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Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.

Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.
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Toronto, ON

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Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.

Twitter:

@CBCRadioQ

Language:

English

Contact:

416-205-3700

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q@cbc.ca


Episodes

Susan Harris: The Golden Girls creator on pushing the boundaries of the sitcom

11/16/2018
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Susan Harris talks about The Golden Girls' enduring popularity and how the show broke down walls in the sitcom genre.

Duration:00:17:01

Classified: The East Coast rapper on the power of lifting people up through music

11/16/2018
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Classified drops by the q studio to chat about his latest record, Tomorrow Could Be the Day Things Change.

Duration:00:18:11

Classified, Choclair, Maestro Fresh Wes: A special LIVE performance in the q studio

11/16/2018
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Luke Boyd, otherwise known as Classified, is on the road right now playing shows across Canada in support of his new album Tomorrow Could Be the Day Things Change?. For the entire tour, he's had two titans of Canadian hip-hop by his side, Choclair and Maestro Fresh Wes. Today, all three of them perform a very special medley live in the q studio.

Duration:00:07:46

Susan Harris, Classified and more 16/11/2018 [Full episode]

11/16/2018
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Susan Harris, creator of The Golden Girls, talks about how she pushed the boundaries of the sitcom. East Coast rapper Classified joins Choclair and Maestro Fresh Wes to perform a special medley live in the q studio. Classified sticks around for the q This music panel with Lisa Christiansen and Tabassum Siddiqui. Sarah Feldberg shares a brief history of Las Vegas residencies. Classified chats about his latest record and the power of lifting people up through music.

Duration:01:06:49

Neon Dreams: On their new music and leaving the Hedley tour

11/15/2018
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Neon Dreams is one of Canada's most buzzed-about bands. With new music out and their debut album on the way, they joined Tom Power for a performance and chat about their rise, and why having tough conversations about sexual misconduct in the music industry is important to them.

Duration:00:21:07

Michael K. Williams: The Wire actor on his reputation as one of the most compelling tough guys on screen

11/15/2018
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For actor Michael K. Williams, the role of Omar Little on The Wire was life-changing. It paved the way for similarly astounding performances on Boardwalk Empire and The Night Of. Williams joined Tom Power in the q studio to talk about defining himself as an actor and redefining himself as an activist and advocate.

Duration:00:20:14

Carol Off: The CBC host reflects on As It Happens on its 50th anniversary

11/15/2018
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This year As It Happens celebrates its 50th anniversary. In tribute, Carol Off dropped by the q studio to reflect on what the show means to Canadians and share her memories of London, Ont., in a special live edition of the q Block Party.

Duration:00:23:35

Carol Off, Michael K. Williams and more 15/11/2018 [Full episode]

11/15/2018
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CBC's Carol Off reflects on As It Happens on its 50th anniversary. The Wire's Michael K. Williams discusses his reputation as one of the most compelling tough guys on screen. Neon Dreams open up about leaving the Hedley tour and why having tough conversations about sexual misconduct is important to them.

Duration:01:05:51

Tim Blake Nelson: The actor on reuniting with the Coen brothers for Netflix's The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

11/14/2018
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Nearly two decades after O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Nelson has reunited with the Coen brothers to play the title character in their new film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. He tells us why it's one of the toughest roles he's ever had.

Duration:00:18:48

Erwan Larher: The novelist remembers surviving the Paris Bataclan attack in new memoir

11/14/2018
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Three years ago, terrorist attacks in Paris left 130 people dead, 90 of which were killed at the Bataclan theatre. Erwan Larher was there on that terrible night, and he's released what he describes as a "non-fiction novel" based on his experiences. The English translation is out now.

Duration:00:14:41

Christine and the Queens: The singer-songwriter on reinventing herself as Chris

11/14/2018
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Hélöise Letissier, better known as Christine and the Queens, talks about the latest evolution of her on-stage persona: Chris. She tells us exactly who Chris is and where her need for reinvention comes from.

Duration:00:18:51

Tim Blake Nelson, Christine and the Queens and more 14/11/2018 [Full episode]

11/14/2018
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Actor Tim Blake Nelson tells us why his role in the Coen brothers' new film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is one of the toughest he's ever had. The q online culture panel discusses YouTuber Lilly Singh's break from making videos. Novelist Erwan Larher remembers surviving the Paris Bataclan attack in his new memoir The Book I Didn't Want to Write. Singer-songwriter Christine and the Queens talks about her new album and reinventing herself as Chris.

Duration:01:09:13

Jason Reitman: The Front Runner director on how his timely new film tackles morality in media and politics

11/13/2018
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Jason Reitman's new film The Front Runner tells the story of Senator Gary Hart, whose affair brought down his presidential candidacy in 1988.

Duration:00:21:35

Jason Reitman, Alicia Rodis and more 13/11/2018 [Full episode]

11/13/2018
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Director Jason Reitman tells us how his timely new film The Front Runner tackles morality in the media and politics. Comic book creator Jim Zub discusses Stan Lee's legacy and lasting impact on storytelling. Film critic Adam Nayman shares a q gateway to the Coen brothers. HBO's intimacy co-ordinator Alicia Rodis talks about her unique role advocating for actors on set.

Duration:01:04:43

Jim Zub: On Stan Lee's legacy in comics and storytelling

11/13/2018
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Comic book creator Jim Zub has been a fan of Stan Lee's writing and vision for superheroes since he was a kid. He discusses how the Marvel Comics icon turned the industry on its head, and why his characters have had such a real and lasting impact.

Duration:00:12:51

Alicia Rodis: Meet HBO's new 'intimacy co-ordinator' who's making sex scenes safer for actors

11/13/2018
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Alicia Rodis is a former actor who was hired by HBO to advocate for actors on set, which involves everything from reviewing their scripts to providing knee pads and flesh-coloured thongs.

Duration:00:15:47

John Irving, Lennon Stella and more 12/11/2018 [Full episode]

11/12/2018
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John Irving reflects on The World According to Garp 40 years after its release. The q screen panel shares their take on a once-lost Stanley Kubrick screenplay called Burning Secret. Actor and musician Lennon Stella talks about starting her own music career.

Duration:01:09:44

John Irving: The World According to Garp author on why the book is more relevant now than ever

11/12/2018
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Author John Irving reflects on The World According to Garp 40 years after its release. He tells us why he believes the book's themes are still relevant today, despite thinking it would be dated by the time it was released in 1978.

Duration:00:33:26

Lennon Stella: After ABC's Nashville, Lennon Stella is ready for a music career of her own

11/12/2018
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Lennon Stella might be best-recognized for playing the daughter of a country music star on Nashville, but she's been immersed in music all throughout her life. Now, at only 19 years old, the Oshawa-raised actor and musician is transitioning into the pop world with a huge new single and debut EP.

Duration:00:19:10

Elizabeth Reaser: The Haunting of Hill House star on how the show explores grief and family trauma

11/9/2018
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Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House is the latest adaptation of Shirley Jackson's classic horror novel. It's being praised for its scares and compelling exploration of a family torn apart by trauma. Actor Elizabeth Reaser talks to Tom Power about her leading role as Shirley Crain on the show and why critics have been calling it This Is Us for horror fans.

Duration:00:18:34