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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


Episodes

Tomi Adeyemi: The novelist on Children of Virtue and Vengeance, film adaptations and getting a shout out from Beyoncé

1/16/2020
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Tomi Adeyemi returns to q to talk about Children of Virtue and Vengeance, the sequel to her smash hit New York Times bestselling book, Children of Blood and Bone.

Duration:00:18:21

Matthew Rankin: The filmmaker on playing fast and loose with Canadian history in new film The Twentieth Century

1/16/2020
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Matthew Rankin's first feature-length film, The Twentieth Century, is a gonzo satire inspired by the diaries of former Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King.

Duration:00:15:49

J. C. MacKenzie: How the Canadian actor became one of Martin Scorsese's go-to character actors

1/16/2020
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Canadian character actor J. C. MacKenzie tells us what it's like working with Martin Scorsese, and how he holds his own onscreen against superstars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Pacino.

Duration:00:12:10

Kris Davis: The Canadian jazz pianist on pushing the boundaries of the piano

1/16/2020
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Canadian jazz pianist Kris Davis talks about her latest album, Diatom Ribbons.

Duration:00:13:02

Tomi Adeyemi, Kris Davis and more 16/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/16/2020
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Novelist Tomi Adeyemi returns to q to talk about Children of Virtue and Vengeance, the sequel to her smash hit New York Times bestselling book, Children of Blood and Bone. Filmmaker Matthew Rankin talks about playing fast and loose with Canadian history in his new film The Twentieth Century. Canadian character actor J. C. MacKenzie tells us what it's like working with Martin Scorsese, and how he holds his own onscreen against superstars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Pacino. Canadian jazz...

Duration:01:01:18

Jay Douglas: The Toronto reggae legend reflects on his life and career

1/15/2020
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Jay Douglas talks about coming to Canada from Jamaica in the '60s, his part in supporting the Jamaica To Toronto compilation, and his new single, Jah Children.

Duration:00:15:24

Jeff VanderMeer: The author on Dead Astronauts and seeing his novels adapted for the screen

1/15/2020
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Author Jeff VanderMeer blends speculative fiction, horror and environmental themes in his award-winning novels, including the bestseller Annihilation. He discusses the latest in his popular Borne series, Dead Astronauts.

Duration:00:17:36

Jeff VanderMeer, Jay Douglas and more 15/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/15/2020
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Author Jeff VanderMeer talks about his latest novel Dead Astronauts and seeing his work adapted for the screen. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: A Prayer For Travellers by Ruchika Tomar. Iranian filmmaker Babak Payami discusses how the Tirgan Festival is memorializing its eight volunteers who lost their lives on Flight 752. Toronto reggae legend Jay Douglas reflects on his incredible life and career, and talks about his new single, Jah Children.

Duration:01:01:04

Lesley Hampton: This Indigenous designer's gowns are turning heads on the red carpet — and busting down barriers

1/14/2020
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Meet Lesley Hampton, the 25-year-old Canadian designer whose gown made major waves on the Golden Globes red carpet this year.

Duration:00:16:05

Floria Sigismondi: The art star brings her dark aesthetic to the page and the big screen with a new book and film

1/14/2020
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Canadian filmmaker, photographer and visual artist Floria Sigismondi talks about her eye-popping new photography book, Eat the Sun, as well as her psychological horror film, The Turning.

Duration:00:19:22

Floria Sigismondi, Holy F and more 14/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/14/2020
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Canadian filmmaker, photographer and visual artist Floria Sigismondi talks about bringing her dark aesthetic to the page and the big screen with a new book and film. Meet Lesley Hampton, the 25-year-old Indigenous designer whose gowns are turning heads on the red carpet — and busting down barriers. Editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon discusses his response to the Iran plane crash, which was published in last week's Halifax Chronicle Herald. Electronica band Holy F drops by the q music...

Duration:01:06:25

Remembering Neil Peart: How the Rush drummer helped music thrive in Canada

1/13/2020
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Drummers Max Weinberg and Peter Erskine, and Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage filmmaker Sam Dunn, joined Tom Power to celebrate Neil Peart's life and legacy.

Duration:00:24:08

Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers: The directors on their award-winning film The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open

1/13/2020
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Directors Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers discuss their acclaimed drama, which just won the $100,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.

Duration:00:17:08

Neil Peart tribute, Oscar nominations panel and more 13/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/13/2020
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Max Weinberg, Peter Erskine and Sam Dunn pay tribute to the late Neil Peart of Rush by remembering the Canadian rock icon's life and legacy. The Hollywood Reporter's Rebecca Keegan discusses Harvey Weinstein's trial and its implications for both the #MeToo movement and for women working in Hollywood right now. Directors Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers talk about their acclaimed Canadian drama, The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open, which just won the $100,000 Rogers Best...

Duration:01:15:51

Jamie Oliver, q This music panel and more 10/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/10/2020
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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver discusses his new book, Ultimate Veg, and traces his unconventional path in cooking. The q This music panel looks at the most highly anticipated records of 2020, starting with Selena Gomez’s “Rare,” which dropped today. Then a conversation with the co-founders of Darkspark, a Canadian non-profit that helps students write and record their own music.

Duration:00:13:14

From Nunavut to B.C.: Darkspark connects students across Canada with the power of music

1/10/2020
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One of the non-profit's latest series focuses on helping students voice their perspectives about Canada's colonial history through song.

Duration:00:17:35

From Selena Gomez to Justin Bieber: what new music will 2020 bring?

1/10/2020
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Music critics A. Harmony and Stuart Berman kick off the conversation discussing "Rare," Selena Gomez' hugely anticipated new album.

Duration:00:13:45

Jamie Oliver waited 9 years for the right moment to release his new veg cookbook

1/10/2020
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The celebrity chef let's us in on his unconventional journey to success, and why he finally released his new vegetarian recipe book, Ultimate Veg, after sitting on it for almost a decade.

Duration:00:19:47

Andrea Bang: How the Kim's Convenience actress landed her starring role — with no TV experience

1/9/2020
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The hit TV comedy Kim's Convenience has connected with viewers around the world — but when Andrea Bang landed a starring role, it was a whole new world for the Burnaby-born actress.

Duration:00:13:35

Seong-Jin Cho: The stellar pianist performs, talks about the award that changed his life

1/9/2020
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The young South Korean maestro is making his Toronto Symphony debut marking Beethoven's 250th birthday.

Duration:00:12:13