q with Tom Power
Monday - Friday 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
Tom Power is an award-winning musician and broadcaster who hosts the national arts & entertainment program q on CBC Radio One. Hailing from St. John's, Newfoundland, Tom started his career programming folk music on college radio while pursuing a B.A in Folklore from Memorial University. Tom quickly moved on to become a news announcer for a local radio station and in 2008, at the age of 21, he joined CBC as the host of the national folk music program Deep Roots. He was recognized as the youngest host of a national radio program on the CBC since Peter Jennings.
In 2011, Tom was announced as the permanent host of Radio 2 Morning, the flagship national music program heard... Read More...
- Dec. 15: Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino on the power of first love
Based on a novel of the same name by André Aciman, Call Me By Your Name tells the story of two young men who fall in love in Italy in 1983. Director Luca Guadagnino discuses the film's dreamlike aesthetic and the power of first love.
- Dec. 15: New music release: looking at Eminem's latest album, Revival
q This's Raina Douris and Odario Williams review new music from Eminem.
- Dec. 15: How ballet helped the Goh family find their footing in Canada: an oral history of the Goh Ballet
Almost 40 years ago, a young Chinese ballet dancer moved to Vancouver with his family and created one of the most prestigious ballet schools in Canada. Choo Chiat Goh gives us an oral history of the Goh Ballet Academy.
- Dec. 15: Here are the winners of the Canadian Music Class Challenge 2017
CBC Music's Canadian Music Class Challenge is looking for Canada's best music program. Tom Power talks to some high school contenders about why they think they've got what it takes to win and surprises them with a special announcement.
- Full episode: Luca Guadagnino, Raina Douris and Odario Williams, an oral history of the Goh Ballet, winners of the Canadian Music Class Challenge 15/12/2017
Director Luca Guadagnino discusses Call Me By Your Name. Raina Douris and Odario Williams review new music from Eminem. Choo Chiat Goh gives an oral history of the Goh Ballet Academy. Tom Power announces the winners of the Canadian Music Class Challenge.
- Full episode: Louis Robitaille, Rachel Joyce, Brian Jay Jones, Johnny Reid 14/12/17
Louis Robitaille discusses his dance company’s homage to Leonard Cohen. Rachel Joyce shares the inspiration for her latest novel. Brian Jay Jones guides us through some Star Wars facts. Johnny Reid opens up about his personal new album.
- Dec. 14: Montreal dance company is evoking the spirit of Leonard Cohen on stage
A few years ago, Louis Robitaille, the artistic director of Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, got the exclusive rights to use Leonard Cohen’s music in his dance company’s performances. He stopped by to discuss what this show looks like on stage.
- Dec. 14: Author Rachel Joyce on the music that inspired her latest, The Music Shop
Best-selling author Rachel Joyce joins Tom Power to talk about some of the songs featured in her novel The Music Shop, set in London in the late '80s.
- Dec. 14: 'This record speaks about my past': Johnny Reid opens up about his personal new album
Johnny Reid talks to Tom Power about artistic self-discovery and how his latest album Revival is more personal than any of his previous work.
- Dec. 13: From Prince to Barenaked Ladies, engineer Susan Rogers shares stories behind your favourite albums
Back in the '80s, Susan Rogers was a sound engineer who worked on all of Prince's big records including Purple Rain, Parade and Sign O' The Times. She explains what it was like recording with Prince and shares some incredible stories from the studio.