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Friday, May 29, 2020: Linda Cardellini, Ondara and more

Today on q: Antigone director Sophie Deraspe, actress Linda Cardellini, q This music panel with A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, CBC Arts host and q's visual arts columnist Sean O'Neill, Tim Callahan-Cross of the Halifax Gay Men's Chorus, singer-songwriter Ondara.
Antigone director Sophie Deraspe, actress Linda Cardellini, the Halifax Gay Men's Chorus, singer-songwriter Ondara. (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press, Getty Images, Halifax Gay Men's Chorus, Ian Flomer)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Quebec filmmaker Sophie Deraspe talks about winning five Canadian Screen Awards, including best picture, for her film Antigone.

  • Actress Linda Cardellini opens up about reliving personal grief for her role in the Netflix comedy Dead To Me, and shares how laughter helps us cope with loss.

  • On today's q This music panel, freelance music journalist A. Harmony and CBC arts reporter Lisa Christiansen discuss what "socially distant concerts" signal for the future of live music.

  • CBC Arts host and q's visual arts columnist, Sean O'Neill, talks about the Sobey Art Award, the art industrial complex, and why major arts institutions need to be asking deeper questions about their values and programs right now.

  • The president of the Halifax Gay Men's Chorus, Tim Callahan-Cross, tells us how the group managed to pull off a virtual performance of I Will Always Love You with each member singing from their own home.

  • Singer-songwriter Ondara (previously known as J.S. Ondara) discusses his surprise new album Folk N' Roll Vol 1: Tales of Isolation — a collection of songs written in direct response to the ongoing global pandemic.

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