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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

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English

Contact:

416-205-3700

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q@cbc.ca


Episodes

Peter Del Vecho: The Disney producer reflects on the success of Frozen and the high expectations for Frozen 2

11/20/2019
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Disney producer Peter Del Vecho talks about facing impossible expectations during the making of Frozen 2.

Duration:00:15:57

Trixie Mattel: The drag queen on folk music, comedy and life after RuPaul's Drag Race

11/20/2019
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The drag queen, singer-songwriter and comedian joined Tom Power to talk about the ups and downs of drag superstardom, and her deep love of folk and country music.

Duration:00:19:36

Trixie Mattel, Peter Del Vecho and more 20/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/20/2019
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Drag queen Trixie Mattel discusses the ups and downs of drag superstardom, her deep love of folk and country music, and life after RuPaul's Drag Race. The q This music panel shares their reactions to the 2020 Grammy Award nominations, which were just revealed this morning. Disney producer Peter Del Vecho talks about the success of Frozen and facing impossible expectations during the making of Frozen 2.

Duration:00:57:45

Alan Silvestri: The composer reflects on his most famous film scores, from Back to the Future to The Polar Express

11/19/2019
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For decades, film composer Alan Silvestri been raising our blood pressure and tugging at our heart strings, more often than not, as one half of a killer creative partnership with director Robert Zemeckis.

Duration:00:20:16

Kelvin Harrison Jr: The actor on his new film Waves, toxic masculinity and the pressures of being 'the best'

11/19/2019
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Actor Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Luce, It Comes at Night) joins Tom Power live in studio to talk about his role in the new film Waves.

Duration:00:15:07

Ian Williams: The poet on winning the $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction

11/19/2019
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Last night in Toronto, Ian Williams won the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction. He joined Tom Power the morning after the awards ceremony to talk about his big win.

Duration:00:13:45

Ian Williams, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and more 19/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/19/2019
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Poet Ian Williams talks about winning the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction. Film composer Alan Silvestri reflects on his most famous film scores, from Back to the Future to The Polar Express. Waves star Kelvin Harrison Jr. discusses toxic masculinity and the pressures of being "the best."

Duration:00:54:39

Margaret Atwood: The Canadian author sits down with Tom Power on her 80th birthday

11/18/2019
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In celebration of her 80th birthday, Margaret Atwood joined Tom Power to reflect on everything from her childhood backwoods adventures to the moment she decided to become a writer.

Duration:00:45:41

Margaret Atwood and more 18/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/18/2019
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Author and poet Margaret Atwood sits down with Tom Power for a special extended interview in celebration of her 80th birthday. The q screen panel discusses the third season of The Crown, which just dropped on Netflix last night.

Duration:01:03:32

Tracy Letts: The actor on playing Henry Ford II in Ford v Ferrari

11/15/2019
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor talks about the Oscar buzz he's receiving for his role as Henry Ford II in Ford v Ferrari, as well as some of his current theatre projects.

Duration:00:18:32

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque: How the jazz supergroup is breaking barriers and borders with music

11/15/2019
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Five-time Juno Award winner Jane Bunnett has joined forces with five young Cuban musicians to form a border-breaking jazz supergroup called Jane Bunnett and Maqueque.

Duration:00:19:51

Tracy Letts, Jane Bunnett and more 15/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/15/2019
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Tracy Letts talks about his role as Henry Ford II, the Ford Motor Company heir, in the film Ford v Ferrari. The q This music panel takes us through some of the hits and misses from this year's CMA Awards, and also lays out the latest breaking story in Taylor Swift's high-profile feud over her master recordings. Jazz supergroup Jane Bunnett and Maqueque perform live in the q music studio and discuss how they're breaking barriers and borders with...

Duration:01:04:43

Marc Randolph: The Netflix co-founder reflects on how a single idea revolutionized film and TV

11/14/2019
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The co-founder and one-time CEO of Netflix joined Tom Power to talk about his new memoir, That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea.

Duration:00:18:21

Alexandria Maillot: The Vancouver 'swoon rock' artist performs live in the q studio

11/14/2019
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Alexandria Maillot drops by the q studio to perform a few new songs from her upcoming sophomore album, Benevolence.

Duration:00:21:21

Alexandria Maillot, Marc Randolph and more 14/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/14/2019
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Singer-songwriter Alexandria Maillot performs live in the q studio. Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph discusses the rapid rise of the entertainment giant and how the magic of a single idea revolutionized an entire industry. Flying Hórses reflects on how her latest album, Reverie, uses sound to take the listener on an emotional journey. John Legend talks about being the first black man to win the EGOT, working with Kanye West and more.

Duration:01:11:25

Avan Jogia: The Canadian actor explores race and identity in new book Mixed Feelings

11/13/2019
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Avan Jogia talks about his new book Mixed Feelings, a personal exploration of identity that takes a look at what it means to be a mixed race person today.

Duration:00:14:17

Mandy Patinkin: The actor and singer on 'finding the light' in his music

11/13/2019
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Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin sits down with q's Tom Power to talk about his deep love of music, his acting career and his new album, Children and Art.

Duration:00:22:57

Mandy Patinkin, Avan Jogia and more 13/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/13/2019
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Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin talks about his deep love of music, his acting career and his new album, Children and Art. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh. Blue Planet II producers Orla Doherty and James Honeyborne reveal the secrets behind some of the series' most breathtaking shots of marine life. Canadian actor and writer Avan Jogia explores race and identity in his new book, Mixed Feelings.

Duration:01:05:01

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