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'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.

'Am I even deserving of all this stuff?': Alessia Cara on self-deprecation and hosting the 2020 Junos

The singer-songwriter, who is nominated for six different Juno awards, will take the stage at next month's ceremony as host.

Monday, March 9, 2020: Bob Geldof, Lennon Stella and more

Today on q: musician and activist Bob Geldof, singer-songwriter Lennon Stella, q screen panel with Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Lara Zarum.

35 years after Live Aid, Bob Geldof is still 'raging against the dying of the light'

Ahead of a new album and book, the musician talks music, fame and staying angry.

'It feels like I'm about to burst': Lennon Stella on her debut album and first Juno nomination

The Juno-nominated pop sensation joined q's Tom Power in Nashville to talk about the challenges she's faced over the past year and the career milestones that await her in 2020.

Friday, March 6, 2020: David Simon, Autumn de Wilde and more

Today on q: television writer and producer David Simon, q This music panel with A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Emma director Autumn de Wilde.

Thursday, March 5, 2020: Lauv, Ricky Tollman and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Lauv, Jurassic Park host and Canada Reads panellist Akil Augustine, singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara, Run This Town director Ricky Tollman.

Rob Ford film inspired by rise of Donald Trump

Run This Town director Ricky Tollman saw the growing push of populism and thought, ‘I’ve seen this story before’