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Rupi Kaur, Josh Groban, Big Sean, David Chang, more featured in new q series on mental health and the arts

Sound of Mind is a week-long series about how artists deal with, and draw from, mental health challenges.

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020: Vivek Shraya, Ricky Gervais and more

Today on q: musician, writer and visual artist Vivek Shraya, singer-songwriter and rapper Lizzo, singer-songwriter Josh Groban, actor and comedian Ricky Gervais.

'It's almost an inoculation to real life': Ricky Gervais on After Life, grief and comedy

The actor and comedian joined q's Tom Power to discuss his hit Netflix comedy-drama After Life, the show’s complex portrayal of grief, and why he tends to dive "head first into taboo subjects."

Lizzo on Cuz I Love You and how her music helps fans 'feel better'

Lizzo opens up about the musical forces that have shaped her sound, becoming louder and braver in her career, and the heightened scrutiny that follows success.

Monday, Nov. 30, 2020: Forrest Eaglespeaker, Rachel Bloom and more

Today on q: musician Forrest Eaglespeaker, actress Rose McGowan, actress, author and singer-songwriter Rachel Bloom, actress and author Margaret Trudeau.

To escape childhood trauma, Rose McGowan travelled to an imaginary planet. Now it's an isolation album

The actress and #MeToo trailblazer hopes Planet 9 will help people meditate and heal through the COVID-19 crisis.

'I can always find the humourous': Margaret Trudeau shares her struggle with mental illness in one-woman show

In Margaret Trudeau's new one-woman comedy show, Certain Woman of an Age, the Canadian icon uses humour to tell her story like never before.

Friday, Nov. 27, 2020: Billy Corgan, Divine Brown and more

Today on q: musician Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins, q This music panel with Tabassum Siddiqui and Maura Johnston, pianist and composer Chilly Gonzales, singer and theatre performer Divine Brown.

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020: Kim Cattrall, Lido Pimienta and more

Today on q: actress Kim Cattrall, musician Lido Pimienta, multidisciplinary artist Curtis Talwst Santiago.

Artist Curtis Talwst Santiago on creating tiny 3D worlds inside of vintage jewelry boxes

Curtis Talwst Santiago is a multidisciplinary artist who creates tiny dioramas inside vintage jewelry boxes. He joined q's Tom Power to talk about his art and why he loves the miniature form.

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020: Tayla Parx, Alan Doyle and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Tayla Parx, singer-songwriter Alan Doyle, filmmaker John Wilson.

How Sound of Metal director Darius Marder explores deafness through sound design

Darius Marder joined q host Tom Power to discuss his new film, Sound of Metal, about a drummer whose life is upended when he loses his hearing.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020: Rumaan Alam, Christi Belcourt and more

Today on q: author Rumaan Alam, artist Christi Belcourt, director Edoardo Ponti.

In Christi Belcourt's studio, art is a tool for activism

Renowned visual artist Christi Belcourt talked to q's Tom Power about her first-ever career retrospective, Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth, at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

Monday, Nov. 23, 2020: Shaggy, Michaela Coel and more

Today on q: reggae artist Shaggy, q screen panel with Ishani Nath and John Semley, actress Michaela Coel.

Michaela Coel survived a drugging and sexual assault, then turned it into a hit TV series

I May Destroy You, which contains many elements from director and star Michaela Coel's life, centres around Arabella, a millennial Twitter star and novelist. When she is drugged and sexually assaulted, she is forced to rebuild every aspect of her life.

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020: Anne Murray, Darius Marder and more

Today on q: singer Anne Murray, writer and director Darius Marder, singer-songwriter Jewel.

How Jewel overcame homelessness and sexism to release one of the bestselling albums ever

The chart-topping singer presents a q oral history of her debut album, Pieces of You, to mark its 25th anniversary.

'I absorbed everything': How growing up in a family of 12 kids turned Dolly Parton into a country icon

In her new book Songteller, Parton recounts the stories behind 150 of her best-loved songs.

'I'm out of the lemonade business': Michael J. Fox on the day his optimism ran out

In a new memoir, the famously upbeat actor describes battling back from a brutal year.

Margaret Atwood on alien invasions, rare curse words, and why reading poetry isn't like eating Cracker Jack

In an unforgettable interview with q host Tom Power, Atwood also discusses her new poetry collection, Dearly.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020: Dolly Parton, Neon Dreams and more

Today on q: country music icon Dolly Parton, pop duo Neon Dreams, playwright and director David E. Talbert.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020: David Cross, Brian Eno and more

Today on q: actor and comedian David Cross, q books columnist Jael Richardson, actor Kate Winslet, musician and producer Brian Eno.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020: Michael J. Fox, Anique Jordan

Today on q: actor Michael J. Fox, artist and curator Anique Jordan.

Monday, Nov. 16, 2020: Narcy, Jaleel White and more

Today on q: musician, artist, poet and professor Narcy, q screen panel with Teri Hart and Jason Gorber, actor Jaleel White.

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