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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


Episodes

Jenny Lewis: How the singer-songwriter tapped into her unconscious to write her new album

6/26/2019
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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis discusses her new album, On the Line, and performs a few songs in the q studio.

Duration:00:23:47

Jenny Lewis, Lance Bass and more 26/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/26/2019
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Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis discusses her new album, On the Line, and performs a few songs in the q studio. Our theatre columnist Carly Maga recaps the 2019 Dora Mavor Moore Awards. If Beale Street Could Talk's Stephan James discusses his whirlwind year and why it's important to shine a light on black stories. NSYNC's Lance Bass opens up about Lou Pearlman, the conman who brought '90s boy bands to fame and then defrauded them of millions.

Duration:01:10:46

Stephan James: The actor on shining a light on black stories

6/26/2019
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The star of If Beale Street Could Talk and Homecoming joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his whirlwind year and first Golden Globe nomination.

Duration:00:14:23

Lance Bass: The NSYNC member opens up about Lou Pearlman, the conman who defrauded '90s boy bands

6/26/2019
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Lance Bass' new documentary The Boy Band Con details the fraudulent schemes of music producer Lou Pearlman, who paved the way for boy bands like NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys.

Duration:00:21:00

Emily Nussbaum: The Pulitzer-winning critic on the evolution of TV and the shows that changed her life

6/25/2019
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In her new collection of essays, I Like To Watch, Emily Nussbaum examines the evolution of TV and how notions of highbrow and lowbrow are changing.

Duration:00:20:33

Richard Reed Parry: The musician draws from his family's folk music past on new solo album

6/25/2019
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Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry performs and talks about his new solo album, Quiet River of Dust.

Duration:00:16:56

Emily Nussbaum, Richard Reed Parry and more 25/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/25/2019
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Pulitzer-winning critic Emily Nussbaum discusses the evolution of TV and the shows that changed her life. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Bunny by Canadian novelist Mona Awad. Chali-Rosso Art Gallery director Oree Gianacopoulos talks about the impact of an art theft in downtown Vancouver concerning a $2.8 million bronze sculpture by Salvador Dali. Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry talks about drawing from his family's folk music past for his latest...

Duration:00:53:03

Jackie Shane: The late soul singer in her own words: A rare interview with the pioneering musician

6/24/2019
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Soul singer Jackie Shane built a loyal audience on Toronto's Yonge Street strip in the '60s. She passed away Feb. 21 at the age of 78. In one of her final interviews, she agreed to speak with CBC's Elaine Banks.

Duration:00:17:11

Brent Butt, Jackie Shane and more 24/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/24/2019
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Actor and comedian Brent Butt talks about 15 years of Corner Gas and keeping his comedy Canadian. The q screen panel discusses HBO's controversial new series Euphoria, Danny Boyle's Beatles-themed film Yesterday, and the return of everyone's favourite demonic doll, Chucky. The late soul singer Jackie Shane speaks with CBC's Elaine Banks after disappearing from the public eye for decades.

Duration:00:53:48

Brent Butt: The actor and comedian on 15 years of Corner Gas and keeping his comedy Canadian

6/24/2019
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Brent Butt joins Tom Power to talk about Corner Gas Animated, which returns for its second season on Canada Day.

Duration:00:19:04

Beatrice Deer, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and more 21/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/21/2019
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The q This music panel talks about the 2019 Polaris Prize long list. Performance artist, mask dancer and director Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory discusses the need for a permanent performance space in Iqaluit. Hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids share their q block party playlist for Kitamaat Village, B.C. Singer-songwriter Beatrice Deer brings her unique blend of throat singing and indie-rock to the q studio.

Duration:01:00:29

Beatrice Deer: The musician brings her unique blend of throat singing and indie-rock to the q studio

6/21/2019
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Beatrice Deer is a half-Inuk and half-Mohawk musician who took home the award for best folk album at the Indigenous Music Awards this year.

Duration:00:21:12

Polaris Prize long list offers snapshot of Canada's diverse music scene in 2019

6/21/2019
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The q This music panel discusses the Polaris Prize long list, which is stacked with recent q guests.

Duration:00:14:53

Margaret Trudeau, Lee Fields and more 20/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/20/2019
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Canadian icon Margaret Trudeau shares her story with mental illness like never before in her new one-woman comedy show, Certain Woman of an Age. Three fringe festival veterans take us through Canada's coast-to-coast theatre party. Singer and actor Satori Shakoor shares a few road stories from her time playing with the psychedelic funk collective Parliament-Funkadelic. Soul singer Lee Fields opens up about his return to music after experiencing tragedy.

Duration:01:02:27

Margaret Trudeau: The Canadian icon shares her struggle with mental illness in a new one-woman comedy show

6/20/2019
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In Margaret Trudeau's new one-woman comedy show, Certain Woman of an Age, the Canadian icon uses humour to tell her story like never before.

Duration:00:18:28

Lee Fields: The soul singer on returning to music after tragedy

6/20/2019
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Soul singer Lee Fields cut his first record 50 years ago, but there was a period of time when he stopped making music. Now he's ready to share why.

Duration:00:18:10

Thompson Egbo-Egbo: The pianist and composer on his history with the piano

6/19/2019
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Toronto pianist and composer Thompson Egbo-Egbo joins Tom Power for a performance and chat about his new album, The Offering.

Duration:00:20:56

M.I.A.: The rapper and pop star on Loveridge's tell-all documentary about her career and activism

6/19/2019
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M.I.A. joins Tom Power in the q studio to share her thoughts on Stephen Loveridge's long-awaited documentary portrait of her, Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

Duration:00:14:46

M.I.A., Thompson Egbo-Egbo and more 19/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/19/2019
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Rapper and pop star M.I.A. shares her thoughts on Stephen Loveridge's long-awaited documentary portrait of her. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud breaks down the ongoing dispute between Genius and Google and tells us how AirDrop has become the new Snapchat among teens. Jazz drummer Kendrick Scott gives us a gateway to the legendary jazz label, Blue Note Records. Pianist and composer Thompson Egbo-Egbo performs live in the q studio and opens up about his history with the piano.

Duration:00:52:58

Anna Maria Tremonti, SonReal and more 18/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/18/2019
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Author and journalist Malcolm Gladwell turns his attention to music with a new podcast called Broken Record. Ahead of her last show with The Current, Anna Maria Tremonti joins us to talk about everything from her pre-show singing rituals to her love for The Wizard of Oz. Canadian rapper and songwriter SonReal taps into two sides of himself on The Aaron LP.

Duration:01:03:42