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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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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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Anthony Daniels: The Star Wars legend on playing C-3PO for more than 40 years

11/12/2019
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Anthony Daniels has played C-3PO in the Star Wars films for more than 40 years. Now, he's released a new memoir, titled I Am C-3PO, about his history with the part.

Duration:00:15:04

Joy Kogawa: The author revisits Canada's dark past with a new AR app called East of the Rockies

11/12/2019
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Award-winning Canadian novelist Joy Kogawa joins Tom Power to talk about her latest project, an experiential augmented reality narrative called East of the Rockies.

Duration:00:18:43

Andrea Macasaet: The theatre star on remixing Anne Boleyn in the Broadway-bound musical, Six

11/12/2019
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Canadian singer and actor Andrea Macasaet talks about preparing for her Broadway debut as the oft-misunderstood queen, Anne Boleyn.

Duration:00:14:32

Anthony Daniels, Joy Kogawa and more 12/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/12/2019
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Star Wars legend Anthony Daniels discusses his new memoir and what it's been like to play C-3PO for more than 40 years. Author Joy Kogawa revisits the story of Japanese Canadian internment camps with a new augmented reality app. Singer and actor Andrea Macasaet talks about preparing for her Broadway debut as Anne Boleyn in the hit musical Six.

Duration:00:57:44

Ryan Dillon, Sylvia Tyson and more 11/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/11/2019
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On the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street, Ryan Dillon, the puppeteer and voice behind Elmo, talks about how he went from a childhood fan of the show to claiming centre stage. The q screen panel discusses Martin Scorsese's fight against Marvel movies. Stephen Gong of the Center for Asian American Media explains how one of Hollywood's first Asian stars, Sessue Hayakawa, challenged stereotypes 100 years ago. Singer-songwriter Sylvia Tyson talks about revisiting her songwriting roots and the...

Duration:01:08:24

Ryan Dillon: How the Sesame Street puppeteer brings Elmo to life

11/11/2019
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On the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street, Ryan Dillon, the puppeteer and voice behind Elmo, talks about how he went from a childhood fan of the show to claiming centre stage.

Duration:00:19:50

Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu: The theatre director on seeing her own story reflected in Claudia Dey's play Trout Stanley

11/8/2019
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Award-winning theatre director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu is putting her own spin on Claudia Dey's play Trout Stanley for a new production that's on now at Toronto's Factory Theatre.

Duration:00:14:38

Ringo Starr: The Beatles drummer talks about everything from knighthood to beetroot juice

11/8/2019
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In this extended interview, Ringo Starr also talks about his photography, his All-Starr band, and how an illness inspired him to drum.

Duration:00:27:45

Ringo Starr, Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu and more 08/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/8/2019
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The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr talks about everything from knighthood to beetroot juice. The q This music panel takes a look at the value and risk of posthumous releases. Theatre director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu talks about putting her own spin on Claudia Dey's play Trout Stanley.

Duration:00:58:43

Begonia: The Winnipeg singer-songwriter performs live in the q studio

11/7/2019
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Begonia drops by the q studio to perform a few new songs from her debut album, Fear.

Duration:00:22:33

Michael Palin: The comedian finds a new audience for Monty Python in North Korea

11/7/2019
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Michael Palin has never shied away from crossing borders, whether that's in comedy or his travels, but he's now pushed that even further with a new book all about his trip to North Korea.

Duration:00:26:19

Roberto Campanella: How the choreographer created a ballet to Beethoven's 9th Symphony

11/7/2019
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Veteran choreographer Roberto Campanella has choreographed a new ballet based on the work of Beethoven, a composer that choreographers generally refuse to touch.

Duration:00:16:26

Michael Palin, Roberto Campanella and more 07/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/7/2019
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Comedian Michael Palin finds a new audience for Monty Python in North Korea. Winnipeg singer-songwriter Begonia performs live in the q studio. Choreographer Roberto Campanella explains how he takes on the challenge of choreographing a ballet to Beethoven's 9th Symphony.

Duration:01:07:51

Pete Townshend: The Who guitarist on writing his first novel, The Age of Anxiety

11/6/2019
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Pete Townshend joined Tom Power live from London to talk about his latest project, a novel called The Age of Anxiety.

Duration:00:21:02

Pete Townshend, Loreena McKennitt and more 06/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/6/2019
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Pete Townshend of The Who talks about penning his first novel, The Age of Anxiety. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud walks us through the fall of Deadspin and what it means for online journalism. Curator Ashley Clark presents a gateway to the work of Wesley Snipes. Musician Loreena McKennitt discusses Lost Souls, her first collection of new music since 2006.

Duration:01:03:52

Karen Kain: The ballet dancer shares highlights from her 50-year career with the National Ballet of Canada

11/5/2019
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Karen Kain, the National Ballet's former principal dancer-turned-artistic director, has just announced that after 50 years with the company, she'll be retiring.

Duration:00:19:37

Demi Moore: The Hollywood star takes charge of her own story with new memoir

11/5/2019
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For years, Demi Moore's life was scrutinized by paparazzi and splashed across the pages of glossy magazines. Now, she's taking control of her own narrative.

Duration:00:21:00

Niall Horan: The singer-songwriter on life after One Direction and the 'risk' of making new music

11/5/2019
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Niall Horan sat down with Tom Power to talk about his sophomore album, growing up, and life on the other side of One Direction.

Duration:00:20:59

Niall Horan, Karen Kain and more 05/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/5/2019
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Singer-songwriter Niall Horan talks about life after One Direction and the risk of making new music. Karen Kain, the National Ballet's former principal dancer-turned-artistic director, reflects on her 50-year career with the company. Hollywood star Demi Moore opens up about taking charge of her own story with a new memoir.

Duration:01:04:32

Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, Isabelle Huppert and more 04/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/4/2019
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Frozen 2 stars Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell drop by the q studio to field kids' fan questions about the new movie. The q screen panel share their thoughts on Apple and Disney's new streaming services and how they might fare in the streaming war. Actor Isabelle Huppert talks about her latest film, Frankie, which screened earlier this year at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Duration:00:59:17