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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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Jully Black: The singer on her personal connection to the musical Caroline, or Change

1/27/2020
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Canada's Queen of R&B joined host Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about making her musical theatre debut in Caroline, or Change.

Duration:00:18:57

Meegwun Fairbrother: The Burden of Truth star on how he learned to embrace his Indigenous identity

1/27/2020
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Meegwun Fairbrother is an actor of Ojibway and Scottish origin who stars as Police Chief Owen Beckbie on CBC's Burden of Truth.

Duration:00:16:31

Jully Black, Meegwun Fairbrother and more 27/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/27/2020
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Canada's Queen of R&B Jully Black talks about her musical theatre debut in Caroline, or Change as well as her personal connection to the story. On this week's q This panel, music journalists A. Harmony and Stuart Berman discuss the 2020 Grammys and the role the ceremony plays in the music industry today. Lakers photographer Andrew Bernstein, who shot 400,000 pictures of Kobe Bryant, reveals the one photo he will never forget. Burden of Truth star Meegwun Fairbrother discusses how his work...

Duration:01:04:17

Andy Shauf: The singer-songwriter performs live in the q studio

1/24/2020
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On the release day of his highly-anticipated new album, The Neon Skyline, Andy Shauf and his band dropped by the q studio to perform a few songs from the record.

Duration:00:15:17

Andy Shauf, Ahmad Meree and more 24/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/24/2020
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On the release day of his highly-anticipated new album, The Neon Skyline, Andy Shauf and his band drop by the q studio to perform a few songs. Superstar Billie Eilish shares her perspective on success, social media and fame. Toronto Star reporter Katie Daubs unpacks why the Hallmark Channel probably can't recover from its same-sex ad controversy without alienating audiences. Syrian playwright and actor Ahmad Meree talks about his new play Suitcase and how his experiences as a displaced...

Duration:01:02:13

Ahmad Meree: For this Syrian playwright, the refugee experience is the stuff of art and life

1/24/2020
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Ahmad Meree's new play Suitcase, which is currently running in Toronto, is about the experience of a young married couple who are fleeing their home country.

Duration:00:15:44

Rajni Perera: The Canadian artist on how science fiction influences her work

1/23/2020
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Rajni Perera discusses why depicting black and brown women is so central to her practice, and why the Canadian art market can be a tough nut to crack.

Duration:00:16:17

Brett Kissel: The Canadian country music star performs live in the q studio

1/23/2020
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Brett Kissel drops by the q studio to perform some new songs from his latest album, Now or Never.

Duration:00:18:47

Brett Kissel, Rajni Perera and more 23/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/23/2020
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Canadian country music star Brett Kissel drops by the q studio to perform some new songs from his latest album, Now or Never. Canadian artist Rajni Perera explains how science fiction influences her work, and why depicting black and brown women is so central to her practice. Writer Suzannah Showler unpacks what The Bachelor franchise tells us about our ideas on dating, romance and North American identity. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert discusses the cancellation of this year's...

Duration:00:59:03

Canada Reads 2020: Meet this year's contenders

1/22/2020
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To kick off this year's challenge, all five Canada Reads panellists get together in the q studio to introduce the books they are championing.

Duration:00:16:26

Franklin Leonard: The Black List founder on what this year's list says about Hollywood in 2020

1/22/2020
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For more than a decade, Leonard has produced the Black List, an annual survey of Hollywood's best unproduced screenplays. He discusses the latest list and what it says about the changing future of Hollywood.

Duration:00:16:13

Canada Reads, Franklin Leonard and more 22/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/22/2020
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All five Canada Reads 2020 panellists get together in the q studio to introduce the books they are championing. Our online columnist Alyssa Bereznak unpacks the risks of a new Twitter feature that will let users decide who can reply to their tweets. Canadian singer-songwriter William Prince presents a q block party dedicated to his hometown, the Peguis First Nation. Black List founder Franklin Leonard tells us what this year's list says about Hollywood in 2020.

Duration:00:58:46

Dion Johnstone: The Canadian actor on why Shakespeare's politics seem more relevant than ever

1/21/2020
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Dion Johnstone's latest role is in a new production of Julius Caesar. He joined Tom Power live in studio to talk about the play's parallels with present-day politics.

Duration:00:16:01

Anyway Gang: The Canadian supergroup performs live in the q music studio

1/21/2020
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Anyway Gang consists of Sam Roberts, Menno Versteeg of Hollerado, Chris Murphy of Sloan, and Dave Monks of Tokyo Police Club. They dropped by the q music studio to perform some songs from their self-titled debut album.

Duration:00:22:23

Shirin Neshat: The artist shifts her gaze from Iran to the U.S.

1/21/2020
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Iranian visual artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat sees the complicated world of geopolitics as essential to her art. She joined Tom Power to discuss how her work reflects her life as an Iranian woman in exile.

Duration:00:18:18

Anyway Gang, Dion Johnstone and more 21/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/21/2020
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Canadian supergroup Anyway Gang drops by the q music studio to perform some songs from their self-titled debut album. Visual artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat discusses how her work reflects her life as an Iranian woman in exile, and why she's shifted her gaze from Iran to the United States. Actor Dion Johnstone talks about his latest role in a new production of Julius Caesar and how the play parallels present-day politics.

Duration:01:09:02

Shad: The rapper on interviewing the greatest minds in hip-hop

1/20/2020
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Shad returns to the q studio to talk about the fourth season of Hip-Hop Evolution, which just dropped on Netflix.

Duration:00:17:29

Dornith Doherty: The artist on capturing images of seeds from around the world

1/20/2020
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Dornith Doherty's exhibition Archiving Eden: Exchange features photographs of seeds and seed banks, which exist all over the world to preserve plant species in the case of a catastrophic event.

Duration:00:14:56

Shad, Dornith Doherty and more 20/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/20/2020
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Rapper Shad returns to the q studio to talk about the fourth season of Netflix's Hip-Hop Evolution and what he's learned from interviewing the greatest minds in hip-hop. On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Tina Hassannia unpack news that director Spike Lee has been named the president of the Cannes jury for 2020. Artist Dornith Doherty talks about capturing images of seeds from around the world, why seeds can be poetic, and the role of art in educating people about climate change.

Duration:01:02:24

Molly Burke: Meet the blind YouTuber changing the game when it comes to beauty and fashion online

1/17/2020
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The Canadian YouTuber tells us how making videos gave her confidence, and how she's now helping break barriers for people with disabilities.

Duration:00:17:56