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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

Language:

English

Contact:

416-205-3700

Email:

q@cbc.ca


Episodes

Baaba Maal: The Senegalese singer and guitarist on his life in music

2/21/2020
Senegalese singer and guitarist Baaba Maal joined Tom Power to share how he's used his sound as a platform for social change.

Duration:00:19:25

Daniel Caesar: The R&B singer opens up about career-changing online controversy

2/21/2020
Daniel Caesar spoke candidly with Tom Power about music, science, a big shout-out from Barack Obama, and navigating a controversy that shook his career.

Duration:00:21:22

Daniel Caesar, Baaba Maal and more 21/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/21/2020
Toronto R&B singer Daniel Caesar opens up about personal responsibility, the challenges of his newfound fame and his sophomore album, Case Study 01. On this week's q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman share their takes on Grimes' latest album Miss Anthropocene, and discuss the death of rapper Pop Smoke who was killed in a home invasion in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter's Rebecca Keegan fills us in on the latest in the Harvey Weinstein trial. Senegalese singer and...

Duration:01:10:27

Sarah Harmer: The Juno-winning singer-songwriter and musician performs live in the q studio

2/20/2020
Sarah Harmer drops by the q studio with her band to perform some songs from her new album, Are You Gone.

Duration:00:24:55

Vivek Shraya: The artist honours her failed dream to be a pop star in a new one-woman show

2/20/2020
The Polaris Music Prize nominee, visual artist, filmmaker and author talks about her new solo stage show, How To Fail As A Pop Star, which is focused on the true story of her life in music.

Duration:00:19:39

Joseph Morales: The Hamilton star gets his second shot to follow in Lin-Manuel Miranda's footsteps

2/20/2020
The hit musical Hamilton has arrived in Canada with a brand new cast. Actor Joseph Morales, who plays Alexander Hamilton, joined Tom Power to talk about taking on the title role made famous by the show's creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Duration:00:18:31

Sarah Harmer, Vivek Shraya and more 20/02/20 [Full episode]

2/20/2020
Juno-winning musician Sarah Harmer drops by the q studio with her band to perform some songs from her first album in 10 years, Are You Gone. Hamilton star Joseph Morales talks about taking on the hit musical's title role, which was originally played by the show's creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Country music singer George Canyon explains why he's championing From the Ashes by author Jesse Thistle in this year's Canada Reads competition. Musician, writer and visual artist Vivek Shraya talks...

Duration:01:14:20

William Gibson: The science fiction writer on his latest novel, Agency

2/19/2020
Influential Vancouver-based science fiction writer William Gibson — the man who coined the term "cyberspace" — returns with Agency, a new novel about artificial intelligence, alternate realities and time travel.

Duration:00:19:10

Juul Haalmeyer: The costume designer reflects on his work for iconic Canadian television shows

2/19/2020
The Canadian costume designer is being honoured with the Nobis Industry Icon Award at the Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design (CAFTCAD) Awards.

Duration:00:18:08

William Gibson, Juul Haalmeyer and more 19/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/19/2020
Science fiction writer William Gibson talks about his latest release, Agency, a new novel about artificial intelligence, alternate realities and time travel. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud breaks down why 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg has made memes a part of his campaign strategy — and how people are reacting to it. Powerhouse singer Nefe premieres her song Lipstick Wish at the Hillside Inside Festival during a special live taping of q. Costume designer Juul...

Duration:01:02:25

Dallas Green: The Canadian musician on his new album, the loneliness of touring and the sudden loss of a friend

2/18/2020
Dallas Green, a.k.a. City and Colour, is up for a Juno for his latest album, A Pill for Loneliness. He sat down with Tom Power at his record label in Toronto to discuss his Juno nomination, why he took a break from music, and how he's dealing with the recent loss of his friend and collaborator, Karl Bareham, to a tragic accident.

Duration:00:31:46

Julie Eng: A new AGO exhibit takes us back to the golden age of magic — and the role of women in it

2/18/2020
Julie Eng is a magician with more than 30 years of experience. She's also one of the contributors to a new exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, called Illusions: The Art of Magic. She joined Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about the role of women in magic and how many of their stories have been overshadowed and forgotten.

Duration:00:16:21

Little Scream: The singer-songwriter on the power of music to inspire and ignite change

2/18/2020
The American-born, Montreal-based musician opened a special live taping of q with a performance from her new album, Speed Queen.

Duration:00:19:38

Dallas Green, Little Scream and more 18/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/18/2020
Singer-songwriter Dallas Green, a.k.a. City and Colour, opens up about his new album, the loneliness of touring and the sudden loss of a friend. Magician Julie Eng discusses the Art Gallery of Ontario's latest exhibit, Illusions: The Art of Magic, which takes visitors back to the golden age of magic — and the role of women in it. Singer-songwriter Little Scream performs from her new album, Speed Queen, and talks about the power of music to inspire and ignite change.

Duration:01:08:06

Mandy Patinkin, Loreena McKennitt and more 17/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/17/2020
Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin discusses his deep love of music, his acting career and his latest album, Children and Art. Musician Loreena McKennitt performs and talks about her first collection of new music since 2006, Lost Souls. Songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul talk about bringing their hit musical Dear Evan Hansen to Toronto. Composer Ian Cusson tells us why rewriting part of the famous Louis Riel opera is being seen as an act of reparation.

Duration:01:02:35

Stella Meghie: The filmmaker on her latest film, The Photograph

2/14/2020
Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie joined guest host Laurie Brown to talk about her multi-generational love story, The Photograph.

Duration:00:15:37

Fred Penner: The musician on The Cat Came Back's 40th anniversary and his late sister's relationship with music

2/14/2020
Fred Penner joined Tom Power on stage at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Ont., to sing some songs and chat about his debut record's 40th anniversary.

Duration:00:20:49

Stella Meghie, Fred Penner and more 14/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/14/2020
Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie shares the real-life inspiration behind her multi-generational love story, The Photograph. On YouTube's 15th anniversary, culture writer Alyssa Bereznak and YouTuber turned filmmaker Joe Penna take a look back on the video platform's highs, lows and major changes. Musician Fred Penner performs and reflects on his debut album, The Cat Came Back, 40 years after it was first recorded.

Duration:00:56:41

Jan Derbyshire: In her new one-woman show, the comedian asks the audience to assess her mental health

2/13/2020
Comedian Jan Derbyshire has been certified insane eight times, but in her one-woman show, Certified, she asks her audience to act as her personal mental health review board.

Duration:00:12:34

Jackie Pirico: The comedian jokes about her model cousin and her distaste for Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square

2/13/2020
Jackie Pirico joined Tom Power on stage at the River Run Centre in her hometown of Guelph, Ont., to perform a short stand-up set for a special live taping of q.

Duration:00:13:40