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Thursday, April 2, 2020: Ty Burrell, Allan Rayman and more

Today on q: actor Ty Burrell, q screen columnist Kathleen Newman-Bremang, singer-songwriter Allan Rayman, writer and editor Lisa Moore.

Modern Family star Ty Burrell launches project to help bar and restaurant workers, donates $100,000

The actor also talks about ending the hit show, and how playing Phil Dunphy is “like taking a trip to the spa.”

Wednesday, April 1, 2020: Patrick Stewart, Ben Gibbard and more

Today on q: actor Patrick Stewart, Broadway actor Chad Kimball, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, The Ringer's Alyssa Bereznak.

What would Jean-Luc Picard do about COVID-19? More than Trump and Boris, says Patrick Stewart

Actor Patrick Stewart discusses how the themes of his show Star Trek: Picard mirror today's political climate and shares how he thinks the famous character would deal with our current world crisis.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020: Ellen Page, Meghan Trainor and more

Today on q: CBC Arts host Sean O'Neill, Canadian actress Ellen Page, singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor.

Ellen Page expresses frustration with 'absolutely horrifying' environmental racism in N.S.

In a new doc, the Canadian actress takes a searing look at injustices in her home province.

'I'll do anything I can do': Crooner Michael Bublé urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Michael Bublé to spread the word about staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday. Now the singer is using social media to encourage physical distancing.

'Music is such good medicine': Jeremy Dutcher performs cancelled concert from living room

The Juno and Polaris Prize-winning musician was set to kick off a tour across Quebec last week, but it was cancelled due to COVID-19. In place of that, he hosted a virtual concert online.

Comedian Maria Bamford finds new ways to perform stand-up from self-isolation

How do you perform stand-up comedy during the COVID-19 pandemic? Maria Bamford joined q’s Tom Power to share a few ideas that have been working for her.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020: Arkells, Terri Clark, Dan Mangan and more

Today on q: Max Kerman of Arkells, Entertainment reporter Teri Hart, Country music star Terri Clark, q's online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Singer-songwriter Dan Mangan

CANCELLED: Q Live at the JUNOs, featuring The Sheepdogs, Alexandra Stréliski and more

If you purchased tickets to Q live at the JUNOs, you'll receive a full refund.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020: Blair Underwood, Jess Salgueiro and more

Today on q: actor Blair Underwood, Christopher Lydon and Dave Winer on the origin of the podcast, actress Jess Salgueiro.

How podcasting became the medium for the people

Open Source Podcast's Christopher Lydon and 'media hacker' Dave Winer recall the origins of podcasting.

Monday, March 16, 2020: Joel Plaskett, David Hein and Irene Sankoff, and more

Today on q: q This music panel with Stuart Berman and A. Harmony, Canadian musician Joel Plaskett, Come from Away playwrights David Hein and Irene Sankoff.

Friday, March 13, 2020: The Sheepdogs, Jann Arden and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Jann Arden, Ewan Currie and Ryan Gullen of The Sheepdogs, Canadian filmmaker and playwright Marie Clements.

'It was very liberating': Jann Arden on her lifelong attraction to music

From playing records in her parents’ basement to getting inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Arden’s music continues to inspire Canadians.

Thursday, March 12, 2020: Kiley Reid, Mae Martin and more

Today on q: novelist Kiley Reid, Canada Reads panellist Alayna Fender, singer-songwriter Daniel Caesar, comedian Mae Martin.

Such a Fun Age author Kiley Reid on the awkward politics of race, class and white allyship

Reid's bestselling debut novel tells the story of a black babysitter, her white employer, and how their lives become intertwined.

Daniel Caesar opens up about career-changing online controversy

In a new Q&A, the singer also talks about his fascination with science and landing on Obama’s playlist

Wednesday, March 11, 2020: Josh Radnor, bbno$ and more

Today on q: actor Josh Radnor, q's books columnist Jael Richardson, musician Dallas Green, rapper bbno$.

How Josh Radnor's Jewish faith fuelled his role as a 1970s vigilante Nazi assassin

Radnor stars alongside Al Pacino in Hunters, a hugely anticipated TV series inspired by true-life tales

Meet the writers behind Stranger Things' incredible theme song

Members of the Texas band Survive break down the theme song they wrote for the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things.

Dallas Green on his new album, the loneliness of touring and the sudden loss of a friend

Dallas Green, a.k.a. City and Colour, is up for a Juno for his latest album, A Pill for Loneliness.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020: Gary Holcomb, Whitmer Thomas and more

Today on q: author Margaret Trudeau, professor of African American history Gary Holcomb, singer-songwriter Alessia Cara, comedian Whitmer Thomas.

'I can always find the humour': Margaret Trudeau shares her struggle with mental illness in new 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.