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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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Sept. 18: Giller Prize juror Lynn Coady discusses this year's "diverse and exciting" long list

9/18/2017
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The Giller Prize has announced its high anticipated long list and juror, and previous winner, Lynn Coady opens up about the process behind narrowing down the list of contenders to 12 titles.

Duration: 00:13:09


Sept. 18: What makes a movie a hit: good reviews or big budgets?

9/18/2017
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Yves Bergquist of the University of Southern California's comes up with some surprising insights into what actually makes for critical favourites and box office smashes.

Duration: 00:11:32


Sept. 18: Pierre Kwenders is building a musical bridge between Africa and the rest of the world

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Congolese-Canadian musician Pierre Kwenders talks about his latest album Makanda at the End of Space, the Beginning of Time, and why we need to stop using the term "world music."

Duration: 00:16:14


Sept. 18: Were The Handmaid's Tale and Saturday Night Live's big Emmy wins a result of our political climate?

9/18/2017
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We take a look back at the big winners and moments from last night's Emmy Awards with our q screen panel featuring Amanda Joy and John Semley.

Duration: 00:15:48


Full episode: Recapping the 2017 Emmys, Pierre Kwenders, Yves Bergquist, the Giller Prize long list 09/18/17

9/18/2017
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Amanda Joy and John Semley take a look at the biggest moments from last night's Emmys. Pierre Kwenders on ending the phrase 'world music.' Yves Bergquist explains why this summer's box office was one of its worst. The Giller Prize long list is revealed.

Duration: 00:58:24


Sept. 15: Richard Wagamese's Indian Horse shocked and inspired this director to bring it to the big screen

9/15/2017
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Director Steve Campanelli discusses his newest film, Indian Horse, which is based on the popular Richard Wagamese novel. Campanelli opens up about the Wagamese's inspiring words and working with him to bring the story to the big screen.

Duration: 00:12:16


Sept. 15: What were the biggest trends from New York Fashion Week 2017?

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Vogue contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert reports back from this year's New York Fashion Week to discuss the biggest trends and whether this year was its most political.

Duration: 00:11:08


Sept. 15: Bruce Cockburn thought he ran out of songs but now he's back with Bone On Bone

9/15/2017
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Legendary Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn opens about the seven year period between his albums and how he thought he ran out of songs to write. His new album, Bone On Bone, comes out on Sept. 22.

Duration: 00:19:42


Full episode: Bruce Cockburn, Mosha Lundström Halbert, Steve Campanelli 09/15/17

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Bruce Cockburn opens up about his first album in seven years. Fashion journalist Mosha Lundström Halbert recaps this year's New York Fashion Week. Director Steve Campanelli brings Richard Wagamese's Indian Horse to the big screen.

Duration: 00:56:27


Sept. 14: 'Visibility is important': why Ellen Wong is hopeful about Asian representation in film and TV

9/14/2017
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The Canadian actress, who was named a Rising Star at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, opens up about her struggles of finding roles with actual arcs in film and television.

Duration: 00:14:32


Sept. 14: Black Cop flips the power dynamic on police brutality

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Cory Bowles discusses his directorial debut, Black Cop, which flips the script on police brutality. Shot in Halifax, the film uses a mix of real and fake social media footage to show what facing police brutality is really like.

Duration: 00:16:35


Sept. 14: Siddhartha Khosla is an 'invisible' but crucial character on the hit show This Is Us

9/14/2017
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Composer Siddhartha Khosla talks about the challenges of writing music for the Emmy-nominated show, This Is Us.

Duration: 00:19:14


Full episode: Siddhartha Khosla, Cory Bowles, Ellen Wong 09/14/17

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This Is Us composer Siddhartha Khosla breaks down his writing process. Director Cory Bowles flips the power dynamic on police brutality in his new film, Black Cop. Actress Ellen Wong discusses Asian representation in film and TV.

Duration: 00:54:35


Full episode: Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, Stars, Alex Mayhew 09/13/17

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Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy bring the story of Robin Cavendish to the big screen in the new film, Breathe. Stars perform and discuss their upcoming new album. Artist Alex Mayhew is making us see art in a new way using augmented reality.

Duration: 01:02:52


Sept. 13: This artist wants to you see art in a new way by using augmented reality

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Artist Alex Mayhew's new project sees paintings from the AGO's permanent collection come alive in a new, modern context by using an app that utilizes augmented reality technology.

Duration: 00:14:52


Sept. 13: Stars are using the 'civilizing force' of music to fight the devil

9/13/2017
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Toronto band Stars open up about their upcoming new album, There is no Love in Fluorescent Light, and creating songs of love in these politically turbulent times.

Duration: 00:27:26


Sept. 13: Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy bring the story of Robin Cavendish to the big screen in Breathe

9/13/2017
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Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy talk about their new film Breathe which tells the story of polio survivor and pioneering disability rights advocate Robin Cavendish.

Duration: 00:18:32


Sept. 12: Esperanza Spalding's improvised experiment: recording a new album live on Facebook

9/12/2017
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The acclaimed jazz musician is taking the creative process of recording her new album straight to social media.

Duration: 00:19:58


Sept. 12: Save This House: remembering Spirit of the West's seminal album

9/12/2017
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As Spirit of the West's John Mann prepares to retreat from the spotlight, we take a look at one of the group's landmark recordings.

Duration: 00:11:16


How has online porn affected us?

9/12/2017
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In his podcast The Butterfly Effect, Jon Ronson talks about the effects of online porn on the lives of those who make it and those who consume it.

Duration: 00:19:38

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