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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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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


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Episodes

Hong Chau: The actor puts a new spin on the Patty Hearst story in American Woman

9/18/2019
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Actor Hong Chau joins Tom Power to discuss her first starring role in a feature film called American Woman, which premiered last week at TIFF.

Duration:00:16:18

Kurt Browning and Ron MacLean: The figure skater and sportscaster lace up for the return of Battle of the Blades

9/18/2019
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World champion figure skater Kurt Browning and Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean are the head judge and host of the fifth season of Battle of the Blades, which is returning to television after a six-year hiatus.

Duration:00:17:26

Kurt Browning and Ron MacLean, Hong Chau and more 18/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/18/2019
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Kurt Browning and Ron MacLean talk about lacing up their skates for the return of Battle of the Blades. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Turbulence by David Szalay. Actor Hong Chau talks about putting a new spin on the Patty Hearst story in her new film American Woman.

Duration:00:54:03

TallBoyz: Tim Blair and Franco Nguyen on bringing a new perspective to sketch comedy

9/17/2019
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Tim Blair and Franco Nguyen of the four-man sketch comedy troupe TallBoyz join Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about their brand new show on CBC.

Duration:00:16:12

Sydney Smith: The Canadian illustrator on his new children's book, Small in the City

9/17/2019
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Sydney Smith talks about writing and illustrating his latest project, a children's book called Small in the City.

Duration:00:16:47

Haviah Mighty: The Toronto rapper on winning the 2019 Polaris Music Prize

9/17/2019
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Haviah Mighty joins Tom Power live in the q studio to reflect on winning the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize.

Duration:00:10:58

Haviah Mighty, Sydney Smith and more 17/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/17/2019
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Toronto rapper Haviah Mighty reflects on winning the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize. Comedians Franco Nguyen and Tim Blair of TallBoyz share how they're bringing a new perspective to sketch comedy. Filmmaker Catherine Gund presents a gateway to the music of trailblazing ranchera singer Chavela Vargas. Canadian illustrator Sydney Smith talks about his latest project, a children's book called Small in the City.

Duration:00:52:24

Luke Wilson, Jonny Harris and more 16/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/16/2019
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Actor Luke Wilson talks about family, breaking type and his new film Guest of Honour. The q screen panel recaps this hits and misses from this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Actor Mandy Moore tells us how her role on This is Us challenges her to "find common ground" with foreign experiences. Actor and comedian Jonny Harris reflects on five seasons of the CBC comedy series Still Standing.

Duration:00:56:33

Luke Wilson: The actor on family, breaking type and his new film Guest of Honour

9/16/2019
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Luke Wilson sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about how the loss of his father shaped his character in Atom Egoyan's new film Guest of Honour.

Duration:00:19:28

Jonny Harris: The actor and comedian reflects on five seasons of Still Standing

9/16/2019
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Ahead of the fifth season of CBC's Still Standing, comedian Jonny Harris joins Tom Power to look back at some of the highlights from the show.

Duration:00:19:57

The Lumineers, Luke Kirby and more 13/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/13/2019
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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers open up about their most ambitious project yet: a three-part album and film about the cycle of addiction. The q This music panel discusses the Sony Walkman on its 40th anniversary and its impact on portable music. YouTuber Elle Mills shares her q block party playlist for Ottawa. Canadian actor Luke Kirby talks about his Emmy nomination for his role as comedy legend Lenny Bruce in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Duration:00:50:17

The Lumineers: The band explores the impact of addiction in new album and film

9/13/2019
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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers join Tom Power to discuss their most ambitious project yet: a three-part album and film about the cycle of addiction.

Duration:00:20:54

Luke Kirby: The actor on portraying comedy legend Lenny Bruce

9/13/2019
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Canadian actor Luke Kirby is up for an Emmy this weekend for his role as Lenny Bruce in the comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He joined Tom Power to talk about the strange friendship he now feels for a comedy hero who died long before he was even born.

Duration:00:15:48

Julia Stiles, Michiel Huisman and more 12/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/12/2019
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Actor Julia Stiles discusses Hustlers, nostalgia and her legacy as a '90s teen icon. Canadian folk duo Kacy and Clayton drop by the q studio to perform some new songs from their upcoming album, Carrying On. Photographers Russell Peacock and Constance Hansen take us back to the day they shot the cover art for Janet Jackson's iconic record Rhythm Nation 1814, which turns 30 this month. Actor Michiel Huisman talks about getting into the mind of a cult leader for his new film The Other Lamb.

Duration:00:55:49

Michiel Huisman: The actor on getting into the mind of a cult leader for his new film The Other Lamb

9/12/2019
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In The Other Lamb, actor Michiel Huisman plays a domineering cult leader whose followers are all women. He joined q's Tom Power to talk about making a departure from his usual roles as a handsome leading man-type.

Duration:00:16:57

Julia Stiles: The actor on Hustlers, nostalgia and her legacy as a '90s teen icon

9/12/2019
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Julia Stiles joined Tom Power at the Toronto International Film Festival to tell us about her latest film Hustlers and to share a little bit about what she remembers of being a teen idol.

Duration:00:15:34

Billy-Ray Belcourt: The poet on feeling more 'empowered' to write a year after his Griffin Poetry Prize win

9/11/2019
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Griffin Poetry Prize winner Billy-Ray Belcourt returns to the q studio to discuss his highly anticipated follow up, NDN Coping Mechanisms.

Duration:00:13:22

Ken Burns: The filmmaker aims to prove country music is for everyone in new documentary

9/11/2019
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Ken Burns' latest documentary series, Country Music, crosses generational lines, racial lines and geographical lines within America.

Duration:00:20:39

Ken Burns, Billy-Ray Belcourt and more 11/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/11/2019
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Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses his new documentary, which aims to prove that country music is for everyone. Griffin Poetry Prize winner Billy-Ray Belcourt returns to the q studio to talk about his highly anticipated follow up, NDN Coping Mechanisms. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud traces the rise and fall of Jeremy Renner's self-titled app.

Duration:00:35:28

Neve Campbell, Gael García Bernal and more 10/09/2019 [Full episode]

9/10/2019
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Actor Neve Campbell discusses '90s nostalgia and relating to her role in the new film Castle in the Ground. Actor and director Gael García Bernal talks about the cycle of violence, the power of resilience and his new film Chicuarotes. Actor and singer-songwriter Maya Hawke opens up about her famous parents, Stranger Things, her upcoming album and her new movie Human Capital.

Duration:00:56:06