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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

Emanuel Jal: From child soldier to Juno nominee, the musician on finding joy in his painful past

8/23/2019
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When Emmanuel Jal was just seven years old, he was forced to become a child soldier in Sudan. He tells us how songwriting has helped him escape the trauma of his past.

Duration:00:15:31

Candace Bushnell, Emmanuel Jal and more 08/23/2019 [Full episode]

8/23/2019
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Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell talks her new book Is There Still Sex in the City? and how dating is different in 2019. The q This panel takes a close look at Taylor Swift's new album and why her releases are so popular. Meet Philip Harben, the original celebrity TV chef. Juno-nominated musician Emmanuel Jal opens up about his earliest memories of being a child soldier and how songwriting has helped him escape the trauma of his past.

Duration:01:00:06

Candace Bushnell: The author's new novel Is There Still Sex in the City? explores love and dating in 2019

8/23/2019
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As the author of Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell is regularly asked for her advice on love. These days though, the recently divorced author has more questions than answers. In her new book Is There Still Sex in the City? she explores dating and love in 2019.

Duration:00:18:27

Electric Youth: The synth-pop duo performs songs from their new album and share how film influences their sound

8/22/2019
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The Thursday Headliner share their writing process and what they want to evoke through their music.

Duration:00:21:45

Nia Vardalos: The actor on Tiny Beautiful Things, adapting an advice column for the stage and the advice she took away

8/22/2019
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Nia Vardalos is best known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but her latest project is unlike anything she's done before.

Duration:00:17:04

Seth: The cartooning legend gives the mundane a a 'mystic significance' in his sprawling comic Clyde Fans,

8/22/2019
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Seth is a Canadian cartoonist who's a legend in his field. Following the release of his new comic Clyde Fans, he describes what it was like being on the leading edge of the graphic novel movement.

Duration:00:18:37

Fab 5 Freddy, Nia Vardalos and more 22/08/2019 [Full episode]

8/22/2019
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Synth-pop duo Electric Youth performs songs from their new album Memory Emotion and share what influences their sound. Actor and screenwriter Nia Vardalos tells us how she adapted an advice column for the stage and shares some of the advice she took away from it. Hip-hop icon Fab 5 Freddy takes us on a musical journey to Bed-Stuy, New York. Canadian cartooning legend Seth tells us how he gives the mundane a "mystic significance" in his sprawling new comic, Clyde Fans.

Duration:01:07:29

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