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Thursday, August 2, 2018: The National, Sonny Rollins and more

Today on q: Aaron Dessner of The National, professor Robert Thompson presents an origin story of the soap opera, mask dancer and visual artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins.
Today on q: Aaron Dessner of The National, professor Robert Thompson presents an origin story of the soap opera, mask dancer and visual artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. (Shervin Lainez, Rhiannon Johnson/CBC, Getty Images)

Today on q, with guest host Ali Hassan: (1) The National's Aaron Dessner talks about launching a new music streaming platform with his brother, Bryce, and Bon Iver; (2) Professor Robert Thompson presents an origin story of the soap opera; (3) Mask dancer and visual artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory introduces us to the work of Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak; (4) living legend Sonny Rollins reflects on his jazz legacy

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