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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

Contact:

416-205-3700

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q@cbc.ca


Episodes

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

SonReal: The Canadian rapper taps into two sides of himself on The Aaron LP

6/18/2019
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SonReal (a.k.a. Aaron Hoffman) is one of Canada's most exciting musical voices right now. The rapper and songwriter joined Tom Power in the q music studio to perform and talk about his latest album, The Aaron LP.

Duration:00:20:13

Malcolm Gladwell: The author and journalist ventures into music on his new podcast

6/18/2019
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Malcolm Gladwell has turned his attention to music with a new podcast called Broken Record, about songs you know and the people behind them.

Duration:00:18:23

Anna Maria Tremonti: For the veteran CBC journalist, empathy is essential

6/18/2019
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Morning radio will never be the same. After 17 seasons of hosting The Current, Anna Maria Tremonti is moving on to the world of podcasting. She sat down with Tom Power to talk about everything from her pre-show singing rituals to her love for The Wizard of Oz.

Duration:00:18:01

Maggie Rogers: From viral hit to the stage of SNL

6/17/2019
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The Maryland pop phenom joins Tom Power for a chat about her first full-length album, Heard It In a Past Life, and special live performance in the q studio.

Duration:00:16:35

There Are No Fakes: How Norval Morrisseau, the late Canadian art icon, landed at the centre of a massive forgery ring

6/17/2019
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A new documentary called There Are No Fakes looks to protect the late Norval Morrisseau's legacy, according to its director.

Duration:00:22:07

Jamie Kastner and Greg Hill, Maggie Rogers and more 17/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/17/2019
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There Are No Fakes director Jamie Kastner and National Gallery of Canada curator Greg Hill explain how Norval Morrisseau, the late "Picasso of the North," landed at the centre of a massive forgery ring. The q screen panel dives into the cultural phenomenon that is Keanu Reeves and carefully broaches the question: is he overrated? Nancy Drew historian Jennifer Fisher helps us crack the mystery of the famous sleuth's author. Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers discusses the challenges of making...

Duration:01:03:30

Orville Peck: Meet the mysterious masked country music star

6/14/2019
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The mysterious country singer known as Orville Peck is writing the most honest music of his career despite the fact that he sings lonesome old-time country songs under a mask.

Duration:00:22:44