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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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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


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Episodes

Full episode: André Leon Talley, Barbara Hannigan, Kinan Azmeh, Broken Social Scene 24/05/2018

5/24/2018
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André Leon Talley, the former editor-at-large of American Vogue, talks about a new documentary about his life and opens up about the barriers he had to overcome to rise to the top. Canadian opera singer Barbara Hannigan joins us live from London, England to discuss Lessons in Love and Violence, a modern opera about political power and desire. Composer and clarinetist Kinan Azmeh presents his q block party for his hometown of Damascus, Syria. Iconic Toronto band Broken Social Scene perform a...

Duration:01:09:40

May 24: Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning on surviving as a band after 20 years

5/24/2018
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Broken Social Scene perform a few songs off their latest album Hug of Thunder, and Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning talk about the gut feeling that led them to start the band 20 years ago.

Duration:00:20:52

May 24: André Leon Talley on ​why dressing well is a moral code​

5/24/2018
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The former editor-at-large of Vogue broke through barriers to rise to the top. The Gospel According to André is a new documentary about his life.

Duration:00:18:11

May 24: Kinan Azmeh pays musical tribute to Damascus in his q block party

5/24/2018
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Acclaimed clarinetist Kinan Azmeh shares some of the music that shaped him as a musician growing up in Damascus, Syria.

Duration:00:11:47

May 24: Barbara Hannigan on Lessons in Love and Violence, a modern opera about political power and desire

5/24/2018
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Canadian opera singer Barbara Hannigan joins Tom Power live from a studio in London, England to talk more about this new production.

Duration:00:14:56

Full episode: Scott Thompson, Nicole Lizée, Charles McGrath, David Sedaris, Yukon Blonde 23/05/2018

5/23/2018
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Canadian actor and comedian Scott Thompson talks about reprising his role as Buddy Cole from The Kids in the Hall. Juno-nominated composer Nicole Lizée discusses her new project, which takes aim at the PMRC's "Filthy 15" list of offensive songs. Writer Charles McGrath remembers the celebrated American novelist Philip Roth. David Sedaris shares a q road story. Yukon Blonde's Jeffrey Innes talks about the band's new album, Critical Hit.

Duration:01:06:31

May 23: Kids in the Hall's Scott Thompson on reprising his role as Buddy Cole

5/23/2018
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Scott Thompson joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about revisiting his famous Kids in the Hall character, Buddy Cole.

Duration:00:14:35

May 23: Yukon Blonde's Jeffrey Innes on their new album Critical Hit

5/23/2018
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Jeffrey Innes of Yukon Blonde talks about the band's new album, Critical Hit.

Duration:00:19:44

May 23: Composer Nicole Lizée takes aim at PMRC's 'Filthy 15' list of offensive songs

5/23/2018
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Juno-nominated composer Nicole Lizée discusses her latest work, The Filthy Fifteen, which explores music censorship and the list of "offensive songs" the PMRC published in the mid-1980s.

Duration:00:17:47

May 23: David Sedaris shares a q road story

5/23/2018
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The American comedian and author shares his very own q road story.

Duration:00:02:36

May 23: 'He knew just what he had accomplished': Charles McGrath remembers celebrated American novelist Philip Roth

5/23/2018
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Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, has died. Writer Charles McGrath talks about his influence on the literary world.

Duration:00:05:25

May 22: 'The worst thing you can have is a hit': John Prine on songwriting, getting older and his new album

5/22/2018
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Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine talks about his latest album The Tree of Forgiveness, the first record of new music he's released in 13 years.

Duration:00:23:14

May 22: U.S. Girls make bright music for dark times

5/22/2018
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Singer Meg Remy of U.S. Girls talks about whether it matters if her message gets buried in the groove of her music.

Duration:00:19:46

May 22: Robin Williams' biographer Dave Itzkoff sheds light on the late comedian and actor's life

5/22/2018
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Author and journalist Dave Itzkoff joins Tom Power live from San Francisco to talk about his new book on Robin Williams' life and death.

Duration:00:14:20

May 22: Anne T. Donahue's 'two goods and a bad' from the royal wedding

5/22/2018
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Our pop culture contributor talks about her favourite and least favourite moments from the royal wedding in this week's edition of "two goods and a bad."

Duration:00:06:31

Full episode: John Prine, Anne T. Donahue, U.S. Girls, Dave Itzkoff 22/05/2018

5/22/2018
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Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine talks about his latest album The Tree of Forgiveness, the first record of new music he's released in 13 years. Pop culture contributor Anne T. Donahue shares her favourite and least favourite moments from the royal wedding. Singer Meg Remy of the experimental pop project U.S. Girls discusses whether it matters if her message gets buried in the groove of her music. Robin Williams' biographer Dave Itzkoff sheds some light on the life and death of the late...

Duration:01:01:35

May 18: Gwenno's new Cornish psych-pop album celebrates her cultural identity

5/22/2018
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Gwenno discusses her second solo album, Le Kov, which is sung entirely in Cornish — an old Celtic language understood by only 600 people today.

Duration:00:16:59

May 21: Whitney Rose is reclaiming the 'lost art' of storytelling in country songs

5/21/2018
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Canadian musician Whitney Rose opens up about songwriting, finding stories and inspiration from unlikely places and her latest album, Rule 62.

Duration:00:20:04

May 21: Beetlejuice at 30: an oral history of Tim Burton's psychedelic ghost comedy

5/21/2018
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To celebrate the 30-year anniversary of Beetlejuice, we've tapped some of the producers and one of the screenwriters who worked on the movie for a q oral history.

Duration:00:12:06

May 21: Black Panther's Danai Gurira explains why the Marvel movie is 'getting it right'

5/21/2018
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Danai Gurira discusses the hype around Black Panther and explains why the film's value is more important than any records it might break at the box office.

Duration:00:16:11

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