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Thursday, May 16, 2019: Dan Aykroyd, Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks) and more from Nunavut

Today on q: actor Dan Aykroyd, actor Ahmed Best on his post-Jar Jar Binks life, librettist Yvette Nolan and composer Dean Burry from the opera Shanawdithit, musician Josh Qaumariaq of Josh Q and the Trade-Offs.
Actor Dan Aykroyd, librettist Yvette Nolan, musician Josh Qaumariaq of Josh Q and the Trade-Offs, actor Ahmed Best. (Getty Images, Dahlia Katz, Andrew Alba/CBC, submitted by Ahmed Best)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Actor Dan Aykroyd joins us in studio to talk about the Tragically Hip, the blues, ghosts and the Caesar.
  • Librettist Yvette Nolan and composer Dean Burry talk about Shanawdithit, a new opera that shines a light on a story misrepresented by history.
  • Musician Josh Qaumariaq of Josh Q and the Trade-Offs performs at our q live in Iqaluit show.
  • Actor Ahmed Best opens up about portraying Jar Jar Binks and how the role changed his life, for better, but also for worse.

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