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Comedian Cassie Cao, who's performed stand-up more than 300 times across Canada and written for Kim's Convenience, shares how it feels to finally get back to the stage at the Just For Laughs festival after a long, not-so-funny year. Drummer Bill Stevenson of Descendents talks about the band's punk rock origins and their new album, 9th & Walnut — a project that's taken 20 years to complete. Montreal singer-songwriter Patrick Watson introduces A Mermaid In Lisbon, the title track off his new EP of the same name. Emmy Award-winning actor Sonia Manzano talks about her decades-spanning role as Maria Rodriguez on Sesame Street, her all-time favourite muppet to work with and a new documentary, Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street.