Toronto singer-songwriter sat down with Tom Power to talk about the personal growth she's been through in the last couple years and how slowing things down allowed her to be truly open in a way she wasn’t before.
Robbie Williams tells us why re-recording his biggest hits for his new album XXV filled him with dread
The English singer-songwriter joined Tom Power to discuss his new compilation album, XXV, and look back on his legendary career.
The Amazing Race Canada winners share the inspiring story behind their teamwork and friendship
Broadway performers Catherine Wreford Ledlow and Craig Ramsay joined Tom Power to talk about their big win and how Ledlow's terminal cancer diagnosis didn't stop them from chasing their dreams.
Adam McKay on Don't Look Up and the future of environmental sustainability in cinema
The director joined Tom Power to discuss the polarizing reaction to his latest blockbuster, Don't Look Up, and why comedy still has a place in uncertain times.
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022: Stephen Malkmus, David Foster and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: musician Stephen Malkmus of Pavement, writer Ian Keteku and poet Libin Ahmed, musician Daniela Gesundheit, producer and songwriter David Foster.
Pavement's Stephen Malkmus on the band's history and why now felt like the right time for a reunion tour
Ahead of Pavement’s second performance in Toronto, co-founder, lead singer and guitarist Stephen Malkmus sat down for a conversation with Tom Power.
Dreams in Vantablack's Ian Keteku and Libin Ahmed on the power of poetry to change perceptions
In the new animated anthology series Dreams in Vantablack, 12 young Black Canadian poets share poems that reflect their realities. Series director Ian Keteku and poet Libin Ahmed joined Tom Power to tell us more.
Daniela Gesundheit on Alphabet of Wrongdoing and why bringing Jewish prayers to a secular audience matters
The singer-songwriter joined Tom Power to talk about her new album of reimagined Jewish ceremonial prayers.
Music icon David Foster tells the stories behind his biggest hits
The award-winning producer sat down with Tom Power to talk about some of the massive songs he's helped create with the likes of Céline Dion, Whitney Houston, Michael Bublé and more.
Monday, Sept. 26, 2022: Shania Twain, Ola Dada and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Shania Twain, comedian Ola Dada, playwright Olivier Choinière.
From Timmins, Ont., to Tennessee: Shania Twain reflects on her climb to fame
Looking back at life’s ups and downs, Shania Twain sees herself as a mountain climber. And the pop-country crossover superstar from Timmins, Ont., takes fans on the journey of her artistic emergence in a new documentary Not Just a Girl on Netflix, which was directed by Joss Crowley.
Ola Dada was a financial advisor hanging out at open mic nights. Now, he's a full-time comedian on the rise
The Nigerian Canadian standup comic sat down with Tom Power to tell us about his journey to reaching the semifinals of Canada's Got Talent and recording his first comedy album.
In Olivier Choinière's play Public Enemy, a family bickers over conspiracy theories and vaccinations
The Québécois playwright spoke with Tom Power about updating his controversial 2015 hit Public Enemy and why he thinks it offers an eerie glimpse into the future we're now living.
Friday, Sept. 23, 2022: Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Peggy Baker and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Da'Vine Joy Randolph, dancer and choreographer Peggy Baker, entertainment reporter Teri Hart, recording engineer Ron Skinner.
Da'Vine Joy Randolph talks On the Come Up and her journey from opera singer to scene-stealing actor
Randolph sat down with Tom Power to talk about her new film, On the Come Up, and how a Canadian classmate inspired her own come up that saw her move from opera singer to actor.
Ahead of her retirement, Peggy Baker reflects on her 50-year dance career
The Canadian dancer and choreographer spoke with Tom Power about her decision to retire after five decades — and why she wanted to try something completely new with her final production.
All the off-screen drama surrounding Olivia Wilde's Don't Worry Darling, explained
Entertainment reporter Teri Hart joined Tom Power to unpack all the messy behind-the-scenes drama around the film. She also answered the question many moviegoers are wondering: is Don't Worry Darling worth seeing?
The story of the Glenn Gould Steinway piano in studio Q
Gould believed an old piano was better than a new one, and took a particular liking to the one that currently resides in the Q studio.