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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.

Twitter:

@CBCRadioQ

Language:

English

Contact:

416-205-3700

Email:

q@cbc.ca


Episodes

Narada Michael Walden: The producer on his hitmaking career with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey

8/16/2019
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Grammy award-winning producer Narada Michael Walden reveals the one thing these divas all had in common that made them masters of their craft.

Duration:00:13:40

Andy Zax: The producer gives us a way to relive the original Woodstock with a 38-disc box set

8/16/2019
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For the last 14 years, producer Andy Zax has been working on the definitive, most complete document of what Woodstock was really like.

Duration:00:19:19

Andy Zax, Narada Michael Walden and more 16/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/16/2019
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Producer and archivist Andy Zax explains why he wanted to give listeners a way to relive the original Woodstock with a 38-disc box set. The q This music panel takes a look at the 20th anniversary of Christina Aguilera's pop debut and the recent surge of popularity for the metal band Tool. Sesame Street music director Bill Sherman tells us what goes into making the show's great songs. Grammy award-winning music producer Narada Michael Walden reflects on his hitmaking career with Aretha...

Duration:00:58:11

Tanika Charles: The soul and R&B singer performs live in the q studio

8/15/2019
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Soul and R&B singer Tanika Charles drops by the q studio with her band to perform a few new songs from her latest album, The Gumption.

Duration:00:18:25

Elaine Welteroth: The editor on changing Teen Vogue, breaking glass ceilings and how to claim space for yourself

8/15/2019
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When Elaine Welteroth was 29 years old, she became the editor of Teen Vogue. That made her the youngest person ever — and only the second black person ever — to hold the title in the history of Condé Nast. She joined guest host Nana aba Duncan to talk about her new book, More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say).

Duration:00:19:04

Hung Vanngo: One makeup artist's journey from refugee camp to Oscars red carpet

8/15/2019
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Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo will spend this month flying back and forth to Los Angeles — but that trip is nothing compared to the one that brought him to Canada.

Duration:00:14:06

Elaine Welteroth, Tanika Charles and more 15/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/15/2019
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Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo shares his journey from a refugee boat out of Vietnam to the Oscars red carpet. Soul and R&B singer Tanika Charles performs a few new songs from her latest album, The Gumption, live in the q studio. Miles Davis' nephew, Vince Wilburn Jr., and his son, Erin Davis, show us a different side of the iconic jazz musician. Editor Elaine Welteroth talks about her new book, More Than Enough, a part-memoir, part-manifesto about how and why she made Teen Vogue more...

Duration:01:02:50

Shepard Fairey: The artist behind the Obama 'Hope' poster unveils his largest mural yet in Vancouver

8/14/2019
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Shepard Fairey is an American street artist, best known for designing the iconic Hope poster that came to represent Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. He's just unveiled one of his biggest works to date: a 20-storey mural, titled Earth Justice, which is can be found in downtown Vancouver.

Duration:00:19:52

Gabrielle Moss: Do teen paperbacks of the '80s and '90s deserve a second look? One author makes the case

8/14/2019
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Gabrielle Moss is the author of the book, Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction.

Duration:00:16:05

Sugar Sammy: Fluent in four languages, outrageous in all of them — the comedian brings an outsider's perspective to Paris

8/14/2019
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Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about how he generates laughs — and outrage — across cultural boundaries.

Duration:00:15:20

Shepard Fairey, Sugar Sammy and more 14/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/14/2019
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American street artist Shepard Fairey, who's best known for designing the iconic Obama "Hope" poster, unveils his largest mural yet in Vancouver. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud unpacks the rift between Instagram and meme accounts — and how the social media platform is now trying to smooth things over. Author Gabrielle Moss makes a case in defence of '80s and '90s teen paperbacks, such as Sweet Valley High and The Baby-Sitters Club. Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy discusses how he...

Duration:00:28:03

Ben Folds, William Shatner and more 13/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/13/2019
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Pianist, singer-songwriter and producer Ben Folds talks about his new memoir, A Dream About Lightning Bugs, and reflects on his life as a musician. Actor Thandie Newton opens up about her "upfront and uncompromising" approach to fame. Legendary Canadian actor William Shatner shares his advice on how to live long and prosper.

Duration:00:59:16

Thandie Newton: The actor on her 'upfront and uncompromising' approach to fame

8/13/2019
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Thandie Newton sat down with Tom Power at TIFF last year to talk about her early days in Hollywood and her film The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.

Duration:00:17:26

Ben Folds: The musician on his new memoir, life as an artist and what he's learned from his younger self

8/13/2019
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Pianist, singer-songwriter and producer Ben Folds talks about his new memoir, A Dream About Lightning Bugs, and reflects on his life as a musician.

Duration:00:20:48

William Shatner: The actor shares his advice for how to live long and prosper

8/13/2019
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William Shatner joins Tom Power to impart some wisdom and discuss his new memoir Live Long and... What I Learned Along the Way.

Duration:00:20:18

Common, Tavi Gevinson and more 12/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/12/2019
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Hip-hop artist Common opens up about the sacrifices he made for success and the childhood traumas he's only coming to terms with now. The q screen panel discusses The Hunt, an upcoming horror film that was recently cancelled for its controversial premise. Janis Joplin's guitarist John Till pays tribute to the late singer. Writer and magazine editor Tavi Gevinson reflects on the beginning and end of Rookie Magazine.

Duration:01:09:42

Common: The hip-hop artist shares what love means to him

8/12/2019
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Veteran rapper and actor Common joins guest host Nana aba Duncan in the q studio to open up about the sacrifices he made for success and the childhood traumas he's only coming to terms with now.

Duration:00:24:45

Tavi Gevinson: The writer and editor reflects on the beginning and end of Rookie Magazine

8/12/2019
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After a seven-year run, Rookie Magazine shut down in late 2018. Tavi Gevinson joined us to reflect on starting the popular online magazine at 15 years old, why she thinks free content isn't sustainable in the age of social media, and what's ahead for her.

Duration:00:20:28

Chuck Klosterman, Kaia Kater and more 09/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/9/2019
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Author Chuck Klosterman on finding meaning in pop culture, q This panel digs into protest songs, musician Mehdi Rajabian on releasing an album that could put him in prison and how the banjo helped singer-songwriter Kaia Kater understand her Afro-Caribbean roots.

Duration:00:57:13

Chuck Klosterman: Writer Chuck Klosterman on his new book 'Raised in Captivity' and finding meaning in pop culture and

8/9/2019
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Writer Chuck Klosterman is known for many things — his insightful writings on pop culture and sports. Guest host Talia Schlanger spoke to him about his storied career and finding meaning in pop culture.

Duration:00:18:52