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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.

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@CBCRadioQ

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English

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416-205-3700

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q@cbc.ca


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Episodes

Ani DiFranco: The singer-songwriter on her 30-year career and new memoir

5/21/2019
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In a special extended interview, Ani DiFranco talks about her new memoir, the boundary-breaking themes in her music and how she feels about the ongoing #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:47:05

Ani DiFranco and the q screen panel 21/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/21/2019
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Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco discusses her new memoir, survival, the boundary-breaking themes in her music and how she feels about the ongoing #MeToo movement. The q screen panel's John Semley and Amanda Parris talk about Game of Thrones, which came to an end with Sunday's highly-anticipated finale.

Duration:01:02:53

Geddy Lee, Yeardley Smith and Kinan Azmeh 20/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/20/2019
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Best of q: Geddy Lee of Rush talks about his new obsession with the history of the bass guitar. Yeardley Smith, best known as the voice of Lisa Simpson, talks about the evolution of The Simpsons and what keeps her busy outside of Springfield. Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh discusses the unexpected way that President Trump's travel ban made him feel more at home in America.

Duration:01:07:03

The Jerry Cans: Lead singer Nancy Mike on the importance of Northern artists supporting each other

5/17/2019
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The Jerry Cans have become synonymous with Nunavut music and have helped pave the way for many other artists in their community. Lead throat singer, Nancy Mike, joined Tom Power on stage at our q live in Iqaluit show to tell us more.

Duration:00:15:02

Lisa Loeb: The singer brings the '90s to the q studio and performs Stay (I Missed You)

5/17/2019
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On the heels of our brief oral history of Lisa Loeb's '90s hit Stay (I Missed You) off the Reality Bites soundtrack, the singer joins Tom Power for a chat and live performance in the q studio.

Duration:00:18:58

Carly Rae Jepsen: The singer-songwriter on her new album, Dedicated

5/17/2019
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Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen joins Tom Power in the q studio to shed some light on the songwriting process, her brand new album, Dedicated, and the lasting legacy of her very first breakout hit, Call Me Maybe.

Duration:00:21:30

Carly Rae Jepsen, Lisa Loeb and more from Nunavut 17/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/17/2019
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Carly Rae Jepsen sheds some light on the songwriting process, her brand new album, Dedicated, and the lasting legacy of her very first breakout hit, Call Me Maybe. The q This music panel talks about Britney Spears and the potential that she may never perform again. Juno-nominated band The Jerry Cans discuss the importance of Northern artists supporting each other. Lisa Loeb brings the '90s to the q studio and performs her hit 1994 single Stay (I Missed You).

Duration:01:09:24

Dan Aykroyd: The actor on the Tragically Hip, the blues, ghosts and the Caesar

5/16/2019
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Dan Aykroyd has introduced the world to many unforgettable characters, from Beldar Conehead and Elwood Blues to Ghostbuster Ray Stantz and Ray "the auto parts king" Zalinsky. As one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live, the Kingston-born actor has cemented his status as a Canadian icon. He joined Tom Power to take a trip down memory lane and look at a career that has spanned more than four decades.

Duration:00:19:13

Dean Burry and Yvette Nolan: A new opera tells the story of Shanawdithit, believed to be the last of Newfoundland's lost Beothuk people

5/16/2019
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Roughly 200 years ago, a young Indigenous woman named Shanawdithit watched as European settlers forced her community out of their homes. Composer Dean Burry and librettist Yvette Nolan talk about using opera to keep the story of Shanawdithit alive.

Duration:00:16:15

Josh Q: The musician and his band the Trade-Offs bring the sound of Arctic soul to q

5/16/2019
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Josh Qaumariaq has become something of a musical hero in Nunavut. He and his band the Trade-Offs have been an Iqaluit staple for almost a decade and Canadian audiences have enjoyed his music from coast to coast. Hear the band perform their song Ghost, recorded live in Iqaluit.

Duration:00:10:43

Ahmed Best: The actor on life after Jar Jar Binks

5/16/2019
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Ahmed Best still feels connected to the role of Jar Jar Binks, which he performed 20 years ago, not only because it was a performance that he really cared about, but because the backlash created a low-point in his life that he had to endure.

Duration:00:24:31

Dan Aykroyd, Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks) and more from Nunavut 16/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/16/2019
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Actor Dan Aykroyd joins us in studio to talk about the Tragically Hip, the blues, ghosts and the Caesar. Librettist Yvette Nolan and composer Dean Burry talk about Shanawdithit, a new opera that shines a light on a story misrepresented by history. Musician Josh Qaumariaq of Josh Q and the Trade-Offs performs at our q live in Iqaluit show. Actor Ahmed Best opens up about portraying Jar Jar Binks and how the role changed his life, for better, but also for worse.

Duration:01:15:11

FXCKMR: Inuk rapper tackles Nunavut suicide crisis through music

5/15/2019
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Warning: This interview contains discussion of suicide

Duration:00:12:36

Aasiva: Nunavut musician on falling in love with the ukulele and where its taken her

5/15/2019
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Aasiva's self-titled debut album has been nominated for two Indigenous Music Awards this year.

Duration:00:08:58

How has hiding likes on Instagram affected Canadians so far?

5/15/2019
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Elamin Abdelmahmoud is Buzzfeed's social media editor and q's online columnist. Every week, he brings us up to speed on the big headlines taking over the internet right now.

Duration:00:11:40

Meet Rob Ostlere, the very first person to die on Game of Thrones

5/15/2019
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Whether you're the lowly stable boy or the queen's most trusted friend - no one is safe on Game of Thrones. But there's one person, and one person alone, who holds the title of the very first death on the show.

Duration:00:09:12

Bashar Murad: Palestinian musician addresses gender inequities and homophobia in his work

5/15/2019
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Bashar Murad is a Palestinian musician based in Jerusalem. He was in town for Canadian Music Week.

Duration:00:13:22

FXCKMR, Bashar Murad and more from Nunavut 15/05/2019 [Full Episode]

5/15/2019
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Inuk rapper FXCKMR, folk musician Aasiva, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, actor Rob Ostlere (the first person to die on Game of Thrones), singer-songwriter Bashar Murad.

Duration:00:57:05

Victoria Kakuktinniq: Meet the Iqaluit-based designer with her finger on the pulse of Northern fashion

5/14/2019
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From q live in Iqaluit, designer Victoria Kakuktinniq discusses how she's able to blend modern ideas with traditional Inuit techniques in fashion.

Duration:00:10:31

Russell Thomas: The acclaimed operatic tenor on diversity and blackface in opera

5/14/2019
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Acclaimed operatic tenor Russell Thomas shares his perspective on why banning blackface won't get at the root issues of opera's lack of diversity.

Duration:00:19:23