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Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022: Drew Hayden Taylor, Hermanos Gutiérrez and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor, guitar duo Hermanos Gutiérrez, singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier.

Drew Hayden Taylor on Indigenous literature and the healing power of humour

The award-winning playwright and author spoke with Tom Power about his new collection of essays by Indigenous writers, Me Tomorrow: Indigenous Views on the Future.

Hermanos Gutiérrez's dreamy instrumental guitar music is bringing comfort during the pandemic

Ecuadorian guitar duo Alejandro and Stephan Gutierrez joined Tom Power to share why they think so many listeners are connecting with their unique style of instrumental guitar music.

'It saved my life': Mary Gauthier shares how hitting rock bottom inspired her to become a songwriter

The Grammy-nominated folk artist opened up about her new book, Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting, and how her life changed after recovering from alcohol addiction.

Monday, Jan. 17, 2022: Colman Domingo, Matthew Diamond and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Colman Domingo, screen panel with Teri Hart and Kathleen Newman-Bremang, DJ and producer Michael Brun, director Matthew Diamond.

Colman Domingo on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and working with Chadwick Boseman

The actor spoke with Tom Power about his starring role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, the Netflix adaptation of August Wilson's play of the same name.

How series like Yellowjackets and Cheer are changing the portrayal of teen girls on screen

Our screen panellists Teri Hart and Kathleen Newman-Bremang joined us to talk about TV shows that are depicting teen girls in new and interesting ways.

Inside the joyful sounds of Port-au-Prince with Michael Brun

The Haitian DJ and producer joined us to reminisce about his hometown of Port-au-Prince in this edition of the Q Block Party.

Golden Girls director Matthew Diamond remembers the late Betty White

Today would have been Betty White's 100th birthday. Golden Girls director Matthew Diamond joined Tom Power to discuss her legacy, from her masterful comic timing to her generosity on set.

Peter Doig on Q: A visual companion guide

Figurative painter Peter Doig is among the world’s top-selling living artists. He spoke with Q's Tom Power about his work, his upbringing in Canada and the underbelly of the art market.

Artists should share in resale profits. It's an old idea, but it's not the reality in Canada yet

On The Q Interview, artist Peter Doig revealed how little he's personally earned off the paintings that break worldwide auction records.

Denzel Washington on playing Macbeth and the legacy of Sidney Poitier

Denzel Washington takes on the part of Lord Macbeth in Joel Coen’s new Shakespearean project The Tragedy of Macbeth.

Friday, Jan. 14, 2022: Neve Campbell, The Lumineers and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Neve Campbell, competitive speedrunner Mitchflowerpower, singer Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers.

Neve Campbell on returning to the Scream franchise

The Canadian star of Scream spoke with Tom Power about reprising her iconic role as Sidney Prescott in the latest film in the series.

Mitchflowerpower gives us an inside look into the art of speedrunning video games

The Canadian speedrunner is participating in the semiannual video game fundraiser Awesome Games Done Quick, which sees competitors finish games as quickly as possible to raise money for cancer research.

Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers on the inspiration behind the band's new album

The Lumineers have been able to keep the spirit and tradition of folk music fresh for fans both new and old.

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022: Peter Doig, Sophie Nélisse

Today on Q with Tom Power: artist Peter Doig, actor Sophie Nélisse.

Sophie Nélisse on the success of Yellowjackets — a survival drama set in the Ontario wilderness

The Canadian star of Showtime's Yellowjackets spoke with Tom Power about honing her survival skills and why she thinks the show is resonating right now.

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022: Denzel Washington, Kurt Smeaton and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Denzel Washington, TV writer and producer Kurt Smeaton, neuroscientist, author and musician Daniel Levitin, violinist Jennifer Koh.

Denzel Washington on The Tragedy of Macbeth and the brilliance of Sidney Poitier

The actor spoke with Tom Power about his turn as Lord Macbeth in the new film The Tragedy of Macbeth, and what the legacy of the late Sidney Poitier means to him.

Children Ruin Everything creator Kurt Smeaton on how being a father informs his funniest work

The TV writer and producer best known for his work on Schitt's Creek and Kim's Convenience spoke with Tom Power about his latest sitcom, Children Ruin Everything.

After encouragement from Joni Mitchell, neuroscientist Daniel Levitin is focusing on his music

The neuroscientist, bestselling author and musician joined Tom Power to discuss his new album, Sex & Math, and his close friendship with Joni Mitchell.

How Jennifer Koh gave young composers a leg up with her new project Alone Together

The violinist's latest album, Alone Together, is based on a project of the same name she launched during the pandemic to help emerging composers. Koh joined Tom Power to tell us more.

Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022: Malcolm McDowell, Bob Saget and more

Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Malcolm McDowell, actor and comedian Bob Saget, celebrity chef and emcee Roger Mooking.

Malcolm McDowell on his early career — and why advice from veteran actors is overrated

Q’s Tom Power caught up with the British actor to discuss his illustrious career on stage and screen, plus his latest role on CBC’s new comedy series Son of a Critch.