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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

Gabrielle Carteris, Donna Grantis and more 21/09/2019 [Full episode]

8/21/2019
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Actress Gabrielle Carteris shares what it's like to return to Beverly Hills 90210 and how her life is different now. Guitarist Donna Grantis takes us through her life with the guitar, from playing with Prince to her solo debut. Green Book composer Kris Bowers discusses how he taught Mahershala Ali to play piano like Don Shirley.

Duration:00:57:12

Gabrielle Carteris: The actress shares what it's like to return to Beverly Hills 90210 and how she's making film sets safer

8/21/2019
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It's been 30 years since Beverly Hills 90210 first aired, but now the teen drama is back. One of the stars, Gabriella Carteris shares how it feels to return now that she's in a very different phase of her life.

Duration:00:18:18

Donna Grantis: The guitarist takes us through her history with the guitar

8/21/2019
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From learning her first song to going to jazz school to playing her Purple Rain solo with Prince, Donna Grantis shares her experiences and what it meant for her to work with one of her heroes.

Duration:00:19:57

Kris Bowers: The pianist and composer tells us how he taught Mahershala Ali to play piano like Don Shirley in Green Book

8/21/2019
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The composer shares what it was like to work with Marhersala Ali and how it felt to see his own hands on screen.

Duration:00:16:31

Terry Fallis, Todd McFarlane and more 20/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/20/2019
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Novelist Terry Fallis tells us about his new and seventh novel Albatross and the universal dilemma between happiness and success. Comic book artist Todd McFarlane unpacks Spider-Man, Spawn and his own success in building a comic book empire. Actor Ellen Wong explains the importance of Asian representation in TV and films.

Duration:00:51:22

Todd McFarlane: The artist looks back on his own comic book origin story

8/20/2019
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Every great comic book hero needs an origin story. Todd McFarlane doesn't wear a cape or fight crime, but he is an undisputed giant in the world of comic books.

Duration:00:18:46

Terry Fallis: The novelist explores a universal dilemma in his brand-new novel, Albatross

8/20/2019
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Canadian author Terry Fallis sits down with guest host Ali Hassan live in the q studio to talk about his latest (and seventh) novel, Albatross.

Duration:00:15:54

Aminder Dhaliwal: How the cartoonist's hit web comic helped her find her voice

8/19/2019
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When Canadian cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal created an online comic, just for the fun of it, she never expected it to turn into a professional venture. Now, she has a huge following and a graphic novel deal.

Duration:00:13:45

Gurinder Chadha: The filmmaker on the story behind Blinded by the Light and getting Bruce Springsteen's blessing

8/19/2019
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Gurinder Chadha's latest film, Blinded by the Light, is the true story of how a British-Pakistani teenager found solace, inspiration and a kindred spirit in Bruce Springsteen.

Duration:00:14:22

Gurinder Chadha, Aminder Dhaliwal and more 19/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/19/2019
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Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha tells us the story behind her latest film, Blinded by the Light, and how she got Bruce Springsteen's blessing. The q screen panel gives us a roundup of what to watch — and what to skip — in August. Rapper Denzel Curry looks back on the Florida artists and music that inspired his sound. Canadian comic artist Aminder Dhaliwal talks about her popular web series and graphic novel, Woman World.

Duration:00:51:05

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