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Friday, Sept. 4, 2020: Priyanka, Kaveh Akbar and more

Today on q: Canada's Drag Race winner Priyanka, q This music panel with A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Alana Bridgewater’s gateway to blues singer Ma Rainey, poet Kaveh Akbar.
Canada's Drag Race winner Priyanka, blues singer Ma Rainey, poet Kaveh Akbar. (Crave, Public domain, Hieu Minh Nguyen)

Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • Canada's Drag Race winner Priyanka reflects on what it means to be crowned Canada's first drag superstar.

  • On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen discuss BTS becoming the first all-South Korean act to top Billboard's Hot 100 with an English language single.

  • Canadian singer Alana Bridgewater presents a gateway to the music of blues singer Ma Rainey, known as the "Mother of the Blues."

  • Award-winning poet Kaveh Akbar shares his experience as an Iranian-American poet working in the U.S. during this divisive time.

     

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