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Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022: Michael Schur, Ray Strachan

Today on Q with Tom Power: TV writer and producer Michael Schur, actor Ray Strachan.
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Michael Schur on his new book — a hilarious and thought-provoking guide to being perfect

In this extended interview, the TV comedy writer (best known for The Office, Parks and Recreation, and The Good Place) imparts some wisdom about living an ethical life.
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Monday, Jan. 24, 2022: Ali Eisner, Carrie Mae Weems and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: puppeteer Ali Eisner, screen panel with Radheyan Simonpillai and Teri Hart, guitarist and singer-songwriter Brad Barr, photographer and multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems.
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Puppeteer Ali Eisner on how joining the Fraggle Rock reboot fulfilled a childhood dream

The Canadian puppeteer spoke with Tom Power about working on one of the most anticipated reboots of the year: Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock.
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Euphoria Season 2 ups the ante — but does it rely too heavily on shock value?

On this week's screen panel, Radheyan Simonpillai and Teri Hart discussed the return of Euphoria, plus the upcoming Weird Al Yankovic biopic, starring Daniel Radcliffe.
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Brad Barr of The Barr Brothers on his new song Baseball

The guitarist and singer-songwriter shared the backstory behind a new track off his latest solo instrumental album, The Winter Mission.
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'Photographs and art tell us who we are': Carrie Mae Weems on art, class and culture

The photographer and multimedia artist joined Tom Power to discuss her work and how she feels about being called an artist ahead of her time.

Kiefer Sutherland on his vulnerable side, new album and relationship with Toronto

The actor and musician spoke with Q’s Tom Power about his new album, Bloor Street, which pays homage to his hometown of Toronto.
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Friday, Jan. 21, 2022: Deborah Cox, Tanya Tagaq and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: singer-songwriter Deborah Cox, animator Andrea Dorfman and poet Tanya Davis, singer-songwriter Tanya Tagaq.
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Deborah Cox on her journey from Céline Dion backup singer to record-breaking R&B diva and actor

The Canadian singer-songwriter joined Tom Power to look back on her incredible career.
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Tanya Tagaq on her latest single Teeth Agape

The Inuk singer's new song expresses her fierce desire to protect her children from harm.
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Andrea Dorfman and Tanya Davis on their short film How to Be at Home

How to Be at Home is an illustrated poem featuring a set of tips for surviving the pandemic.
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Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022: Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, plus more

Today on Q with Tom Power: PEN15 creators and stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, fashion correspondent Mosha Lundström Halbert.
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PEN15's Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle on the joy and pain of recreating their pre-teen memories

The two creators and stars of the hit show PEN15 explained why, as women in their mid-30s, they wanted to transform into their younger selves on screen.
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Fear of coming out stopped Melissa Etheridge from releasing early songs — now, she's ready to be herself

The singer-songwriter joined Tom Power to talk about her new album of unreleased songs from the '80s and '90s, One Way Out, and how revisiting her earlier material made her reconsider her journey.
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'Fashion was a form of escapism for him': Mosha Lundström Halbert remembers the late André Leon Talley

Our fashion correspondent joined Tom Power to reflect on the life and legacy of the former Vogue editor, who died at age 73.
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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022: Kiefer Sutherland, André Leon Talley and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor and musician Kiefer Sutherland, Vogue's former editor-at-large André Leon Talley, comedian Darryl Lenox.
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André Leon Talley explains why dressing well is a 'moral code​'

In 2018, the Vogue legend spoke with Tom Power about the barriers he faced on his way to the top growing up Black, gay and fashion-obsessed in a relatively conservative environment.
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After losing his sight and experiencing heartbreak, comedian Darryl Lenox found a way to carry on

With his new comedy album, Super Bloom, Darryl Lenox was able to turn tragedy into comedy. He joined Tom Power to tell us more.
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Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022: Drew Hayden Taylor, Hermanos Gutiérrez and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor, guitar duo Hermanos Gutiérrez, singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier.
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Drew Hayden Taylor on Indigenous literature and the healing power of humour

The award-winning playwright and author spoke with Tom Power about his new collection of essays by Indigenous writers, Me Tomorrow: Indigenous Views on the Future.
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Hermanos Gutiérrez's dreamy instrumental guitar music is bringing comfort during the pandemic

Ecuadorian guitar duo Alejandro and Stephan Gutierrez joined Tom Power to share why they think so many listeners are connecting with their unique style of instrumental guitar music.
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'It saved my life': Mary Gauthier shares how hitting rock bottom inspired her to become a songwriter

The Grammy-nominated folk artist opened up about her new book, Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting, and how her life changed after recovering from alcohol addiction.
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Monday, Jan. 17, 2022: Colman Domingo, Matthew Diamond and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Colman Domingo, screen panel with Teri Hart and Kathleen Newman-Bremang, DJ and producer Michael Brun, director Matthew Diamond.
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Colman Domingo on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and working with Chadwick Boseman

The actor spoke with Tom Power about his starring role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, the Netflix adaptation of August Wilson's play of the same name.

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