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...
- Full episode: Courtney Barnett, Wendy McLeod MacKnight, Jen Sookfong Lee, Josh Gondelman 16/07/2018
Ivan Decker, Tina Hassannia and Amanda Parris dig into the relevance of Sacha Baron Cohen's new show, Who Is America? Canadian author Wendy McLeod MacKnight discusses her new children's book, The Frame-Up. Canadian author Jen Sookfong Lee explores how Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho brought the marginal into the mainstream. Author and comedian Josh Gondelman picks a comedy album that will serve as the perfect gateway for people interested in stand-up. Singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett performs live from her new album Tell Me How You Really Feel.
- July 16: Jen Sookfong Lee explores how Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho brought the marginal into the mainstream
Author Jen Sookfong Lee explores Gus Van Sant's seminal film in her new book Gentlemen of the Shade.
- July 16: Josh Gondelman's gateway comedy album for stand-up newbies
Josh Gondelman picks a comedy album that will serve as the perfect gateway for people interested in stand-up.
- July 16: Courtney Barnett performs live from her new album Tell Me How You Really Feel
Courtney Barnett joins Tom Power for a short introduction and a rare stripped-down solo acoustic set of songs from her critically-acclaimed new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel.
- July 16: Paintings come to life in Wendy McLeod MacKnight's new book The Frame-Up
Wendy McLeod MacKnight discusses her new children's book, The Frame-Up, about paintings in Fredericton's Beaverbrook Gallery that are secretly alive.
- July 16: Is the new Sacha Baron Cohen series satire, or a cringeworthy prank show?
Our screen panel discusses the relevance of Sacha Baron Cohen's new show, Who Is America?, in 2018.
- Full episode: Ralph Macchio, Rebecca Belmore, Sandra Oh 13/07/2018
Actor Ralph Macchio reprises his role as the Karate Kid in the new web series Cobra Kai. Jarrett Martineau and Lisa Christiansen of the q music panel discuss Drake beating the Beatles' historic Billboard record. Artist Rebecca Belmore explains why she uses her body to make a statement in her artwork. Actor Sandra Oh talks about what diversity on screen means for her personally.
- July 13: Sandra Oh on the importance of 'being true to yourself' in Hollywood
Sandra Oh talks about her role in Killing Eve, which is entering its second season.
- July 13: Is Drake bigger than the Beatles?
Drake has seven singles in Billboard's Top 10. That's enough to topple the Beatles' record of five Top 10 singles. So is Drake now more popular than the Beatles ever were? Not quite.
- July 13: Artist Rebecca Belmore on why she uses her body to make a statement in her artwork
Rebecca Belmore discusses the use of her own body and voice in her performance pieces and the significance of using everyday objects in her art.