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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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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


Episodes

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

Speech, Stars and more 03/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/3/2019
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Arrested Development frontman Speech talks about his new documentary 16 Bars, which takes viewers into a music workshop he led for inmates. Gary the Unicorn and his creator, puppeteer Jason Hopley, drop by the q studio to chat about the secret of a good hug, the importance of children's entertainment and more. Torquil Campbell and Pat McGee of the Canadian indie band Stars discuss their new stage show, Stars: Together, which celebrates the band's 20-year anniversary.

Duration:01:13:24

Jason Hopley (Gary the Unicorn): Meet the creator and puppeteer behind Gary the Unicorn

12/3/2019
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Jason Hopley is the man behind Gary the Unicorn, the breakout star of CBC Kids' The Studio K Show. Both Hopley and Gary drop by the q studio for a chat with Tom Power.

Duration:00:25:07

Stars: Torquil Campbell and Pat McGee on telling the band's 20-year story in a new stage show

12/3/2019
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Lead singer Torquil Campbell and drummer Pat McGee of Stars join Tom Power to discuss their new stage show, Stars: Together, which celebrates the band's 20-year anniversary.

Duration:00:21:39

Speech: The Arrested Development frontman on his new documentary 16 Bars — and creating an album with inmates

12/3/2019
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Grammy award-winning rapper Speech of the group Arrested Development joins Tom Power to talk about his new documentary, 16 Bars.

Duration:00:20:45

Sophie Deraspe: The Canadian filmmaker borrows from Greek tragedy and Fredy Villanueva story for her latest film Antigone

12/2/2019
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The Canadian filmmaker discusses her latest film, Antigone, which is based on an ancient Greek tragedy but set in modern day Montreal.

Duration:00:14:51

Karen Schaler: Meet the writer behind Hallmark and Netflix's Christmas movies

12/2/2019
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For author and screenwriter Karen Schaler, Christmas is a year-round affair. The former war reporter tells us how her journalism unlocked the secret to writing a holiday movie.

Duration:00:13:27

Sophie Deraspe, Karen Schaler and more 02/12/2019 [Full episode]

12/2/2019
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Canadian filmmaker Sophie Deraspe talks about her latest film, Antigone, which takes inspiration from Sophocles' Greek tragedy and the 2008 death of Fredy Villanueva. The q screen panel discusses the cancellation of Anne with an E, which was met with a strong reaction from fans last week. DJ Spinna gives us an essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder. Author and screenwriter Karen Schaler (a.k.a. Christmas Karen) tells us how her work as a former war reporter helped her unlock the...

Duration:01:02:42

Booker T. Jones: The R&B legend takes us on a musical tour through his career and collaborations

11/29/2019
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Grammy-winning musician and producer Booker T. Jones joins Tom Power to reflect on his life and legacy, which he's celebrating with the release of a new memoir and album.

Duration:00:20:41

Robb Reiner: The Anvil drummer on his work as a fine artist, 'painting is a relaxing therapy for me'

11/29/2019
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Anvil's Robb Reiner has another artistic identity as a fine artist. He joined Tom Power to talk about a new book of his paintings, called Robb Reiner: The Canvas Collection.

Duration:00:12:47

Booker T. Jones, Robb Reiner and more 29/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/29/2019
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Grammy-winning R&B legend Booker T. Jones reflects on his life and legacy, which he's celebrating with the release of a new memoir and album. The q This music panel discusses a recent New York Times article that's been receiving backlash for claiming that Drake popularized rap-singing. Anvil drummer Robb Reiner talks about his second artistic identity as a fine artist.

Duration:00:52:06

iskwē, Mati Diop and more 28/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/28/2019
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Canadian musician iskwē drops by the q studio to perform some songs from her new album, acākosīk. French-Senegalese filmmaker Mati Diop explains how her Cannes-winning film, Atlantics, creates a complex portrait of Senegalese youth. Music journalist Jon Savage makes the argument that the year 1966 was an important turning point for all pop culture that followed. Siminovitch Prize winners Maiko Yamamoto and James Long talk about what their big win means for them as well as for their protégé,...

Duration:01:03:19

iskwē: The artist, creator and musician performs live in the q studio

11/28/2019
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Canadian musician iskwē drops by the q studio to perform some songs from her new album, acākosīk.

Duration:00:18:24

Maiko Yamamoto and James Long: The Siminovitch Prize winners on mentorship in Canadian theatre

11/28/2019
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Artistic directors Maiko Yamamoto and James Long of Vancouver's Theatre Replacement are the first duo to win Canada's $100,000 Siminovich Prize in the award's 19-year history.

Duration:00:15:42

Mati Diop: The filmmaker on her acclaimed debut feature, Atlantics

11/28/2019
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The French-Senegalese actor-turned-director joined Tom Power at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival to talk about her Cannes-winning first feature, Atlantics.

Duration:00:12:55

Dan Piepenbring: The author on finishing Prince's memoir without Prince

11/27/2019
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Journalist Dan Piepenbring, the co-author of Prince's memoir, titled The Beautiful Ones, joined Tom Power to talk about what it was like to finish one of the music icon's final projects without him.

Duration:00:18:54

Mappe Of: How imagining fictional landscapes helped the multi-instrumentalist create his epic new concept album The Isle of Ailynn

11/27/2019
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Multi-instrumentalist Tom Meikle, a.k.a. Mappe Of, dropped by the q music studio to perform some songs from his sophomore album, The Isle of Ailynn.

Duration:00:27:51

Dan Piepenbring, Mappe Of and more 27/11/2019 [Full episode]

11/27/2019
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Prince's co-author Dan Piepenbring talks about what it was like to finish the music icon's memoir without him. Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg shares his memories of his friend, the late Kirsty MacColl. Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali. Multi-instrumentalist Mappe Of drops by the q music studio to perform some songs from his epic new concept album, The Isle of Ailynn.

Duration:01:10:27