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Wednesday, June 26, 2019: Jenny Lewis, Lance Bass and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis, q theatre columnist Carly Maga on the Dora Mavor Moore Awards, actor Stephan James, NSYNC's Lance Bass.

Jenny Lewis on how she tapped into her unconscious to write her new album, On the Line

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis discusses her new album, On the Line, and performs a few songs in the q studio.

Carly Maga recaps the 2019 Dora Awards

Our theatre columnist shares all the juicy details — the winners, stories and surprises — from last night's Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

Actor Stephan James on shining a light on black stories

The star of If Beale Street Could Talk and Homecoming joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his whirlwind year and first Golden Globe nomination.

NSYNC's Lance Bass opens up about Lou Pearlman, the conman who defrauded '90s boy bands

Lance Bass' new documentary The Boy Band Con details the fraudulent schemes of music producer Lou Pearlman, who paved the way for boy bands like NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Emily Nussbaum, Richard Reed Parry and more

Today on q: television critic Emily Nussbaum, q books columnist Jael Richardson, Chali-Rosso Art Gallery director Oree Gianacopoulos, musician Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire.

Pulitzer-winning critic Emily Nussbaum on the evolution of TV and the shows that changed her life

In her new collection of essays, I Like To Watch, Nussbaum examines the evolution of TV and how notions of highbrow and lowbrow are changing. She joined q's Tom Power to tell us more.

Jael Richardson's book pick: Bunny by Mona Awad

Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: Bunny by Mona Awad.

Golden egg stolen from $2.8M Salvador Dali sculpture in downtown Vancouver

Chali-Rosso Art Gallery director Oree Gianacopoulos talks about the missing piece of Salvador Dali's Space Venus sculpture and what impact this art theft could have on the future of public art in Vancouver.

Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry draws from his family's folk music past on new solo album

Richard Reed Parry performs and talks about his new album.

Monday, June 24, 2019: Brent Butt, Jackie Shane and more

Today on q: actor, comedian and writer Brent Butt, q screen panel with John Semley and Tina Hassannia, the late soul singer Jackie Shane.

'I'm living my dream': Brent Butt on 15 years of Corner Gas and keeping his comedy Canadian

Brent Butt joins Tom Power to talk about Corner Gas Animated, which returns for its second season on Canada Day.

HBO's controversial new series Euphoria is a Gen Z drama for adults

The q screen panel discusses HBO's controversial new series Euphoria, Danny Boyle's Beatles-themed film Yesterday, and the return of everyone's favourite demonic doll, Chucky.

The late Jackie Shane in her own words: A rare interview with the pioneering musician

Soul singer Jackie Shane built a loyal audience on Toronto's Yonge Street strip in the '60s. She passed away Feb. 21 at the age of 78. In one of her final interviews, she agreed to speak with CBC's Elaine Banks.

Friday, June 21, 2019: Beatrice Deer, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and more

Today on q: Polaris Prize panel with q This' Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman, performance artist, mask dancer and director Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Snotty Nose Rez Kids' q block party for Kitamaat Village, B.C., singer-songwriter Beatrice Deer.

Beatrice Deer brings her unique blend of throat singing and indie-rock to the q studio

Beatrice Deer is a half-Inuk and half-Mohawk musician who took home the award for best folk album at the Indigenous Music Awards this year.

From Van Morrison to Soulja Boy: listen to Snotty Nose Rez Kids' q block party for Kitamaat Village

In this edition of the q block party, hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids share a playlist of songs that take them back to the place where they grew up, Kitamaat Village, B.C.

Polaris Prize long list offers snapshot of Canada's diverse music scene in 2019

The q This music panel discusses the Polaris Prize long list, which is stacked with recent q guests.

q live in Iqaluit | Day one: Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Peter Autut and more

This week on q, we're featuring some of the best music and art from Iqaluit. Today, hear from the Inuksuk Drum Dancers, performance artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Juno-nominated band The Jerry Cans and comedian Peter Autut.

Thursday, June 20, 2019: Margaret Trudeau, Lee Fields and more

Today on q: author and actor Margaret Trudeau, Canadian fringe festival panel with Patrick Gauthier, S. E. Grummett and Vanessa Quesnelle, singer and actor Satori Shakoor on Parliament-Funkadelic, soul singer Lee Fields.

'I can always find the humour': Margaret Trudeau shares her struggle with mental illness in new one-woman show

In Margaret Trudeau's new one-woman comedy show, Certain Woman of an Age, the Canadian icon uses humour to tell her story like never before.

'Soul music speaks to the spirit': Lee Fields on returning to music after tragedy

Soul singer Lee Fields cut his first record 50 years ago, but there was a period of time when he stopped making music. Now he's ready to share why.

What's a Fringe? Three festival veterans take you through Canada's coast-to-coast theatre party

Canadian fringe festivals are unique because of how accessible they are to both artists and audiences. Today, three festival veterans join Tom Power to tell us more about it.

Otherworldly and far from tame: Satori Shakoor's road tales with Parliament-Funkadelic

The psychedelic funk collective Parliament-Funkadelic, or P-Funk, broke out in the '70s and quickly became known for their out-of-this-world tours in a giant fake spaceship. Satori Shakoor joined us to share some road stories from her time in the band.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019: M.I.A., Thompson Egbo-Egbo and more

Today on q: rapper and pop star M.I.A., q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, drummer Kendrick Scott's gateway to Blue Note Records, pianist and composer Thompson Egbo-Egbo.