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Wednesday, March 17, 2021: Lauren Ash, Janusz Wawrowski and more

Today on Q: actress and comedian Lauren Ash, books columnist Jael Richardson, violinist Janusz Wawrowski, co-owner, operator and president of Toronto's Phoenix Concert Theatre Lisa Zbitnew.

Today on Q: Lauren Ash, Jael Richardson, Janusz Wawrowski, Lisa Zbitnew

Actress and comedian Lauren Ash, books columnist Jael Richardson, violinist Janusz Wawrowski. (Getty Images, Simon Remark, Fabrizio Maltese)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • Canadian actress and comedian Lauren Ash, who plays the hilarious scene-stealing assistant store manager Dina on NBC's Superstore, talks about finding her calling in improvisational comedy.

  • Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on A Family Affair by Montreal author Nadine Bismuth (translated by Russell Smith), which won Radio-Canada's Combat national des livres in 2020.

  • Award-winning violinist Janusz Wawrowski talks about discovering a long lost violin concerto by the early 20th century Polish composer Ludomir Różycki, whose career was derailed by the Second World War.

  • The co-owner, operator and president of the Phoenix Concert Theatre, Lisa Zbitnew, updates us on how the iconic Toronto music venue is holding up during the pandemic.

 

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