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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

Julie Andrews: The screen legend shares a few of her favourite things from her Hollywood career

10/16/2019
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Julie Andrews joined Tom Power to talk about her new memoir, which looks back on her Hollywood years.

Duration:00:22:23

Eleanor Davis: The cartoonist on finding beauty in 'The Hard Tomorrow'

10/16/2019
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Eleanor Davis discusses how creating her new graphic novel, The Hard Tomorrow, helped her work through her anxiety about bringing new life into a chaotic world.

Duration:00:11:15

Thurston Moore: The Sonic Youth co-founder on his latest release, Spirit Counsel

10/16/2019
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Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore tells us about the musical influences behind his new box set, Spirit Counsel — a collection of long instrumental pieces.

Duration:00:18:14

Julie Andrews, Thurston Moore and more 16/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/16/2019
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Screen legend Julie Andrews shares a few of her favourite things from her Hollywood career. Reporter Lisa Richwine discusses how Hollywood changes its movies to avoid Chinese censorship. Cartoonist Eleanor Davis tells us how creating her new graphic novel, The Hard Tomorrow, helped her work through her anxiety about bringing new life into a chaotic world. Sonic Youth co-founder Thurston Moore talks about the influences behind his latest release, Spirit Counsel.

Duration:01:06:00

Humble the Poet: The artist on empowering others to share their stories

10/15/2019
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Rapper, author and spoken word artist Humble the Poet performs some poetry and recounts some of the stories, both joyful and painful, that have shaped him as a person.

Duration:00:19:11

Elton John: The living legend on music, his battle with addiction and how fatherhood changed everything

10/15/2019
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Elton John joined Tom Power for a conversation about his 50-year career, how having children changed everything for him and why he’s now saying goodbye to life on the road.

Duration:00:17:30

Adam Rippon: The Olympian follows the ups and downs of competitive figure skating in his new memoir

10/15/2019
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Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon reflects on the process of putting his life story into print, and how figure skating competitions are a lot more like performances than you might think.

Duration:00:14:46

Elton John, Humble the Poet and more 15/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/15/2019
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Elton John opens up about his "rollercoaster life," how having children changed everything for him and why he's now saying goodbye to life on the road. Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon follows the ups and downs of competitive figure skating in his new memoir, Beautiful on the Outside. Rapper, author and spoken word artist Humble the Poet explains why we all have a responsibility to share our stories.

Duration:00:54:45

Kiefer Sutherland, Ruth Reichl and more 14/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/14/2019
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Actor Kiefer Sutherland talks about country music, the rodeo, his grandfather Tommy Douglas and more. Rhiannon Giddens of the roots quartet Our Native Daughters tells us how the band's new album is reclaiming the narrative of American folk music. Ruth Reichl discusses the golden age of magazines and her new memoir, Save Me the Plums, which chronicles her 10-year tenure as the editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine.

Duration:00:57:53

Bill Nighy: The actor on his complicated relationship with acting and his new film Sometimes Always Never

10/11/2019
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Actor Bill Nighy joined Tom Power live from London, England to talk about his complicated relationship with acting, his career-changing role in Love Actually and his latest project, Sometimes Always Never.

Duration:00:17:11

Morris Day: The musician on his complicated and competitive friendship with Prince

10/11/2019
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In the 1984 film Purple Rain, Morris Day plays an over-the-top version of himself as Prince's arch-enemy. Off screen, the relationship between Day and Prince was way more complicated. In his new memoir, On Time: A Princely Life in Funk, Day pays tribute to his late friend.

Duration:00:19:07

Bill Nighy, Morris Day and more 11/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/11/2019
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Actor Bill Nighy discusses his relationship with acting, his career-changing role in Love Actually and his new film Sometimes Always Never. The q This music panel dives into Pitchfork's list of the most defining tracks of the 2010s and share their own picks for best Canadian song of the decade. The Time's Morris Day opens up about his complicated and competitive friendship with Prince in his new memoir.

Duration:00:55:23

Patrick Watson: The Montreal singer-songwriter performs live in the studio

10/10/2019
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Patrick Watson drops by the q studio to perform a few new songs from his forthcoming album, Wave.

Duration:00:27:31

Nina Dobrev: The actor on the challenges of breaking away from teen stardom

10/10/2019
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Nina Dobrev is known for playing sweet characters in teen dramas, but now she's entering a new era of her career with the role of Chloe in a new film called Lucky Day.

Duration:00:17:32

Jeff Lemire: The award-winning cartoonist on his new graphic novel Frogcatchers

10/10/2019
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Jeff Lemire talks about the inspiration for his new graphic novel and how he feels about his work being adapted for the screen.

Duration:00:16:37

Nina Dobrev, Jeff Lemire and more 10/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/10/2019
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Actor Nina Dobrev talks about her new film, Lucky Day, and the challenges of breaking away from teen stardom. Singer-songwriter Patrick Watson drops by the q studio to perform a few new songs from his forthcoming album, Wave. Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire discusses the inspiration for his new graphic novel, Frogcatchers, and how he feels about his work being adapted for the screen.

Duration:01:02:14

Stacey Tenenbaum: Pipe Dreams is a new doc that shows what it takes to become a world class pipe organist

10/9/2019
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A new documentary called Pipe Dreams follows five organists who are all competing in the Canadian International Organ Competition, which some call the Olympics of the organ world. The film's director, Stacey Tenenbaum, tells us more.

Duration:00:16:15

Ang Lee: The Academy Award-winning director on his groundbreaking new film Gemini Man

10/9/2019
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Ang Lee shares why he's using technology in his new film as a tool to tell deeply human, emotional stories.

Duration:00:23:19

Ang Lee, Stacey Tenenbaum and more 09/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/9/2019
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Director Ang Lee discusses his groundbreaking new action thriller Gemini Man — a film 20 years in the making. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud takes a look at how social media went from making us more social to more anti-social. Filmmaker Alexandre Philippe breaks down the iconic chestburster scene from Alien on the film's 40th anniversary. Director Stacey Tenenbaum shows us what it takes to become a world class pipe organist in her new documentary, Pipe Dreams.

Duration:01:02:51

Brittany Howard, Greg Morton and more 08/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/8/2019
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Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard opens up about embarking on her own musical journey and the influences behind her most personal record, her debut solo album Jaime. Comedian Greg Morton talks about his "one-man variety show" and how he charmed audiences and the celebrity judges on America's Got Talent. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky shines a light on deafness in Moonlight Sonata, a documentary that she calls "an ode to silence."

Duration:00:57:05