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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


Episodes

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

Brittany Howard: The singer on her personal solo album, Jaime

10/8/2019
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The Alabama Shakes singer shares why she's put her successful band on pause to embark on the radical musical exploration and introspection of her debut solo album.

Duration:00:19:18

Irene Taylor Brodsky: The filmmaker shines a light on deafness in Moonlight Sonata

10/8/2019
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Brodsky's latest documentary, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness In Three Movements, follows her deaf son as he learns to play Beethoven with the help of cochlear implants.

Duration:00:20:05

Greg Morton: The comedian on his 'one-man variety show' and how he charmed celebrity judges on America's Got Talent

10/8/2019
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The comedian returns home to tour southern Ontario following a huge stint on the competition reality show while balancing two of his many talents: stand-up comedy and incredible vocal impressions

Duration:00:15:12

Walter Scott: The acclaimed graphic novelist on how his identity influences his art

10/7/2019
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Scott discusses creating the comic Wendy as a way to tell his own story about being an art student trying to make his way in the fussy Canadian art scene.

Duration:00:10:12

Cathy Goldsmith, Walter Scott and more 07/10/2019 [Full episode]

10/7/2019
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Dr. Seuss's longtime art director Cathy Goldsmith on bringing the author's latest book to life 28 years after his death. The q screen panel with John Semley, Tina Hassannia and Shea Serrano discuss the controversy surrounding the latest Joker film. Prince superfan Anil Dash tells us what made the late singer's 1989 Batman album such an important pop culture milestone. Graphic novelist Walter Scott discusses his latest comic Wendy how his identity influences his art.

Duration:01:00:52

Cathy Goldsmith: Dr. Seuss's longtime art director on bringing the author's latest book to life 28 years after his death

10/7/2019
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Goldsmith joined q's Tom Power from New York to talk about the miraculous discovery of the manuscript and Dr. Seuss's somewhat secret life as a painter.

Duration:00:17:34

Antoni Porowski: The Queer Eye star on food, fame and growing up in Canada

10/4/2019
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Queer Eye's food and drink expert, Antoni Porowski, joins Tom Power in the q studio to dish on the important role food has played in his life.

Duration:00:19:13

The Weather Station: The musician on the importance of talking about climate change

10/4/2019
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Tamara Lindeman (a.k.a. The Weather Station) joined Tom Power to talk about one of the leading issues in the upcoming election: climate change.

Duration:00:13:46

Kate del Castillo: The actor's new play about murdered women in Juarez strikes close to home

10/4/2019
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A few years ago, Kate del Castillo secretly met with international drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán while he was on the run. Her latest project, The Way She Spoke, is a one-woman show that's drawing attention to violence against women in Juarez, Mexico.

Duration:00:18:29