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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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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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Episodes

Ken Lum: The award-winning artist on creating public art

2/28/2020
Ken Lum is one of Canada's most celebrated artists, known for his large-scale public art, including Vancouver's iconic East Van cross. He joined Tom Power to discuss an upcoming sculptural installation in Burnaby, B.C., his new book Everything Is Relevant, and his recent Governor General's Award and Gershon Iskowitz Prize wins.

Duration:00:18:55

Arthur Simeon: Feeling romantic? This comedian says there's a slow-jam for every occasion

2/28/2020
The first time Arthur Simeon saw stand-up, he was bewildered that it was an art form. He had just moved from Uganda to Canada for university and the bewilderment he felt that night eventually became a trademark of his own comedy. On his new comedy record, The Blackest Panther, Simeon observes everything from his sisters to microwaves with a sense of amused curiosity.

Duration:00:12:31

John Turturro: The actor and filmmaker on making The Jesus Rolls, a companion film to The Big Lebowski

2/28/2020
More than 20 years after Joel and Ethan Coen's cult classic film The Big Lebowski was released, a companion film has arrived, called The Jesus Rolls. John Turturro takes over as writer and director, as well as reprising his role as Jesus Quintana, whom the new movie centres on.

Duration:00:20:30

John Turturro, Ken Lum and more 28/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/28/2020
Actor John Turturro talks about reprising his small but memorable role as Jesus Quintana in a new companion film to The Big Lebowski, called The Jesus Rolls, which he also wrote and directed. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Erin Ashley discuss whether Canadian music is having a "moment" right now and, if so, how long it will last. Comedian Arthur Simeon talks about his new comedy record, The Blackest Panther, in which he observes everything from his sisters to microwaves...

Duration:01:07:19

Rose Cousins, Albert Shin and more 27/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/27/2020
Singer-songwriter Rose Cousins chats about her new album, Bravado, and performs live in the q studio. Actress Kaniehtiio Horn explains why she's championing Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson in this year's Canada Reads competition. Actress and musician Maya Hawke opens up about her famous parents, Stranger Things and her upcoming album. Filmmaker Albert Shin tells us how his new thriller, Disappearance at Clifton Hill, is informed by his own childhood experience.

Duration:01:05:26

Rose Cousins: The singer-songwriter brings Bravado to the q studio

2/27/2020
Rose Cousins, one of Canada's most powerful songwriters, dropped by the q studio to perform a few songs from her new album, Bravado.

Duration:00:21:19

Albert Shin: The filmmaker on his thriller Disappearance at Clifton Hill

2/27/2020
Albert Shin's latest film is a thriller about a young woman who thinks she saw a kidnapping take place in her hometown. Shin explains how Disappearance at Clifton Hill is informed by his own childhood experience, and how he, as a Korean-Canadian filmmaker, feels about Korean cinema's big moment right now.

Duration:00:18:37

Gord Sinclair: The Tragically Hip bassist on losing Gord Downie and becoming a 'reluctant solo artist'

2/26/2020
After a career spent with the Tragically Hip, bassist Gord Sinclair is ready to tell his own story on his new solo album, Taxi Dancers. He sat down with Tom Power to talk about the album and taking a step forward after losing Gord Downie.

Duration:00:21:38

Connor Jessup: How the actor landed his dream job on Netflix's Locke & Key

2/26/2020
Canadian actor Connor Jessup stars in Netflix's new supernatural series, Locke & Key. He joined Tom Power in the q studio to talk about why it's always been a professional goal of his to act in an adaptation of a fantasy book.

Duration:00:16:46

Gord Sinclair, Connor Jessup and more 26/02/20 [Full episode]

2/26/2020
The Tragically Hip's Gord Sinclair opens up about losing Gord Downie and becoming a "reluctant solo artist" on his new album, Taxi Dancers. Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: Yes No Maybe So by Aisha Saeed and Becky Albertalli. Toronto-based actor Connor Jessup talks about how he landed his dream job on Netflix's new supernatural series, Locke & Key. Audiobook narrators Erin Moon and Fajer Al-Kaisi discuss the growing field of narration and what the...

Duration:01:09:40

Ronnie Burkett: The Canadian puppeteer on his unique "vaudeville with marionettes"

2/25/2020
Ronnie Burkett has been captivated by puppetry since age seven and began touring his shows around Alberta at the age of 14. Today, he's an officer of the Order of Canada and an internationally recognized puppeteer. He joined Tom Power to talk about his latest show, Forget Me Not, and the future of his profession.

Duration:00:21:37

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings: The Juno Award-winning band brings their new album to the q music studio

2/25/2020
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings dropped by the q music studio to talk about their latest album, King of this Town, and to perform a few songs from it.

Duration:00:20:45

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Ronnie Burkett and more 25/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/25/2020
CBC entertainment reporter Zulekha Nathoo unpacks Harvey Weinstein's guilty verdict and what's next in the trial. Juno Award-winning band Blackie and the Rodeo Kings drop by the q music studio to perform from their new album, King of this Town. Canadian puppeteer Ronnie Burkett talks about his unique "vaudeville with marionettes" and the future of his profession.

Duration:01:05:07

Tom's Podcast Pick: Asking For It

2/25/2020
From CBC Podcasts and Mermaid Palace, Asking For It is a queer contemporary take of the Goldilocks tale: about love, music, and breaking the cycle of abuse. Goldie escapes a chaotic childhood only to go from a partner who starves her of love to a partner who nearly drowns her in it, before learning to be just right on her own. Subscribe to Asking For It at hyperurl.co/askingforit

Duration:00:27:07

Crystal Pite: The choreographer on debuting Angels' Atlas with the National Ballet of Canada

2/24/2020
Award-winning choreographer Crystal Pite brings the unexpected into dance. She joined Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about debuting the world premiere of Angels' Atlas with the National Ballet of Canada.

Duration:00:20:49

Nicholas Pinnock: The actor on For Life, 50 Cent's new show about a wrongful conviction

2/24/2020
Nicholas Pinnock joined Tom Power to talk about his role in the new legal and family drama For Life, which was inspired by the remarkable true story of prisoner-turned-lawyer Isaac Wright Jr.

Duration:00:21:50

Nicholas Pinnock, Crystal Pite and more 24/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/24/2020
Actor Nicholas Pinnock discusses his role in the new legal and family drama For Life, which was inspired by the remarkable true story of prisoner-turned-lawyer Isaac Wright Jr. On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Kathleen Newman-Bremang look back on the impact of the hit reality show Survivor on its 20th anniversary. Author Jon Tattrie unearths Nova Scotia's secret Bob Marley connection. Choreographer Crystal Pite talks about debuting Angels' Atlas with the National Ballet of Canada.

Duration:01:07:25

Baaba Maal: The Senegalese singer and guitarist on his life in music

2/21/2020
Senegalese singer and guitarist Baaba Maal joined Tom Power to share how he's used his sound as a platform for social change.

Duration:00:19:25

Daniel Caesar: The R&B singer opens up about career-changing online controversy

2/21/2020
Daniel Caesar spoke candidly with Tom Power about music, science, a big shout-out from Barack Obama, and navigating a controversy that shook his career.

Duration:00:21:22

Daniel Caesar, Baaba Maal and more 21/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/21/2020
Toronto R&B singer Daniel Caesar opens up about personal responsibility, the challenges of his newfound fame and his sophomore album, Case Study 01. On this week's q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman share their takes on Grimes' latest album Miss Anthropocene, and discuss the death of rapper Pop Smoke who was killed in a home invasion in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter's Rebecca Keegan fills us in on the latest in the Harvey Weinstein trial. Senegalese singer and...

Duration:01:10:27