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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

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

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