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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

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

Dallas Green, Little Scream and more 18/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/18/2020
Singer-songwriter Dallas Green, a.k.a. City and Colour, opens up about his new album, the loneliness of touring and the sudden loss of a friend. Magician Julie Eng discusses the Art Gallery of Ontario's latest exhibit, Illusions: The Art of Magic, which takes visitors back to the golden age of magic — and the role of women in it. Singer-songwriter Little Scream performs from her new album, Speed Queen, and talks about the power of music to inspire and ignite change.

Duration:01:08:06

Mandy Patinkin, Loreena McKennitt and more 17/02/2020 [Full episode]

2/17/2020
Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin discusses his deep love of music, his acting career and his latest album, Children and Art. Musician Loreena McKennitt performs and talks about her first collection of new music since 2006, Lost Souls. Songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul talk about bringing their hit musical Dear Evan Hansen to Toronto. Composer Ian Cusson tells us why rewriting part of the famous Louis Riel opera is being seen as an act of reparation.

Duration:01:02:35

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