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Wednesday, July 21, 2021: Cassie Cao, Bill Stevenson and more

Today on Q: comedian Cassie Cao, Descendents drummer Bill Stevenson, singer-songwriter Patrick Watson, actor Sonia Manzano.

Today on Q: Cassie Cao, Bill Stevenson, Patrick Watson, Sonia Manzano

Comedian Cassie Cao, Descendents drummer Bill Stevenson, singer-songwriter Patrick Watson, actor Sonia Manzano. (Kristina Ruddick, Edward Colver, Claude Dufresne, soniamanzano.com)

Today on Q, with guest host Ali Hassan:

  • Comedian Cassie Cao, who's performed stand-up more than 300 times across Canada and written for Kim's Convenience, shares how it feels to finally get back to the stage at the Just For Laughs festival after a long, not-so-funny year.

  • Drummer Bill Stevenson of Descendents talks about the band's punk rock origins and their new album, 9th & Walnuta project that's taken 20 years to complete.

  • Montreal singer-songwriter Patrick Watson introduces A Mermaid In Lisbon, the title track off his new EP of the same name.

  • Emmy Award-winning actor Sonia Manzano talks about her decades-spanning role as Maria Rodriguez on Sesame Street, her all-time favourite muppet to work with and a new documentary, Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street.

WATCH | Official video for Patrick Watson's A Mermaid In Lisbon:

WATCH | Official trailer for Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street:

 

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