The National performs new songs from their upcoming album, I Am Easy to Find, live in the q studio. Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: SKY WRI TEI NGS by poet Nasser Hussain. Celebrity stylist Karla Welch tells us what it takes to get her A-list celebrity clients (including Justin Bieber and Lorde) ready for the red carpet.
Poet, novelist and editor Dionne Brand meditates on the process of writing poetry in her latest Giller Prize-nominated book, The Blue Clerk. Singer-songwriter Tim Baker performs from his debut solo album, Forever Overhead. Photographer David McMillan tells us why he took more than 20 trips inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to capture images of a city frozen in time. Poetry readings from José Olivarez and Margaret Atwood.
Dionne Brand is one of Canada's most celebrated poets, with numerous accolades under her name including a Governor General's Award and the Order of Canada. Her latest book of poetry, The Blue Clerk, is shortlisted for this year's Griffin Poetry Prize. She talks about the act of writing poetry and shares a reading from the book.
The Canadian photographer has taken more than 20 trips to capture images of the Ukrainian city of Pripyat, which was evacuated in 1986 after the Chernobyl nuclear accident and is now an uninhabited ghost town.