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The Canadian megastar rose to fame in his teens, but his just-released album is all grown up.
Sylvain Neuvel's latest novel, Only Human?, follows a young girl named Rose who lives in a future where giant robots have killed 100 million people on Earth.
June 25: 'Everyone has the capacity to be musical': Robin Dann of Bernice on ASMR, and sound as a healer and refuge
Robin Dann, of the experimental pop band Bernice, joins Tom Power in the q studio to discuss her thoughts about ASMR and to preview this phenomenon for listeners.
Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes talks about mental health and his love for Ronaldo. q screen panel with Tina Hassannia and Eli Glasner on actors protesting Fox. Dance artist and choreographer Sze-Yang Ade-Lam advocates for the use of gender neutral pronouns at the Dora Awards. Canadian author Sylvain Neuvel explains how current events inspired his new sci-fi novel, Only Human. Robin Dann of the experimental pop band Bernice talks ASMR.
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant talks about his 50-year music career. Toronto drag queen Tynomi Banks shares her playlist of essential drag performance anthems. Gospel singer Mavis Staples explains why she still feels she has to speak out against bigotry in America.
Toronto drag queen Tynomi Banks presents the perfect playlist for any Pride Month celebration.
He's one of the most iconic frontmen in rock 'n' roll history, but in a career that has spanned 50 years, Robert Plant has never stopped moving forward.
June 22: 'I feel like I'm living in the '60s again': Mavis Staples on the state of civil rights in America
The legendary gospel singer explains why she feels she still has a lot of work to do when it comes to speaking out against bigotry in America.
June 21: 'We're still compelled by the power of his conviction': Ravi Coltrane on finding his father's lost album
A lost album by jazz legend John Coltrane has just been unearthed. His son, Ravi Coltrane, opens up about why it's such a meaningful discovery for him personally.
John Coltrane's son, Ravi Coltrane, opens up about finding his father's lost album. Canadian singer-songwriter AHI shares a sneak peak of his new album In Our Time live in the q studio. Canadian television writer and filmmaker Rebecca Addelman talks about her debut film Paper Year. Dr. ?Naila Keleta-Mae presents a q gateway to Beyoncé's Dangerously in Love. Canadian broadcaster and filmmaker Sook-Yin Lee discusses her new feature film Octavio Is Dead.
Professor Naila Keleta-Mae presents a q gateway to Beyoncé's Dangerously in Love on the album's 15th anniversary.
Canadian singer-songwriter Ahkinoah Habah Izarh, who goes by the name AHI (pronounced "eye"), performs live in the q studio.
June 21: How a 'real-life encounter' with a ghost in Barcelona inspired Sook-Yin Lee's new film Octavio Is Dead
Octavio Is Dead is a story about family, love, identity and ghosts. For director Sook-Yin Lee, it's a story that comes from a personal place.
Rebecca Addelman is the director of a new film called Paper Year, which follows a young, impulsive couple as they navigate a tricky first year of marriage.
Natalia Kaliada and Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina discuss their new collaborative stage show, Burning Doors. Canadian author Lynn Crosbie reimagines Malcolm McDowell in her new novel Chicken. Musician Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields talks about his 50 Song Memoir - one piece of music for each year he's been alive.
June 20: 'Truth makes things less entertaining': Stephin Merritt on why tell-all songs are overrated
Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields talks to Laurie Brown about writing and staging his sprawling 50 Song Memoir - one piece of music for each year he's been alive.
June 20: Burning Doors: What happens when an anti-Putin Pussy Rioter teams up with a theatre company in exile?
A new stage show based on the experiences of artists who say they've been censored, imprisoned and tortured in Russia makes its Canadian debut at Luminato tonight.
For her latest novel, Crosbie reimagines English actor Malcolm McDowell as a washed-up actor in his 50s who falls in love with a mysterious 21-year-old woman.
Lucinda Williams looks back at the breakthrough album that transformed her into an icon of Americana music, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, which turns 20 this month.
Lucinda Williams looks back at her breakthrough album Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, which turns 20 this month. Designers Greg Durrell and Fritz Gottschalk explain how Canadian design helped build national unity. Westworld actor James Marsden talks about technology, the future of AI and sexual violence on television.