CBC Radio's The Current is a meeting place of perspectives with a fresh take on issues that affect Canadians today.
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Punk rocker Dexter Holland of The Offspring discusses the band's 10th studio album, Let the Bad Times Roll, and fills us in on his other job as a doctorate-holding molecular biologist. Musicians Jasper Verhulst and Merve Dasdemir of the Amsterdam-based rock band Altin Gün tell us how they're breathing new life into traditional Turkish folk songs. Pose creator Steven Canals discusses the lasting influence of the documentary Paris Is Burning, and what it meant for him to finally see a story that reflected his reality as a Black gay man from a working class family in the Bronx. Canadian artist Rajni Perera explains how science fiction influences her work, and why depicting Black and brown women is so central to her practice.