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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

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

Joe Namath: The Super Bowl champion on Chekhov, musical theatre and never giving up

6/14/2019
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Former New York Jets quarterback and actor Joe Namath shares some stories from his new autobiography, All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters.

Duration:00:18:17

Orville Peck, Joe Namath and more 14/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/14/2019
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The mysterious masked country music star known as Orville Peck performs live in the q music studio. The q This music panel compares the media coverage of two new album releases: Madonna's Madame X and Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars. Canadian record producer and sound engineer Mark Howard shares stories from the studio, from working with Neil Young to Bob Dylan. Former quarterback and actor Joe Namath reflects on his time on the field and in front of the camera.

Duration:01:07:17

Sergio Trujillo, Chanty Marostica and more 13/06/2019 [Full episode]

6/13/2019
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Tony Award-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo talks about his journey growing up in Toronto and later landing in the U.S. as an illegal immigrant. Actor and playwright Byron Abalos tells us about Monday Nights, an interactive, immersive theatre experience that invites audience members to participate in a basketball game. Toronto-based stand-up comedian Chanty Marostica discusses the gap in trans storytelling. Graphic designer Peter Saville explains the interstellar origins of Joy...

Duration:00:57:10

Byron Abalos: The actor and playwright on his new basketball play, Monday Nights

6/13/2019
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Byron Abalos is the co-creator and star of Monday Nights, an interactive, immersive theatre experience that invites audience members to participate in a basketball game.

Duration:00:12:35

Chanty Marostica: The stand-up comic on the gap in trans storytelling

6/13/2019
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The Toronto stand-up comic was asked to consult on a recent episode of Designated Survivor in which a support group of trans people take turns sharing their experiences in the world.

Duration:00:12:10

Sergio Trujillo: The Tony Award-winner on growing up in Toronto and landing in the U.S. as an illegal immigrant

6/13/2019
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The Toronto-raised choreographer was met with a standing ovation at last week's Tony Awards when he used his acceptance speech to talk openly about arriving in the U.S. as an illegal immigrant.

Duration:00:17:04