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Friday, Sept. 13, 2019: The Lumineers, Luke Kirby and more

Today on q: Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers, q This with Lisa Christiansen and A. Harmony, YouTuber Elle Mills, actor Luke Kirby.

The Lumineers explore the impact of addiction in new album and film

Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers join q's Tom Power to discuss their most ambitious project yet: a three-part album and film about the cycle of addiction.

The Walkman is back — Sony reboots its famous music player

The q This music panel discusses the Sony Walkman on its 40th anniversary and its impact on portable music.

YouTuber Elle Mills shares her Ottawa block party playlist

In this edition of the q block party, Elle Mills shares a playlist of songs that take us through her early life as just a regular kid growing up in Ottawa.

Actor Luke Kirby on portraying comedy legend Lenny Bruce

Luke Kirby is up for an Emmy this weekend for his role as Lenny Bruce in the comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He joined q's Tom Power to talk about the strange friendship he now feels for a comedy hero who died long before he was even born.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019: Julia Stiles, Michiel Huisman and more

Today on q: actor Julia Stiles, Canadian folk duo Kacy and Clayton, Rhythm Nation 1814 cover art photographers Russell Peacock and Constance Hansen, actor Michiel Huisman.

Julia Stiles on Hustlers, nostalgia and her legacy as a '90s teen icon

Julia Stiles joined q's Tom Power at the Toronto International Film Festival to tell us about her latest film Hustlers and to share a little bit about what she remembers of being a teen idol.

q's Thursday Headliner: Canadian folk duo Kacy and Clayton

Cousins Kacy and Clayton drop by the q studio to perform a few new songs from their upcoming album, Carrying On.

Rhythm Nation at 30: A look back at Janet Jackson's iconic record

Photography duo Constance Hansen and Russell Peacock take us back to the day they shot the cover art for Janet Jackson's iconic album, Rhythm Nation 1814.

Michiel Huisman on getting into the mind of a cult leader for his new film The Other Lamb

In The Other Lamb, actor Michiel Huisman plays a domineering cult leader whose followers are all women. He joined q's Tom Power to talk about making a departure from his usual roles as a handsome leading man-type.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019: Ken Burns, Billy-Ray Belcourt and more

Today on q: documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, poet Billy-Ray Belcourt, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud.

Filmmaker Ken Burns aims to prove country music is for everyone in new documentary

Ken Burns' latest documentary series, Country Music, crosses generational lines, racial lines and geographical lines within America.

Poet Billy-Ray Belcourt on feeling more 'empowered' to write a year after his Griffin Poetry Prize win

Griffin Poetry Prize winner Billy-Ray Belcourt returns to the q studio to discuss his highly anticipated follow up, NDN Coping Mechanisms.

The rise and fall of Jeremy Renner's app

Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud discusses why Jeremy Renner's self-titled app was shut down and what this says about the future of celebrity apps.

Joaquin Phoenix credits late brother River for acting career in touching TIFF speech — watch

'You're going to start acting again,' River Phoenix told Joaquin. 'This is what you're going to do.'

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019: Neve Campbell, Gael García Bernal and more

Today on q: actor Neve Campbell, actor and director Gael García Bernal, actor and singer-songwriter Maya Hawke.

'I'm a bit more daring now': Neve Campbell on '90s nostalgia and her new film Castle in the Ground

Canadian actor Neve Campbell talks to Tom Power about chasing down dramatic roles and how she stays connected to home.

Gael García Bernal on the power of resilience and sharing voices from Mexico City

Actor and director Gael García Bernal joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his upcoming film Chicuarotes and what the film has to say about the cycle of violence.

Rising Hollywood star Maya Hawke on Stranger Things and her upcoming album

Maya Hawke may be best known for her acting career but the 21-year-old is now paving a path in the music industry.

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019: George Takei, Megan Gail Coles and more

Today on q: Actor, activist and author George Takei, q screen panel with John Semley and Lara Zarum, author Megan Gail Coles.

George Takei on using art to shed light on a chapter of American and Canadian history

In his new graphic novel and upcoming TV series, Star Trek actor George Takei is using two different mediums to talk about the gross injustice of Japanese-American internment during World War II.

What is it about clowns that make them a staple horror movie archetype?

Every Monday the q Screen Panel convenes to look at big stories happening in the film and television worlds.

Megan Gail Coles' debut novel is a tough-love letter to Newfoundland

Small Game Hunting At The Local Coward Gun Club is a sombre and at times harrowing story that speaks to larger issues that the author feels Newfoundland needs to face.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019: Jeff Barnaby, Heather Graham and more

Today on q: filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, q This with Stuart Berman and Sarah Boesveld, actor and filmmaker Heather Graham and director Aisling Chin-Yee.

'I'm doing something bigger than just making films': Jeff Barnaby on mining Indigenous trauma for horror

Jeff Barnaby's second film, Blood Quantum, premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival. The director, writer, composer and film editor spoke to Tom Power about mining Canadian history for terror and subverting the expectations placed on indigenous cinema.