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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

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

Sarah Harmer: The Juno-winning singer-songwriter and musician performs live in the q studio

2/20/2020
Sarah Harmer drops by the q studio with her band to perform some songs from her new album, Are You Gone.

Duration:00:24:55

Vivek Shraya: The artist honours her failed dream to be a pop star in a new one-woman show

2/20/2020
The Polaris Music Prize nominee, visual artist, filmmaker and author talks about her new solo stage show, How To Fail As A Pop Star, which is focused on the true story of her life in music.

Duration:00:19:39

Joseph Morales: The Hamilton star gets his second shot to follow in Lin-Manuel Miranda's footsteps

2/20/2020
The hit musical Hamilton has arrived in Canada with a brand new cast. Actor Joseph Morales, who plays Alexander Hamilton, joined Tom Power to talk about taking on the title role made famous by the show's creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Duration:00:18:31

Sarah Harmer, Vivek Shraya and more 20/02/20 [Full episode]

2/20/2020
Juno-winning musician Sarah Harmer drops by the q studio with her band to perform some songs from her first album in 10 years, Are You Gone. Hamilton star Joseph Morales talks about taking on the hit musical's title role, which was originally played by the show's creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Country music singer George Canyon explains why he's championing From the Ashes by author Jesse Thistle in this year's Canada Reads competition. Musician, writer and visual artist Vivek Shraya talks...

Duration:01:14:20

William Gibson: The science fiction writer on his latest novel, Agency

2/19/2020
Influential Vancouver-based science fiction writer William Gibson — the man who coined the term "cyberspace" — returns with Agency, a new novel about artificial intelligence, alternate realities and time travel.

Duration:00:19:10

Juul Haalmeyer: The costume designer reflects on his work for iconic Canadian television shows

2/19/2020
The Canadian costume designer is being honoured with the Nobis Industry Icon Award at the Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design (CAFTCAD) Awards.

Duration:00:18:08

William Gibson, Juul Haalmeyer and more 19/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/19/2020
Science fiction writer William Gibson talks about his latest release, Agency, a new novel about artificial intelligence, alternate realities and time travel. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud breaks down why 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg has made memes a part of his campaign strategy — and how people are reacting to it. Powerhouse singer Nefe premieres her song Lipstick Wish at the Hillside Inside Festival during a special live taping of q. Costume designer Juul...

Duration:01:02:25

Dallas Green: The Canadian musician on his new album, the loneliness of touring and the sudden loss of a friend

2/18/2020
Dallas Green, a.k.a. City and Colour, is up for a Juno for his latest album, A Pill for Loneliness. He sat down with Tom Power at his record label in Toronto to discuss his Juno nomination, why he took a break from music, and how he's dealing with the recent loss of his friend and collaborator, Karl Bareham, to a tragic accident.

Duration:00:31:46

Julie Eng: A new AGO exhibit takes us back to the golden age of magic — and the role of women in it

2/18/2020
Julie Eng is a magician with more than 30 years of experience. She's also one of the contributors to a new exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario, called Illusions: The Art of Magic. She joined Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about the role of women in magic and how many of their stories have been overshadowed and forgotten.

Duration:00:16:21

Little Scream: The singer-songwriter on the power of music to inspire and ignite change

2/18/2020
The American-born, Montreal-based musician opened a special live taping of q with a performance from her new album, Speed Queen.

Duration:00:19:38