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Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021: Michie Mee, Lang Lang and more

Today on q: rapper Michie Mee, classical pianist Lang Lang, filmmaker Ken Burns.
Rapper Michie Mee, classical pianist Lang Lang, filmmaker Ken Burns. (Steve Carty, Lang Lang/Facebook, Evan Barlow)

Today on q, with guest host Ali Hassan:

  • Canadian rap pioneer Michie Mee talks about her experience as a woman in hip-hop, her journey to being taken seriously as an artist in the music industry, and her first album in 20 years.

  • Superstar classical pianist Lang Lang discusses the making of his newly-released rendition of Bach's iconic Goldberg Variations

  • Filmmaker Ken Burns reads a poem he wrote to help his youngest daughter make sense of the pandemic, and shares his thoughts on this challenging moment in time.

  • The late Alex Trebek praises Canada in a never-before-heard acceptance speech for the Canadian Academy last March.

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