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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

Language:

English

Contact:

416-205-3700

Email:

q@cbc.ca


Episodes

Stella Meghie: The filmmaker on her latest film, The Photograph

2/14/2020
Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie joined guest host Laurie Brown to talk about her multi-generational love story, The Photograph.

Duration:00:15:37

Fred Penner: The musician on The Cat Came Back's 40th anniversary and his late sister's relationship with music

2/14/2020
Fred Penner joined Tom Power on stage at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Ont., to sing some songs and chat about his debut record's 40th anniversary.

Duration:00:20:49

Stella Meghie, Fred Penner and more 14/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/14/2020
Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie shares the real-life inspiration behind her multi-generational love story, The Photograph. On YouTube's 15th anniversary, culture writer Alyssa Bereznak and YouTuber turned filmmaker Joe Penna take a look back on the video platform's highs, lows and major changes. Musician Fred Penner performs and reflects on his debut album, The Cat Came Back, 40 years after it was first recorded.

Duration:00:56:41

Jan Derbyshire: In her new one-woman show, the comedian asks the audience to assess her mental health

2/13/2020
Comedian Jan Derbyshire has been certified insane eight times, but in her one-woman show, Certified, she asks her audience to act as her personal mental health review board.

Duration:00:12:34

Jackie Pirico: The comedian jokes about her model cousin and her distaste for Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square

2/13/2020
Jackie Pirico joined Tom Power on stage at the River Run Centre in her hometown of Guelph, Ont., to perform a short stand-up set for a special live taping of q.

Duration:00:13:40

Alan Doyle, Jan Derbyshire and more 13/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/13/2020
Musician Alan Doyle drops by the q studio to perform some songs from his new solo EP, Rough Side Out. Actress Amanda Brugel explains why she's championing Samra Habib's memoir We Have Always Been Here for Canada Reads. Comedian Jackie Pirico jokes about her model cousin and her distaste for Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square. Comedian Jan Derbyshire talks about her new one-woman show Certified, in which she asks the audience to assess her mental health.

Duration:01:14:37

Alan Doyle: The Canadian musician performs live in the q studio

2/13/2020
Musician Alan Doyle joined Tom Power live in the q studio to perform some songs from his new solo EP, Rough Side Out, which is out everywhere tomorrow.

Duration:00:28:37

Christopher House: The dancer and choreographer reflects on four decades with the Toronto Dance Theatre

2/12/2020
Canadian dancer and choreographer Christopher House joined Tom Power live in the q studio to reflect on his career and choreographic work, which has been marked by innovation, experimentation and risk.

Duration:00:17:09

William Prince: The singer-songwriter on his career highlights and new album, Reliever

2/12/2020
Singer-songwriter William Prince joined host Tom Power on stage at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Ont., for a special live taping of q.

Duration:00:20:26

Jayne Eastwood, Christopher House and more 12/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/12/2020
Actress Jayne Eastwood discusses her 50-year acting career and her starring role in Hey Lady!, a new CBC comedy series. Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: The Vanished Birds by Simon Jimenez. Dancer and choreographer Christopher House reflects on the four decades he's spent working with the Toronto Dance Theatre. Singer-songwriter William Prince talks about his career highlights and his new album, Reliever.

Duration:01:04:18

Jayne Eastwood: The actress on the joys of playing a shockingly shameless senior citizen

2/12/2020
The prolific Toronto-born actress joined Tom Power live in the q studio to discuss her 50-year acting career and her starring role in Hey Lady!, a new CBC comedy series.

Duration:00:19:40

Paul Reiser, Thomas King and more 11/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/11/2020
Actor and comedian Paul Reiser reflects on his roles in Mad About You, The Kominsky Method and Stranger Things. Author Thomas King reads from his book of poetry, 77 Fragments of a Familiar Ruin. Kelly Peterson and pianist Benny Green talk about the late Canadian jazz icon Oscar Peterson and why his Africa Suite has has never been performed in its entirety — until now.

Duration:01:02:58

Thomas King: The author reads from his book of poetry, 77 Fragments of a Familiar Ruin

2/11/2020
Author Thomas King joined Tom Power on stage at the River Run Centre in Guelph, Ont., for a special live taping of q.

Duration:00:13:55

Paul Reiser: The actor reflects on Mad About You, The Kominsky Method and Stranger Things

2/11/2020
Actor Paul Reiser sat down with Tom Power at q's grand piano to talk about his roles in Mad About You, The Kominsky Method and Stranger Things.

Duration:00:31:12

Kelly Peterson and Benny Green: Oscar Peterson's Africa Suite has never been performed in its entirety — until now

2/11/2020
Twelve years after Oscar Peterson's death, his Africa Suite will make its world premiere at Toronto's Koerner Hall. Kelly Peterson, the wife of the late jazz artist, and Benny Green, Oscar's protege and collaborator, joined Tom Power to talk about the late Canadian jazz icon and why his Africa Suite is premiering now.

Duration:00:18:50

Yolanda Bonnell: Why the playwright is asking that only people of colour review her play, Bug

2/10/2020
Yolanda Bonnell is a two-spirit, Ojibwe/South Asian performer and playwright who's taking a stand with her play Bug, which is on stage now at the Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto. She's made one request from the media: that only Indigenous, black or other people of colour review her play.

Duration:00:13:12

Yolanda Bonnell, Oscars panel and more 10/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/10/2020
On this week's screen panel, Amanda Parris, Teri Hart and Eli Glasner recap the major moments from this year's Academy Awards. Playwright and poet Yolanda Bonnell drops by the q studio to discuss her play Bug and why she's asking that only people of colour review it. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert shares her top red carpet fashion moments from last night's Oscars. The artists and key contributors to the song Northern Touch reflect on its impact, then and now.

Duration:01:05:04

Cathy Yan: From reporting to directing, the Birds of Prey director reflects on her rise

2/7/2020
In 2010, Cathy Yan wrote about rookie directors for the Wall Street Journal. Now, she's directing her own feature films. Yan joined guest host Laurie Brown to discuss her new film, Birds of Prey, and her rise from reporter to director.

Duration:00:19:33

Cathy Yan, Bong Joon-ho and more 07/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/7/2020
Birds of Prey director Cathy Yan reflects on her rise from Wall Street Journal reporter to Hollywood director. The q This music panel discusses how rapper Roddy Ricch is dominating the Billboard charts and defying convention. Brian Jackson presents his q gateway to the work of his friend and collaborator Gil Scott-Heron. Parasite director Bong Joon-ho tells us what inspired him to make a thriller about income inequality, and why anxiety and fear in film can't shine without humour.

Duration:00:58:15

Alessia Cara: The singer-songwriter on self-deprecation and hosting the 2020 Junos

2/6/2020
The 23-year-old Brampton native, who is nominated for six different Juno awards, will take the stage at next month's ceremony as host.

Duration:00:18:54