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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

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

Alexander Ludwig: The Canadian actor on battling addiction and type casting in Hollywood

1/17/2020
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Alexander Ludwig talks about his journey to fame, from a Harry Potter toy commercial, to the Hunger Games, to the hit History Channel show Vikings.

Duration:00:17:34

Molly Burke, Alexander Ludwig and more 17/01/2020 [Full episode]

1/17/2020
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Meet Molly Burke, the blind YouTuber who's changing the game when it comes to beauty and fashion online. The q This music panel discusses Mac Miller's posthumous new album Circles, which was just released today. Canadian actor Alexander Ludwig talks about his journey to fame, battling addiction and type casting in Hollywood.

Duration:01:01:20

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