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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


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Morgan Parker: The author reread her teenage diaries to write her new young adult novel, Who Put This Song On?

12/12/2019
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Author and poet Morgan Parker joined Tom Power in the q studio to talk about her two most recent books, a YA novel called Who Put This Song On? and a poetry collection called Magical Negro.

Duration:00:19:12

Anna Sui: How a Madonna encounter changed everything for the fashion icon

12/12/2019
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Bands including the Beatles and the New York Dolls inspired legendary designer Anna Sui, whose work is the subject of a major design retrospective at New York's Museum of Arts and Design.

Duration:00:18:00

Riit: The throat singer and electronic music artist​​​​​​​ performs live in the q studio

12/12/2019
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This week's Thursday Headliner is Inuk musician Riit. She dropped by the q studio to perform some new songs from her debut album, ataataga.

Duration:00:19:09

Anna Sui, Riit and more 12/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/12/2019
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Fashion designer Anna Sui reflects on her incredible career and how an encounter with Madonna changed everything for her. Throat singer and electronic music artist Riit performs live in the q studio. The life of soul music icon Curtis Mayfield is told through the words of his son, Todd Mayfield. Author and poet Morgan Parker talks about her two most recent books, a YA novel called Who Put This Song On? and a poetry collection called Magical Negro.

Duration:01:15:27

Lea Michele, Orville Peck and more 11/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/11/2019
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Actor and singer Lea Michele talks about her new Christmas album, her love for Alanis Morissette and how singing Uninvited on Glee led to a magical moment. Our books columnist Jael Richardson shares her holiday book picks for 2019. Mac DeMarco shares his gateway to the music of Japanese rock icon, Haruomi Hosono. The mysterious masked country music star known as Orville Peck performs live in the q music studio.

Duration:01:14:00

Lea Michele: The actor and singer on her new Christmas album, Glee and her love for Alanis Morissette

12/11/2019
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Lea Michele just released a new Christmas album called Christmas in the City, which is a love letter to the place that raised her, New York City.

Duration:00:18:56

Mark Korven, Bong Joon-ho and more 10/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/10/2019
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Composer Mark Korven demonstrates how he created the incredibly eerie sound for The Lighthouse and other horror films. Hip hop veteran Sophia Chang shares how she came to be embraced by the Wu-Tang Clan. Parasite director Bong Joon-ho tells us what inspired him to make a thriller about income inequality, and why wealth can make monsters of us all.

Duration:00:55:32

Mark Korven: How the soundtrack composer created the incredibly eerie sound for The Lighthouse and other horror films

12/10/2019
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Award-winning film and TV composer Mark Korven dropped by the q studio to demonstrate how his "Apprehension Engine" creates the sound of nightmares.

Duration:00:15:50

Justin Tranter: The songwriter on their journey from struggling glam rocker to hitmaker for the stars

12/9/2019
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Songwriter Justin Tranter just received the ACLU Bill of Rights Award for their LGBTQ activism. They're the first gender non-conforming honoree to receive the award.

Duration:00:20:53

Justin Tranter, Antonio Banderas and more 09/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/9/2019
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Songwriter Justin Tranter opens up about their journey from bullied teen to struggling glam rocker to hitmaker for the stars. The q screen panel unpacks how HBO's Watchmen turns the black experience into a superhero origin story. Actor Beverly D'Angelo explains the enduring popularity of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Actor Antonio Banderas talks about working with his long-time friend and collaborator, Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar, on the new film Pain and Glory.

Duration:01:10:52

Nichelle Tramble Spellman: The creator of Truth Be Told shows the ripple effect of true crime podcasts on real people

12/6/2019
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Truth Be Told showrunner Nichelle Tramble Spellman joins Tom Power to talk about the series and why she wanted to examine our obsession with true crime.

Duration:00:15:59

David Byrne: The Talking Heads frontman reveals his definition of utopia

12/6/2019
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Legendary musician and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne joins Tom Power to talk about his part-concert, part-theatre, part-dance show American Utopia, which is currently running on Broadway. He looks back on his long career in music both as a solo artist and as the lead singer of Talking Heads.

Duration:00:23:40

David Byrne, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and more 06/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/6/2019
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Legendary musician and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne talks about his part-concert, part-theatre, part-dance show American Utopia, which is currently running on Broadway. The q This music panel takes a look back at Jay-Z's career on the occasion of his 50th birthday. Musician Peter Asher shares stories from his decades-long relationship with the Beatles. Truth Be Told creator Nichelle Tramble Spellman shows us the ripple effect of true crime podcasts on real people.

Duration:01:08:50

Measha Brueggergosman: The Canadian soprano on recovering from heart surgery

12/5/2019
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A few months ago, Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman wasn't sure she'd be around to celebrate Christmas. She joined q's Tom Power to talk about her recovery from an emergency double-bypass surgery.

Duration:00:16:14

Judy Collins: The folk icon on her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her latest album Winter Stories

12/5/2019
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At age 80, folk icon Judy Collins is still actively releasing new music, touring and shining a light on unsung talent. She joined q's Tom Power to reflect on her nearly six-decade career and her latest record, Winter Stories.

Duration:00:24:00

Milky Chance: The German folk-pop duo perform live in the q studio

12/5/2019
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Milky Chance drops by the q studio to perform some songs from their new album, Mind the Moon.

Duration:00:20:17

Milky Chance, Judy Collins and more 05/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/5/2019
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German folk-pop duo Milky Chance perform some songs from their new album Mind the Moon. Folk icon Judy Collins reflects on her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her new album Winter Stories. Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman opens up about her recovering from heart surgery.

Duration:01:03:55

Nicholas Braun: The Succession star on bringing himself into his character Cousin Greg

12/4/2019
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Nicholas Braun plays Cousin Greg on HBO's hit show Succession. He joined Tom Power live in studio to talk about what it's like to be on one of the biggest shows on TV.

Duration:00:21:44

Johnny Reid: The Juno-winning singer-songwriter shares two brand new Christmas songs

12/4/2019
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Country artist Johnny Reid drops by the q music studio to perform some songs off his new Christmas album, My Kind of Christmas.

Duration:00:41:49

Nicholas Braun, Johnny Reid and more 04/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/4/2019
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Succession star Nicholas Braun talks about the similarities between him and his character Cousin Greg. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud fills us in on a new era of reality TV found on the video game streaming platform Twitch. Country music artist Johnny Reid drops by the q music studio to perform some songs off his new Christmas album, My Kind of Christmas. Star Trek writers D. C. Fontana and David Gerrold reflect on the show's cultural influence and long-standing success.

Duration:01:12:26